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Losing weight is a journey of self discovery. The more you are willing to open yourself up to change and self-awareness, the more successful you will be.

ME: Age 55, height 5 foot, 5.4 inches

I'm going into maintenance at this time.
5-15-19: 202.4 (-84.6)
5-1-19: 203 (-84) +3 pound increase
4-15-19: 199.4 (-87.6)
3-31-19: 201.8 (-85.8)
3-15-19: 200.8 (-86.8)
2-28-19: 204.4 (-82.6)
2-17-19: 205.8 (-81.2)
1-31-19: 207.4 (-79.6)
1-15-19: 211 (-76)
90 day #eattherainbow food challenge begins
12-31-18: 216.4 (-70.6)
12-15-18: 217 (-70)
11-30-18: 215.4 (-71.6)
Maintenance to Jan. 1, 2019
11-15-18: 214.8 (-72.2)
10-28-18: 216.6 (-70)
Maintenance for 2 week vacation
10-11-18: 217 (-70)
09-29-18: 220 (-67)
09-15-18: 223 (-64)
08-25-18: 227 (-60)
08-15-18: 229 (-58)
07-31-18: 232 (-55)
07-16-18: 234.4 (-52.6)
06-28-18: 239.8 (-47.2)
06-10-18: 241.4 (-45.6)
05-27-18: 243 (-44)
05-19-18: 249.4 (-37.6)
05-06-18: 252 (-35)
04-15-18: 254.4 (-33)
03-31-18: 254.6 (-32.4)
03-14-18: 258.8 (-28.8)
02-28-18: 263 (-24)
02-14-18: 267.8 (-19.2)
01-31-18: 272.8 (-14.2)
***1st Weigh in: 12-10-18: 287***


Member Since: 2/17/2006

Fitness Minutes: 38,223

My Goals:
2019 GOALS
Weight target: 170, total loss of -117#, with 46.4# for the year
Beat all my other Spark journeys in terms of time and weight lost
Achieve and sustain a daily step goal of 10,000 steps
Build a strength training routine and sustain it 4x a week.
Continue to work on a daily life plan that maintains health through fitness and nutrition

2020 GOALS
Weight target: 150?, total loss of -137# and 20# for the year
Achieve a daily step goal of 12,000 steps
Half the year or more will be spent in maintenance mode
Expand hobbies that require physical fitness - kayaking, camping, traveling, etc...

** GOAL MET **2018 GOALS**
Weight target: 215, total loss 72#
Returned to a healthy program with cardio and strength training
Achieved a daily step goal of 8,000 steps


My Program:
1350 - 1650 calorie ranged
tracked every day with the Nutritionix App

**Nutrition Goals**
30% fat, 25% protein, 45% carbs
Veggies 4-5x servings a day
Fruits 3x servings a day
Fiber 21 g per day goal
Sodium under 1800 mg per day
No-soda streak
No-fast-food streak
Fine dining allowed 2x a month

**Fitness Goals**
8,000 daily steps tracked via my FitBit
Nature Hikes (6,000-10,000 steps) as weather allows
(for winter: must be 28 degrees+, wind less then 10 mph)
Strength Training 4x a week
Rebounder (trampoline) every day 10 minutes minimum
Horse training 4x a week



Personal Information:
I've now exceeded three other attempts in terms of days at it and amount lost.

FIRST Spark was 2006-07 (age 43)
237 (2/06) to 172 (4/07)
13 months losing at 1.07 #/week rate with a total Spark loss of 65#

SECOND Spark (age 45)
(5 months later after #1 SP with a 49# gain)
221 (8/08) to 213 (11/08)
3 months losing at 0.61 #/week rate with a total loss of 8#

THIRD Spark (age 46)
(1 year after #2 SP with a 67# total gain since SP#1)
231 (8/09) to 208 (4/10)
8 months losing at 0.63 #/week rate with a total loss of 23#

FOURTH Spark (age 52)
(6 years after Spark #3)
(need to retrieve data - was lost)


Other Information:
married to a fantastic man for 29 years
2 grown children, now both at college (one home, one away), still driving me crazy! LOL




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  • v BARBIEE52

    "You survived what you thought would break you.
    Now straighten your crown and move forward
    like the Queen you are."

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    emoticon ""You are QUEEN for the Day" emoticon
    244 days ago
  • v BARBIEE52
    emoticon Success is made up of small efforts repeated day & day out. emoticon

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    255 days ago
  • v BARBIEE52
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    She believed she could, but she was tired...so she rested and you know what?
    The world went on and it was okay. She knew she could try again tomorrow
    266 days ago
  • v BARBIEE52
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    It's Wacky Water Wednesday...Everyday I'm guzzlin' emoticon emoticon emoticon

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    280 days ago
  • v BARBIEE52
    With Valentine's Day only a few days away, I am dedicating the next few days to Chocolate, because there's nothing better than sharing with a friend..unless it is a friend with chocolate.
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    ~~~~TOP 10 Reasons I Love Chocolate~~~~
    10. Better than sex...most of the time.
    9. Always more at the store.
    8. Makes my mouth happy.
    7. Something fun to do alone.
    6. Cheaper than Prozac.
    5. Surprise centers.
    4. Hides easily in my pocket.
    3. Two words - mood swings.
    2. Comes in pretty boxes.
    AND THE #1 REASON "I LOVE CHOCOLATE" is....
    Being addicted won't get you arrested.
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    290 days ago
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