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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: 20,515

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.



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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.


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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 NORASPAT
    Hi TERRY, our son was in his senior year before his braces. He was in 5th grade so some days he just wanted to stay in his room. He played the Oboe and he was first chair in the youth orchestra. His music teacher saw him in a recital and came over to check him out. Eventually his oboe was a small crack. His music teacher had a friend in the Chicago Symphony and he wanted to sell his oboe. The music teacher told us it was going for $1,000, He knew we could not pay that so we were going to have the crack filled for $100.
    His teacher made a cassette and mailed it to his friend. We bought it for $600 and his teacher gave him in installments. We finally said he was a Junior and we will pay it off. He was the youngest kid to be the first chair Oboe. There were three a girl senior and a boy Junior. The music teacher paid his friend in Chicago.
    The oboe is insured for $10,000, I am hoping he will pick it up again.
    His mouth has always a beautiful smile. I hope to go to see him.
    He looks like his DAD. Fred had his teeth pulled at 16 and had dentures he was a dancer and he had BUCK TEETH. Stephen was luckier. Pat in Maine. emoticon emoticon emoticon
    12 days ago
  • v CAPTAINMORGAN2
    Terry, glad you made it there and hope you are having fun and the weather is nice. We have been cleaning up after the big meal, had egg hunt for Abby and then a real rabbit showed up in the yard! Abby was so excited, then she got to open presents from the Easter bunny, he was a little late but we know how many kids he has to see. Kind of a cool day but we are having a good time anyway. Enjoy your vacation!! Georgine
    38 days ago
  • v EGGBASKET1
    HOPE YOU HAVE A "HAPPY EASTER" !!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    39 days ago
  • v NORASPAT
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    TERRY I HOPE YOU HAVE HAPPY EASTER HUGS from Pat from Maine.
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    Be safe and HAPPY !!
    40 days ago
  • v NORASPAT
    Hi there I was going to chat but I saw it was late. I also saw the FIBER CHALLENGE have you done it or doing it.
    Well Done Pat, way too late. (((HUGS))) Pat in Maine emoticon m emoticon emoticon emoticon m
    50 days ago
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