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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 am going to restart the program (March 2015) and get that back off and maybe even more. I don't regret the huge jump start I am giving my health using this program at all after years of doing the right thing and not having results because my adrenals, thyroid and pituitary weren't working properly. However, I must make a strong effort to have plans to not let myself fall back into these familiar patterns.

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). Making me a priority in this!


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Member Since: 3/20/2008

SparkPoints: 161,835

Fitness Minutes: 67,690

My Goals:
More energy
Consistent exercise
Feel better about myself

No soda: 3/1/15 day one

My Program:
*Shape Reclaimed program working with a Nutritionist

*cut back on the carbs & sugars

*4x/week to the gym (1x with trainer)

*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

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Currently reading:

"Thinking in Pictures" by Temple Grandin


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

Joyce Meyer's Daily Broadcast

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LINTPICKER
2/22/2015 9:16:51 AM

Thank you for commenting on my blog. It is so great to have such wonderful Spark friends!



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SHELLS514
2/21/2015 12:36:34 AM

Thank you for the sweet spark goodie and kind words regarding my job loss; I really appreciate itl I will be working extra hard to not let it affect my eating but it will be a challenge in itself. Thanks for the support. emoticon emoticon



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KIM22211
2/19/2015 9:51:56 PM

I have a fit bit and it tracks it on here automatically. So there is no accumulative number each week? you have to add them your self?



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SHELLS514
2/19/2015 1:02:34 PM

Praying for your dad; wishing him a speedy recovery. emoticon



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2/15/2015 7:49:35 PM

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Congratulations for leading the Emerald team to Victory in week 9!



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