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I live in Iowa; I knit, spin, weave, sew. If it has fiber I am all over it. Except for quilting and baskets; not enough time in the day.

In the fall of 2016 I decided I was old enough to be a "little, old, blue-haired lady" and had it dyed. Dearly Beloved likes it so it has stayed.

SparkPeople was off my radar for a long, long time. But after finding a new way to go I am using it again. In April 2012 I reached my first goal of losing 60 pounds and have been at maintenance ever since. Which is not quite true. If you talked with my coach I was maintaining. But I gained weight back. Right now I am not 160 but 200. It was four years returning but it returned and now I am working to take it back down without the program I used in 2011-12.

According to BMI and current weight charts (which are totally inaccurate and illogical) I was still counted as obese at 161. But right now I do not feel as good as I could. Sooooo, on the trail to lose what I have gained and perhaps go a bit lower to see how that feels.


Member Since: 4/6/2009

Fitness Minutes: 45,792

My Goals:
My biggest goal is to limber up and gain more stamina. The fact that pounds drop off is an added benefit.


My Program:
I have added more walking; taking the stairs going up. It is bumpy going with being consistent with weights.



Personal Information:
Grace
Iowa City, Iowa
Enforced retirement in February 2017 which makes me very happy for a number of reasons: 1-more time with DB; 2-able to walk more and not be tied to an office; 3-fibre related things, creating, conferences, etc.; and 4-be outside.

Find me on Ravelry as tully; Instagram as gtullyrav; and Facebook Grace Tully to see what is going on day to day.


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"Make it work" has become a talisman for me. Many times I want to walk away but Tim G's voice in my head will not let me and so I go back into the fray to try and make it work.




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  • v BJPENNY70
    I am hoping for a fast time with walking. We really pushed it yesterday. I am feeling it, today. LOL My feet are blistered and my bursitis has kicked up in my hip and knee. I go to see my Ortho Doctor in the morning. I am hoping he give me shots to help the inflammation. Plus my back has just about drove me up the wall for weeks now. I just try to keep moving. That is the best thing. emoticon
    2582 days ago
  • v LOTUSBURGER
    I'm sure you get these emails, but just in case

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    They have a bunch of free ebooks right now :)
    2586 days ago
  • v LOTUSBURGER
    THANK YOU THANK YOU!!
    Those photos are great.
    So were they just wondering around the Fair or
    did they have a large pen? That kilt photo just kills me!
    2589 days ago
  • v IMAYARNIE
    Thanks for commenting on my blog. I hope to get some knitting done, too! I don't spin or weave, but I do love my knitting. I've always been a little taken with the idea of spinning, but I don't have time or space to take on anything new.

    Have a great weekend!
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    2614 days ago
  • v AMANDANCES
    Good morning, my Friend! Emerson said, "The glory of friendship is not the outstretched hand, nor the kindly smile nor the joy of companionship; it is the spiritual inspiration that comes to one when he discovers that someone else believes in him and is willing to trust him." I BELIEVE IN YOU!!!! And I thank you for believing in me :)

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    2617 days ago