KKS5369

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Me after using Sparkpeople for 4 months, with my daughter at our combined 40th/21st birthday party


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Since joining SparkPeople in Janaury (2009) as a New Year's Resolution, I have been re-born! Not only have I lost 24 pounds, but I am in much better shape and have a sunnier outlook on life.

Last year was miserable. I had a painful colon surgery and my teeth and bones were weakening. Additionally, I gained a lot of weight and was not exercising regularly.

Now I have taken control of my health and feel fabulous! The nutrition tracker has really helped me not only to regulate my calorie, fat, protein and carb intake, but I also set it to show my fiber and calcium intake. Keeping track of these values has helped me to get enough fiber to keep my digestive system healthy and enough calcium to improve the quality of my tooth enamel and stop bone loss. I believe that the increase in fiber and calcium has also played a role in my weightloss.

I now exercise several times per week, including both cardio and weight training in my routine. I can no longer lift heavy weights like I did when I was younger, but I still lift enough weight to keep my bones and muscles strong. During the hot Arizona summer, my cardio consists of walking at the mall and an occasional swim. During the other seasons, I love to hike and jog.

I have also discovered that I really enjoy cooking healthy meals and exercising, and I now look forward to each day with anticipation of great things!


Member Since: 7/23/2008

Fitness Minutes: 48,748

My Goals:
1. Lose 23 pounds.
2. Tone my muscles.
3. Cook healthy meals 5X per week.
4. Eat 25-35 grams of fiber daily for colon health.
5. Consume 100-150% of daily recommended values of Calcium for my teeth and bones.


My Program:
1. Log all food eaten and stay within Spark's suggested values for calories, fat, protein and carbs.

2. Track intake of calcium and fiber using the Sparkpeople nutritional tracker.

3. Run and/or hike 4-5 times per week.

4. Do 100 crunches 5X per week, 50 pushups 3X per week and leg exercises 3X per week while watching tv.

5. Walk instead of driving whenever I am able.



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Cool House Fashion Supply

http://stores.ebay.com/cool-house-fash
ion-supply?refid=store


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  • v ALASKAN
    welcome & hello LADY

    My name is ERNA

    It's good to see and meet you here on Spark teams......( Cooking Made Easy)... Good luck on your goal(s) and I'm here if you need help on this site. Take care and talk to you soon. Stay focused and have a positive attitude will help. I'm here to keep you encouraged and to be supportive.

    To STAY MOTIVATED I DO THIS ALL THE TIME:::
    1) come in and read the posts
    2) read and join any teams that you think you like
    3) get it know the people
    4) read some articles
    5) most of all :: have fun and enjoy yourself

    If there is anything that I can do to help, give me a holler. If I do not know the answer, I will find it. Our leaders are really great and help when you need it too. So don't hesitate to ask. That is why we are here...

    Your brother is nice looking... LOL emoticon On the weight loss and you are doing great. emoticon emoticon emoticon
    4085 days ago

    Comment edited on: 4/30/2009 2:53:17 PM
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