BUTTRFLI26
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I'm a74 year young woman who had finally reached her goal and was seeing less of herself in the mirror. Then, things started to fall apart and I have regained about 1/2 of the weight I lost. So, it's back to the challenge of losing once again. My body seems to rebel after a certain period of time on any one program. I have 2 children, 3 step-children, and 4 grand daughters. My hubby is a super guy who really tries to be supportive and is most of the time. He brought happiness and sunshine into my world when we met online about 12 1/2 years ago. We were married 5 weeks after we met and he proceeded to ply me with his culinary talents....then we were both about 40 pounds heavier and struggling to "see less of each other".....!! I had lost almost 40 lbs now and felt great. He is still trying but his will power isn't quite as strong as mine is. I feel much healthier now and am glad that I had lost most of that weight prior to my health scare a couple of summers ago as it made all the tests, etc. much easier to endure. Thank you to all my Spark Friends who have cared and supported me as well as cried with me - you are all the greatest......

Member Since: 5/3/2006

Fitness Minutes: 4,776

My Goals:
My main goal is to lose the weight that found me the past 10 years. I have had a weight problem all my life and I need to find a way to trick my body into doing what it needs to do - shed those pounds!! By losing the weight I will feel better health-wise and definitely like myself better....Fortunatley I found the way to motivate my body, now I just need to keep myself motivated in order to keep the pounds off.....


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I am currently using the SP tools and following the WW plan on home due to limited funds. I have joined the WW at Home team here and know that will give me the support we all so desperately need.



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I was born and raised in Rochester, NY. Moved to Florida in 1978 so am now a native by "osmosis". I always say I''m a Yankee by birth, Rebel by choice. I have 2 natural children, 3 step-children and 4 grand daughters. My son and his wife moved down here last August from Rochester and live about 5 miles from us. My daughter moved over here in February and will be living about 2 miles from us. She and her hubby have gone their separate ways so she is really starting all over again. My stepson and his wife live Alexandria, VA and my step daughter lives in Rhode Island. WE have 4 grand daughters but none of them live close to us. I have a brother in southern GA and a niece and nephew in Rochester area.


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I enjoy reading historical romance books as well as historical fiction. I like a lot of different authors but am really into Nora Roberts, Debbie Macomber, and Fern Michaels right now. Also enjoy Nicholas Sparks books.




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  • v SHARON10002
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    H - Here we are today with a brand new slate,
    A - As we look for ways to diminish our weight,
    P - Positively sharing love lifting each other every day,
    P - Placing them back on the path from which they did stray,
    Y - Yet at the same time we re-focus our sights and unite,

    N - Now we move forward with renewed resolve and delight,
    E - Emerging from our cocoon of daily struggles and strife,
    W - We pledge to do whatever it takes for us to live a healthier life.

    Y - Yes today as we rekindle our own, and collective, Spark,
    E - Every one of us working our goals toward the mark,
    A - As we see the results of our efforts decrease our weight,
    R - Reaching for our dreams to make our lives great!
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    21 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
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    All growth springs forth from venturing out into the unknown. Out there beyond those fateful frontiers of your perceived limits lives your greatness. Akshay Nanavati
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    The best way to give to others is not with presents – but with your presence. That’s truly your gift Debbie Allen
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    We are the actors, writers, creators, producers and directors of our life and can re-write and re-create anything, anytime . . . Carly Alyssa Thorne
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    Become a student of life. Keep your mind open, seek the truth, get out of your box, cross barriers, and keep your eyes peeled for growth opportunities. Lissa Rankin
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