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Hello fellow Spark Member. I have been 'active' with SparkPeople.com for about a year and a half and I am very pleased with the results. The tools and support provide by SparkPeople have been great. To this day log everything I consume and it really keeps me on track.

I was once young and fit but a serious injury followed a year later by a second, this time life threatening injury put me in a position to rely on prescription medications. It took more than 10 years of weight gain and total frustration to get myself back on track and return to taking proper care of myself.

Today I am happily married with two beautiful kids. I have a job that I enjoy, I live in a friendly neighborhood and spend what little spare time that I have with my horse who has been a part of my life for 20 years. I am exercising routinely and watching everything that I eat. I no longer feel that I am on a diet but rather that I consume healthy foods and I am improving my life. Thanks to SparkPeople.com I am a little more than half way to my goal weight and moving consistantly in the right direction.

Best wishes to all who are active on SparkPeople. Without the guidance that you have provided me I would not have been able to develop the level of self discipline that I needed to get myself on the right track.

Member Since: 8/7/2008

Fitness Minutes: 13,959

My Goals:
Wow...I am down more than 50 lbs!!!

My first goal was to change my habits and my second goal was to get to the half way mark in my weight loss. Now that I have met those goals it is time for another - My parents' 50th wedding anniversary is right around the corner. I want to loose another 5.5 lbs before we travel out of town for the party.

My overall goal is to return to 155 lbs in a reasonable amount of time. I have changed my eating habits and increased the amount of exercise that I do every week. Now I need to be certain that this is a permanent habit.

My Program:
I log my food intake and exercise on a daily basis and I seriously control what and how much I eat.

Now that I am actually loosing weight I am also weighing myself every day or two.

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I am married to the world's healthiest and most wonderful man. He provides me all the love and support I could ever ask for and never pressures me to loose weight. I have two beautiful daughters who I love and cherish with all my heart. And I also have a beautiful horse who has been an important part of my life for 20 years.

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    Welcome to our Chair Exercise Team. You have made the right choice to become a part of our team and from my experience I can say that you will be greatly benefited here. Help in the form of our leaders. Wish you all the Best.
    Co-Leader Chair Exercise Team
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    2973 days ago
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    Just dropped by to say - Hi. and welcome you to The “Chair Exercise” Team
    Welcome to the most friendly, most supportive team in SparkPeople land!! - Please feel free to jump in and join in the message boards. It has been proved that people who contribute to message boards and blog regularly lose more weight, more easily than those who don’t, so come on in.
    It is a great place to be and you will find lots of friends, ideas and links to help and support you at all stages on your journey.
    I hope you succeed in all the goals you set.
    Enjoy the journey
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    Ann (Co-leader Chair Exercise Team, and ~Indygirl Challenge)
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    Catch a smile - be part of the SMILE EPIDEMIC!!

    2973 days ago
    Happy Hump Day..
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    3298 days ago
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    Thanks for the comments on my blog (No Sugar Challenge – Day #1)!

    Have a wonderful week!


    3318 days ago
    Thanks for visiting my blog and for the nice comment.
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