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I've known for some time that I need to change my lifestyle as far as eating and exercising but getting motivated is another story entirely. My whole family is overweight. I live with my daughter and her family and she does all the cooking mostly because I don't want to. We're always talking about how we need to do something and then that's where it ends. Hopefully my joining this site will "spark" something here and I can in turn motivate the rest of my family.

Need to update here. If you read my blogs, you will find out I had a heart attack in April and had a cardiac cath with stents placed. It was a scary time and still is somewhat but I'm doing cardiac rehab now. Hopefully, I will continue with all the exercises and walking after the rehab is done. Before I was walking but not that regular and I never exercised. Definitely I need to get back to eating right for I had got way off track with that. I want to lose another 50 to55 lbs, soooo, here goes!

Member Since: 9/22/2009

Fitness Minutes: 11,144

My Goals:
1. Walk at least 5 days
a week.
2. Strength train 3
days a week.
3. Eat lower fat, lower
cholesterol meals.
4. Drink at least 64 oz.
of water every day.
5. Read a motivational
quote at least once a
6. Connect with Spark
friends at least 2 - 3
times a week.
7. Journal or blog at
least once a week.
8. Be positive :)

My Program:
I'm charting what I eat on the nutritional tracker.
I'm trying to incorporate more exercises into my daily routine and tracking that as well.
Talk to my SparkTeams everyday. Read my goals everyday!

Personal Information:
From Charleston area of South Carolina, but have only been here for 3 years. Originally from Washington, PA, then moved to Maryland and lived there for 28 years. It's a lovely state! I moved here to be with my adult children and my grandchildren (5 in all).

Other Information:
Love to read christian romance novels, especially historical ones.
Used to love to hike and hope to get back into doing that.
I like to crochet and want to learn to quilt.
I love the outdoors, so on nice days, I love to go walking, especially if I have a walking partner.

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  • v HISOWN1
    Thanks for your encouragement!!!
    Hugs to you

    2662 days ago
    Sorry posted twice :(
    2673 days ago

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    Just cruising through leaving everyone with some motivational thoughts for today:

    "Every day, in every way, I'm getting better and better." ~ Jose Silva

    “Do not compare yourself to others, for you are a unique and wonderful creation. Make your own beautiful footprints in the snow.” ~ Barbara Kimball

    Have a healthy week!!!!

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    2673 days ago
  • v JENNY712
    Isaiah 40: 1 Comfort, comfort my people, says your God, 28 Hast thou not known ? hast thou not heard , that the everlasting God, the LORD, the Creator of the ends of the earth, fainteth not, neither is weary ? there is no searching of his understanding. 29 He giveth power to the faint; and to them that have no might he increaseth strength. 30 Even the youths shall faint and be weary , and the young men shall utterly fall : 31 But they that wait upon the LORD shall renew their strength; they shall mount up with wings as eagles; they shall run , and not be weary ; and they shall walk , and not fain K.J.V. in Public Domain
    2679 days ago
    Hi noticed you on another Spark friend site, and your name caught my attention, had a friend we called June Bug. I'm also in SC, but I'm in the upstate, Greenville. I see you like historical christian romances and crochet. Two of my favorites, not the best at crochet, only seem to be able to do granny squares right now.
    Feel free to stop by my page. Wish you continued success on your Spark journey.
    Keep Smiling
    2687 days ago
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