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Decided my page needed an update. Everything on here was still valid, hower let’s just freshen it up, start anew.

Hubby and I and our dog, moved to Annapolis valley NS this summer after 22 years in the city. It wasn’t our intention but life happens, this time was breast cancer. Thankful it was only in the duct, lumpectomy with clear margins, some radiation and “ they say” that I am fine. Well never the same after a cancer diagnosis. I have to see my dr every 3 months for the next 5 yrs. so that put a stop in our full time rving idea. However, we did get out of the city, quieter, calmer area, walking more, eating better.

I have missed spark, but got caught up in fb and pinterest. Oh how I can dream on pinterest! So decided slow wayyyy down on FB. Organize my pinterest ideas and get back here. So many have left, many are still here.

Started eating well after my dx, did great till started selling house, pack, move etc. Been here 5 months and oh past month and half been eating well. Sooo low in sugar and grains. However eating lot more veggies.

I have been deamed a sp motivator... guess it’s my perseverance! But now it’s going to be cos I reach my goals. A few more arthritis isdues to deal with, learning to adapt exercises so don’t wreak my rotator cuff more, hurt my hips etc. But hey if there’s the will there’s a way... and with a few “always there for me SP friends “ I will succeed.

My 60th birthday was 2 wks after being told I had cancer. A scary time, this year has bought anout a lit of changes. One very important one is I have learned how strong I can be. If I can fight cancer, I can certainly fight a cookie or muffin!

So thanks to old friends, welcome new!
Loving myself, my life and my dreams.

"I don’t want tto stare at the ceiling in a hospital room one day thinking, I wish I would have taken better care of myself and not allowed this to happen. Jason Anders



"What can I do today to make my tomorrow a better one?" BEMORESTUBBORN

Feeling healthy and good about yourself is not an option, it is a necessity.

To live a satisfying life requires two steps...
1. Plan your life goals.
2. Act on your plan - every day.
- jlh

Member Since: 1/10/2006

Fitness Minutes: 123,848

My Goals:
-I will become healthy and fit.
-I also will do the best for my body that I can, mentally and physically.
-Incorporate healthier foods that are good for my body.
-I will walk daily.
-I will love myself !

My Program:
-To walk the dog.
-use our recumbant bike
-to do stretches and mindful exercises.
- to love me and my being.

Personal Information:
I am married and have 2 grown children son and daughter. Both my children are married and my son has 2 children, a boy and girl.

I live in Atlantic Canada

Other Information:
I enjoy reading and cross stitching . I like walking with hubby and the dog. I also enjoy going to the trailer and relaxing.

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  • v JAZZID
    Hi there, thanks for stopping by! Yes I'm still here but not as often as I would like to be. Unlike you, I am on FB a lot because I am in fitness and other groups and doing challenges. I have met up with a lot of people from SP. I like FB because it is more interactive than SP, but I love being here too. I found, and still find, so much support here, but a lot of my SP are no longer here, some as I mentioned are on FB but some have just left SP altogether.

    Anyway, I am going to try to visit SP at least once or twice a week. I'm happy to hear that you are doing well and taking steps to improve your health. It's been a struggle for me over the past few years. My dog of 15 years, Jazzi, died at the end of 2014 and I gained all the weight I had lost and then some. I am in a better place now but what helped me lose weight in the past nutritionally, does not seem to be working now... It's been tough but I'm not giving up. Like you, as a cancer survivor, I am trying to improve my health so that I can hopefully stave off a recurrence.

    ... here's to us reaching our goals!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

    emoticon ~ Dee
    1152 days ago

    Comment edited on: 11/25/2017 2:58:00 AM
  • v NEW-CAZ
    Slip a note on the technical message board Cinders- one of the spark team will get back to you.
    1155 days ago
    thank you!! i've had one every year since i was 30. the girls know me year they got the one that does the 3d..pretty cool!!!i'm pretty sure all is well!! Best thoughts for yours, too!
    1156 days ago
    Thanks for the goodie! Watching it trying to snow here, soon gone again with rain coming Wednesday. Ah, November in Nova Scotia... emoticon
    1157 days ago
    The good news for me is that the way I am eating now dropped my a1c 10 points to normal. No more prediabetes.
    1157 days ago
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