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SANDI001
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6/2/09 1:35 P

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Hi I am sill learning my way around Sparks. I want to thank every one for making me feel so a home. I have not sarted the program yet. I am still working on how to do it all. There is a lot to this.


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CZANNE
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6/2/09 8:49 A

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Hi Sandi,
I just turned 65 and am wondering how that happened so quickly!! Congrats on having already lost so many pounds. Can hardly wait until I can say WooHoo!!


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PUGGY2
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6/1/09 1:37 P

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emoticonSharie and Sandi this is a great group with lots of support

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SANDI001
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5/31/09 9:53 P

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Hi I'm new,
I am Sandi I will be 65 in a few days. I was looking over the different site's to find people in my age bracket. I just came back from vacation in Upstate New York. I live in St Petersburg Fl. I have been on a very low carb plan only 4 carbs per food catagory . mostly protean and fiber. Meat, Cheese, eggs, and green vegetables. I started 5 months ago, at 241 lbs. I am at 204 lbs. now. I go to the YMCA 2 times a week. I was walking 3 to 4 miles 3 days a week before I went on vacation. Now it is too hot to walk . I will swim 3 days a week now until it gets cool enough to walk again.

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BCHARIE
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3/11/09 7:27 P

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Hi, thanks to you who already welcomed me. I turn 60 in November and thought I should get a jump on this new age bracket. I never had much fear and intrepidation about aging, but 60 is surreal. I did a crisis move yesterday and bought a kayak. I live in Chicago area with my 2 grown sons. We have an exotic cat that owns us. I am a nurse, will work till I drop with the stock market messing up so badly. I love the work so that's o.k. I have many hobbys, I'm a very active outdoor kinda girl, garden, bike (pedal kind) and generally like to challenge myself to step outside the box. I went hot air ballooning last fall, highly recommend it, very peaceful. See you around....

emoticonCharie

The tragedy of life doesn't lie in reaching your goal but lies in having no goal to reach. It isn't a clamity to die with dreams unfulfilled, but its a calamity not to dream.

You may not think you can reach it.
Climb anyway.
You may not think you'll be heard.
Speak anyway.
You may not think you can change things.
Try anyway.

Inspired by
Maya Angelou




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MORNINGLORY3
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3/11/09 6:01 A

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Welcome Janey,
You could try some sparkling water. I sometimes drink "Clear America" which we pick up at Wal-Mart. It is a carbonated water that is flavored and sugar free. I drink it when plain water doesn't seem to quench my thirst. Another way would be to put a container of water in each room and drink some every time you go into that room. I had a friend that did this and it worked for her. Good luck.
Shirley




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KATHYS1944
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3/10/09 6:53 P

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Welcome Janey, good luck with your weight loss journey. emoticon

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"Never, never, never, never give up"
Winston Churchill

Kathy from Wisconsin


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ANNIE-MEISNER
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3/7/09 9:58 P

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Hi Janey,
It was nice to see someone from Iowa. What part of Iowa do you live in? I was born in Iowa, But we now live in Minnesota. We winter for 2 and a half months out in AZ. We are still there but will be going home the end of March.
Does anyone have tips on how to drink 8 glasses of water every day. It seems like to much for me. ha
I just joined in Jan. of 2009. I am still trying to find my way around the spark site.
Hang in there, everyone.
Annie


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JANEYPOO52
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1/1/09 9:39 A

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Thanks for the well-wishes, Rosy:) Iowa is a good place to live (except in the Winter time)LOL!! Hope to do as well as you on my weight loss journey!

~Janey~

Jane Hauck


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JOEGIRL6113
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12/31/08 3:59 P

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Welcome to the team, Janey! I was born in Iowa and still have several relatives there. As a matter of fact, I am leaving in the morning for Newton to my Aunt's. I hope to be on SP more in 2009. Good luck with your program.

Rosy

Never give up...be thankful for what you have done!


JANEYPOO52
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12/31/08 10:00 A

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Thanks Shirley:) The last few days have been not the best and I must eat again tonight at my daughter's house. Tomorrow will be much better. Hoping and praying I show some loss this week........

~Janey~

Jane Hauck


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MORNINGLORY3
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12/31/08 6:58 A

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Welcome to our group, Janey.
Shirley


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JANEYPOO52
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12/28/08 8:45 A

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You'll all been so kind to welcome me with open arms:) I know I'll need lots of support from all of you. I had a good day yesterday and am committed to do the same temperate eating today. Calorie count was 1275 and the best part was, I wasn't hungry:) Hope you all have a good day......

Be blessed,
Janey

Jane Hauck


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BKP4166
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12/28/08 2:18 A

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Hi and welcome Janey...this is a large friendly neighborhood of folks who all enjoy our friends and encouraging each other.

Kathy from Oregon

Co-Leader

60+LQQKing to Lose 50+




It's foolish to ask God to direct your steps, if you aren't willing to move your feet.


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STREBMOM
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12/27/08 10:06 P

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Glad to have you with us Janey.
Nadine


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MEDIMAMA
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12/27/08 9:36 P

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janey - We are glad you've joined us!

Jean, Greensboro, NC

co-leader of 60+ LQQking to Lose 50+

Henry Ford said, "If you think you can, or you think you can't, you're right."


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PUGGY2
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12/27/08 7:22 P

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emoticonJaney

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CURRY63
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12/27/08 1:04 P

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Hello and welcome Janey. My name is Janice. I am a retired school teacher (still subbing). I have 3 children. I have 3 grandsons and 4 granddaughters, One of whom went to be with her heavenly Father in October. I also have 1 dog, 5 cats and 2 kittens. This is a great site and yes we are zany people. At our age we can afford to be zany. We don't have to impress people anymore. Best wishes on your weight loss journey. Janice from SE Ohio


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PATRICIA441
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12/27/08 1:02 P

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Welcome Janey!!! So glad you can join us. Check my blog out to learn more about me. Hope to see you on often. If you need anything just let me know!! We are here for you!! Sparkle Hug. Pat

Through Christ and with Christ all things are possible!


QWANDER
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12/27/08 12:46 P

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Welcome Janey, I love this site and know you will to when you get to know all these zaney creatures.. emoticon

come on over to the "a place to meet and chat' thread and enter right in..

Scatter Kindness

Nola/Az


Life is too short for drama & petty things,
so kiss slowly, laugh insanely,
Love truly and forgive quickly


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TEDYBEAR2838
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12/27/08 12:44 P

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emoticon Janey


Name- Nan or Teddybear
Location- NJ
Employed - Retired
Hobbies- OUTDOor sports
Favorite Exercise - Walking
Favorite Music - Oldies, Contemporary Christian
Grandchildren- 1 girl, 3 boys
Best Friend - God
Birth date - 11/22/45

Nancy a.k.a. Teddybear

Psalm 121:2 My help comes from the LORD, Who made heaven and earth.
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When you choose the behavior you choose the consequences. (Dr Phil)



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JANEYPOO52
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12/27/08 12:39 P

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Just wanted to introduce myself and thank you for the warm welcome messages:) I borrowed Jo Ann's format...


Name- Janey
Location- Iowa
Employed - Retired
Hobbies- Saltwater aquarium,birds,dog
Favorite Exercise - Walking
Favorite Music - Oldies, Contemporary Christian
Grandchildren- 1 girl, 1 boy
Best Friend - Husband
Birth date - 2/18/48




Jane Hauck


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