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Hi there. I need to lose 75lbs (again) and am no longer looking for quick fixes but for a way to eat healthier and stay motivated through the long process its going to take. I love to eat (or I wouldn't be here LOL), hate to exercise (help!) read, travel, go to movies, and socialize with friends. Im 49, single, have a 29 year old daughter a 10 year old grandaughter, both who live with me and my cats, in Toronto, Canada. Im turning the big 50 this year and have planned a European vacation this June with my girlfriend to visit 7 countries and the last thing I want is to be overweight and out of shape for this once in a lifetime vacation!
The one thing i've learned is that I can't do it alone, so with the help of my spark friends and my awesome sparkteam, this is the year for a healthier leaner new me!

Member Since: 7/26/2006

Fitness Minutes: 1,335

My Goals:
My goal is to lose 75 lbs by eating healthier and moving more.

My Program:
Since every diet known to man has failed to keep this weight off I have committed myself to eating healthier. I also hate to exercise and have very painful knees so am removing the clothes from the gazelle and dusting off my total gym and pledge to use them at least 3 times a week.

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My name is Vera, im 47 and I live in Toronto Canada with my daughter, granddaughter and 3 cats!

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Favorite quote: "And this too shall pass" as well as "Why put off for tomorrow what you can do the day after tomorrow" (hence the need for motivation!)

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  • v LISAPOOH34
    V, thank you for your wonderful words you left on my blog. I want you to know that I never would have made it this far if it weren't for the support of you and the other girls on our team. It's having you all there that's held me accountable and kept me going!

    On this, the day you returned to ONEderland, I want to celebrate all of our successes! But most of all, I want to thank you for being such a great friend!
    3960 days ago
  • v SHAUNH20
    Remember when we were young? We shined like the sun. Shine on you crazy diamond!

    3967 days ago
  • v SHAUNH20
    I feel like we're growing apart! ACK!
    3981 days ago
  • v SHAUNH20
    I demand more blogging! :)
    3989 days ago
    O.K., Vera my friend. You got me into this. It's time to put up or shut up. In other words, blow the dust off your workout clothes, knock the cobwebs off your Gazelle, and fill up your waterbottle. It's a new year (or will be in a few days), and no more excuses !!
    Remember, excuses are like a$$holes . . . everyone has one, and they all stink !!
    Your bestest buddy, and "friend to the end" (to quote that creepy little doll, "Chucky"),
    PS; I'd better hear from you soon. Remember, sparks was YOUR idea . . . .
    4100 days ago
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