RETRACMJ
40,000-49,999 SparkPoints 40,029
SparkPoints
 
Photos

Grandma's House Bed and Breakfast




We got snow - 12-11-08




Fred and Me


SparkGoodies

Sunshine
From:
TERRI289

Workout Shoes
From:
REVRACE24

Seedling
From:
MRSHONEYC
Awards

Shared Food & Fitness Trackers
 
Interact with RETRACMJ
Add as SparkFriend Send Private Message Leave Comment


Well - I see I need to update this! My babies are getting older!
I think mostly I am a Grandma! Our mechanic even calls me that now! I am married to Fred, a wonderful man. We have four children between us (second marriage). We have 9 Grandchildren - the oldest is 21 and the youngest are 4-yr old twins.
We are owners and soon operators of Grandma's House Bed and Breakfast in Smyrna, TN (opening soon - I hope!)
I am 59 and have gained weight since we married - and I need motivation to lose it - so here I am!

*************
I'm 60 now and the youngest grandkids are 5-yo twins - and I am not making much progress. 20 lbs and I quit - but I'm still here!!

******************
Time for another update! TODAY - today is the day I start. I've put my breakfast on the tracker and I've done crunches. Now to the B&B to clean some more. Oh - and I blogged. All those are positives. And I'm going for a massage and taking my GD to shop for a few more wedding things. Today - Thursday Nov. 5 - I'm starting to get better!! (I can't afford a facelift though and all these wrinkles and hanging face are a bit of a downer!!) - Note to me - avoid mirrors for today!!


Member Since: 1/6/2008

Fitness Minutes: 26,404

My Goals:
Lose 25-30 pounds! (lost the weight - have gained most back - so, here we go again!! 1/16/14)

Get the B&B open. (Finally did it - B&B opened 1/1/2011)

Read thru the Bible this year. (made it! 11/30/08)



Get more organized!


My Program:
Drinking water. Walking more. Logging foods. Exercising.



Personal Information:
I live in Smyrna, TN (God's country). Been here just two years and love it!
Starting our 8th year here - and still love this town!


Other Information:
I love time with Grandchildren, time out in nature (God's creation) - reading and singing!




Read More About RETRACMJ - Profile Information moved here. (Updated November 5)




Shown if member clicks "Read More"
My Goals:


My Program:


Personal Information:


Other Information:


Personal Signature: (Shown after Message Board Posts)
Add a Link
Save Changes
Secrets of Success
This user doesn't have any secrets of success.
My Ticker:
 current weight: 190.0 
 
197
191.5
186
180.5
175
Login to Leave Comment
Comments
  • v CATHYSFITLIFE
    Thank you for your comments on my blog "How I would like to celebrate Valentine's Day."

    201 days ago
  • v CONNIECOOLCHICK
    Thank you so much for your comments on my Spark page. I found them quite motivating! it's morning right now, with the day a blank page ahead of me. I do believe, thanks to you, that I shall 'stick' to my goals all day...
    I read your Spark blog and enjoyed it. I am just beginning with grandchildren. My son has a boy (4 1/2 years) and a daughter (16 months). I must say that I absolutely love being a grandmother. And the children are my main motivation for becoming and staying healthy. I want to be able to keep up with them emoticon

    P.S. I also saw on your page that you all had snow in 2008. I bet that was a pleasant and rare surprise. emoticon
    203 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/10/2016 7:31:45 AM
  • v SHINEFROMWITHIN
    thank you for commenting my blog! YOU CAN DO IT, JUST GO DO IT! I will be cheering you on! every step forward, no matter how small is still a step forward. I believe in you! you can do this! emoticon
    217 days ago
  • v RETRACMJ
    I thought I was back in '14 but it lasted a day or two. I need to be back and responsible! You were the only name I saw that I recognized!
    218 days ago
  • v REVRACE24
    Glad your back, good to see a familiar face. I decided to come back too, my life was out of control and this was the one place that let me take the control back. emoticon
    218 days ago
Member Comments (669):  < Previous1234Next >Last >>