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Eastern gray tree frog on my hostas one morning.





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Rose "Hansa" (rugosa variety introduced in 1905)



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Looking to the Future

I am a busy wife and mother of three, two of them grown, one almost grown. I am also a caregiver to my parents.

One of the greatest things in life is being functional and healthy in old age. That is my ultimate goal in joining Spark People. I have really appreciated all the support from everyone.

My time with Spark People has shown me that I didn't know myself as well as I thought. What I have learned has gotten me closer to my goals.

If you could sum ...
I am a busy wife and mother of three, two of them grown, one almost grown. I am also a caregiver to my parents.

One of the greatest things in life is being functional and healthy in old age. That is my ultimate goal in joining Spark People. I have really appreciated all the support from everyone.

My time with Spark People has shown me that I didn't know myself as well as I thought. What I have learned has gotten me closer to my goals.

If you could sum up my life the past few years, it would be this phrase, "the face of Alzheimer's." I don't have it, but my life is dominated by it. Both of my parents have Alzheimer's/dementia, along with multiple medical problems that are certainly related to their lifestyle through the years.
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Member Since: 12/24/2012

SparkPoints: 23,500

Fitness Minutes: 15,115

My Goals:
Lose at least 30 pounds.

Lower blood pressure.

More energy.

Never have diabetes.

My Program:
Get 8 hours of sleep a night.

Drink 8 glasses of water a day.

Eat in calorie range. Lots of fruits and vegetables. Some carb cutback.

Walking every day. Biking during summer. Gardening. Treadmill.

Don't quit.


Personal Information:
I live in snow country. It also gets hot in the summer. The seasons are a big factor in my life. This is also farm country.

I like organic gardening and using heirloom seeds.

I like nature photography.

I am a lifelong learner.

My husband and I have been married 37 years.


Other Information:
I have been called Pollyanna at times. :)

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HABITATVITALITY
12/27/2015 1:27:05 AM

OMGosh Norovirus! Hope you are recovering as well as you can and you know all the basics of good food and lots of rest.... emoticon



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12/3/2015 5:51:49 PM

emoticon My friend, just stopping by to wish you a very Happy December emoticon emoticon emoticon

Hope it is a great month for us all emoticon Jackie



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HICKOK-HALEY
11/11/2015 1:57:20 PM

I buy a green tea that has a hint of strawberry. It is so good.
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It last a long time too. Hope your day is a good one. emoticon
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RDEE22
10/22/2015 8:10:57 PM

Thank you so much for my Carnation. They are one of my favourite flowers. Have a lovely Friday! emoticon



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8/11/2015 10:22:22 AM

emoticon Thank you so much, love flowers. Hope you are having a fun day. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Jackie



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