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I am a 70 year old grandmother that just wants to stay healthy. I live on 5 acres with my husband, dog and chickens. We are not the traveling kind and are living our dream.
I am a 70 year old grandmother that just wants to stay healthy. I live on 5 acres with my husband, dog and chickens. We are not the traveling kind and are living our dream.

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 current weight: 134.2 

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Member Since: 5/4/2009

SparkPoints: 121,611

Fitness Minutes: 175,579

My Goals:
Reached my 125 goal today, June 21, 2010, now I think I will try for 120.

Well, today, March 2, 2013, my goal again is to get to 125 and maintain the weight once I get there. I kind of let myself slip when I started having back pain. I need to get a grip. I only need to lose 13 pounds to be where I want to be.

Today is March 17, 2015 and my goal is to get to 130.

My Program:
Going to the gym a minimum of 3 days a week for strength and cardio, Monday, Wednesday and Friday. Tuesday and Thursday strength, stretching and recumbent bike at home. Hula Hooping 5 minutes per day at least once a day.

Personal Information:
I was born in Albany, California, moved to Vacaville, California when I was 5 and lived there most of my life. My husband and I retired to Oroville, California in 2002. My Grandmother, Father and I were all born and raised in California so that makes me 3rd genertion.

Other Information:
I love to garden. I have five different gardens on our 5 acres not counting my vegetable garden. I have a cactus garden, lantana garden, a verbena garden, iris garden and a garden with evergreen schrubs that bloom. I also have a 24" border around my house with different plants. I put the gardens where there were big rocks so my husbund would not mow over the rocks while we were developing our property. Now the gardens are part of our landscaping.

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Member Comments:
4/24/2015 9:44:01 PM

I just went back and looked at your photo gallery and there are quite a few where you DO have big smiles! Your highschool pic (what a beauty, I can see why that handsome guy had his eye on you); and with your mother; and the pic with your daughter and the bridesmaid.

So there, you can do it: will just have to practice!!

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4/24/2015 9:37:17 PM

I love chickpeas! Do you still live in California? And, thank you for the goodie you sent me!

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4/17/2015 7:53:30 PM

Turkish Get Up is very hard to describe but basically you hold a Kettlebell or Dumbbell over your head while you get up from lying on the floor, then lay back down with the Weight staying above your head at all times. You can Google a Demo.

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4/12/2015 8:50:44 PM

Welcome to shutterbugs….
Hi!! So glad you joined us in our Shuttlebug team!
We have so much fun on this team. We love to share our photos with each other and to comment on them.

Just for fun we post weekly photo assignments. You are invited to participate in this with us if you are interested.

Please check in the General Discussion section for the Photo Assignments.
Each assignment has complete directions in the very first post of the assignment which will be on page one, scroll to the bottom of the page.
You are welcome to add pictures to any of the assignments.
Or just add a comment to pictures other team members have shared.

If you have any questions be sure and ask, either on a team or you are welcome to email me.
I will be looking forward to seeing your photos!!

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4/6/2015 4:33:27 PM

Gretchen: I think the girls name was Jeanette

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