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April 2014




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I am addicted to sugar. I realized I was really liking sugar way too much when I started making sure I always had something sweet around to eat. I was lonesome and used that for my excuse among others. Then I changed my thinking and decided that I didn't want to live what little years I may have left fat and unhappy and not feeling good about myself. I battled with myself at first and said I was a grandma now and we were supposed to be cooks and I didn't have to be sexy anymore because there was " no man to please". Then I decided that I did not want to be like that. I could change my mind to enjoy the time I have more if I am not self conscious about my appearance and feel better about life. I will be free and not addicted to any substance or person except the Lord. With his love for me and help I will be an overcomer! You too.

Member Since: 7/3/2013

Fitness Minutes: 14,549

My Goals:
When I started this my main goal was to lose 50 pounds for my 40th class reunion in the summer of 2014. I have never been to one. I havn't seen these old friends since then but I have connected with some on facebook.

My Program:
I have been keeping track of my food and I knew I had to get completely off sugar.
I have been walking/running around the lake 1.2 mile at the park daily when weather permits. I also do a Richard Simmons work-out daily rotating between Oldies 2,3,4. Drink water!
Sometimes I will allow Sunday off or another day. Actually, my daughter-in-law and I have started walking the 4 mile hike through the park after church on Sunday.

Personal Information:
I am a single 57 year old Christian lady that still has many good years left - Lord willing! I have one grandaughter I cherish. (She is not really liking this change in Me-Me because she used to get a lot of sweet treats here.) I live in central Mississippi but I used to live on the coast.

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I am trying to work "The Daniel Plan" by pastor Rick Warren, and 2 doctors, into my life and it has really opened my eyes to so many harmful things I was eating. I am trying to find a balance as I started a Sunday evening 6 week study of "Gods at War" by Kyle Idleman.

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    Sherrie, I'm back on SP after several months of being without a computer and recovering from my car accident. Are you ready to embrace this week? Join me as we journey together igniting sparks of confidence, making healthy choices and challenging our bodies! Let’s convert our flaming thoughts into positive action! Let’s fill our minds with infectious enthusiasm! Let’s feel the powerful-charged energy releasing from our bodies! GET READY to fully immerse ourselves from the tip of our heads to the bottom of our toes! GET SET by converting our individualized goals into extraordinary results! GO because TOGETHER, We CAN and WILL Do It!! Let's have a WOOHOO week!

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    1163 days ago
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    Hope you are enjoying a peaceful Holiday weekend.
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    That`s what you are!

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