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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.

DD, Maggie, 25 & her husband, Eric, 31


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Three months left in this year. Let's use them.
�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 eight years. Joined Sparks in October '07. I've five children, 41, 32, 29, 27, and 26. (Four boys/one girl) I have four GDs, Grace Olivia (5), Chanel Ava (4), Lily Dona (4) and Chloe' Renee (2).

My eighth year goal is to EXERCISE daily now that I turned 66 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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    Hi Jibbie49 - thanks for letting me know I was Motivator of the Day for Done Girls - had no idea! I don't know who to thank - can you post a link to where they post that info, cause I couldn't find it.

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    31 days ago

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    Thanks for commenting on my blog. I'll have to look up those YouTube videos. They sound very informative. The shameful part is soooo many doctor's of course suggest diet and exercise to combat diabetes, but they merely suggest it in passing. Most still totally rely on drugs. My sister in law passed away from Type II complications (after quad by-pass, double amputee, suffering several small strokes and becoming legally blind.) She never did anything to change her habits, but she injected her insulin and was convinced she was doing all she could do no matter how much any of us tried to help her understand the importance of healthy living.
    31 days ago
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    Thank you! I just saw that! emoticon
    32 days ago
    emoticon for the very nice comment you made on my blog.... I appreciate you and hope you have an enjoyable weekend...
    34 days ago
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