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Welcome to my Spark page. I am 64 years old and a retired speciaI education teacher (non categorical preschool).
My husband and I have a 4 year old rescue beagle named Buster. He is a bundle of energy and makes us laugh. He has eerily similar traits that we saw in our last 2 rescue beagles. He's very sweet and lots of fun for us.
Our daughter, husband and her 3 children (my adorable grandchildren) live about 25 minutes from us. They also have an old rescue beagle. I am so ...
Welcome to my Spark page. I am 64 years old and a retired speciaI education teacher (non categorical preschool).
My husband and I have a 4 year old rescue beagle named Buster. He is a bundle of energy and makes us laugh. He has eerily similar traits that we saw in our last 2 rescue beagles. He's very sweet and lots of fun for us.
Our daughter, husband and her 3 children (my adorable grandchildren) live about 25 minutes from us. They also have an old rescue beagle. I am so fortunate to see them a lot. They are my sunshine!!
Our son is married to a great woman. They have his rescue beagle (see a pattern in our family?) and her two cats. They live about 25 minutes from us also (in the opposite direction!)
I joined Spark in December 2009 and, like everyone, life has thrown me some curves as well as blessed me in many ways! Although I struggle with consistency, my main struggle seems to always be with exercise. It seems I do fine for awhile and then I get off track. I always go back to the basics but it does get discouraging.
I'm trying to focus on being a healthy me with the energy to have fun with my family!
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Member Since: 12/20/2009

SparkPoints: 72,932

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My Goals:
-be aware of my diet and portion control
-maintain a consistent exercise routine (walking, yoga, ST)
-drink at least 3 glasses of water a day
-blog weekly


My Program:
-be aware of nutrition and portion control
-track my fitness every day
-track my fruits/veggies
-track my water intake


Personal Information:
I've been married to my wonderful husband for 42 years. We have 2 grown children. Our daughter is married with 3 children. I feel so blessed to have them close and spend lots of time with them. Our son and his wife are recently married and right now live about 10 minutes from us.I taught preschool special education for 23 years and retired about 5 years ago. Loving retirement and am always busy!

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I love to read!!! I belong to PaperbackSwap and love having access to so many books.
We are moving our pontoon to Smith Mountain Lake and hope to spend some weekends and at least one week each summer down there. We are able to spend lots of time with our kids and grandkids. I love spending time with my family!

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LESLIESENIOR
5/22/2015 11:41:44 AM

Thank you for your comments on my blog. I guess today you get to stay curious with little Sarah. Enjoy.



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BESSHAILE
5/18/2015 6:09:42 AM

Thanks, hon. I think the hardest times in this weight loss process are getting started and at the end. 'Course, I'd rather be at the end than at the beginning. emoticon



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PAULAGRIFFITH75
5/17/2015 9:50:47 PM

Thanks for the reflective comment on my blog. It is good to know I am not alone. I got tickled with your comment on how you feel about the scales. LOL! We just have to hang in there together and see this through. It will come off, but it will take time. My mother always said to be careful what you pray for. Somewhere along the line I must have asked the good Lord to give me patience, so he gave me weight loss. emoticon



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PAULAGRIFFITH75
5/17/2015 10:11:19 AM

Sundays are good days to be lazy. Enjoy the day... emoticon



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LESLIESENIOR
5/15/2015 6:51:06 PM

Thanks Beth, for your comments on my blog! I hope you have been able to get some rest. Have a great weekend!



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