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Goal Met and Happy New Year


Saturday, December 31, 2011

I met my goal 4 days early on Dec 29, goal date was 1/1/12. I am now 100% lacto-ovo vegetarian. My new goal is to be 100% Vegan by 6/30/12, my 58th birthday.

I have learned a lot this year from all my SparkFriends, Teams and all the helpful articles on SparkPeople. I am truly thankful for SparkGuy for making all this available to us. I had already known about portion control, lowering fats, eating more veggies and fruit before discovering SP. Through reading "The Spark" and the various articles on SP that I learned that I would stay in the loose-gain-loose vicious circle unless I made a healthy lifestyle change.

I have gone from a size 16 down to a 12 since August 2011 when I joined SP. I'd like to get back to a 10 but 12 is okay. I am almost 60 and feel good about myself. Okay, there is that pooch in the tummy area that I would like to tighten. Now that my cast is off and my arm is almost pain-free I plan to join a local gym that has the equipment that I don't have room for in my house.

Here's to a great new year. emoticon

Wishing you all a very Blessed New Year!
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SUGARBABY60 7/18/2013 9:45AM

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DOITNOW49 1/8/2012 2:39PM

    Congratulations! Well done!

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JUICENUT 1/1/2012 3:55PM

    How awesome! Glad to be here to share with your success.

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ORGANIC811LFRV 12/31/2011 8:02PM

    Ruthie you did and are doing fantastic! We are proud of you.

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SUNRISE14 12/31/2011 7:56PM

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SUNSET09 12/31/2011 4:16PM

  You did it and now know you can! What a way to start your New Year and motivate others! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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LIMASTAR 12/31/2011 4:02PM

  Congrats on reaching your goal early and hope you have a great 2012.

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