WILDKAT781   160,460
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My aim is to get below 375 by July 2015 - I believe I can do it...maybe even more...who knows - but I know you must have a short term goal to shoot for so that is my goal for right now

My aim is to get below 375 by July 2015 - I believe I can do it...maybe even more...who knows - but I know you must have a short term goal to shoot for so that is my goal for right now

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 current weight: 397.0 

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Member Since: 3/15/2006

SparkPoints: 160,460

Fitness Minutes: 54,376

My Goals:
I just want to be comfortable in my own skin. To be able to walk around in the stores. To be able to take care of myself without help. I want to LIVE

My Program:
I am eating low carb. I know this is sometimes a controversial meal plan, but I am a diabetic and carbs make my blood sugar go extremely high, so I must limit my carbs to under 50 per day. I do this with my doctors approval and help. If you are thinking about following my food plan - please talk with your doctor first.

Personal Information:
My real name is Kathy and I live in southern West Virginia.
My husband and I are child free.
I am a 1970 model - just like my husbands favorite car - his Chevelle!

Other Information:
I have had a personal weight loss site for many years- you might like it - it is

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Member Comments:
4/12/2015 5:38:35 PM

Thanks for the blog comment. Dad did have a nice birthday, thank you :) Not looking forward to going back to work, I seem to enjoy not working more! Of course, it's hard to pay the bills when I'm not working.

Don't worry about your plateau, it was bound to happen and you've been doing great, so keep doing what you've been doing!

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4/9/2015 2:25:00 PM

Hello my SP friend! How is it going? My husband and I started a SP team and your invited. So many of our teams went inactive. We want a team that will stay very active and encourage others. We decided SP and all our Sp friends have given us so much its time to give back and encourage others! emoticon Its called Beastmode the icon is on my page. You can read my blog if you want to hear our heart for the team.

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4/1/2015 1:44:56 PM

emoticon A = A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it
emoticon W = Walk your talk.
emoticon E = Every day is a chance to begin anew.
emoticon S = Stop worrying about missed opportunities and start looking for new ones.
emoticon O = Opportunities are easily lost while waiting for perfect conditions.
emoticon M = Make today count!
emoticon E = Either you run the day, or the day runs you.

emoticon A = Always strive for a combined mind, body and soul balance!
emoticon P = Plan variety in nutrition, fitness and well-being goals!
emoticon R = Relax and have fun! Enjoy your journey to being a healthier you!
emoticon I = Inspire others by sharing your success!
emoticon L = Live a healthy lifestyle because no one can replace you!

The old adage "April Showers Bring May Flowers" makes me think we can train in the rain to bloom in May! Let's rain down our enthusiasm with "We CAN DO IT" commitment, dedication and perseverance toward our combined health, nutrition, fitness and inner well-being goals for the whole month!

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3/29/2015 6:57:12 PM

Thanks for the blog comment. I try to never miss out when he's paying!! All things considered, I do think I did fairly well. Of course I could have done better, I could always do better. But now I have another week to try and get it right. Also, thanks for the "happy birthday". :)

Congrats to you for what you've accomplished in the last two weeks!

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3/26/2015 1:42:38 PM

This is from the Cleveland Clinic and I thought it was so good I had to copy and share with my Spark Friends!
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"What has your body done for you lately? A whole lot, actually! Focusing on function, not form, can encourage healthy habits.
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Loving your body and treating it well — with nutritious food, regular exercise and enough sleep — go hand in hand. Understanding your thoughts and feelings about your body can be useful, especially since that mirror, mirror on the wall can be the most fickle of them all. emoticon The media messages we take in, from Facebook to advertising, as well as other people’s opinions, can strongly sway how we view our bodies. Create a wellspring of inside-out body love by taking a trip outside the appearance paradigm. Instead of focusing on what your body looks like, focus on what it does for you. Perhaps it allows you to run around with your kids or grandkids, walk up stairs, or sit on your porch and wave to neighbors. Maybe it supports you while walking, playing tennis or climbing mountains. emoticon emoticon emoticon Consider your senses: Does your body let you see sunsets, listen to music and laughter, and smell fir trees? Your body, whatever its shape, size or condition, allows you to live your life. Make a list of all the things your body does in a day, and be especially sure to include those little things you used to take for granted. Then spend time appreciating it — you’ll be even more motivated to eat well, move regularly and keep up the other habits that contribute to a strong and healthy you!"
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