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Hi everyone!

Thank you for stopping by. It is always nice when friends come to visit!!

FYI, for those that don't know our internet is a challenge, so if I don't respond right away I apologize.

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Member Since: 8/28/2006

Fitness Minutes: 87,590

My Goals:
I have to get my weight down as well as my blood sugar levels. My goal is to lose something, anything, to get this plateau busted. My blood sugars have been slowly coming down but that is only if I exercise and watch my carbs.So tracking is also a goal as well as 30 minutes plus exercise each day.

My Program:
Since we are far enough from town to limit joining a gym I have made a nice home gym here. I just need to use it. I have loads of DVDs, a pilates reformer, fitness ball, weight and bands. Our treadmill burns up its motor so once it warms up outside I will also walk around our property.

Watching my carb intake makes all the difference in my blood sugar levels. I am not sure just how low I can consistently go with my carbs. I eat and test to see what is working and what does not. Basically no eating of nasty white stuff: sugar, flour, etc.

Personal Information:
I am 66, been on Sparks a long time and will always be a Firecracker. We are originally from Baltimore, MD and now live in wild, wonderful WV! I miss some of the convenience of 'city' life but do love country living even if it takes 25 minutes to get to town. My 2 children are grown and I miss them so I spy on FB whenever I can!!

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I use LoseIt to track my food because I don't have to be online to do it. I have had a Fitbit since 2010. I love Walk It Out on my Wii, still enjoy looking for the rainbow!

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