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Awaken Your Spirit to Adventure...

Awaken your spirit to adventure;
Hold nothing back, learn to find ease in risk;
Soon you will be home in a new rhythm,
For your soul senses the world that awaits you.

~ John O'Donohue ~

�..we ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented...? Actually, who are you not to be?"

Marianne Williamson

Here is to 2015 Sparkfriends.
Awaken your spirit to adventure;
Hold nothing back, learn to find ease in risk;
Soon you will be home in a new rhythm,
For your soul senses the world that awaits you.

~ John O'Donohue ~

�..we ask ourselves, who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, handsome, talented...? Actually, who are you not to be?"

Marianne Williamson

Here is to 2015 Sparkfriends.


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Member Since: 11/28/2009

SparkPoints: 17,472

Fitness Minutes: 50,150

My Goals:
Goals�..yes indeed.

1. Exercise, (walk, garden, bike) 5 days a week.
2. Visit the gym for resistance exercise 1 day a week.
3. Record exercise each time.
4. Track calories 2-3 days a week minimum.
5. Spend time reading spiritual, motivational or poetry daily.
6. Visit the hiking trails near my home at least weekly when the trails are not ice covered.
7. Visit my Spark Pages every day.

Strive every day to be healthy, physically and spiritually.

Move through setbacks. Don't allow depression to interfere with moving forward.

Stay positive and focused.

My Program:
Faithfully tracking food and calories. Walking or gym 5 days a week this winter. Will turn it up several notches in the spring and begin biking.

Deal with setbacks positively.

Personal Information:
Turned 65 this year.... (yikes) and have worked as an RN for 30 years. Retired Diabetes Educator.


Other Information:
Gardening, hiking, biking. watching classic movies. Enjoying podcasts. Listening to podcasts, reading poetry. My wife and I love spontaneous road trips.
Fav poets:
Mary Oliver
Ted Kooser
e. e. cummings
Charles Bukowski
David Whyte
John O'Donahue

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Member Comments:
SHARONSIZE8
6/27/2015 1:11:04 PM

Thanks for coming by to welcome me back to the Firecrackers. I am happy to be back and excited about this challenge! I feel like I finally have my motivation back, and I'm ready to do what it takes to take back my health! Let's do this together! Go Firecrackers!!! emoticon emoticon



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LIGHTLY_
6/26/2015 11:09:30 AM

Right on Firecracker! Let's do make this summer a successful one! Go Team! emoticon



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NANCYINKANSAS
6/26/2015 9:14:41 AM

GOOD MORNING SUNSHINE!
Thanks for coming over for a visit. I am ready to get going on this summer challenge! Hopefully I can make a dent in things this season. I've been eating very healthy and ready to visit the elliptical and treadmill again!

Hope you have a FABULOUS weekend! I will have both kids home and other family over, so it should be lots of fun!

Warmly,
Nancy



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KALISWALKER
6/25/2015 1:18:43 AM

emoticon emoticon I am cheering for you. It will take work but I know we can be successful this summer. All the best to you! Please keep in touch.



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EMMAMINNIE
6/23/2015 7:15:41 AM

Welcome once again Firecracker! This time to the Summer 5% Challenge. We're so happy you're with us. emoticon
Let's spark!

The Firecrackers team leaders



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