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I have always been an active person, but after having difficulties with my thyroid, I have struggled with my weight, coordination and energy levels. I WANT THOSE BACK!! Oh...and I'll get them!

Member Since: 1/28/2011

Fitness Minutes: 43,282

My Goals:
My plan is to start strong, but slow...so it is something I can stick with!


LT GOALS:

* To have enough energy and coodination to keep up and do well with my dogs

* To better manage my arthritis

* To be confident, naked, in front of my DH

* To stabilize my sleep patterns

* To be able to walk into any store (other than Lane Byant) and pick out a stylish oufit (not somethingthat looks like my grandma's moomoo).


My Program:
As most programs encourage, I am hoping to make this more of a lifestye change. I'm tracking and adding new and different activities as well as making improvements on some of my other lifestyle habits (sleep being the big one). I also want to eat as nomally as possible. Rather than eating fat free or low fat items, I want to just eat less of those things, without eliminating them from my diet. Herein lies the challenge; what I find in my tracking is that if I am in my calorie range, I am often over in fat and under in both carbs and protein. Additional challenges are that I am a foodie and a condiment snob.



Personal Information:
I am checking in from sunny Southeastern Wisconsin...GO Brew Crew & Admirals!! Go Pack! I live with my husband and three VERY active dogs. My dogs are my life.

My job is not particularly active, but it can be pretty stressful. After 12 years there, I can still say that I love my job.

I find so much power in humor and music...either can turn my day around. Music is my long-time hobby.


Other Information:
My weakness:
* not sweets
* not carbs
* not chocolate ( I consider that a sweet)

IT'S CHEESE! IT'S CHEESE!! After all, this IS Wisconsin.

I do hafta admit that I am kinda a Diet Coke fiend, too. If the world went into famine tomorrow, I do believe I could survive on Diet Coke and cheese, if that is all there was.

I don't watch a lot of TV, but I LOVE Criminal Minds and Scandal (totally hooked). I am a World War buff and have been writing to a pen pal (snail mail and some email) for over 25 years. I sing with our local symphony, love to golf and watch hockey.





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  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    I just squeaked out a morning walk today before it rained. Oh well. Liquid sunshine I guess. HA

    HUGS
    2898 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    Have to agree with you! It WAS ideal and I will remember it when it's hot out too!


    2900 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    Isn't it just gorgeous! If it was like this all year round! HUGS and smiles. Glad you had a good time shopping.
    2900 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    Hope you had a good Sunday. Sunny and cool today! I am enjoying the sun and I think my plants are as well. HUGS and smiles.
    2901 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    Awww, I can picture Mr. B being introduced to the June bug!

    Yes, we had lots of rain with everything else last night. Supposed to have more storms tonight, but nothing of note so far!

    Tomorrow have to get deep cleaning done as we are probably going to have company @ the end of next week. And Jason will be out of town from Wed. to Friday. So .. . may as well do it when I can have help!

    Otherwise definitely hope to get in the garden again!

    HUGS and have a great weekend. Good luck with the tent!
    2903 days ago
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