GINIEMIE   89,016
SparkPoints
80,000-99,999 SparkPoints
 
 
10 VM: Véronique, Virginia(GinieMie)Vicky, Valerie, Vanessa, Viviane, Vance, Vaughn, Vincent, Vernon





BK: Vaughn, Vanessa, Véronique, Valerie, Viviane, Vernon. Frnt. Vance, Ginie(Virginia), Vicky. 9/10





Véronique saying good bye to the bride, Liz, and groom, Dan. niece Sara supporting Nique.



I have 37 pics in my gallery





Awards






 
Traveling a bumpy road!

So much has happened to me since I started SP April 9th 2010. I've lost weight of course and regained some, I've learned to stop eating when full and I've made some great spark friends. I'm sparking much of the time. Many know about my son's accident (6/17/2010)and the changes that has wrought on my life, my sister V�ronique's death (11/7/2012) due to a brain tumor and Vicky's congestive heart failure, diabetes and a host of other problems. I also have been blessed with a new ...
So much has happened to me since I started SP April 9th 2010. I've lost weight of course and regained some, I've learned to stop eating when full and I've made some great spark friends. I'm sparking much of the time. Many know about my son's accident (6/17/2010)and the changes that has wrought on my life, my sister V�ronique's death (11/7/2012) due to a brain tumor and Vicky's congestive heart failure, diabetes and a host of other problems. I also have been blessed with a new grand-daughter in May 2013 for a total of 5 grand-daughters and 1 grandson-the first and eldest of the grands..
https://www.fitbit.com/user/25V8WY.
I try to keep smiling and stay positive-not always easy, but the good Lord helps. I love life from infancy to old age.
I retired May 25th, 2012.
My 5 children and 6 grandchildren are an important part of my life.

With the exception of my cholesterol levels and a mobile blood pressure I am relatively healthy. Both my son's care and my weight contribute the occasionally elevated blood pressure. My cholesterol has been high since I was in my 40's and I am allergic to statin drugs which limits what I can take for the cholesterol problem. (I am in gray in the first picture, and turquoise in the second)
Read More About GINIEMIE (Updated August 26)


Current Status:


SparkFriends



SparkTeams



My Ticker:

 current weight: 169.1 
 
186
174.5
163
151.5
140


 
Interact with GINIEMIE

Send Member a Private Message







Recent Blogs:





 
Profile

Member Since: 4/9/2010

SparkPoints: 89,016

Fitness Minutes: 89,850

My Goals:
1. track all of my foods, striving to get 5-8 fruits & veggies per day.
2. I will walk no LESS THAN 5,000 steps and work my way past 10,000.
3. to be more positive, and supportive to those around me, especially new widows.



My Program:
To watch what I eat, most importantly cutting back on cholesterol and sodium. Work to change a sedentary life into a more active life, which is difficult for me. Even though retired, I'm knitting and sewing more that makes for a still sedentary life.

Personal Information:
I was born in Bedford, Ohio of a Belgian mom and an American GI. I have lived in Belgium, Ohio, Florida and am currently in Georgia. I am widowed and have five grown children, one of whom had a traumatic brain injury June 2010 and for whom I am the court appointed Custodial Guardian.

Other Information:
I like to knit, sew-when I have time and play with my grandchildren.
I'd love to be able to travel again, to go back to Belgium and Austria, to see Ireland, Scotland, Switzerland and Italy.

Profile Image





 
 



Vacation
From:
MILLISMA

Cruise
From:
GINIEMIE

Pinwheel
From:
PGHP31CK

Massage
From:
NORASPAT

Rose
From:
BROOKLYN_BORN

Rainbow
From:
BUTTONPOPPER1




Member Comments:
JANET552
5/7/2015 8:07:11 AM

Is today Erik's surgery? Best wishes!!



Report Inappropriate Comment
USMAWIFE
5/5/2015 4:11:40 PM

It is my husbands dad and his step mother

First wife passed away in 1976 and he remarried in 1983



Report Inappropriate Comment
BROOKLYN_BORN
5/5/2015 11:33:11 AM

Thanks for reading and commenting on my blog. I remember the "blue laws" in NYC when all stores were closed on Sunday, but restaurants were allowed to be open. Bakeries and delis too, at least in the morning. Stopping for baked goods and cold cuts was a tradition after church.




Report Inappropriate Comment
PGHP31CK
5/5/2015 10:03:27 AM

Thank you for the Fruit Salad SparkGoodie! I'm grateful for your friendship, and I'm glad that you're part of my SparkJourney!



Report Inappropriate Comment
BAKER1009
5/5/2015 9:55:06 AM

Good Morning!
I know, I miss you too! Life is just busy. Working about 50 hrs a week since they are allowing OT right now. The extra money is helping for the grad party and other misc items. We'll see about a new FitBit...I sure do miss the thing.

I hope you and Erik have been doing well!
Hugs,
Beth



Report Inappropriate Comment
Member Comments Page (1276 total):  < Previous12345Next >Last >>

See My SparkFavorites Report Inappropriate Page