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Hi! My name is Rose & I've been Sparking for a while now! My weight was at 230 when I became serious about my health & well being. I was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes in 2010 & was put on Metformin. I joined SparkPeople in an attempt to lose the weight & become healthier. My weight has fluctuated, but I'm around 165 now, thanks to SP & it's wonderful community! Currently, I'm not on any Diabetes medication & my HgA1C is 5.3! I exercise daily & am mindful of what I'm putting in my ...
Hi! My name is Rose & I've been Sparking for a while now! My weight was at 230 when I became serious about my health & well being. I was diagnosed with Type II Diabetes in 2010 & was put on Metformin. I joined SparkPeople in an attempt to lose the weight & become healthier. My weight has fluctuated, but I'm around 165 now, thanks to SP & it's wonderful community! Currently, I'm not on any Diabetes medication & my HgA1C is 5.3! I exercise daily & am mindful of what I'm putting in my mouth! Hey, we CAN do this! One day at a time, we CAN!!!

Hello! Name is Rose! Struggling a bit these last few weeks & haven't been tracking like I know I must! Getting back to the basics is what's needed! I'm still down almost 25 pounds since I started w/WW's & I need to recommit, track my foods, & stay within caloric range! I'm exercising daily & plan to continue! My most recent love is spinning!!! Lovin' SparkPeople!!! Lovin' the community!!! Go fellow Sparkers!!!

Hi! Rose here! Since I've restarted my weight loss efforts, I've lost 29.2 lbs doing Weight Watchers! I track both on SparkPeople & I'm using the etools on WW's. Tracking has been the key for me...& I realize I will ALWAYS have to be mindful of what I put in my mouth! I exercise daily & plan to continue! I adore the SP community & the support of so many wonderful people! SparkPeople is awesome!

Hello! My name is Rose & I've been on SparkPeople for two years! I lost almost 70 pounds when I first joined. I've strayed for a while...& have gained a little over 30 lbs back. How? Not by not exercising, cause I do plenty! I stopped tracking! Yep! Simple as that! So, I'm back on track! SparkPeople works! The community is wonderful! Let the games begin!!!
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Member Since: 8/11/2010

SparkPoints: 85,604

Fitness Minutes: 123,169

My Goals:
DAILY GOALS:

-mindful eating
-drink 8 glasses H2O
-5 or more fruits/vegs
-healthy snacking
-60+ min of exercise
-log on to SP!

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My Program:
Focus on one day at a time! Adhere to daily goals. Perform strength training & daily cardio at the Y! My cardio consists mainly of walking/running, biking, & exercise classes. I shoot for 60-90 mins of cardio MOST days! I LOVE LOVE LOVE spin class!!!
I get some ST in a BODY SCULPTING class & do lift free weights a couple of times a week at home or the gym! I've begun to enjoy Body Pump class twice a week!!!
I cook healthy & nutritious meals & try to avoid eating out as much as possible.



Personal Information:
I relocated from NE Ohio to SW Florida in 2011 & I absolutely LOVE living in Florida! I'm a mother of 2 grown daughters, & have 3 grandchildren, ages 17 (twin boys) & a 13 y/o little girl. I'm also a surrogate Grandma to my youngest daughter's boyfriend's 2 sons, ages 18 & 13! They are my JOY!
I'm a retired RN.

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If you can imagine it, you can achieve it; if you can dream it, you can become it.
-William Arthur Ward

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CORKYTHEMOM1
8/14/2015 10:26:02 AM

emoticon Rose! It is time to show our SPARK pride! Let's acknowledge our progress and achievements. WOOHOO for choosing good habits of being self-confident, eating healthier, exercising regularly, managing stress, getting enough rest and improving medical conditions! It is because of our positive lifestyle changes that we are making results happen. Each victory has put us closer to where we want to be. WOOHOO to us!!


emoticon W = Wonderful role model from turning goals into lasting achievements!
emoticon O = Outstanding friend that supports, encourages and inspires others!
emoticon O = Open to new ideas by replacing poor habits with healthy choices!
emoticon H = Honorable by meeting new challenges and creating effective goals!
emoticon O = Observes a healthy lifestyle with dedication and completion!
emoticon O = Overcomes every obstacle by mastering positive results!


~ Monika ~ emoticon



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ONEGREATCAT
8/11/2015 12:31:12 PM

Thanks for the "spa visit" goodie. I'll need that after the 15th. In the interim......run, run, run, computer, computer, computer!

Rats....they're calling for thunderstorms on the 15th here. If so, that will ruin 1/2 of the Park's plans.

Oh well...............................

Have an enJOYable day dear Rose.



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BIGMAMAT
8/4/2015 4:43:47 PM

Glad to hear your feeling better! emoticon Can't keep a good woman down for long! Hope you had a great day. emoticon



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BIGMAMAT
7/31/2015 11:18:28 PM

Did you Zumba today??? emoticon You ROCK !!! Thanks for the Rose, Rose! emoticon Have a fantastic weekend. hugs. T



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BIGMAMAT
7/29/2015 11:42:34 AM

Sending Love to you my dear friend! emoticon Gonna soak up some sun at the pool today with the little one. Hope you have a fantastic day!



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