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Eastern gray tree frog on my hostas one morning.





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I am a busy wife and mother of three, two of them grown, one almost grown. I am also a caregiver to my parents.

One of the greatest things in life is being functional and healthy in old age. That is my ultimate goal in joining Spark People. I have really appreciated all the support from everyone. If you need support, you can count on me.

A big surprise is finding that I don't know myself as well as I thought. This is positive because what I have learned has gotten ...
I am a busy wife and mother of three, two of them grown, one almost grown. I am also a caregiver to my parents.

One of the greatest things in life is being functional and healthy in old age. That is my ultimate goal in joining Spark People. I have really appreciated all the support from everyone. If you need support, you can count on me.

A big surprise is finding that I don't know myself as well as I thought. This is positive because what I have learned has gotten me farther down the road to health and fitness.
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Member Since: 12/24/2012

SparkPoints: 13,063

Fitness Minutes: 6,992

My Goals:
Lose at least 30 pounds.

Lower blood pressure.

More energy.

Never have diabetes.

My Program:
Get 8 hours of sleep a night.

Drink 8 glasses of water a day.

Eat in calorie range. Lots of fruits and vegetables. Some carb cutback.

Walking every day. Biking during summer. Gardening. Treadmill.

Carrying on after slip-ups, which Spark People taught me so well.


Personal Information:
I live in snow country. It also gets hot in the summer. The seasons are a big factor in my life. This is also farm country.

I like organic gardening and using heirloom seeds.

I like nature photography.

I am a lifelong learner.

My husband and I have been married 35 years.


Other Information:
I have been called Pollyanna at times. :)

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CBRINKLEY401
4/2/2014 10:31:32 PM

I wish that chocolate not agreeing with me was enough to stop me from eating it. Unfortunately the side effects come a bit AFTER I eat it, and then I just beat myself up and ask why I keep doing it! Indigestion, headaches, sometimes itching skin. You'd think I'd know better by now.
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MARTHA-ANN
3/31/2014 5:08:55 PM

Thanks for the blog comment, our spring is coming along nicely at the moment, hope yours soon picks up for you. emoticon

And thanks for the feed comment too, I've dropped five sizes and I'm so happy emoticon

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HICKOK-HALEY
3/28/2014 10:13:43 PM

I love Robins. I know that put a smile on your face!



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
3/28/2014 11:11:23 AM

"We must not, in trying to think about how we can make a big difference, ignore the small daily differences we can make which, over time, add up to big differences that we often cannot foresee."
-Marian Wright Edelman
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Thank you for commenting on my blog, "Three Months From Now." Have a great week!




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HICKOK-HALEY
3/24/2014 10:44:23 PM

Sandhill Cranes are so pretty. Music to your ears eh? emoticon



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