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Hi! I am BACK ON SP, ON MY TREK to get and stay healthy! My goal is to lose about 66 pounds. I previously lost 40 with SP in 2006, but due to my vertigo/migraines and my Mom's cancer, I gained it back, as of 8/29/11. I rejoined SP 10/7/14. So this is my Third SP Trek!! I love cats, walking, and Star Trek, hence "Trekpurrson"! I'd love to get some help from others, who have sleep apnea, bad knees, pre-diabetes. All can be resolved by weight loss! We can "trek back to good health"!

Member Since: 6/8/2006

Fitness Minutes: 53,923

My Goals:
Rejoined Spark People on 10/7/2014--my 3nd Spark Trek!

I am taking charge of my health to beat sleep apnea, by losing about 66 pounds.


My Program:
I am walking at least 30-60 minutes 5-7 times a week, and tracking, using Fitbit Zip Tracker, and Spark People for blogging.
I am continuing working on a Streak: "Don't snack mindlessly in the evening."



Personal Information:
Retired School Librarian...
I love all animals, especially cats...
I am determined to get healthy again...
I love reading, especially children's books and science fiction.
I love walking!
I love Star Trek!


Other Information:
Out of 230's:Done!

Out of 220's: DONE on 10/5/11! Woo! MY REWARD: New Walking Shoes!!

Out of 210"s: 10/3/14 At last! :-) (And another new pair of walking shoes!)

Out of 200's: 11/21/14 AT LAST!

Below 200:Onederland!: DONE AGAIN! 5/31/2019!!! MY BLOG POST WAS FEATURED! YAY!
11/22/14 Holding on to my newest number:199.6!!! Treated myself to a new bracelet to celebrate!

Below 194*(Safe from severe sleep apnea at this weight!): Done on 2/6/2015! Yay! I am halfway to my GOAL!

Out of 190's: Done on 5/1/2015! It took me 5 LONG months to lose this 10 pounds, BUT I DID IT!! About 25 more pounds to go!! On 5/8/2015, I reached 40.4 lbs lost with WW and bought new clothes! Down 3 sizes in tops and 4 sizes in jeans! Woohoo!

Reached 20% weight loss (183):

Out of 180's:

Out of 170's:

At Goal of 165:




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  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    To accomplish great things, we must not only act, but also dream, not only plan, but also believe. Anatole France
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  • v SHARON10002
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    Happy Friday to one and all! With summer nearly here, we are all looking for a few good books to add to our summer reading collection. Here are a few great titles that come highly recommended for your enjoyment . . .

    For all you travel buffs:
    Interesting Places Around the World - Ben There & Don That
    Famous Paris Monuments - I. Phil Tauer
    Backcountry Roadtrips - Dusty Rhodes
    Daddy are We There Yet? - Miles A. Way

    Historical Fiction:
    The Bearded Chinaman - Mi Harry Chin

    Health and Wellness:
    How to Exercise - Eileen and Ben Dover
    Get Moving! - Sheik A. Legg
    100 Ways to Diet - I. M. Hungry

    Enjoy your weekend!
    2 days ago
  • v BARBIEE52
    emoticon emoticon "Treat your life as your masterpiece." emoticon emoticon

    ""Know that you get to decide how you paint every inch of your canvas...
    color, the texture, the size, the light, everything. It really is all up to you.
    Don’t be afraid to try new things or add new designs
    because that’s what your canvas is for. Use bold colors,
    paint over mistakes, start over whenever you want.
    This is your life and your masterpiece....create one you love.”"
    ~Nikki Banas~

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  • v SHARON10002
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    ¯`•.¸¸.☆¯`•.¸☆ In everyone's life, at some time, our inner fire goes out.
    `•.¸ ☆ ´¯`•.¸☆ It is then burst into flame by an encounter with another human being.
    `•.¸ ☆ ´¯`•.¸☆ Today I am so thankful for my Sparkfriends.
    `•.¸ ☆ ´¯`•.¸☆ They drop in my page with a smile, a thought, or some encouraging words
    `•.¸ ☆ ´¯`•.¸☆ That rekindle my inner spirit and lift me up and help to keep me going.
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    5 days ago
  • v RUTHIEBEAR
    emoticon That is how I felt when I read about SP closing. If you would like to keep in touch, send me a SP mail and I can give you my email, FB name, address or however you want to stay in contact. Have a wonderful and healthy day. Ruthie emoticon
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