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sparkin 3rd place for my age group in the Race for Recovery, September 2015, finished 5K in 45:43

red snapper fishin with my fisherman, 6/25/13

autism walk by Lake Erie spring 2015





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Hi, my name is cheryl and i love spark people. This wonderful community has helped me get back to a healthier weight. I had gotten heavier with age, as my metabolism slowed down more and more. I started my spark journy around 190 lbs on my 5'10" frame. I had gone up to XL and XXL, size 16 or more. Spark people has shown me that i can age with grace instead of settling for fat and frumpy. Praise God for spark people. I feel so much better, a little lighter and a lot healthier.

Member Since: 1/29/2013

Fitness Minutes: 34,443

My Goals:
1. stay within my recommended calories
2. exercise 4-5 days weekly
3. do strength training 2-3 days weekly
4. walk the trail 1-2 times monthly, fast walk and jog.
5. jog the 5k race for recovery in september

My Program:
1. track my calories daily (even when I go over). I strive to eat healthy and balanced.
2. exercise on elliptical 4-5 days weekly.
3. do upper body strength training 2-3 days per week with 5 lb. weights.
4. walk/jog trail 1-2 times monthly

Personal Information:
I live in the beautiful deer country of pennsylvania. I am 58 y.o., christian woman, married, 3 adult children (one who has aspergers/autism), 4 granddaughters, a lovable rottweiler and a little miniature dashound who rules the house.
i am a case management supervisor for a drug and alcohol agency

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I am a survivor and a recovering alcoholic, addict. I have survived childhood and adult sexual abuse. I have survived physical, verbal and emotional abuse. I have been sober since 5-14-79 and journeying with Jesus since 1984.
My husband and i enjoy hunting and fishing and motorcycling.
I enjoy crochet, gardening, reading, bible study, religion, psychology......

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