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Success is happiness which is thankfulness and appreciation all rolled-up together to give a warm fuzzy feelling of love, fueling energy and thus motivation.

Member Since: 1/13/2011

Fitness Minutes: 442

My Goals:
To have a very haelthy BMI.142 lbs.To do 15 minutes of cardio everyday.Eventually to be able to run for 15 mins.To have a healthy waist measurement. To better my time this year for the "accross the lake swim" and qualify for the next fastest grouping. Last years' time was 42 mins. for the 2.1 km swim.


My Program:
cardio every day; inclined walking on treadmill,12% @ aprox.3mph for 15 mins. or swimming; 50 free,50 br, 50 back alternating for 15 mins. heartrate @ aprox. 145/min, 10 min.cooldown and stretching exercises.weights, either free @ home or machines @ gym twice a week and core exercises



Personal Information:
I am 48 yrs.old, married 20 yrs. and have one daughter. We live in Kelowna, B.C.. For 16 yrs. we lived in a very remote area, which did not work for me at all. I became deppressed, developed some very poor habits and gained 70lbs.. For the past three yrs. we've been living in a great little city with lots of opportunities for healthy activities with a brand new 50m pool/fitness centre and the Greenway(milles of pathways along a natural creek) within walking. Since Sept.2008 I have lost 50lbs. through lots of swimming, some strength training and portion control eacept for giant salads. I shoot for around 500 cals. per meal. Consistency is always the challenge what with depression, ADD, OCD, and/or maby its just hormones from hell perhaps caused from not controlling blood sugar levels hence insulin(??). Measurements taken Sept.'08 were; thighs--25", calves--15", chest--47", waist--39", hips--47". Measurements taken Jan.30'11 were: thighs--17", calves--131/2, chest--40", waist 35", hips 4


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  • v CORKYTHEMOM
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    I am so PROUD of your February achievements! YOU ARE AN INSPIRATION TO ME! Always remember, you are never alone in this journey of ours. I am right by your side, embracing you with lots of moral support, encouragement and motivational hugs. Keep up with your wonderful progress! Can You Do It? TOGETHER, We Can and Will Succeed in Your March GOALS! WooHoo!!


    emoticon emoticon emoticon G = Go For It because You Can Do It!
    emoticon emoticon emoticon O = Overcome Each Obstacle!
    emoticon emoticon emoticon A = Attitude by Believing in Yourself!
    emoticon emoticon emoticon L = Live a Healthier Lifestyle!
    emoticon emoticon emoticon S = Share Your Success with Others!


    "You will achieve your grand goal, a day at a time, so set them for each day / not long and difficult projects, but chores that will take you, step by step, toward your rainbow. Write them down, but limit your list so that you won't have to drag today's undone matters into tomorrow."

    emoticon * YOU ARE WORTHY! * YOU CAN DO IT! * YOU ARE A WINNER! * emoticon


    ~ Monika ~ emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2037 days ago
  • v CORKYTHEMOM
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    H = Healthier Way of Living = Activity of the Mind ~ Nutritional Well-Being ~ Exercise of the Body!

    U = Unity in ~ Support ~ Encouragement ~ Motivation ~ to you always!!

    G = Gratitude for the Gift of our SP Friendship!

    S = Sending LOTS of U Are Special and U Are a Winner HUGS!!


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    I am looking forward to our newfound SP friendship. Always know, I am right by your side, walking along this journey of life and any obstacle you may face! Have a Sparktacular evening! Honored to be friends.



    ~ Monika ~ emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2038 days ago
  • v SPARKENISTA
    emoticon so much for the SparkGoodie! You are most welcome. The fact that people put themselves out there is one of the best things about this site. Also, with such a large number of people on the site, there are bound to be some people who have a lot in common with you and are seeking the same things you are!

    Keep in touch and let me know how it's going for you.

    Best,

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    2038 days ago
  • v NOMUFFINTOP3
    Sounds like you live in an absolutely wonderful place! I was born and raised in Alaska, I now live in Florida. I miss mountains and beautiful trees, etc. My brother live in Washington state and I can wait to to visit him for all that beautiful Northwest scenery. Hope your progress is going well.
    2038 days ago
  • v NOMUFFINTOP3
    Hi. Yes, I am still looking for a buddy. Today I just figured out to scroll down to the very bottom of my SparkPage to read comments. LOL. So I am just reading comments now. I'll be keeping an eye on you.
    2039 days ago
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