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It’s a terrible thing, I think, in life to wait until you’re ready. I have this feeling now that no one is ever ready to do anything. There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now. You may as well do it now. Generally speaking, now is as good a time as any.

**Hugh Laurie**

"The aim of life is to live and to live means to be aware, joyously, drunkenly, serenely, divinely aware," by Henry Miller.

Just when the caterpillar thought the world was over, She became a butterfly

Member Since: 1/14/2007

Fitness Minutes: 29,400

My Goals:
Short term:

To reach 261 by January 31st, 2020

To complete a 6-week streak of at least 10 minutes a day of walking

Long Term:


Take a cruise

To travel on a plane and NOT have to ask for a seat belt extender and not worry that I'll be charged for two seats!

To travel to England, Ireland, Scotland and Wales

To walk into anyplace and buy something loverly right off the rack!

My Program:
Calorie counting and exercise. Simplicity and moderation.

I walk, dance, and strength train

Personal Information:
I live in Las Vegas and have worked for a radiology practice for 31 years (Half my life! I still haven't quite wrapped my brain around that)

my yahoo nick is ladyamethyststar1

Face Book: KimmieKate

Other Information:
I am a voracious reader(to put it mildly! *LOL*). I have a wildly eclectic taste in music, although I can usually be found listening to Classical, Celtic and New Age music. I am a tree hugger from way back and love nothing better than to be out in nature, preferably near the ocean or in the mountains.

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    HI ya Ame-WOW 12 glasses?! WAY TO GO!!! So how are you doing today? Did you eat your veges? I dropped a pound from yesterday YEAH. I too love your pic..I always wanted perfect teeth and gorgeous dark hair!
    5067 days ago
    Hi Amethyststar,

    Welcome to the thread. You take a fabulous picture. You look glamorours.

    Good idea to take your weight in bite-size chunks. Please pardon the pun and enjoy your journey.

    5067 days ago
    Welcome to the team Amethystar, this is your year to shine!
    Glad to see you are taking an extra step for a healthy lifestyle.
    Always remember half the fun of setting goals is reaching them, and I hope with us you will be motivated and continue together for a successful year.

    What a great page and goals. I am so copying your idea to make a pledge on my sparkpage. We in some of the same teams together. We can do it!
    See you in the threads

    Your Team leader of 2007 Float like a Butterfly birthday challenge

    5067 days ago
    Hi, i saw your post on the 100 plus club - we share the same birthday! :) It sounds like you're doing really great on your weight loss journey. Great job!
    5068 days ago
    You mentioned making your water taste like cherry koolaid...I like to take lemon and squeeze it in the water...I use fake sugar to sweeten it a bit but am trying to make it just lemon and water or just water. I used to be like you and drink pop but was able to get off it...when I drink it these days..ICKY..feel all bloaty and gassy I am actually preferring the water. Anyways YEAH you are on the water challenge...this is great as we can cheer each other on. So I am here to be your cheerleader and say YEAH drink your water today. You can do it!!! RAH RAH RAH :P hehe
    5069 days ago
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