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I am an Irish Setter for the Spirit Undah Dawgs doing the 5% Challenge for either the Fall, Winter, Spring or Summer time. Just ask if you want to JOIN !! We can put you on the "master list !" WOOHOOOOO !!!! As an Irish Setter, I am indepent spirited so FREE in the dah wind ! , I LOVE to RUN so you have to train me to walk besides you or ELSE I'll be WILD !, I will catch ur frisbee's HAPPILY !, please DO brush me out all the time for I DO LOVE IT ! I also LOVE to play, sleeping at time





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Let's GO Dawggies!!!

I just LOVE reading other SPARK Pages!!! Watching others having so much success spurs me on!!

Ive been on SPARKS since Dec 10. My favorite team is the SPIRITED UNDER DAWGS!!! It's a tight team where we help each other to lose 5% of our weight in 8 weeks. It's exciting to watch some hit their goal. Just as exciting is to watch many make lifestyle changes. I, myself went from drinking 6-8 cans of Pepsi a day,,,to now rarely touching soda,,, interesting I can NOT stand Pepsi now, ...
I just LOVE reading other SPARK Pages!!! Watching others having so much success spurs me on!!

Ive been on SPARKS since Dec 10. My favorite team is the SPIRITED UNDER DAWGS!!! It's a tight team where we help each other to lose 5% of our weight in 8 weeks. It's exciting to watch some hit their goal. Just as exciting is to watch many make lifestyle changes. I, myself went from drinking 6-8 cans of Pepsi a day,,,to now rarely touching soda,,, interesting I can NOT stand Pepsi now, I now drink water!!! AMAZING!! Who would of THOUGHT!!!

On this challenge I NEED to be serious with cooking delicious food!! At one point I had given this up!! I'm actually a good cook!! I'm very fortunate to be working with a dietician. She tells me how nice it is to have someone who actually follows through. :)

While I have health problems,,,who doesn't as we age?? I'm NOT going use this as an excuse!!! I'm FINALLY starting to see some improvements from the infection to the bone in my left foot. I can't walk on it, but as my Mom taught me very well,,, I've always have had health issues since birth,,,,,she told me "Where there's a will, there's a WAY!!!" She's been gone over 20 years. Her wisdom stays with me and has been passed on to the Grandchildren.

It's how you interpret life,,,as to the journey takes you. If ur facing a hard circumstance, you can feel awful,,,seeing nothing good,,, no room for improvement, or you can see all the positive in what you have available. The choice is up you!!!
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Member Since: 7/7/2011

SparkPoints: 85,060

Fitness Minutes: 71,805

My Goals:
To eat better by cooking more healthier foods.

Use the Stretch,,, chair exercises 5 times a week,,,,working into using weights for a better workout.

Continue to drink water,,,, yrs ago before coming to SPARKS I only drank Pepsi. Now I can't stand it!!! My family and friends are very amazed!! I'm pleased!!

Lol as I do yoga,,,,, Izzy my brown tiger kit Kat,,, gets on the floor with me,,,as I change positions,,,so DOES she!! It's wicked funny!!

My Program:
Stay in range for eating calories, fats, protein and carbs. Cook using veggies,,, do my BEST to also add in fruits. Get AWAY from the junk food!!! It's helping that milk chocolate now makes me sick. Such a BLESSING!!!

Up my exercise to 60-90 minutes a day. I have many things I can do which do not require using my feet!!

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Humor is important to surviving when life gets hard,, harder.

Prayer is always helpful,,,, gets me through a lot of the rough spots.

I am fortunate to work with FANTASTIC fellow leaders. MaryAnn,,CL "TRIES" to keep us in line,,,, but she's just as crazy as Cheri,,, WL,,,and our GREAT ELs,,,, Janey, Sheryl and a new one,,,Amy!!! We r all very much excited to work with the BEST team,,,,SPIRITED Under Dogs!! EVERY member is very important. TY Dawggies for allowing me to be your ML,,,, Motivational Leader!!

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Have been a leadah for the Spirited Under Dogs, mostly as the ML,,, motivational leader,,, though,,all leaders have been given new names,,,ML on our team stands for "Mainiac Leadah " since I live in Maine, we DO get called such.


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SHERYLDS
2/4/2016 9:28:41 PM

thank you for the goodie. I really hope things work out for you.
You've had a very very tough year. emoticon
and even then, you still manage to give so much of yourself to others



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2/2/2016 4:57:50 PM

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2/2/2016 11:47:08 AM

Thanks for the words of encouragement on my page. I think something has finally clicked inside me to help me WANT to make healthy choices! I have done several 5% challenges, and this is the closest I have ever been to losing the 5%!!! I am very excited. I see you are very close to losing your 5% too! Keep doing what you are doing!!! emoticon emoticon
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SPARKS07
2/2/2016 9:26:19 AM

Thanks for stopping by my page -- loves the stories about your cats. I'm from southern NH originally, and more recently I lived in Boston -- I have family throughout new england. We have periodic family reunions in York Beach -- such a beautiful area, although I don't envy the cold this time of year! I'm just trying to plug away at my goals (and winter here in Tucson is cold enough to sometimes be an obstacle -- lol). Have a great week!



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