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Time to try again in 2013!!

I joined Spark People in 2011. I was tired of my clothes fitting too tight, it was time to do something about it!! I lost about 30 pounds, Here it is, almost two years later. I have kept off 22 pounds, so I am happy. I am 59 years old, married with a big family. My hobbies include gardening, reading, sewing, quilting, crocheting, crafts, etc. I love to do it all!
I joined Spark People in 2011. I was tired of my clothes fitting too tight, it was time to do something about it!! I lost about 30 pounds, Here it is, almost two years later. I have kept off 22 pounds, so I am happy. I am 59 years old, married with a big family. My hobbies include gardening, reading, sewing, quilting, crocheting, crafts, etc. I love to do it all!




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Member Since: 2/25/2011

SparkPoints: 19,719

Fitness Minutes: 14,170

My Goals:
Exercise a little more and get back in shape. Lose 15 more lbs. by watching my portion sizes. Get off the blood pressure and cholesterol meds.

My Program:
My main focus is on eating healthier foods, more fruits and veggies, and watching my portion sizes. Get the snack things out of the house

Personal Information:
I am 59 , live in Iowa. I am a mother of 5, stepmother of 4, and grandmother of 15.

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My hobbies include gardening, reading, sewing, quilting, crocheting, crafts, etc. I love to do it all!

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QUILTINGBUDDY
1/1/2014 10:03:13 PM

Hello and Happy New Year! I know I've been MIA for quite awhile while I've been working on several health issues, but I do still think of you often, pray for you and miss our times of conversing and connection. I'm hoping to check in more with SP this year and hope we will be able to pick up where we left off. I'm doing a bit better lately so maybe I won't have to use so much energy on my actual health issues and will be able to handle more time on the computer. We'll see. Anyway, I wish you increased health and weight loss and of course as much happiness as you can handle in the new year and beyond.
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-Karla emoticon emoticon



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QUILTINGBUDDY
9/22/2013 9:56:49 PM

Just thought I'd say hi. Hope all is well.

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~Karla



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QUILTINGBUDDY
8/12/2013 2:09:35 PM

Hi Pam,
How have you been lately? It's been awhile since we've connected. I'm sure most of it is my fault because I haven't been available online much at all. Just when I think I'm back on track something else comes up LoL. So the synopsis is I've been out of town traveling, had quite a bit of company, kept the grandkids, more traveling for a funeral turned vacation afterwards and then there was a whole weekend car show event that we just came back from out of town again that we took our new classic car to. Oh and I've been locked out of Spark (not sure how that happened but I tried it this morning and everything was fine...weird!) Whew, for a girl that really never goes anywhere it's been a bit of a whirlwind but so much fun! Just what I've needed :)
Oh and I've also been quilting in between, which of course I've been loving also. I'm almost finished with 2 quilts and have 4 more in progress. And I'm really having fun with all of them. 2 are English Paper Piecing plus I also have an EPP block for the guild to finish that are takeable (is that even a word?). I took them on this trip and did work on them some but was busy talking to people about our Cougars so didn't get as much done as I had hoped. So I'll keep on plugging along with them, they will get finished eventually.
So what's up with you these days? Drop me a note and let me know how you are doing ok?
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~Karla



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7/14/2013 2:53:03 PM

Check out http://www.sewkindofwonderful.blogspot.com
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QUILTINGBUDDY
7/7/2013 10:03:41 PM

Hi Pam,
Thanks for the dark chocolate...yummy!
Yes, I'm trying to check in on Spark more lately. I'm actually starting to feel somewhat better. Not sure what the problem was but I don't care to know as long as it doesn't come back. So yay!

And I think I actually lost a couple of pounds so I'm really happy about that. I'm walking or swimming every day in the mornings before it gets too hot and loving it! I've also figured out how to help my thyroid (or try to, if it will cooperate with me) by taking some herbals. I'm just praying this will work! I'm starting today so we will see. I'm looking forward to feeling better and better.

Hope all is well with you and that you are enjoying life!
Hugs girlfriend!!!
~Karla



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