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DETERMINEDJANET is a SparkPeople Motivator!

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Weight has always been a battle for me and Spark has been a helpful place to keep me focused on my health journey. It does help having others who truly understand how hard this really can be and I love my SP teams and friends!

Member Since: 3/20/2008

Fitness Minutes: 94,082

My Goals:
5% Challenge: Make the 5% mark during the fall challenge!
Ditch the Dr. Pepper!

My Program:
Fitness at home. (Body weight strength/core. Wii Fit. Cardio.... still working on this due to knee injury.)

Nutrition: Working towards "clean" eating the majority of the time. Current nutritional change that is needed is: *Dr. Pepper has to go!

*build some "me time" into things (reading, cross-stitch, an evening out...)

*personal bible study time

Personal Information:
A 59 year old stay-at-home mom to a daughter (18) and son(16). I have been married to my hubby for 38 years as of 10/9/20. My son has autism so I spend lots of time advocating for him with teachers at school. My daughter is a licensed cosmetologist and while trying to get started in her own salon she works to pay bills.

I work from home part-time as a Support Broker. This means I support families with their documentation and budget monitoring for the funds qualified for through Health & Welfare to assist their special needs.

I am a Wellness Advocate for doTerra Essential Oils. I am a casual sharer...not currently out there pushing the business side!

basset hound: Ellsworth (he's about 13 and is mostly deaf and sight seems to be going)
pug/terrier/border mix: Auggie (apx 6)

Other Information:
Currently reading:
"Look alive Twenty-Five" by Janet Evanovich
Bible Study:
"Be Courageous" - Hosea

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    Thank you for adding me as a friend and the comment on my page!!!!
    4283 days ago
  • v TISH1965
    Good Evening. Thank you for visiting my page. I am very excited about meeting up with God again, and losing weight as a bonus. I look forward to doing the Thin Within and I also look forward to getting to know all of you better.
    Have a wonderful Friday,
    In Gods Mercy,
    4284 days ago
    Janet, Thank you for your friendship.
    It is I who is truly blessed.
    4290 days ago
  • v no profile image L.I.L.MOMMY
    Janet, thank you so much for the Holiday cheer and goodie. I'm really glad you've enjoyed the challenge and again, I'm glad to have gotten to know you better. It's thanks enough just to see you and the other mommies actively working together on the team to achieve your goals.
    4291 days ago
  • v KIWI122 name is Kathy and we are both on the 40 somethings team. I wanted to drop by and say hi and wish you a splendid Christmas. I am a Christian also. Hoping you have an excellent week!
    4291 days ago