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My son Joshua's High school Graduation



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My son Joshua's High School Graduation celebration!



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These are my three Grandchildren that I adore!


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Hi! My name is Donde. I reached my 12th Spark anniversary on January 19, 2020! ! It has been an incredible journey! I would like to say that maintenance has been an easy thing, but there has been a lot of twists and turns a long the way! If it wasn't for this wonderful website, I don't think I would have come out of my discouragement about my weight and being healthy! I lost my Father 22 years ago this last Father's Day to a heart attack! He had issues with high cholesterol due to bad eating habits as he grew up. He was not only my Father, but my best friend! When I lost him, a part of me died inside! I think that part had been gone for a long time! Then came my wonderful husband Todd who lifted me up, believed in me no matter what my past faults were and continues to love me today! My son Joshua who God has blessed me with for a short time on this earth! I will continue to run for a great prize because God gave me this one body, and he wants us to take care of it so that we can take care of others! Thanks so much Spark People for everything and to all of my incredible friends on here who keep me accountable and lift me up when I need encouragement! Amen!

Member Since: 1/19/2010

Fitness Minutes: 166,183

My Goals:
I would like to say that I have kept the weight off over the last year, but the truth is, I got lazy and started to think I was untouchable when it comes to weight gain! My goal is to get back on track in 2020 by eating smarter and getting my weight back down to 136 where it should be! I don't have much trouble in the area of working out, but I have problems with eating in the evening and my goal is to try and be more mindful of that this year! I had gotten back up to 152 lbs which is definitely not where I want to be! Also, I would like to get better with push-ups and build more strength in my arms!


My Program:
I recently saw this website for Active Burn ! It has so many great workouts especially if your looking to take it to the next level! Also, when you sign up you can get a personal couch to help you with your goals! She has been great! My hope is that ramping up my workouts and continuing to eat healthy will help me get back to my healthy weight!



Personal Information:
I am from Illinois. I turned 49 years old this last July and I have a 20 year old son who has been attending the University of Illinois in Champaign Urbana. He just finished his first semester of his second year and has been doing a great job with his grades! This second year I am not quite so sad when he leaves to go back to school because I've been through a year and I now he is ok. ! I have three wonderful Grandchildren Kellan, Grayden and Cecilia who I absolutely adore! The most important thing I have is a strong faith in God and I believe he leads us where he needs us to be and I feel that right here on Spark People is where I feel right at home! Who could ask for more!


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I just believe that if you have a strong enough faith in God, you can accomplish anything!




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  • v ALIALI2013
    I do hope that you're day is going beautifully, we're expecting snow here tonight, but maybe it'll pass us by, I want to get back to the warmer weather like we're supposed to be in.

    Have a great day and never let anything stop you from reaching your goals! emoticon
    2412 days ago
  • v ALIALI2013
    Hey there,

    I'm not sure about Easter, etc, I hate having things rushing, but once their here, I'm glad. My brother is getting married that day, just a very small wedding, it's both their second and third marriages, but it'll be after sunrise service, then we're all going out for breakfast.

    I'm so glad you got to meet your great niece and nephew, that had to be a wonderful day, you are blessed! Our daughter got engaged after her graduation from college on 12/20/13 so we're planning things for her wedding, it's so exciting. I hope you have a great week ahead, and take care of yourself, never forget that smile! emoticon

    2412 days ago
  • v ALIALI2013
    Happy St. Patrick's Day! emoticon
    2419 days ago
  • v no profile image PIXIE-LICIOUS
    “Stop wasting so much energy hating your body; it makes you weaker.
    Everything good in your life begins from the moment you begin accepting, understanding, respecting, and loving your true self.”
    -Harry Papas
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    Thanks so much for commenting on my "Back On Track" blog. Have a great day!
    2420 days ago
  • v OHMEMEME
    Hi there Donde! Nice meeting you here on Soark. Thank you for the support and encouragement on my featured blog. I agree with you on so many things. It is fun checking out your page. Beautiful wedding photos! And yes babies are such a blessing. My family and I have also started growing...I have a one year old granddaughter and a one month old grandson and a new great nephew of 6 months! Congrats on maintainence! This is hard work worth all the effort. Keep Sparking! emoticon
    2423 days ago
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