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I have been sparking for 2 years now. I'm a single mom with 3 grown children and 1 1/2 grandsons. I am constantly evolving and growing (mentally and emotionally) BUT I am also shrinking--physically.

I lived most of my life as a size 7 or 9. I was that woman others hated because I was thin and they weren't. Then about 12 years ago, I began emotional eating and gained---drum roll----60-70 pounds. I hated it! I spent the first year on SP losing 40 pounds. I spent the past year gaining and losing 15 pounds. I could kick myself in the rear. I now weigh what I did a year ago (which happens to be what I weighed when I delivered my last child) Now it's time to really move forward. I have re-committed myself to this program whole-heartedly.

One of my life changing sayings---I can't remember where I found this, but I didn't create it:

Life is too short to wake up with regrets.
Love the people who treat you right.
Forget about the ones who don't.
Believe everything happens for a reason.
If you get a second chance, grab it with both hands.
If it changes your life, let it.
Nobody said life would be easy.
They just promised it would be worth it.


Member Since: 6/21/2011

Fitness Minutes: 20,411

My Goals:
right now, I just want to get back to doing all of the healthy things I was doing 2 months ago!


My Program:
I will achieve my goals by continuing to trust God, eating a healthy diet, exercising regularly, and never stop learning new ways to improve.



Personal Information:
I live in a rural area a little north of Memphis, TN. I have become a healthy lifestyle advocate by teaching those close to me everything I learn about food production, whole foods, and healthy eating. I recycle, reunse, and try to make my carbon footprint as small as possible.


Other Information:
I love kitties!

I think I'm actually beginning to understand bacterial genetics. And that's a little scary!




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  • v THINFITFEMINIST
    Are you still sparking? Haven't seen you around these parts in quite a while. Hope you are staying strong on your program and getting results.

    Karen
    788 days ago
  • v -BLESSINGS-
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    ~Hello My Friend~

    emoticon Wishing you a ~ Happy Mothers Day ~ emoticon

    emoticon ~ I am Hoping you Have a LOVEly Day ~ emoticon


    ~LOVE & BLESSings ALLways ~ Deby

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    805 days ago
  • v MONTANAWALKER
    emoticon A = Always strive for a combined mind, body and soul balance!
    emoticon P = Plan variety in nutrition, fitness and well-being goals!
    emoticon R = Relax and have fun! Enjoy your journey to being a healthier you!
    emoticon I = Inspire others by sharing your success!
    emoticon L = Live a healthy lifestyle because no one can replace you!

    The old adage "April Showers Bring May Flowers" makes me think we can train in the rain to bloom in May! Let's rain down our enthusiasm with "We CAN DO IT" commitment, dedication and perseverance toward our combined health, nutrition, fitness and inner well-being goals for the whole month!

    846 days ago
  • v -BLESSINGS-
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    ~Hello my SPARKling Friend~
    I hope all is well with you and yours....

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    ~May You Find this SPRING filled with an Abundance of LOVE~
    ~BLESSings ALLways~ Deby

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    852 days ago
  • v MONTANAWALKER
    The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect and beginning the work of becoming yourself. - Anna Quindlen.
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    You gain strength, courage and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. I lived through this horror. I can take the next thing that comes along. You must do the thing you think you cannot do. - Eleanor Roosevelt
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    No road is too long for him who advances slowly and does not hurry, and no attainment is beyond his reach who equips himself with patience to achieve it. ~ Jean de La Bruyere
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    855 days ago
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