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Hooping, Yoga, walking Sugar and lots of gardening are keeping me in good shape!





Good Health and Better Times with Grandkids are great motivators! Life is great!



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JOYINKY-73, having fun being me!

My focus today is on health and wellness, family, friends and spiritual growth. I've chosen to have my page reflect my life today; pictures from 10-13 years ago are quite different and are scattered through my gallery. Life is good!
Interests: I have returned to yoga classes in addition to my home practice but my main activity is still with my walking with my dog "Sugar"! She's from a rescue and has flourished since I adopted her. She's worth her weight in gold because she makes ...
My focus today is on health and wellness, family, friends and spiritual growth. I've chosen to have my page reflect my life today; pictures from 10-13 years ago are quite different and are scattered through my gallery. Life is good!
Interests: I have returned to yoga classes in addition to my home practice but my main activity is still with my walking with my dog "Sugar"! She's from a rescue and has flourished since I adopted her. She's worth her weight in gold because she makes me laugh! She's also a great motivator to get out for a one to three mile walk every day. She has been a real gift to me and my health.
October 2010, we adopted Xena as a kitten; she's livened up our household considerably and keeps tabs on my indoor "spark" walks! By 2011 walking has become a primary fitness activity for me; as I entered 2012 hooping had become a close second. 2013 has been a year of major yard changes and gardening activity! 2014 a lot of energy was put into fixing up my house and adding more gardens.
Time with my family and friends and regular gym workouts in the winter months are my other primary outside activities. Maintaining my home and yard and gardening keep me busy too. Yard and gardening spring through the fall sometimes takes the place of other fitness activities. Reading, sewing and crafts when I have time; keeping busy never a problem! Finding more time sometimes is.
I just keep growing and changing in healthy ways; life is good!
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Member Since: 1/6/2010

SparkPoints: 118,933

Fitness Minutes: 220,046

My Goals:
Maintain health and fitness.

My Program:
In transition: mixing it up for a minimum of 120 fitness minutes a day.

Daily 12 min. "sparks" of aerobic walking or hooping.

? times a week at gym 50-60 min

Gardening until late fall

Daily 1-5 mile brisk walk

Yoga class 2 x a week

1800-2000
calories daily

Vegetarian diet

Time with family and friends

Time for Joy


Personal Information:
5/26/15
5 years of "sparking" and the YO_YO cycle ended!

10,954 miles walked since 1/1/10. WOOHOO!

80+# gone since 10/05
9 YR Maintainer
New goal weight: 133#
Range: 128-136#
Height:5"4"

-Starting TODAY to make new memories.
-History is NOT destiny!
-A goal without a plan is just a WISH.!
-Busy is NOT the same as active!
-If nothing changes, NOTHING CHANGES!



Other Information:
Highest recorded weight:215#
Best guesstimate? When over 200 stopped weighing other than infrequent Dr. visits. I may have weighed 240 or more. Top size: 24
1995-renewed fitness goals. Refuse to diet.
2001-commited to healthier eating. Start eating vegetarian. Still not weighing.
1/1/01 unknown, 215+
1/1/02 195#
1/1/06 135# Woo Hoo!
1/1/07 141#
1/1/08 138.5#
1/1/09 139#
1/1/10 140# Joined SP
1/1/11 132# WTG SP!
1/1/12 132#
1/1/13 132#
1/1/14 132#
1/1/15 138.2#noworries

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TEENY_BIKINI
5/24/2015 10:52:34 PM

Thanks for stopping by... Hugs.

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GEMINI-SKY
5/23/2015 9:56:45 AM

I'm So Glad you pointed out about the frog !!! That was so Great that he saved it to pass along !



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LADYJAJA
5/22/2015 10:39:50 PM

Woops! I didn't even notice you'd already been gifted with a cupcake, LOL! (Okay, just take one bite from each one!). Have a fun holiday weekend! emoticon emoticon emoticon



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TEENY_BIKINI
5/22/2015 11:48:10 AM

Have a great weekend!

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NANHBH
5/20/2015 10:17:31 PM

Joy,

I like your idea of 120 fitness minutes OR 10,000 steps. I know my sleep is important in overall health and healing. Thanks for sharing that with me.
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