SPARKY531   767
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Want to get healthier

Hoping this will help..
Hoping this will help..




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Member Since: 3/27/2008

SparkPoints: 767

Fitness Minutes: 660

My Goals:
I want to live longer and feel better in the time I have left.

My Program:
I'll track my food and water intake, my measurements and weight and will try to get into the pool more often.

Personal Information:
I'm a grandma and a Mom with multiple disabilities. Hoping to lose weight because I think it might make me feel better.

Other Information:
I love Lillian Jackson Braun "The Cat who..." books.
I like to help people.
I design and make jewelry.



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Member Comments:
5/24/2008 4:57:49 PM

Hope you're having a delightful Saturday.....

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5/12/2008 1:12:58 AM

Isometric exercise tones/ builds muscle. Muscle requires the burning of energy. Muscle has to burn calories just to sustain itself in your body. So the more lean muscle you have versus fat, the more calories you burn while you sit, while you relax, and while you sleep, a lot more!

Three extra pounds of lean muscle burns about 10,000 extra calories a month, just sitting around! Add it up. Since aerobic exercise like jogging burns only about 100 calories per mile, and a typical aerobic workout burns 100 calories every 15 minutes, having 3 extra pounds of muscle burns as many calories as running 25 miles per week, or doing 25 aerobic workouts per month without leaving your couch. It's truly amazing.

I hope you had a pleasant Mothers Day and I hope you try my Isometric Team.

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3/28/2008 4:22:07 PM

Thank you for considering me a friend *smile*

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3/27/2008 4:31:55 PM

Hello and welcome to,

I'm pretty new at this myself, but wanted to let you know that it's o.k. to just jump right in and play. It's how I have been learning my way around. So far I have encountered only splendid, encouraging and helpful people. Stop by and say hello or ask a question anytime.

It's Spark Time!

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3/27/2008 2:53:16 PM

Welcome to SparkPeople!

I started last June and by using Spark and some self discovery in the process, I'm down 25 pounds, and am holding steady at a healthy weight. Spark is a massive site, you will be discovering new and exciting things for at least two months! Good luck and enjoy this invigorating new healthy lifestyle.

Team Leader, aka Village Idiot of:

Opening Pandora's Box ~
Read "What This Team is About and How it Came to Be" to see what it's about, you will be pleasantly surprised. Hope to see you there!

* Diet is a dirty word. Every time I hear it, I wash my mouth out with chocolate!

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