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Grandma's House Bed and Breakfast

We got snow - 12-11-08

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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: 26,492

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.

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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!

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

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    Thanks for reading my blog. I actually unfriended that one co-worker off my facebook because he didn't like my running posts and would bring it up. Everything seemed needed at the time and that's why I am thinking of withdrawing from school.
    398 days ago
    Thank you for the comment on my blog! It's nice to know other people are in the same boat. :) emoticon
    404 days ago
    Thank you for your comments on my blog "How I would like to celebrate Valentine's Day."

    407 days ago
    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
    409 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/10/2016 7:31:45 AM
    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
    423 days ago
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