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"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." C.S. Lewis


I am a retired teacher trying to make healthy choices every day. DH and I have more than our share of health problems, but I find that Spark People is a wonderful resource and support group!


Member Since: 9/12/2009

Fitness Minutes: 166,723

My Goals:
To be positive with each new challenge.
To learn new things.
To enjoy the moment.
To be grateful. "In all things, give thanks"
To really listen to others.
To forgive others.
To be a role model.
To be a more patient caregiver for my DH.







My Program:
Choose healthy foods most of the time.
Eat mindfully.
Weigh every morning.
Wear Apple watch to motivate me to move more, to climb more steps and to breathe
Weight Watchers meetings weekly. (week 12 of ZOOM meetings) 5/30/2020
Water aerobics ( our pool is scheduled to reopen for small classes on 6/15/2020)






Personal Information:
My husband and I live in a small town not far from the greater Atlanta area.

In June of 2012 I retired from teaching, a career that I embarked upon in 1972. During those 40 years I taught full time for 26 years and was a stay at home mom for 14 years.

I did not start any type of exercise program until I hit some roadblocks in my 60s. I am not proud of that, but I am proof that it is NEVER too late to start taking care of yourself.


Other Information:
Because of DH's underlying conditions and the virus, we have not spent time with family since mid March. We worship online with our local church members.

I love the tranquility of nature. Gardening and feeding the birds are my daily indulgences. I enjoy walking outdoors.







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  • v SHARON10002
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    Happy Friday! It's the beginning of a long holiday weekend, and one we as Americans love to celebrate - Independence Day. It is sad that this term is now used infrequently. Why not remind others what the celebration is all about? People have forgotten what 4th of July really is about. It's not just another day for cookouts, fun, and fireworks. Our July 4th commemorates what our ancestors fought for, and the freedom(s) that we have, and use everyday. It's not fireworks and parties. That's just what makes it fun. Wish all your friends and family "A Happy Independence Day", and help them remember, too!

    I'm hoping I can fire up your enthusiasm for some holiday fun with these hot jokes. I hope you'll get a real bang out of them!

    emoticon What kind of tea did the American colonists want?
    Liberty!

    emoticon Did you hear the joke about the Liberty Bell?
    It cracked me up!

    emoticon A battery and a firework were arrested.
    They charged one, and let the other one off.

    emoticon Which colonists told the most jokes?
    Punsylvanians!

    emoticon What's red, white, and blue and likes to wave?
    The American flag.

    This one will crack you up. . .
    emoticon How come there are no knock knock jokes about America?
    Because freedom rings!

    emoticon Why did the colonial doctor give America a clean bill of health?
    It had a good, strong constitution.

    emoticon What did the little firecracker say to the big firework?
    Hi Pop!

    emoticon What would you get if you crossed a patriot with a very classy, curly-haired dog?
    A Yankee Poodle Dandy.

    I hope you didn't find any of these jokes to be flame-outs or real duds!
    Enjoy your weekend and keep freedom ringing! emoticon
    8 hours ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
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    Remember that for every downside in your life, there is an upside waiting in the wings. Bonnie Michaels
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    15 hours ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
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    Abundance flows more freely to you when it continues to flow outward from you, as you pass it on. Gail Lynne Goodwin
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    2 days ago
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    May your success astonish you. Susann Taylor Shier
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    3 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    . . . in the middle of the word ‘heart’ is the word ‘ear. So, whenever you are in doubt, always listen to your heart. Robin Firestone
    3 days ago
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