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I am 6 and a half years retired and want to continue enjoying an active engaged life. I have had a high energy level and have been able to use a fitbit and sparkpeople to lose 35+ pounds 235 to low of 186 . I have gained to 210 and am committed to get going in the right direction again. I realize that I am not 20 years old and want to extend my healthspan (not just lifespan) as much as possible.

I have found tracking food intake and daily monitoring of results the best way to sustain motivation. I also track steps and this has saved my health as I get distracted from a nutrition and caloric focus. Strength training is a goal too, but not the strong focus that walking was for me. In my sixth year I will introduce more variety in my goals with gym activities, my walking and bike workouts. I will recommit to doing something daily either walking or riding in reality or on a stat bike. I want to do some balance work daily. I got a balance board for the New Year!

I want to stay in contact with a variety of friends and family, helping them and giving and getting support, but without taking over their problems. I have been successful in helping a friend who was slipping away to bounce back a bit. I manage his affairs and got him the practical help he needed to move forward and enjoy living a bit. I want to continue to oversee his progress.

I am recommitting to daily monitoring with immediate adjustments as a life long strategy, rather than the diet mentality, or yo yo on and off mostly off, approach which I know will not work.

Member Since: 3/26/2013

Fitness Minutes: 168,224

My Goals:
Reset goals monthly for 2019! Monitor weight and get down to being overweight by 2020.

My Program:
monitor intake and weight daily and reward consistency.
record meals daily.

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