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New Day, New Blessings. I cannot let what happened yesterday ruin the beautiful things that will happen today. I take each morning as a new blessing of life. Being thankful for another chance to embrace this wonderful life that God has given me.

Remember the BUTTERFLY??? While in the cocoon, a beautiful TRANSFORMATION is occurring. We are that butterfly.

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Do not give up on yourself.

Today is a good day, make it happen.

Member Since: 5/20/2013

My Goals:
UPDATE April, 2017
I will lose 8.9 lbs in 8 weeks by the end of 2017 Spring 5% Challenge
I will track my food daily eating in the calorie range of 1200-1500 calories
I will do 10 minutes of exercise daily for upper, core, lower, and/or whole body
I will drink 6-8 glasses of water daily

For this challenge I will be trying a rewards system.


Daily Goals...
1-SMILEY FACE....for every 4000 steps....$ .50/week
1-SMILEY FACE....for staying within my calorie range...$ .50/week
1-SMILEY FACE....for exercise done....$ .50/ week
1-SMILEY FACE....for drinking 6-8 glasses of water....$ .50/week

Weekly Goals...
1-BLUE SMILEY FACE....for every pound lost....$2.00/week
1-BLUE SMILEY FACE....for every inch lost....$2.00/week

Once completing the challenge, when I reach $50.00, I will purchase a $50.00 gift card for my successes and save for later to treat myself with new clothes, jewelry, exerc

My Program:
UPDATE April, 2017
I will be using a low calorie, low sodium eating plan
I will use SP trackers to monitor my progress
I will use more plant-based meals
I will exercise 5-6 days a week using core and strengthening exercise working the core, upper body and lower body

January, 2017
The program that I will be following is low sodium due to my hypertension. I will be using the trackers from SparkPeople. I also plan to do more plant-based meals than I have in the past.

I plan to exercise using chair exercises right now because I have an acute sciatic nerve problem in my left leg. I also plan to do stretches to help with the pain. Until this pain subsides I am going to get at least 2500+ steps per day. As I get stronger and feeling better I will increase my activity.

Personal Information:
I am retired. I have been married for 42 years to the love of my life as of December 28. Had 3 children, two daughters and one son. The son is with the Lord. One daughter is married and has a son, who is our bouncy grandson. I have a wonderful son-in-law. Our youngest daughter is not married yet. She is my career driven child :).

Other Information:
A favorite quote: It ain't over 'til God says it's over.

A favorite Scripture: I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Ps. 139:14

2017 5% Spring Challenge....Before weight:
2017 5% Winter Challenge....Before weight: 179.75 lbs After weight: 174..75 lbs (5 lbs loss)

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