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Next month we will have been an AZ for 3 years. I am still trying to become a successful gardener. Desert gardening is a 180 degree turn from the lush landscape and plants I have been familiar with. I have been guilty of planticide in trying to landscape my yard and garden.
We live at the base of Catalina mountains and I love looking at them in the different light and shadows during the day.
There are many species of animals that we see in our yard. Gamble quail, white wing doves, humming birds, rabbits, lizards, coyotes, the neighborhood bobcat, and rattlers.
We have had many challenges since we moved. Health, pool issues, house issues, money issues, deaths of family members
just to list a few broad categories. I believe better times are still ahead.
This was my post in 2016 I am updating my page as we moved from upstate NY to Tucson AZ. I am still unpacking and have yet to start back up finding a fitness center or exploring the facilities were we are renting. I will miss my team mates and friends in NYState. The information that follows was where I was and the wonderful support group that I left. I am competing as a team member with a great group of women. Our program is called Dare to Lose! There are some similarities to the biggest loser. We meet twice a week for 1 1/2 hours with our trainers, have challenges and weigh ins and are responsible for watching our food intake and exercising at least 2 more times a week. Each session is 8 weeks long so there is a mix of newcomers and those who have participated in earlier sessions. There is a lot of positive support from both the participants, trainers and other fitness center members. We are working hard at getting fit and losing weight.


Member Since: 7/24/2010

Fitness Minutes: 149,726

My Goals:
My goals are to be as healthy and fit as I can be at whatever weight I am at and at whatever age I am. Functionality and being able to do for myself and maintain my independence is important.


My Program:
My new program is still a work in progress.



Personal Information:
I and my husband and cats moved from the Finger Lakes region of NY to Tucson AZ. Our only child and here family were already here.


Other Information:
Some of my interests include photography, painting, reading, bird watching,& gardening.




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  • v IMUSTLOSEIT1
    I never have understood how people can just trash someone else property, so sad and so expensive to repair. To bad someone didn't contact you about the squatters before it got so bad.
    2 days ago
  • v IMUSTLOSEIT1
    Wow, an the sell of your house in NY, that surely will put more $$$$$ in your hands. Gosh, wish I was planting crops, but nope, ground froze.
    5 days ago
  • v OKBACK2MEAGAIN
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    Looking to stay focused through the upcoming Holiday Season? Want to get connected with a Team to support you through your Journey to a Healthier Lifestyle? If yes, then consider joining the Biggest Loser Challenge that starts in early December. Each week 10 teams of 24 Active members do fun nutritional and fitness challenges. The challenges promote a healthy lifestyle. If for some reason you cannot do a challenge, it can be modified to meet your needs. I hope that you decide this might be for you. If so, you can leave your name on the Wait List for the Winter challenge. To get to the List visit my page and click on the “BLUE BIGGEST LOSER” Icon; copy The Team Page Address below or let me know so I can send you an invitation. Join the Team then sign up on the waitlist. It’s the thread right below the Chit Chat thread.
    If searching through Spark enter Biggest Loser Winter Challenge All Teams.

    To reply or get to my Sparkpage click on the arrow on the top right corner of this message, click on My Sparkpage or click on My Username.

    11 days ago
  • v IMUSTLOSEIT1
    The kitty cuddles are the best.
    12 days ago
  • v AFERRARI
    Brownielocks are people with brown hair
    13 days ago
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