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Hi my name is Monika. I am 55 years old and I need to get with it. I lost 15 lbs a year and a half ago and gained it back and more. I basically would like to lead a healthy lifestyle and not eat to just eat. So this is my new adventure. Wish me luck!!! I am in Phase II now. I have about 10 lbs left to lose . I know this is going to the hardest time so I am going to continue to eat healthy and exercise regularly. I began switching up my exercise to intense walking on the treadmill along with strength training and cycle. I have met so many amazing people here I recently lost my beloved Lab Ranger and you guys were so supportive Thank you. Blessings to all of you Let's continue to live a healthy , happy, and peaceful lifestyle. We can do this!!! Update July 20 2017. I met my goal of 150. I have one goal left and that would be to reach my ideal weight of 145 and then to maintain this healthier lifestyle. You have been so great my Spark community. I have made so many friends and I love this community and what it stands for. Praise God and blessing tos to everyone!! Update 10/21/17 I finally hi reached my goal of 145. Thank you forget all the support. The task now is to maintain the 145 and not regain. Blessings to Spark community you are the best group of people ๐Ÿ’ซNovember 8, 2017 I am 56 today. I feel strong and healthy. I'm so blessed. Praise God. Thx Spark community ๐Ÿ™‚ for all your support Update: Feb. 15, 2019 I have gained almost 10 pounds since Thanksgiving. At first I didn't care. I gained a couple of pounds at a time.. then bam.. It has always been so hard for me to lose weight since I quit smoking 9 yes ago. It has been rough. I know better. I'm back in track with my eating and exercise. Spark community ๐Ÿ™‚ has helped me refocus. Let's keep Sparking. Blessings to everyone ๐ŸŒž.

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  • v MSROZZIE
    emoticon emoticon Last Saturday Of Summer Saturday!

    Don't smoke. Smoking damages more than your lungs. It hardens the arteries, raises blood pressure, and causes an irregular heartbeat. Find a smoking cessation program in your area to kick the habit for good.

    Good luck with your new trainer!

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    Have a peaceful Sunday and bring on FALL! emoticon
    23 hours ago
  • v ON_A_DIET
    Hello Monika,

    Happy to get your comments!

    I went to evening Mass & later on doing research for articles. Going to work late then exercise before bed. My writer's sedentary life has made me gain a size larger. Not good.

    Your new photo looks so pretty!

    Give yourself a mani/pedi! You deserve it!

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    1 day ago
  • v JUDITH316
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    Good Afternoon emoticon Monika

    Dropping by to say emoticon For Dropping by my Blog & for your Support..
    And to wish you a Blessed Day and Weekend ahead.... emoticon

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    1 day ago

    Comment edited on: 9/21/2019 8:02:05 PM
  • v TMP0418
    Good morning Monika my sweet beautiful friend im good hope all is well with you and your family God bless you always happy Friday hugs โค
    2 days ago
  • v MSROZZIE
    emoticon emoticon Wonderful Day Thursday!

    Keep healthy foods in sight. Store colorful fruits and vegetables where you can see them, like on the counter or in clear containers within the fridge. If you see them, you will eat them more often.

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    Have an emoticon Friday and emoticon
    3 days ago
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