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Valentine's Day 2010 ~ With my granddaughter Velouria





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From FLAB to FAB ~ one workout at a time!

Hi! I'm Angie, and I'm 51 years old. I'm from London, England, but now reside in Ohio. I'm a wife, mother of five, and grandmother of one gorgeous baby girl! I have been a Spark member since 2006, and this site has changed my life! I am so much more conscious of my eating habits now, and regular strength training & cardio is keeping my body strong and fit!

Confession: I let my good habits slide and I'm now starting afresh. My weight loss ticker has been reset to the date of ...
Hi! I'm Angie, and I'm 51 years old. I'm from London, England, but now reside in Ohio. I'm a wife, mother of five, and grandmother of one gorgeous baby girl! I have been a Spark member since 2006, and this site has changed my life! I am so much more conscious of my eating habits now, and regular strength training & cardio is keeping my body strong and fit!

Confession: I let my good habits slide and I'm now starting afresh. My weight loss ticker has been reset to the date of my recommitment: 1/4/2012.

I am focusing on developing lean muscle and bringing my body fat percentage down. On a day-to-day basis, I try to keep my protein, calcium, & vitamin D intake up, and my sodium intake down.)

My big hobby is metal detecting, and I take my hobby very seriously! I am fascinated with anything old, and my aim when 'dirt fishing' is to find historical artifacts, especially old coins. I will dig ANYWHERE (with permission!) but my main relic hunting sites are an old farm (at least 150 years old) and a state lake and its grounds.

I am also an avid photographer, with a keen interest in nature and astrophotography. You can view my Flickr Photostream here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/truebritgal/

I also enjoy making scented soy wax candles, and there are always candles burning inside our home! They are so welcoming, with their cozy, warm glow, and they really do make a house a home!

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Member Since: 10/18/2006

SparkPoints: 30,496

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My Goals:
To become physically fit, and to lose weight in order to feel comfortable in my clothes, and comfortable with myself!

To make smart, healthy eating choices. When I''m lean and healthy, I feel more confident and outgoing, and my energy is boundless!

My Program:
I track my workout routine with my Polar F11 heart rate monitor. I do about 45 minutes of cardio at least four times a week, and strength train at home at least three times a week, using weights, stability ball, and resistance band. I also enjoy working out to exercise DVDs, especially Leslie Sansone's walk-at-home series, and Turbo Jam! The Firm workouts are also favorites.

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My name is Angie, and I'm 51 years old. I was born and raised in England, but have lived in Ohio for many years. I'm a Christian, and homeschool our children. I'm teaching three of our children at two grade levels. My husband is so loving, patient and supportive, and I thank the Lord for him constantly!

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I let things slide in 2011, and as of December 30, I'm about 19 lb heavier! This is the year I hope to drop to my goal weight. I have 30 lb to lose, and muscle to gain!

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MIAOWMIAOW
11/8/2014 9:49:55 PM

Hey there! Glad to see you're still here! Congrats on the 17lb weightloss :) I had gained some back but I'm getting back on track. I Forgot how hard it was getting started exercising again lol sooo sore all the time!



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NATPLUMMER
9/3/2014 9:33:53 AM

I'm Natalie one of the Leaders of the C25K- Running for Beginners Team. I just wanted to welcome you and invite you to participate on the boards and in the challenges. If you have any questions feel free to post on the boards or shoot me a SparkMail. Happy running!




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MARILYNS66
2/18/2012 6:44:17 PM

Greetings from the team leaders of Calling Christian Women - we look forward to you coming and sharing with us on the group




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CINDILP
2/3/2012 9:55:39 PM

Welcome to Funny I Don't Feel 50 or 60, Its All Good.
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FAMEFIT
11/21/2011 9:59:53 PM

HEY!!!! how are you?? its been soooo long!! i hope you are doing well? thanks so much for the support it really means alot to me. its all silliness really but its easier / better to vent on here than eat my face off lol




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