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I'm back. Ive come tp therealization I can't do this on my own.I am now 59 and getting closer to the big 60. and weigh the same I did as when I started this program. Shame on me. I have got to succeed in this weight loss program.

My name is Robin and I am starting again on this journey to revive myself. I have been a SparkPeople Member for a few years. However, I keep falling off the grid. I am in my Mid 50's and have 200 pounds to lose. I realize it is going to take a lot of work and I am up for it. I have 3 children all grown and married with family's of their own, 13 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild and I want to live to see them grow up. I love food, and that is a problem, so I need to learn how to love the food that is good for me and how to prepare it and to exercise. Look forward to meeting you all.

Above was my greeting I first put on here, Things have changed so much, except my weight. My health conditions have changed, Or been added to I shoud say. I now have Primary Progressive MS. I have 4 great grandchild, the love of my life and my best friend/sister both passed on with in 5 months of each other and my life has been quite saddening. So I won't go into detail. I just know I have to do this for me.

Member Since: 1/7/2012

Fitness Minutes: 439

My Goals:
My Ultimate goal is to loose 209 lbs. So that I can do the things I love in life and be able to share my life with Everyone I love and those I will meet in my Journey back to Me! I have been gone for about 5 months from here and have gained everything back. It has been rough. But I am back on track and feeling better every day!

My Program:
I am reducing the intake of my Carbohydrates and increasing the amount of protein that I have and writing it down, along with an exercise program that I can start slowly, like stretching for 30 minutes a day, twice a day, starting with 5 repetitions and gradually increasing weekly. . I will be doing exercises I can achieve from using chairs, counter tops and my bed to begin with as I can not get down on the floor and get up that easily at this time. And walking!

Personal Information:
I was born in Grand Rapids, Mi. Raised in Toledo Oh. I come from a very large family having 6 brothers and 4 sisters. I am the oldest and have to loose this weight if I want to live to see all my grandchildren raised. I have 3 children 2 sons and a daughter, whom I raised by myself. From them I have 12 grandchildren and one great grand child. My oldest is trying to compete with my mother I think on the large family size, as he has 6 children from the age of 22 to 8 months.

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  • v JEANI6
    Hello there!~ So glad to have found you!~Wishing you thee very best in reaching & achieving your goals. I'm not one for diets or exercising so this is definitely going to be a challenge & hard goal for me. or us..Alan wants to do this too!~
    Hopefully I can find recipes we like that'll be what we like & healthier.. I'm the fussy eater..He on the other hand loves all foods..and really will eat anything I cook. Hoping to get educated more on the right food choices & shopping tricks people use to get out of the stores & stay out of them with out junk foods. I love to bake..& decorate..but not much into eating them..thank goodness. I also love to be a chef in my kitchen..and have to taste everything..and I'm pretty full/or almost full before dinner is ready, so I force myself to eat with Alan at the dinner table..Think I do like junk food tho..chips of all kinds,cheeses,and potatoes of every sort. & soft drinks{Mt.Dew} almost 3-4 cans a day. But I am ready to adjust everything.. and we'll see..wish you the best with this..{{hugs}} emoticon
    2337 days ago
    Welcome to SparkPeople! I love this website, it's so helpful and the other users are all so nice and supportive! Glad you could join us, I know you'll do great! :)
    3052 days ago
  • v NIXY72
    Welcome! If you need a shoulder, a friend or a virtual coffee at some point, drop by and say hello! I've been on sp for almost four months and am thrilled with the support and results. Thought I might pass it on... :).

    3059 days ago
    I will proudly be your friend. Since my son's death in Sept. I need all the people that I can find in my life. We will journey together.
    3063 days ago