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I lost weight 3 years ago the old fashioned way, counting calories on Sparkpeople. I craved the entire time, then gained it back and then some. May 2, 2015 I started Trim Healthy Mama. As of today, May 15, I've lost a few pounds. More importantly, I've lost my cravings - even when I taste carb & fat ridden foods.
Update on May 8, 2016 - I lost 18 pounds while following THM principles over several months, fell off the bandwagon, but only gained 3 pounds back. Not bad. I'm back on the THM plan and plan to keep going.

Other goals I want to do at a lower weight:
Hike the Blue Beaver Trail up Lookout Mountain.
Spend a night at the Hike-Inn.
Swim with the manatees in FL.
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Member Since: 5/2/2012

Fitness Minutes: 5,282

My Goals:
I am not going to try to attain a weight within a healthy range as defined by all of the charts. I'm striving for a weight I attained 12 years ago which was about 10 pounds over the Weight Watchers goal. That's what I think is realistic for me.

My Program:
Trim Healthy Mama.
But perfection is not the goal.
I'm tracking my food on Sparkpeople.

30 min. of cardio 5X/week

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I live on top of a mountain, am married, and have a 16 year old son.

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Nothing in the world can take the place of Persistence. Talent will not; nothing is more common than unsuccessful men with talent. Genius will not; unrewarded genius is almost a proverb. Education will not; the world is full of educated derelicts. Persistence and determination alone are omnipotent. The slogan 'Press On' has solved and always will solve the problems of the human race. - Calvin Coolidge

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  • v THM_DEB
    Hi Nancy, thanks for the goodie and the comment on my page...You can do it too girl..I do have to admit I only eat 3 times a day and dessert/snack at night and pretty much every 4-5 hours.

    I don't really snack.

    Still have like 10 more to go would like to get to 140, but in time I'll do another fuel pull cycle.

    Just living life so haven't been on her much.

    You can do it!!
    628 days ago
  • v THM_DEB
    Hi there, I hope you do not weight for a few days..give your body time to adjust, perhaps wait for a week. The book "Friend with the Scale" suggests waiting. Just a suggestion...
    728 days ago
    TROUT, you ask and stated on 5/14/16 this:
    How much is everyone exercising? I'm walking 30 to 40 minutes a day. I intend to do yoga stretching, but mostly I forget to do it.

    THM Deb, THM Carol, YJNANA , me and others are doing a 5K on the 28th & or 29th of May. We all have Fitbits and or use Runkeeper App. Do you have a Fitbit?

    We also have a place to post on the "WOMEN BOOMERS (1946 to 1964) all ages are Welcome" (a team I started). We are posting in
    " WEEK 3 ~ May 15th to May 21st" thread now, under the "Weeks 2 & 3 ~ 5K Walk Beginner Training Forum". Come and join us!!! You can find the team on my SP page.

    Thanks TROUT for the info. on FiberOne, I will be getting some.

    emoticon Charlie

    768 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/16/2016 11:50:01 AM
  • v THM_DEB
    Thanks Janet for the gold crown and note....You are on your way to great success!!!
    782 days ago
  • v THM_DEB
    Thanks Janet, I know I can't believe I lost 40 lbs and on THM almost a year, such an easy plan for the most part. Finally found something that works for the diet tired body.

    How are you?
    794 days ago
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