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BEFORE: 214#, fat arms and really fat middle and extra chin. 58th birthday. DONE GIRL.

Son, Neal, 28 & DIL, Christina at their wedding.


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Let's make this the best August ever.
�In all labor there is profit; but the talk of the lips tendeth only to penury� Prov 14:23 (Don't be mad about the results you didn't get, because you only talked about it and didn't do the work it required.)

You may be old, sick or very old and decrepit have a kind of emaciated body but if you practice, the perfection of yoga is certainly possible Hatha Yoga Pradipika

In "The Power of NOW" Eckhart Tolle teaches us to live for today. If we do that, all the days of the year will add up to our success.

"Never wait for the proper mood to start a thing, nor until the spirit moves you. Make your own mood. Make your own spirit. How? ACT. Do something � anything. Inspiration seldom generates action. Action always creates inspiration."

I've been a Sparker for nine years. Joined Sparks in October '07. I've five children, 42, 32, 29, 27, and 26. (Four boys/one girl) I have four GDs, Grace Olivia (5), Chanel Ava (5), Lily Dona (5) and Chloe' Renee (3).

My ninth year goal is to EXERCISE daily now that I turned 67 and in my head I'm still 30.
My son, Nathan is a Cancer survivor now for seven years.

Member Since: 10/12/2007

My Goals:
Work in progress
Life Long Goal:
Stay +/-2# of Goal weight.

Be Content with what you have; rejoice in the way things are. When you realize there is nothing lacking, the whole world belongs to you.
Lao Tzu

My Program:
ZUMBA on Youtube.
Videos: Walk Away the Pounds, Rodney Yee Yoga
Doug McGuff M.D. "Body by Science" and Dr. Mercola on HIIT (High Intensity Interval Training)
Go to the gym
Indian Club workout for joint flexibility. Kettlebell workout for strength.

Richard Bernstein M.D. lectures on YouTube on Insulin Resistance.

YouTube lectures by Jason Fung M.D. on Insulin Resistance and overcoming diabetes.

Personal Information:
Beautiful Pensacola, Florida where we have white sand beaches and low prices.

My two favorite movie quotes are:
Julia Roberts as Erin Brockovich "As long as I have only ONE a$$ instead of TWO, I will continue to dress this way!

Princess Leia in STARS WARS: I like NICE men.
Hans Solo: I AM nice men.

Other Information:
The Diabetes Solution by Richard Bernstein M.D. covering Metabolic Syndrome (Insulin Resistance)


Pearl Buck's THE GOOD EARTH.

Listening to OLDIES on YouTube as there are wonderful clips of the 60's.

My Community Journal:
Jibbie's 2010 sedulous, pluck, Moxie, doggedness.

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    Thought you would appreciate this JC text:

    21 days ago
    Seems like we have a great deal of synchronicity. Lots in common.

    I have deep resonance with the Latin American culture and feel so comfortable during my sojourns in South America. For me it all began with a Peruvian boyfriend in the 70s. Completing the degree in Spanish Literature in 2014 kinda' brought me full circle.

    I'm not sure why I was named Motivator...my SP participation is definitely minimal these days. I was Motivator way back-when and it made more sense then.

    Oh yes! Joseph Campbell will always be way up at the top of my list of heroes!
    21 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/28/2017 12:08:23 PM
    I don't know that I will have enough prescription medication to get me through until I see the doctor at the VA clinic. It is really an odd feeling when you cannot trust your health to a medical doctor. Thank God for the Great Physician.
    22 days ago
    I know about Dr. Richard Bernstein, I have watched Diabetes University videos and have one of his books, and I am a part of the Reversing Diabetes group on Facebook.

    I am on a Trulicity shot once a week and take a repaglinide pill before each meal. Metformin gave me bowel incontinence and I quit taking it on my own . My doctor didn't understand when I told her that I was soiling myself after every meal. I quit that doctor too. I mean, "What are they thinking?"

    My goal is 125 pounds. I started at 279 pounds, but the important thing is keeping it off. 238 was my weight yesterday.

    I hope God heals you and that there will be no residual problems from the injury.

    22 days ago
    I kind of felt like the pool place charging $140 an hour to come out to your house and then telling us that the pictures of the sand filter and piping was the right set up, was fraudulent. Since the pictures were not right, then they still were going to get $140 to come out and fix the set up. Even though I negotiated the price with them, they still got $70 that they never should have gotten at all since they said the set up was right.

    I think most people just want the filter to work correctly so they can use the pool and many do not have knowledge of what is wrong when something goes wrong (like us).
    22 days ago
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