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This is me and my exercise bike, which my teammates named Butt Ruster, in March 2006 at 245 lbs.

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This photo was taken in June 2006 in the SP tee shirt I won. Weight was 223.

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July 2007 at my goal weight, size 6, 12% body fat

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I've been a Spark member since the end of 2005 and during that time I have lost over 130 pounds. More importantly, I have improved my eating and exercise habits for the rest of my life!

My primary goal has been to get my health back. In 2004 I started suffering from extreme fatigue, got sick all the time, and was rapidly gaining weight for no apparent reason and reached a high weight of 287. In March 2005 I was diagnosed with Auto-immune Thyroiditis, but it still took several more month of medication before there was any improvement in symptoms. Between the meds and the improved eating and exercise habits I have learned at Spark, I have my health back and now feel better and have more energy than I've had in years.

I had maintained at my goal weight for about 4 years. Then I was diagnosed with cancer. Between forced inactivity, medications, and quitting smoking, I've gained about 30-40 pounds back that I don't need. So I am back here at Spark People to take it off again.

Member Since: 12/26/2005

Fitness Minutes: 24,934

My Goals:
for 2009:

1. Continue improving overall fitness.

2. Improve metabolic function.

3. Increase bone strength and density.

4. Increase muscle strength and endurance.

5. Improve posture, balance, and coordination.

My Program:
My current program is to continue eating well and exercising consistantly for the rest of my life.

Continue nutritionally dense eating.

Continue cycling, running, Pilates, yoga, and Zumba.

Personal Information:
I am 64 and I live just outside of Austin, Texas with my husband.

Since restoring my own health, I have become a wellness coach and fitness trainer.

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