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Hi! I am BACK ON SP, ON MY TREK to get and stay healthy! My goal is to lose about 66 pounds. I previously lost 40 with SP in 2006, but due to my vertigo/migraines and my Mom's cancer, I gained it back, as of 8/29/11. I rejoined SP 10/7/14. So this is my Third SP Trek!! I love cats, walking, and Star Trek, hence "Trekpurrson"! I'd love to get some help from others, who have sleep apnea, bad knees, pre-diabetes. All can be resolved by weight loss! We can "trek back to good health"!

Member Since: 6/8/2006

Fitness Minutes: 54,104

My Goals:
Rejoined Spark People on 10/7/2014--my 3nd Spark Trek!

I am taking charge of my health to beat sleep apnea, by losing about 66 pounds.


My Program:
I am walking at least 30-60 minutes 5-7 times a week, and tracking, using Fitbit Zip Tracker, and Spark People for blogging.
I am continuing working on a Streak: "Don't snack mindlessly in the evening."



Personal Information:
Retired School Librarian...
I love all animals, especially cats...
I am determined to get healthy again...
I love reading, especially children's books and science fiction.
I love walking!
I love Star Trek!


Other Information:
Out of 230's:Done!

Out of 220's: DONE on 10/5/11! Woo! MY REWARD: New Walking Shoes!!

Out of 210"s: 10/3/14 At last! :-) (And another new pair of walking shoes!)

Out of 200's: 11/21/14 AT LAST!

Below 200:Onederland!: DONE AGAIN! 5/31/2019!!! MY BLOG POST WAS FEATURED! YAY!
11/22/14 Holding on to my newest number:199.6!!! Treated myself to a new bracelet to celebrate!

Below 194*(Safe from severe sleep apnea at this weight!): Done on 2/6/2015! Yay! I am halfway to my GOAL!

Out of 190's: Done on 5/1/2015! It took me 5 LONG months to lose this 10 pounds, BUT I DID IT!! About 25 more pounds to go!! On 5/8/2015, I reached 40.4 lbs lost with WW and bought new clothes! Down 3 sizes in tops and 4 sizes in jeans! Woohoo!

Reached 20% weight loss (183):

Out of 180's:

Out of 170's:

At Goal of 165:




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  • v BRENDA1946
    Wow! Do we have a lot in common. I am trying to lose weight & get healthy for the same reasons you are: sleep apnea, bad knees & prediabetes. I shaved 12 pts off of my blood sugar & am down to 103 but need to bring down to a safe range. We are even close to the same weight. I'll be checking back to see how you are doing. I know you are going to have great success!
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    3613 days ago
  • v DIVAGLOW
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    Happy Labor Day! Take time to enjoy your holiday weekend and give yourself a little break to hang out with family and friends.

    "Take rest; a field that has rested gives a bountiful crop." (Ovid)
    3614 days ago
  • v FERRETLOVER1
    Thanks for friending me!!
    3619 days ago
  • v DIVAGLOW
    emoticon emoticon emoticon WELCOME TO SPARK!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    Congrats on taking the first step into changing your life to a more healthier one by joining the site. Spark is filled with amazing people that will motivate, support and encourage you on your journey. There is so much to learn and discover here, take this one day at a time. A couple of things I would like to suggestion to make you Spark experience a great one.

    1. Make goals for yourself. Each month I make a list of what I want to accomplish that month and break them down to smaller goals to work with week by week. This way the BIG picture doesn't seem so big.

    2. Join Spark teams. There are tons of teams here and you will be able to find ones that fit to what you like or want in a team.

    The key to success here is to be active and you've already started by joining. You will find that everyone is willing to help you out if you need it. Spark friends are here for support, motivation and encouragement. Good luck on your journey to a healthier lifestyle! Again, welcome to the SP family!
    *~ Paula *~
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    3620 days ago
  • v TREKPURRSON
    Hi, Spark People! I'm back! Hoping my "second trek" will be successful! emoticon
    3620 days ago
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