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My name is Grace and I live in NM. I finally understand what it means to make a lifestyle change. I lost and regained weight in my first two years on Sparks because I was dieting and then going 'off' my diet. It was the third year that I made a sincere lifestyle change. I now eat whatever I want - in moderation - and I exercise almost every day. I have some ups and downs but they're minimal because I get back into my new lifestyle as soon as the scale goes up a pound or two. Some of my ...
My name is Grace and I live in NM. I finally understand what it means to make a lifestyle change. I lost and regained weight in my first two years on Sparks because I was dieting and then going 'off' my diet. It was the third year that I made a sincere lifestyle change. I now eat whatever I want - in moderation - and I exercise almost every day. I have some ups and downs but they're minimal because I get back into my new lifestyle as soon as the scale goes up a pound or two. Some of my plateaus last longer than I would like, but I'm cosistantly moving downward towards my goal. In the last year, I've actually lost weight on a trip- which usually meant a 10 pound gain! I look at my weight loss - not as a destination, but as a journey to good health. It will be a lifelong journey.

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Mother was 104 years old when she passed away Oct. 28.
I loved to teach 1st graders
I still teach my great nieces & nephew on our "Craft Day" every other week
Enjoys gardening
Has visited 49 of the states in the US
Been to Mexico and Canada
I've collected unicorns, angels, dolls and crystal over the years
Loves to read
Enjoys using the Wii Fit
Has a treadmill & stationary bike
Likes to ride my bike
Went to UNM
Some of my previous hobbies - stain glass, leatherwork, crochet, macrame, printing, beading, jewelry making
Been retired 18 years
Moved to NM when 4 yrs old
Worked at a drive in theater
Worked in Dean's office during college
Can touch type
loves to cook
Met my DH at a Flea Market
Been married 29 years
Have met 6 Sparks Friends from other states/countries
Been on Sparks since 2007
Have lost 60 pounds on Sparks
Likes to play computer games
Likes board games
Likes to play cards
My favorite TV show is NCIS
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Member Since: 1/20/2007

SparkPoints: 157,301

Fitness Minutes: 134,895

My Goals:
1. Stay at the low end of my calorie range.
2. Exercise 30 minutes every day.
3. Do ST at least 3x a week.
4. Have 100% participation in all challenges.
5. Reach Onederland

My Program:
I've just joined WW and will be tracking pts. I needed a change!

I will do 30 minutes of cardio every day.

I will do Strength Training 3 days a week including upper, lower, core.

Personal Information:
My name is Grace and I live in , New Mexico with my wonderful husband. We are both retired now - he is retired Navy and I'm a retired school teacher. We love to travel in our motor home.

Other Information:
I enjoy traveling. I am a voracious reader (mostly historical romances, mystery, some scifi), I also love to quilt, scrapbook and work with ceramics and pottery. We are very active in our church.

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_BACK2BASICS_
2/1/2016 10:48:04 PM

Great quote on the thread! It mirrored the article I shared last week. Thanks for posting.



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_BACK2BASICS_
1/30/2016 11:17:50 PM

You're torching this challenge. Keep it up.



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JULIENMM
1/29/2016 12:55:45 PM

Hi Grace! I love the Minion snowball you threw at our team!!!! (I'm a Minion now, but remember all of our fun times on the Ninjas.)

JULIE



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JULIENMM
1/29/2016 12:55:38 PM

Hi Grace! I love the Minion snowball you threw at our team!!!! (I'm a Minion now, but remember all of our fun times on the Ninjas.)

JULIE



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PHOENIXREBIRTH
1/18/2016 5:34:55 PM

Is it official yet? Am I Navy Ninja now?




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