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2/15/17
I'm half through the Winter 5% Challenge....my time flies! I'm so glad I joined as I'm finding myself looking forward to tracking all my food. And I'm reading more inspirational blogs.


I'm in my 60's and I'm not retired. I am loving life, continue to work through physical challenges, & like going to Curves again. I am a mother, a cousin, an auntee, a friend, a co-worker and I volunteer. I had a total hip replacement on 6/23/2015. I am pain-free in my right hip. I can expect to get the other done within 5 years. I joined SP in 2009 and came back recently after a 3 year absence. I'm trying to make a better connection this time with others, workout consistently, and track every day.

Sandy


Member Since: 10/11/2009

Fitness Minutes: 19,729

My Goals:

To continue to listen to my body...progress at it's pace

To win the Curves Strong Women Challenge

Climb Tiger Mtn...last time was 8/1991




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August 20, 2016

I'm still loving life & since 2013, to be honest, I have struggled with a smile on my face. Thank God for good friends and family who have stood by my side as I had came to grips with accepting the fact I'm not as young as I used to be but I'm no where near being considered old. I'm aging gracefully; giving a face to what a 67 year old woman looks like. In the 3 years, I have hardly made it regularly to Curves but something bigger than me has nudged me back into the fitness world. Starting Monday, August 22nd, I am committed to 150 minutes a week exercise. This will include 90 minutes at Curves. I am committed to building in enough down time to allow my body to recover from any discomfort or pain. I will have some, varying degrees.


April 7, 2013

I no longer drink soda pop, junk food, or jelly beans from Costco...I have lost many #'s & 11 inches. I no longer have those "cravings" I thought were normal; instead I long for "greens" and health! I am sti



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I love life!! I teach as a Educational Assistant II here in the area, love to read, workout, play on the computer, sing, and highly interested in keeping myself healthy! I am single with a grown son, his domestic partner, and lots of animals to love!


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"Faith is taking the first step even when you don't see the whole staircase." -Martin Luther King Jr.

My life is in a constant state of change. Awareness allows me to keep pace with that change. Only by knowing the person I am, can I create the person I want to become.

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  • v MAMASTUMP
    I hope you are feeling better this morning! emoticon
    14 days ago
  • v ACCEPTHECHLNGE
    Hi Sandy, when I read that your area is covered in snow, I had to look up where you live. Our oldest son, from the Seattle area, came to visit for a couple of days on his way to Minneapolis on a business trip. He showed me pictures this morning, of the front of their house and his two daughters playing in the snow. Yep, they too were off of school and their mother is working from home. Snow Day!!! Enjoy your day.
    Our snow (here in Reno) has almost all washed away these past few days - higher temperatures and some rain. Went briefly to Lake Tahoe, yesterday, and they still have about 5 ft. of snow left. Amazing.
    Marlis
    17 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/6/2017 4:40:37 PM
  • v BOWDIDDLE
    emoticon This next LTGL is going to be challenging, but I know we can do it because we are committed...right?
    Remember you and I are so worth the effort! emoticon
    26 days ago
  • v BOWDIDDLE
    Hello....I came across this blog today and thought I'd share it. emoticon

    http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public
    _journal_individual.asp?blog_id=6302883
    33 days ago
  • v MARJIMAC63
    Go out and have a great week!
    And remember, if you eat it, write it down. If you don't want to write it down, don't eat it!!
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    33 days ago
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