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At Zumba Today with Diane & Carl 3/24/2016

Thursday, March 24, 2016


Our instructor (Donna) was certified with a woman who worked from a wheelchair - she had no legs and became a certified Zumba Instructor. I might be a ways off from that, but I'm going to do my gardening and walk again.

Carl is in grey exercise shorts and shirt - hairy legs & all, Diane is in black with a pink headband. You only see him in the mirrors, but we needed proof that I workout from the chair. Zumba really is fun!

I'm going to keep a record of my progress right here on Spark People!!!
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  • SEAJESS
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    Looking GOOD on the floor, Mark! Keep it up!
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    1675 days ago
  • FLEETFEETGIRL
    v cool! All three of you are rockiin' it. wish I lived by you guys, I'd love to go to zumba with you!! emoticon
    1678 days ago
  • VTORIA3
    It is so great to see you in a Zumba class, Mark! Keep up the awesome work! Looking forward to doing the Spring Challenge with you, Carl, and the rest of the Champions! Love these Challenges! Love our team!
    1679 days ago
  • DEEA2Z
    I'm so proud of you Mark! emoticon (he's doing bigger motions, folks!) You have made such amazing progress and I KNOW that progress will continue. emoticon

    We really do have fun in the class! It's a totally judgment-free class and Donna is a fantastic instructor. Having you in the class makes for more fun! emoticon
    1680 days ago
  • SCHNOOTIE
    Mark, that looks like so much fun!! I bet you had a blast. You are looking great!!! I remember doing Zumba a few years back, and I am quite uncoordinated, but the music makes you move, no matter what. High Five for you and Carl!! I may just dust off my Zumba tapes and join you guys for added fun, right here from home (Gym is too pricey and too far away), So just for you, I will get my Zumba on again, and you shall garden and walk. Let's do this together!!
    Hugs and Cheer (and prayers always),

    Ute
    1680 days ago
  • DONNALEE-53
    emoticon emoticon Mark! emoticon
    1680 days ago
  • SKCASON
    Mark, Thanks for sharing your story with us, what an inspiration you are.
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    1680 days ago
  • SHERYLDS
    emoticon the three Musketeers. emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1680 days ago
  • JOJO2348
    emoticon emoticon You go Mark & Carl too - So very proud of all you have accomplished. If I Was there I would be there to cheer you on. Keep me in your prayers going for knee replacement on Monday - God bless you my friend! Blessings - Jojo emoticon
    1680 days ago
  • RHOOK20047
    Welcome to SparkPeople. We are all here for the same reason, no matter what our personal story is. We are here to help each other to get to that healthy point we want to be in our lives. It is not going to be easy, but it is attainable. Make small goals and they will lead to big successes. You have to make you #1 and tell yourself that you are worth it. If you don't take care of yourself you can't take care of anyone else.You are an inspiration to me. Congrats. I may have to look into zumba. I have bad knees so not to sure how good it will be for me. I have pretty much given up on dancing. You can do it! We are here to help! Welcome and get active on this site. emoticon
    1680 days ago
  • DAWNSUCCESS
    Great video!!! whoo hooo!
    1680 days ago
  • CERIUSLY
    What an inspiration! Thanks for sharing and I am so happy you have joined the 5% challenge!
    1680 days ago
  • SRWYLIE
    Hi Mark! I didn't know you were on SP! I'm delighted that you've joined and started your journey. Great video - you both are wonderful inspirations!

    Steve
    1680 days ago
  • MULTIMOM
    MARK!!
    Loved this video so much! What an inspiration for the team!! I look forward to following your progress!
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    1680 days ago
  • MARYANNSQUEST
    Hi Champion!!! emoticon
    Mark you are doing fantastic! You inspire me so much! You, Carl,and Diane are having so much fun. Keep up the fantastic journey and I can't wait till your next Vlog!

    Hugs, emoticon
    Maryann
    1680 days ago
  • 911BRAD
    Mark, looks like you kids are having fun. Anything that keeps us moving is super. I like your idea of VLOGing your progress on Spark People... It's easy to forget how far we've come.
    Thanks for sharing and keep us posted buddy... Cheers, Brad


    1680 days ago
  • CGPS1795
    emoticon Mark!

    You've come a long way since your stroke 3 years ago, and your recent 10 day ICU stay not two weeks ago!

    Your determination is an inspiration to us all! Hang in there!

    Carl emoticon
    1680 days ago
  • CAROL_31649731
    Mark, this is fantastic! You're doing great ... love the video!!! I am so proud of you three,! Boy, would this be sooo out of my comfort zone . . . I'm impressed! Love you all
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    1681 days ago
  • JNICKEL2004
    That sounds fun. I haven't tried Zumba yet!
    1681 days ago
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