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Awaken Your Spirit to Adventure...

Awaken your spirit to adventure;
Hold nothing back, learn to find ease in risk;
Soon you will be home in a new rhythm,
For your soul senses the world that awaits you.

~ John O'Donohue ~

“I have the opportunity, once more to right some wrongs, to pray for peace, to plant some trees, and sing more joyful songs.” —William Arthur Ward

Here is to 2014 Sparkfriends.
Awaken your spirit to adventure;
Hold nothing back, learn to find ease in risk;
Soon you will be home in a new rhythm,
For your soul senses the world that awaits you.

~ John O'Donohue ~

“I have the opportunity, once more to right some wrongs, to pray for peace, to plant some trees, and sing more joyful songs.” —William Arthur Ward

Here is to 2014 Sparkfriends.




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Member Since: 11/28/2009

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Fitness Minutes: 35,730

My Goals:
I have goals….. and would like to share them.

1. Exercise, (walk, garden, bike) 5 days a week.
2. Visit the gym for resistance exercise 1 day a week.
3. Record exercise each time.
4. Track calories 3 days a week minimum.
5. Spend time reading spiritual, motivational or poetry daily.
6. Visit the hiking trails near my home at least weekly when the trails are not ice covered.

Strive every day to be healthy, physically and spiritually. Goal weight: 20 more pounds

Fight getting depressed over setbacks.

Stay positive and focused.

My Program:
Faithfully tracking food and calories. Walking 3 days a week this winter. Will turn it up several notches in the spring and begin biking.

Deal with setbacks as positively as I can and try not to get depressed.

Personal Information:
Turned 64 this year.... (yikes) and have worked as an RN for 30 years, mostly in ER and in a diabetes clinic. 5 years ago made the career switch to teach high school. Semi retired now and continue to work part time as an RN and Certified Diabetes Educator. Married to Kathi, also a nurse, now on disability due to multiple chronic health issues, including stage 4 lymphoma, now in remission.


Other Information:
I love to garden and ride my bike. Also hiking, watching classic movies, listening to podcasts, reading poetry, listening to folk, classic rock and outlaw country music. My wife and I love spontaneous road trips.

I am a fan of the poets:
Mary Oliver
Ted Kooser
e. e. cummings
Charles Bukowski
David Whyte

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Member Comments:
GOGETUMX2
4/8/2014 10:30:35 PM

We can do this!!!

Daisies rock!!!



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TOKIEMOON
3/27/2014 8:22:38 PM

I'm nervous. MSU is 3-0 against Virginia. But their record at playing at Madison stinks!
What do you think? I had the time of my life, senior year, when (with Majic Johnson and with Greg 'Special K' Kelser they won their first NCAA national championship!!!!!!!!!!!




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CVRONEK
3/26/2014 6:13:10 PM

You make me laugh, Bill. Thank you for the comment on my blog. emoticon





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TOKIEMOON
3/22/2014 11:07:45 PM

What a game! After MSU sailed through the first half, Harvard made the 2nd competitive. I have to admit, I was nervous when the game was tied (for all of 10 seconds). I'm frustrated with Keith Appling. I say let Travis Trice be the point guard.

Anyways, Go Green, Go White.....on to the NCAA Sweet Sixteen!!



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CVRONEK
3/22/2014 7:01:25 AM

Thank you, Bill for the goodie, blog visit and mostly your kind words.

We are having a beautiful day of 78, with colder air coming back on Sunday.
You know where I will be, today. emoticon emoticon emoticon

Hope you have a nice ride, walk or maybe both, this weekend! emoticon



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