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Accept who you are - all your quirks, passions, interests and uniqueness. You are beautiful you.

The struggle from Catepillar to Butterfly is always worth it.

Choosing healthy dose of Cardio and/or Strength Training Daily to meet Goals



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Life is so much more than what we eat or how we move or how we look to others. It's about living! To our fullest potential. Yet what we eat and how we move ultimately will affect us. I am coming out of a hole of depression and food comfort. It's been a tough four year battle with my own heart & kidney health while caring for my extended family and my own household...the well known "sandwich" season of life. Eighteen months ago, I lost my Mom (in-law) to a 3 month fight with infection after pancreatic cancer surgery and twelve months since I lost my Dad (in-law) to a 2 month fight with pneumonia. I also had a surgery just over a year ago. I miss my "parents". They had been a rock in my life for almost 28 years. But ... I learned a few lessons: I no longer feel guilty for taking care of self. I now know that to enjoy my own life, it's the little things I do that add up to an amazing return in my peace of mind and state of heart. I need to learn to love and see myself as Worthwhile. I need to see myself as others see me: optimistic, sometimes crazy-fun woman who loves driving her jeep, re-storing her FJ40, camping, hiking, & watching football; and get back into baking, cooking, knitting & using her camera.

Member Since: 6/15/2009

Fitness Minutes: 93,461

My Goals:
To take great care of myself...
for I am wonderfully made by an Awesome God.

To become a Healthier version of me.

To become a Balanced Woman of Grace

My Program:
To LIVE the life I have been blessed with.

To MOVE everyday.

To EAT; to stop skipping meals and eat nutritious "clean" balanced mini-meals.

To SEE the beauty IN my body.

Personal Information:
Been married 24 1/2 years to one hard working man; keeps me on my toes to protect this great gift;

My sons (21, 19, & 13) bless this woman with excitement, activity, and love.

Trained as an executive assistant, currently using abilities in volunteer capacity

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~ The thing that is really hard, and really amazing, is giving up on being perfect & beginning the work of becoming YOURSELF - Anna Quindlen

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