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Me and hubby Sept 2008




Sun River Valley near Augusta, Mt.


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I'm a 64 yr. old retired healthcare worker. The most important things in my life are my family, friends, and my Christian faith.
My name is Pearle.

My favorite saying is: " I didn't intend to do anything today, and so far I am right on schedule!"
I am trying to change that though, by becoming more active.


Member Since: 1/11/2008

Fitness Minutes: 7,228

My Goals:
To loose weight, excersise and live a healthier lifestyle .
The weight loss is going slower than I had anticipated, but I will get to my goal eventully


My Program:
Counting calories and joined CURVES for excersise.
I go 3 times a week.
Don't think I could do it by myself. Sparkpeople is a Godsend! I love it.



Personal Information:
I was born in Vermont and lived there until shortly after my marriage . We moved to my husbands home state of Montana in 1968. Have lived here since. It's a great place to live!!
Together we raised 3 wonderful daughters who are beautiful inside and out. They are my best friends!
My hubby of 41 years and I started camping about 7 years ago and LOVE it. There are so many beautiful places to camp here in Montana.
My passion is Hospice work. I was employed by our local hospital's Hospice Department for 11 years. I worked mostly graveyard shift as a CNA and Respite Aide. I started out as a volunteer, and have now gone back to that.


Other Information:
I like movies. Just about everything except science fiction or violence. Actors I like are RobinWilliams, Dustin Hoffman, Jack Nicolson,
Meryl Streep, Glen Close, Diane Keaton.
I spent 6 years (almost every day) researching and compiling information for my geneology. I used Family Tree Maker Program and had so much fun finding out about both sides of my family and my husbands. I did it so my 3 children and 8 grandchildren would know their heritage.
I sing in our church choir and have held many offices in the various churches where I've been a member.




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  • v HEALTHYBEAR24
    Hello Pearle. I'm Esther and pleased to meet you and your family.
    1329 days ago
  • v RETRACMJ
    Thought I would stop by and see how things were going in your world. I liked the pictures - the moose was great!!

    Later.
    2658 days ago
  • v CWAITES
    Hi! Just dropping by to chat. I love your pictures. Montana and Colorado are two of the states I would dearly love to visit. The mountain shots are just beautiful! And the albino moose! How cool is that?
    Are you still involved in hospice work? A friend of mine recently lost her father and the hospice people were so important to their whole family. It would be a very rewarding and very difficult job at the same time.
    We would love to have you join us sometime on the Photobugs team page. Your snow pictures would fit right into our February challenge of 'weather pics'!
    Hope you are having a great week!
    Cheri
    co-leader of Photobugs

    2775 days ago
  • v ROSANNEDK
    Thanks for stoppin by the Curves team board! I will be posting more questions soon so come on back by and let us get to know you better. :)
    Looking forward to talking to you again!

    emoticon Rosanne
    2776 days ago
  • v ANNIE48
    Hi Pearle, you have got to be kidding me!!!! Isn't that something that we both just got back from Alaska!!!! Yes, we loved it too. It also was our first cruise, and we really enjoyed it. I wouldn't mind going back in 5 or 6 years. We were on the Sapphire Princess. Which one were you on?
    By the way, you really have done well on losing wt. Congrats. Hugs, Annie
    2891 days ago
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