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Meeting Jillian

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Just about a month ago Jillian was here in our community. She is doing a special presentation about Native Americans and had chosen a family here in this community as her subjects.
The day this picture was taken, the people in the community had planned a welcome event for her and the camera crew. I came to the event which was at the local park, and waited for her to arrive. The family that was chosen was there also and asked us all to welcome them. There was food to be served but I wasn't planning to stay long to eat. After the speech I went right up to her and hugged her and my sister took a picture and then I left. Sorry guys it wasn't a big hoopla meeting but I just wanted a picture.
The rest of the story, is that she upset quite a few people because she threw out a whole box of freshly cooked bread. I agree that it was not healthy food but someone had taken the time to cook it and she didn't have to eat it if she didn't want to.
Anyway Jillian and the crew were here about a week and had even done a community health walk, but I was busy that day and didn't make it. But next month Jillian is scheduled to come back for more filming and updates on the chosen family. Also there is some Native cultural events happening, so maybe then I will get to really meet her then.
Be blessed Sparkfamily emoticon

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RUN2MYDREAMS 5/23/2010 12:30PM

    What a wonderful experience for you to have had. I hope you'll post an update next month!
YOU CAN DO THIS emoticon emoticon

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MOMFAN 5/22/2010 9:44PM

    Next month she will see a lighter you!

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MINDYJ1 5/21/2010 11:34AM

    You look so happy in the picture! I am so glad for you!

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YESITSDEB 5/21/2010 11:10AM

    How fun (except for the bread). emoticon

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THREEE 5/21/2010 1:56AM


and i think jillian actually is soooo tender-hearted but on a mission...if she would have THOUGHT for half a second, she MAYBE wouldn't have pitched the bread, but she just wants to fix anyone she comes in contact with...she was on, i think, Dr.Phil with a male (jacka**) trainer and she rode him hard when given the opportunity because he was only talking LOOKS and she is CONCERNED with HEALTH...she cares...

and DO let us know if you get to talk to her next time... emoticon

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ANGIEFAYE818 5/20/2010 10:16PM

    Wow!!! Really neat!!!

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TEDYBEAR2838 5/20/2010 9:14PM

    .Well, that was pretty kewl!~

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STARLIGHT615 5/20/2010 9:11PM

    How awesome is that!!!

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GERPAT 5/20/2010 8:58PM

    Yeah that's the thing we look at food with attachments and representations........not Jillian, bootcamp all the way! I hope you get to spend some time with her, don't forget to tell her about Sparks!!


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LOOZINITNOW 5/20/2010 8:47PM

    How cool! emoticon

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GRANDMAAMIE 5/20/2010 8:19PM

    that's nice
sorry to hear about the bread.

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    Cool getting to meet Jillian...

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Change is good :)

Saturday, May 15, 2010

This past week I have been re-organizing my kitchen, to make it mine. Now I just need to re-learn how to cook, OK not really but at least healthier food that my family will eat.
I've been journaling my food on my IPOD with the LoseIt application. I really like it cause you don't need an internet connection and I can take it with me everywhere. Oh yea, I got my Curves toning shoes and am loving them.
Well got to go add some exercise minutes to my day. You all have a great evening emoticon

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DYNAMICDEB53 5/16/2010 3:59PM

    I will agree Sparkrecipes are great, but do what the nutirents on some and make any adjustments you might need.
Have fun with the new shoes.

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CINDYMCD1 5/16/2010 7:49AM

    There are so many healthy recipes out there! Good luck! Have a great weekend!

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DJS-DEBBIE 5/16/2010 5:53AM

    Good for you!

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TEDYBEAR2838 5/15/2010 10:37PM

    Well, it sure sounds like you had a good day. Reorganize the kitchen? Mine needs it... care to take over here also? I can cook.... emoticon

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LOOZINITNOW 5/15/2010 10:21PM

    Use the Spark recipes. There are some great ones on here!

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DSCROW 5/15/2010 8:37PM

    Great start! Now ready and set, just Gooooooooo! Good luck.

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Slowly ~ ~ ~ ~ moving

Friday, May 14, 2010

I've kinda been not at home so much this week. I'm even driving more, and I'm feeling like I'm getting brave or is it control? I know that things will not change unless I am willing to let it change, I know that GOD has more for me to do, I just need to get past this fear. Depression can really bea block to growth but I am doing my best to get through it.
I did sign up for a 100mile walk challenge which will start on Monday and last until September. The group that is sponsoring this will be giving us T-shirts when we finish and Nikes for the first to finish, also we should be getting our pedometers today sometime.
You all have a blessed weekend, and I'll see you lighter emoticon

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BELLJOANN 5/16/2010 6:23PM

    Good for you.

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MEOWMAMA3 5/15/2010 6:53PM

    Good for you signing up for a walking challenge! I'm proud of you! Hang in there! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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THREEE 5/15/2010 4:58PM


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COJUTE2 5/14/2010 10:50PM

    That sounds like a great way to hold yourself accountable to get your exercise.

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GODSCLAY47 5/14/2010 9:21PM

    yay on the challenge! You are heading in the right direction! Have a blessed day!!

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LOOZINITNOW 5/14/2010 7:00PM

    Great challenge! emoticon

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DJS-DEBBIE 5/14/2010 6:57PM

    That is great!

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CINDYMCD1 5/14/2010 6:22PM

    Bless you! I am so glad you took on the challenge! Awesome!

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TEDYBEAR2838 5/14/2010 4:07PM

    Good for you, sometimes you just have to put one foot in front of the other to get to the other end. You are doing it~!

I'm so proud of your efforts. It has to be hard, but sometimes, something worth while is.

YOU GO GIRL! emoticon

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GRANDMAAMIE 5/14/2010 3:44PM

    emoticon emoticon

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NORDAKOTA 5/14/2010 3:25PM

    What a wonderful challenge to take on! You can do it!

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MOCACHOC 5/14/2010 3:19PM

    GOd Bless you and good luck on your training for the 100 mile walk. I know you'll be just fine. God will never leave nor forsake us. We just have to hold on to HIS unchanging hand. He doesn't change we do, He doesn't move, we do. Stay in tune with Him and He will guide and carry you.

Have a Blessed Weekend.

Peace and Love

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Lose It! App

Saturday, May 08, 2010

I'm sharing my progress using Lose It! ( on Facebook! and on my Ipod touch. you can add me by using my email

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SUSIEMT 5/8/2010 11:20PM


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Making May Matter...for me :)

Monday, May 03, 2010

To make this month matter to my weightloss and health goals, I will. . . . .
1. Exercise daily - 10 minutes minimum
2. Log food - Written/Type
3. Do 5 for me - taking 5 minutes just for me to meditate/relax
4. Lose # - Minimum of 5 pounds for May
5. Prayers - Write in prayer journal daily

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MOMFAN 5/4/2010 2:02PM

    Great goals, you will accomplish!

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NEVERFORGET911 5/4/2010 1:15PM

    Good, honest, realistic goals. Good for you!!!

Have a great week!

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ROSE-100 5/3/2010 9:19PM

    emoticon,keep up the good work,sounds good to me

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TEMPERANCE88 5/3/2010 7:54PM

    Great goals! You can do this!

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CINDYMCD1 5/3/2010 4:48PM

    Great goals! :)

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CARMEL466 5/3/2010 2:59PM

    You can do it! YOU WILL DO IT!!! emoticon

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APPLE0416 5/3/2010 1:53PM

    Good for you, great start. emoticon

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