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Believe in what makes you feel good.
Believe in what makes you happy.
Believe in the dreams you've always wanted to
come true, and give them every chance to.
by:Dena DiJaconi


My journey with Spark People has been and will continue to be a very exciting one. As I learned to navigate my way around, I
discovered so many helpful topics, which I read that gave me a wealth of information and knowledge.
Teams to join, recipes to try, and so much more.
I needed to lose weight.
I did not promise myself to lose weight, as promises can be broken, instead I made a commitment to lose weight.
I read members blogs on how they lost weight. Saying to myself, if they can do it, so can I."

My new weight loss has taken 2 years. to lose. 81 lbs.

Changing my eating habits, along with exercising made a big difference.

I found what worked for me and stuck to it.
I used what I learned to becoming a healthier me.

Member Since: 2/18/2009

Fitness Minutes: 12,697

My Goals:
My first goal is losing weight.
Since I have joined Spark People I have lost 81 pounds.
My second goal is to exercise more on a daily routine.
My third goal is to eat healthier for life.

My Program:
I am on a 1200 calorie a day diet.
Here I wrote some of my ways of my accomplishing this.

1. staying focused
2. direction
3. commitment
4. if I fall down seven
times, I get up eight.
5. support from other
6. Spark People articles
7. motivation
8. encouragement
9. faith
10. hope
11. staying positive

Personal Information:
My name is: Paula M. Strasburg.
I am married to the most wonderful man in the world, Wayne Allen Strasburg.
We live in Boyd, WI.

I have multiple disabilities, which are:

I have severe copd, influenza, nerve and muscle damage, Fibromyalgia, Spinal Stenoses, atrophy, auropathy, narrowing of the spine, asthma, scoliosis, and diabeties.


Other Information:
I write poetry and short stories.
I enjoy reading, cooking and baking.
I like country music, and old time movies.
I like variety in my life, a choice of things to do.
My favorite holiday is Christmas.

I knit, crochet and sew.

I believe in:

Positive Thinking
Encouraging others
Making Changes

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