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Pickleball tournament March 18-20 2016.Won the Bronze in women's doubles and Silver in mixed doubles

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I'm Lis and I joined in 2008 needing to lose those last 10 pounds again. I'd lost 35 pounds in 2005, another 11 in 2006, gained some back and I was in the 141-145 range for a few years.
Late 2009 we moved from Colorado to Mexico, and over the years the weight crept up, getting over 150 a few times but in January 2013 I found a way of eating that works for me and I am back around 135 since March 2013 and the focus has shifted to maintenance in the 134-139 range.
My favorite activities are yoga, pickleball, walking and sea kayaking.
August 2015 I started taking a Pilates class twice a week and I love it.
March 2016 I participated in a pickleball tournament and won the bronze in the 3.0 women's double and the silver in the 3.0 mixed doubles!
I have come a long way from the couch potato I used to be!!
2019 - we are moving to Spain! A whole new set of challenges food wise.
2020 - we are living in the countryside, off the grid ~ a whole new adventure! The nearby town has a wonderful market, loads of fresh organic produce.

Member Since: 1/12/2008

Fitness Minutes: 550,533

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The end of March 2005 I started the Michael Thurmond 6 week body make-over. Finally something worked! I lost 35 pounds in 5 months. Over the next 9 months I lost another 11, down to 134. That was hard to maintain.

Jan 2008 - The weight crept back up to 145 over the last 8 months - now it's time to lose those 10 pounds again.

July 2010 - went below 140 for the first time in over 3 years!!

November 2010 - I'm back up in my "comfy" range 141-145

January 2013 - gained a few (!) over the last years to 151 but back with the program!
February 2013 - back below 140 :)
March 31st 2013 - at goal! 135
July 2013 - 134, back to my old low and then DD came to visit for a few months..
Fall 2013: 140 goal to get to or below 135 again
February 2014: back on The Plan
September 2014: new low 133

Personal Information:
After living in beautiful SW Colorado, near Pagosa Springs for 13 years, we are now living in San Carlos, Sonora, Mexico.
2009/2010 was our first winter in San Carlos - great to be out of the snow! It is a great place to live for most of the year and it is nice to visit Colorado for part of the summer. Summer 2014 we didn't go north and had a wonderful time staying in Mexico and even experiencing a hurricane.
2019: After nearly 10 years in Mexico we are moving to Spain
We spent a year in Turre (Almería) near the coast and early 2020 we moved near Caudete (Albacete) and we are off the grid, living in the middle of olive and almond fields

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    Thank you for your comment on my blogs
    I was feeling a little down reimagining the holidays in our new normal.
    Then breaking my glasses and wearing an old prescription pair has reduced my online sparking time, but putting my feelings into words really did help.

    New glasses will be ready next week. Now I know why the Walmart lady was being so helpful in offering me safe options for picking them up. Today our Board of Supervisors is voting on a resolution to REQUIRE that NON MASKED people be admitted to stores and public areas. I feel like I am living in Crazyland.

    All we can do is focus on health and safety, encourage others to do the same and hope for better times in 2021.

    3 hours ago
    ...:::Thank you for commenting on my blog---Lord of the Wings" ... emoticon ... Did i ever get roasted for that one! lol
    3 days ago
    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon I hope you have a day as BEAUTIFUL as YOU are! Ruthie emoticon
    3 days ago
    Thanks so much for reading my puzzle blog.
    I was so excited about my discovery and I really appreciate the support.
    There are so many different paths to our goals and assorted ways to determine success.
    There is room for all of us at this Spark table

    4 days ago
    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Let's celebrate LOVE today. Spread a little love, like sparkles, wherever you can today. Not only will it make someone else feel good, you will also feel loved! Feeling the love today! Ruthie emoticon
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