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I am 6 and a half years retired in my seventies and want to continue enjoying an active engaged life. I have had a high energy level and have been able to use a fitbit and sparkpeople to lose 35+ pounds 235 to low of 186 . I have gained to 215 and am committed to going in the right direction.. I realize that I am not 20 years old and want to extend my healthspan (not just lifespan) as much as possible.

I have found tracking food intake and daily monitoring of results the best way to sustain motivation. I also track steps and this has saved my health as I get distracted from a nutrition and caloric focus. Strength training is a goal too, but not the strong focus that walking and biking has for me. With the coronavirus arrival and the need to maintain social distance and yet connection I want to start a daily exercise group that uses bike to help with the six foot spacing recommended for social distancing.

I want to stay in contact with a variety of friends and family, so I am begining a social biking group.

I am personnally recommitting to daily monitoring with immediate adjustments as a life long strategy, rather than the diet mentality, or yo yo on and off mostly off, approach which I know will not work.

Member Since: 3/26/2013

Fitness Minutes: 187,116

My Goals:
Monitor weight and get down to being overweight by 2021.

My Program:
monitor intake and weight daily and reward consistency.
record meals daily.

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    Came over to thank you for the Goodie, read your blog and then saw your status.
    Thanks for the shout out and your kind words.
    If you are interested in seeing the world virtually, I and many sparkers use
    Let me know if you would like to join us. You can also walk solo. I do both.
    I like seeing where all my daily steps would take me if laid out end to end,
    13 days ago
    Thank you for reading my blog “What are they talking about?” and sharing your perspective.
    I think we are finally realizing the important of the opportunity to learn a 2nd language early in life whether in school or in a bilingual home.
    14 days ago
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    Thank you for the goodies, My goal is to enjoy the second half of my life in a much healthier physical and mental state of being.
    It is a choice, one moment, one thought and one action at a time!

    15 days ago
    Are you doing "Dry January"? I am on Day 8 (started January 4 and going through to end of February) and already am seeing amazing results. Keep it up! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    44 days ago
    Hello Joe, I have added you as a friend also. emoticon emoticon
    260 days ago
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