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New goals, new attitude!

I've been a SparkMember for years, and have been on a slow, slow roller coaster between 180 & 200 lbs. Lately, the scale & the inches are moving downward, and I'm trying to recommit to my own health.

I have a new goal - earn a Master's degree in Human Services & Counseling by the end of summer. While I'm working from home on that goal, I'm trying to focus on my health, too.

Working on my health has taken on a new meaning this summer as I was diagnosed with bilateral ...
I've been a SparkMember for years, and have been on a slow, slow roller coaster between 180 & 200 lbs. Lately, the scale & the inches are moving downward, and I'm trying to recommit to my own health.

I have a new goal - earn a Master's degree in Human Services & Counseling by the end of summer. While I'm working from home on that goal, I'm trying to focus on my health, too.

Working on my health has taken on a new meaning this summer as I was diagnosed with bilateral DVT and bilateral pulmonary emboli - that's blood clots in both legs and both lungs - despite a lack of risk factors. Turns out I inherited a genetic mutation toward clotting that took 46 years to appear - pretty scary. Also found out that my thyroid is not functioning properly and that may be why it's been so difficult to lose weight. I'm learning all sorts of new health info!

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Member Since: 2/13/2008

SparkPoints: 57,920

Fitness Minutes: 39,768

My Goals:
Refocus my life on my family & friends and riding my horses rather than on work.




My Program:
Strength/toning 50 minutes 4x/week and walk/run interval sessions 3x/week.



Personal Information:
I live in Roseville, CA.

Other Information:
I love animals, especially horses & cats. I cross stitch & crochet, as well as read & play sudoku. For fitness & fun, I like to hike, ride horses, do yoga, and bike ride.

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RUTHIEBEAR
11/23/2014 9:57:01 AM

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At times our own light goes out and is rekindled by a spark from another person. Each of us has cause to think with deep gratitude of those who have lighted the flame within us.
Albert Schweitzer
You are in the top five for team fitness minutes this week. Do not let your SPARK go out during Thanksgiving. Be grateful for your many blessings. YOU are one of MY blessings emoticon

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RUTHIEBEAR
11/16/2014 10:24:33 AM

Congratulations on being in the top five for team fitness minutes this week. Temptations are all around us this time of year. Stay strong and make healthy choices every day! I know you can do it!
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RUTHIEBEAR
11/9/2014 11:25:03 AM

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You can't lose weight by talking about it. You have to keep your mouth shut.
Thanksgiving is approaching. If you want to stay in the top five for team fitness minutes, you may have to keep your mouth shut and your body moving! emoticon
My advice is to count your calories as well as your blessings!
Congratulations on a job well done this week!
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RUTHIEBEAR
10/27/2014 1:51:11 PM

emoticon Sweat plus sacrifice equals SUCCESS!!!!
You are a success this week because of all of the sweating you did getting to the top five for team fitness minutes!
Stay strong and do not let Halloween treats call your name! emoticon
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RUTHIEBEAR
10/19/2014 9:29:53 AM

“Get going. Move forward. Aim High. Plan a takeoff. Don't just sit on the runway and hope someone will come along and push the airplane. It simply won't happen. Change your attitude and gain some altitude. Believe me, you'll love it up here.”
― Donald Trump
Celebrate - you are in the top five for team fitness minutes this week! No one had to push your airplane. You are flying high! emoticon
Stay strong and keep on making healthy choices. I believe in YOU!!!!
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