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8/09 - down 25 pounds- I WILL get back here!



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Here I am (black top, white pants) with eight of my nine siblings, laughing and loving together.



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My dear man’s fave pic of me in Spain...lol!


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Some days I feel like the luckiest person in the world.
I try to live every day in gratitude
for my life as it is TODAY,
right now,
in this very moment.
I'm retired at 68 and still paying my bills (barely).
I've been married forever (FIFTY TWO YEARS!)
to the man of my dreams (most days),
my high school sweetheart.
My 3 children are all grown,
as happy and as healthy as I could make them.
I finally became a grammy in 2009!
Now we have three little darlings.

I just sold my beautiful second home on the sweet island of Anguilla and moved from a little condo back to a three bedroom house (up-sized!)

I LOVE to exercise and meditate.
I also love to eat and drink!
Time to get rid of these extra 50 pounds that have crept up on me in the last 20 -30 years of living the good life.
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Progress Report (if I don't put it here, I'll lose track of it):
1/11/09 just lurking*** -2
1/18 started tracking ***-4
1/25 -0***lost 6 in Jan.
2/22 +1***lost 2 in Feb
3/29 -1***lost 4 in March, 12 lbs down!
4/25 -1***lost 3 in April, 14 lbs down!
5/16 -0 (after 2 weeks of increased calories)
***5/18 -1 !!!***
***5/19 -1 !!!***
5/31 -0 down 3lbs for May, 18 altogether
***6/1-20 on vacation @JasmineVilla
6/21 ***+2 (but SO worth it!)
6/27 ***-2 (easy come, easy go)
6/28 **-1
7/31 ***-0 (- the usual 3/month) -22
8/2 ***-2
8/9 ***+2 :(
8/15 *** -2 I must get off this roller coaster.
8/23 ***-1 (down 3 for Aug- 25 altogether!!!)
8/29 ***suspiciously silent
9/5 ***+2 -2 in a week
9/7 ***-2
9/12 *** -0
9/19 ***-0
9/26***+2 -2 again
hmmmmmmmmmmm.......
I ended up down 2 for Sept- up 3 for Oct-
recommitting for November.
November- who the heck knows?
December- ditto!
Jan -March/10- same!
April- yahoo!!! increased calories- down 2 pounds!
update- it's Oct-2010- on a one year plateau but not giving up- never, ever, ever. Every month I try something new.

ANOTHER NEW update- after maintaining 168 for SO long,
my weight crept up 1-2 lbs a month since I developed hip bursitis and I am now (June 2011)
hovering around 180.
9/1/2012 update- STILL hovering around 180...
9/1/2013 ....still 181...
Will I give up?
NEVER!
AGAIN...12/2014 ...182-4 most days
(How great t9 be able to look back!)
10/17. After starting LCHF last year I happily touched 170 a few times but then slacked off and gained 10 back in a year and am now back to 180 AGAIN!



Member Since: 1/11/2009

Fitness Minutes: 203,387

My Goals:
*Eating and drinking just a bit less.

*I will lose at least one pound per week when my body is good and ready.

*I am still working on being AF (alcohol free).


My Program:
* LCHF...works for me! Thank you, dietdoctor.com

* I try to nurture my body and soul every day.



Personal Information:
My name is elizabeth.
I live in a small town by the sea in the smallest state- Rhode Island.

I LOVE:
my grandbabies- Lucy and William and Pearl!
working out,
yoga,
Zumba,
my iPad, mythoughtcoach.com.
any beach anywhere,
and meditating.


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    To achieve your dream, see the world as you want it to be, not as it may appear to be. Gail Lynne Goodwin
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  • v OVERWORKEDJANET
    Not too many worries!
    I am listening and not arguing and was surprised the doc agreed with me and told me to get good pictures of the rocket launch! He knows I'm a good patient.
    My biggest fear is stroke which we are already addressing by my taking Eliquis. I AM a fatalist and know that even though I feel young, that I am on the latter part of my time here. I want to have good years left so I will do what needs done within reason.
    There's a lot more miles on these sneakers!
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    Dream big, decide what you need to do to actualize that dream, and hold yourself accountable. Justin Sachs
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    23 hours ago
  • v NEW-CAZ
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    I got Pete to pull my heated rollers down from the attic a couple of months back, but I've just lost the knack with them and they've gone back up.

    I ventured to use an Alice band, til someone, mentioning no names (DH), said I looked like my MUM. YIKES! threw it away!!

    Much happier now I've got my preferred short style back, I can finger dry the shorter lengths and one round brush and the drier does in about 7 mins flat
    1 day ago
  • v LORI-K
    Thinking of you! Sending prayers for you and your Fam!
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    I appreciate your comment on my blog. Keep hope alive.
    Hugs.
    1 day ago
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