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I am a 69 year old grandmother that just wants to stay healthy. I live on 5 acres with my husband, dog and chickens. We are not the traveling kind and are living our dream.
I am a 69 year old grandmother that just wants to stay healthy. I live on 5 acres with my husband, dog and chickens. We are not the traveling kind and are living our dream.



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 current weight: 136.0 

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Member Since: 5/4/2009

SparkPoints: 110,640

Fitness Minutes: 167,191

My Goals:
Reached my 125 goal today, June 21, 2010, now I think I will try for 120.

Well, today, March 2, 2013, my goal again is to get to 125 and maintain the weight once I get there. I kind of let myself slip when I started having back pain. I need to get a grip. I only need to lose 13 pounds to be where I want to be.

My Program:
Going to the gym a minimum of 3 days a week for strength exercise. 30 minutes cardio and 45 minutes strength.

The other 4 days I can do the recumbent bike 30 minutes and my elliptical for 21 minutes at home to burn the calories I want.

Track my food and fitness daily. Keep my BMR at -500 per day so I can lose a pound a week.

Personal Information:
I was born in Albany, California, moved to Vacaville, California when I was 5 and lived there most of my life. My husband and I retired to Oroville, California in 2002. My Grandmother, Father and I were all born and raised in California so that makes me 3rd genertion.

Other Information:
I love to garden. I have five different gardens on our 5 acres not counting my vegetable garden. I have a cactus garden, lantana garden, a verbena garden, iris garden and a garden with evergreen schrubs that bloom. I also have a 24" border around my house with different plants. I put the gardens where there were big rocks so my husbund would not mow over the rocks while we were developing our property. Now the gardens are part of our landscaping.

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Member Comments:
10/1/2014 5:01:25 PM

Can't believe I never posted those garden pics. Too many weeks now. It was not the best garden season but is getting better now that it is not too hot. How are you doing?

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5/20/2014 5:19:38 PM

I really will be posting garden pics soon. I have had problems with my mom in Sacramento which I think are now solved and will have some more time to do it. Hope all is well with you.

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2/20/2014 9:14:23 AM

“Movement is a medicine for creating change in a person’s physical, emotional, and mental states.” ~Carol Welch

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2/1/2014 9:40:40 PM

I just posted a blog with pics of the new greenhouse if you want to see it.

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1/29/2014 1:44:31 PM

It is really raining here right now. Nice to see a little rain for once.

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