MAMIEALLIE
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All my life I have only exercised and lost weight for vanity. This time on SparkPeople (and I have been here 5 times before as Coeuraimant and Coeuraimant2 as well as WitchyGodmother and WitchyG and AllieCanRun) I am offering up the journey and praying for help every day that I can heal my body and love it as God loves me. I hid as OfferingItUp but once I was back to stay and I have taken the vow to keep this account permanently I was ready to stop hiding behind a profile name and be me.

I have slowly stripped away everything that was for vanity sake and looked at what was left. I love it, I love eating what makes my body feel good, I love the exercises that are fun for me and I love what I see in the mirror.


Member Since: 3/25/2020

Fitness Minutes: 13,065

My Goals:
Remember to Keep It Simple Sweetie
Knock heartburn out of my Life


My Program:
My 4 Step Program
1) Morning Walk - April 1st to October 31st - outside morning walk with rosary and inspirational podshows
November 1st to March 31st - Walk at Home with podshows/Yoga dvds
2) Meal plan and shop only once a week - nevermind snacking or dessert (they just cause heartburn)
3) Stick to 8 glasses of water per day (I make my own ice tea in the summer for a change)
4) Check into SparkPeople each day for the friendship



Personal Information:
I am a very active Roman Catholic Over 60 Canadian lady with a really loving husband, two daughters and one grandson and a super smart cat who has trained us well. We are enjoying being retired and taking care of my mother.


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I love crocheting, cozy mysteries, theology and needlework crafts




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  • v BROOKLYN_BORN
    Thank you for your comment on my maintenance anniversary blog
    While I MIGHT have been able to lose the weight on my own, I NEVER could have maintained it without Spark and the support of the people here. Everyone I’ve met has contributed in some way to my success.
    People often confuse "vanity sizing" with "sizing creep" Vanity sizing has always been with us. As a doctor told me 50 years ago, if you pay $2,000 for a dress, they will call it a size 2.
    Sizing creep is the insidious adding of inches to each size by all manufacturers in all price ranges. That's why we now need size zero. By the measurements, it used to be a size 6-8.

    1 day ago
  • v BROOKLYN_BORN
    Thank you for your comment on my blog.
    I was feeling a little down reimagining the holidays in our new normal.
    Then breaking my glasses and wearing an old prescription pair has reduced my online sparking time. But putting the feelings into words really did help. New glasses will be ready next week. I'm so sorry for the loss of your MIL.
    All we can do is focus on health and safety, encourage others to do the same and plan for better times in 2021.
    3 days ago
  • v BROOKLYN_BORN
    Thanks so much for your kind words on my puzzle blog.
    I was so excited about my discovery and I really appreciate the support.
    There are so many different paths to our goals and assorted ways to determine success.
    There is room for all of us at this Spark table

    8 days ago
  • v BROOKLYN_BORN
    Thank you for commenting on my blog.
    Keepsakes vs clutter - that's the dilemma. The challenge continues.

    10 days ago
  • v BROOKLYN_BORN
    Thank you for your comment on my blog.
    My decluttering effort continues and Surprise! DH has joined me in my decluttering challenge!
    Your purging attitude is one I should emulate. You are right about basements. The more room the more we can store - out of sight, out of mind.

    13 days ago
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