HLTHAPPINESS4C   109,209
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Me with my Best friend since childhood. Summer 2013. I am on left.





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The Long and Winding Road to VICTORY....

Hi I'm Cynthia! **WELCOME** to my page!

***SURPRISE!!*** User Name change! Once AROSEFORC; Now HLTHAPPINESS4C it is! Why the change? It's because I need a daily reminder of what my goals are to be. Happy and Healthy 7 DONE BEING THE FAT GIRL!!

Now when I mean happy I don't mean goody goody happy joy everything's perfect and wonderful. I mean happy as in to be content and thankful even in the difficult circumstances. To find my Happiness and Joy in the Lord, not just ...
Hi I'm Cynthia! **WELCOME** to my page!

***SURPRISE!!*** User Name change! Once AROSEFORC; Now HLTHAPPINESS4C it is! Why the change? It's because I need a daily reminder of what my goals are to be. Happy and Healthy 7 DONE BEING THE FAT GIRL!!

Now when I mean happy I don't mean goody goody happy joy everything's perfect and wonderful. I mean happy as in to be content and thankful even in the difficult circumstances. To find my Happiness and Joy in the Lord, not just during the Good times, but through the Trials as well..
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I don't always know where I'm going as I don't always follow the given path, but I know I am wonderfully and fearfully made. I can not fail with Christ! My mantra is I CAN and WILL BE VICTORIOUS. You CAN too!

I've been a sparkler here for about 6 years now. It's been quite the journey. I started out at 170 my highest weight ever and I was ready to do whatever it took to lose the weight. (healthy ways) After a couple of years I came so close to my goal weight of 130 lbs. I felt on top of the world, but it was short lived. I have struggled with Binge Eating Disorder for years and it reared its ugly head and I all but gave up. Needless to say I have regained all of the weight back + a few more. I've also struggled with Fibromyalgia and arthritis the past 2 and a half years making it very difficult to exercise.But I believe through Christ I can do ALL things. I can and will overcome!

My biggest accomplishment is that on February 29,2008 I quit smoking and with that came the gift of being able to breathe. That gift of fresh air opened the door to this journey!

I came to Spark People lonely, sad, frustrated with myself about the shape I had let myself get into. I didn't know a thing about fitness and nutrition, but in the years that I have been here I have learned a lot. I might not always follow the path that leads to victory, but I try where I can from veering too far off. And even when I seem to be falling from a cliff...He is there to catch me and get me back on track.....and so are my wonderful SP friends! Thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your support!

Again: I CAN and WILL succeed and so CAN YOU!!


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Member Since: 3/30/2008

SparkPoints: 109,209

Fitness Minutes: 20,129

My Goals:
2014 Goals

~ Participate in monthy DONE GIRL Challenges.

~ Get in 1500 steps each day.

~ Do PT exercises 5 days a week

~ Go to the pool at the Y 1-2 times a week.

~ eat 3-5 servings of fruits and veggies each day

~ Drink 8-10 cups of water each day

~ Spend time in God's Word daily

~ Improve self esteem

~ Read "Intuitive Eating" so that I can get a better handle of my binge eating disorder.

~ Aim for progress and NOT PERFECTION!!!

~ Support my fellow Spark friends and Team mates!!

My Program:
Taking it one positive Baby step at a time!

Personal Information:
I was born and raised in Michigan, but have always been a southern gal at heart. I now live in SC (been here 15 years) and absolutely love it here.


I am a born again Christian who is trying to live for God and trust in him one step at a time.


Other Information:
Reading is my favorite past time. I love The Yada Yada Prayer Group Series by Neta Jackson!! I also enjoy Historical fiction.

I enjoy drinking coffee; iced coffee during summer and lattes during the cooler months.

My favorite way to work out is walk. I live in a downtown area where there are gorgeous walking trails through the parks.

I had a sweet miniature dachshund named Lucky who recently passed away (Nove 2013) I miss him so much as he was my walking buddy. I also love cats and have one named Gabbie! She really fits her name as she is quite vocal!

I LOVE Christian Contemp Music. My favorite is Tenth Avenue North and JJ Heller. I do enjoy other types of music too, alternative, country, classical, rock!

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DIANAOR1
12/16/2014 1:50:08 PM

Thanks for the spark goodie. I do enjoy reading ~ Happy Holidays!!! emoticon



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MELLYBEANS0919
12/15/2014 6:00:33 PM

You're welcome girl. You are always here for me. I am glad you had fun at Starbucks with your friend. I am a Starbucks lover too! emoticon Going on Wed probably with my bestie too.
Have a great week!



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ASOBFALLS
12/12/2014 3:15:18 PM

emoticon Take a moment to put some Joy in your day!



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12/11/2014 8:07:22 PM

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MELLYBEANS0919
12/8/2014 8:20:22 PM

Can I join the challenge too? What team do I go to to sign up? I really need to keep myself accountable. I am already letting this weight/eating get out of control. We could encourage each other and keep each other accountable!
emoticon I don't own a scale, but I could do measurements or something instead to keep track.
Let me know!



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