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So I'm starting all over again. I am a 50 something kindergarten teacher, mother of four grown children and 7 grandchildren. I've been a member of SP for a long time, but have also been away for a long time. My spark didn't dim, it went out. I put my health on the back burner to take care of others, and now I'm paying the price. I have discovered that if I want to take care of others, I have to take care of ME first. I am dealing with some serious problems due to arthritis and degenerative disc disease, so I am going to focus on healthy eating and doing what exercise I can.

Member Since: 6/8/2007

Fitness Minutes: 95,766

My Goals:
To get healthy.
To get to a healthy weight.
To eat healthy.
Exercise at least 10 minutes a day.

My Program:
I am tracking all of my food on the nutrition tracker. I am going to do as much exercise as I can- starting with 10 minutes a day.

Personal Information:
My name is Karen. I'm originally from sunny CA, spent 10 years living in Idaho (I love it there!), and currently live in the Kentuckiana area ( I live in IN but work in KY). I have four children, two girls and two boys. I have SEVEN grandchildren, who mean the world to me. I have two less than intelligent but lovable basset hounds, a kitty named Tigger, and a wonderful fiance, Mike.

Other Information:
I love to play my flute, garden, cook, scrapbook, and read. I'll read just about anything, but I'm a sucker for a good romance. I also enjoy writing stories. I'm a serious Tigger addict- I love his optimistic outlook and energy.

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  • v KAREN2LOSE55
    Thank you for adding me back! I'm wishing you all the best with your journey. I love your cute Karen page too! emoticon emoticon
    797 days ago
  • v KAREN2LOSE55
    Hi Karen, after seeing you so much on the joint replacement team, I thought that it was about time to come and add you. Well, with the same name, we must have something in common. emoticon I hope that this finds you doing well and I know that I'll see you around on the replacement team. That team and all those good friends have been so awesome at supporting everyone before, during and after their replacements. I don't know what I'd do without them. Have a good rest of the week!

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    798 days ago
  • v WILDKAT781
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    Thank you so much for visiting my “New Beginning” blog!!!! I really appreciate your support!!!

    1022 days ago
    Hooray for your fitness minutes and more water aerobics, Karen. Mine is at noon today!
    1075 days ago
    Great job on your water aerobics!!
    1093 days ago
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