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❤ SparkelStar - Once a Model...
Now ~100lbs Overweight!

Ugh!!! SO DISCOURAGING!!!! ... PRAYING!!!

Jan '18 started GREAT & lasted about a week. Now it's Sept & I'm trying again with a New Strategy... Use Coaching!!! SP Premium Coaching, Kaiser Permanente (my Medical Provider) Cosching, & 24Hr Fitness Coaching. Without Accountability, Validation, & Encouragement I simply give up too easily!!!

What follows is a Synopsis of my History...

Slender until my 40s (~135-145lbs), I went through "The Change" early (42) and Weight started "Coming On." I went from ~145lbs to 220lbs by the time I'd reached 50.

At 50, I found a Strict Support Group & lost 70lbs!!! WOW!!! I kept the weight off for ~6 years!!! I swore I'd NEVER put it on again!!! But, "LIFE HAPPENED"... My Rigid Support didn't bend with my changing life...

By 60 ~250lbs!!! (Now, 63, ~265lbs??? YIKES!!!)

I PRAYED for "Something" to HELP Get & Stay MOTIVATED!!! ***Sparkpeople*** had seemed the Answer!!!

I began my SP Adventure in April 2015...
GOAL: to get to ~150lbs & STAY THERE!!!

I GREW DRAMATICALLY thru SP!!! I went From feeling a HOPELESS to feeling ENTIRELY SURE THIS WAS GOING TO HELP ME!!! (Dropping 5lbs in 5 days will do that!!!!) Sadly, my Enthusiasm & Weight Loss didn't last.

* I did lose ~25lbs thru Sparkpeople's BLC28 (Biggest Loser Challenge). At the end, however, I experienced some Traumatic Stuff there & DROPPED OUT of SP Altogether!!! Result??? I promptly put on 30lbs!!! Ugh!!!

* I didn't think I'd come back to SP...
"A Few Bad Apples" had ruined it for me!!!

Now, January 2018 is here... I"ve a New Kaiser Doctor, who I looking forward to meeting, I'm back to Sparkpeople & Joined Premium... I'm OPTIMISTIC AGAIN!!! YAY!!!

[* NOTE: Enormous Disappointment upon meeting that "New Doctor" is probably what Squashed my Enthusiasm & Optimism... She didn't even so much as offer a Good Pep Talk!!!]

Sept '18: Maybe with "Actual Support" I can again really use SP!!! This time, I PRAY to STICK with it!!!

* I've LEARNED SO MUCH HERE & MET SO MANY FAB SP FOLKS!!! ♡ ♡ ♡ BLESSINGS to ALL!!! ♡ ♡ ♡
TODAY, I PRAY (AGAIN!!!) to PLEASE KEEP UP My MOTIVATION!!! (No Matter What!!!)

xoxo ❤ SparkelStar

(aka Constance in Berkeley, CA)


Member Since: 4/12/2015

Fitness Minutes: 12,345

My Goals:
9/13/16 Starting @ 262lbslbs
I'd like to lose ~100bs!!!!

By Next Year, before my October Birthday, 2019,
I would like to weigh Less than 200lbs!!!

Eventually, l'd like to Maintain... ~ 140-160lbs

By October 12th 2016 - Below 260lbs


My Program:
Sparkpeople Check-In.

FOCUS on FRUIT & VEGGIES!!!
RAINBOW COLORS!!!
Include SUPERFOODS
Low on Grains, Starches

WALKING w/ "Fitbit One" -
~10K+ Steps 5x/Wk



Personal Information:
California Girl...
Air Force - 4yrs - Flying Medic
Lived in England & France...
& Traveled over Europe after college... Loved it!!!
(Art, History, Architecture!!!)
Enjoy Gardening & Animals


Other Information:
UTUBE & INSPIRATIONS:
"HYPNOSIS for Wt Loss"
"Food Matters"
"Food Inc."
"Forks Over Knives"
"Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead"
David Wolfe - Raw & Super Foods
Fully Raw Kristina
Joe Cross of...
"Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead"
Kris Carr of...
"Crazy Sexy Cancer"




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  • v JACKIEWALKS4FUN
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    Aren’t we all just flowers in the sun?
    We start small.
    We live through sunny days which help us grow, rains which nourish our souls,
    and storms which nearly end us, yet we survive.
    But, flowers have no fear.
    They grow without worry of envy from other flowers, they don’t feel inferior to those taller, or superior to those not quite as tall.
    Wouldn’t it be sad if a flower didn’t bloom at all, for fear that it’s colors wouldn’t be as bright, or that it’s petals may not be good enough for the world?
    Each one blooms in it’s own way, knowing without knowing, that’s all there is to life.
    Each one has worth.
    It really doesn’t matter if you are an early or late bloomer, just as long as you make sure to bloom to your full potential.
    Enjoy your time in the sun.
    ~By Doe Zantamata~
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    Wishing You A Great Day As Fresh, Bright And Colorful As These Flowers.
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    59 days ago
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    It’s hot outside, but Fall is coming! Are you ready to join a Challenge and work on your healthy lifestyle goals? The Biggest Loser Challenge is looking for members for it’s next Challenge starting the first week of September. The challenge consists of 11 Teams that participate in 10 weeks of Nutritional and Fitness Challenges. These challenges can be modified to fit individual needs allowing members of all abilities and dietary needs to participate.

    If you would like to be a member of this challenge you can copy and paste the link below, or click on my username to leave me a message or you can click on the BLUE BIGGEST LOSER Icon on my Spark page. Join the team and sign up for the next challenge on the Fall Waitlist thread.
    https://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/grou
    ps_individual.asp?gid=25339

    *. When copying and pasting the URL you will need drop the https:// and sometimes everything before sparkpeople depending on your device.

    61 days ago
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    You might like to see the link on our team post entitled "HEALTH, NUTRITION TIPS & RECIPES). Our team is called, "Hope for the Battles". I am so thankful I found this link; it shows 50 ways to boost your metabolism.
    If you have time, we would love to have you join us.

    Ruthann
    77 days ago
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    Hey, in case you are feeling down.
    Here's a bucket full of sunshine to brighten your day
    ~ Doe Zantamata~.
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    Scatter sunlight all along your way
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    93 days ago
  • v JACKIEWALKS4FUN
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    "Do not be discouraged by the distance you still have to travel.
    Instead, appreciate how many "life miles" you have already covered.
    Your struggles have changed you into a stronger and better person.
    Don't let anyone dissuade you from blooming into the person you are meant to be.
    Keep walking."

    ~Dodinsky~

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    There is no foot too small that cannot leave an imprint on the world.
    One step at a time.
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    172 days ago
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