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June 2014 - 87 lb. gone








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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: 147,856

Fitness Minutes: 63,084

My Goals:
October Health Goals

*Add more healthy fats!
*Cut carbs!
*Cut sugars!
*Cut out the soda!

My Program:
**90% grains, sugar & dairy free (the goal)

**Gym 3-4 times a week with two of those with the trainer as of 8/26!

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:
"More Glimpses of Heaven" by Trudy Harris


Personal Bible Study:
"Living Beyond Yourself" by Beth Moore (began 10/14)

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MTN_KITTEN
10/17/2014 1:37:27 PM

I was on the road traveling to see out of state kiddos during the "meet and greet" week. Internet in trailer parks ... well let's just say it's challenging.

How are things going for you? I am 8 pounds from one-lander!!!!



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BLESSED2BEME
10/14/2014 11:20:54 AM

We rarely have an over abundance of volunteers at our BB site. The biggest problem was the attitude of the lady who ran it before I took over. She turned everyone away that didn't arrive on time and wasn't always nice about it (she didn't used to be that way but turned rather bitter towards the end of her time as a coordinator). The area coordinator had asked me a while ago to work on the perspective of the site and I've been doing that. Encouraging people rather than saying 'no, we don't need you" the way the previous lady did. I personally think people should arrive on time for scheduled events but sadly society doesn't agree. Its a fine line I think and each site is run slightly different I would suppose. Probably no right or wrong answer to it but it sure was a rotten time to find out someone complained about me.



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JENNBECK831
10/12/2014 4:45:00 PM

Hope you're rocking this week's Bingo challenge. Have you blacked out your card yet?
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PRESSINGON3:14
10/9/2014 10:36:47 PM

.*) -::- Just for Today I have decided to take the path of change.
.*) -::- Just for Today I CHOOSE to improve my quality of life.
.*) -::- Just for Today I AM the priority!
.*) -::- Just for Today I am a success, even if it is only for today!
.*) -::- Just for Today I am beautiful!!
-::- -::- I will make EVERY Day... Today! -::-

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NOTSPEEDY
10/9/2014 7:30:59 PM

Casa Bonita is a fun place for kids and adults too.

Happy anniversary. Hope you had a wonderful dinner.




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