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A long time!

Saturday, January 03, 2015

WOW! It's hard to believe, that I have not blogged on Sparkpeople in over 2 years. Life passes too fast.

So my weight is too high and my health problems continue to increase. In May 2014, I had major back surgery and I am still recovering. Because of the surgery I am limited on exercise. I have to be very careful with cardio and strength training. My goal for the year is to lose 5 pounds a month. That does not sound like that much, but I have to be realistic about what I can do exercise wise. So I want to lose approximately 102 pounds. Last year, I reached my highest weight ever, 294. As I was more active, I got down to around 274 but am back up to 282. So I would like to get to around 180. That would mean 114 pounds from 294. I can't believe I was so close to 300 pounds. So if I lose 5 pounds a month it will take about 23 months. Hopefully, I will lose faster, but again I want to be realistic and not put too much pressure on myself.

Weight Jan 1 282

Goal for Feb 1 277

Thanks for reading.

Have a great week!

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  • JIMA64
    5 pounds a month is a safe amount to lose without stressing your systems. Good luck.
    2298 days ago
    Nice to see you back online!
    Sorry to hear about your back problems & surgery. I hope you are healing up well and wish you a quick & full recovery.
    I'm sure you'll have no problem hitting all of your goals.
    Wishing you the very best for 2015!
    2298 days ago
    Good luck. My goal us 100 hy Halloween. Met my 1st mimi goal of 20 by Christmas. Still a long way to go. Keep logging in!
    2298 days ago
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