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Hi. My name is Barb and I'm on the journey of a lifetime. I want and need to get healthier. In order to do that I have a lot of weight to lose, which means I need to eat healthier and get a move on it! I need to focus on fitness. I have the power to change my life around, and I intend to do just that.

I am still employed full time. I have 2 children (son/daughter) and 3 grandchildren (2 grandsons/granddaughter). My daughter and her children (1 GS/GD) live with me. I am ...
Hi. My name is Barb and I'm on the journey of a lifetime. I want and need to get healthier. In order to do that I have a lot of weight to lose, which means I need to eat healthier and get a move on it! I need to focus on fitness. I have the power to change my life around, and I intend to do just that.

I am still employed full time. I have 2 children (son/daughter) and 3 grandchildren (2 grandsons/granddaughter). My daughter and her children (1 GS/GD) live with me. I am divorced.

I have many interests - besides my family and my church - which include reading and art. I love to draw, paint, colored pencils, water color pencils, water colors - you name it. I'm not professing to be a great artist. I'm merely telling you about a passion I have and a fun, expensive!, hobby that I have.

I need help on this journey. Thanks for your help and encouragement.
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Member Since: 1/4/2011

SparkPoints: 43,108

Fitness Minutes: 41,046

My Goals:
Lose weight
Exercise
Eat healthy
Become fit
Think Positive
Be an example for my family
Be positive
Remain focused
Lose 30# in 2013

My Program:
Use Nutrition Tracker
Fitness Tracker
Have 2 - 3 meatless meals per week
Eat more fruits/veggies
water walk
yoga
Log steps with my Fitbit

Personal Information:
Illinois
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Grandmother
Catholic
Employed/HR benefits admin
Education: Paralegal

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Grandchildren
travel
church activities


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SPEDED2
6/30/2014 1:29:15 PM

Thank you for the Goode!



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~KINDREDSPIRIT~
6/27/2014 10:59:36 PM

Babs,

thank you for the goodie and nice welcome into the group. I love your background pic.

take care
barbara



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AUNTALICE2
6/26/2014 10:37:49 AM

Thanks for the pedometer! I love the support! It is so nice to get feedback! emoticon



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LINOVER
6/10/2014 9:16:13 PM

Babs -
Thank you for the ice cream cone goodie! I have been craving one of those for weeks! It came just at the right time - on my birthday! - the perfect gift! Again, thank you!

Lin



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IOWAGRAMMA
6/10/2014 5:25:52 PM

Babs, I think the hardest thing for me is patience, too. I want it done now, not tomorrow or next week or next year. NOW!! Do you think it has something to do with our German heriatge? I can just hear my Mother and Grandmother saying the same thing. I said "Now!!!" LOL! Thanks for stopping by my blogs today. The earlier ones I wrote during the 5% challenge, but the latest one is just because! Hope you're having a good week...tomorrow is Hump Day, so it should be down hill from there! emoticon



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