MAMISHELI53
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I seem camouflaged by the mural! Cuzco Feb 2007




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Jose, Rut, Vicky, Tito...almost constant companions, FAMILY, in Lima.


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I didn't mind being "gordita", but my doc said I should lose the weight for health. I am post menopausal, married 37 years before my husband passed away in Feb of 2011. He loved me the way I was and so do the people I've come to know and love during my mission trips. I am not trying to impress anyone, but I want to be around for my grandkids and for my extended family in Peru
People can see more pix - and videos - at Photobucket.com. My album is mumz2you. and follow my mission trips in Peru at http://shelley-perunews.blogspot.com/


Member Since: 4/12/2006

Fitness Minutes: 50,873

My Goals:
To reach and stay around 180, maybe even as low as 160 if possible, SOME time by 2017. I may never be able to fit into my 40 year old wedding dress, but I can at least hope to be fit and healthy for my remaining years of service.


My Program:
My daughter, Abi, and I got in this together, by changing our eating habits and developing an exercise habit. I am trying to exercise more regularly and eat more "freggies".



Personal Information:
I was born in Texas, but I''ve lived in Rochester most of my life. I became a Christian my senior year of high school (Spencerport class of ''71) and met Ansel at an Inter Varsity Christian Fellowship retreat during my 2nd year at SUNY at New Paltz. We married less than a year later (Oct 27, ''73) and after losing our first child went on to have 3 others - Abi (12 -77) Ben (8-83) and Cassie (10-86). Ben married October '06 .Abi has given us our first 2 grandchildren-and yes, by the same man!Our son Ben gave us a granddaughter, Penny, in Sept 07 and grandson Jack in February 09! My husband Ansel passed away in February of 2011, but the Lord united me with a wonderful Peruvian man in August of same year, Levi Utia. We tried to have a civil ceremony either here or there. But we encountered so many obstacles. We finally married in August 2016, and are now in the process of getting his spouse visa.


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I've made 11 mission trips to Peru, and will gladly explain how I became involved to anyone who has ears to hear! I have "second homes" in Pucallpa, Lima, Chiclayo, and Iquitos (just wish I could go more often) and I have cultivated some very close friendships there.
Anyone interested in seeing photos and videos from my trip in June-July 07 and to Machu Picchu in Feb of 07 can see them at the Photobucket.com album under mumz2you . I have two blogs - the bilingual : http://hermana-shelley.blogspot.com/ and my 'Perunews" http://shelley-perunews.blogspot.com/ where I have blogged about my most recent trip - complete with photos. Stop by and read all about it! I will try to update the photos in my gallery, so stop by again!




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  • v LPORTER2015
    Gratitude is a lifestyle...A hard-fought, grace-infused, biblical lifestyle...And though there's a sense in which anyone can be thankful...For God has extended His common grace to all...the true glory and the transforming power of gratitude are reserved for those who know and acknowledge the Giver of every good gift and who are recipients of His redeeming grace. -Nancy Leigh DeMoss
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  • v BLONDEE53
    Thanks for my goodie and note Shel! Most of my friends are here and on FB....(or imaginary) and I'm thankful for the "spark" they add to my life. Blessings to you today and in the new week ahead emoticon
    3 days ago
  • v NILLAPEPSI
    Thank you for the Goodie & your awesome note!! Made my day! emoticon emoticon
    4 days ago
  • v INFLATED
    Way to go on getting on that bike. You are past me now in weight loss.
    35 days ago
  • v INFLATED
    There is a Bible conference at the end of summer that we hope to go to. I made myself a note to call the company about the repair on our air conditioning unit to find out how much we owe.

    It all works out, but I was disappointed. The conferences are like days of heaven on Earth to me.
    50 days ago
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