DETERMINEDJANET   157,926
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Dec. 2014 (43 lb. down.... gained about 20 back)



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Weight has always been a battle for me and Spark has been a helpful place to keep me focused on my health journey. It does help having others who truly understand how hard this really can be and I love my SP teams and friends!

I went on "Shape Reclaimed" through a Nutritionist in October, 2013 and lost 87 lb. by March, 2014. It quit happening so I went off program mid July, 2014 and am back to doing it the normal way to get the last 40 lb. off. I don't regret the huge jump ...
Weight has always been a battle for me and Spark has been a helpful place to keep me focused on my health journey. It does help having others who truly understand how hard this really can be and I love my SP teams and friends!

I went on "Shape Reclaimed" through a Nutritionist in October, 2013 and lost 87 lb. by March, 2014. It quit happening so I went off program mid July, 2014 and am back to doing it the normal way to get the last 40 lb. off. I don't regret the huge jump start I gave my health at all after years of doing the right thing and not having results because my adrenals, thyroid and pituitary weren't working properly.

I have to constantly work at reminding myself that I am worth it as self-esteem was trashed during childhood. I know I am, but the bad stuff is easier to believe sometimes.

In August 2014 I signed back up with the gym I had gone to prior (had to take most of a year off for the Shape program) and committed to time with a trainer 2x/week for six months. Making me a priority in this!
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Member Since: 3/20/2008

SparkPoints: 157,926

Fitness Minutes: 66,492

My Goals:
More energy
Consistent exercise
Feel better about myself

My Program:
*cut back on the carbs & sugars (yep...only 1 Dr. Pepper/week...if I want one)

*4x/week to the gym (2 with trainer...2 on my own)

*build some "me time" into things (reading, cross-stitch, an evening out...)

*make time for personal bible study


Personal Information:
A 53 year old stay-at-home and homeschooling mom to two energetic children ages 12 & 10.

I am a Wellness Advocate for doTerra Essential Oils.

I direct a local homeschool co-op of approximately 50 families that meets Sept-April.

Pets:
2 basset hounds, Jolie & Ellsworth

Hobbies:
counted cross-stitch, scrapbooking and reading

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For Fun:
"Foul Play" by Christy Barritt


Personal Bible Study:
"Living Beyond Yourself" by Beth Moore

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SHIRLEYX
1/28/2015 5:34:01 PM

Thanks so much for the Spark goodies!



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Thank you for my sparkgoodie! And thank you for all the hard work and encouragement you share with me and the rest of the team!! It is much appreciated!



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LOVINGKATE
1/27/2015 1:21:20 PM

Thank you for the SP Goodie. I will have a blessed day and week. Thanks again!



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BLESSED2BEME
1/27/2015 11:15:12 AM

I have not had a chance to use my coconut yet. Thank you for blessing others with yours. I love the sharing and swapping at my site. When I got home Friday night someone had put their peppers and tomatoes in my basket. Gifted by a volunteer I'm thinking but I don't know who.



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LYNNIERN
1/25/2015 5:54:49 PM

That is so cool. Did you check out the website? It's got a lot of stuff for kids on there also!



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