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Here's me in my very first 1 mile race. #373. Nice pink pants! Wish my hair stil looked like that:)





That's me in purpe 5/3/08 my first 1/2 marathon!



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Welcome back Jenny.

Taking an active posture toward life is important to me. What does that mean? For years, I thought my circumstances dictated much of what I could or couldn't do. There was always something or someone I could blame for the state of my weight, my finances and even my mental state.

While it has taken me awhile, a few trips around the mountain, I am finally free to be me. I am free to actively participate in the direction of my life. I realize there are no guarantees, and that life can ...
Taking an active posture toward life is important to me. What does that mean? For years, I thought my circumstances dictated much of what I could or couldn't do. There was always something or someone I could blame for the state of my weight, my finances and even my mental state.

While it has taken me awhile, a few trips around the mountain, I am finally free to be me. I am free to actively participate in the direction of my life. I realize there are no guarantees, and that life can deal some blows. But, the important thing to me is realizing my worth and my hopes are not hitched to my goals. The goals are have are there to move me toward a life that most closely represents the Jenny I was created to be.

When setbacks or tough circumstances come, sure I can get mad or sad, but I can also learn and grow.

I'm on here to actively engage in my life's journey. No more posture of just "rolling with the punches" or dealing with the cards I have been dealt. I have a choices and decisions to make. Those choices and decisions will lead to a destination. I want that destination to be a healthy, beautiful, and inspiring destination. My choices must lead me down that path,






5/3/08 First 1/2 Mara complete!

3/29/08 Ran 10 miles under 12 minute mile pace. Almost there...

3/15/08 Ran 9 miles avg pace 12:15 / mile all while a smidge ill. Woohoo.

3/1/08 Ran 6miles. Kept a pace of 12 min/mile!

2/20/08 My new record miles are 4.5 miles. Speediest miles: 2 miles in 20 minutes. Pressing on!

2/14/08
I am currently training for a half marathon that takes place the first wekend in May.

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CELEBRATING:
A year's worth of emails to my Sparkfriend Michelle. Accountability will keep you in the game!
Working out regularly
Running over 13 miles.
Raising money for charity.
Being consistent.
Finding spark.
Being more and more fit each year even if the scale doesn't always agree.
Knowing God is with me every step of the way.





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Member Since: 12/2/2007

SparkPoints: 14,606

Fitness Minutes: 19,726

My Goals:
182 by 5/20/15

My Program:
Workouts:

Sundays: Total Gym/Mud Run Circuit
Saturdays/Mondays: pilates

Tues, Wed, Th: Walks/Cardio 30plus min

Rest Days: Fridays

Daily Habits:
Watch something motivational.
Review my goals.
Pray
Positive Confessions.

Personal Information:
I'm a mom of two boys who are just about ready to fly out of my nest. Married 17 years...it's been a journey. We're changing together.
Working on getting my outside and my inside to match. Inside, I'm an athlete. Outside, I'm working on it.


Other Information:
Been on this roller coaster ride a long time. Found that I can be my own little science experiment. It's the best way to view the journey. Rather than pass/fail...the objective is to learn and grow.

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SHARON10002
7/31/2015 11:39:36 PM

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emoticon A - A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it
emoticon W - Walk your talk.
emoticon E - Every day is a chance to begin anew.
emoticon S - Stop worrying about missed opportunities and start looking for new ones.
emoticon O - Opportunities are easily lost while waiting for perfect conditions.
emoticon M - Make today count!
emoticon E - Either you run the day, or the day runs you.


emoticon A - All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
emoticon U - Unlimited opportunities are waiting for you today.
emoticon G - Great changes may not happen right away; over time many raindrops will fill a pool.
emoticon U - Until you decide to change, nothing else will change.
emoticon S - Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.
emoticon T - Today you CAN succeed!
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SHARON10002
7/31/2015 12:07:45 PM

Happy Friday !! emoticon
♥ .•*´¨ ) ..•*¨) -:¦:-Just dropping by to say Hi and
(. ;.•.♥ Leaving a sprinkling of good wishes especially for you ♥.•*¨)
♥.•*¨-:¦:-. ;.•.♥ -:¦:-Hope July is ending on a high note for you.
♥ .•*´¨ ) I hope you remembered to put on your I Can Do It Attitude for today!•*¨) -:¦:-
♥.•*¨-:¦:-. ;.•.♥ -:¦:-Remember to take some time today just for you to restore balance, vitality, and happiness.
(. ;.•.♥ Most of all, remember that you are so loved!♥.•*¨)
♥.•*¨-:¦:-. ;.•.♥ -:¦:-Let's all start the weekend right by doing our Friday Happy Dance!
-:¦:- Have a wonderful weekend!
´¨¨)) -:¦:Sparkle On! ¸.•´ .•´¨¨))
((¸¸.•´ ..•´ Sharon ..'))-:¦:--:¦:- ((¸¸.•´*

Hope you'll join me later for Friday Happy Hour!



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SHARON10002
7/28/2015 11:42:21 PM

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“Fear is stupid. So are regrets.” – Marilyn Monroe

This quote is such a short, yet powerful expression of timeless truth.
Fear and regret never brought anything good to anyone.
Instead of regretting and mourning about past failures, let's consciously direct our thoughts toward the wonderful present moment, and let’s joyfully contemplate our bright and happy future.
No matter how hard your current situation might seem - remember - There is a rainbow after the rain!
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SPARKELSTAR
7/28/2015 10:30:39 PM

I expect this Rash will be Fully Gone In a Couple of Hours, till then the Anti-Histamine has me kinda Knocked Out!!! Eventually, I'll Spark-Mail U a Longer Reply!!! THX AGAIN!!!! xoxo ❤ Constance / SparkelStar



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SPARKELSTAR
7/28/2015 10:27:33 PM

THX SO MUCH 4 U'R NOTE!!! I CAN'T REPLY AT LENGTH NOW, BEAU IS HERE & I'VE SUDDENLY DEVELOPED A TERRIBLE RASH, ALL OVER MY BELLY, BREASTS, & THIGHS... I'M HORRIFIED!!! I TOOK AN ANTIHISTAMIN & SOAKED IN A BAKING SODA BATH... Its a Little Better!!



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