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Third Wedding Anniversary 1 Sept 2010

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Hi, I've battled my weight most of my life. I actually weigh now what I weighed in elementary school - I was the fat kid back when not so many kids were fluffy. When I was in high school I lost 50 pounds the "right" way. I quit eating fried foods, ate lots of salads/fruits/vegetables, walked and did other exercises almost every day. Since then my weight has fluctuated several times - by anywhere from 10 - 30 pounds. I know that when I am mindful of my eating (only eat when I'm hungry, stop eating when satisfied, not full) and get somewhat regular exercise I fairly easily maintain my weight. Somehow life keeps slipping up on me and before I know it I've put on 10 pounds or more. I had finally gotten my weight back down, maintained it even through the holiday season, then somehow managed to gain 10 pounds in January, then another five pounds when I eliminated wheat from my diet a few months ago! Note to self - replacing wheat with processed products like gluten free cookies and corn chips is not conducive to weight loss! So now it is time to regroup once again. I still have limitations on exercise, but I'm trying to focus on what I can do instead doing nothing since I can't do the things I really want to.

Member Since: 3/29/2008

Fitness Minutes: 47,583

My Goals:
1. Read Bible/devotions daily
2. Track food/plan meals
3. Drink water
4. Take thyroid meds daily
5. Get enough sleep
6. 10,000 steps most days
7. Participate in Spark Teams
8. Post weight weekly

My Program:
I'm currently re-evaluating my program. I am having health issues that restrict my ability to exercise, so it'll be trial and error until I find something I can do consistently without causing too much pain.

Personal Information:
My name is Teresa and I live on a farm in North Florida with my wonderful husband, three dogs, two bunnies, one cat, four ducks, five goats, four hens, and two roosters.

Other Information:
I love to read and I'm a big fan of P.G. Wodehouse and Jan Karon. Right now I listen to a lot of Contemporary Christian music, but enjoy many different genres.

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    Thanks for adding me as a friend.. Hope you have an awesome day

    3342 days ago
    Hi there! Sorry it has taken me so long to reply! I have found that my relationship with Christ really helps with my fitness goals. Mainly, it helps me stay in balance. I want my body to be a healthy temple for Him, fit to do His work, but I also know that I will eventually receive a new body and this one won't matter anymore, but how I influence others for Him will be what matters. How are you doing with the JE plan?
    3348 days ago
  • v HEAD-UP
    Thanks for the congrats, I'm pretty stoked about the great losses and attribute it to massive amounts of cardio and plan on keeping it up as long as possible. Too bad it is so dry in the panhandle. I live in the Tampa Bay Area (Dunedin to be exact) and for a change we have had a pleasantly damp year with pretty regular afternoon showers although we are "enjoying" the same heat as you have there and I'm seriously looking forward to the cooler days of fall. Good luck and stay in touch.
    3350 days ago
  • v HDHAWK
    Thanks for the goodie. The year is off to a good start so far. Too darn busy though. Have a great weekend!
    3352 days ago
  • v BEFIT020
    emoticon for adding me as friend!
    3354 days ago
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