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GREATNESS COMES TO THOSE WHO DARE TO SWEAT, DARE TO STRAIN, AND DARE THE PAIN



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I am a 56 year old retired Marine living in the Wisconsin countryside with Genie, my wife and best friend. We have 10 1/2 acres of land that has not been cleared except for where the house is. So we enjoy our privacy and the occasional visit from many of our wildlife friends. It is not uncommon for us to watch deer playing in the front yard while we have our morning coffee and chipmunks like to come in and hide acorns in our shoes. Since Spot and Not, our 2 mutant cats, I call them mutant ...
I am a 56 year old retired Marine living in the Wisconsin countryside with Genie, my wife and best friend. We have 10 1/2 acres of land that has not been cleared except for where the house is. So we enjoy our privacy and the occasional visit from many of our wildlife friends. It is not uncommon for us to watch deer playing in the front yard while we have our morning coffee and chipmunks like to come in and hide acorns in our shoes. Since Spot and Not, our 2 mutant cats, I call them mutant because they are so big, joined the family after we rescued them from the shelter, the acorns don't show up quit as much. Genie works for a large company in Madison and I am semi retired. She started a small business of her own a few years ago making handcrafted jewelry. I taught myself how to do wire wrapping and now we work and attend craft shows together.

After I retired from the Marines I started putting on weight. Genie and I love to cook and eat so now we both have to pay the fiddler. I am looking forward to this journey with her and the friends we will make here.

THE JOURNEY OF A THOUSAND MILES STARTS WITH A SINGLE STEP!!

Let the journey begin.
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I want to get back to a healthy weight so I don't feel winded just climbing the stairs. I need to get back to that Marine Corp fighting trim so I can keep up with all my grand kids.

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I am using the nutrition tracker to develop healthy eating habits and stay ahead of the game. We just bought a Wii with the EA Active and Fitness programs to make trying to get more exercise in these Wisconsin winters more doable and enjoyable. I will track that with the Fitness Tracker.

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BARBIEE52
12/25/2014 12:36:36 AM

Merry Christmas Cal,

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What shall I wish you for Christmas?
This season of joy and delight
The sound of carolers
On a starlit night?

What can I wish you for Christmas?
What is the thing you desire?
Is it health, wealth, or happiness
Or the warmth of a Christmas fire?
What can I wish you for Christmas?

To give you all the joy I am able?
A merry time with a good true friends
Around the fare of a Christmas table?
So much I would wish you for Christmas
Yet only my greeting I send
For all that I have to offer
Is the sincere heart of a friend...

With every good wish..
For the Christmas season
MERRY CHRISTMAS, MY FRIEND

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BARBIEE52
12/24/2014 3:30:13 AM

Only 1 day till Christmas

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It's finally come down to one ~~~1~~~
For trying to get everything done. emoticon
I know I've forgotten emoticon
to get everything for everyone. emoticon emoticon
Some baking was overdone emoticon emoticon
The cleaning didn't get all done emoticon
Even though I've run & run emoticon emoticon
Mailing packages that weighed a ton, emoticon emoticon emoticon
But I've had alot of fun.... emoticon emoticon
Finally it's come down to one emoticon emoticon
So now I'm wishing everyone emoticon emoticon
emoticon emoticon Have a ""MERRY CHRISTMAS"" emoticon emoticon

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BARBIEE52
12/22/2014 12:59:21 AM

~~~~~~~3 Days Till Christmas~~~~~~~
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emoticon I will get it done in three emoticon
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emoticon The many colors that I see emoticon
emoticon It looks so pretty to me emoticon
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emoticon That I can get it done in three emoticon
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12/21/2014 12:32:07 AM

~~ ~~ ~~ Only FOUR More Days before Christmas~~ ~~ ~~

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emoticon Oh, but I wish there were more. emoticon
emoticon I hung the wreath on the door. emoticon
emoticon And finished my Christmas decor. emoticon
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emoticon I cleaned, cleaned and scrubbed my kitchen floor. emoticon
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emoticon Wishing there were more. emoticon
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BARBIEE52
12/20/2014 12:33:13 AM

emoticon emoticon ~~~~Calling All Sparkers~~~~ emoticon emoticon

emoticon Let's get into DRIVE... emoticon
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emoticon Let's STRIVE...to get things done emoticon
emoticon Let's THRIVE...to have fun... emoticon
emoticon Let's JIVE...to the music of Christmas emoticon
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~~~~~~It's only FIVE Days till Christmas~~~~~~
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