TALKIEBARB   83,090
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At 60 I feel it is time to get real about my weight, I have been yo yo dieting for 30 years, I will never diet again, I am now enjoying a healthy lifestyle with good nutrition and exercise. At this time I am at the top of my healthy weight (according to WW) by Jan 2007 I intend to reach my goal (about the middle), and I will stay at this goal with the help of Sparkpeople for the rest of my life.
At 60 I feel it is time to get real about my weight, I have been yo yo dieting for 30 years, I will never diet again, I am now enjoying a healthy lifestyle with good nutrition and exercise. At this time I am at the top of my healthy weight (according to WW) by Jan 2007 I intend to reach my goal (about the middle), and I will stay at this goal with the help of Sparkpeople for the rest of my life.




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Member Since: 7/7/2006

SparkPoints: 83,090

Fitness Minutes: 68,017

My Goals:
I have 25 lbs left to lose but the important thing this time for me is I want to keep it off for the rest of my life. I have been yo yo dieting for about 30 years and it is time to get to my goal weight and stay there.

My Program:
I am drinking 8-12 glasses of water

eating serving size portions

I do not eat after 7pm

I exercise every day

Personal Information:
I am 60 - 5''2.5" my goal weight is 125-130. I live in Calgary, Alberta, Canada with my DH and 2 cats. I have two grown daughters, who have given us 3 granddaughters, 1 step son, and twin step daughters.

Other Information:
I dance 4X a week from Sept-Apr, I also love to read currently I''m reading Angels and Demons by Dan Brown, other authors I like are Ken Follet, Robin Cook, Wilburn Smith, Marry Higgins Clark, James Patterson and Sidney Sheldon. I read a romance by Nora Roberts every 3-4 mth. Generally I do not read self help. I think Men are from Mars and Women are from Venus the worst book I have every tried to read, put if down halfway through.

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1HAPPYSPIRIT
9/18/2014 9:35:54 AM

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Just stopping by to wish you a health-filled, fun week and ..
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9/16/2014 8:59:04 AM

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Just stopping by to fill your ☕ with a little SPARK support!
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PARKSCANADA
9/11/2014 3:41:19 PM

Hi TalkieBarb! You left a comment on my blog the other day and I just wanted to respond that yes, I am from Calgary too. It's been quite the crazy couple of days. We live in the SE and I take my youngest son to school - every day across the Glenmore causeway. Honestly, today was the worse day so far. I think because it was nice this morning people were not driving cautiously and there were 3 major accidents on Glenmore - I suspect due to black ice as there were several treacherous spots on the way. Took us 35 minutes to get from Elbow to Crowchild!
Hope you survived the winter storm. We have one elm tree in the backyard that sustained some damage. Our neighbourhood took quite the hit though as we are in Deer Run which is an older neighbourhood. My husband's truck had the side mirror swiped off by a falling tree at the office as well
Take care. Thank goodness for the return of more summer/early fall weather!



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REALTYLADYLISA
7/17/2014 6:23:20 PM

Hope you are doing well on the BL Challenge...just stopping by with a thought for the day and some encouragement from one of the LOVELY LIMES!

The only way you get that fat off is to eat less and exercise more.
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I've realized that I'm more important than food is. I love a big slice of pizza, but I love myself more. Being thin is about changing the way you think about yourself. It's about saying that you deserve to be healthy.
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ZANYGIRL1
7/16/2014 11:23:53 PM

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~Anatole France~

Black Panther love coming your way!! Good luck with your goals in the Summer Challenge!

Karen



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