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I am determined to be as healthy as I can be at this stage of life. I want my clothes to fit better and put this weight behind me.

"If you continue to do what you've always done, you will continue to get what you've always gotten."

"You can make excuses, or you can make it happen!"

"Do more of what makes me happy!" - (borrowed from Kaliswalker)


Member Since: 4/22/2008

Fitness Minutes: 49,124

My Goals:
1, To become consistent doing daily stretching & knee exercises as part of my exercise routine..
2. To participate as an EL - Extra leader on a new team, The Casual Travelers..
3. My ultimate long range goal is to prevent developing type 2 diabetes (Stong family history).

My Program:
1. To record my food intake on a daily basis.
2. Emphasis on LTGL, increased fruits & veggies and 8 cups fluid daily..
2. Elliptical bike 30 minutes daily along with stretching and strength training 3 days/week and walking at least 20
minutes 3 days/week with one day of rest.

Personal Information:
I have struggled with losing weight my whole life. I have always carried 10-30 extra pounds.
I am frustrated I gained back my loss. Need to lose again and keep off

Other Information:
"Today is a fresh start, a new day, an opportunity waiting."

Summer 2019 5% challenge: Lost 6# (Goal 8.4#) Final weigh in 162.1
In-Between 2019 Challenge: Lost 2.8#. Final weigh in 159.3
Fall 2019 5% challenge: Lost .4# (Goal 7.9#)-didn't quite make it :) Final weigh in 158.9
In-between 2019 Challenge: Final weigh in 160.1 (Happy to have made it over the holidays w/ this final weight.)
Winter 2019 5% Challenge: Lost 1.2#. Final weigh in. 158.9#
In-between 2019 Challenge: Final weigh in 159.7 #
Spring 2020 Challenge: Final weigh in 164.2 # - Ugh!
In-between 2020 Challenge - Start 164.2! Miust get serious and go back to basics
Summer 2020 Challenge - Start 166# Final weigh in 167.7
In-between 2020- Start 167.7# ended at 169#. ugh!!!
Fall 2020 - Start 168.5#; ended at 171.4. :)
In Between - Start 171.4 ended at 169.6
Winter 2021 Challenge - Start 166.7 :ended at.169.2.
In-Between - Start 169.2; ended at 168.7
Spring 2021 Challenge - Start 16

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  • v MTNGRL
    It is Saturday! You know what that means. See you over at the In-between Weigh in template emoticon
    120 days ago
  • v MTNGRL
    If you are keeping track of your weight for the In Between Challenge don't forget to fill in the template tomorrow, Saturday. During this challenge each member sets their own weight loss goals, even if that is just to maintain or to gain less than you would if you weren't checking in. No one is monitoring your weight. You need not post your weight unless doing so benefits you. There will, however, be a template available so you can keep track weekly.

    128 days ago
  • v MTNGRL
    emoticon 5% Challenge is almost done!
    Here is a little reminder to post any of your daily exercise and LTGL points before 11:59 PM tonight Friday your time that have not been already posted. Don't forget weigh in is tomorrow Saturday by 11:59 PM but you can do it earlier if needed. Early is always good for weighing in but late is not!

    No matter how you did, we are glad you were here. It was rough for some of us in one way or another but we finished as a team. You are a Firecracker!!!
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    135 days ago
    End of the week Reminder emoticon

    emoticon Firecracker Friday emoticon post all exercise and LTGL points before 11:59pm
    Wishing you a good weigh in on Saturday emoticon

    Have a healthy weekend
    143 days ago
  • v MTNGRL
    Thanks for stopping by the other day. It has been a hectic week and I needed a little R&R! So many phone calls, address changes, etc, I am determined to get it done....just don't know when!
    149 days ago
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