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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
8/29/2014 12:33:19 AM

Cal,
Wishing you a Happy Friday.....

ENJOY LIFE
....no matter how hard it may seem.
When life gives you a
thousand reasons to cry,
Show the world that you
have a thousand reasons to
SMILE!!!!

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8/27/2014 1:00:42 AM

~~~Live & Laugh~~~
Laugh your heart out,
Dance in the rain.
Cherish the moment
Ignore the pain.
Live, laugh, love,
Forgive & forget
Life's too short to be
Living with regrets.

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~~~HAPPY WEDNESDAY~~~
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8/24/2014 9:11:15 PM

EXERCISE...
To be Fit, Not Skinny.
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EAT...
To Nourish Your Body.
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AND ALWAYS IGNORE
The Haters, the Doubters, & Unhealthy
Examples That Were ONCE Feeding You.
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YOU
are worth more than you realize!!!
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Make your week worthwhile!!!
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8/20/2014 10:08:40 PM

~~~~~Why Complicate Life?~~~~~

Missing somebody? .....Call
Wanna meet up? .....Invite
Wanna be understood? .....Explain
Have questions? .....Ask
Don't like something? ....Say it
Like something? ....State it
Want something? ....Ask for it
Love someone? .....Tell it

We have just one life...
Keep it simple.

So, Enjoy Yours...Each & Every Day!!!
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8/10/2014 12:25:11 AM

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If a person has ugly thoughts, it begins to show on the face.
And when that person has ugly thoughts every day,
every week, every year, the face gets uglier and uglier
until it gets so ugly you can hardly bear to look at it.
A person who has good thoughts cannot ever be ugly.
You can have a wonky nose and a crooked mouth and a double chin and stick-out teeth.
But if you have good thoughts they will shine out of your face like sunbeams and you will always look lovely.
~Roald Dahl~
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Enjoy your Sunday!! Fill the hours with sunshine, sweet smiles, songs, and special people in your life!!
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