STARFISH1961
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Myself in the New Year 2013, usually happy but not so healthy. my weight at 275 .Time for change!



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Hi there! Im down 35 lbs. Onto my next goal of 35 more!



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Was gonna have a big glass of OJ this morning , However, there is so much sugar and kinda high in calories πŸ€” , think before I drink, I'll have an orange instead....65 calories,natural sugar and fiber too ! 🍊


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Hi, I'm a middle age woman with lots of life to live.I want to be my healthiest & happiest in the years to come.Spark People has giving me the inspiration to move to the next exciting phase in my life .With all the supportive tools, recipes, blogs , trackers and you encouraging members on Spark, I shall not fail, I am committed to changing my lifestyle for a healthier future. Thanks for all the encouragement thus far, I have a long journey ahead , I am very excited to go the extra mile with all of you ! Thanks for the inspiring journey, I'm on my way! Well it's Spring of 2017... I fell off the SPARK wagon for a couple years and found around 30 of the 60 lbs. I had lost ! I'm back on the wagon and ready to get rolling...my goal is to lose 40 lbs by the end of summer (mid Sept.), drink 10 or more cups of water , and eat 6 or more fruits and veggies daily....fresh from my garden hopefully.πŸ˜ƒπŸŒ±πŸŒΆπŸƒπŸ…πŸƒπŸ“πŸŒΏπŸ˜„ Hey πŸ‘‹ ......It's Spring of 2018 , and I did lose 40 + pounds this past year. My performance is slower than my expectations. My journey has been a series of ups and downs from losing 2 lbs in a week to gaining 3 lbs in a month , but with every healthy decision I make , brings me closer to my goal. I still have several pounds to lose. However , I'm very proud of what I've accomplished over the last few years and greatful that I have the support of Spark friends and members that have inspired my life in so many ways....lets have a great year Sparkers ! Happy New Year Sparkers2019....We're halfway into our coldest winter in 10 years & I've gotten comphy & cozy. I have reached my goal of being under 200 lbs this past year. However , I've gained a few lbs back over this hibernation season....My goal is to lose 20 more lbs this year by "moving more" and starting "yoga" again. I sure feel more flexible & less stiff when I practice it. Also to walk somewhere new each week. I find that small goals like this add up and become big changes in short periods of time...Till next year folks...Let's do this !...πŸ˜‰

Member Since: 3/5/2013

Fitness Minutes: 54,943

My Goals:
My goals are simple, to be the healthiest & happiest person I can be in the days, months and years to come! It will be exciting & fulfilled with all of you Spark people to encourage me on my journey

First and foremost is to drink more water and eat at least 5 fruit or veggies a day also to exercise at least 10 min. per day , stay in calorie range that Spark has set for me.

Starting weight:
Jan.2013 ----275
July2013----240
Jan2014----220.....
Oops, fell off the SPARK wagon for almost 2 years.
I'm back 15 lbs heavier.
I'm ready & motivated.
March2016-------235


My Program:
I have been changing my lifestyle by tracking my foods & my nutrient intake, as well as starting some exercising routines. I've noticed in the short time that I've made theese changes I already feel more energized & have started losing lbs weekly, thanks for the support



Personal Information:
Hi; my name is Michele, I'm from Det. Mich. I've been over weight most of my adult life , and I'm so ready for change, lets make that change together!
Lord give me strength!


Other Information:
Im an animal lover , I have 2 dogs & 3 cats and enjoy spoiling them , I love to cook & make new recipes.walking is my go to exercise, I also enjoy yard sales, estate sales , flea mkts. and clearance sales. If I cant get it 1/2 price I don't need it! Love a good bargain. As Spark is such a great asset in my life, and best of all it Free!




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  • v CHUBBYNOMORE3
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    There's not a day in all the year
    But holds some hidden pleasure,
    And looking back, joys oft appear
    To brim the past's wide measure.
    But blessings are like friends, I hold,
    Who love and labor near us.
    We ought to raise our notes of praise
    While living hearts can hear us.

    One verse from the poem "Thanksgiving," by Ella Wheeler Wilcox.

    Let us be glad for those who have blessed us at this time and thank them.
    Thank you, my friend, for the blessing you have been to me.

    May God Bless your Thanksgiving and give you peace.

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    2 days ago
  • v SHINEFROMWITHIN
    Sure, you FEEL better when you eat better but you are not what you eat. You’re not a burger. You’re not kale. Your value is not based on what you eat.
    672 days ago
  • v DIALYSISCHIC1
    Happy New Year to you too πŸ€— https://www.123greetings.com/events/ne
    w_year/new_year_wishes/magical_new_yea
    r_wishes_for_you.html
    695 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    Today is the most successful day of your life. Melissa Zollo
    695 days ago
  • v NANCYANND55
    Merry Christmas Starfish!! I hope your Christmas is filled with much peace and joy!! Enjoy the time with family and friends. God Bless you!!😘
    703 days ago
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