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My weight has been yo-yo-ing all my adult life! And I'm really tired of it! I want to walk into a room and not feel self-conscious about my weight. After a lifetime of selecting clothes to conceal myself, I want to wear pretty clothes, try new activities & grab more gusto!

Update: I've been with SP for almost 5 yr. Lost the weight in 6 months. Rode the roller coaster of up & down the scale. Finally I'm ignoring the scale , making good food choices & exercising at least 30 min. 6 days/week. Period.

Most important lesson learned: The bad habits that made me fat the first time (and the 128th time!) will make me fat again. This must be a permanent change in my life.

2013: After DH got a new knee & I returned to all my bad habits, I sat around & regained nearly all the weight I had lost.

Started over 3 weeks ago and am now on Day 20 of a streak of at least 30 min. of exercise 6 days/week. Feel better! Clothes fit better!

It's always does. SP is the greatest! Just do it...and it feels soo great!

Member Since: 6/3/2008

Fitness Minutes: 191,789

My Goals:
Eat & cook healthy foods.

Eat appropriate portions.

Lose 22 lbs.

Solve issues and boredom without soda, chocolate or junk food.

Find a physical activity I enjoy.

Keep at current weight or less during winter.

My Program:
Track nutrition daily.

Track exercise daily.

Exercise 5 times/weekly.

Drink 64 oz or more water daily.

Don't read while I eat.

Personal Information:
I sold my business almost 5 years ago and retired early -- and I am no longer a workaholic! Hooray!

I live in the beautiful Rocky Mountains of CO. I was strictly an "indoor girl", but now love to be outdoors & active --biking, hiking, snowshoeing. I've just discovered Zumba Gold & love it!

Other Information:
I love to travel, attend live theatre, read mysteries and read success stories on SP.
My husband & I have 2 grown sons.

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  • v LIS193
    Nancy, are you anywhere near the Cameron Peak Fire? Thinking of you my Colorado friend.
    Stay safe and well, praying for rain
    47 days ago
    Thanks so much for checking in! Believe it or not, I think of you very often! I hope you and your family and everyone there has dodged the virus. So far, we're OK. We've been following the rules and will continue to do so.

    Early tomorrow a.m. we'll start driving home to CO. We arrived here in CA on Feb. 1 & have had a splendid visit. Nice weather, lots of biking and walking. I'll send you an email with details when I get settled down better. This was our 13th year in this condo just 200 steps to the beach and it's very hard to go back home to mud (that's what happens when months of snow all melt at once).

    I'd love to hear about your winter experiences and your spring plans, etc. You're a very interesting woman whom I consider a long-term friend & you inspire me tremendously! Thanks so much for connecting with me. I want us to stay active together! Happy Mother's Day AND Happy Grandmother's Day!
    168 days ago
    emoticon Nancy! I sure do miss you, my friend. Hope you are enjoying a Happy Mother's Day! emoticon
    168 days ago
    The lake has been opened since about Apr 30, which is a little on the late side. Last year it didn't open til May 5. Usually it's opened about the 3rd week in April.
    Hope you're doing well and thanks for the lovely message on my feed.
    176 days ago

    Ready for a challenge this Summer? The BL Challenge is there for you! We have ten teams that compete with each other in Fitness and Nutrition Challenges designed your promote positive lifestyle changes, and of course weight loss. There are different challenges each week for the duration of the challenge. Support and encouragement are a important aspect of the smaller individual teams. The larger team also gives you a chance to congratulate and get to know members from other teams. After all we are all in this together and together we are stronger. emoticon To join the challenge you can click on my username and then either click on the Blue Biggest Loser Icon, or leave me a message, or use this URL
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    BL Challenge Admin
    180 days ago
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