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LOSIN' IT BEFORE 50

I am a 47 y.o. single woman. I have always been a curvy girl, but ever since a hiking accident 17 years ago I have been seriously packing on the pounds. My mom, grandfather, great-grandmother, uncles and cousin are all Type 2 diabetics diagnosed in their 40s, so I know that if I do not get the weight off I will end up with the same problems. As much as I want to look good, I really want to avoid diabetes.

I spent my 30's being "plump" and my 40's downright fat. I REFUSE to turn ...
I am a 47 y.o. single woman. I have always been a curvy girl, but ever since a hiking accident 17 years ago I have been seriously packing on the pounds. My mom, grandfather, great-grandmother, uncles and cousin are all Type 2 diabetics diagnosed in their 40s, so I know that if I do not get the weight off I will end up with the same problems. As much as I want to look good, I really want to avoid diabetes.

I spent my 30's being "plump" and my 40's downright fat. I REFUSE to turn 50 and be this fat so I have just under three years to change my life, lose the weight (and assorted emotional baggage) and be fit, fabulous and 50.
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Member Since: 1/6/2008

SparkPoints: 7,520

Fitness Minutes: 5,636

My Goals:
To avoid diabetes
To exercise 5 days a week
To track food Monday-Friday
To avoid high fructose corn syrup

My Program:
Scheduing exercise
Meal planning once or twice a week to avoid grab n go eating
Baking bread and avoiding pre-packaged food

Personal Information:
I live in a college town in Northern California. I enjoy knitting, gardening and hiking and I recently visited Pennsylvania for the first time.

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As Dory likes to say: Just keep swimmin'...just keep swimmin'...just keep swimmin'....

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MINEA999
8/5/2013 2:23:49 PM

Thank you for the comments on my blog!! I really appreciate the support. emoticon



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2/28/2013 1:43:43 PM

Just wondering how you are doing? Hope it is well. emoticon



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2/13/2013 10:40:21 AM

Thank you for the encouragement on my blog.

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2/11/2013 6:36:41 PM

I have been on spark as well for a number of years ..I hope you don't mind me adding you as a friend.



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2/10/2013 7:47:01 AM

Thank you for your comment about my blogs. I looked over your page and have to say I think you are amazing! I added you as a friend for I can use all the support I can get, and you might like some too... emoticon



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