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Hey there... from Texas,

I have been with SP for a few years but really got a jump-start from swimsuit bootcamp. I hit the half-century mark age-wise this past April (08), and I want to keep my body from deteriorating. I also want my family to become more atuned to health and fitness...even if it is by osmosis.

SP has the best videos and exercises to fit in anytime. You don't have to waste time with traveling to a gym, and you can split your workouts in any way that works. What a deal!

Now that our family has been working out on the Wii Fit, our home has become an even better gym. I can't wait until they come out with something else similar to Wii Fit.

I have been discovering so much more on Spark. I have the Spark page as part of my home page which helps me build my days closer to a healthy lifetyle.

For now, adios...and best of luck with finding the treaures hidden in Spark People.

JR


Member Since: 4/18/2006

Fitness Minutes: 5,471

My Goals:
My goals are to use portion control, develop food constraint at buffet-style or potluck meaks, to maintain daily exercise even if it is not substantial, and to eat a healthy diet in spite what my family eats.


My Program:
Breakfast and lunch on my own are small portions of healthy food, when I work out I use weights and use SP videos. I am working on drinking enough water, and I constantly look for red meat substitutions.



Personal Information:
I am originally from El Paso (desert Southwest) but right now my husband, kids, and I are stuck living in a suburb of Houston. My brothers, sisters, and mom are spead from Illinois, El Paso, and California.


Other Information:
At a high school assembly, I remember seeing a 60-year-old woman walking on her hands, and I told myself I wanted to be in that shape when I was that age.




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  • v HONEYBEE56
    emoticon Greetings JR, from me again!

    So many people have been complaining about the flu or colds that I decided I’d put a tidbit of information for my tip of the week. If you know someone that is afflicted by flu or cold cough symptoms, maybe you could pass this info on to them.

    A tidbit about Vicks 44 cough Relief: There is little or no evidence that Vicks 44 Cough Relief, Mucinex DM or Robitussin Maximum Strength help relieve coughs caused by colds or flu.
    Here’s a surprise! Cough medicines like these don’t work to cure a cough. Instead, try a drug for post-nasal drip like Benadryl-D or Triaminic Cold & Allergy.
    ~ Consumer Reports on Health emoticon

    Get well or stay well and keep warm!

    Hugs & Blessings~Dusty emoticon
    Healthy Natural Supplements & Foods


    4247 days ago
  • v HONEYBEE56
    Hey JR! Here’s a little set of fun facts for you: emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

    9 reasons why you should eat your vegetables including leafy greens: 1)calories, only 10 – 50 per serving. 2)vitamins, they are packed with K, potassium, iron, folate, and lutin. 3)heart disease, lowers the risk. 4)stroke, lowers the risk. 5)cancer, lowers the risk of colon cancer. 6)potassium, lowers blood pressure. 7)Lutin and its cousin zeaxanthin are the key carotenoids in the lens of the eye. 8)vitamin K allows the blood to clot. 9)taste, eat them raw or steam them and they are delicious! So eat your veggies!

    I hope this week goes well for you. Remember…keep on keeping on! This is a battle of determination and persistence and is not for the feint of heart! YOU have to MAKE it happen!

    Hugs and Blessings~Dusty
    Healthy Natural Supplements & Foods emoticon
    4256 days ago
  • v MILDOLLARSMILE
    emoticon to Healthy Natural Supplements & Foods. I am so glad you have joined our team. We are an on the grow group of people who are full of knowledge and ready to share it with you. Please post on the boards and check in with us often. .We would like you to share you experiences with what help aid you in your weight loss success. If you don't have any now that is fine. If you have any questions please feel free to ask. If I don't know I will find someone who does. Good luck on your weight loss journey...YOU CAN DO IT!!!!!

    ~luvs and hugs
    Mel
    Co-Leader Healthy Natural Supplements and Foods

    Support our Troops!!!
    God Bless!!!
    4256 days ago
  • v 1AVERY
    "Hi! I'm just popping in to see how you are doing today. If there is anything I can help you with please let me know. Keep up the good work, you're doing great!
    SMILE AND STAY POSITIVE together we can and will do this.

    Teri1
    co-leader Healthy Natural Supplements & Foods"
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    4257 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/25/2009 8:25:02 PM
  • v HONEYBEE56
    emoticon emoticon to the team..it's your team now, so please come and make yourself at home.
    Rifle through the forums and check out all the neat articles there regarding health and fitness!
    Join in the challenges...
    Come and chat with us on the 'check in' thread or at least pop in and just say "hi" and feel free to visit the team (remember, it's your team now too) often and keep us posted on your progress!

    Hugs~Dusty emoticon emoticon
    Healthy Natural Supplements & Foods

    4257 days ago
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