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Home & happy to be getting back into my world! 20 Months with SP!


Friday, November 15, 2013

WOW! The changes I have gone through these past 20 months, are amazing! I am just SO happy! Spark People changed my life, my world & many around me, because I inspire my family & friends AND that feels wonderful!

My arm injury in Sept. helped me realize I need to slow don a little bit. I gained 6 above my goal weight, but now I am getting back to it! Already down 2# from then. My arm is almost completely well, just being careful lifting things! This injury showed me I was eating & working off the cals with exercise. I am able to maintain with all the exercise. BUT I need to remember to "BE REAL" with food & exercise. I didn't go over my tracker calories, but not being as active had a toll on my weight. Learning to maintain is REALLY hard for me! But SO worth it!

My friend N*, fell & broke her right arm, as some of you know. I went to help her & she is doing GREAT! She said I have inspired her to contuine her yoga & start walking. I kept up with what works for me, and being around her, she saw how healthy I eat. She has always eaten VERY healthy. Breaking an arm, doesn't make it easier, but we both learned how to use our left hands. She is also continuing with writing with her left hand, also. We feel if we can already do things that way, to keep it up & be more balanced!

My sweetheart is doing well, it was a little bit hard for him while I was gone. He is still healing from back surgery. But better!

So I am off to my world & all the fun things I love to do. Working & playing... a zumba party tonight! LUCY walk, weather is lovely!

A quote on my "yogi" tea bag today.... "THE UNIVERSE IS THE STAGE ON WHICH YOU DANCE, GUIDED BY YOUR HEART"

LOVELY! Happy dancing!!! Let's go out AND create our lives like we dream of it being! You can do this, we all can help each other!

Sparkling day to all of you, reading!
*~LIGHT


Here are 2 photos from our walk at the Hunginton Library! Nov. 7

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MAW_OH 11/25/2013 10:04AM

    emoticon on 20 months! Your doing great!!!

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02SERENE 11/20/2013 1:17AM

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~INDYGIRL 11/18/2013 8:05PM

    Congrats on 20 months! Woohoo!

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LINDAMARIEZ1 11/18/2013 6:43PM

    You are a real winner! A true inspiration to us all! Congratulations on your 20 months of Sparkin! It looks gorgeous on you!
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-BLESSINGS- 11/18/2013 10:34AM

    emoticon on all your Transforming changes...
wow... what an achievement in 20 months... emoticon


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IAMAGEMLOVER 11/18/2013 8:31AM

    Congratulations on 20 months with spark. I am having a hard time with maintenance too. It is a challenge and more of a roller coaster than weight loss was. emoticon

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TORTISE110 11/18/2013 6:33AM

    Wow, 20 months! Congratulations. You shine (-:

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DALMOM2007 11/18/2013 5:23AM

    Happy Sparkversary!!! You are doing so great and this blog is just so uplifting. Keep up the great work. emoticon

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SOULCOLLAGESUE 11/17/2013 10:37PM

    You're doing awesome, and I'm glad for you. Long-deserved. Aren't those yogi tea bag sayings uber inspirational?

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RONNIEHUEY 11/17/2013 8:29PM

    Awesome! emoticon

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TREV1964 11/17/2013 6:49PM

    Couldn't agree with you more about this place - it is the turbo boost that we all need to get to where we are going.

Cheers

Trev

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FLORIDASUN 11/17/2013 6:22PM

    So happy you are back home safe and sound! your friend was very lucky to have your assistance as is your dear sweetheart now that you are back home again.... I bet Lucy was happy to see you!!

Big congrats on 20 months with spark and all of your wonderful healthy success! emoticon

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JUDYAMK 11/17/2013 6:05PM

    emoticon On your 20 months!!! I have not been faithful as I should be,nothing is stopping me but lame excuses!!
Judy

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SEASONS_CHANGE_ 11/17/2013 5:25PM

    Your enthusiasm is contagious and what a good friend you are to help out yours. I'm so happy that you're happy with the way Spark has changed your world, for the better. Spark on my friend.

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TINAJANE76 11/17/2013 5:14PM

    Congratulations on 20 months and all of your wonderful changes!

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AJDOVER1 11/17/2013 1:47AM

    Glad you had a safe and successful trip! I haven't been to Huntington Library in years. It's such a wonderful place.

You've had an amazing 20 months! I wish you all the best to come.

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AWESOMECHELZ 11/16/2013 1:09PM

    Your injury and the way you have handled it has inspired your friend! What a wonderful thing. I pray that you both continue to heal. Enjoy the Zumba tonight. emoticon emoticon
LOVE, CHELSEA

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CATLOVER110 11/16/2013 9:01AM

    Welcome home, and congrats on your 20 months with SparkPeople! Have a great weekend doing things you love to do!

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MSLZZY 11/15/2013 10:57PM

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THOMASINA57 11/15/2013 8:43PM

    It's so nice to know you are back and doing really well. I loved your blog!!
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FELINEBETTER 11/15/2013 5:52PM

    Welcome back home you wonderful friend! It's great that you were helpful and inspiring for your friend. While it's nice to get away -- it's also always nice to come home --- there's no place like home!

Congratulations on all your progress! YOU GO GIRL!!!

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HOLLYM48 11/15/2013 2:56PM

    You are so sparkling and so right! You look great in the photos and congrats on your 20 months here. This is the best journey I have ever been on and even while on vacation, I planned what and how much I wanted to eat. Not to mention getting in all the steps that I did while being a tourist and walking everywhere! SP is so much more than just an internet site, the people here become your friends and part of your family and I know I miss them when I am not able to get on and spark!
Keep up the great work and the positive attitude, it is paying off big time!
Have a great weekend!
Holly

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