Grandkids, including the newest
Gardner family, Spring Break 2013
Us and our boys, Spring Break 2013
I'm a 50 something grandma who spent 2 years losing 60 pounds, and the next 5 gaining it back. I'm doing a little better this time, having lost 45 pounds since July, 2010. I'm happily married with 2 grown boys, one grandson, and a new granddaughter. My husband is on this journey with me.
I had already started on my weight loss journey before starting SparkPeople, so I have adjusted my Weight Tracker to show my highest weight, July 2010.
Update: I had set a personal goal to lose 50 pounds in a year - didn't quite make it. I've lost 45. Still working on it!
Get this weight back off to stay!
Working out with the ladies from church 2 nights a week
Born in Kentucky, grew up in New Jersey, Ohio, Kentucky, and Ohio again, currently in Indiana.
Born again Christian
Part time music teacher (2 days a week), full time business co-owner (fund raising, computer services for fund raisers)
Direct and accompany my church choir, sing in the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Chorus, play bassoon in the Huntington University Wind Ensemble, love to read, work in my flower garden when weather permits
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| current weight: 190.0
"BEAUTIFUL WOMAN AWARD"
Hi! Just a shout out to congratulate you!
You are the recipient of the Beautiful Woman Award!!
"Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the page of 8 women who deserve it. If you receive more than 3, you know you're really beautiful! If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out!"
Again, Congratulations Beautiful!
Thanks for spreading a little beauty, love, friendship, and support into my life!
1402 days ago
Thanks for the pedicure! It's going to feel wonderful! Have a fantastic weekend.
1439 days ago
Thanks for the comment on the pic of my mom. Since that picture was taken, she has gotten her own laptop and she loves it. She isn't as adventurous as your mom, though. She doesn't shop online, and she's never used social media (other than email). Her faves are email and games. I've tried to show her some different things, and she humors me, but she is just not interested. Oh, to be so content!
1486 days ago
Thanks for the soup! Perfect for a day like today - cold and rainy. Especially since yesterday was 70 degrees out. Have a fantastic day!
1500 days ago
Have a fantastic Thanksgiving Gorgeous! You rock!
1554 days ago