LHLADY517   297,746
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Wedding photo 10/22/01

In blue August 2, 2009

This was taken the summer of 2006 when I was near the heaviest I've ever been.

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59 year old wife to a fantastic man; mother of 3 daughters and grandmother to 9 wonderful grandchildren.

59 year old wife to a fantastic man; mother of 3 daughters and grandmother to 9 wonderful grandchildren.



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Member Since: 7/24/2006

SparkPoints: 297,746

Fitness Minutes: 276,535

My Goals:
I want to be healthy with energy to do the things I like doing. I want bone health as well. My weight goal is 145 pounds.
Other goals: de-clutter, clean and organize my home.

My Program:
I will log my food and exercise here at SP.
I will use DVD's and videos to augment my walking program.
I will use a pedometer to track my steps with 26000 minimum steps and 30 minute aerobic step minimum.

Personal Information:
I'm from SW MO near Branson and have lived here since 1997. I currently work as a substitute teacher, walking to work whenever called to our local school. I volunteer as choir director in my local church. I am a certified music and math teacher in IL.

Other Information:
I love to spend time with my family (especially the grandchildren). I also love to crochet, read, and to play the piano, organ and saxophone.
I like to sew, cook, garden, decorate, craft, teach and help others.

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9/8/2013 11:19:25 AM

in answer Q - dyson and multiple pets
yes i have two pugs and they do shed. i have a sunbeam vacuum system in the house - i also have a canister sears kenmorei keep for convenience down on my lower level.
i have borrowed the dyson upright from my friend and used it a few times.
i find the dyson is quite easy to use as they advertise - and suction is very good HOWEVER having said that - i find ALL vacuums fall short of really get deep down hairs and dust.
it may seem all your vacuuming is good - but then when you have rent a professional machine or have a company come in ESPECIALLY ON THE STAIRS - you are appalled at what they pick up.
i do my stairs the OLD FASHIONED BACK BREAKING WAY - with a damp rag and rake over the stairs - and the carpet if there is any - it takes me a couple of days to do it all - but i can get deep into the crease and sides which the vacuuming does not suck out.
so that is it for me - any vacuum will do hardwood which i have almost every where - and travertine tiles, but baseboards etc need to be damp ragged and you need to WEAR GLASSES to be sure you see all the fur bunnies hiding there.
hope this helps.

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9/7/2013 7:50:39 AM

Just saying "Hi!"

I have subscribed to the new thread - I am glad something worked out there.

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9/6/2013 1:33:03 PM

Hi! First, I want to say you look great! Id also like to emoticon for all the great tips that help keep me on track. Your support is appreciated.

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9/6/2013 9:19:41 AM

I too appreciated you letting us know about the free ebooks you thought we would be interested in. emoticon

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9/5/2013 10:56:03 PM

Thanks for letting me know about the Free e- books that you thought we would be interested in. I was. I appreciate it.

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