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January 01, 2020 - Is this the year magic will happen? It won't happen unless I make it happen! One is not suppose to give up. You just pick yourself up and brush yourself off and try again. Late 2017 I started watching Food Documentaries. They did motivate and inspire me and I managed to get to ONEDERLAND.

I do encourage all my SparkFriends to watch a few of the Food Doc's. There are quite a few of them out there. I don't know how anyone can watch these Food Doc's without wanting to make better food choices, not just for themselves but their whole families. I definitely will be eating more freggies.

I am starting 2020 with BLC42 Camo Crew and The 2020 Winter 5% Awesome "A" Team.
I will continue my FitBit Challenges with FitBit and SP friends. I will also continue my virtual walks at I am going to try to make use of the Food and Exercise Trackers too.

Member Since: 2/4/2006

Fitness Minutes: 417,655

My Goals:

To do my personal best in the challenges I join.

Be positive and Set a good example.

Get lots of exercise.
Walk several times a week. Do pool exercises.
Bike with Ollie Bird often.

My Program:
Drink 10-12 glasses of water daily - Stay within my calorie limits - Do plenty of cardio - do strength exercises 3x a week.

Get in 10,000 steps daily

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Personal Information:
I live in SW Florida. I love the idea of being able to exercise 12 months out of the year without the expense of a health club.
I am from MN originally. I do not miss the snow and cold winters. I do miss my family.

Other Information:
I have a pet umbrella cockatoo named Oliver.
He is great company for me. We bike and go shopping together often. Sometimes he even decides to do a little entertaining, which is always fun to watch.

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    Your latest picture is fantastic- you look 20 years younger. Thanks for all your help on the Thanksgiving Challenge. Looking forward to many more together.
    5092 days ago
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    Hey Ma,

    Just wanted to thank you for all the work you do around here to keep us going! You always keep going no matter what, and it's fun being a part of your teams! :)
    5093 days ago
    Hi.I see you just joined the SP community team so I just wanted to welcome you.Like you I also found the site by accident and have really enjoyed being here,making friends and losing weight.I've only been with SP since the end of July this year but I already know that I don't want to leave even if there was another free site to go to.Can you believe that we get all this information and support free, and now with the sthrength training videos that Nicole has done I can't think of a better place to be to start living a healthy life.Again welcome to the team.
    5094 days ago
    Hey MA!!!

    I have fallen off the boat and was close to I haven't lost anything over the past 3 or 4 months. I am totally bummed. I hope all is well.

    emoticon Kristen
    5114 days ago
    Hello Ma,

    Just checking in. I love the picture of you in your little black hat, too cute. Your eyes are the prettiest blue. How is your clover leaf picture changing every week? I also like the picture of Oliver on the bike, such personality in that guy! I'm holding steady for over a week at the same weight. That isn't a problem, I'm loving where I'm at :) . Drop me a line when you have a moment.

    Take care,
    5117 days ago
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