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So grateful for SparkPeople! I started (again) at 280 in April, 2013, determined to lose at least 100 pounds. As of January, I lost about 30 pounds but have learned how to treat myself better, how to track, and become ever committed to long term weight loss. My long term goal is about 150.

September 2013: I have lost steadily and tracked my food and have lost about 25 pounds since my highest weight of 288. On the way to 150. I am 61, in the middle of a divorce, and have ...
So grateful for SparkPeople! I started (again) at 280 in April, 2013, determined to lose at least 100 pounds. As of January, I lost about 30 pounds but have learned how to treat myself better, how to track, and become ever committed to long term weight loss. My long term goal is about 150.

September 2013: I have lost steadily and tracked my food and have lost about 25 pounds since my highest weight of 288. On the way to 150. I am 61, in the middle of a divorce, and have two adults sons. Working full time in higher education.

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Member Since: 10/23/2009

SparkPoints: 25,478

Fitness Minutes: 7,167

My Goals:
Daily:
Drink 8 glasses of water.
Walking
Tracking.
SparkCoach.

Intermediate Goals
260 by birthday - August 12
Start Strength Training

Grand Goal: Weigh 150 and be active, healthy, and and to live well in my body.




My Program:
My Rule of Life is my foundation - Mass, praying the Office, Service, Prayer.
Sparkcoach is great and gives me the structure that I need.
I am progressively adding exercise but have a lot farther to go here. I'm moving now, at least, and liking it.

Personal Information:
I'm from northwest Illinois and have two adult sons. I'm working and love my job - most of the time. I'm a late bloomer-- I plan on working to 70 or so and want to be healthy.

Other Information:
My new priority is to take care of myself like I have not yet done in my life.


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Member Comments:
IMLOCOLINDA
6/1/2014 7:13:05 AM

emoticon L - Little by little does the trick!
emoticon E - Every choice is important.
emoticon T - Trust yourself.
emoticon S - Stumbling is not falling.

emoticon G - Great changes take time - be patient.
emoticon E - Encourage yourself every day
emoticon T - Today is all that is important.

emoticon M - Momentum is difficult to establish, but what keeps you going.
emoticon O - Obstacles are there to make you stronger.
emoticon V - Victory will be yours
emoticon I - If you bite it - write it!
emoticon N - Never give up!
emoticon G - Giant steps donít work - baby steps do.
*This lovely message was shared by SHARON10002 with the more acrostics for May. Such a good message I thought I'd share it with you for June!




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THINFITKINDVGAN
5/26/2014 6:08:48 PM

emoticon What a great blog comment you left me. Thank you!



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
5/22/2014 9:33:01 AM

"If you go to work on your goals, your goals will go to work on you.
If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you.
Whatever good things we build end up building us."
-Jim Rohn
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Thank you for commenting on my blog, "My First Monday Weigh In." Have a healthy day!



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THINFITKINDVGAN
5/21/2014 5:32:18 AM

Yuck, no I don't drink Venti Lattes...LOL Too expensive. Like you said too sweet. No nutrition and again too expensive.



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KMRJPR
5/18/2014 8:08:27 PM

Thank you so much for commenting on my blog about my husband. I'm a bit late sending you thank you's but please know I appreciate you stopping by. I'm so glad he's ok, we're both ok. We should have the bike out of the repair shop soon and we can get back to riding.



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