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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: 178,936

Fitness Minutes: 72,193

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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GGRSPARK
7/14/2015 9:24:29 PM

Adhesion is so tough especially if you have emotional setbacks. I can relate. But don't give up.



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BACKTOBASICSTR
7/12/2015 11:20:31 PM

Thanks for stopping by my blog...It's hard...my baby is getting married (he's the one that lives in GA) but, his fiance seems sweet and they seem to get along and respect each other...I'm praying they will have a long happy marriage..
Take care ...



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DAWNNEWDAY
7/12/2015 6:34:50 PM

We can have setbacks. We just can't quit, right?



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CAROLFAITHWALKR
7/11/2015 7:43:35 PM

So sorry to hear all the issues with the children. Since I'm not a mom I will keep my mouth shut, and pray pray pray.
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BARB4RICK
7/10/2015 1:31:36 PM

Had the HAPPIEST DAISY DAY! Thanks



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