NANCYANNE55
100,000-149,999 SparkPoints 142,214
SparkPoints
 
Photos
See this image larger
With three of my four bio babies. Mother's Day, 2018.



See this image larger
With my sweet boy Ruger. The world's wimpiest pit bull.



See this image larger
3 Apr 2011- size 6. I want to get back to this.


SparkGoodies
go to goodies page
Sunshine
From:
MONIBELLY
go to goodies page
Happy Face
From:
R-U-READY1
go to goodies page
Fruit Salad
From:
JUDITH316
Awards

NANCYANNE55 is a SparkPeople Motivator!

See All SparkPeople Motivators
Shared Food & Fitness Trackers
 
Interact with NANCYANNE55
Add as SparkFriend Send Private Message Leave Comment Recent Message
Board Posts


Weekly goal January 10-16 2019: All scheduled workouts completed, stay within WW points, accountable to myself and my Maker. Weekly goal November 12-18- Be back to my former low this go-round of 164 or less, 60 WW fitness points Weekly Goal 25 June to 1 July 2018: Be 166-point-something or lower. 90 WW fit points. Met late July. Sigh. Weekly goal 5 June-12 June 2018: Get to my next micro-goal of under 167.5, which will also mark 20 pounds lost; 90 WW fit points. MET 24 JUNE. FINALLY! Weekly goal 21 May-28 May 2018 of getting into the 160's met. YAY ME! Goals week of 7-13 May 2018: 1.I will continue to put in my retainer as soon as possible after dinner each night. 2. I will reach 168-point.something by Monday. 3. I will earn at least 90 WW Fitpoints by Monday 4. I will continue to contemplate how I will handle the unwanted remarks once I receive regarding my weight loss choices by Monday. Good grief! I am SO TIRED of being overweight! Can I get an "Amen"? Several years ago a "terrible awful" happened in my life and I turned to food for comfort, gaining back most of the weight I'd worked so darned hard to lose. I've finally reached a point where I have had enough and am ready to do the hard work of becoming the person God intends me to be- inside AND out. "Whether, then, you eat or drink or whatever you do, do all to the glory of God." 1 Corinthians 10:31 (NASB) Obesity is the sin that no one talks about. Am I being judgmental? Yep. Of myself. I struggle with turning to food for comfort instead of obeying God. But we believers need to wake up and face the facts about our own sin, which we wear on the outside, before we go judging others concerning their sins. God created food for us to enjoy. But he didn't create it for us to overindulge. I'd like to see 155 and size 6 or so again. Yep, as a repeat weight gainer and loser, I have some work to do. But I'm not sugar coating it anymore. With God's help, I can do this. I've done it before. It will be worth it. Are you in it with me? Well............... Let's go!

Member Since: 6/1/2007

Fitness Minutes: 139,342

My Goals:
My overall goal is to take care of this body God has entrusted me with.

Most motivating goal: Keep my family history of diabetes and heart disease at bay. My best chance to be around for kids & grand-kids is to be as lean as possible.

Keep my muscle and bone density as I age!

At 5'9", I want to get consistently into a size 6 and put on oodles of leg muscle!

Keep the reactive hypoglycemia I have when I am heavier at bay.

If God does decide to take me early, have my organs in excellent shape so they can save/extend the lives of others. What better way to leave than helping someone else stay?


My Program:
I am a WW member.

My current lifting program is rotating body parts 4 days a week. Wednesdays I do a long yoga or stretching session, and weekends are off. I need them off, although I truly enjoy lifting weights!



Personal Information:
I am an assistant manager at My Sister's Closet, a local not-for-profit that helps low-income and at-risk women get back into the work force. We run a high-end resale boutique to both fund these efforts and provide interview and work wear for these sweet ladies. It's very rewarding work!

After years of being in the Air Force and then a military wife my husband retired and we have permanently landed in my husbands hometown of Bloomington, Indiana. I love it here- It's home. I am originally from the SF Bay Area. In my adult life I have lived in Illinois, Southern California, Virginia, Florida, Kentucky, Ohio, Texas, and here in Indiana. Stick a fork in us, we're done!

We have a total of seven kids, four of which emerged from my body and three from the body of my ex-wife-in-law. :-) Each a daughter and a son, both in college, live at home (Go IU!). We also have four beautiful grandchildren. Two each boys and girls. I LOVE being a grandma!


Other Information:
These have become my own original catch-phrases:
- "The shame is not in falling down. The shame is in not getting back up."
- "Any exercise is better than no exercise."
- "Do the Right thing, even when it's not easy."
- "Do what scares you! "
- "You can't know what you don't know"
- "If you do positive things to your body, your body can't help but respond positively."
- "An obstacle isn't a road block- it's simply something to either be climbed over, navigated around, or blown to smithereens."
- "It's worth everything I don't eat."

Favorite quote NOT by me:
- "You gotta put your behind in the past." (Pumba to Timon in The Lion King)

Favorite Bible Verse:
- "There is no temptation you are faced with that others haven't also faced. But never-failing God will not allow you to be tempted beyond what you can stand. He will give you a way to escape the temptation so that you will be able to handle it." 1st Corinthians 10:13 NNAV [New Nancy Anne Ver




Read More About NANCYANNE55 - Profile Information moved here. (Updated January 11)




Shown if member clicks "Read More"








(Shown after Message Board Posts)
Add a Link
Save Changes
My Ticker:
 current weight: 168.4 
197
186
175
164
153
Login to Leave Comment
Comments
  • v OKBACK2MEAGAIN
    The flowers and blossoms are filling the air with the smells of Spring. This is the time to start preparing for the Summer. Are you ready to join a Challenge? The Biggest Loser Challenge is looking for members for it’s next Challenge starting the first week of June. The challenge consists of 11 Teams, that participate in 10 weeks of Nutritional and Fitness Challenges. These challenges can be modified to fit individual needs, allowing members of all abilities and dietary needs to participate.

    Here are some of the members comments written on a Survey Monkey poll:

    “It helps me stay focused on my goals. It also keeps things interesting and not boring.”

    “I find that the challenges make me be more cognizant of my food intake, better choices etc. The fitness ones encourage me to try new exercises and to keep doing exercises. I think there is a good possibility I wouldnt do as much if I didnt track it for challenges or tried to do better on challenges”

    “My leaders are all wonderful...they stay in touch with team members and do their best to keep us involved and feeling a part of the team.”

    “They motivate me to eat healthier and to be more active. “

    If you would like to be a member of this challenge you can copy and paste the the link below, or click on my username and leave me a message or click on the BLUE BIGGEST LOSER Icon on my page. Join the team and sign up for the next challenge on the Spring Waitlist thread.
    https://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/grou
    ps_individual.asp?gid=25339

    Note when using the link above you may have to drop the // or even the //www.


    5 days ago
  • v R-U-READY1
    I JUST THOUGHT OF YOU AND IT MADE ME SMILE. emoticon I HOPE YOU ARE HAVING A WONDERFUL DAY, FRIEND.

    HUGS,
    RUTHANN
    14 days ago
  • v WARRIORSUE

    Hi, Nancy! Just dropping by to wish you a powerful week!
    17 days ago
  • v JUDITH316
    Good Morning Nancy

    •*¨) ✫ ¸.•*¨)
    (¸.•´ .•´ ¸¸.•¨¯`•.✫
    ¸.•*¨) ✫ ¸.•*¨)✫ Dropping by to Spread the Spark & Say Hi....
    (¸.•´ .•´ (¸.•´¸¸.•¨¯`•.✫
    And wish you a great day ahead.
    And say thank you for dropping by and leaving your comments...
    Appreciated and emoticon for your ongoing support... emoticon

    21 days ago
  • v LORIANNA62
    I'm so glad! And I forgot music!
    emoticon emoticon emoticon
    22 days ago
Member Comments (2038):  123Next >Last >>