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Posts: 448 4/1/14 2:41 P
My real name is Kristy. I got my first email account when I went off to college. I couldn't think of anything, so I thought, "I like tea & my name is Kristy. I'll do kris_tea." I still use that email...almost 16 years later. Yikes...16 years...eek!
Fitness Minutes: (30) Posts: 145 3/25/14 2:40 P
Nothing fancy. Just super simple. :) MMH (my initials) 3853 (I'm a Duke basketball fan. 3853 is DUKE on the telephone keypad)
People don't care how much you know until they know how much you care.
Pretend that everyone you meet is wearing an invisible sign that says "Make me feel important".
current weight: 100.0
Posts: 24 3/23/14 9:23 A
Doctor Who fan. 2000 was just easy to remember. ;)
Pounds lost: 16.1
Posts: 8 3/18/14 4:17 A
I'm ready to shrink and I'm an atheist.
We can't solve problems by using the same kind of thinking we used when we created them. Albert Einstein
Age is an issue of mind over matter. If you don't mind, it doesn't matter. Mark Twain
The measure of intelligence is the ability to change. Albert Einstein
current weight: 295.0
Fitness Minutes: (84,478) Posts: 5,674 3/17/14 3:34 P
When I was a baby, my dad decided that when I cried I sounded like a goose. And I have always been fascinated by the moon. Pretty simple.
"Don't let the fear of the time it will take to accomplish something stand in the way of your doing it. The time will pass anyway; we might just as well put that passing time to the best possible use."
~ Earl Nightingale
Pounds lost: 67.4
Fitness Minutes: (105,369) Posts: 7,356 3/10/14 7:15 A
My first screen name was OldMom3. My grandkids calls me Old Mom and I love it, but I didn't like others calling me that. When I achieved my goal weight and saw that I was truly maintaining it, it was a dream come true. Reading the grandkids Cinderella, the screen name came to me.
I will admit, though, I want a totally positive screen name. There is a bit of me feeling like Cinderella before the ball with all the housework I'm not crazy about doing. Perhaps I need an even more positive screen name!! I made my bed this morning before my eyes were even open! I am a Flybaby!!
Central Florida, Eastern Standard Time Zone
Marsha's Keys to Success = Tracking! Super Foods! Step Up Cardio! And most important: Quit Quitting!!
current weight: 0.2 over
Posts: 165 3/10/14 12:06 A
I chose my username because that is my dream. My hubby is a SSGT in the Army and I want to be a hot army wife and make him proud.
Renee Proud Army Wife Proud mommy to 2 wonderful kiddos!
My mini goals and rewards are the following:
5 pounds lost = buy a new book. 10 pounds lost = buy 1 pair of new workout pants. 15 pounds lost = buy 1 new top to work out in. 20 pounds lost = buy 1 new pair of shoes. 25 pounds lost = buy 1 new purse. 30 pounds lost = get a new haircut. 35 pounds lost = get a manicure/pedicure.
current weight: 212.0
Fitness Minutes: (4,746) Posts: 132 2/6/14 1:06 P
Fitmommy is what I want to be and 18 is one of my favorite numbers, as is 3 :)
Never giving up! I CAN do this. I WILL do this. I AM doing this!
current weight: 229.0
Fitness Minutes: (16,044) Posts: 38,679 1/20/14 9:06 P
Very simple...I believe in angels, so...angelbeliever.
Elayne from Florida Eastern Time Zone
" My goal is to live the truly religious life, and express it in my music. If you live it, when you play, there's no problem because the music is part of the whole thing. To be a musician is really something. It goes very,very deep. My music is the spiritual expression of what I am--my faith, my knowledge, my being." by John Coltrane
Music washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life!.-Annonymous
current weight: 122.8
Posts: 1,544 1/19/14 10:58 A
It's the first letter of each family members name...the most important people in my life.
current weight: 164.4
Fitness Minutes: (64,243) Posts: 3,525 1/4/14 10:01 P
Strange that I didn't answer this years ago...
I really love optics. I was going to go into optical engineering originally but went a completely different direction. My name is Katie, and a friend in high school shortened it to KT, so I combined that and optics (in this case, lasers).
~Katie~ Member since 10/1/2007 Every little bit counts "And I tell you, ask (and keep asking), and it will be given to you; seek (and keep seeking), and you will find; knock (and keep knocking), and it will be opened to you." (Luke 11:9) kandidkatie.blogspot.com/
Total SparkPoints: 52,474
SparkPoints Level 17
Fitness Minutes: (431) Posts: 66 12/11/13 9:36 A
I'm a Harry Potter Fan, so that is the Thestral Part. I always wanted to be more the knight in shining armor rather than the princess getting rescued, and that is the knight part. Plus I rather like the visual image of a knight with lance on a flying skeletal horse.
current weight: 223.0
Posts: 1,107 12/8/13 12:28 P
I'm an online gamer and I collect mermaids. Many years ago (20 something) I started playing a game with my ex and needed a user name. It was one of my first experiences with being on the internet and email as well.
Siren = a sort of mermaid but was always taken. Sirennea sounded song like and I ran with it. Since that time Sirennea or some version of it has been my online persona. I nailed it down for my email to and has been my "name" for a few decades now.
I plan on getting a mermaid tattoo someday with "Sirennea" inked around the flow of the tail like water ripples.
My daughter, Chloe, is my oldest. I joined the site shortly after she was born. Her nickname is Coco Bean so I am Cocos Momma! (Now I am Coco's, Noodle's, Lee Lee's, Moose, and Squishy's Momma lol)
"When God Closes One Door, He Opens Another One"
Proud Mommy to Chloe, Noah, Eli, Gabriel, and Amery
Proud Girlfriend to Shawn
Pounds lost: 19.0
Posts: 1,544 12/3/13 9:00 P
It is the first letter of each person in our family.
current weight: 164.4
Fitness Minutes: (2,924) Posts: 1,390 11/19/13 10:28 A
My friends call me Carm (short for carmen) and I'm determined to run more.
current weight: 172.0
Posts: 1,501 9/27/13 8:21 P
love sound of music. mom loved the song. was 33 when I started putting 33 on the end of every email I made that year.
Pounds lost: 11.6
Posts: 25 8/26/13 12:42 P
I'm a proud mother of twins born in 2001.
Mommy Of Twins01
I can do anything for 15 minutes!
current weight: 140.0
Fitness Minutes: (5,493) Posts: 467 8/17/13 1:14 P
I drive a school bus for Lexington county district one....a lot of my paper work has Lex-1 on it, kind of reminds me to "Flex One" foot, arm, leg...whatever.
current weight: 191.0
Fitness Minutes: (12,614) Posts: 466 8/3/13 11:38 A
My nickname is mundy but that was already used so I added the first three letters of spark people. I didn't realize at the time that I would be known by my username (duh, LOL) or I would have tried to be more creative!
TODAY I will eat and exercise to become healthier. I won't worry about yesterday or tomorrow. USA Central time zone
Pounds lost: 76.2
Fitness Minutes: (1,420) Posts: 45 6/17/13 11:20 A
My original name is Anandini. I am an Indian, and in Sanskrit (Indian) language it means "Joyful". But some Anandini was already here before me. So I added the 108 which is an auspicious number
Think Healthy be healthy !
April Minutes: 0
Fitness Minutes: (34,607) Posts: 7,907 6/17/13 6:19 A
I worked for the railroad...BN and then BNSF as a locomotive electrician and then as a locomotive foreman...so loco is for locomotive...but I AM crazy! I love BonBon. One of my friends is constantly on the go and I teased her all the time about just laying around eating bon-bons and began to call her Bon-bon and the name stuck. She's still angry after 20 years!!
The best cure for stressing is to count your blessings...and a long walk won't hurt either!
Never give up what you want the MOST for what you want at the MOMENT!
April Minutes: 2,280
Posts: 20,592 5/27/13 11:57 A
a Reminder of what my goals are....see my spark page for more details!
Cynthia~~~ A follower of Jesus Christ!!
Proverbs 3;5-6 Trust in the Lord with all your heart and lean not on your own understanding; acknowledge him, and He will make your paths straight. ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Co-Leader of Dealing with Anxiety Team!
Co-Leader of L.I.F.T Ladies in Fellowship together
April Minutes: 423
Posts: 9,541 4/30/13 4:43 P
I am a nan my grands call me nan, and my main hobby I costs stitching. Hence my user name ,! Irene
Irene in Nottinghamshire UK
Fitness Minutes: (12,492) Posts: 468 4/21/13 1:38 A
My husbands user name is runpeter so...I'm mrsrunpeter.
(¨`·.·´¨) Live, `·.¸(¨`·.·´¨) Love & (¨`·.·´¨)¸.·´ Be Happy, `·.¸.·´ ~Vette~
Life is not measured by the breaths you take, but by the moments that take your breath away.
It's not what they call you, but what you answer too!!! Old African Proverb
Pounds lost: 0.0
Fitness Minutes: (19,121) Posts: 5,169 4/20/13 8:25 P
I just like the feeling of a Peacefulhome. Not that it's always that way but I keep striving for it and I do have peace in my heart.
Pacific NW Time Zone PDT
current weight: 212.4
Fitness Minutes: (56,473) Posts: 2,377 4/7/13 2:11 P
"COLT" was the username my DH picked out when we set up his care page while he was in rehabilation therapy "2008" was the spring he had his strokes. I used the same here on Spark to make it easier on me as I needed to log him into his care page this way I had less usernames and passwords to remember in an already mindblowing time.
*Deb Wisconsin, Central Time Zone
Psalms 31:24 "Be strong and take heart, all you who hope in the LORD."
Ecclesiastes 4:12 "Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken."
Bonbon is a childhood nickname 56 was my age when I joined sparks 1 I'm the first
Bonnie from KY Word for the year is CHANGES Eastern Standard time proud member of Slytherin
current weight: 198.0
Fitness Minutes: (2,288) Posts: 86 2/23/13 11:42 A
My name is well... my name ;)
~*~ Every failure gives you a new chance to achieve. ~*~
current weight: 273.0
Fitness Minutes: (6,939) Posts: 385 2/8/13 11:21 P
I borrowed my username from Rudyard Kipling's "Just So Stories" - The Elephant's Child, my favorite of the stories, is best read aloud because of the rhythmic phrasing, melodic malapropisms and inordinate onomatopoeia. In the story, the elephant's child, filled with "satiable curtiosity", is an annoying creature, who goes around constantly asking What-Why-When-How-Where-Who questions. He gets obsessed by one such question (What does the Crocodile have for dinner?) and set off on a quest to find the answer, nearly gets killed in the process, and returns with a quite unexpected benefit: this is How The Elephant Got His Trunk. If the Elephant's Child actually learns anything valuable from the experience, this is largely thanks to the intervention of the Bi-Coloured-Python-Rock-Snake who (apart from saving his life) asks grounded questions like "Try this" and "Don't you think" and "How do you feel". .... an alternate, yet equally appropriate, username for me would be "Runs With Scissors."
Edited by: CURTIOSITY at: 2/8/2013 (23:25)
To be without some of the things you want is an indispensable part of happiness.
current weight: 236.0
Fitness Minutes: (120,550) Posts: 14,353 1/13/13 6:10 P
Ciera is from the young singer I think she had a song out I liked at that time in 2007 and Poet because I've been writing poetry since I was in the 5th grade and it's part of who I am.
HOLLA @ JESUS!!!
"I wish above all that you prosper and be in health even as your soul prospers" 3John2
You ARE Beautiful NOW!
I CAN DO ALL THINGS THROUGH CHRIST WHO STRENGTHENS!
The devil IS a Liar!
Pray Without Ceasing!
Love your enemies.
JESUS IS LORD! LOVE NEVER FAILS!
Pounds lost: 88.0
Posts: 4,935 1/12/13 10:14 A
I decided on allforme because I have tried to lose weight for other's and did lose the weight but didn't keep it off. Now I'm going to do it 'all for me'. The one is there to remind myself to try and put myself first. Which I still struggle with but I try to do something for myself once a day.
Rewards for myself when meet each goal. 165 lbs - book 160 lbs - manicure 155 lbs - massage 150 lbs - new jeans 145 lbs - massage 140 lbs - pedicure 135 lbs - massage 130 lbs - new hairstyle 125 lbs - New Clothes
current weight: 137.0
Fitness Minutes: (27,475) Posts: 141 1/5/13 11:13 P
I am a registered nurse so reg nur, 6 17 is my birthday. I started using this when I had to come up with my own username after my divorce (we used his for most things, ebay, email, etc). I like coming up with my own!
current weight: 164.6
Posts: 355 12/16/12 11:07 P
Just first initial and last name, and I was born in "77.
Pounds lost: 25.4
Posts: 188 12/10/12 11:40 A
This is a fun topic, I love reading these! My username...my name is Sherry and I have a few friends who like to say my name with a "French accent" when they greet me- so I spelled it "Sheree" and the 73 was one of the suggestions that came up when I was choosing my username...it rhymed so I picked it.
Edited by: SHEREE73 at: 12/10/2012 (11:43)
Never, never, never give up!!!
Non-scale victories lead to scale victories!
current weight: 188.4
Posts: 34 11/6/12 10:31 A
It's my real name is Robin and my last name starts with a D. I just used a zero and a 1 because spelled with letters was already taken.
Pounds lost: 0.0
Posts: 1,124 9/12/12 9:37 P
I am 65 but I don't feel old. I've always looked young and no one believed me when I told them my age. Looking young has never been that big a deal to me. When I decided to retire from teaching, I let my hair go "natural" and I like it. I like being old (most of the time) - I've never done it before! Life is about new adventures so I am healthy (and getting healthier), happy and officially old.
Eastern Time Zone
You are never too old to set another goal or dream another dream. C.S. Lewis also June, 2013 Mary Engelbreit Calendar
current weight: 147.0
Fitness Minutes: (941) Posts: 6 9/5/12 10:00 A
I play World of Warcraft and I'm 51 atm.
current weight: 282.0
Fitness Minutes: (106,994) Posts: 9,703 9/2/12 9:31 P
My username is the first six letters of my last name Vollmer, and my first and second name initials - Lorraine Diane. It was the username I had when I was working.
Good luck to all in your weight loss journey.
God is everywhere, even at your wit's end.
Lose weight instantly! Put all your worries on Him.
current weight: 141.0
Fitness Minutes: (13,559) Posts: 1,311 8/27/12 10:56 P
Wish mine was that creative. My email address is a nickname my friend called me. Said it was old European and was a term of endearment. But no one seems to know how to pronounce it, or spell it if I pronounce it for them, nor what it means. I still like it though.
Fitness Minutes: (13,559) Posts: 1,311 8/23/12 12:03 A
Mine's boring too. First initial and last name. 40 after was because I started using this when I turned 40, and I had to add a 1 because the rest was already taken here. But at least it's easy to remember.
Fitness Minutes: (46,996) Posts: 3,463 8/19/12 9:29 P
I have always been creative with names. My last cat was Kitty. My current dog was names Jewels by the Breeder who had her for 4 months. Couldn't change her name then, could I?
I've decided to try to be creative with my username this time. Since I play at learning to play the folk harp and want to play like the girls in the video link below, AND want to play like a Fierce Electric Harpist in my next life, I have chosen the shorter name: BraveLute.
The BRAVE part of the name comes from Deborah Henson-Conant, a fierce electric harpist:
Fitness Minutes: (82) Posts: 7 7/30/12 9:18 P
My nickname has been Esset for a few years because of a German song I liked leading to a friend spelling my birth name with an esset in it (an esset is the German sign for two letter S's in a row), and "esculent" means "edible." :P
Fitness Minutes: (65,537) Posts: 773 6/29/12 8:34 A
SocDirector has been my "handle" for over 15 years.
When I was working f/t in the corporate world, I was the most organized for planning social events. First it started with picking the Friday night Happy Hours hot spots, then it evolved into weekend road trips, winery tours, being captain of sports team, etc.
Because I organized so many social events, someone at one of these gatherings referred to me as Julie McCoy, the Cruise Director. Remember her from "The Love Boat" TV series? I thought that was funny and commented that a cruise was something we hadn't actually done yet. Then someone else in the group said I was more like a "Social Director". It stuck!!
That was right around the time we were moving from an internal messaging system at work to email. I abbreviated the nickname to SocDirector when I created my personal email account. It's now my "handle" for all things on the world wide web.
Though I've left the corporate world and have my own family, I'm now their social director.
Edited by: SOCDIRECTOR at: 6/29/2012 (18:22)
Tell me something good! ~ Lynn Saint Louis, MO
Gathering more friends daily! Add me to your SparkPeople friends list and I'll add you!
Be glad of life because it gives you the chance to love and to work and to play and to look up at the stars. ~ Henry Van Dyke
Pounds lost: 10.4
Posts: 493 5/27/12 5:59 A
It's my liscenceplate. My husband gave it to me.
Edited by: FROGGEE at: 5/27/2012 (06:00)
current weight: 235.0
Posts: 202 5/23/12 10:30 A
Name, State, Street#.....not too original :-)
current weight: 255.8
Posts: 730 4/10/12 5:09 P
My favorite season is Autumn and I feel like the real me is hidden behind the shadows of fears and insecurities. That's not as true as it once was so maybe I should change it to Autumnlight!
"A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort." - Herm Albright (1876 - 1944)
Pounds lost: 2.0
Posts: 465 4/7/12 12:14 A
I love sunshineydays and sunshiney people !
Posts: 268 4/5/12 9:37 A
I live in the town of Sibley, Missouri and my name is Melissa, which means honeybee.
Pounds lost: 14.0
Posts: 1,184 3/15/12 9:24 P
I have no imagination. It is simply my initials + my last name!
You want me to do something... tell me I can't do it. -Maya Angelou
Just do it. -Nike
Never give up, never surrender! - Commander Peter Quincy Taggart (Galaxy Quest)
current weight: 234.0
Fitness Minutes: (47,629) Posts: 1,023 3/11/12 5:40 P
We moved to Walnut Grove, MO in 2009 and started a winery in July. My husband's maternal family is from Walnut Grove so most people new him but not me and so some people when I met someone new would say I was the wine lady. Also that Christmas we were asked to play the Mr. & Mrs. Claus in the parade. As we went by one house I heard someone say it's the wine lady. So that is how I became the MOWINELADY.
As Reba says -- I am a "modern country woman," . I am as comfortable at a rodeo or on Rodeo Drive.
Reba: "Work hard. When you're done with that, continue to work hard."
Zig Ziglar - "You don't have to be great to start, but you have to start to be great.
current weight: 190.0
Fitness Minutes: (5,931) Posts: 63 2/19/12 10:29 P
I love to sing and I am a Fightin' Texas Aggie (ag). :o)
Pounds lost: 0.0
Posts: 1,816 2/11/12 12:05 P
This is my license plate number. When I bought the pickup, that is what sold it to my son. He said "Kiss me, 501" - his favorite jeans. barb
current weight: 192.0
Fitness Minutes: (2,957) Posts: 5,632 2/9/12 1:45 P
I write a cooking column for an on-line magazine.
When you're on the right track in life all you have to do is keep going. - M. Sarafraz
A great obstacle to happiness is expecting too much happiness. - Bernard de Fontanelle
Pounds lost: 19.0
Fitness Minutes: (2,171) Posts: 102 1/28/12 11:22 P
Hmm, I'm from New Jersey and my astrological sign is Taurus ... yep, that's it.
Fun reading about everyone else's though!
Life is a 'WE' program ... it's not meant to be done alone.
Thank you for your support and friendship!
current weight: 150.0
Posts: 157 1/27/12 1:17 P
LOl! Well as you can see my username is Purpplepuddles and I found Flylady a week or so before I found SP. I had no idea there would be a Flylady team here but finding SP. i'm day 12 on SP. I am so, so ,so very sad that I let my home and my body get so completley out of hand. I am sobbing purpplepuddles all over the place! I sob purrplepuddles about my decision to limit a toxic relationship with a family member, and of course, the thought of getting my crap together makes me sob too! Perhaps I need to up my meds! lolz It is a bit overwhelming to try to change everything all at once, but I MUST!
I just did a 10 min. bootcamp video and now I am off to set my timer for 15 min.. This flybaby and newbie sparkler is gonna need some encouragment! Let's help hold each other accountable! Go to my sparkpage and read my short 2 blogs if ya want to know know where my breaking point came from....
Good Luck all!
"Life isn't about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself." ~ Unknown
current weight: 303.0
Fitness Minutes: (1,750) Posts: 89 1/22/12 4:30 P
My other name is Karen, my favourite type of chocolate back in the 70s was called Caramac (sadlyno longer available) and 2012 is my year to get moving!
Focussing on what I have to gain.
current weight: 497.0
Fitness Minutes: (1,750) Posts: 89 1/22/12 4:29 P
My other name is Karen, my favourite type of chocolate back in the 70s was called Caramac (sadly no longer available) and 2012 is my year to get moving!
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