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April 2009 at daughter's wedding

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Dear Son's wedding party with his sister at the far left

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Dear Daughter's Florida wedding

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I've been on a constant battle with weight pretty much all my life. . . and after losing 60 pounds with the help of Sparkpeople and becoming a gym rat, I ended up needing surgery on both of my knees. I did get through both my children's weddings before the surgery and the surgery's ended up being 6 months apart. Now I've had a year to recover and gain back 40 lbs, and it's time I got back to a regular exercise routine. After stationary biking since the beginning of December, I finally feel like my knees can take some pounding so that I can get back to walking and the treadmill. I did go the Nutrisystem route for 3 months last summer, and lost 15 lbs, but that food is really tiring after awhile! So I'm ready to get back to life, counting calories, exercising and eating right!! Yay!!

Member Since: 1/2/2007

Fitness Minutes: 51,931

My Goals:
To be a better me! I want to feel better physically ( and mentally! ) and hopefully add a few years to my life!

My Program:
I need to keep going with my exercise goals each day and keep my calories in line. I'm not in this to deprive myself of my favorites, because I know that is not life. I'm learning how to judge what I need to do to make the best me that I can!

Personal Information:
I work at a desk on the phone all day - not good for much activity! I have two adult children who inspire me and a wonderful husband that I've been married to for 31years!

Other Information:
My husband and I love our vacation time and travel in our RV when we can. A couple of my hobbies are gardening, and scrapbooking - and spending time with my family.

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    You look fabulous!! Keep up the good work!
    4393 days ago
    I know how frustrating it is to be sidelined with an injury. Are you able to get some pool time in maybe? This could be an opportunity to explore different types of exercise! :) In any case, just stick to good clean healthy eating and I know you will be right back to 100% on track when you're able to kick the exercise into high gear again. We definitely need to stay in better touch again! :D I haven't been visiting all my friends pages regularly anymore -- just relying on my blog subscription notifications to keep me in touch... :P Anyway. Talk to ya later! :D
    4425 days ago
    Deb! That new little poochie is adorable!! How are you? It's been a while...hope you're well. Happy Mother's Day!!
    4426 days ago
    Deb - your new picture is GREAT!!!!! :D Lookin gorgeous!!!
    4429 days ago
    You are looking mighty good there. I love the new picture.
    Cindy and I are going to Macy's for a make over on the 12th so hope to have a new picture to put up.
    4430 days ago
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