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Stuff That Was More Fun 40Something Lbs Lighter

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Saturday, August 18, 2012


A lot of things are more fun to do, 40-something pounds lighter. Yes, I know. Thank you, Captain Obvious. But there's a difference between knowing something and KNOWING something. Come along for the ride, as I make that discovery for myself. Stuff like this is more fun if you share it.

Oh, here's a couple of quick pics:

My Crazy Family-- I'm particularly fond of them. :)


BIGGEEKDAD with his buddy, Donald


Everybody needs a new set of ears, every once in a while.


Best Summer Ever
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SCRAPPINFUN 4/29/2014 10:50PM

    Love this! emoticon

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KIN59VARA 2/25/2014 6:22AM

    As always beautiful

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SLIM153 2/15/2014 11:20AM

    Very encouraging, Thanks so much!!
love your VLOGs.! Don't ever give them up please!!!
So glad SPARK COACH. put this link in for us to see.....
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so did you get that act together?? the Hula Hoop and Juggling together.....
You are AWESOME!!

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COLOR-BLUE 1/1/2014 9:56AM

    Oh my, you're AMAZING!!! This was more than a year ago, and I can only imagine what you look like now. I'm going to have to investigate this little mystery!!! You've given me new courage to try some things that I've been putting off, and but no longer! I'll go to an amusement park and get on some of the rides, not all of them, but some. I'll be a kid, everyday of my life! Oh wait, I already do that! Thank you so much for your inspirational video and your pictures you so lovingly shared with me.

Be blessed

- Nancy Jean -
GA

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BARBIE66 12/30/2013 9:40AM

    emoticon now u motivated me to start thinking on doing the stuff I loved to do which is having fun....

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MAWMAW101 12/24/2013 9:38AM

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DOGFIGHT2 12/18/2013 10:40AM

  Thanks for the thought so I can plan this into my own life. There is nothing like inspiration to help us moving towards our goals..

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AZUREBREEZES 11/14/2013 7:43PM

  I love your online presence in your vlog! It's very beautiful to see how much you really are enthusiastic about your life! Enthusiasm means to be full of God. I am a vlogger on YouTube. I also upload vlogs on SparkPeople. I am very inspired about your vlog!

Love,
Wenona Morning Star Gardner
Leader of the Native American Dance Spark Team
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ADAPTOR 11/7/2013 10:48AM

    Thank you for makingme smile today.

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CELIAMINER 10/23/2013 6:39AM

    Congrats on your success!

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EATINGHEALTHY79 9/22/2013 7:53PM

  Thanks you for reminding me that I should start trying things that I once thought I would never be able to do again!

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MOONSTREAM 8/22/2013 6:28PM

    Today was kinda bitter sweet - taking Katie to college. So it was a nice surprise to see that YOUR VLOG was my Spark Coach homework. :-) I love Colorado & Disney!

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DUSTYPRAIRIE 8/21/2013 8:32AM

    This is a recommended site on today's session of Spark Coach/consistency program. I sure am glad they featured it. I may have missed it otherwise considering it is almost a year old.

What fun! Watching is like being there with you and your family.

I live in Colorado and the beauty never ceases to amaze me. You've inspired me to hike a trail I've never been on. (I could hike a new one every day and never in my lifetime hit so much as half of them!)

I'm so glad you keep on sparking! emoticon

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MSHEL7 8/18/2013 12:32PM

    This vlog was used as an example on my Spark Coach today. Wonderful vlog, so much fun. I am so glad you took us around Co. I live in Co., so have been to some of those places you showed, and love them. I am so glad you were able to come here to visit. Life is more fun almost 40 pounds lighter.

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DMLADKINS 8/14/2013 10:36AM

    Loved this vlog!! Thanks for sharing. Next time you'll have to come visit our Big Island volcano!

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RACE2LIVE2011 7/8/2013 12:24PM

    You are such a inspiration. I actually live in Colorado and just love that area you were at. Our favorite camping area is not too far from Chimney rock. It is an inspiration to me because last time I was at Chimney rock, my husband and his family went up and I could not because the climb was too hard. Thanks for sharing. MJ

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LOLAJO54 7/7/2013 2:41AM

    woohoo Sparks sent me to your vlog for inspiration

thank you so much

you are the best

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ROSAMARCELLE 7/6/2013 3:11AM

    emoticon I couldn't agree more! I am now 50 lbs lighter and it is definately beginning to show! emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SKYVALLEYGAL 6/6/2013 6:29PM

    What an awesome blog! I enjoyed it SO much. Thanks for sharing. Congrats on your weight loss and especially on having such a wonderful outgoing personality. I'm envious of the fun that's for sure. Enjoy the rest of your summer (like you need to be told that :)
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123ELAINE456 6/3/2013 5:35AM

  Awesome VBlog and Great Pictures. Keep Them Coming. God Blessings to You and Everyone. Have a Super Great Day. Take Care. Hugs!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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TORTISE110 6/2/2013 11:05AM

    Love your green tee! I have one too. Proud Spark-ler!!

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FUSCHIA6 4/18/2013 1:15AM

    Wow! I'm coming with you next summer. To heck with staycations.
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JILL313 3/24/2013 8:54PM

    You are a natural on camera. It was fun seeing you and your family having lots of fun. Great you're able to do so many things easier with more fun than before your WL. You already look great to me. emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

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SLENDERELLA61 3/6/2013 7:17AM

    Incredible! Thanks so much for taking the time to do that vlog!! I love DisneyWorld. We go often. It is a great place to enjoy being in shape. I could not agree with you more.

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ODAT1117 3/4/2013 11:52AM

    GREAT vlog, woman!!! :-) SparkGuy put a link to it in his coaching session today. :-) You are soooooooooo famous!!! ha haha....... :-)

I have no idea where you find the time for all of this, but it's awesome that you do. Thanks for keeping us entertained!

-Mary in Michigan

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TORTISE110 2/21/2013 6:30AM

    Ain't it the truth! Great going.

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SPSPSP1 9/14/2012 4:33PM

    Looks like so much fun!!!

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BIOLGV 9/13/2012 10:25AM

    Thanks! You make my day! Especially sitting here in my office facing a class I'm preparing for tonight's class! You're truly a gift to us!

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RAINBOWMF 9/12/2012 9:24AM

    A morning for catching up on YOU!

Love this, you are amazing.

Hugs Mary

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HOLMGIRL4 9/7/2012 12:14PM

    You are adorable! What a great blog!!

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ANGELWENDYMAMA 9/6/2012 2:42AM

    thanks for the reminder about how much easier things are when down 40 lbs.. and for the trip through your summer fun! ;)

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ANIMAL_L0VER 8/29/2012 10:00PM

    Totally awesome!

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TRIANGLE-WOMAN 8/27/2012 3:50PM

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EMILYDOODLE 8/27/2012 1:26PM

  Great pics! It looks like you are having a very fun time! Thanks for sharing! emoticon

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GREENCHILEGIRL 8/27/2012 10:53AM

    Thanks for sharing!! Your enthusiasm is contagious!!! Now, what can I do being 32 lbs lighter? I'm determined to go find out. emoticon

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NEWCHINELO 8/26/2012 3:44PM

    you did enjoy yourself,thanks for sharing.

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KATEINMICHIGAN 8/24/2012 2:00PM

    This is the first vlog I've ever actually watched all the way through.

Know what I can do 40 pounds lighter? I can go up the big extension ladder to paint my house without panicking that it's going to collapse. I checked the weight capacity and and I'm within it! Just barely, but... YAAAY!

Thanks for your happy inspiration!

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LITTLEBITLEAN 8/24/2012 4:27AM

    well done! you are very inspirational!

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PICKIE98 8/23/2012 6:42PM

    Need another nanny for the next trip with them?

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PICKIE98 8/23/2012 6:33PM

    I WANNA GO BACK TO DISNEY(insert whine here)!!!!!!!!!!

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CAMELSAMBA 8/23/2012 7:52AM

    Jugglling while hooping? Now THAT is epic!
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NANHBH 8/23/2012 1:13AM

    NO, say it isn't so - you're going to behave yourself?
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KICKINGKILOS 8/22/2012 10:18AM

    :) emoticon emoticon

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MARYJEANSL 8/22/2012 12:43AM

  What fun it all looks like! Thanks so much for sharing.

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LUCYLIN101 8/21/2012 10:49PM

    You are WILDLY entertaining! Can't wait for the next Vlog adventure installment!! Thanks for giving a positive spin on what to look forward to as the lbs drop off!
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LAURAKOHORST 8/21/2012 3:59PM

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LAURENXX19 8/21/2012 12:43PM

    This is very entertaining and inspiring!

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~INDYGIRL 8/21/2012 12:23PM

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DAWNFIRE72 8/21/2012 9:55AM

    emoticon You have indeed had an epic summer. Can't wait for the last installment.

When I saw you at Disney World all I thought was "PERRY!!" (is it bad that I know that??...lol).

I also think you did great with hooping and juggling at the same time. I can't juggle so that alone is impressive.

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HFAYE81 8/21/2012 9:50AM

    Awesome!!! emoticon

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