LOLATURTLE
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I've done the loss and regain thing a couple times now. My goal is a BMI in the healthy range, to start with. This means losing at least 152lbs from my highest weight. As of spring 2019, I'm over half way there. So here I (still) am. Uh... hi! I don't do much on the social media side here anymore, but I'm tracking. (I must give credit where credit is due: my page title comes from a blog by Linda Holmes, who is awesome and a better writer than I'll ever hope to be. My avatar is my version of what I would look like if the ever excellent Natalie Dee consented to draw my portrait.)

Member Since: 6/23/2012

Fitness Minutes: 8,767

My Goals:
Food:

just tracking, tracking tracking. Ideally I'd like to maintain an average calorie deficit of ~7000/week (= 2lbs/week loss)

Weight:

lose ~120 pounds total

get near the "healthy" BMI range

Fitness:

Run a 5k - Done!

Improve my 5k time

Run For Your Lives 10/27/2012 - time ?? (it was more of a hike/obstacle course)

Practice 9/22/2012 49:56
Turkey Trot 11/22/2012 48:27

Run Like A Diva
10/6/2013 47:28

Turkey Trot 11/28/2013 1:21 for 5 miles

Run Like A Diva
10/5/2014 51:16

Work on ST, building muscle with weights & body weight exercises
Someday do "real" pushups!


My Program:
Tracking, using data to make changes.

I continuously need to work on getting enough protein, keeping carbs down, and watch fat and junky food on busy days.

Fitness - get some minutes most days of the week. Walking (dog walking + some longer walks) but mostly swimming.

Mostly my plan is to not do anything I would hate to do "forever." So I don't plan to work out 7 days a week or give up any particular kind of food or anything like that.



Personal Information:
I live in The Jerz; bought a house 7/2013! I love my freakin house.


Other Information:
Lifelong dream realized 11/9/2013:

I adopted my very own smooshy little rescue dog!!

DOGGGGG! My life is complete, finally.




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  • v JUMPINJULIE
    I just wanted to say hi and thank you for the nice comment on my page. I was wondering if it is okay if i add you as a friend. emoticon
    2660 days ago
  • v KDYLOSE
    My daughter, who's 23, got Benny from a rescue organization - he's a Corgi-Pomeranian mix and she takes pics of him constantly.
    2665 days ago
  • v KDYLOSE
    Hi, I really like your comment on the "bad food cravings" discussion board about how you try to specifically identify what you're craving. I've been doing that too. It also slows things down as we ponder what exactly it is that we want to eat...
    2668 days ago
  • v JUMPINJULIE
    I just wanted to say you made me laught out loud with you comments about motivation and dertmintion. emoticon
    2674 days ago
  • v LEB0401
    Hey LOLATURTLE!

    I just read your response to the thread about what you learned from your tracker... and it could have been ME writing it (if I had a witty sense of humor emoticon )

    So... I added you as a SparkFriend, and I hope you add me back emoticon


    2675 days ago
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