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Living in a Southern Food Chain and ya'll know what that means!
My daughter who lives in Finland now hooked me up with this site today and I think here's something that really could work! I have always been interested in good nutrition ( not enough in fitness I'm afraid), but a few years ago I was diagnosed with both breast and kidney cancer and I really started taking all this more seriously and I feel that after my body went through all that upheaval I owe it in return at least a decent ...
Living in a Southern Food Chain and ya'll know what that means!
My daughter who lives in Finland now hooked me up with this site today and I think here's something that really could work! I have always been interested in good nutrition ( not enough in fitness I'm afraid), but a few years ago I was diagnosed with both breast and kidney cancer and I really started taking all this more seriously and I feel that after my body went through all that upheaval I owe it in return at least a decent shot at a healthier lifestyle! I have to resist the urge to just be comfortable at 59, but I need to find something realistic I can do @ my own pace so it will have a lasting impact on my health. This could work!!!




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Member Since: 4/5/2008

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My Goals:
I'm just starting but my goal is to loose 30 lbs, slowly add more fitness to my daily routine and enjoy life while doing it. I don't want to feel like Life happens when you are doing something else. It is here, now!

My Program:
So far before signing up I have been walking 30-45 min 3-4 times a week. I am going to continue that and learn what else I need to do to help me reach my goal so ask me again in a couple of weeks!

Personal Information:
I'm 59 if anyone needs a number. Born in Finland and live in the beautiful Bluegrass area now.

Other Information:
I love Nature-being from Finland it is genetic default! Just like believing in fairies:)
My favourite teacher is Caroline Myss.
I listen to Joyce Meyers every morning to get my day started in the right direction.
I have a weakness for Italian and Indian food!!
I love Rumi.

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SPARKTIME
4/7/2008 3:34:03 AM

Hello and welcome to Sparkpeople.com,

I'm pretty new at this myself, but wanted to let you know that it's o.k. to just jump right in and play. It's how I have been learning my way around. So far I have encountered only splendid, encouraging and helpful people. Stop by and say hello. I hope you try isometric exercise, it's perfect for older adults, those with mobility issues, if you have chronic pain, or tire easily. Or if you are at the top of your game, isometrics can give the added gem to make you the winner! See my page/blog, and team is here: http://tinyurl.com/36dqrk

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LIZZY63
4/5/2008 6:45:13 PM

Just passing by to say hello and give some encouragement.

Welcome to SP You CAN do this!

"Finish each day And be done with it.
You have done what you could.
Some blunders and absurdities may have crept in.
Forget them as soon as you can."



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HAPPENINGFISH
4/5/2008 2:20:51 PM

Glad to see you here! Let's hang out online and burn calories in front of the computer! :)



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