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Guess what? I've lost another two pounds! That's a plus -- or minus - I'll take. Granted it takes more grit and determination to lose more at 54 years of age, but I am up for the challenge. I've coming a long way since 2013 when I've began sinking into a major depression thicker and deeper than mud. What I was left with was a whopping 50 pound weight gain. I couldn't have believed it! I talked myself into accepting myself as I was, but there was something inside me that wouldn't let the possibility of "healthier" go.

So here it is two years later. I am living la vida loca, still doing things I've only imagined doing -- 4th degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do, a published writer, Zumba classes -- and I will never give up on the idea I can transform my body to show the extravert I am.

Giving up? NEVAH it's pnot an option!

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A Spark People's Motivator of the Day: 2/11/2013

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Trust in the LORD with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; -- Proverbs 3:5 NIV

"A creative man is motivated by the desire to achieve, not by the desire to beat others." -- Ayn Rand

"Go confidently in the direction of your dreams. Live the life you have imagined." -- Henry David Thoreau

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Member Since: 12/4/2009

Fitness Minutes: 16,404

My Goals:
Personal Goals"

1.I want to become active again.

2. Gain a positive self image in my eyes.

3. Remembering life on Earth is an adventure, and I should enjoy it.

4. Focus on my natural talents. Listen to what spirit is telling me and go from there.

Enter 5-Ks within my community.

My Program:
-- five days to activity for at least thirty minutes.

-- Simplify my eating plan. Consume less sugar and bread, eat more fibrous foods .. beans, fruit, veggies.

--Water, water, water.

-- Coffee is good so long as it's not eight cups a day!

-- Become knowledgeable about my personal wellness and stress management.

-- Take time to rest and renew.

-- Love the silence so I can communicate with the Most High.

-- Read, write, Spark.

-- I am a naturally driven woman. I am learning how to BE.

Personal Information:
54 years old.
Two grown sons,
Mom of Kovu, the Wonder Dog (My shelter pup is 12-years-old now and like me, has some arthritis to contend with.)

Other Information:
-- Writer, poet

-- Free Spirit

-- Earth mama.

-- Zumba Instructor.

-- 4th degree Black Belt in Tae Kwon Do.

-- I'm a daughter of the the Lord. I release my spirit to Heaven!

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  • v LINDAM.1
    I am a co leader on Healthy hearts. keeps my fingers moving.
    437 days ago
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    Cee, I'm back on SP after several months of being without a computer and recovering from my car accident. Are you ready to embrace this week? Join me as we journey together igniting sparks of confidence, making healthy choices and challenging our bodies! Lets convert our flaming thoughts into positive action! Lets fill our minds with infectious enthusiasm! Lets feel the powerful-charged energy releasing from our bodies! GET READY to fully immerse ourselves from the tip of our heads to the bottom of our toes! GET SET by converting our individualized goals into extraordinary results! GO because TOGETHER, We CAN and WILL Do It!! Let's have a WOOHOO week!

    ~ Monika ~ emoticon
    438 days ago
    emoticon Creative glad I visited!

    443 days ago
  • v JAZZID
    emoticon I hope all is well with you

    Have a great week! ~ Dee emoticon
    453 days ago
  • v ANYVAR54
    Welcome to CHRISTIAN Women With Depression team. We are here to support one another. Come join some of our threads, and share prayer requests. We will pray for you. emoticon emoticon
    461 days ago
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