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After a loss of 50 pounds and 50 to go. If I can do it, ANYBODY can do it.

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Updated 3/21/17:

I am a 66 year old female with the body of a 96 year old. I don't like me anymore.

11/22/15: Over the past 1-1/2 years I've dropped 25 pounds due to a life style change. However, after a chat with my doctor this past week, I know that I must keep the momentum going and continue to lose weight.

After many (and expensive) trials with other weight loss programs, and success several years ago with SparkPeople, I have returned to what I KNOW works for me for the motivation and tools to assist me in continuing the journey that I started 1-1/2 years ago.

Member Since: 2/13/2008

My Goals:
I made a promise to myself at the age of 45 that I would lose 50 pounds by the time I was 50 years old. That was 20 years ago (where DID the time go) and I have yet to reach that goal. Today, 11/22/2015 is the first day to attaining that old, old promise.

My Program:
I visit this website several times a day. I spend time at the end of each day planning my menu for the following day and then as each day progresses, I tweak the menu to fit my unique needs for that day.

I also use the mobile apps as a major tool to help me work on achieving my goals.

Personal Information:
My husband and I split our time between our home in SW MI (winter), and northern MI (summer), where we live in our RV and use the ATV trails pretty much daily. I love animals and have a green cheek conure (Yazzy) and a yorkie/poodle/schitzu mix (Squirt).

I am very blessed to have shared the last 42 years of my life with the love of my life, Claude; with the help of SparkPeople, I plan on spending several more years enjoying time with him.

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“A little more persistence, a little more effort, and what seemed hopeless failure may turn to glorious success.”

Elbert Hubbard

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  • v no profile image TOKENFATGUY
    Hi Mom! Welcome to the fun!
    4818 days ago

    Hello, I am so happy to see that you found your way here to Spark. This is such a wonderfully supportive community and I hope that you jump right in and learn to use the tools here. There is everything you need here to change your lifestyle and head on to better health, as well as making some really wonderful friends along the way.. Your page is just great and I wish you much success in your journey here. One thing that helps me is keeping my goals very small.. and, logging all my food in the nutrition log. I started out with 5 lb goals and keep my weigh tracker to reflect those goals.. We would love to have you join us at Depression and Dieting too..
    Have a great day, debbie
    Team Leader
    Depression and Dieting
    4821 days ago
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