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This is me in my sz. 14 dress I hope to have to ditch soon!





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I am a healthy 67 yr. old woman who keeps trying to improve herself and finding sparkpeople.com has been a Godsend. I live in Northern Canada by a wonderful lake which I can see as soon as I step out the door or anywhere I walk in town. Used to always spend half the yr. in Baja but DH has had a lot of health problems so I insist we stay home till he is much better. I love to read and serve my Creator. My husband is a second marriage and he is a good father to the 7 children and 10 grandchildren ...
I am a healthy 67 yr. old woman who keeps trying to improve herself and finding sparkpeople.com has been a Godsend. I live in Northern Canada by a wonderful lake which I can see as soon as I step out the door or anywhere I walk in town. Used to always spend half the yr. in Baja but DH has had a lot of health problems so I insist we stay home till he is much better. I love to read and serve my Creator. My husband is a second marriage and he is a good father to the 7 children and 10 grandchildren we have. I do well getting exercise and love healthy food. Where I fall down is on sweets but this site has made me more mindful of what I eat.
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GINA180847 Shooting on Parliament Hill this morning, dog sitting for Annie and the two male dogs sat and howled for quite a while at the living room window. No connection but my mind connects these things.
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Member Since: 1/13/2011

SparkPoints: 120,608

Fitness Minutes: 89,559

My Goals:
I would like to get control over what I do in my life. I want to have the time to create a healthy lifestyle no matter where I am, at home, visiting or enjoying a few hrs. of social time with or without friends.

My Program:
I will schedule a portion of my time to planning my food and exercise, doing the exercise and preparing the food while leaving enough time for optional things. This will take a lot of pre preparing while in Canada as we live far from the grocery store.

Personal Information:
My name is Gina and I live part of the yr. in northern Canada and part in La Paz , Baha Sur, Mexico. I am married to Charlie and have 2 dogs Chica (poodle cross) and Otto, a Rottweiler cross. I will turn 66 this yr. and have 7 children and 10 grandchildren.



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My favorite books are A Tale of Two Cities and The trilogy Lord of the Rings. Mostly I love my Faith and will do anything to further it. Being a Bahai is the best thing to ever happen to me and I have such great expectations of humanity. While all the old guard is slowly disintegrating a new world is rising and it will be so much better. To me Spark is part of the new system which is all about truth and reality.

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APRILRUSSELL3
10/14/2014 10:47:03 AM

Thank you for your prayers. so far they are working :)



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HEALTHIER-VICKI
10/10/2014 5:41:00 PM

The doctor seems to think because Bob is over 300 lbs, then by cutting his calories down to 1200 a day as well as sodium down to 2000 grams, then he should be averaging at least a pound a day. Since he lost 10 lbs of that while in the hospital, he's actually only lost 11 pounds in 3 weeks. But that's still almost 4 lbs a week. I'm very proud of his progress even though he still feels I'm trying to starve him to death. Believe me, he's far from starving.



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SHERYLDS
10/10/2014 2:01:27 PM

thanks Gina.
are you headed south soon....must be getting cold in your area....No?



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COASTAL6
10/7/2014 12:39:58 PM

Good Morning Gina emoticon

Thanks so much for the goodie, and for caring. I strongly believe it's not being on my abilify for a couple of months, not my fault that I wasn't on, it's a long story. But I'm back on now, and I'm doing a lot better. I will never not stop taking my meds. Also the fall that I had did a lot of physical & mental to my body. I'm doing the best I can, God willing.
Well, I get tired of talking about me. How are you doing Gina today? You will be in my thoughts and prayers. Thanks so much for being so supportive, your a great friend.
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SANDISOCAROLINA
10/6/2014 8:46:51 AM

Oh for sure check where you purchased it! 6 mo. is too short a time for probs. Glad you had help. This will sound weird but I LOVE doing dishes by hand and always volunteer at gatherings. I find it relaxing for some reason! It's still nice to have a D/W though esp. to hide the onesies and twosies throughout the day. Hope you have a good week. You're doing great on your weight loss- you are getting there! Good job!! emoticon



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