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Chuck (DH of 57 years) and Carol





Grandma and Grandpa with our 5 grandchildren at The Lake House





Our three offspring: Christopher, Carol Lynne, Chuck, Jr. We are so proud of them!!!



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Yes, it has been a while since I updated this page! And I really want to change photos as I have many in my computer but always depend on daughter or daughter-in-law to help me with that. Maybe I will try it on my own.
Right now I am at weight that one weight loss company told me should be goal. But that is still overweight and I really want to lose 10 more lbs. to be where SP recommends.
I am very proud of the exercise I now get when in the beginning I could not walk for 5 ...
Yes, it has been a while since I updated this page! And I really want to change photos as I have many in my computer but always depend on daughter or daughter-in-law to help me with that. Maybe I will try it on my own.
Right now I am at weight that one weight loss company told me should be goal. But that is still overweight and I really want to lose 10 more lbs. to be where SP recommends.
I am very proud of the exercise I now get when in the beginning I could not walk for 5 minutes due to a bad knee and hip. Today I get as many as 130 minutes of exercise. Especially love the water aerobics, but also enjoy walking and the recumbent bike.
My husband of 56 years supports and encourages me all the time. And I have just started challenges which I enjoy even though I am not a competitive person. But they do keep me on my toes. During the 56 days of the 2010 Winter 5 % Challenge I hope to lose 10 lbs., a real challenge for me!




















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Member Since: 3/21/2008

SparkPoints: 205,520

Fitness Minutes: 126,629

My Goals:
To Be Healthy and now to maintain my weight loss.
FAVORITE SAYINGS:
Be not afraid of going slowly; be afraid only of standing still.
Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to

My Program:
The Nutrition Tracker is my constant buddy as I use it faithfully every day. With my bad knee I didn't think I could exercise much, but now am up to a 40-45 minute walk and 30 minutes of riding the recumbent bike. Losing weight has certainly helped!


Personal Information:
I live in the country outside Wake Forest, North Carolina with my husband of 58 years and where our son and wife are next door with our three grandchildren. We live on the second floor in their Carriage House just a few feet away. We have two more grandchildren who live in Columbus, Ohio. We have a daughter there and a son in Port Clinton, OH.

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Much of our summer is spent on Lake Gaston while much of the winter we are in Frostproof, FL.





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PIXIE-LICIOUS
9/11/2014 9:48:03 PM

"You can do what you want to do, accomplish what you want to accomplish, attain any reasonable objective you may have in mind - not all of a sudden, perhaps not in one swift and sweeping act of achievement - but you can do it gradually, day by day and play by play, if you want to do it, if you work to do it, over a sufficiently long period of time."
--William E. Holler
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CLAIREINPARIS
9/9/2014 2:46:46 AM

I am so excited to hear of your granddaughter's upcoming European tour! I hope she'll have a lot of fun! emoticon



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
9/8/2014 11:45:59 AM

"Whatever you want in life, start today.
Not tomorrow - today.
Let it be a small beginning - a tiny beginning.
Your happiness depends on starting today - every day."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie
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MSLZZY
9/6/2014 10:50:50 PM

Maybe two more batches of grape juice to do. We keep the grapes in the cooler downstairs and they are still fine. Tomorrow is the day to get it done. Thanks for asking about the man. I think he will be fine. And yes, I do a lot in one day but I can always rest another day!



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9/5/2014 4:18:51 PM

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Thank you so much for visiting my “New Beginning” blog!!!! I really appreciate your support!!!




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