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My daughter Erika, who we lost to a drug overdose in 2007 at the age of 24

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my brother Jonathan's funky sox....well, he asked for them!

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I've been sort of half-hearted trying to lose weight. Now it's time to really buckle down. I've stayed pretty much steady, but I'd like to see some of it go away. Which means I'll have to start moving more than what I do at work. There's so many times I can fit a few minutes of exercise in but I don't. Time to get off my lazy butt.

Member Since: 5/12/2009

Fitness Minutes: 14,647

My Goals:
1. Lose at least one inch off my waist, abdomen and hips by January 31

2. Lose 5 pounds by the end of January

3. Be more attentive to my eating habits, both in portion control and what I eat.

My Program:
1. I'm trying to watch what I eat better, so I can indulge in what I love (banana splits!) once in a while without feeling guilty.
2. I'm trying to be more active. Being in school means a lot of computer work, so I have to make an effort to move. My 2 year old granddaughter is good at helping me do that!
3. Drink more water and less diet pepsi.
4. Remember I have a wedding coming up next year and I want to fit in my dress.

Personal Information:
I live in Minnesota, have three living children, two lovely stepdaughters, four sons in law, and six grandchildren. I'm a registered nurse have my master's degree in nursing education. I teach in a community college nursing program. I love to knit (and crochet), read, listen to music, watch movies and spend time with my husband who is retired.

Other Information:
I have been a fan of Dick Francis's mysteries for years. In his book Straight, there is a quote that I try to emulate: May I deal with honour, may I act with courage, may I achieve humility. I think it's a great way to try to live.

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    Good morning! I hope you are doing well this week. I’m almost at a count-down…counting down to be below 200 pounds—haven’t been there in 35 years! My health is my biggest focus, so here is a quote for today: It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver. (Mahatma Gandhi) God bless….

    1370 days ago
    If you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change. Wayne Dyer Have a great week! emoticon
    1371 days ago
  • v AMY_1217
    The Biggest Loser Winter Challenge will be starting in early December and we'd like to invite you to join one of our 10 teams to work toward your goals during our 10 week challenge!

    If you're interested in participating in a Biggest Loser challenge, please go to my page and click the BL Fall Challenge ALL Teams team. You can join the all-teams page and put your name on the list for the Winter challenge! Or if you'd like to join my team, the Emerald Gems, let me know and I'll get you signed up for our team! Your Sparkfriend, HORSEHABIT, is on the team and it would be great if you joined her!

    Come join in the fun, meet some great people and work toward your goals!!!
    1446 days ago
  • v PACEKA1
    Thank you so much for the spark goodie - a massage may just be in order! Great idea.
    1581 days ago
  • v PACEKA1
    Thanks Becky, it's going to be a challenging few days but I'm determined to stay out of the way as much as possible. Once all this is over I'm looking forward to some much calmer days!
    1582 days ago
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