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All of my life has been a battle of the "buldge" I love to cook, bake and eat! For many years I have tried to put a healthy "spin" on cooking but it just isn't enough. Now that the weight is problematic to my joints I need to get serious.

I am retired and live in FL with my best friend, my husband, who for 52 years has shared this adventure called life with me. We have 3 children on earth and one in heaven and we have been blessed with 9 "perfect" grandchildren...LOL

Member Since: 8/1/2013

Fitness Minutes: 4,994

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I want to live a healthy life and do what I can to take care of this body. It is wearing out and I haven't always been kind to it... I used to smoke and I have always loved to eat the wonderful things I love to bake.

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I am really going to focus on the Nutrition Tracker. Just love that it not only tracks calories but also creates an awareness of nutrient balance in your diet.

Because of my knee problems my exercise is limited. I will focus on upper body weight training and the stationary bike, recommended by my Dr.

Personal Information:
I am from a small town in PA. I have been married to the same wonderful guy for 51 years. We have three children on earth and one in heaven and we have 9 fabulous grandchildren. We are retired and live in FL.

Other Information:
We spend a lot of our time doing God's work. We are Catholics and my husband has been a Deacon for 31 years. I love to read, knit and spend time with our children and grandchildren.

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  • v MARILYNS70
    You are a member of Calling Christian Women - The Official Team (team picture of praying hands and has a membership of over 10,000)

    This group is now closed as it has been made new at the request of members that had been participating.

    Could you please go to the one you are a member of, scroll down and click on 'leave the team'

    If you are interested in participating on the new revised team email me and I will direct you to the new group.

    Thanks for removing your membership from the team
    325 days ago
    Hi! Just stopping by to see how things are going for you! I'm the new co-leader for the Daily Weigh in. Feel free to stop by and see how the teams doing or visit my Spark Page, anytime!
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    392 days ago
    Thanks for the add. Looking forward to sharing in your journey.
    683 days ago
  • v MARILYNS70
    Geri - just came to say hi - I am one of the leaders of Calling Christian women - and thought I should connect with a few members.

    I am also retired - age 68 - hense my username. Also very involved in our Church.

    I have also started up a group called Taking it One Month at a TIme - if you are interested come to my sparkpage to get to it - we have members transitioning over to it from the old group of the same name and we are looking for new members - we need encouragers and motivators - so come on board if interested

    Keep leaning on the Lord - and all will balance out
    692 days ago
    emoticon Geri to the Keep Walking With Jesus team! It is a wonderful and uplifting group. I’m sending you friendship, support and hugs. Have a beautiful and blessed Monday.

    ~ Monika ~ emoticon
    693 days ago
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