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My name is Bill. I gained a lot of weight over the past several years taking care of my beautiful wife. Now that she has passed away after a 4-year battle with Amyloidosis, it is time to start taking care of myself. The first year had mixed results, but I'm determined to turn this around. The activity isn't the problem - it's the healthy eating. I will do this, though!

I'm taking part in the Spring 5% Challenge. My goal is to lose 11 pounds during the challenge.

My name is Bill. I gained a lot of weight over the past several years taking care of my beautiful wife. Now that she has passed away after a 4-year battle with Amyloidosis, it is time to start taking care of myself. The first year had mixed results, but I'm determined to turn this around. The activity isn't the problem - it's the healthy eating. I will do this, though!

I'm taking part in the Spring 5% Challenge. My goal is to lose 11 pounds during the challenge.





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Member Since: 3/2/2009

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My Goals:
I want to get to 180 lbs by August 2105. While I can't run very much due to tendon damage after a broken leg, I want to continue the habit of exercising daily while eating healthier.

My Program:
Eat healthy, watch the portion sizes, and exercise frequently. This formula always works, but it's easier said than done! I've got to find a way to make them habits instead of things that I HAVE to do.

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I live in San Antonio, Texas - an absolutely great place! (except perhaps in July and August...)

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I grew up in Texas, but spent 26 years in the Air Force. After retiring from the Air Force, I worked another 15 years at Brooks AFB, TX as a contractor. I love outdoor activities of all types. I especially like hiking vacations. My son and my 7-year old grandson went with me on a 20-mile hike in the mountains of Wyoming last year.

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TERRACOTTAGE
6/28/2015 9:52:35 AM

Check out my blog called My neck of the woods... if you'd like to see what's happening to our street this summer. emoticon emoticon



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BARBIE176
6/26/2015 5:24:54 PM

Today's quote is by John F. Kennedy:

"Physical fitness is not only one of the most important keys to a healthy body, it is the basis of dynamic and creative intellectual activity."

Here's wishing you a Fabulous Friday and an amazing weekend! emoticon Stay Focused! Be Mindful. emoticon because you are emoticon emoticon emoticon



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BMI24PLEZ
6/26/2015 1:31:08 PM

emoticon enjoy the day- have great Friday night. I hear you about pulling back from challenges and focusing closer to home (food, water, exercise...sleep) I know you love the outdoors and I hope to read more of your outdoor adventures soon.
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ROX525
6/26/2015 10:03:44 AM

Glad all the serious diagnosis are out of the way. Those sinus infections are rough. Yesterday I felt a bit dizzy and wondered if a sinus infection was starting. Kayaking, racketball, heavy brush, long hikes, etc., etc., etc. Can you please take it easier?! That must have been pretty scary. Your body is saying Woooo...



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BMI24PLEZ
6/21/2015 11:28:53 AM

good luck this week with all your endeavors especially in team challenges!



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