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Yvonne - British Columbia

Hello everyone.
I am here because I plan to develop a healthy way of eating that will enable me to lose weight (all 65 pounds of it!) and then keep it off! I also want to be a role model for my grandchildren and provide tasty, healthy food that will appeal to them.

I am married with three grown children. I have three delightful grandchildren (14 years, 11 years, and a 6 year old - two girls and a boy) who make me laugh and keep me up to date on the 'latest' news. They ...
Hello everyone.
I am here because I plan to develop a healthy way of eating that will enable me to lose weight (all 65 pounds of it!) and then keep it off! I also want to be a role model for my grandchildren and provide tasty, healthy food that will appeal to them.

I am married with three grown children. I have three delightful grandchildren (14 years, 11 years, and a 6 year old - two girls and a boy) who make me laugh and keep me up to date on the 'latest' news. They also make me feel like a celebrity whenever they see me or come to visit! They give great hugs! Since I love to read, we do a lot of library visits and reading together.


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The secret of making something work in your lives is, first of all, the deep desire to make it work; then the faith and belief that it can work; then to hold that clear definite vision in your consciousness and see it working out step by step, without one doubt or disbelief.

Eileen Caddy
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Member Since: 10/11/2006

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My Goals:
To reach my goal weight of 125 pounds. Then keep it off.

Short term: To develop an exercise program I enjoy and can live with.

Long term goal: To have such healthy eating habits that I will automatically eat the food with portion and frequency control. Not spend all my time thinking or planning what to eat.




My Program:
Diet: Focus on Lean Protein, Whole Grains, Veggies, Fruit, and Dairy.

Exercise: 5 Days a Week for 60 min. 2 days a week for 30 min.

Sleep: Get 7-9 hours of sleep daily.

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Personal Information:
I live in Nanaimo, BC. Our town is surrounded by mountains, lakes, sea, and trees. Nanaimo is the home of ''Nanaimo Bars'' - a bar cookie originally packed in miners'' lunches to give them extra energy (alias calories)when mining coal. They are delicious!

Other Information:
"Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely."

"Desire is the key to motivation, but it's determination and commitment to an unrelenting pursuit of your goal - a commitment to excellence - that will enable you to attain the success you seek." Mario Andretti


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HOLDINGMYOWN
4/20/2014 11:04:57 AM

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4/20/2014 7:40:32 AM

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Happy Easter!!!



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4/15/2014 2:59:47 PM

You ARE so KIND!! Thank you for your comments!! They really made me FEEL SPECIAL!! emoticon emoticon emoticon



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LIVELYLULU36
4/15/2014 4:30:47 AM

Hello Yvonne!!! Wishing you much success with the beyond the scale challenge!! I am right here by your side cheering you on!! I hope you have a terrific day today too!! Jen emoticon



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4/5/2014 5:53:09 AM

emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Hello Yvonne! Just stopping by to say Hello! What beautiful Grandchildren! I have a 9 year old at home and she brings so much life to my everyday living! I LOVE IT! Jen from VT and Autumn Oaks emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



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