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"... the original source of beauty fashioned them." Wisdom 13:3

There are two ways of spreading light…To be the candle, or the mirror that reflects it. – E. Wharton

A thing of beauty is a joy forever: its loveliness increases - John Keats


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. . . to enjoy the beauty in my life!
. . . to savor the delicious, nutritious foods that I eat to live!
. . . to choose the good in every moment of my day!
. . . to have the humility to ask the Lord for His help!
. . . to be grateful to God for all of His gifts - including ME!
. . . to remember that I am free to make the right choices about food, etc., NOW, no matter what I chose yesterday or 10 minutes ago!

Member Since: 12/29/2008

Fitness Minutes: 85,538

My Goals:
My new & improved goals are:
1. To love my life!
2. To be fit and healthy so that I can live life to the full.
3. To lose 5% of my weight in 8 weeks and meet my seasonal 5% Challenge Goal!

My Program:
My 2016 Summer 5% Challenge commitments:

1. Nutrition:
a. Control Portion size and no seconds!
b. No Snacking - that is the best method I have found to stay on track. If I have the discipline not to eat between meals, I am more capable of eating well at meal time.

2. Exercise - at least 350 minutes per week:
a. At least 30 minutes of cardio exercise every day.
b. Strength training at least 3 days per week.

3. Team participation
a. I will post my exercise and LTGL points daily
b. Post to the team wall and/or chat thread daily.
c. Visit team members pages and blogs to leave support, encouragement and goodies.

Personal Information:
I am a New Englander transplanted to the Midwest.

Other Information:
"Good works are links that form a chain of love." -- Mother Teresa

"Do what you can, with what you have, where you are." -- Theodore Roosevelt

"Your time is limited, don't waste it living someone else's life." --- Steve Jobs

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    Hi my friend!

    how are you doing today? Enjoy this fabulous day! emoticon

    21 days ago
    Good Morning, Kiwi!

    Just swinging by and letting you know we are having some fun in London today with the Shooting Stars. Come join us there before we go off to another direction tomorrow. How are things going for you in the Challenge? I am not as successful as I wanted to be. It proves to be really tricky having my parents here for 10 weeks. I only see them every second year for the summer, and they are really good cooks, so it has been a struggle to stay focused. But I already signed up as ML for the Fall Challenge, so I am in it for the long run. Have a fantastic day!

    Hugs and Cheer,
    25 days ago
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    emoticon A - A challenge only becomes an obstacle when you bow to it
    emoticon W - Walk your talk.
    emoticon E - Every day is a chance to begin anew.
    emoticon S - Stop worrying about missed opportunities and start looking for new ones.
    emoticon O - Opportunities are easily lost while waiting for perfect conditions.
    emoticon M - Make today count!
    emoticon E - Either you run the day, or the day runs you.

    emoticon A - All that we are is the result of what we have thought.
    emoticon U - Unlimited opportunities are waiting for you today.
    emoticon G - Great changes may not happen right away, but over time many raindrops will fill a pool.
    emoticon U - Until you decide to change, nothing else will change.

    emoticon S - Success consists of getting up just one more time than you fall.
    emoticon T - Today you CAN succeed!
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    27 days ago
    Hi! Just stopping by to wish you well as you lead the Shooting Stars emoticon during the 5% challenge! emoticon

    Leisa, ML on the Clover team emoticon
    30 days ago
    HI Kim !! LOVE Ur banner !! That's sooo PRETTY !! I live in the city so I don't get to see many stars,, if it's over 5 I;m IMPRESSED !!! Hows ur team doing? Not all teams go to win the challenges, but concentrate on other things. We try to hit all aspects,,, perhaps that's not possible??? Not sure,,, I feel we do a pretty good job.

    Diane, ML, Dawggie Team
    33 days ago
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