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Hey, I am Barbara, thanx for stopping by. ;o)
Here we go again!! I really love being on this weightloss Journey!! NOT!!!! LOL

I will be 55 in exactly 28 days, SO that means I will be SMALLER, Slow and Steady as the Snail goes, Cuz I do not want to gain it back like I have been doing for about 13 years!! Though I hover around 185 to 190. No more HOVERING FOR ME!!
I will not be like a Helicopter Hovering and getting nowhere, SO I am ready to take off!!

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Hey, I am Barbara, thanx for stopping by. ;o)
Here we go again!! I really love being on this weightloss Journey!! NOT!!!! LOL

I will be 55 in exactly 28 days, SO that means I will be SMALLER, Slow and Steady as the Snail goes, Cuz I do not want to gain it back like I have been doing for about 13 years!! Though I hover around 185 to 190. No more HOVERING FOR ME!!
I will not be like a Helicopter Hovering and getting nowhere, SO I am ready to take off!!

I have reset my teams in random order, These are my favorites,
1.) BLC, 2.) Orchid Oasis Pool Team, 3.) Challengers of Hogwarts, 4.)QuickFire Challenge, 5.)Hula-Hoop All-Stars, 6.)Urban Rebounding!! Lets Bounce!! and 7.) General Hospital!!

But I am willing to try, try, again and if you don't succeed try again!! I once had this on a shirt!! Wonder where that shirt went.

I have met so many wonderful friends on this journey!! Who have lost more weight than I!! And I am jealous!

Ok enough about everyone else this was supposed to be about me!
So here goes, I joined sparkpeople many years ago, my name was Babbadean, and for some unknown Stupid reason I canceled and started over again... OH well

I was a thin kid never overweight till I was like 17 I think I stopped growing and grew the other way, then I joined the AF right out of HS, met my wonderful DH got married, our first bundle of Joy, J.P. A Boy, was born 9 months and 9 days later, that is when I got thin again, I only gained 15 and 1/2 pounds and I even fit into my old clothes to go, home, lost 9 first trimester!! Not FUN!!

Then 2 and 1/2 yeas later our next 2 bundles of joy came, Christopher and Joshua ,so yes I am a MOM of 3 Sons LOL, I gained 32 and a 1/2 pounds but my first trimester I lost 11 pounds which put me at 116 pounds, though I could not fit into my clothes on the way home it did not take me long... I was thin until I hit about 42 when I stopped waitressing, got to the point where I really hated people, and that is not good when waiting tables!! So now fast forward 13 years I am now 50 pounds heavier!!

Though I have done numerous rounds of the BLC and Lost each time... I will do it again!! And with the help of My Orchid Oasis Pool Team, and other Hogwarts students I WILL DO THIS, and of Course my HOT MOCHA MANIAC Teammates!!

So Here I go again STARTING ANEW!! I know ya'll are tired of me saying that as I am tired of saying it...
thanx for reading wish me luck!!


So here is what I am going to do!!
1) 10 Minutes of Hula -Hooping
2) 10 minutes of my Rebounder
3) Drink 64 Oz. of water!
4) 10 Minutes of a Spark Video
5) Jump Rope every other Day

My Goals:
To be able to fit into my size 10 dress!!
Which I am getting closer too!!
WEIGHT BMI
187................29.3~DONE~
175................27.5~end of BLC 25~
I do so Love this JUMP!!
164................25.7
158................24.8

And My Wii Mii, will no longer tell me I am Overweight!!
Can't wait for this!!
and 40 pounds looks better than 50!!
Updated: 28 Days till my 55h Birthday which is May 24th
April 26, 2014
Off to update my Tracker to reflect this!!
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My Goals:
My Journey of 40 LBs to a healthier BMI WEIGHT........... BMI ~~186................28.7~4/16/14 ~~184................28.4
~~182................28.1
~~180................27.8
~~178................27.5
~~176................27.2
~~174................26.8
~~172................26.5
~~170................26.2
~~168................25.9
~~166................25.6
~~165................25.5
~~164................25.3 ;o)
~~162.................25
~~160.................24.7
~~ WooHoo!! Healthy BMI~~And My Wii Mii, will no longer tell me I am Overweight!!
~~155.................24.3
Then I will go from there...

My Program:
Though I have done well I can do better, So here I go!!
1. Hula-Hoop 10 Min.
2. Drink 64 oz. of Water or Unsweetened Tea
3. Only 2 cups of Coffee!!
4. Take my Folic Acid and Iron Pill everyday, which I should be doing anyway!!
5. Rebounding 10 Min. broken up into 2-5 Minute sessions


Personal Information:
Hello, I am a Wife, and Mom of 3 Young Men, one of whom was killed 12 years ago June 15, 2002. he was 18.
He has an Identical Twin brother who married a wonderful young lady ;o) and he is 30, and our first Grandchild will be 6 next Sept. 24th, that's him (Lane) with his Little Brother Cole, born 5/12/2013, yes he was born on Mother's Day!! And they have a little Sister, Caroline "Beau" Beau was born 12/11/2014 and is the cutest ever!!
My oldest son is living in New Orleans he is 33, and has a wonderful GF that he just proposed to today! They have their first Edwin, that is him on the bottom,And His name Edwin John, after both Grandparent's. ;o) and will,call him Edwin!! They are the lights of my life!!

OH Yeah!! and Last but not least I have been Very Happily married for 34 years!!
~~Laughter is The BEST Medicine~~ so ~~LAUGH everyday~~
I know this cuz I have a shirt that says so, and Yes it is Purple!!

Other Information:
~~Purple is MY COLOR~~
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Remember to give your Loved ones a BIG HUG and KISS everday cuz YOU JUST Never Know...
~~All YOU HAVE to do is PUT ONE FOOT in front of the Other~~
~~As Sung by Mr. Warlock (Ice Monster) in the Kris Kringle Christmas Special the one with the Meister-Burger-Burger-Meister~~



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TURTLE69
1/25/2015 1:46:16 PM

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1/20/2015 2:08:15 AM

~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~Laughter~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~

emoticon Laugh as much when you breathe, and love as long as you live.

emoticon Laughter is always the best medicine unless.....
you have diarrhea.

emoticon Laugh until your belly hurts and then just a bit more.

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~~~~"""Have a Thankful, Thoughtful "Tuesday"''~~~~
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12/27/2014 12:39:28 AM

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..........."Lets Take a Moment to Be Thankful""..........

For every accident that never happened,
For every grave illness that was not caught,
For every tornado that never formed.
And for every mean word withheld when we fought,

We can only see what's in front of us,
And can be thankful for what we've got,

But to really, truly embrace gratitude,
We have to also remember,
To always be thankful,
For every "never", "didn't", and "not".....

~~^^^^~~((~~))~~Barb~~((~~))~~^^^^~~
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11/27/2014 9:58:36 AM

Hey May, Have a Happy Thanksgiving emoticon this guy followed me iin, so I guess he wants to go to the castle with you for safe keeping.



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11/27/2014 1:35:50 AM

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---~~~ I am Thankful for ~~~---

**The taxes I pay because it means
I am employed.
**The clothes that fit a little too snug
because it means I have enough food to eat.
**My shadow who watches me work,
because it means I am out in the sunshine
**A lawn that needs to be mowed,
windows that have to be washed
and gutters that need fixing because
it means I have a home
**The spot I have found at the end
of a parking lot, because it means
I am capable of walking.
**All the complaining I hear about
our government, because it means
we have freedom of speech.
** The lady in church who sings off-key
because it means that I can hear.
**The huge piles of laundry and ironing
because it means my loved ones are near.
**The alarm that goes off in the early
morning hours because it
means that I am alive.
~~~~~~Unknown~~~~~~~

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~~~***~~~HAPPY THANKSGIVING~~~***~~~
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