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A little about who I am.

I am a former Sparker. I had success and then failure. I start to get more involved the social aspect then with the healthy aspect of this website.

So I decided to take a break and regroup and eventually that break became, I just need to start over! Hence my new log on name T(the) New Me!

Since joining spark the first time I have had two surgeries.
My first was to fuse my ankle to my heel! The social aspect of spark people did help me very much through that ruff time period and for that I am thankful.

My ankle is doing great! I wish I had this surgery 7 years earlier. To think I walked on my ankle for nearly 8 years in pain!
Now I am doing great!!! I walked over 65 miles while on a 7 day vacation in December and my foot could not of done better!! ( Minus a couple blisters :)

The second surgery was last summer. This time instead of fusing some bones they actually took a bone out of my thumb and wrist area. I hope someday to look back on this surgery with as much positivity as I did with the ankle. But at this time I do not! I am still in recovery and it is ruff!

I am a mother. wife and a teacher. I have taught kindergarten for the last 7 years.

I am a HUGE Disney fan. As well as a Harry Potter Fan.

I love to read, scrapbook and just about any crafts.
For reading I like mysteries and suspense.
For scrapbooking I now do only digital scrapbooking but find it very rewarding. And much more space and cost effective!
As for crafts. Basically if I am creating something I am happy. I like to paper craft make items such as boxes and useful items out of paper. I am currently into loom knitting and now just taught my self to knit with knitting needles.
You name the craft I have probably done it. The one thing I do not do is sewing! I leave that up to my mother! :) I have tried and I have failed!

On the side is and in my image gallery are some examples of my Digital scrapbooking.

Member Since: 12/30/2011

Fitness Minutes: 759

My Goals:
1)To take it slow.
2) Keep up the motivation.
3) Finish the Spring into Summer boot camp. started 8/10/12 using program listed below

Will reward with something Disney!

My Program:
1) Follow Spark Coach

Week 1 of boot camp
do 10 minutes of cardio 6 days a week. AND do One strength training boot camp video 5 days at a modified level.

Week 2of boot camp
do 15 - 20 minutes of cardio 6 days a week. AND do One strength training boot camp video 5 days at an increased level from.

Week 3 of boot camp
do 20-25 minutes of cardio 6 days a week. AND do One strength training boot camp video 5 days at basic level

Week 4 of boot camp
do 25-30 minutes of cardio 6 days a week. AND do One strength training boot camp video 5 days at with some advanced level.

Personal Information:
I am a teacher.
I Love Reading.
I am a huge Harry Potter and Disney Fan

Other Information:
I love to read, scrapbook and just about any crafts.

But mostly I like going to Disneyland every chance I get!

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    Thanks for your comment on my blog! It made me laugh! Hope you had an awesome time at Disneyland! It's my favorite place on earth!!! emoticon
    2094 days ago
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    Hi and welcome to the Official 10-Minute Daily Exercise Streak Challenge team emoticon Have a super day emoticon
    2099 days ago
    Hey, randomly read your comment on the SELF challenge. I have knee and ankle pain that's getting in my way. Wanted to say don't give up! And hopefully you'll find enough good stuff in the magazine anyway. I'm a photographer and I'm very visual. I find getting magazines in the mail reminds me to stay on track away from the computer screen if that makes sense. I like the mag Fitness. Have a great day!!
    2104 days ago
    Hey hey! Thanks for the positive blog comments! I feel this way EVERY time I open a menu. I'm like, "I could have the delicious amazing burger and a huge, ice-cold beer, and nom...nom...nom..." Then later I feel guilty. So basically, fitness is a way of avoiding guilt. My, we are strange creatures! LoL!

    Live happy! Much love!

    2105 days ago
    Thank you for visiting my blog and your comments. I find it interesting that you blogged in a similar topic. I was sorry to read you are still in pain so long after your surgery.
    2106 days ago
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