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Our youngest daugher and me (Dec. 2013)



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Each day is a new day and each day I will be striving to be the best version of myself that Our Lord intended me to become.

The challenge life presents to each of us is to become truly ourselves – not the self we have imagined or fantasized about, not the self that our friends want us to be, not the self our ego would have us be, but the self God has ordained us to be from before we were in our mother’s womb. "Matthew Kelly"

Member Since: 4/29/2006

Fitness Minutes: 142,520

My Goals:
New Goal for 2017: Losing the excess weight to take pressure off of my poor knees, along with becoming the best version of myself emotionally, spiritually, and physically.

Finding out for every ten pounds overweight generates thirty to sixty pounds more force on my knees, I will be celebrating each ten pounds lost of weight.

Past Goal: I am setting small goals so I don't become frustrated or disappointed. My hope is to lose at least 2 lbs each month and to stay with Sparkpeople through my weight loss journey.

My Program:
My program consists of eating balanced meals each day and getting an hour of cardio in each day along with drinking more water. I also do lower body strengthening exercise every day.

Personal Information:
I am a retired school teacher from Nebraska who enjoys her family an time with my six grandchildren. I have many hobbies, including gardening, reading, golf, ancestor research, family historian (digitizing old photos and video's of our family into books and backup for other family members), and arts and crafts.

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I believe my faith is one of my stronger qualities.

One of my favorite songs is by Richie McDonald, "Faith"
Here are the key lyrics:

Faith gives you hope hope gives you strength,

Strength gives you courage to go on each day,

When you're praying for answers to things you can't change,

When it's out of your hands you hold on to faith.

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  • v TWEETYKC00
    Welcome to the Dog Lovers Team! We are so glad to have you with us! Feel free to jump in with the team, we can't wait to get to know you!
    199 days ago
    Thanks for commenting on my blog. I am trying to deal with remodeling stress the best that I can. ((HUGS)). Linda Kay
    216 days ago
  • v KRYS210
    Welcome to the 10K Steps a Day team! Looking forward to getting to know you. Spark research has shown that people who use the threads and posts tend to lose more weight on average than those who do not. So what are you waiting for? Start posting and get your weight loss going!

    Krys & team leaders
    219 days ago
    Thanks for reading my blog today. Hope all is going well and your week is a great one! emoticon
    229 days ago
    ahhh, thank you for mentioning my furbaby. He's doing better, but still not himself. He has to get better, he and his brother are a pair; Calvin and Hobbes. He's my cat, but Sunday night my teen son was crying at the possibility of losing him. =/ We had a good conversation.
    Hope you're week is going well.
    230 days ago
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