JANETEMILY
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See this image largerday 200 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 7/18/2015See this image largerday 400 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 2/3/2016See this image largerday 730 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 12/29/2016See this image largerweek 82 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 3/17/2017See this image largerday 875 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 5/23/2017See this image largerweek 100 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 7/19/2017See this image largerNot quite five years ago, I decided I wanted a walking "buddy" and adopted my sweet Chow mix, Raindrop, from the Humane Society. She loves two things in life - walking and sleeping! She always "encourages" me to walk every day and is the reason I just got the Sparkpeople Trophy for 3000 Lifetime Miles!See this image largerday 1000 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 9/25/2017See this image largerEaster 2015 and Easter 2018!See this image largerTonight's dinner. A light (1 tsp evoo) stir fry of fresh broccoli, zucchini, and tomatoes, add some grilled chicken breast, and a sprinkle of parmesan. πŸ˜‹See this image largerday 1200 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 4/13/2018See this image largerday 1200 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 4/13/2018See this image largerDaily walk with my dog this afternoon. Breezy, 60's, and a Carolina Blue sky!See this image largerMy sweet girl, Raindrop passed away in my arms early this morning. She was the best dog, completely calm; perfect for someone with an autistic son. She loved to walk more than anything! We logged 3000 miles together since adopting her in 2012. Showed no signs of lymphoma until 8-10 days ago. Missing her so much.See this image largerOne of my favorites - fresh zucchini and tomatoes sauteed with garlic and herbs. Add some grilled chicken and sprinkle some grated Parmesan. So yummy!See this image largerWho says you need a gym to workout? Spent the afternoon pruning trees and bushes and spreading (and carrying) eight bags of mulch!See this image largerTonight's dinner. My version of the Chick-fil-A Grilled Market Salad!See this image larger70 pounds down! Before photo is 50 pounds ago. Currently at lowest weight in 30 years. ☺️ #BeforeAndAfterSee this image largerweek 151 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 7/12/2018See this image largerWorking out, even walking on hold for awhile. Fell off stepladder while trimming a Holly bush yesterday. Broke both lower bones in my leg. Had surgery this afternoon to fix with a plate and screws. 😒 Still eating healthy, though!See this image largerday 1300 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 7/22/2018See this image largerRecovering from broken leg so not allowed much exercise. But broken leg also means a lot less access to snacks! BMI now five pounds below the "obese/overweight" line, for the first time in about 30 years!See this image largerTen weeks ago today I was in surgery to repair my fractured right leg, broken at the base of the knee. This afternoon- walking unassisted around the house!See this image largerSee this image largerFirst three days in the 180's since the 1980's!See this image largerday 1500 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 2/7/2019See this image largerLost my walking buddy (3000 miles together!) to canine cancer last May. This is Molly, my new walking buddy. She's inexperienced, but enthusiastic!See this image largerJust back from a walk with my pup. What a beautiful afternoon!See this image largerRealized last night that I could take my size 16 jeans off and not unbutton or unzip them. So today... size 14!See this image largerBreezy, 60 degrees, and that Carolina Blue sky...who wouldn't want a long walk?See this image largerSpent the morning working in my flower garden. Had to add chicken wire to the fence to keep the rabbits out...and to keep my Beagle mix out after the rabbits leave!See this image largerweek 30 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 4/13/2019See this image largerIt was in the 60's and very breezy this morning, just right for a long walk with Molly pup. Hope we had enough rain yesterday so I don't regret it (pollen) later!See this image largerOut go all of my old, had to wear when I was well over 200 pounds, Spanx!See this image largerVery Berry Hibiscus Refresher. So good on a warm afternoon, including fresh raspberries. A venti is only 100 calories!See this image largerday 1600 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 5/18/2019See this image largerSee this image largerToday was Clean the Porches day. These chairs are at least fifteen years old and were pretty faded, but still in great shape! So, one can of spray paint for plastic and about 30 minutes later, they look new again!See this image largerThis afternoon's snack - the first fresh peach of the season - so yummy! πŸ‘πŸ˜‹See this image largerGlad it's summer fruit season! A fresh apricot, just as good as a fresh peach! This one only 29 calories! πŸ˜‹See this image largerPosted a photoSee this image largerDisney World Magic Kingdom 1995. My little red-haired cutie is 28 years old today. And I am 85 pounds lighter!See this image largerTonight's dinner. Zucchini and tomatoes sauteed with garlic and Italian seasoning. Usually add some parmesan cheese, tonight it's feta. Only 222 calories!See this image largerOne year ago today broke both bones in my lower leg at the knee. Surgery to repair included a steel plate and eleven screws. Could not work out for months but tracked every day. Lost 25 pounds since. Lowest weight in 35 years!See this image largerDown 86 pounds from my highest weight, but not done yet. There have been lots of ups and downs, but one constant for the past seven or so years. Gotta give credit where it's due!See this image largerMuch of weight loss comes down to little choices we make in the moment. Out running errands today, planned to stop at Starbucks for a Berry Hibiscus Refresher. Only 90 calories for a large, but includes 20g of sugar. Instead stopped by Panera for a Plum Ginger Hibiscus Tea. Zero calories!See this image largerday 1675 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 8/1/2019See this image largerBirthday present (it was last week) from my daughter. So many good ideas!See this image largerWas weeding the garden a few days ago and saw the dirt under one of the plants moving - must have been this little baby!See this image largerA slice of pizza, veggies, even a piece of birthday cake, and still way under my limit. Don't really care, granddaughters only turn four once!See this image largerPosted a photoSee this image largerHappy National Dog Day! This is Molly, my Beagle/ Lab mix, in her favorite spot- the middle of my bed!See this image largerweek 50 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 8/31/2019See this image largerSee this image largerMy Beagle Lab mix pup, Molly. She really wanted some of my breakfast, Siggi's skyr with fresh peach and flaxseed. She loved it, enjoyed cleaning the bowl!See this image largerMy "Pina colada" breakfast. Fresh pineapple with coconut skyr, and some flaxseed.See this image largerMolly, who seriously loves yogurt and berries. And is seriously begging for my breakfast! She was happy to lick the bowl...See this image largerGlad our maples didn't skip the fall like our weather did!See this image largerDidn't do a lot of "exercise" over the weekend, but this was quite a workout! My husband does the icicle lights on the roofline, I do everything else!See this image largerGained about 5 pounds around Thanksgiving, but have lost it again. Got my haircut today too. That's my Snoopy mini 🌲 in the background.See this image largerThat's a lot of work! Just finished packing everything away, all of the outdoor lights and yard decorations, indoor decorations, and tree ornaments - 270 this year.See this image largerOne of my favorite breakfasts. Blueberries, strawberries, and banana in blueberry skyr (Icelandic yogurt). Some golden flaxseed for crunch. 300 calories and 10 grams of fiber!See this image largerGreen Giant Riced Cauliflower and Broccoli in cheese sauce with some chopped rotisserie chicken breast. Might not look like much, but a go-to dinner! Ready in about five minutes.See this image largerEasy recipe from a master of vegetables, Yotam Ottolenghi. Roast Sweet Potato with Tomato and Feta. Also delicious made with eggplant or carrots.See this image largerDefinitely love this girl β™₯️ My Molly, who is "asking" for some of my yogurt and fruit.. or at least to lick the bowl!See this image largerSo yummy almost forgot a picture! Two Ingredient Pancakes, (actually three, one T. of whole wheat flour gives them extra substance) with fresh strawberries and some whipped cream. Including my coffee, only 250 calories.See this image largerday 1900 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 3/13/2020See this image largerday 1900 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 3/13/2020See this image largerMy current favorite lunch - Spicy Shrimp Roll with brown rice.See this image largerToday's "stay at home" activity- pack away winter clothes! Bins are sweaters and jackets, drawer is long sleeve shirts.See this image largerToday's "stay in the house" activity - making masks. Enough for myself and my adult kids. Simple bowl for dinner - grilled chicken breast with roasted sweet potato, and riced broccoli and cauliflower in cheese sauce. Only 300 calories.See this image largerday 1925 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 4/7/2020See this image largerThree adults in our house, with very different schedules and preferences. Most nights we cook a protein, and sides are "shift for yourself". Made this "what's in the freezer?" bowl tonight. Grilled chicken with riced butternut squash, cauliflower, and broccoli with cheese sauce. Quick, yummy, and under 300 calories!See this image largerOne of the last cool, breezy evenings for awhile, and it rained last night. Perfect time to weed the flower bed and prune the spent irises.See this image largerIt's been chilly and rainy so tonight's dinner was a new recipe, Tomato and Egg Drop Soup (from marion's kitchen.com). Very easy and delicious!See this image largerDinner last night. Hoisin Beef Stir Fry with Noodles. Trying some new recipes for vegetable variety; this has cabbage and carrots. So delish!See this image largerNew recipe, "Healthy-er Fried Rice" with shrimp and brown and wild rice. Trying to cook more Asian dishes for variety. Will make this again!See this image largerweek 90 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 6/6/2020See this image largerNew fitness streak! Had a longer one (151 weeks) going until July 2018. That's when I broke my leg, requiring a plate and 11 screws. Current streak began that September.See this image largerBeen getting more into Asian dishes lately. Tonight's dinner is Thai Stir-fried Glass Noodles (Pad Woonsen) Easy and very yummy!See this image largerLove our maple trees and cool mornings in June. Only 60 degrees, rare for Charlotte in the summer!See this image largerThis morning's log in. Kinda proud of this one!See this image largerday 2000 of my streak for "Log in and spin the SparkPoints wheel" earned 6/21/2020See this image largerFresh peach, peach skyr (Icelandic yogurt) flaxseed, and Kashi whole grain puffs - looks a little messy, but so good!See this image largerIt all comes down to choicesSee this image largerPosted a photoSee this image largerTonight's simple dinner. Roast Eggplant with Tomatoes and Feta.See this image largerTonight's yummy dinner - broiled salmon with oven roasted eggplant, diced tomato sauce and feta cheese.See this image largerOne perk of being up at night. Workouts are cooler! Gilad is the only coach I like to watch!See this image largerWorkouts are much cooler at night! Love my Bodies in Motion! Gilad is the only "coach" I enjoy working out with.See this image largerweek 100 of my streak for "Exercise for at least 90 minutes per week" earned 8/12/2020See this image largerLove spending time with my grandkids. This little sweetheart turned 5 today!See this image largerTonight's yummy veggies - Roasted Eggplant and Zucchini topped with Panko and Feta CheeseSee this image largerLike thinking up new Veggie and Protein Bowl combos. Tonight's was Grilled Chicken with Riced Cauliflower and Cheese Sauce and Sweet Potato ChunksSee this image largerBefore and after tonight's dinner. Roast Eggplant, Zucchini and Tomatoes and shredded Parmesan. #BeforeAndAfterSee this image largerTonight's yummy Meatless Dinner. Healthy Choice Meatless Beef Stir fry Power Bowl added to my own stir fried eggplant, zucchini, and tomatoes. Almost too much... almost!See this image largerAfter years of not trying it, found out I love sushi. So when Publix has $5 Sushi Wednesday, I buy two!See this image largerThe energy of kids! Gave my granddaughter a FitBit Jr for her 5th Birthday last month (she really wanted one). Today her step count was 11,000+ - just from playing!See this image largerNice cool evening, took my Molly for a walk. We haven't gone a lot, she definitely needs practice on the leash. She also loves to bark once or twice and rile up the dogs in the neighborhood! Must be the beagle in her!See this image larger❀️❀️ Your Hair Day #AllyLizzySee this image largerTonight's Meatless Monday dinner. Butternut squash Ravioli with Roasted Eggplant Zucchini and Tomatoes.See this image largerI began my up and down journey wearing pants with elastic waistbands, size 22. One of my goals was to be able to buy, and comfortably wear, jeans from The Gap. And a 32" waist!See this image largerLunch. Fresh pineapple chunks with coconut skyr (Icelandic yogurt). Like a pina colada in a bowl!See this image largerMolly is so sweet, but forgets all of her training if she gets out off leash. The Beagle part of her brain takes over and she's hard to catch! Got my exercise chasing her around the neighborhood today - barefoot - right after TS Zeta moved through..See this image largerJust a few of my favorite ornaments. Started collecting them when I got married, and yesterday was our 42nd Anniversary..See this image largerToday's early morning activity - Chewy Chocolate Chunk CookiesSee this image largerPosted a photoSee this image largerTonight's side - Roasted eggplant, zucchini, and tomatoes. Just needs another 10 minutes, then so good!See this image largerLove competing with myself!See this image largerExtending my streakSee this image largerBeen enjoying this girl, my pup Molly today. My grandpup, a terrier mix named Skye for her blue eyes, crossed the Rainbow Bridge last night. She was 14, and diagnosed last week with cancer. She was in rough shape, but so glad we saw her one last time. She passed, in my son in law's lap, about an hour later.See this image largerRain and temps in the 30's all day. Time for Minestrone soup in the Crockpot! One serving has 220 calories, 13g of fiber, and almost 1000mg of potassiumSee this image largerNo snow in the Charlotte area, but so much rain the yard is squishy! Still cold, but so happy to have sun and Carolina Blue skies for two days!See this image largerGreat Saturday so far. Lots of chores done. Let the pup out, and saw this beautiful Carolina Blue sky! After inches of rain and some ice, great to see the sun, still cold, but should make it to 50 this afternoon!See this image largerNew jeans. Gap "High-rise Mom Jeans". The last time I wore "Mom jeans" they had a 42" waist, these are 32" and a little loose!See this image largerMy lovely daughter bought flowers at Fresh Market yesterday. Then she came home and shared them with me..See this image largerBought tulips at Publix on Friday. They've bloomed well!See this image largerExtending my streakSee this image largerThink I'm in store fruit "heaven". Just had my first fresh peach of 2021..

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