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I am a 71 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 71 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: 132.8 

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Member Since: 5/4/2009

SparkPoints: 146,639

Fitness Minutes: 190,674

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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5/5/2015 9:41:06 PM

I knew I had spelled Zephyr wrong, but didn't know where to find the correct spelling....LOL
Sounds like you know that area pretty well. This last DH and I were married in So. Tahoe in 2002 so we usually go up there every April 1st....Yes, the day is significant and easy to remember.....good for us oldsters!!
Is the Thunderbird the old Sahara? I know my first husband the kids dad and I use to spend a lot of time there. Things have certainly changed as have most places. I used to spend time in LasVegas too and really can't relate there anymore......Read today that another old big casino bit the dust! Sad in my book...:( No longer a smoker, I hate going into a lot of the big clubs....even though they have special areas for smoking and a superb air purifying system, it still "stinks".....reformed smokers are the worst and most vocal about it! LOL!

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5/5/2015 7:23:37 PM

Yes, Gretchen......good eye! It was taken when I was at a quilt retreat at Zepher Point. My girlfriend and I had a lower floor room that looked out at this view.....Weren't we lucky????? The picture is now about 5 years old. Tahoe is still a beautiful lake but the surrounding forest is terribly dry and the poor town is different now too. Have you been up there lately?

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4/29/2015 9:04:45 PM

It's hotter where you live. In the mid 80's here. A nice breeze now at least.

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4/25/2015 7:30:11 PM

Thank goodness it was negative. You must have been so worried. Hugs for Weaver!!

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4/25/2015 7:20:02 PM

Why did Weaver have surgery? Hope he is doing well!

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