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I love to garden, and am out side on most days when I am not working, in it. I HATE winter!!! LOL

I also need to get my self back on track. some days I'm pretty good other days not so. I have some physical issues, but I am not in pain (thank God) so I am careful of what I can do, mostly low impact things are fine. So there are some things I will not do that cause undo stress on my body. It does not limit me for most part.

I am divorced, I have 4 grown sons. No grands yet. I look after my 84 year old mother. She is still very mobile and on her own. I work full time and part time, and am involved in various thing that keep me busy.

I am forever repairing or replacing things in my 85 year old house! I love to work with my power tools and do repairs around my house. All the doors and windows have been replaced, both baths have been replaced and are fairly new. replaced all flooring. Still needs siding, and walkway replaced.

So now I need to redo this body! So that it will serve me well, for many more years. I have been at it for awhile. I am determined, sometimes just not motivated! I need to do this, for me, because I AM worth it.

Member Since: 12/30/2008

My Goals:
I have improved my walking endurance .... I can now walk over 3 miles with out a problem!

My Program:
I joined Jenny Craig a year ago July. I lost about 48 lbs
so far. have been kinda stuck since the holidays. have had some joint health issues, so I have not been able to walk as I had been. Trying to get back into the swing of things, as my knee is feeling better. I am looking forward to summer to be in my garden again. All that yard work and exercise!!
Continue with what I'm doing and also fit more exercise into what i've been doing.

Personal Information:
I live in Illinois, Summer is here and it has been VERY hot and humid! I work outside so I am jut wiped when I get home.

I have 4 boys, am divorced, Work full time at a Driver License facility. I test CDL truck drivers. Have been doing this for about 29 yrs.
have great friends, and a wicked sense of humor, that I do use all the time.

Other Information:
My favorite life quote is BE STILL AND KNOW THAT I AM GOD. I often do not take the time to be still and listen, to myself, or my body.


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  • v BEDA65
    Thanks for the words of encouragement on my page.
    I have lived in a house with plaster and lathe before that was being remodeled. Not by me, but what a mess! I have yet to view your photos of your remodel. But I will!
    I hear you on the painting of the paneling. Believe me, I did research the idea of painting the paneling. I like the "cottagey" look or farmhouse look, but I want a more sleek look in my kitchen. So I'm afraid the paneling has to go. I always appreciate recommendations or suggestions even if I might choose to do something else. I try to always be open to new ideas. Have a great day!
    14 days ago
  • v TWEETYKC00
    Sending lots of hugs and support dear.
    20 days ago
    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon Thank you for taking the time to read and comment on my blog. I appreciate your support. Have a blessed day. Ruthie
    24 days ago
    This next Spring is going to be an awesome gardening time for you! Be sure and order the seeds you want to start indoors and get them going - It'll give you a jump-start on your garden and allow you to garden early! emoticon
    29 days ago
  • v 3VEGGIES
    Thank you for commenting on my blog! Kerp sparking!
    30 days ago
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