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Me and my husband Nov. 2015


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Hello Sparkfriends!

Since joining Sparkpeople a couple of years ago I have made a complete change in the way I live.

I am now aware of what it takes to stay fit and healthy. I use to eat whatever I wanted and not be concerned about what it might be doing to my health. As a result I had high blood pressure and cholesterol and weighed more than the Dr. said I should.

I have changed the way I eat and exercise and after being on blood pressure medicine for 7 years was taken off of it last year!
I have been able to keep it at a normal level trough diet and exercise. I have brought my cholesterol down 36 points this year also. I don't think I would have been able to do it without the help of Sparkpeople. This site is full of so much information to help you be the best you can be.

I am not perfect and sway away from the program from time to time but my Sparkfriends are always there to get me back on track. Sparkfriends are very special to me! Thank you all for the support.

If you are just starting on your journey with Spark hang in there you will gain knowledge and friends that will stay with you through your ups and downs.

May 2016 bring great things your way!!!

Member Since: 10/8/2012

Fitness Minutes: 53,264

My Goals:
To get healthy by eating right, exercising on a daily basis and losing weight along the way.
My short term goal is to get to 130 lbs.
My long term goals are to weigh 120 or less and not have to take BP medication
any more.

Goal met 11/7/14 No longer have to take BP medication.

My Program:
I try to exercise a min. of 20 mins. daily.
My favorite form of exercise is walking.
I have been making healthier food choices.

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I love to be outdoors. Summer is my favorite season. I love to be by the water and go swimming. My favorite thing to do is go to the pool and swim and read a good book. Ah, how relaxing.
I'm 59 years old.
I have been married for 39 years and have 3 children and 8 grand children .

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    Happy July Terri. Have a fun and safe 4th with the family emoticon emoticon emoticon
    26 days ago
    Morning Terry,
    Thank you for stopping by. LOL, I know you are always busy and you have a nice large family to enjoy, so wonderful to have them and to be out and about having fun. Life is an adventure and we should enjoy them while we can. Not good to be on the computer all the time. Always happy you check in when you can.
    Very hot here and will be again, I got out for a very early walk and boy am I sweaty!
    Saw some Parrots fly over as I was walking. Glen was ahead with Riley, He was sure interested in them LOL. Hope to get out for a little vacation, not sure yet!
    Keep having fun. emoticon
    29 days ago
    Glad your summer is going well. My is too. Really been busy. Amy was here for a week, had 20 people here for a Father's Day BBQ, Gina will be coming with her kids for a week and we have a wedding in Illinois in July. Time is flying by. Think of you often. Enjoy the summer.
    29 days ago
    emoticon Terri. Hope you are doing well, really hot out this way. Getting ready for my walk. Have a great day. emoticon
    35 days ago
    Thanks for the birthday post and gourmet dinner. We are having gourmet pizza, kale salad, wine and cupcakes for dinner. emoticon

    We are having the best time visiting our son, DIL, and Amelia. Amelia is talking more and more. We heard her first sentence today. She was looking at her pictures and when she saw one of her favorites she said, "I wanna kiss it." She then leaned over and kissed it. She is so cute!
    42 days ago
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