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My journey began at 200 lbs with a goal to lose a total of 70 lbs.

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Initially I lost about 40 lbs. In Jan 2017, I injured my shoulder and foot in an accident leading to steroid injections, surgery and physical therapy. Recovery was slow; I regained a lot of weight and developed other health issues that further impacted my progress. In 2018, a check-up revealed that my BP and cholesterol were also dangerously high.

Determined not to live on meds, I decided to focus on lifestyle and dietary changes. Join me on my journey to health!


Member Since: 5/20/2009

Fitness Minutes: 129,826

My Goals:
To go from 200 lbs to weigh 135 lbs.
To be a size 10.
Get strong, fit & healthy, and have more energy.


My Program:
Following old WW exchange-based diet/program. 1-2 liters water daily.
Exercise/activity 60-90 minutes/day. Strength training 3 x a week.
Leslie Sansone's Walk Away the Pounds programs
Also using SparkPeople Workout DVDs and others.



Personal Information:
My name is Karen. I love people, sharing life experiences, and learning about different cultures and foods. Favorite foods (so far) are Italian, Mexican, Chinese,Thai and Middle Eastern. Also I am Christian - I love God and I love the Word of God - Jesus is my Savior and Lord! Spiritual influences include: Joseph Prince, Keith Moore, & Kenneth & Gloria Copeland. I also love animals/nature, living in the country, walking/hiking and fitness, writing, history, art. Enjoy classic, sci-fi & mystery novels. Love Dr. Who (old and new series!) and old movies 40s-50s-60s (TCM) & action/drama films (eg. Bourne series). I am also an artist... see paintings in photo gallery.


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  • v BARBIEE52
    ""Just because a decision hurts,doesn’t mean that it was the wrong decision.""


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    Have a beautiful Sunday Karen! emoticon
    3 hours ago
  • v MSROZZIE
    emoticon emoticon Sunny Saturday!

    Choose the long route. Instead of making a beeline to your destination in the mall, office, or grocery store, take the long route. Those extra steps will add up over the course of each day.

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    Glad you're feeling much, much better. Stay hydrated and get your rest.

    Have a peaceful Sunday. Spark ON! emoticon
    17 hours ago
  • v JACKIEWALKS4FUN
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    "Your life is a canvas.make sure you paint yourself a whole lot of colorful days"
    ~unknown~
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    7 Steps to happiness:
    think less, feel more.
    Frown less, smile more.
    Talk less, listen more
    Judge less, accept more.
    Watch less, do more.
    Complain less, Appreciate more.
    Fear Less, Love more
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    "Be A Fruit Loop In A World Full Of Cheerios"
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    Have a great week Karen, hope you feel all better by the time I get back. Traveling and will be back by Saturday. Take care. emoticon emoticon emoticon

    17 hours ago
  • v SPARKFRAN514
    Nothing great was ever achieved with out enthusiasm! ~Author Unknown


    Doing your best means never stop trying.” ~Author Unknown

    Food is not the "boss" in my life. I am stronger than the temptation of any food. - Richard Simmons


    Start anew every day leaving the past behind! ~Author Unknown
    Glad you are feeling better off to enjoy a Hallmark movie hugs and snuggles from Racey and I Happy Sunday .
    18 hours ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    Happy Saturday!
    19 hours ago
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