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Aug 4, 2001 The day Adam was dedicated to the Lord. He is in the white shirt and tie.





My favorite picture of me and Adam. Dec 24, 1995





Adam by the rose bush at home after his dedication.



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I'm Amber, I joined sparkpeople in 2009 but didn't stay with it, my life was full of turmoil and I was in a major depression after my only child, Adam, died playing the "choking game". I'm back now and ready to start over and get to be fit and healthy like I was working on when my son was alive. My son was my biggest cheerleader and I believe he still is just in a different form so now I rely on my workout partner, the best sister in the whole world to work out with me and encourage me. I ...
I'm Amber, I joined sparkpeople in 2009 but didn't stay with it, my life was full of turmoil and I was in a major depression after my only child, Adam, died playing the "choking game". I'm back now and ready to start over and get to be fit and healthy like I was working on when my son was alive. My son was my biggest cheerleader and I believe he still is just in a different form so now I rely on my workout partner, the best sister in the whole world to work out with me and encourage me. I wish everyone success in their journey to better health.

I disabled my food tracker because I'm using the bodybugg and have to account for my nutrition in their system in order for the machine to give accurate readings and don't want to have to input my food two times a day. I have left my fitness tracker open so I can have a weekly/monthly/yearly total for fitness minutes but I haven't been consistent in the last four months of 2011 of entering minutes because I enter the fitness minutes daily in my bodybugg to get accurate readings and I have to enter my minutes in noexcuseworkouts.com for my challenge minutes so adding them here is an added chore. The bonus for entering here is I can see my weekly/monthly/yearly total where I can't on the other two sites so I will try to be diligent in 2012.

The challenges are very motivating and I'm so very grateful for the people I have met along the way and for the people who put them together and the people that encourage and motivate one another.

I don't know if my weight would have continued to drop while sitting on the couch for 7 months healing (to date) without the challenges and working towards getting fitness minutes and keeping good nutrition habits. I'm very grateful for the 5% challenges and all of the support from the A Team.


If you need support, please let me know.

Peace, love, light, and blessings,
Amber, Adam's Mommy Forever
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Member Since: 8/24/2008

My Goals:
To be emotionally, physically, and spiritually balanced. To take control of my life and lose weight and become fit and healthy and get back to the activities I enjoy.

My Program:
Tracking my nutrition, exercising aerobically and strength training.

Other Information:
If you have kids in your life, please check out www.chokinggame.net I lost my 11 year old son on 28 Feb 2006 to this dangerous activity. If you have questions about the "choking game" please feel free to contact me through sparkmail or leave a message on my page.

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JENNY712
5/22/2012 11:55:22 AM

Hello! Here are some of my favorite Bible passages! HUGS!

Psalms 119: 103 How sweet are thy words unto my taste! yea, sweeter than honey to my mouth! K.J.V. in Public domain

Philippians 4:7And the peace of God, which passeth all understanding, shall keep your hearts and minds through Christ Jesus. 8Finally, brethren, whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things. K.J.V. in Public domain

Psalms 19:1The heavens declare the glory of God; and the firmament sheweth his handwork. K.J.V. in Public domain

Philippians 2:9 Wherefore God also hath highly exalted him, and given him a name which is above every name:
10 That at the name of Jesus every knee should bow, of things in heaven, and things in earth, and things under the earth; 11 And that every tongue should confess that Jesus Christ is Lord, to the glory of God the Father.K.J.V. in Public domain

Jude 1:21 Keep yourselves in the love of God, looking for the mercy of our Lord Jesus Christ unto eternal life. K.J.V. In public domain



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JENNY712
5/21/2012 11:41:46 AM

Hello! HUGS! Hope you have a blessed week! How are things going? I love the quotes of Corrie Ten Boom. Here is one quote and the site to brighten your day. HUGS! Jenny

"When a Christian shuns fellowship with other Christians, the devil smiles. When he stops studying the Bible, the devil laughs. When he stops praying, the devil shouts for joy."

Corrie Ten Boom dailychristianquote.com/dcqtenboom.h
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JENNY712
4/13/2012 9:50:14 AM

Mark 12:30And thou shalt love the Lord thy God with all thy heart, and with all thy soul, and with all thy mind, and with all thy strength: this is the first commandment.
31 And the second is like, namely this, Thou shalt love thy neighbour as thyself. There is none other commandment greater than these. K.J.V. in Public Domain



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ASOBFALLS
4/9/2012 12:28:44 AM

May the JOY of Easter stay in your heart all Week! emoticon



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JENNY712
4/2/2012 4:00:56 PM

This Bible passage has been such a blessing for me and I wanted to share it with you!

Isaiah 40 :28Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? there is no searching of his understanding.
29He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength.
30Even the youths shall faint and be weary, and the young men shall utterly fall:
31But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. K.J.V. Inpublic domain.
Isa. 40 :28Hast thou not known? hast thou not heard, that the everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary? there is no searching of his understanding.
29He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength.
...31But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run, and not be weary; and they shall walk, and not faint. K.J.V. Inpublic domain.


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