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Hi! I'm a 56 year old Mom of one teenage son. I began Sparks at the age of 48 (as my page name shows) for the support and upbeat encouragement that I needed to get my life back to where it needed to be again for a few reasons. And, I'm so happy to say, "I'm Me Again"!!!

I'm here for my son! He's my pride and joy and I love him with all my heart! We, as a family, have gone through a lot during my son's teen years--the good times and in situations where I never imagined I would be and, more so, in situations I never thought my son felt he had to be in! We've gone through a year or two of counseling, court appearances and other things that I would never wish on any parent! Our children hurt - we hurt! And, I would never wish any of these experiences or hurt upon another parent or their child. But, as a Mom, I'll do whatever it takes to continue to make my son love life, smile and see that sparkle in his eyes and know that the smile is on the "inside" and "outside." And, the best part is, we're doing it!

He has changed in so many ways -- and it's fantastic! We still have bumps in the road -- don't get me wrong -- but we can handle those bumps and we handle them with love! Love is a super powerful emotion and one that will get you through all!

So, I'm here to continue to be positive, healthy and the best person I can be for my son! He needs his Mom and I'm going to be here for him! He's my total motivation!!!

And, yet another update, I've started a team called "Stressed Out Women Gettin' Healthy". I love sharing my support and friendship and encouragement with everyone. If I feel I can help someone else -- I'm there -- as I would love to see all of us get "happy and healthy" again! So check it out and join! The more the merrier!!! And this Team really is doing great on their weight losses and I have been seeing the improvement as to their motivational feeling of doing it! And they are!!! I love them all! And, I'm so proud of each and every one of my friends!

So, all in all, turn your negatives around everyone! You have the power! I did when I joined Sparks and when I began a Team on my own--something I never thought I was able to do! But I did it and the Team is wonderful and growing every day! Determination for health and happiness -- and for those that you love and care for-- it's so worth it and something you will never regret!

Thank you to all of my buds! You have helped me find "me" again!


Member Since: 1/16/2009

Fitness Minutes: 355,937

My Goals:
I would like to lose about 15 pounds so I get back to the weight where I felt the best. I also want to bring my sense of humor and personality "out" again -- I've missed feeling like me!


My Program:
Trying to control the emotional eating that I'm guilty of due to the stresses and worries of a not so positive home environment.



Personal Information:
Hi! I'm from Wisconsin! I have a crazy sort of personality and love to kid around with my friends -- in person or on screen! I love spreading smiles!


Other Information:
Love to read Stephen King books and will always think Richard Gere is "hot"!!!




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  • v 1HAPPYSPIRIT
    emoticon on being the Spark Motivator of the Day! I hope you continue to stay Spark strong and share your encouragement and enthusiasm with others on this site.
    61 days ago
  • v MICHELLE311106
    Just stopping in to say Hello and I've missed you. I hope you and your family are well.
    69 days ago
  • v LOVECAROL
    Thank you. Have a pleasant day.
    100 days ago
  • v STICKSNSTONES
    Hi, I just stop by to say, I have joined the Fabulous Team. I really like the topics and even posted a few myself. I see not to many are participating now. To many teams are In Active and we need to Keep them Going! Have a good day and keep up the good work as a Team Leader. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    105 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/11/2017 11:07:54 PM
  • v STICKSNSTONES
    emoticon for the nice welcome to the Fabulous Team. I appreciate it. Have a great day. Hope to get to know you better. Will be joining in soon. Good Luck to you in reaching your goals too. Smile and Be Happy! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    106 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/10/2017 11:18:07 AM
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