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My name is Merilyn. I live in British Columbia, Canada. I am recently married ( 2007) and have two children and four grandkids.
I have lost 10 pounds so far with SparkPeople and will continue to use this site in the hopes of dropping a few more pounds.
My main reason for using this site is to maintain my good health and to stay strong and fit.
I am thrilled to have met some nice people from all over the world since I joined SP.

Member Since: 1/18/2008

Fitness Minutes: 172,781

My Goals:
Exercise daily, either, walking, swimming, biking , elliptical or some other movement. I strive for at least an hour at a time.
Eating the right foods is critical to good health. My daily challenge is to eat enough fruits, veggies and get enough fibre.

My Program:
I am counting calories with the help of a journal and I walk and use my elliptical trainer I also practice Hatha Yoga as a stretching routine.
I have started a running program with my walking. I am also racewalking periodically. I have taken up swimming recently as well.
Weight training on the Stability ball at least three times per week.

Personal Information:
My name is Merilyn and I live in British Columbia, Canada. I have two children and four grandchildren.
As of October 2010, I am a retired person. And loving it. Still not enough hours in my day for all my activities. Hoping to start Zumba classes soon as well.

Other Information:
I love to dance, read and my hobbies include sewing and knitting and gardening. I love cats and have recently added a new addition to our family. She is called Munchkin because she is that.
I am loving all the new friends I have since joining Sparkpeople. Smile.

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  • v NANA-TOO
    Thanks Marilyn - just wish I could could on those 3 lbs. to be gone forever emoticon
    1636 days ago
  • v ERICA077
    Good Morning

    My sister JennieC1960 just added you as a friend. She is interested in joining our group. We live together and are doing sparkpeople together. Just so you know who the new person is who added you as a friend.
    1702 days ago
    Hi Merilyn, sure hope all is well in your neck of the woods, haven't seen you post on the canadian team for a while so thought I would check in on ya ... emoticon
    1703 days ago
  • v ERICA077
    Hi. Not sure how it happened but my profile as ericah077 was deleted. I have opened a new one under erica077. Please I would like to join our group again if you would invite me. I tried looking for Ontario Walker but was unable to bring it up. I was really angry with sparkpeople. The wrong account got deleted. I am really glad I was able to find you with my searches. Hope you have been well. Hope to talk to you soon.
    1706 days ago
    Just popping in to say hi. Haven't seen you for a while on our team - just popping in to say hi and hope that all is going well with you.

    Irene in BC
    1707 days ago
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