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African town where I live.



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UPDATE I plan to move back to the States on November 28th, arriving on Nov. 29th.....

I am from Nebraska but I work in Africa as a nurse at a Christian hospital. I teach in the Nursing School. I have worked in Africa since 1977.

I have been on SparkPeople since January 7, 2008, thus my Spark name Carolyn 0107. I am 63 years old.

One exciting thing. I am an Ovarian Cancer survivor since June 15, 2004! That means on June 15, 2014 I will be a 10 year Cancer ...
UPDATE I plan to move back to the States on November 28th, arriving on Nov. 29th.....

I am from Nebraska but I work in Africa as a nurse at a Christian hospital. I teach in the Nursing School. I have worked in Africa since 1977.

I have been on SparkPeople since January 7, 2008, thus my Spark name Carolyn 0107. I am 63 years old.

One exciting thing. I am an Ovarian Cancer survivor since June 15, 2004! That means on June 15, 2014 I will be a 10 year Cancer Survivor! Praise the Lord!

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March 13, 2014 .. I am at my highest weight ever. I plan to move my weigh in days back to Thursdays and I also plan to celebrate small victories and not be controlled by the scale!

August 29, 2013...Nursing School where I teach started with a Spiritual Retreat. Classes begin Sept. 2nd. The weather will be getting hotter soon so it will be more difficult exercising in the African heat.

July 7, 2013... trying to walk outside most days, keeping up my exercising.

May 15, 2013... After four months without being able to post SparkPeople blogs and IT neighbor helped me figure out why and today I was able to post a new blog entry. WooHoo!
With the cooler season beginning here on the equator, I want to do more walking for exercise. It's not easy though with bad knees, the one that broke last year and the other that has bad arthritis. But, I plan on moving just the same.

January 7, 2013... my 5 year SparkVersary! This past year has been a difficult one because of breaking my left knee, falling and then breaking my left wrist (March 5th). I was in a wheelchair for 3 1/2 months then back on my feet after having had six surgeries. Although I did gain weight during the year, it could have been worse. BUT my weight loss journey restarted on Dec. 11, 2012. I have already lost 6 pounds in less than a month.

June 25, 2011- 1st 5K WALK, 60 minutes.
July 2, 2011 2nd 5K WALK, 55m25s. Shaved 4m35s off my time of last week! WooHoo!
March 5, 2012... I dislocated my left knee and broke my tibia (leg) then fell and dislocated and broke my left wrist. An artery in my knee was torn so a surgeon took a vein and made me a new artery out of the vein! On June 19, 2012 I had a total knee replacement.

Dec 11, 2012 I fly back to Africa. Praise the Lord!

I will NOT give UP!


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Member Since: 1/7/2008

SparkPoints: 126,190

Fitness Minutes: 31,240

My Goals:
Top SP Weight: 265#
10% Goal: Lose 26.5 pounds.

"Not Perfection but Progress" in my lifestyle changes.

I will never give up!


My Program:
1. Exercise daily. This would normally be walking either inside or outside.
2. Nutrition: Portion control.
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Other activities:
1. Blog at least twice a week.
2. Read or listen to motivational blogs, devotionals, podcasts at least three days a week.


Personal Information:
I have lived in Africa since 1977.
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I live in a duplex. My house has electricity, running water, gas stove, refrigerator, wash machine, microwave and small appliances down to a Magic Bullet! I have satellite TV and satellite Internet!

Other Information:
My Hobbies: developing the website for my hospital, blogging.
Traveling.
Collecting Post Cards and spoons from my travels.
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Photography but I am not a professional. I take lots of photos of where I live and work in Africa.
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Quotes:
"Victory is won not in miles but in inches. Win a little now, hold your ground, and later, win a little more."
Louis L'Amour
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"You have failed only when you stop trying. Until then, you're still in the act of progression. So, never quit trying and you'll never be a failure." -Tommy Kelly
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"Being a Christian is more than just an instantaneous conversion - it is a daily process whereby you grow to be more and more like Christ."
Billy Graham
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"For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life." Bible: New International Version (1984)
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Member Comments:
EMMABE1
6/24/2014 5:36:30 PM

Thanks for dropping by my page.
I am here.....sort of!! I am more in and out than I was but still with CE team. At present I am planning a virtual trek for the CE team starting in Cape Town and travelling through 6 countries before finishing in Lusaka!!
I guess you are still in Africa - lucky thing!!
Take care



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DUGDIXIE1
6/22/2014 3:32:42 AM

I would love to go to Africa. My friend went and she said she really loved some of the things she was able to see. She said the animals were beautiful. So glad the people there have someone like you to care for them.

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DIDMIS
6/20/2014 1:00:29 PM

Thank you for commenting on my blog. I had more than two bags. I think I had two bags on each arm.
So I had to put them all down, grab my pants and pick up the sacks again. Don't know if anyone was looking, I didn't look around to see. LOL



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
6/13/2014 8:57:42 AM

“The difference between stepping stones and stumbling blocks is not in the event itself but how you think about it and what you do after it.
Every failure and setback can become part of your success or an excuse for quitting or failing.
People who develop the discipline of positivity are both happier and more successful."
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Hi! Thank you for commenting on my blog "No Weigh In" A Non-Scale Victory Instead!" Have a healthy day!



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I hope life is treating you well and you are making progress on your journey!

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