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My New tattoo in Honor of my grand babies and my dad.

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Here are pic's of the old me.. Yes I was up & down the scale. never was stable weight till now.

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more of the old me..

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Hi my name is Chris, I'm 60 yrs old. I have two grow kids (One of each).a Grand mother of 7 girls,2 grandsons.Ive been on SP, as of November 21,2006. ..Ive lost total loss 226 lbs!!!! & kept it off 15 yrs.Im very consistant with exercise & a very healthy lifestyle. I never go below 1200 calories a day or over 1500 & I get at the least 8 hours of sleep a night. There is no SUCH THING AS DIETS!!! Its a way of life YOU have to continue it to remain healthy. Im very much into running on my mill & strength training.Also LOVE my Bowflex Treadclimber.. Hey keeps me young.. I weigh in at 120lbs-THATS over 27lbs lost with Sparkpeople!!! I also now wear a size 0-2!!!! in jeans or dress pants, a x-small top...I tell everyone to never give up cause YOU can do it!!!.. Be committed to you be your own best friend. Like I say "No one can do it for you but you"Now get up & get that Beautiful body moving cause a new you is waiting!!I'm here for you all!!

If ya noticed the scale has upped a little on my weight counter due too I'm strength training & I have to build muscle so I don't look scary skinny!!.. That's not a healthy way to be... I still wear all my clothing.. ALL have to remember that muscle is lean & weights in more than fat so I am welcoming the more improved me!!.. I feel GREAT!!!!
OMG!!! SECOND TIME being MOD!!! WOOHOO!! Thanks all!!

March 21,2010
Well I'm another year older & I don't feel like a 51 yr old I feel so much YOUNGER!!
I feel like I'm still in my 20's BUT got to avoid mirrors!!!

WOOHOO!!!! I DID IT!!!!!(3/29/2010)
YES I did 100 thousand fitness minutes!
I love & I look VERY forward to getting my workouts in daily, being very consistant with my workouts & my healthy eating is the key to keeping me healthy!
My Uncle is 92yrs young & he is still exercising everyday! He has no health issues & the Dr's said what ever he is doing to keep himself as healthy as he is to never stop.
I feel the same way,I NEVER want to STOP!
Never ever Dreamed I would be like I am today!

Never ever give up on you, cause YES you can do it!;-)

Member Since: 11/21/2006

Fitness Minutes: 342,094

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Ive kept it off (the weight) for 8 years now and I intend to keep it off "FOREVER". Im Running a 30 miles a week.Im now at maintenance, Im still working-out BUT not as hard as I was . Im still eatting very healthy. Im living a GREAT lifestyle.

My Program:
I have a daily schedule I keep on . Im up at 5 am 7 days a week I work~out for 1~1/2- 2~1/2 hours. Im getting into jog/running on my mill & I LOVE IT!!! Also strength training .6/23/08.measurements.. 34~22~33...WOOHOO~ BOWFLEX Love it!!

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LOVE my treadmill and my workouts help me so much keeping me healthy..

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I love Trucks Big trucks ! I use to drive tractor trailer and I cant be in a small car !! favorite singer ~~Trace Adkins~hes one HOT man!! Oh Im a Tom~boy also!!

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