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Just do it!

Correction: 2021 is the Year of Me. Still working on my 2020 goal.
I have shed 20# and 15 inches and am at pre-pandemic weight and getting closer to my 2020 goal. No magic: "just do it!"

2020 is the Year of Me as I journey towards improved health and wellness. With a great Q1, Q2 & Q3 were overshadowed by stress eating from the pandemic. I am determined to finish Q4 strong, from my commitment and actions and Spark support and the Fall 5% Challenge. Q4 was a disappointment. Just started Winter 5% Challenge. Week 1: Lost 5#. My resolve feels strong. I WILL do this!

Member Since: 9/23/2009

Fitness Minutes: 149,158

My Goals:
Live a healthy fit life, NEVER quit.

Though I have loved the 5% Challenges.....my break from them is O-V-E-R

2014 Summer 5% Challenge Results:
(my best Challenge)

Weight: Lost 11#
Hips: Lost 2"
BMI 25.5 just short of goal to achieve healthy range of 25
WHR .72
Size: 12 (from sz 14)

My Program:
100 Days of Accountability, Ongoing Chapters

Make good with actions for progress on Program

Reflect on the positives and blessings in every day.

5% Challenge Programs. They keep me actively engaged.

Exercise 5 days for 30 min; 2 days for 10 min

Eat a healthy balanced 1200 - 1555 calories daily. 5 of 7 days will be 1100 calories or less. Holidays, family events, vacation option: max daily calories=weight x 15 calories.
Snacks are healthy choices and if not, VERY limited
No eating past 7p.

Personal Information:
Happily married with 3 terrific grown boys, 4 lovely grandkids. Took an early retirement in 2009, which presented many new lifestyle changes. Have a bookkeeping business going that has me working much too much; watch 6 yr old granddaughter 2 days weekly and grand toddler the same 2 days....and still must make time for my client work, so I am very busy all of the time.

Other Information:
Enjoy time with family and friends, mini vacations, a little gardening, online jigsaw puzzles, and when time permits reading. Recently got interested in watercolor after a class...haven't really found the time to continue this interest.

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    ⭐ RELAX
    Take your rest even when you are busy. life is too precious to be hasty.
    ⭐ RELAX:
    Just stay calm. Don't run all day you will run your life away.
    ⭐ RELAX:
    Don't worry so much have some fun. A little quality time is worth a billion.
    ⭐ RELAX:
    I will promise you the world will survive even it you take five.
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    Sunday a day to refuel your soul and be grateful for your blessings.
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    Yes, I asked them if they planned to be told the sex in advance and they said yes.
    2 days ago
    Thank you, I'm so excited! The baby's not expected till December. After that I'll probably move out to the west coast.
    2 days ago
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    I am determined to be cheerful and happy
    in whatever situation I may find myself.
    For I have learned that the greater part of our misery or unhappiness
    is determined not by our circumstance but by our disposition.
    - Martha Washington
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    Life is 10% what happens to me and 90% how I react to it.
    - Charles R. Swindoll

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    Have a great weekend Vicki emoticon
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    "We may think we are nurturing our garden.
    But of course, it's our garden, that is really nurturing us."
    —Jenny Uglow
    "Gardening adds years to your life, and life to your years."
    —-Author Unknown
    "The glory of gardening—Hands in the dirt, head in the sun, heart with nature."
    —Author Unknown
    "To nurture a garden is to feed not just the body, but the soul."
    —Alfred Austin
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    Reap double benefits of gardening….. A beautiful garden and a fit body…..
    Wishing you a very Happy National Gardening Exercise Day.
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    5 days ago
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