HELENCHRISTINE   12,666
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helenChristine's exercise and eating journey

Hi! I'm Helen.
I am enjoying being a Turquoise Titan here on Spark (thus my turquoise background).

I have a wonderful husband and 5 children. Each one has a completely different personality and different stengths and weaknesses, so they keep me hopping, trying to parent them all in their own ways... We live in NJ and we homeschool. I was born in Brazil to missionary parents and went to high school and college in Wisconsin. I studied Music Therapy in college and then ...
Hi! I'm Helen.
I am enjoying being a Turquoise Titan here on Spark (thus my turquoise background).

I have a wonderful husband and 5 children. Each one has a completely different personality and different stengths and weaknesses, so they keep me hopping, trying to parent them all in their own ways... We live in NJ and we homeschool. I was born in Brazil to missionary parents and went to high school and college in Wisconsin. I studied Music Therapy in college and then worked with Alzheimer's patients for 5 years before having children.

I started the Gabriel Method of weight loss in March 2014. I now have added Dr. Fuhrman's eating plan and the weight is coming off effortlessly. I can eat all I want and I love the foods. I feel wonderful. I feel a wonderful empty feeling and I think it's the absence of inflammation. I do not miss meat, dairy, eggs or sugar. I'm still working on the salt. I do Whole Woman Yoga and strength training. I also enjoy riding the exercise bike and doing the Leslie Sansone walk at home videos. My attitude towards eating and exercise have changed. It is a joy to eat foods that make me feel great. I don't feel the sting of sacrifice. It is not a cross to bear, but a joy. My exercises are highlights in my day.

I try to follow the flylady's advice in decluttering and cleaning my home.

We are Christians. Jesus has always been my best friend.
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Member Since: 2/18/2008

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My Goals:
My goals...
1. To obey God in my eating.
2. To exercise every day
3. To keep my house tidy and clean
4. To train the children to love and honor God and love and honor people.
These are my areas in life that need work, at least right now. There are probably many more, but that's enough for now! LOL!

My Program:
I am following the Gabriel method.

Personal Information:
I live in New Jersey. I spent high school and college years in Wisconsin and was born and raised in Brazil, a daughter of missionaries from Minnesota.

Other Information:
I am a homeschool Mom of 5 children. We do very little extra-curricular stuff. I love to be at home. I am married to the most wonderful man in the world. We were married in 1994 and are still in the honeymoon phase!

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PUPPIES4ME3
11/13/2014 10:53:17 AM

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WELCOME to the.......WHOLE FOODS, PLANT BASED EATING TEAM.



You will LOVE THIS TEAM! It's amazingly positive and supportive. The members here are always willing to lend a hand, an ear, or a shoulder. They have done it for me and they will do the same for you!! We are here to support and encourage you on your journey to success. All the best to you on reaching your goals.

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DS9KIE
11/10/2014 10:54:49 PM

Hi emoticon , I’m glad you have joined Eat to Live team. Feel free to look all the message boards, there’s a lot of information, great ideas and of course lots of recipes. Just ask many questions.

Come and eat lots of fruits and veggies.

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JENNBECK831
10/12/2014 4:53:43 PM

Hope you're rocking this week's Bingo challenge. Have you blacked out your card yet?
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10/11/2014 1:09:16 PM

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Make Today Unforgettable, Darling!!
Dare To Do More Than Simply Exist!!
Dare To Be ANYTHING & EVERYTHING You Dream Of!!
YOU are FABULOUS!!!!
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Jes

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SASSY220888
10/11/2014 11:31:44 AM

I wanted to send you a note that I am so proud of you for your weight loss. Keep up the good work. We are all here to support you.



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