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Thing 1 and Thing 2 settling in for a snuggle after playtime.

Zachadoodle, Hurricane Brodie, and Emmy-Mouse...Grandma's besties!!

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When I first joined this site, I wrote "Life goes on, and I'm tired of sitting on the sidelines watching." I've spent the vast majority of my life sitting on the sidelines...mostly because I just wouldn't allow myself to join in, to be happy, or to be successful!! Pretty dumb, eh? (Ya, I'm Canadian)

If John Glenn could go into space at 77, and Katsusuke Yanagisawa could climb Mt Everest at 71, even though I'm a 57 year old grandma, it's not too late for me either. It's not going to be easy, but my life alarm has been going off too many times lately for me to ignore it any more. My body is falling apart from abuse and neglect, and if I don't do something NOW, I won't be able to walk without a cane in a few years...definitely not something I want to have happen any time soon!!

I'm also going to get back to my blogging...I've been away from my writing from far too long, and at least the people here understand what I'm going through!

Member Since: 5/8/2007

Fitness Minutes: 6,986

My Goals:
To be able to walk up a flight of stairs without getting out of breath.

To be able to play horsie with my DGKs for more than 5 minutes without having to rest.

To be able to buy clothes somewhere other than the plus-sizes department!!

To get my blood sugar and blood pressure levels under control.

To learn to enjoy having an active life again.

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Spring 2016 5% Challenge goals:

Eat sensibly and in moderation, adding more water and freggies.

Walk dogs daily (weather permitting)

Aquasize 1X/week

Tai Chi 1X/week

DDP Yoga 2X week

Take ALL medications

Find new ways to add activity to my life every week.

Be an active team member.

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  • v AMY_1217
    For anybody interested in participating in a BLC, please go to my page and click the BL Spring Challenge ALL Teams team. You can join the all-teams page and put your name on the list for the Summer challenge! If you'd like to join my team, the Dazzling Diamonds, let me know and I'll get you signed up for our team!
    There are 10 teams, 24 team members each, and it's a 10 week challenge!
    Come join in the fun, meet some great people and work toward your goals!!!

    14 days ago
    CONGRATULATIONS on the results for this week's 5% Spring Challenge fellow Tiger Monarch!!!
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    35 days ago
  • v SPARKFRAN514
    Thanks for the reminder for team weigh in the scales may not have moved but i have learned why by completing the team challenge of tracking our food go tiger monarchs we can do it.
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    Let your true colors show
    Take yourself lightly
    Look for the sweetness in life
    Take time to smell the flowers
    Catch a breeze
    Treat yourself like a monarch!
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    43 days ago
    Hi Cory, you're the yoga cat
    and the leader of my break-out group.
    Looking forward to getting to know you. Let's rock this challenge!
    Go Tiger Monarchs
    55 days ago
    I'm sorry I missed your day in the spotlight! I hope it was a great one, good luck in the challenge. You can do it!!

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    243 days ago
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