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Begin again, no matter how many times you need to.

Start where you are, use what you have, do what you can.

Conquering stress may seem easier in some ways, with the wisdom gained over my many years, but hormonal changes threw much of that, out the window.

A new strategy is required.

This is a much like a game. Seeing what will will work and what will not.
You can do all the old tricks just right, but that only worked when you were a younger version.
It takes patience, perseverance, commitment and the ability to get up when knocked down, over and over and over again.

Think you are doing OK? Boom! Injury, sickness, death of a loved one.
Or maybe you take care of everyone else and need to do something for yourself.

Get up. Go again, even if it takes you awhile.

Lean on God, your spark friends and the very depths of your soul.

Remember where you came from and who you are.

I am up for another round.

Member Since: 6/11/2011

Fitness Minutes: 65,878

My Goals:
Heal from my back injury with flare ups father apart and not lasting as long by:
strengthening my core, overall toning, prayer, positive attitude and resting when I need to.
Lose 10 pounds by Sept 13th.

My Program:
8 hours of sleep
8-12 glasses of water
strength train ever other day
eat 3-5 fruits and veggies each day
protein with each meal
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Metabolic Renewal
meal planning
Encourage myself and others

Personal Information:
I am from a close family with strong values, full of traditions and respect for our heritage.
I believe in The Holy Trinity, in everlasting life, in Heaven.
I have three children, my oldest son in Heaven, my other son and daughter live nearby.
I am a gardener/landscaper by trade.

Other Information:
I love plants, animals, books, history, music, painting, all nature and spending time with family.
My family and I walk, each year in the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, Richmond, Out of the Darkness Walk, to honor my son Kenny, who died in 2014 and to raise funds for research, education and to reduce the number of suicides as well as erase the stigma associated with suicide and mental illness. Kenny's Waking Warriors is a big part of my life.
I know that Kenny is closer than I think, and I will see him again.

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    3487 days ago
    Hi Love..Happy and miss Ash are kicking some butt!..woo hoo..Thank you for your kind works in the thick to thin chit chat..It means alot to me!..Gosh I look forward to working out with you girlz soon!..Have a terrific day !! emoticon
    3487 days ago
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    Happy weekend, Spark friend! Just dropping by to encourage you to keep doing your best, one day at a time! I'm here if you need support!
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    "Allow yourself to dream and fantasize about your ideal life;
    what it would look like, and what it would feel like.
    Then do something every day to make it a reality!"
    -Brian Tracy
    3487 days ago
    Hey Chris! Thanks for the smoothie! You have a great Friday as well! I got in 2 hours cardio before 10 am today so it's looking like a pretty good dAy! LOL

    3488 days ago
    Thank you for the friend add. I hope you have a wonderful weekend.
    3488 days ago