VINTAGEMODEL
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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!!



Personal Information:
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
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    For you my friend.

    I got my exercise in today but I did not do so well with the food plan.
    I lost today's challenge, but that is what a challenge is all about, right? If it were easy it would not be a challenge!

    Want to give it a go again sometime?
    Just say the word.
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    Belinda
    1671 days ago
  • v MAVERICK59
    Alright!!
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    I accept your challenge to stay within my Spark people food plan and exercise for at least 10 minutes tomorrow, 2-28-12.
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    Talk to you on Wednesday!!
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    1673 days ago
  • v SMALLTOWNMOMMY
    Thank you for your comment on my blog post. I too believe I am here for the long haul....it's been over three years already. Though my consistency and vigor ebs and flows....I always come back home. The support and tools available here fit my personality. Thank you for your support. It's not just the tracking and reading information. It is the affirmation that what one of goes through, others have or are. For me, it helps.
    1673 days ago
  • v GERMANIRISHGIRL
    It is NOT me, it is my mother-in-law that is now diabetic. She will not listen to any advice from me OR her doctor. emoticon
    1683 days ago
  • v MAVERICK59
    Your wonderful message gave me such a lift today. Thank you so much for taking the time to send it. I felt your compassion and understanding in your words. Spark friends like you are what make sticking with this program so much easier than when I have tried to do this on my own.

    I hope you have a fun Valentine's Day and find many reasons to smile today.

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    Belinda
    1686 days ago
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