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10 years online. Wow that was quick

Monday, November 12, 2012


Okay, so I came online in 2002. Seems like forever ago but only ten years. Some of the pictures have been cropped so much they are grainy but many of them are the first pictures I took online. Before that, I never took pictures and even after coming online I would only take head shots. Spark people have done so much for me. Not only with all the support but it has given me the courage to put myself out there. To exercise on video. Never in a million years would I have thought I would do that. I'm truly making progress. When I started online, I was 51 now 61. Whew, how time flies. Looking forward to the next 10 as a healthy fit woman. emoticon
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  • TINYBUBBA1
    Carmel,

    That vlog was remarkable! Girl, the transformation in you during these 10 years is amazing!

    I wish you every blessing for reaching all your goals during the next 10 - or even sooner!

    You are a beautiful person - inside and out!!

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    1484 days ago
  • LYNNWILK2
    What a great vlog, you are so honest and just put it out there. Love you for that!!!! you know I do. You are an amazing woman who never ceases to surprise, amaze and inspire me. Happy ONLINE Anniversary (I have been online for what seems like ... well, since it started actually)
    You are beautiful! Thank you for the wonderful that is YOU!
    1485 days ago
  • SLIM242
    Carmel,
    I absolutely LOVE this video Blog!I love your perseverance, your dedication to "You". I love the way you reflect on the things that work for you and go for the next challenge to get you to the next stage in your life. Keep on Keeping on girl! We all have setbacks, I like that you ponder the setbacks for a moment and push yourself through.

    I am grateful that 3 years ago you helped me navigate through the sparkpeople program. I didn't have a clue what I was doing on the website, you helped me every step of the way and for that I am grateful. I especially like how you have shared your life challenges (good and not so good) with your Sparkfriends. For me I learned and was motivated by you so many times and for that I am grateful.

    Continue doing what you are doing, You're doing GREAT!!!!
    This Thanksgiving, I am grateful for you!

    Your Sparkfriend
    Slim

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    1489 days ago
  • DEBBIE_C
    emoticon Beautiful!!!
    1489 days ago
  • CRYSTLE4HIMTX12
    You are a beautiful lady. Thanks for sharing you pictures with us. They were really neat.
    1489 days ago
  • LYNN-LOVESLIFE7
    This was a treat for me. Thank you! Thank You! For showing all your beauty in your photos, you are a very beautiful woman if I haven't told you here lately. What a strong woman you are, and you have a beautiful family as well. Thank you, for sharing this.
    You just put a twinkle in my smile.
    1489 days ago

    Comment edited on: 11/12/2012 11:11:38 AM
  • ANGRITTER
    I LOVE how the last full minute is of you standing tall and not hiding anymore! And there's "My Girl" with her gorgeous smile. Have I ever told you that you take amazing photographs? I never look right in mine, but you are extremely photogenic!

    But I gotta tell you.... you need to break out that Tina Turner wig again and let me see that one! I loved it! It was a whole different look for you! I was waiting to see Mel Gibson come strolling in behind you wearing something very "Beyond Thunderdome"!

    Hope you are having a great day! Love you!
    1489 days ago
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