SLENDERELLA61
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Gwen and I ran the Mayfaire Virtual 5K race just 2 days after her 10th birthday! 9/18/2020



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I chose my screen name when I looked in the mirror and could not believe it was me, down over 80 pounds after years as an overweight kid, teen, adult. I felt like a miracle! Now I just see me, a me that must keep tracking and working to control my weight so that small gains don't become a trend. Worth the work? Absolutely.
Check out my SparkPeople Success Story: http://www.sparkpeople.com/blog/blog.asp?p
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e_grandma (link on message boards)


Member Since: 9/2/2009

Fitness Minutes: 301,300

My Goals:
* Maintain a normal weight
* Focus on eating sensibly, healthy foods enjoyed with dignity.
* Keep on running for fun and fitness! Enjoy any age group awards without stressing for them.

Current PRs:
.5 Mile=4:01 (12/21/13)
1 Mile = 8:47 (4/13)
5K = 27:33 (4/13/13)
10K = 1:01:13 (3/16/13)
HM =2:26:02 (11/24/13)


My Program:
Clean SWEEP:

Clean = eat with dignity
S = 7-8 hrs sleep
W = 8 glasses water
E = eat healthy
E = exercise 6 times/wk
P = persistence






Personal Information:
71 years old, almost 5'6", maintaining around 135 pounds. Retired social worker-grant writer-nonprofit administrator. One adult daughter. I drive my two darling granddaughters to and from school several times a week when my DD & DSIL work. Weigh less right now than I did in junior high. Have struggled with weight all my life. Maintenance is still challenging, but I'm definitely not giving up!!


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You don't have to be perfect to succeed, but you do have to be determined. Never, never, never give up!




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    To enjoy the intimacy in relationships, we must seek to understand instead of insisting to be understood. Julie Gorman
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    Wouldn’t now be the perfect moment to do a random act of kindness? Gail Lynne Goodwin
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  • v LIVE2RUN4LIFE
    Well, the goal may be to do it all, but doesn't mean you have to start with everything. I guess it depends on why you are considering this change and what you are hoping to accomplish. But if you think of this system as new habits, it makes sense to start small and work towards more.

    I'm not surprised that the authors say do it all. But knowing yourself, your goals and current habits, do you agree that nothing in the book is useful if you don't do everything? All at once? I haven't read it, so this is just a general purposes question.
    6 days ago
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    Your comfort zone is supposed to keep your life safe . . . . but all it really does is keep it small Barry Michels and Phil Stutz
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