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On my way to my destination!

Friday, February 14, 2020

Okay, so I've been on Spark People this time since January 23, 2020. Retirement at age 64, has become a reality from the workplace, but life has taken a new meaning as my 91 year old mothers' full time care giver. If anyone has ever been a 24 hour a day caregiver, you understand, if not - it's something you have to experience to know. Over the course of 1 year I gained 50 pounds, preparing meals 3 times a day and making sure there was fresh baked goodies for all the grand and great-grand children that came through the door. Constant temptation, and I am a stress eater sugarholic. Terrible eating habits over the past year made me miserable! So finally on 1/23/2020 I set my mind to accomplish the goal of losing 60 pounds in 6 months! emoticon
So, I'm off to a great start! Spark People Motivators have stopped by my page cheering me on and this is fun! Haven't been exercising in a long time, but found the Spark People team Walking away the Pounds and retrieved my old video and began exercising with it again, not able to keep up the whole 2 miles but getting there! emoticon
Arts, crafts, interior design and flowers, have always been my passion. Until coming to stay with mom -where there is no room for my things and hers...which has made it impossible to do the things I've always enjoyed the most. emoticon My husband is my sweetheart, and without his support this new way of life would seem impossible. emoticon
With a little help from my friends and family I am able to see my future goal of weight loss a reality! I have stopped all the baking of goodies for the family and offer them store bought goodies instead, which has really helped keep me away from the sugar! It's a new lifestyle and I am determined to do this. On July 23,2020 I will be celebrating a 60 pound weight loss! I am 5'9'' tall and will reach my goal of 170 pounds!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon All for your support!

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