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Jan. 2, 2019 - I am back. I hit and missed some last year. I really need to lose at the least 10 pounds. 25 would be better. I'm back and trying. B and B was closed for December. (Every year). So business will be starting back up. Spark was so helpful my first time around. I'm going to try to stay on here again! ******* Update: May 31, 2017 - I am 68 and doing well. The Bed and Breakfast is still functioning. With each year I seem to be doing a lot of time just floating through periods of time. Well, not floating exactly. I work hard. Just not accomplishing what I should. This year I will accomplish something I have wanted to do for quite awhile. In two weeks we go on vacation - a real vacation - to the NJ shore. I I rented a big house (4 floors, 3 kitchens, sleeps 28) and most of the kids will be staying with us. I really am looking forward to it. I have to provide all linens. I'm buying cheap and we will leave with the Rescue Mission or Salvation Army. I just want to watch the kids have fun, walk on the beach, read! I am back on Spark, about 3 months now, and hitting and missing. I have lost 5 I lbs, Should have been more (it was 9 but gained 4 back). I thought if I blog an update I might get serious! I did clean out an area in the garage and put the treadmill down. I used it Monday and Fred used it yesterday. Baby steps. I have always been more of a gung ho person and I realize that isn't working now. My body rejects that now and causes me pain and hurts. Old age! So now it will be "slow and steady". So here we go...and we're off! ********************* Well time for an update. My babies are getting older! I think mostly I am a Grandma! Our mechanic even calls me that now! I am married to Fred, a wonderful man. We have four children between us (second marriage). We have 9 Grandchildren - the oldest is 21 and the youngest are 4-yr old twins. We are owners and soon operators of Grandma's House Bed and Breakfast in Smyrna, TN (opening soon - I hope!) I am 59 and have gained weight since we married - and I need motivation to lose it - so here I am! ************* I'm 60 now and the youngest grandkids are 5-yo twins - and I am not making much progress. 20 lbs and I quit - but I'm still here!! ****************** Time for another update! TODAY - today is the day I start. I've put my breakfast on the tracker and I've done crunches. Now to the B&B to clean some more. Oh - and I blogged. All those are positives. And I'm going for a massage and taking my GD to shop for a few more wedding things. Today - Thursday Nov. 5 - I'm starting to get better!! (I can't afford a facelift though and all these wrinkles and hanging face are a bit of a downer!!) - Note to me - avoid mirrors for today!!

Member Since: 1/6/2008

Fitness Minutes: 28,980

My Goals:
Lose 25-30 pounds! (lost the weight - have gained most back - so, here we go again!! 1/16/14)

Get the B&B open. (Finally did it - B&B opened 1/1/2011)

Read thru the Bible this year. (made it! 11/30/08)

Get more organized!

My Program:
Drinking water. Walking more. Logging foods. Exercising.

Personal Information:
I live in Smyrna, TN (God's country). Been here just two years and love it!
Starting our 8th year here - and still love this town!

Other Information:
I love time with Grandchildren, time out in nature (God's creation) - reading and singing!

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