KOSHIE1
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halloween 1016. I got many compliments on my Roadkill Zombie costume and makeup.



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shambling adds effect! I guess I'm a domestic zombie since I tend to hang out in the kitchen?


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KOSHIE1 is a SparkPeople Motivator!

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(can I brag? just a little? on 12-12-15, my page was the daily featured SparkPeople Motivator. and honestly, that just made me bust my Feel-Good Gut! THANK YOU!)

I'm a highly educated, 60+, retired lady whose main "fun" right now is leading an aerobics class twice a week. I'm not a tech-head, but I'm active, involved, and always searching for more friends. I'm even better in person, as I'm pretty laid-back and accepting!

I've learned how to reach a weight loss goal -- I reached my goal weight by Low Carbing, a la Atkins. But I got severe lack of support at a time of great stress, did the stupid thing and regained the weight, and now am starting all over. This time, I'm doing protein-sparing keto with a plan filled out until I reach goal weight. I'm smart, but I have learned you are always stronger when you have help. I KNOW I can do this; but I'd love to have a buddy.

My goal is to lose weight and keep it off for ME -- to look good, feel good, and be healthier for the rest of my life. I'm finally OVER (that was SO last decade!) the struggle to stay YOUNG and pushing myself far too hard. Now, I'm more relaxed -- I enjoy gardening, oil painting, stained-glass making, dancing, reading, and cuddling with my dear friend Ginger (that green thing on my shoulder in my profile image), in addition to my more vigorous pursuits of snow-skiing, step-aerobics, shooting hoops, and hula-hooping. Hey, ya gotta keep it fun!



Member Since: 1/29/2010

Fitness Minutes: 113,608

My Goals:
1. Lose 30 more pounds.
2. Quit driving so fast!
3. Learn to speak Italian better.
4. Find more ways to regularly incorporate strength-training into my life.
5. Find the courage to make certain major changes in my life.


My Program:
1. Calorie-cycling while on a keto protein-sparing diet.
2. Paying fines and learning to use cruise-control at all times!
3. Listening to language CD's while I drive. And visiting Italy!
4. 15 minutes (JUST!) of ab exercises daily! Yes, I CAN do it!
5. Getting professional advice in several areas: make-up, style, health, aging, etc.



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  • v OKBACK2MEAGAIN
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    Looking to stay focused through the upcoming Holiday Season? Want to get connected with a Team to support you through your Journey to a Healthier Lifestyle? If yes, then consider joining the Biggest Loser Challenge that starts in early December. Each week 10 teams of 24 Active members do fun nutritional and fitness challenges. The challenges promote a healthy lifestyle. If for some reason you cannot do a challenge, it can be modified to meet your needs. I hope that you decide this might be for you. If so, you can leave your name on the Wait List for the Winter challenge. To get to the List visit my page and click on the “BLUE BIGGEST LOSER” Icon; copy The Team Page Address below or let me know so I can send you an invitation. Join the Team then sign up on the waitlist. It’s the thread right below the Chit Chat thread.
    If searching through Spark enter Biggest Loser Fall Challenge All Teams.

    To reply or get to my Sparkpage click on the arrow on the top right corner of this message, click on My Sparkpage or click on My Username.

    11 days ago
  • v SPARKLINGME176
    I would love to see a photo of your butterfly costume! emoticon
    13 days ago
  • v LADYPJAY
    Thanks for leaving a comment to my comment on the community feed. I saw your Halloween photos. You may want to join For the Love of Horror. It is a fun group. We just finished a mini-Halloween challenge. Happy Halloween! (I added you as a friend. I too am recently retired and will be 60 in February.)
    15 days ago

    Comment edited on: 10/30/2019 4:07:40 PM
  • v ICAND0ITT00
    Thankyou for your comment on my post. You helped me pull myself together and get on track. I hope you e had a great day. 💐
    28 days ago
  • v EJBLANCO1212
    Good morning...about THAT spinach stuffed chicken...yes home made...the breading made of almond flour n parmesan cheese...
    35 days ago
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