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I love having enough energy to play with my grandchildren. Here, with my husband and our grandkids





My DH and I greeting our youngest grandchild, Jackson.



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What a good place Sparkpeople.com is! I have lost weight and grown stronger because of tracking--being honest about food and exercise. I have wonderful Spark friends who inspire me. I am so grateful!
What a good place Sparkpeople.com is! I have lost weight and grown stronger because of tracking--being honest about food and exercise. I have wonderful Spark friends who inspire me. I am so grateful!


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TORTISE110 picked up her son at the train station at 3 am. So glad to see my boy!
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Member Since: 2/14/2012

SparkPoints: 111,705

Fitness Minutes: 87,986

My Goals:
I intend to maintain a healthy weight, to thrive doing exercise I love, and to have fun.

My Program:
I want to live a healthy life "full out." I am healthy, and consider it my job to protect that gift!

Personal Information:
I was born in the Pacific Northwest, but live in Virginia (Metro DC) now. I always have a foot in each place--I love them both. I love the water and being outdoors and so I try to be active there when I can. The gym is a good fall back though!

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I am married, mother to a son, stepmom to a daughter and two sons. Grandmother to 5. Being active with my family is important--we are a movin' bunch.

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Member Comments:
FIFIFRIZZLE
11/23/2014 10:45:11 PM

Thank you for your kind words about my cat. Yes, we miss her, but have lots of happy memories of her companionship.
Congratulations n nearly achieving your thanksgiving goal.



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BESSHAILE
11/23/2014 8:08:42 AM

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Thanks for the bloglove on my What's Your Passion post. I'm glad you understand how being healthy is FUN not suffering. LOL people are so contrary.

I'm reminded of my Dad who looked at every change he had to make as his body aged as a door clanging shut - a piece of himself cut off forever. He had so many things, so much he could have added to his life that he refused to do, till in the end, death was the only thing he wanted. As I watched him, I vowed that I would embrace each change that aging brought to my life as the gift it was - not the punishment it need not have been.





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BESSHAILE
11/20/2014 6:17:15 AM

Hey there! Thanks for the bloglove. I will be wearing those boots soon. LOL. Next week in fact. Those Brains of mine have a limited amount of patience.

See you soon?



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SWEDE_SU
11/17/2014 4:27:44 AM

thanks for stopping by my blog!



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SANDICANE
11/13/2014 8:27:47 AM

Want to know more about my "road kill" comment? Read my blog yesterday, Beck Day 30, and all it's comments!!! I laughed myself all the way to bed last night!!



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