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OK... I know I can do this. Unfortunately, I really do know I can, because I did it before. I lost 65lbs when I was in college, and kept it off for years. Now, 16 years later, I've allowed 30 of those pounds to creep back on. I am ready to do it again...

UPDATE: I did it again!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I lost those 30 pounds, and then some more! Now I have to practice keeping it off...

Member Since: 1/6/2008

Fitness Minutes: 20,432

My Goals:
To banish blob-ness from my life!

I hope to get into a healthy lifestyle that I can maintain, that doesn't feel restrictive.

My Program:
Well, I put everything I eat onto my nutrition page, to keep myself within my daily calorie/nutritional limits. I am having a hard time keeping my carbs down, and often don't get enough fat and protein. I occasionaly allow myself to go a little over my calorie-limit, and have a couple beers (mmmm, beer)... I am also trying to eat very healthy... all whole grains, lower sodium, with more organic fruits and vegetables. I ate pretty healthy before (being a vegetarian)... volume and sodium were my biggest problems.

I also have been exercising... walking, exercise TV on demand, cardio dvds, using my exercise bike, and using hand weights.

Personal Information:
I'm happily married, and live in cool and historic Salem, MA. I've been a vegetarian for 21 years, and I LOVE animals. We have 4 furry children, 2 cats and 2 dogs... so our house can be a little chaotic.

I enjoy reading, listening to music, and used to be really into art and poetry. I am trying to bring these things back into my life to increase my overall happiness, and increase my mental as well as my physical health.

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    I LOVE your profile picture!
    3858 days ago
  • v no profile image MRS*RADISH
    Ha ha! Love the new profile pic.

    3915 days ago
  • v no profile image MRS*RADISH
    Hi there! Thanks for stopping by my SP page!

    To answer your question about the pounds lost graphic and my photo -- I had to do that in Photoshop. If you're not a Photoshop user, you could send me your photo and I could do it for you.

    Have a great week!
    3915 days ago
    Hi Debbiejoe,
    Thank you so much for leaving a comment on my spark page.
    I am so close to goal and have been oscillating back and forth with this winter weather and trying not to catch the virus that has been running through our area. lol!

    I really believe once the sun shines again, I'll be getting to that goal. You appear to be right there beside me and I'd say your doing a great job yourself. Sometimes that last lb or two can be tricky but I BELIEVE we can do it! Great Job! emoticon

    3915 days ago
  • v JENKOJ
    Wondering where you have been. Hope all is well. Stopping by to tell you I bought myself a mini-trampoline! Thanks for the goodie way back when and the inspiration to get one. emoticon emoticon
    3917 days ago
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