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I am a retired secretary. I joined Sparks to help me lose weight. I have recently been diagnosed with high blood pressure, diabetes and high chlostorol. I have been trying to ensure I exercise every day and follow a better eating program.

I have been part of Sparks People for a year now. I have not reached my goal as I had wanted, but I have lost weight and I plan to continue with Sparks until I reach my goal and beyond. I love Sparks People.


Member Since: 10/29/2008

Fitness Minutes: 35,770

My Goals:
My goal is to lose about 100 pounds, become more flexible, gain balance and become healthier.


My Program:
I am determined that I am going to reach my goal. I have begun a walking program, and I have purchased a pedometer that works. I am aiming to walk 10,000 steps a day or more and to perform strength training exercises at least 3 times a week. I will eat healthier and ensure I track my fitness and nutrition each day so that I can keep track of how I am doing.



Personal Information:
My name is Darlene I live in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.


Other Information:
I am a christian and I enjoy volunteering at my church. My faith in God has helped to get where I am today, and I know that with His help I can reach my goals. My husband and I have 7 children (all boys), and 14 grandchildren. My husband passed away in September, 2011.

I have been an avid reader since I was 4 years old. In my spare time I love to read mysteries and do crossword and suduku puzzles. I also enjoy reading christian books by Joyce Meyers, Stormie O'Martian, and others.
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  • v 1CRAZYDOG
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    Celebrate your own unique beauty. Gail Lynne Goodwin
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    8 days ago
  • v JUDITH316
    Good Morning emoticon Darlene

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    ¸.•*¨) ✫ ¸.•*¨)✫ Dropping by to Spread the Spark....
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    And wish you a great Day & Weekend ahead... emoticon

    8 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥
    The first step in the journey towards a miracle is oftentimes called a leap of faith. Tim Bauer
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    9 days ago
  • v SURVIVOR61
    emoticon Spark Friends,

    If you or anyone you know are having trouble tracking or are stuck in a plateau, then please read this or share it with your spark friends.

    Remember attaining weight loss is possible and permanent weight loss is absolutely doable. If you are will to start changing your life and lifestyle one habit at a time. After all that is how we learned how to talk, walk, dress, bathe and eat. Was one step at a time. Our Mothers and fathers were very good at teaching us what they knew.

    But, most of them did not know what healthy eating was. Not really. Nothing like a dietician would know. So remember when starting out you want to set up small attainable goals. Even if you are having trouble anywhere in your weight loss journey, you may just want to take a step back and look at where you are actually at.

    Here are a few questions to ask yourself:

    1) Are you where you want to be?
    2) Are you losing weight?
    3) Are you really tracking everything that you eat?
    4) Are you being completely honest with yourself?
    5) Are you setting realistic goals?
    6) Are you drinking your daily water?
    7) Are you eating at least 2 fruits daily?
    8) Are you eating at least 3 vegetables daily?
    9) Are you getting at least 10+ minutes of exercise daily?
    10) Are you getting any me time? This is the most important one.......

    Drinking 8 cups of water.....every day is very important to stay hydrated.
    • Eating at least 2 fruits and at least 3 vegetables every day will help keep you full longer and ensure that you are getting enough fiber
    • Not eating in front of the TV....you do not want to be distracted, enjoy your meal and put down your fork or spoon between every bite, while sipping water. It takes at least 20 minutes to ensure the brain starts to signal the stomach that you are getting full.
    • No soda or sweet drinks....you will want to cut out as much refined sugar as possible, lowering your risk of diabetes.
    • Eat breakfast every morning: This is the most important meal of the day, you need at least 300 - 400 calories to start your day and get your metabolism reeved up for the day.
    • No candy, cake, potato chips or other high carb junk food, instead try a piece of fresh fruit, granola, veggie slices or nuts. Sometimes even a glass of water can keep hunger at bay. Try it infused with slices of fruit or veggies.

    And if you are stuck in a plateau, try mixing up your exercise routine. A strength training program, with some cardio and walking the pounds away may be just what the doctor ordered. Talk it out with a trainer, a dietician, your doctor or weight loss buddy may also be an answer too.

    Just do what it takes for you..... what works for one, may not work for you.

    I love all of you and want each one of you to be successful in your journies! KEEP ON SPARKIN'
    Jill emoticon
    10 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥
    What we do with what we have is much more important than what we have. Gail Lynne Goodwin
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    10 days ago
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