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Losing weight to increase my fun in life

I lost weight 3 years ago the old fashioned way, counting calories on Sparkpeople. I craved the entire time, then gained it back and then some. May 2, 2015 I started Trim Healthy Mama. As of today, May 15, I've lost a few pounds. More importantly, I've lost my cravings - even when I taste carb & fat ridden foods.

Other goals I want to do at a lower weight:
Hike the Blue Beaver Trail up Lookout Mountain.
Spend a night at the Hike-Inn.
Swim with the manatees in ...
I lost weight 3 years ago the old fashioned way, counting calories on Sparkpeople. I craved the entire time, then gained it back and then some. May 2, 2015 I started Trim Healthy Mama. As of today, May 15, I've lost a few pounds. More importantly, I've lost my cravings - even when I taste carb & fat ridden foods.

Other goals I want to do at a lower weight:
Hike the Blue Beaver Trail up Lookout Mountain.
Spend a night at the Hike-Inn.
Swim with the manatees in FL.
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Member Since: 5/2/2012

SparkPoints: 16,076

Fitness Minutes: 3,614

My Goals:
I am not going to try to attain a weight within a healthy range as defined by all of the charts. I'm striving for a weight I attained 12 years ago which was about 10 pounds over the Weight Watchers goal. That's what I think is realistic for me.

My Program:
Trim Healthy Mama.
But perfection is not the goal.
I'm tracking my food on Sparkpeople.

30 min. of cardio 5X/week

Personal Information:
I live on top of a mountain, am married, and homeschool my 15 year old son.

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Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'Press On' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race. - Calvin Coolidge

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NEVERGIVEUP57
7/23/2015 6:19:25 PM

I'm so worried about my Molly, last two days she hasn't been eating hardly at all and her allergies are full blown, licking herself to death. I'll probably have take her to the vet, she is losing weight to....poor thing is only two and can't enjoy her life as a healthy cat.



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NEVERGIVEUP57
7/17/2015 5:26:30 AM

Hi there, I posted on our THM how to earn team points via your question :)



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SLENDERELLA61
7/8/2015 3:35:44 PM

Of course you can! You've already lost 10 pounds and I'll bet your are eating smart, a food plan you can stick with forever -- or maybe with just a few more bites of food. Think of yourself in maintenance NOW. Just keep it up. The body that your eating supports will slowly come into view!!! emoticon
Regards, Marsha

PS Thanks for the goodie and the support!!



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NEVERGIVEUP57
7/3/2015 11:46:20 AM

Thanks! I hope to hear all good things when I come back. We are up to 23 now :) Have a great weekend!

We can do this!!!

Went for my blood work this morning, please pray for me that my numbers were lowered!



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NEVERGIVEUP57
6/24/2015 5:20:38 PM

Thanks for your sweet comment on my sparkpage...I always get encouraged when I see others doing well to, like you getting back to pre-vacation weight :)



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