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My son and I hanging out on his 11th floo balcony overlooking False Creek in Vancouver. August 2020

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My plan last fall was to maintain my weight loss over the dreary, rainy winter months and reboot in the spring once we had more sunshine. Unfortunately, I failed in keeping off all the weight although I started off really well. It didn't take long to fall into old eating habits and gain 10 pounds. Thankfully, I am still within my healthy weight range, but I still want to reach my goal weight of 140 pounds.

Time to stop the impending train wreck and get back to doing what served me so well last summer. Tracking food was the main reason for continued weight loss every week. So, I am revisiting the proven method offered by Sparkpeople to get myself on the downward trend again.

I used to play a lot of competitive sports when I was younger (mostly volleyball) and now have arthritis in my hips and lower back which prohibit my ability to do a lot of activities. Walking is one of the few physical exercises that I can do with relatively minimal pain.

And off we go!

Member Since: 7/6/2012

My Goals:
- Maintain a balanced life style
- Eradicate excess weight
- Drink at least 8 glasses of water each day
- Drink a fruit smoothie at least 5 days per week
- Walk at least 50 minutes each day
- Do strength training at least 6 days per week
- Minimize my time on the computer
- Log my nutrition and exercise daily

My Program:
- Walk at least 50 minutes each day
- Eat less, move more
- Stay within my allotted daily calories

Personal Information:
I have lived my entire life in B.C. Grew up in Northern BC, lived on Vancouver Island for 2 years, in the Okanagan for 13 years and now reside in the lower mainland. I'm 59 years old and have three grown sons and 4 grandchildren. Currently I share a house with my boyfriend of 10 years. Happy that he started his own weight loss journey shortly after I started and he has lost about 70 pounds!

This past year found me with a ton of spare time on my hands since I opted to close my online business. In the past I would spend one day a week sourcing out quality pre-owned clothing to resell. Since March 2020 with Covid my partner and I felt it was prudent to avoid my weekly shopping trips. I had to find something else to occupy myself.

I started making craft projects for my young grandchildren. They have been all theme based and it started with Halloween followed by Unicorn, Christmas, Under the Sea, Valentine's Day and Easter. Each month I send them a parcel in the mail with a whol

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