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"Once in a blue moon we find a gem!" SO glad I happened upon Sparkpeople!

With age and less activity, my weight has gone up and I know I must get it down to help my joints feel better and to lower my blood pressure and cholesterol. I do fine with tracking and moderation during the daytime, but compulsive eating habits often haunt my evenings.Still working on it!

Since I joined Sparkpeople, I have improved my attitude about diet and exercise, due especially to the wisdom and motivation of the wonderful Spark teams I was lucky to find AND to the Sparky individuals who keep me growing strong.

~Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day. (Author unknown.)

For health and happiness, I won't settle; I'm a Rebel!











Member Since: 6/13/2016

Fitness Minutes: 113,882

My Goals:
Lose 5% of my bodyweight or more during the 5% Challenge. Then keep going!
Establish and maintain an exercise routine.
Control sugar cravings.
Make wise food choices 90% of the time.
Track food consistently.
Practice gratitude.


My Program:
~ Clean eating balanced diet. Limit carbs. Attempt to avoid junk food. Track calories using Spark tracker and stay within range.
~ Exercise: At least 30 minutes of walking and/or recumbent bike 6 days a week-- Strengthening exercises 3 times a week-- Flexibility exercises 3 days a week. Excuses: ZERO times a week.



Personal Information:
I'm retired from teaching and live in rural southern Michigan. I am a volunteer reading tutor for the local elementary school. I love reading, gardening, travel, and my grandchildren-- who have moved too far away! I'm also attached to the warmth and wisdom of my ever-growing circle of Spark friends.


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  • v PINKGIRL23
    Welcome to the Emerald Gems.
    So Glad that you joined our team my friend.
    Can't wait to get to know you.
    Have a good day and a great weekend. Holly
    21 days ago
  • v BARBIEE52
    Keep your eyes open...keep your heart open too.
    You never know who you're going to meet
    and what they will mean to you.
    ~Morgan Harper Nichols~

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    21 days ago
  • v BARBIEE52
    People will hate you, rate you, shake you and try to break you.
    But how strong you stand is what makes you.
    (Unknown)
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    I don't have a problem with those who don't like me..
    But I do have a problem with those who pretend to.
    (Trent Shelton)

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    24 days ago
  • v BOSS_OF_MY_BODY

    ~ emoticon ❤️ Happy Monday, Lynn ~ Blessings, Love & Hugs ❤️ emoticon ~

    Today might be the best chance you have to take action. The longer you wait,
    the more deeply embedded you get in your current lifestyle. Your habits solidify.
    Your beliefs harden. You get comfortable. It will never be easy but it may also
    never be easier than it is right now. ~ James Clear

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    Stay safe, have a great day and Keep On Keeping ON! ♥


    25 days ago
  • v YOUNG-AT-HEART
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    We all have our ups & downs when we do our weekly weigh-ins. Here is something to think about...

    “Instead of letting the scale alone determine whether you're a success or failure, use more reliable measures to determine your progress. My philosophy is that weight loss is not a goal, but the result of healthy habits like a better diet and regular exercise. When you do step on the scale and don't see the reading you had hoped for, ask yourself these questions: Am I doing what I am supposed to be doing? Am I making healthy food choices most of the time? Am I exercising consistently? If you are, then trust that your body is making positive changes, and the results will come. If you are not, then resolve to be consistent in healthy behaviors to see the results you want.”
    ~~~ Received this thoughtful info from KRYs210...excellent advice!!


    See full article at: 4 Signs It's Time to Step Off the Scale...

    https://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/mot
    ivation_articles.asp?id=1178
    25 days ago
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