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I've been with SparkPeople snice 2013. i'm a 62 y/o married woman working towards losing weight and adapting a more healthy lifestyle. 28 months later and l'm back to tracking again and startING to walk daily again. I did'not gain back the weight I lost but I still want to lose more. I will keep trekking on.

Member Since: 6/25/2013

Fitness Minutes: 21,272

My Goals:
I recently had to have a cardiac pacemaker/defibrillator implanted. the doctor suggested that i lose weight and exercise to build up my strength. This is such a wonderful place to keep track of my efforts

My Program:
I'm trying to meet my goals by making better and healthier choices for food intake. I am also attending water aerobic sessions three times a week. Also doing some weight training to try and build up strength

Personal Information:
I am from Tennessee origionally but moved every two years when i was a child since my father was in the Navy.

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Hobbies: rubber stamping and scrapbooking. I would love to hear from others who share this interest.

I try to live this way:
The Criteria of Emotional Maturity
-the ability to deal constructively with reality
-the capacity to adapt to change
-a relative freedom from symptoms that are produced by tensions and anxieties
-the capacity to find more satisfaction in giving than receiving
-the capacity to relate to other people in a consistent manner with mutual satisfaction and helpfulness
-the capacity to sublimate, to direct one's instinctive hostile energy into creative constructive outlets
-the capacity to love
William C. Menninger, MD

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    Thanks for the Spark goodie! Those virtual goodies have an amazing effect to increase my motivation and inspiration along this journey!
    3 days ago
  • v TURTLE69
    Thanks for stopping by my page. I haven't been gaining or losing any weight either. I like the fruits of the summer months too. There is a fruit called a plout. It is a hybrid of a plum. I love them and they are only out for about a week in the summer. Can't find them any other time. I have to stock up on them. I hope you are having a wonderful summer.
    3 days ago
  • v ZORO22
    I have 4 wonderful cats and a wonderful husband who all give me lots of love every day too. :-)Just to make sure I give credit where credit is due!!
    4 days ago
  • v ZORO22
    Thanks for your comment. Yes I do understand! It's actually the 5 year anniversary of losing my beloved dog to acute pancreatitis ...on top of everything else. But I am doing ok. The support here has helped a lot!
    4 days ago
    You pose a difficult question. I joined to get support to lose weight. Shortly after that, I had an injury and was in a wheelchair for a long time. I put on more weight. Second surgery a year later, finally three years later I'm not quite back to normal, but moving a lot. Unfortunately, doc says my ankle is now bone on bone. As you may have noticed, I'm a gardener, so I'm back to living better by chemistry. Shared all that so you'd understand, even though I have made some great friends here, I haven't lost weight. I've also become more sporadic in interacting via SP because I don't care for the page changes that were recently made.

    Thank you for the compliment on my page! The photo was made via Best wishes on your journey!
    5 days ago

    Comment edited on: 6/24/2016 8:11:17 AM
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