SLENDERELLA61
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Gwen and I ran the Mayfaire Virtual 5K race just 2 days after her 10th birthday! 9/18/2020



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Marsha - Before 1999-After 2013



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Senior Prom 2017


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I chose my screen name when I looked in the mirror and could not believe it was me, down over 80 pounds after years as an overweight kid, teen, adult. I felt like a miracle! Now I just see me, a me that must keep tracking and working to control my weight so that small gains don't become a trend. Worth the work? Absolutely.
Check out my SparkPeople Success Story: http://www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?p
ost=86_pounds_down_marsha_is_one_activ
e_grandma (link on message boards)


Member Since: 9/2/2009

Fitness Minutes: 303,676

My Goals:
* Maintain a normal weight
* Focus on eating sensibly, healthy foods enjoyed with dignity.
* Keep on running for fun and fitness! Enjoy any age group awards without stressing for them.

Current PRs:
.5 Mile=4:01 (12/21/13)
1 Mile = 8:47 (4/13)
5K = 27:33 (4/13/13)
10K = 1:01:13 (3/16/13)
HM =2:26:02 (11/24/13)


My Program:
Clean SWEEP:

Clean = eat with dignity
S = 7-8 hrs sleep
W = 8 glasses water
E = eat healthy
E = exercise 6 times/wk
P = persistence






Personal Information:
71 years old, almost 5'6", maintaining around 135 pounds. Retired social worker-grant writer-nonprofit administrator. One adult daughter. I drive my two darling granddaughters to and from school several times a week when my DD & DSIL work. Weigh less right now than I did in junior high. Have struggled with weight all my life. Maintenance is still challenging, but I'm definitely not giving up!!


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You don't have to be perfect to succeed, but you do have to be determined. Never, never, never give up!




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  • v GBOOMER
    Thanks for your comment! I like the pictures of you and your granddaughter. From her expression one can tell that she really loves her "Old Mom"!

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    4161 days ago

    Comment edited on: 12/17/2009 7:29:30 AM
  • v ZELLAZM
    Thank you for the jeans! That was a nice surprise this morning...you're sweet to think of me.

    Blessings
    Michelle
    4161 days ago
  • v LOVELYDATURA
    Congrats on the sparkpoints!!!

    Also, I'm so pleased that there is a sexy grandma team! Way to be a sexy grandma!
    4169 days ago
  • v -WRKNG2ABTTRME-
    Congrats on being in the top 5 with sparkpoints & fitness minutes on the Sexy Grandma team. You are doing it!
    4172 days ago
  • v ZELLAZM
    Thanks for your encouraging words on my December goals blog post! You are very nice to say I'm organized --- if I really were, I wouldn't have to make such a long list! It does help to keep me focused to have it posted for accountability and to keep it tacked to the wall next to the computer,

    Enjoyed visiting your page - you've made fantastic progress on your Spark journey!

    Blessings today,
    Michelle
    4174 days ago