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my sweet Callie crossed the Rainbow Bridge on March 11, 2015.

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2014 is winding down. Only a few more days to go. The past 18 months have certainly presented me with challenges. My mom died and then needing to undergo by-pass surgery on my heart just this summer. None of it was pleasant adn during that time I felt I was entitled to "let myself go." Even after the surgery when I should have been making every effort to improve my health. I got lazy and took it easy. Let me tell you, that was the worng thing to do. I felt I "deserved" some time off. It didn't help anything and actually made things worse. Now I am even heaveir than previously. Any progress I previously made has been erased. So I figured, "why wait until the new year to get the ball rolling?" So on the 18th of December I reset my Spark program and started new. A fresh beginning. God has opened my eyes and filled my heart with a new lease on life. I am grabbing hold with boths hands and feet. Anyone who tried to take it away from me will have a battle on their hands!!!!!

Member Since: 10/20/2010

My Goals:
1.) To take each day as it comes. Forgive myself for any mistakes and move on.
2.) Don't let the devil fill my mind with untruths.
3.) turn to God instead of food.

My Program:
Use the nutrition tracker daily.
Exercise daily for at least 10 minutes.Make healthy food choices.
Drink 8-10 glasses of water a day.

Personal Information:
My name is Susan and I live in Appomattox, VA. I am an RN but became disabled in 2005 after having my fourth stroke. I am happily married and own my own home on 11 acres of land. I live in the country and love it.

I did a video for my health insurance on their personal coaching program and it dealt with using a coach and weight loss. You can check it out at

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I love animals and have 8 indoor cats and an inside dog. I like reading Catherine Coulter FBI series. I completed the Rhema Correspondence Bible School and received my diploma.

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  • v RPCLEM2000
    Where are you at? We haven't heard from you on the ROLL CALL in quite a while. I hope everything is ok. Check in and let us know. I love and miss you very much.
    690 days ago
  • v NEOLE2682
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    Cheers, Nicole

    713 days ago
    Hope this finds you feeling well!

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    “Our true nature is bliss. That bliss is like the sun that always shines.” Debra Moffitt
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    Happy Labor Day!

    727 days ago
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    "When we give cheerfully and accept gratefully, everyone is blessed." Maya Angelou
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    Hope this finds you doing well.
    731 days ago
    HUGS! Glad you're on the road to recovery. Prayers that it continues.
    741 days ago
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