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I have joined the Spring 5% Challenge which is 8 weeks of inspiration towards the weight loss journey. It is a Race to Fascinating Places - Join a supportive team and let's have fun as we lose 5% of our weight, make new friends and improve our health! It starts January 9th.
Look up the team by it's name which is.... 2021 5% Summer Challenge or cut and paste this

I live in Washington State, Port Angeles to be exact. It's at the start of the Straits of Juan de Fuca, and directly across the water from Victoria Canada. Beautiful place.

I have struggled with weight my whole life. More than once I''ve had to lose 30 pounds. It just kinda creeps up on ya uh?

My family includes my husband, myself and a Pomchi.

I have 3 daughters, as of Feb 2018 they all live on this side of the Puget Sound too. I have 6 grandchildren, ages 26, 22,10 and 8, 5, and a 2 year old. Only the oldest is a boy, all the rest are girls!

My biggest wish was to live closer to my children and grandchildren again. We are the ones that moved away for 15 years. My wish came true, but it was hard won. On Oct 18, 2013 we had a house fire in our home in Lake Havasu, AZ. It took nine months of misery, RENTALS moves, and insurance adjustments but we moved into OUR home in Port Angeles, WA 7-18-2014. Nine months to the day of the fire.

Here''s to us ALL "positively" losing to our goal weight and then keeping our weight off!!

Member Since: 7/31/2011

Fitness Minutes: 366,799

My Goals:
To Stop gaining, it's been going up since pancreatitis and Gallbladder removal Dec 2016
To Eat Healthy. AND to use the 5% challenge (as a Spirited Underdog) to give me the umpf Needed to lose!

My Program:
Tracking my food daily
drinking 64 oz cranwater EVERY day
Never sit more than 50 min and then get up for at least 10.
Minimum of 10,000 steps a day.

Walk 5 miles a day.

Personal Information:
I am 72 now. As of December 2020. Where have the years gone? How can this be?
Have lived in WA. FL, AZ, ID, and Ca and now back to Washington state.
And Yes my daughters are all redheads.

Other Information:
Our pet is a 5 yo Pomchi named Sherman

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    And does Kitty have a name???

    I have a name, my Mom was pretty quick with mine. BUT she was NOT with my brother born before me. LOL SHe just could NOT GIVE HIM A NAME!! In all fairness to Mom, it makes sense in a heart breaking way. She had a son before him who was also born very small and Donald died. So when Allan was born ,,,she could not bare to name him just to also lose him. Like my Dad Allan had red hair. SO my Grammy named him Allan Eugene. Well Allan not only lived, but turned to be extremely smart (A total amusement for the adults who just LOVED to hear him chatter, and for the rest of us kids, FREE HOMEWORK help or we'd beat him up!! LOLOLOL) He was such a NERD when that was NOT a good thing to be. He had told me how scared he was to start HS. I was street smart so advised him "Allan find out at once who the TOP Jocks are, offer to their homework in return for protection." He was HORRIFIED I'd suggest that, but he did it!! LOL It worked out good for him, and the JOCKS would of just made someone else do it for them. So it was a very workable solution. I was as aid the baby after Allan also born very small. As we can see I DID live. Two more would be born one of them sickly, but also survived. Well we think he's alive, its the druggie.
    32 minutes ago
    Debby, you sure know how to provoke big emoticon Thanks! Nothing like humor and laughter to cure a bad mood. emoticon emoticon Wishing you a fantastic weekend. emoticon
    13 hours ago
    I posted some pictures of Sweet Pea's swirls on the community feed for you to see emoticon
    22 hours ago
    Awwww the kitty is just WAY WAY WAY TO CUTE!! So far all of my kitties (5 in all) have been GIRLS!! Now I DO NOT go in and say "I want a girl." I go in and see which one responds to me, it just happens to be they're all girls. LOL funny to me.
    1 day ago
  • v SUSANM18
    When naming a pet, I always try to think what name would not embarrass me if I was standing outside trying to call the critter in! You'll get to know your kitty and figure out the purrfect name!
    2 days ago
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