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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 to give my body a break. Unfortunately I let the stress/emotional eating get to me and I gained about ...
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 to give my body a break. Unfortunately I let the stress/emotional eating get to me and I gained about 50 back. My own fault. I went back onto Shape for a month (March 2015) and did not see the success I'd hoped this time due to emotional eating. Short story...things have gotten so intense with my son of late. June 2015 I am going to add doTerra Slim & Sassy oil for appetite control, their shakes and nutrients. I would love to be a success story for these products since I believe in them! Won't know unless I try!

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 and committed to time with a trainer 2x/week for six months. I am now signed on for 1x/week with the trainer for 3 months (March 2015). When this round ends I am switching to monthly massages and doing the gym on my own. Making me a priority in this!


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Member Since: 3/20/2008

SparkPoints: 175,574

Fitness Minutes: 71,564

My Goals:
More energy
Consistent exercise
Feel better about myself

My Program:
*cut back on the carbs & sugars

*3-4x/week to the gym

*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 13 & 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

Other Information:
Currently reading:

"Broom & Gloom" by Christy Barritt


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


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KALLIE1958AR
6/30/2015 2:31:38 PM

Thank you for the goodie :)



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TINATC26
6/30/2015 12:09:11 PM

Thank you for my goodie! xoxo



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DONNABRIGHT
6/30/2015 9:07:16 AM

Thanks for the goodie and my mini goal for today was to pull some of those weeds that grew while we were at the cabin. Thirty minutes made a huge difference in the front bed.



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ELENA_L_A
6/30/2015 8:02:41 AM

Thanks for the Goodie Janet. I am trying my best to make time for myself, usually during my exercise time and my walks are usually with my kids as family time outdoors. Summer is a really hectic time you're right. emoticon emoticon



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TRYHARDER2014
6/30/2015 5:40:40 AM

Thank you for the Goodie. Have a good week!



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