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My beautiful Granddaughters on a beautiful day to send my son away

Friday, October 24, 2014

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PICKIE98 10/24/2014 3:06PM

    Such cuties!

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WIFE49 10/24/2014 2:43PM


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Maintaining Mystery

Wednesday, June 29, 2011

I've been staying at the same weight now for about 6 months. It is not a bad thing, this means I am maintainng the weight, yahoo! I am a total of 90 lbs down but still need to lose another 15 - 20. However, I want to build the muscle!
Anyone with some good tips on still losing weight but gaining muscle?

Thanks spark friends emoticon

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LIZZIEB122 8/11/2011 9:25AM

    Thanks for your comments and thoughts! emoticon

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JIBBIE49 8/10/2011 7:12PM

    emoticonI have to stay away from sugars/refined starches. They spike my Insulin level & make me have cravings at night.

Check out Roby Mitchell, M.D. on YouTube as he is DrFittt

He is a medical doctor that has a weight loss program for his patients and he has a PhD, also. He studied in China. He is a very interesting man. He had advanced prostrate cancer & treated himself.

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WIFEALF 8/9/2011 11:29AM

    Congrats ...You look great...

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One year and holding

Friday, March 25, 2011

Its been one year since joining Spark People (can't believe it) I've lost over 75 lbs and many inches. I went from size 22 to size 12 and I'm still in shock when I put my pants on that even say size 12. I'm loving the way I feel. Thank you all my friends, and potential friends all over the world. You all mean alot to me...

As I read many Sparkfriends blogs and web pages, I am facinated at how much Sparkpeople is helping and has helped so many people around the world.

I have lost a total of 91 lbs. I am healthier than I have been since I was a young teen. I have gained so much knowledge on all the things I did wrong in all my past "diet experiences" I've done them all. Over the years, I have lost and gained probably well over 500 lbs on and off.

What was the key this time around you might be asking? So I sat back and asked myself the same question?

I realized I was doing this for myself. Not anyone else, I realized I had to stop "dieting" and "depriving" as that is how I thought of not being able to eat the foods I liked. I gave myself many reasons, not to go to the gym. I gave myself many reasons why It is OK to eat that Pizza today, maybe I was at the cardio machine an extra 10 minutes? Everything I did, was around eating, or not eating.

I finally realized I needed to live for myself. I enjoy a nice glass of wine, I enjoy and Chocolate once in a while, I enjoy the various different classes at the gym. I had to get into my head. This was something I enjoyed and not because I was overweight and just had to do this.

I eat now 5 - 6 times a day, I walk and take those fun classes like Zumba, I do enjoy a good heart cardio workout a couple times a week. I enjoy taking on new challenges. I enjoy trying new fruits and veggies and learning how to cook them.

I eat for me now. I exercise for me now. So I know I can keep going.

Everyone make a point to say to yourself everyday "I'm doing this for me and loving every minute of it!) Thanks everyone....


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LIZZIEB122 10/24/2014 2:40PM

    Thank you for your comments. Yes it is the best to lose that weight and maintain. Keep up with the great work and remember to stay with your spark friends. I struggle sometimes but its good to come back and remember the journey. emoticon

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1CRAZYDOG 3/25/2011 9:47AM

    WONDERFUL! There is nothing that tastes as good as working for and achieving our goal! And giving others inspiration by sharing your story . . . double bonus points!

Keep up your good healthy habits. Your story pointed out how important it is to persist and get those healthy behaviors to be HABITS!

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CELIAMINER 3/25/2011 9:10AM

    Thank you for the inspiration!!

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getting back the feeling...

Sunday, August 29, 2010

I am struggling on the weekends to stay focused like I have the past 5 months. Anyone have any tips on getting back the great feeling??

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LIZZIEB122 8/30/2010 9:38AM

    Thanks ladyhunter,

Your right keeping your mind busy often can help.

again thanks for the reminder


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LADYHUNTER82 8/29/2010 10:11PM

    Weekends are the hardest, for all of us I think. I just try to keep my mind on other things. I like to take walks, wash the car, play in the yard with my dog, or just sit out in the shade and read a good book. I try hard to make my weekend calm and do something for me. I have figured out, that staying outside keeps me away from the kitchen... that is what has worked for me. In the winter, I do a puzzle, it keeps my mind busy...

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YaHoo!!! Size 12

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

I can't believe it. I went shopping yesterday and bought a Size 12. I haven't been in a size 12 probably since I was that age. I am so excited.

Its funny though, I still have a tendancy to drive by or go into plus size stores... go figure? emoticon

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HOUGHTON07 8/11/2010 10:05AM

    congrats! What a great achievement!

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FITPRO77 8/11/2010 10:00AM

    Congrats! keep up the great work.

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ORGOLDENDUCK 8/11/2010 9:58AM

    Woooooo Hoooooo...that is a GREAT go GIRL!!!


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KFMITCHE1 8/11/2010 9:58AM

    Way to go! That is awesome!

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