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I am a return Sparkie. I previously lost weight using Sparkpeople prior to my knee(s) replacement surgery. Post surgery I did great, however, I made poor food choices. I realized I was eating unhealthy but just couldn't stop until I went for my annual physical. The nurse took my weight, I couldn't believe how much weight I had gained. I felt embarrassed, angry, frustrated and depressed all in a matter of seconds. I also felt every ounce of the weight which I hadn't felt before. My strategy is: plan before eating, eat it/ document, drink 6-8 waters daily, eat within calorie range (1250ish), keep carbs low 140s. fat in mid 30s to low 40s. Exercise at least 3-4 times weekly. Exercise may includes WA# 1mile walk/ stationary bike 15 minutes. My Wellness Vision Success is a 150 pound healthy female with normal cholesterol, Bp and glucose. I will become conscience of movement. I will move more and more. Then slowly increase walking to 2 miles 3x weekly. In my new strong, trim body I will be more confident. I am fully committed to this life style change to become the healthiest possible ME! I welcome suggestions and encouragement from Spark Friends.

Member Since: 10/22/2016

Fitness Minutes: 1

My Goals:
Goal weight is 150
Lose 1-2 lbs. weekly
lose 20 lbs by birthday (update-lost 19)
Weigh 240.3 by May 28th (10% goal) (update 5/28 weighted 241.1) MET 239.5 6/4/17
Weigh 236 by June 18th (original high weight) MET 236.0 7/9/17
Weigh 231 by July 23rd MET 231.0 8/6/17
Weigh 226 by August 20th MET 225.6 10/2/17
UPDATED 1/29/18
Weigh 228 by Feb 2018
Weigh 224 by March
Weigh 221 by April
weigh 217 by May
weigh 213 by June (214 pre surgery weigh)
weigh 209 by July
weigh 205 by August
weigh 201 by sept
Weigh 197 byOct (on my way!)
Weigh 178 (1st came to Charlotte)
Goal weight 150!

GAIN/LOSS
4/11/17 (-18.5)
4/16/17 (-1.4)
4/20/17 (+1)
4/30/17 (-2.6)
5/6/17 (+0.2)
5/13/17 (-1.6)
5/21/17 (-1.5)
5/28/17 (-1.4)
6/4/17 (-1.6)
6/11/17 (-0.3)
6/19/17 (-0.9)
6/25/17 (-0.9)
7/02/17 (+0.1)
7/9/17 (-1.5)
7/15/17 (-1.7)
7/23/17 (-0.5)
7/30/17 (-0.1)
7/31/17 (-1.2)
8/06/17 (-1.6)
8/13/17 (0.0


My Program:
-Stay between 1200-1250 calories
-Eat at least 15 gms of protein for breakfast
-Take one day at a time
-eat every 3.5 hrs apart
-eat more fruit and vegetables
-eat soluble fiber (oranges and apples) to lower cholesterol.
-limit red meat
-limit one/none small carbonated diet soda daily
-work on getting up/down from floor
-drink 6-8 glasses of water
-add mild exercise (walking /WA# 1 mile/riding stationary bike/walking 3xwkly



Personal Information:
I recently became a grandmother of a baby girl, truly a blessing from God. I can't express how much joy and happiness she has bought into my life.

The picture on my Sparkpage is Molly, she is my 4 years old Basset Hound


Other Information:
My faith will encourage, motivate and move me to my goals.
Any time during the day you may hear me singing: Jesus, Jesus, Jesus, Oh How I Love Calling Your Name/ Lord I Trust You or Jesus I Love You! or quoting Bible verses

HAVE A HAPPY JOURNEY EVERYONE!




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