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September 20, 2016 Time to get serious about getting this extra weight off. Permanently. No excuses!

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SUSIEGKORN is a SparkPeople Motivator!

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New Year, New Me!

3-YEAR LONG TERM GOALS for 2018-2021
1. lose 100 pounds
2. make fitness a natural part of my week
3. make healthy food choices a natural daily activity
4. allow for guilt-free treat days

SHORT TERM for 2018:
Lose 10 pounds from today, 2/05/18 to 4/05/18

Action Plan:
1. Fitness:
a. Do cardio/strength training 2 times per week
b. Strength training 2-3 X per week
c. Increase daily steps

2. Diet:
a. Eat 3 nutritionally balanced, healthy meals per day to include at least 4 vegetables and fruits daily, a low fat protein per meal
b. Drink at least 10 glasses of water daily

3. Emotional/Mental Health:
a. Plan meals and schedule workouts
b. Sleep ~ Get 7-8 hours per night!
c. Daily positive self-talk.
d. Daily spiritual reading.
e. Weekly Spark interaction
f. Evaluate my goals monthly to make any necessary changes
g. Chart weight weekly on Monday mornings. Chart my fitness minutes in my weight calendar. Chart weight monthly on Spark

Member Since: 10/10/2010

Fitness Minutes: 27,412

My Goals:
Work toward losing 10 pounds, reward myself then move forward to the next 10 pounds.

Evaluate my goals regularly to make necessary changes.

300 fitness minutes weekly

Make nutritional choices including at least 8 glasses of water daily, 5 or more fruits and veggies daily.

Plan meals and schedule workouts

Get 7-8 hours sleep nightly.

Daily prayer and positive self-talk.

My Program:
I will strive to make a healthy lifestyle a natural way of life.

1. Make healthy food choices a natural daily occurrence with allowances for guilt-free treat meals during special occasions and vacations.

2. Find fitness activities that I enjoy and do them consistently; a sedentary lifestle is not an option.

Personal Information:
My name is Susie. I'm a 61 year old, retired teacher, from Missouri. I've been blessed with a strong faith, a good family and many friends, all of which are important to me.

I've been overweight since I was a child. I will never give up on changing that!

Other Information:

Starting weight: 1/16/17 249.6
Goal by end of 2017: to lose 50 pounds

Other Weight info:
4/30/09 284.8 lbs - my highest weight

10/10/10 274 lbs
when I joined Spark

10/10/11 221.0
53 pounds lost
1 year Sparkversary!

10-1-12 228
10-2-13 251.6
10-1-14 254.9

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    Thank you for adding me as a spark friend. I am so glad to get to know you better! Let's walk the path to better health and happiness together! Spark on my friend. Love, Dawn
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    3781 days ago
    I just wanted to post a quick Welcome to the 50+ members with 100+ Pounds to lose TEAM. We're so glad to have you join us. Please jump in and have a good time getting healthy. This is an excited group of folks and really active team so you should be able to find all sorts of inspiration and motivation. Just jump right in. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to ask. There's always someone willing to help in any way possible. Don't forget to use the food/water tracker that spark people provides as well as the fitness tracker. These are excellent resources that will help keep you on the path you've chosen. Come on... let's get healthy TOGETHER!!! Together WE can do anything! Spark On! -Dawn emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon PS: Remember to SMILE, they're contagious! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3781 days ago
    Hi Susie! I hear you had a great Christmas & congrats on the scale victory! I'm afraid to hop on Saturday-ate pretty much everything in sight! Back at exercising & planning to get back on target...let me know if you wanna get together before I go back to school, OK?
    3785 days ago
    Couldn't be happier to have you here! We can do this! :) emoticon
    3865 days ago
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