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I am 46 years old - am married to a wonderful man (this March will be 20 years). We have not been blessed with our own children; however as my sister has told me I am a mother to everyone I meet no matter their age. We do have 6 beautiful 4-legged children. All dogs - their names are Sterling (Pom), Sarah (tea cup chihuaha), Bristol (pomuaha), Friday (pomuaha), Ducky (pomuaha), and Lil Bit (Giant Schnauzer). I help with our 5th Grade Sunday School class, the Lord has blessed us in so many ways. One was getting my husband and I together. We met he asked me on a date - 3 days later her proposed and within a month we were married. He loves me no matter my weight, however he is very supportive and even pushy when I need to be pushed. He let's me know that I can do anything I want. Now he does not eat the same foods as me, but he does not insist that I eat what he has. And when I do not have time he will fix my food for me based on the Sparkpeople menu (tracker) I print out each week. Enough about me - looking forward to meeting new friends on-line. May you all have a wonderful day and be blessed with His grace and peace.

Member Since: 1/24/2012

Fitness Minutes: 10,368

My Goals:
My first goal is to get below 215lb - then I will set goal to get below 200lb - goal is to lose weight and at the same time get fit. --- I am almost there cannot wait to set my next goal. My long term goal is a healthy life - one of my short term goals is to be able to run a half marathon or at least a 5K by the end of this year.


My Program:
I am using the meal plan and fitness plan here on SP to help and I am joining a group at church "Run for God" - they have several levels - walking, training for half-marathon, training for marathon" - my goal is to eventually run at least a half-marathon with them. But for now my goal is to walk at every opportunity I have with them.



Personal Information:
I am originally from Chicago, IL - but I have lived in about half the U.S.A. and in Germany. I now reside in Chattanooga, TN. My name is Melinda Marchele Miller (I go by Marchele). I am on facebook.


Other Information:
My favorite authors are J.D. Robb (Nora Roberts), Laurrel K. Hamilton, and Kay Hooper. I like to bowl, I am on a bowling league. I also like to crochet and cross stitch.




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  • v APPLEPIEAPPLE
    Happy Birthday!!
    2150 days ago
  • v IMLOCOLINDA
    emoticon Smiling is infectious: you catch it like the flu, When someone smiled at me today, I started smiling too. emoticon I passed around the corner and someone saw my grin When he smiled I realized I'd passed it on to him. emoticon I thought about that smile and then I realized it's worth! emoticon A single smile, just like mine, could travel the 'round the earth. So if you feel a smile begin, don't leave it unprojected. Let's start and epidemic quick, and get the world infected! emoticon
    Have a great week. Keep tracking, drinking your water and getting in some fitness minutes! emoticon
    2251 days ago
  • v MOGAL1946
    Hello! So glad you have joined us on the Asthma/Copd Team. Look forward to sharing this healthier living journey with you. Have a great day!
    2253 days ago
  • v IMLOCOLINDA
    emoticon A = Always strive for a combined mind, body and soul balance!
    emoticon P = Plan variety in nutrition, fitness and well-being goals!
    emoticon R = Relax and have fun! Enjoy your journey to being a healthier you!
    emoticon I = Inspire others by sharing your success!
    emoticon L = Live a healthy lifestyle because no one can replace you!

    The old adage "April Showers Bring May Flowers" makes me think we can train in the rain to bloom in May! Let's rain down our enthusiasm with "We CAN DO IT" commitment, dedication and perseverance toward our combined health, nutrition, fitness and inner well-being goals for the whole month!

    2327 days ago
  • v IMLOCOLINDA
    Put on those gloves and make it a day to emoticon fight emoticon for those March goals! emoticon emoticon

    ✶ Inspire yourself by inspiring others! Support a Spark friend today! ✶ emoticon
    2349 days ago
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