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This is where the journey begins. 1997 ... Weight 266 pounds, Waist 46 - 48, Shirt 2 X

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I'm not new to weight loss. I've been a member of Spark and Weight Watchers since 1997. I've lost close to 70 pounds and kept it off. Due to recent health issues, I've decided that severing freindships, wallowing in self pity, and dropping from Spark and Weight Watchers was the thing to do.

What I've learned during my time away, is that my journey must continue. I still need the accountability of tracking , and friends.

I've tossed aside some pretty important friends, not caring who I hurt . So I'm back. Starting over and trying to mend broken friendships and continue my progress, no matter where my health issues take me.

To those friends whom I've selfishly tossed aside, I appologise.

Member Since: 3/9/2015

Fitness Minutes: 43,914

My Goals:
Quit smoking ... 10 years ago

Lost and kept off almost 70 pounds.

Summer 5% Challenge Exercise Commitment

Strength Training Resistance Bands 3 days a week

Cardio Walk at least 3 miles a day

My Program:
I've been here on Spark since 1997 along with working on the Weight Watchers Plan until March 9, 2015. Then, life hit. I delted my accounts and my friends.

Though I left WW, I've learned that I still need the accountability of tracking , and " friends".

My routine is pretty simple. I use resistance bands, and I try to walk 10,000 steps a day using my fitbit

Personal Information:
I'm a 58 yr old husband / dad , former Weight Watcher, retired postal worker, scifi geek.
Due to on the job injuries, that left me unable to perform my job duties, I've retired
I've undergone multiple surgeries to replace both hip and knee joints.

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