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& SPARKPEOPLE are saving my life.

My journey with SparkPeople began in May 2009 when I weighed somewhere around (more than but the scale didn't go that high) 475 pounds. My doctor advised me to LOSE WEIGHT OR DIE. Because of that I went straight to the YMCA & got involved with their aquatic department. Thanks to water aerobics & swimming, I am healthier today than I have been in years. I not only participate but I teach WA & swim classes daily. Exercise in the water is the BEST way for me to lose weight & stay healthy without too much pain.

One day at a time, my life is changing for the better. I am blessed to be a part of a few awesome team families. The support & encouragement that I find on these teams is wonderful. I am PASSIONATE about leading the LOVELY LIMES BLC team famiy.
I am also involved in an awesome private Spark Team that helps me with my program. The team is called: FRIENDly Persuasion: a safe haven for friends It is a "friendship" team that provides a stress-free environment for loving, inspiring & supporting one another. If you are interested in joining me, on either team, send me a Spark Msg & I'll send you an invite.


Member Since: 5/25/2009

Fitness Minutes: 320,205

My Goals:
My long term goal is to reach my goal wt of 185. Ultimately, my goal is to be the healthiest and happiest that I can be & to continue to be an active member of the YMCA Aquatic staff where I teach water aerobics & swim lessons!

My Program:
I use the SP fitness & food trackers daily. Do at least 60 mins cardio, & 30 mins strength training 6 days a week! Stay active on SP finding & sharing motivation. LOVE MYSELF HEALTHY & spreading Kindness & Positiveness.

Personal Information:
My name is Dawn & I live in Martinsville VA. I have 2 grown sons & a "heart daughter". I have 14 grandchildren (7 biological & 7 "heart") My husband Paul is Welsh. Together we live with my eldest son & his wife & their two children. We have a HAPPY house (most days) and are very grateful. We live less than a half mile from our church where all of my family here in Mvlle attend. God is good.

Other Information:
my hobbies are: water aerobics & swimming , reading, crocheting, & spending time w/my grandchildren.

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    I see that you were enjoying a snow day two days back, Dawn. Strangest thing is that we have yet to have enough snowfall to make a baseball sized snowball. That is just fine with us! We know that snow is in our immediate future & the longer it holds off the better. I do know what you mean about enjoying being able to look out at a world with snow falling so peacefully & being able to enjoy such a scene from the warmth of one's dwelling = mega blessing! emoticon

    God bless!
    1 day ago
  • v TWEETYX2
    Thank you for the thorough and enjoyable reading the weekly team newsletter is. It is the best!
    2 days ago
    Enjoy the snow and your lovely family life. You are blessed to have a family!!!! emoticon
    3 days ago
  • v TWEETYX2
    I really enjoy reading the weekly newsletter and I feel that it is one of the most thoroughly done ones that I have read. This is but one thing that you do so well as our Lime team leader. emoticon
    3 days ago
    Thinking of you today, sweet Dawn, & praying that you are having one great Tuesday!

    God bless!

    emoticon , Ima
    11 days ago
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