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At only 5'2 I have always had a battle with the extra #'s. I have had balance, coordination and flexibility problems, so exercise has not been a high priority in my life.

It has taken me a while to adjust to retirement/ 4 years ago I had retired from a 'career' position; that had consumed much of my day-to-day life. Although I now have time to put my efforts into addressing these two items so this retirement chapter of my life wlll be healthy and meaningful.

My total pounds to goal will be 100# plus from my highest weight which was in 2011, Although I had discovered "SPARKPEOPLE". my time commitment to myself till June 1st, 2012 was minimal, and I have only lost 18#, Since June I have been recording my food consumption, attending Aqua Fitness classes 2 x per week and renewed my membership in Curves.

Sept 2-12 - down 35#'s (17#'s with Sparks!)
Jan. 2-13 - down 53#'s (35#'s with Sparks!) ya! on target.
- flexibility, coordination and balance significantly improved!


Member Since: 7/27/2010

Fitness Minutes: 12,733

My Goals:
Focus my time and energy on improving my metabolism, to eat healthy, Increase physical activity
Be under 200# by October 2012 (ALMOST THERE -09-02-12)
Revised: 160# by April 2013
at Goal 125 - 130 by January 2014


My Program:
Eat regularly,
- 3 Meals, 2 Snacks each day
- keep within SPARKS calorie range
- Exercise 2 x /week Aqua Fit 3 x / week Curves
- Keep motivated!
- Log food, water and exercise daily
- Read "SPARK articles
- Consider Tabata Training
ADDED:
- 15 minute exercise challenge
- climbing 4 flights of stairs instead of elevator - yes!
- walk all aisles in store before checking out - yes!
- SPARK chair exercises -0-
- Incumbent bike 20 minutes - once per week - yes!
- Practice floating and kicking' when in pool - once per week - yes!

- 5 Minute Challenge
- tidy a room/cupboard
- start laundry



Personal Information:
Proud to be Canadian
My lightest weight was when I was born 5-1/2#'s...a preemie!



Other Information:
Goals:
Weight 125-130# and maintain
Able to ride a bike again
Regular exercise routine
Swimming Lessons to improve 'strokes' and do the 'crawl'




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  • v SAMI199
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    Q: Why can't you borrow money from a leprechaun?
    A: Because they're always a little short.

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    Have a Magical Monday,Lassie!
    Hugs,
    Sami
    1213 days ago
  • v FUSIONFITNESS3
    Thanks so much for dropping by my blog, "Ready, Set, Go. Jumping into March Feet First." I appreciate your positive support with those great emoticons.
    Hope you're having a Sparktacular weekend.
    Maria
    1214 days ago
  • v SAMI199
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    By all the shamrocks in old Killarney tis a joy to know you and thatís no blarney.

    Motivators Pass the Shamrock Game-" Keep Shamrocking!"

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    Sami
    1216 days ago
  • v SAMI199
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    Never forget slow & steady wins the race! Have a super day & keep
    smiling-it'll make people wonder what you're up to-lol.

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    Sami
    1220 days ago
  • v HZGLORY
    Mariaís Onderland Party is finally here. Friday we are throwing Maria (Fusion Fitness) a dance-a-thon at 6pm Standard Time, Mariaís web page http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage.asp?id=F
    USIONFITNESS3 Just cut and paste this address in your browser. So same time as California in the States. She likes music from the 70ís so we will be having a Disco Party. It wonít be a party without great Spark Friends stopping by to celebrate, dance a bit and offer Congrats to her for all her hard work to get to this awesome goal. If you donít mind bring a Spark goodie with you to share at the party. We will have Video web addresses for the songs we will be dancing to, so everyone can get some fun partying in, and cardio at the same time. It would be great if you can take a picture of your dancing and if you are up for it throwing in some Hippy outfit or maybe just a Peace sign and post it on your page or a blog so Maria can see everyone having fun at her dance-a-thon. John Travolta will be there you can count on that! I am looking for some flower power, maybe even a cool peace sign lol. Wouldnít it be great if we could all Skype a dance party? Anyway please come if you can and make it a Special time for Maria!! Hugs Susan and Peace & Goovieness
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    1223 days ago
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