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Hello. My name is Cindy. I am rapidly approaching 50. (Just a few months to go.) I joined SP at the end of June in 2009. I decided when I joined that ultimately my goal was to head into my fifties being fit! I am within a few pounds of my goal weight, but more importantly, I am in better shape than I was when I was in my 20's!

When I started, I was a walker and I enjoyed walking. Soon, that wasn't enough so I started incorporating running into my walking routine. My walking has morphed into running. When I started running, I could make it about 1/4 mile, walk, then run again.

I have been successful using sparkpeople and still rely on it. Maintaining my weight will be an ongoing battle especially after the holidays each year. But each year, it seems a bit easier to take off those holiday pounds.

Weight loss is not a linear graph that goes straight down, but rather a line graph with it's highs and lows and fluctuations and eventually stabilizing at a point where you feel successful and satisfied.

Member Since: 6/25/2009

Fitness Minutes: 20,379

My Goals:
2010 Races:
April 17th: 8k - gener8tion run (Philly) 43:08
April 18th: 5k - Terry Muzzy Memorial ?
May 22nd: 5k TVHS 27:30
July 4th: Firecracker 5K, Andover, NH 25:13
July 10th: David J. Good Memorial Run - 26:30
July 31st: Meelard CC Race: ?? ran with my 11 -yr old
Aug 7th: On Your Marc 5k - 24:28 (PR - avg pace/mile 7 min 54 sec)
Sep 10th: Teri's Run 5K - 24:33 (7:56 pace)
Sep 19th: Philly Rock 'n Roll 1/2 marathon 2:08

My Program:
I am reaching the maintenance phase of my weight loss. I still have 3 pounds to lose, but I am in no hurry to get there. I will eventually. I am watching what I eat and running 5 days a week.

Personal Information:
I live in PA, but am a native of New England. I have 4 kids (2 in college, 1 in HS and 1 in elementary). My passion is teaching (particularly math). I am fortunate that I have a job that I love!

Other Information:
I love doing Sudoku, KenKen, and Kakuro. And I love relating math to anything in "real" life. (Drives my students and my kids crazy!)

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    Just wanted to stop by and wish you a wonderrful Christmas. I sure miss you chatting on the team. I am glad to hear that everytiong is going good for you.
    3600 days ago
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    We Wish You a Merry♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪ Christmas♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪
    We Wish You a Merry ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪Christmas ♥ ♥ ♥
    We Wish You A Merry ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪Christmas ♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪
    ...And A Happy New Year!♪♫•*¨*•.¸¸♥ ¸¸.•*¨*•♫♪...

    Copy and paste~keep the wave going!

    3607 days ago
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    Stopping by to encourage you to fight the good fight against too many holiday temptations!

    (((Sending SKINNY Vibes)))
    3619 days ago
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    Today is Fantastic Fan Friday! Justing letting you know I am behind you all the way!
    (((Sending SKINNY Vibes)))

    3638 days ago
    How are you doing? I have been thinking about you a lot lately. Miss the chats.

    I started training for a 5k.
    3640 days ago
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