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Hello, my name is Harry.

Please, feel free to friend me, follow me, or email me. I will reply to any and everyone. I'm just like you, here to improve my health and fitness. I'm not perfect but I try real hard to make daily improvements in myself. I'm the kind of person who sees the glass as half full.

I'm 65 years old, survived a major heart attack, rattle snake bite, and countless other accidents.

I use a Polar Vantage M Heart Rate Monitor and the Android "Polar Flow" App to keep track of my heart rate during my workouts. I count my food calories using SPARKPeople.

I am maintaining weight with a modified Paleo diet, meaning NO ADDED SUGAR. It works. I stopped counting most calories and now getting along with life. I am less teatherd to my computer entering so much data.

It is a fact that I control my weight by counting my calories, and staying in a daily goal of 1500 - 1850 calories without going hungry.
It is a fact that I maintain strength with regular exercise.

I love to draw cartoons, hang glide, hike, bike, motorcycle, and bird watch.

If you made it this far, thanks for reading my short bio.

Welcome to SPARKPeople and the never ending journey.

Member Since: 3/22/2017

Fitness Minutes: 23,584

My Goals:
135 Pounds of lean bone and muscle

My Program:

Avoid added sugar.
Avoid corn syrup.
Avoid high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS)
Avoid artifical sweeteners.

Eat a Paleo based Diet.
Drink only water or whole milk.
Gentle exercise.

I can buy pleasure, but not happiness.
Pleasure does not bring happiness.
Sugar is pleasure and results in pain.

I have found happiness by breaking my sugar addiction.

Personal Information:
Married with 2 sons, 3 cats, numerous rabbits, and other critters.

Other Information:
Professional Cartoonist - https://HarryMartinCartoons.com

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