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6/13/17 This is me after approximately 7 months without sparking. New Beginning!

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September Top 3 Priorities 1. Balance 2. Accountability 3. Consistency I am 52 married, and live in California with my husband and my rescue pets, I also live with multiple health issues, a number of which are chronic (read incurable). I didn't join spark to fit into a bikini, become a gym rat, or run a marathon. After spending 3 1/2 months in bed this winter feeling sick and miserable, I decided that I had enough. I'm here to find a balance in my life. To be as healthy as I can be, and to enjoy my next 50 years the best that I can. If this sounds familiar, please friend me so we can encourage each other along the way. 6/13/17: Signed up for 2017 Summer Challenge.

Member Since: 2/23/2016

Fitness Minutes: 16,850

My Goals:
To feel the best I am physically able to feel.

Move out of the weight range of "obese".

To be able to take my dogs on a minimum 2 mile pack walk every day.

Completed 3/13/16!
To regain enough strength and flexibility to lay on the floor and get up again without assistance.

Completed 9/1/16
Dr approved stopping Lipitor (cholesterol medication.

Dr approved stopping all blood pressure medications.

My Program:
Healthy eating through food tracking and avoidance of food with zero nutritional value.

Reduced caloric intake.

Gentle stretching and exercise.

Compete in the 2017 Summer 5% challenge!

Exercise Schedule
20 min stretching

20 min walking the dogs 5 days a week (alt cardio on hot days)

Monday and Friday add strength training

Tuesday and Thursday add extra cardio

Wednesday and Saturday add yoga

Sunday = Friends and Family day

Personal Information:
Summer 2017

Starting Weight
Goal Weight:
5% Goal:

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Week 8 Final Weigh In

Other Information:
2016 Spring 5% Challenge
Start 3/26/16 298.6 lbs
End 5/21/16 272.4 lbs
Results -26.2 lbs (8.8%)

2016 Summer 5% Challenge
Start 6/25/16 268.0 lbs
End 8/20/16 250.2
Results 6.65%

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