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Hi, I'm Kathryn. I've finally accepted the fact that losing weight is no longer the easy process it used to be when I was younger. The combination of menopause and mid-life crisis threw me into a depression . I turned to food for comfort and the pounds started to creep up. Initially I was looking for the perfect diet or "magic pill" to lose the weight. Thankfully a health crisis brought me to my senses and with much support and prayers I got on track with a healthy lifestyle. Been a member of SP since Aug 2008 and it has been a blessing. It helps me stay on course from one day to the next and gives me the accountability which was sorely lacking before.. Each morning I say to myself "How can I honor God today?" Part of that requires that I put healthy food in my body (His Temple) and keep as fit as I can. I find that the more my perspective and attitude line up with His will the easier it is to live a healthy life - but I have a long way to go still.

UPDATE Jan 2015

I've been all over the map in the past 6 1/2 years. I knew that changing bad habits and establishing a healthy lifestyle would not be easy, but I did not think it would be this hard. The hardest part for me is staying motivated. I need accountability - that's the best thing about SP, it will keep me honest. I have slacked off and my weight and health have suffered but there is no option but to get back on track or fall farther behind ( and I've got way too much "behind" already)


Member Since: 8/18/2008

Fitness Minutes: 52,799

My Goals:
Achieve a normal BMI ; make exercise a daily habit;
control binge eating and get off of BP medication.

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My Program:
Meal planning is the cornerstone of my program. I use the food tracker to help me stay in my calorie range. Exercise includes Strength Training and cardio 5-6 days per week. Stress reduction techniques to avoid binging.



Personal Information:
I am a transplanted New Yorker now living in FL. Eager to pursue a new career in health and wellness.


Other Information:
Favorite book is The Bible. I love music, reading and learning to live calmly and peacefully in the techno-crazy 21st century.




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    Good Morning Hello

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    13 days ago
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    Evening Hello Kathryn

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    29 days ago
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    Hey - hope all is well - summer is finally here! What a cold winter it was here in "sunny" florida! Finally warm (well, wet, humid and hot) Florida summer-time! I have to use my in-door treadmill because it's either too hot or we are having thunder storms and can't walk outside...... oh, well, at least I can walk. Happy summer! emoticon
    43 days ago
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    63 days ago
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    Evening Hello Kathryn

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    68 days ago
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