LINDYPOWER
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June 22 2017 - at granddaughter's high school graduation. 190.3 lbs.



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Yearly solo camping on the ocean in Montauk, New York. A time to find peace of mind and a change.



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A goal:Been patiently waiting for the scale to drop below 190 so I can use these new blue dishes.


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I joined Spark People July 17th 2009. My name is Linda.
June 2017 - CURRENTLY challenging myself with 32 other members of the PURPLE PASSIONS SLIM CHALLENGE TEAM.

June 24 2016 ~ 215.0 lbs.~ 31.75 BMI
June 24 2017 ~ 190.3 lbs. ~ 28.6 BMI = 24.7 lbs. lost
July 24 2017 ~ 187.9 lbs. ~ 27.0 BMI
August 24 2017 ~ 186.9 lbs. 26.8 BMI = 28.1 lbs. lost
September 24 2017 ~ 186.2 lbs. 26.7 BMI 28.8 lbs.lost
October 24 2017 ~ 190.4 lbs.
October 27 2017 - surgery & head concussion at hospital
October 10 - 17 2017 - funeral/restaurant food 1 week. Rented van and worked to clear SIL's house after she died. Flew to Florida.
October 17 2017 - OBGYN surgery - after surgery, I suffered blunt force trauma to left skull with 4 inch pipe on a barrier security gate at Good Sam Hospital while being wheelchaired by a nurse's aide to look for my ride. Suffered concussion. Difficulty functioning, focusing, organizing, reading. It is too difficult to concentrate on measuring food and making entries into my diet journal.
November & December - not measuring one ounce servings & weight is up in the 190's. All this work and look what happens.
January 1 2018 197.5 lbs.
Goal ~ 174.0 lbs. ~ 25.0 BMI ~ 12.2 lbs. to go

August 15 2019 - 214.2 lbs. blurry vision - finally got to bottom of blurry vision - there is cupping of optic nerve in left eye. I suffer heart palpitations, high blood pressure, dizziness, unbalance in walking, anxiety, and a feeling of being overwhelmed with all the work I have to do with many set backs in my health.
Nov. 6 2019 204.6 lb.
January 1 2020 204.2 lbs.
In "Secret of the Ages" - Robert Collier writes: "Every organ, muscle, tissue & cell of your body is subject to your sub-conscious mind. They rebuild exactly as the mind directs them. What's the model you're holding before your mind's eye?"
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"You cannot evolve and truly blossom spiritually unless you consciously work on forming a collective ambiance of harmony, love, peace and light, in which everyone will breathe and be nourished."


Member Since: 7/17/2009

Fitness Minutes: 15,797

My Goals:
First is to find peace & balance living all alone.

Take care of myself the way I would take care of my children.

Be as efficient, organized, and productive the same way I would perform at a full-time job.

Learn how to Mother myself, well.

Set realistic goals:

Food Plan - definitely use the tracker to keep me focused on correct portion sizes & balanced protein/carbs/fat.

Sit with food, give Thanks, & read a print-out of the food tracker meals to appraise the quality, quantity, and value.

Bless the water I drink and repay the Almighty Source for having clean pure energizing water by showing my Love and Gratitude.

Exercise Goals - I am not ready. Back injury - need to plan out with my doctor. SP says I need a Cardio & Strength Training program to lose belly fat & improve waist to hip ratio & overall appearance and health.

Set up a weekly reward system.

Bed by 11 PM. Read until 11:30 PM. Jon


My Program:

* Food Tracker


* Deal w/ Depression

Refrain from using a setback as excuse to fall off the wagon.

Keep a daily journal on things to be grateful for, and on positive aspects of self, emotions.

Do self exam on progress and why I eat the foods I do.

Build muscle - burn fat - tone skin as the fat melts away.

Keep an outfit out in bedroom that I want to wear, again - try it on every Saturday morning until it fits.



Personal Information:
Retired
New York State resident
NYS Certified Public School Health Teacher
Cornell Cooperative Master Gardener
Sailor
PADI certified SCUBA diver


Other Information:
Really excited and GRATEFUL for finding this site. It is more than I ever could have imagined receiving especially without a cost attached to it. This site gives me the feeling of having unlimited ABUNDANCE. I feel nurtured and surrounded by loving hearts and people who are like-minded with the mutual goal of just wanting to be loved, healthy and happy.




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  • v ROSEWAND
    Hi Lindy, Saw your name on an old blog and wanted to check on you. We, have both been here a long time! emoticon emoticon Good to see that you are still active too. So many we knew in the beginning have left.

    Hope you weathered the pandemic without incident and were able to get vaccinated. What a year+ it has been. Let me know how you are. emoticon
    24 days ago
  • v CHERIE38
    AS you begin to love yourself, you will find that pain and suffering are only warning signs you are living against your own truth. Choose your thoughts, you get more of what your thinking about.
    38 days ago
  • v PINKGIRL23
    Hello Lindy, how are you doing?
    I see we are on the same team.
    Just joined the Friendly Persuasion team.
    Looks like a great place to be.
    Hope that you are well. Have a good week. emoticon
    302 days ago
  • v DIVAGLOW
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    Happy New Year!

    "Remember today, for it is the beginning of always. Today marks the start of a brave new future filled with all your dreams can hold. Think truly to the future and make those dreams come true." (Anonymous)

    Wishing you all the best in 2020!
    *~ Paula *~
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    539 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    The only real prison is fear, and the only real freedom is freedom from fear. Aung San Suu Ky
    570 days ago
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