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I am in my seventh year of living a healthy life style!!
I celebrated my fifth year anniversary with SparkPeople February 12, 2017. I reached my goal weight on 2/7/12 - almost a year to the day I joined SparkPeople!! Sometimes my weight goes up a little bit, but I manage to drop it back down and maintain with different challenges on the SparkPeople web site, the support of my SparkBuddies as well as future physical goals.

I started off with walking. If you would have told me three years ago that I would have run a 5k, I would have never believed it!

As of today, I have run 5ks, 10k's, 3 ten milers, and 5 Half Marathons! Funny how fast one's perspective can change...even for us middle-aged people!

Even though I have conquered all of the above, I am faced with an even bigger "challenge". I lost my 26 year old son two years ago to Anorexia Nervosa. I am still in the grieving process and it is very difficult. I need to stay healthy, but, it is not the first thing on my mind. And, since he passed away from counting calories, weighing himself on the scale 3 times per day, and eating halves of everything - it has been a real mental challenge for me.

My favorite quotes...

All you can change is yourself, but sometimes that changes everything! Gary W. Goldstein

Goals are dreams with deadlines. ---Diana Scharf Hunt

Take care of your body. It's the only place you have to live. - Jim Rohn

What you are doing is not nearly as important as how you feel about what you are doing. - Unknown

There'll be two dates on your tombstone. And all your friends will read 'em. But all that's gonna matter is that little dash between 'em. - Kevin Welch

All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them. Walt Disney

Accomplishment only takes place when you actively participate with your intentions. Therefore, fully commit to participate in the dreams of your choice and do so against all the risks confronting you. Guru Singh

No Matter How You Feel, Get Up, Dress Up, Show Up, and Never Give Up - Unknown


Member Since: 2/12/2011

My Goals:
To become more healthy in mind, body and spirit.


My Program:
I am a Pescetarian.
I walk 7 days per week.

I practice yoga.

I walk 2 miles per day with my dogs, Roxy and Mayzie - weather permitting!!



Personal Information:
I have been married for 28 years. I have two sons (one is in Heaven) and 2 beautiful little Boston Terriers named "Roxy" and "Mayzie. Having dogs who love to walk is such a great gift...they get me out everyday. All I have to do is look at those big brown eyes and I am out the door!!


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No Matter how you feel, Get up, dress up, show up, and Never give up!




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  • v 1CRAZYDOG
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    In order to be successful in your professional and personal lives, commitment is not an option, but a necessity. Michael McKeller
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    14 hours ago
  • v OVERWORKEDJANET
    That used to be my DH years ago. Too late learned, I think!
    1 day ago
  • v WATERMELLEN
    I cried when MY son left at Christmas too: we just love them so much. No kidding!!
    1 day ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
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    . . . the Universe is always mirroring back to us our beliefs about our selves, and the world. If we believe the world is a loving and friendly place, then most of the time that will be our experience. Arielle Ford
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    1 day ago
  • v INFLATED
    It was hard to watch my nephew and his wife holding each other and crying. Of course, the cameras were there to film their grief. I pray that they can be there for each other and that this does not affect their marriage.

    I was talking to my husband's cousin. She said her uncle and his wife split up after their son died of Reye's syndrome, blaming each other for his death. Now his Dad has died too. I handle death with this verse, it has helped me to accept it. Ecclesiastes 3:1,2 To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven: A time to be born, and a time to die; a time to plant, and a time to pluck up that which is planted;

    God knows the exact second and I personally don't believe there is anything we can do to change it.
    1 day ago
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