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First of all I want to say HELLO to all who come by my page, This is my third try and I KNOW I CAN DO THIS! I have quite a bit of knowledge about dieting - living healthy- but there is always room for more learning. It is fun learning how to use the different types of exercise equipment. Thank you all for any encourgement and helpful hints you drop by with. I'm here also to help whoever I can. Have a great and wonderful journey.

I'm now doing Trim Healthy Mama and loving it. Food freedom! Totally different out look on the way to eat. Follows what is in the Bible.

14 Tips for Starting and Sticking with a Workout Routine
Stop Failure Before it Starts
-- By Julie Isphording, former Olympian
"If you have time to watch TV then you have time to exercise and cook health meals. It's just a matter of priorities." found on SP post.




For some of us out there, if we could just convince ourselves that there is enough time in the day to exercise, we could be on track to a great fitness program. For others, we get started but quickly lose momentum and give up. To help get started and stay on track, here are a few tips:

Throw away the bathing suit you wore in high school� and the memory too. It�s normal to have a mental image of yourself when you last exercised like a fiend. But if that image is from high school, you could be in big trouble. Even if it�s from last year, forget it. Remember as little as possible of what you used to look like. Starting today, make new memories.

Prepare. We already know you don�t have the time, so write it down like an appointment every day. You wouldn�t cancel an appointment, why would you cancel on yourself? Aren�t you important too?

Start slowly. Do much less than what you�re capable of. Take a 20-minute walk if you�re returning to exercise. You might feel like it�s not enough, but it�s a good start.

Get the family involved. Run while your daughter rides her bike. Go to a local track and let the kids play their own games. Run with your spouse. Sign up for a local 10K. Walk with your son. Celebrate with a little something special after every activity.

Where are your friends? Four words, four reasons � motivation, inspiration, determination, conversation. Surround yourself with friends who think positive and live large.

Put the pain in perspective. When the going gets tough, remember that you have survived 600 carpools, 540 loads of laundry (this month), 41 baseball games, 230 dinners and one family vacation. What�s the big deal?

Allow yourself to slow down. You�re driving this bus! For the first time today, you are in control.

Sign up for a race. It�s a goal to strive for and adds a little meaning to your everyday workout.

Run/walk in public. Be proud of your accomplishment. Take in all the sites and be an inspiration to others.

Just show up. Go to the gym, class, or the park. Once you�re there, it�s hard to say no. 98% of life is showing up.

Eat. Follow a healthy eating pattern. If you limit your calorie intake, you will not have enough energy to work out and your metabolism will slow down.

Understand your energy cycle. There are peaks during our days. Even during the week. Try to complete your workout when you feel good about yourself.

Wallow in your greatness. You can exercise to become a better exerciser, or you can exercise to become a better mother, a better father, doctor, teacher, or a better friend � or you can exercise to become BETTER. Be proud of that accomplishment.

Have fun. Where�s your childlike spirit? When you can make workouts "playouts," you�ve got it made.
Don�t give up on yourself. After all, it�s never too late to be that healthy person you might have been.


Member Since: 12/21/2010

Fitness Minutes: 23,673

My Goals:
My goals are to lose weight, eat healthier, and to help inspirer other people especially my family.


My Program:
Walking is the biggest part of my exercises. Starting with ten minutes a day. Plan on adding more as I improve. I track here on SP for my food and exercises. Plus I measure my weight and inches, how my clothes feel and how I feel.



Personal Information:
I live in the west but from the east. Have lived in several states. Have five wonderful adult children with eighteen beautiful grandchildren. Plus three step grandchildren that have a special spot in my heart.


Other Information:
I love to do needle work like cross stitch, knitting and the such.

Finding a new desire for cooking healthy.




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  • v RD03875
    Thanks for your comment on my blog about my progress. Can that book be downloaded from the internet through Kindle or Amazon? They don't sell stuff like that here, I'm not in the USA.
    Hope all is well with you.
    3 days ago
  • v CAPTAINMORGAN2
    I told Pat not to worry about the mix up as we are all together and that is what matters. I like to read your posts as you stay on program so well and i need to get to that point again. It will take me a bit to get back but sciatica is not gone but better. I spent 2 hours at the clinic Thursday and my wrist was getting better while we waited for tests and the doctor. By the time Penny brought me home I could use the wrist to open the truck door and it kept getting better. I didn't want to take the prednisoine but did and I was up all nite as it bothered me so missed the chiropractor Friday but have an appt. Monday. All getting better but moving slowly. Increasing steps a little at a time as still have that sore tendon too. How can I come up with all this at once???!! Not sure I can walk in the prak for our Harvest Moon festival, missed it last year and missed 2 Blueberry Fests with these pain issues. Robin said she will get my soap and fried bread for me and i can walk around here. So it goes.
    Glad you have the weekends off and doing well. More later, can't sit too long even tho my chair is made for back problems and a emoticon very good chair. More later
    38 days ago
  • v CAPTAINMORGAN2
    Terry, there is some confusion here as Pat told me to look for you. Pat put the new one in twice and I have been on already but don't see you?? will look around again, Georgine
    39 days ago
  • v EGGBASKET1
    Hello ! Summer with all the heavy rain we are having has been hard on us. It is so hard to breathe and very heavy on the heart. The picture is me holding my newest great grand son. He is number 12 !
    95 days ago
  • v EGGBASKET1
    Hello ! Hope you are having a wonderful day.
    96 days ago
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