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'WHAT?" eat less and exercise MORE!! you have to be joking... but OK I will have to...

I used to be Wonder Woman (without the cigarette) now I wonder who I am????

Old Vintage Registered Nurse. Loved it. Miss it. New life for me now!!




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No one told me there'd be days like these...
as the song goes...All of a sudden I am an old lady and I have put on heaps of weight!!! I am still laughing, because it was a surprise!!
I turned 60 and then it all happened!!!? post menopause. bad back, sore feet, the list could go on...and on...the main problem is that I have Hashimoto's disease of the thyroid, so I have slow metabolism, type 2 diabetes, fatigue. Must beat it though! and with the help from Sparkpeople I hope to make it!!! Vintage model

Member Since: 9/11/2010

Fitness Minutes: 60

My Goals:
Lose 20 kg.

Walk 20 minutes daily.

Give up chocolate,
chips, biscuits.

Stick to 1500 cals only.

Have low cal meals prepared and in fridge.

Join and attend a social group.

My Program:
I am still over the place!
Haven't managed to have an adult perspective of the situation! Think -= "just because nobody sees me secret eating, it's OK" - NOT OK
Logging on and being honest to other sparkpeople about my failures. Taking an honest look at my life and situation and improve it!!

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Divorced for 26 years, so consider myself a single parent for 20 yrs. Children married, own homes now. My pets got old. Emptying a life-time of clutter and things from my home (work in progress, I am a bit of a hoarder of memories)
On my own now...interests, the web - medical, nursing info, psychology, low cal cooking, gardening, reading, music - all types, art history, painting and drawing, art galleries, Christian- spirituality of Eckanker, meditation, the intenet, writing a journal, family and friends. exercising...(that's a joke!)
Walking along the beach...well - struggling to do so. photography, craft.

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  • v MAVERICK59
    Just dropping in to check on you. I hope all is well and that your holidays are memorable.

    Belinda emoticon
    1461 days ago
  • v MAVERICK59
    Popping in to see how you are doing.
    I hope everything is well with you.

    I bought myself a pedometer, not sure I trust it's accuracy.
    I guess I need to get used to it.

    Drop me a line, let me know how you are doing.
    Thinking of you,
    Belinda emoticon
    1684 days ago
    Thanks for the comment on my I am a SPARK W#@%$(starts with a W rhymes with BOAR...definition-n.--a person considered as having compromised principles for personal gain, v.--to compromise one's principles for personal gain) blog.

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    Clover hugs are better than regular hugs because they contain 4 times the heart, more fiber and fewer calories. emoticon

    Spark on!

    1723 days ago
  • v MAVERICK59
    How is my buddy down under doing?

    Thinking of you,
    Hoping you are well.
    1736 days ago
  • v MAVERICK59
    Dear OV,
    Are we on for today?
    I think you have a pretty good excuse for not going out to walk.
    It sounds like you might be swimming for your exercise soon!

    Seriously, I send prayers for the safety of all living beings in the path of the storms you are experiencing.
    I am glad you feel safe from the waters.

    1738 days ago
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