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Came to this site in February of 2008; began new lifestyle Aug,9,2007. Hoping for a reduction in medications and being able to have a normal, pain-free life from here on in. I appreciate all the support I get, am very blessed with this site and access to it!
This site and all the people on it are a continuation of growth for all involved. It is so true that we are our brother's keeper, we are put here for each other, strangers or not!
With a deep faith in my Savior and trust ...
Came to this site in February of 2008; began new lifestyle Aug,9,2007. Hoping for a reduction in medications and being able to have a normal, pain-free life from here on in. I appreciate all the support I get, am very blessed with this site and access to it!
This site and all the people on it are a continuation of growth for all involved. It is so true that we are our brother's keeper, we are put here for each other, strangers or not!
With a deep faith in my Savior and trust and hope in all that is offered on this site, I will do my best as HE allows me to do to better myself physically, spiritually, and emotionally!
We may not always get what we WANT, but we will always get what we need at the time, on HIS timetable, not ours!

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Member Since: 2/21/2008

SparkPoints: 394,667

Fitness Minutes: 234,796

My Goals:
1. Get off some of my medications.
2. Keep the diabetes at the stage it is in now.
3.Lose total of 152 pounds.
4. Maintain a new healthier lifestyle to prolong my life.

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I reside in Mid -Michigan, love to travel. I have one daughter who is my pride and joy.
The greatest thing in my life is my continual discoveries of how HE works in my life!

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I look forward to being able to get healthier, shed the weight I need to lose, and start to travel again.
I take nothing for granted in my life, my attitude is gratitude.

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5/6/2016 12:45:05 PM

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When you CHOOSE your perception, participate in your own rescue, and love yourself enough to allow the experience to educate you, you will grow by leaps and bounds! Colette Baron-Reid
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5/5/2016 8:45:18 PM

emoticon emoticon How many times have you or someone you know set out to lose 50 or more pounds, or exercise for an hour day for six days a week, only to fall off the wagon a few weeks (or days) later? Even when people have the best of intentions and or the willpower to set out and do something huge like losing weight, without a plan or a smart goal in place, they stumble along the way—and are more likely to fail. Now that you've been exercising for 10 minutes a day over the past week or so, it is time for you to set some fitness goals that can last a lifetime! emoticon So get started and plan to win!



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5/5/2016 1:35:19 PM

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. . .the more fearful and small you feel, the more your world-just like a mirror-reflects that powerlessness right back to you. Christine Ranck
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5/4/2016 6:51:38 PM

emoticon sometimes we all reach a weight loss plateau. What are we to do when that happens?

DO focus on fruits and vegetables. Most American's don't come close to eating the recommended minimum of five servings per day, but vegetables and fruits of all kinds and colors should take center stage in a heart-healthy diet. They're rich in fiber, vitamins, minerals and antioxidants that promote a healthy heart and body, plus they're filling and low in calories, which can promote weight management. Fresh, frozen, dried, canned (without sugar/syrups or added salt), raw, cooked—all fruits and vegetables are good for you.

Try filling your plate 3/4 of the way full with healthy veggies. Make sure they are baked, roasted or steamed. This way you will be getting the most health benefits they have to offer. Such as fiber, antioxidants and vitamins.

Double check what you are drinking. Some of us don't realize those delicious lattes and iced coffees are loaded with calories. Check out SP's Chef's Megs recipes for lo-fat & lo-cal coffess. They are so delicious.

And last but not least, try revamping your exercise routine. That's right, sometimes that is all it takes. Revamping your exercise routine by adding a couple of new exercises or switching up a couple of things.

Remember, a plateau is just temporary and you can restart your weight loss! emoticon



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5/4/2016 7:45:29 AM

Hope comes from the head and heart, through the soul and the spirit. Lena Johnson



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