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PAULASTRAS is a SparkPeople Motivator!

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Believe in what makes you feel good.
Believe in what makes you happy.
Believe in the dreams you've always wanted to
come true, and give them every chance to.
by:Dena DiJaconi


My journey with Spark People has been and will continue to be a very exciting one. As I learned to navigate my way around, I
discovered so many helpful topics, which I read that gave me a wealth of information and knowledge.
Teams to join, recipes to try, and so much more.
I needed to lose weight.
I did not promise myself to lose weight, as promises can be broken, instead I made a commitment to lose weight.
I read members blogs on how they lost weight. Saying to myself, if they can do it, so can I."

My new weight loss has taken 2 years. to lose. 81 lbs.

Changing my eating habits, along with exercising made a big difference.

I found what worked for me and stuck to it.
I used what I learned to becoming a healthier me.

Member Since: 2/18/2009

Fitness Minutes: 12,697

My Goals:
My first goal is losing weight.
Since I have joined Spark People I have lost 81 pounds.
My second goal is to exercise more on a daily routine.
My third goal is to eat healthier for life.

My Program:
I am on a 1200 calorie a day diet.
Here I wrote some of my ways of my accomplishing this.

1. staying focused
2. direction
3. commitment
4. if I fall down seven
times, I get up eight.
5. support from other
6. Spark People articles
7. motivation
8. encouragement
9. faith
10. hope
11. staying positive

Personal Information:
My name is: Paula M. Strasburg.
I am married to the most wonderful man in the world, Wayne Allen Strasburg.
We live in Boyd, WI.

I have multiple disabilities, which are:

I have severe copd, influenza, nerve and muscle damage, Fibromyalgia, Spinal Stenoses, atrophy, auropathy, narrowing of the spine, asthma, scoliosis, and diabeties.


Other Information:
I write poetry and short stories.
I enjoy reading, cooking and baking.
I like country music, and old time movies.
I like variety in my life, a choice of things to do.
My favorite holiday is Christmas.

I knit, crochet and sew.

I believe in:

Positive Thinking
Encouraging others
Making Changes

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  • v VGINNY
    PAULASTRAS You are so very welcome to People with Disabilities. We are glad that you found us. We hope that you will join in and check out our chat and our fun and games. Hope to get to know you better. emoticon
    4389 days ago
  • v SHERRY666
    Hi there, and welcome to People with Disability's, come on over and check out our threads, and then jump right in get to know the team, along with all the support you need.. emoticon emoticon emoticon Good luck on living a healthier life style..

    Sherry.. Leader.. emoticon
    4390 days ago
  • v BARBIET65
    Welcome to the Wisconsin Team!
    Hop on in on the team and make yourself at home. I'm from Stevens Point. Have fun reaching you goals!


    Think Spring!

    4390 days ago
    Hey there! My name is Kimmie. I just wanted to take the time to invite you to the hottest new sparkteam on this site :) It is called No Topic Off Limits. This team if very active, candid, opinionated, diverse, and outspoken. If you are interested then please check us out. Copy and paste the link below. Hope to see you there!!
    4391 days ago
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