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Update - 8.1.18
Claiming my seat today. More soon. Tracking since yesterday.
Weight is 256. I've had a knee replacement, shoulder replacement in the last few months. All to the good. Getting ready for bunion/hammertoe surgery and then other knee replacement this fall/winter. More soon.

Update 3.27.17

I'm back - some weight gain. Starting here at 277 - still down from 288, my highest.

I'm divorced now for about 3 years and my two grown sons are out of the area. I've moved twice since leaving these pages, and am now in my own house.

'm so glad to be back. I see success after success here. More about me updates and blogs to come.

Working with a trainer three times a week, tracking food and exercise.
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I am on the road to health - with fits and starts along the way. My highest weight was 288 and I started Sparkpeople seriously at 280 in April, 2013, determined to lose at least 100 pounds. I've lost 30, gained some back, but I'm on the road.

I'm losing 'from the inside out" -- getting healthy in body, mind, and spirit, with the love and encouragement from so many Sparkfriends in this wonderful community. This, I know, is what I need for long term stable weight loss.

I've been though major life changes here, and I keep learning to love myself, treat myself well, and thus eat better and move my body.

My nutrition is mostly whole foods, plant based. Some fish when dining out.


Member Since: 10/23/2009

My Goals:
Daily:
Drink 10 glasses of water.
Morning Prayer
Enjoy Eating



Grand Goal: Weigh about 160, be active, healthy, and and to live well in my body. Oh, to age well.




My Program:
I am 95% Whole Foods Plant Based since April 2014.




Personal Information:
I'm from Iowa and have two adult sons. Chris and Jack, my hounds, share my home. Working full time, in a job that allows me to be flexible and creative.


Other Information:
My continuing priority is to take care of myself like I have not yet done in my life.




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  • v DDOORN
    You are 12-Stepping with such SPARK and bring so much to our "family!" With such gratitude... Don
    1788 days ago
  • v IMLOCOLINDA
    I'll be on Spark Break for the next two weeks! Attending a seminar and won't have internet access! Hope you are meeting your goals and enjoying the journey!
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    1865 days ago
  • v 68ANNE
    I was going to just post the picture on my blog but then the words apparently needed to be said. It's strange what the brain knows but until you see the words, you don't really 'get it'
    Thank you for your beautiful comment and of course your friendship
    1866 days ago
  • v IMLOCOLINDA
    A Little End-of-the-Week Encouragement

    We don't have to worry
    about how the week went
    or how the next one will go.
    Because all our days, all our ways,
    are in the hands of One who loves us.
    We sometimes feel uncertain...
    could that possibly be made into good?
    Then just when we least expect it, we find the answer--
    that all our mistakes, all our hurts,
    all we wish we could trade from these past few days
    (and from a lifetime)
    are being noticed, handled with care, turned into
    something more than we could imagine.
    You're loved. You're valuable.
    You've got a purpose.
    God's got a plan.
    "And we know that in all things God works for the good of those who love Him, who have been called according to His purpose." Romans 8:28

    1866 days ago
  • v QUEEN-EYDIE
    Thanks for the friend add. I look forward to getting to know you!
    1871 days ago
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