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Hi! I'm Janey. My purpose here is to share about the positive direction my life is taking through good nutrition and exercise. I have always been passionate about saving money around the house, especially when feeding my family. I hope you will enjoy sharing some of the best things I have learned on my journey!

My vision is to be a great example of heart healthy living.

I love that my DH and I enjoy exercising together. I continue to add running events to my ...
Hi! I'm Janey. My purpose here is to share about the positive direction my life is taking through good nutrition and exercise. I have always been passionate about saving money around the house, especially when feeding my family. I hope you will enjoy sharing some of the best things I have learned on my journey!

My vision is to be a great example of heart healthy living.

I love that my DH and I enjoy exercising together. I continue to add running events to my fitness schedule.

I thank SP daily for what we have accomplished nutritionally. The changes we are making are adding quality and happiness to our lives. Who knew that eating healthy and exercising could be so fun?!!

My main Health goal has been to focus on my own choices and quietly go about my wellness business.

The true joy in my Spark Journey has been every time a family member or friend asks about healthy choices for thier own lives.
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Member Since: 1/21/2012

SparkPoints: 44,229

Fitness Minutes: 62,587

My Goals:
Eat Heart Healthy.

Be a Good example of healthy living to others.

Fall 2014 Goals:

General Stretching at least 10 minutes everyday.
Practice Yoga for at least 20 minutes per session minimum of three days per week
Walk/Jog at least 50 minutes per session minimum two times per week
Vary Cardio workouts for days that I do not walk. At least 30 minutes three times weekly.
Strength train three times per week 30 minutes. Do a pull up by year end.
Participate in 8K - Columbia River Power Run September 20
Take a R&R Day once a week ~ rest, go shopping, paint, whatever.

Live the Fall Eight week challenge in Survivor mode. That is, little to no processed food. Limit alcoholic beverages, no more than one per day. Plan our menus and resist indulgent eating. Limit my trips to the store, eat out of cupboards, cooler and garden to save money and live healthier.
Blog once a week with my progress.
Continue reading three books mini

My Program:
Currently a member of the Fall 2014 5% challenge. I am a SUDS team member and leader- a loyal Dawggie!!!

During the eight week challenge;

My Diet:
Mediterranean diet plan tracked daily on SP, staying within Spark calorie range.

My exercise:

My exercise plan is outlined above.

My strategy for the Fall challenge is to stay connected to my SUDS team on a daily basis, stay in calorie range and enjoy my veggies!

Personal Information:
I live in the Wild West part of our Beautiful state of Oregon, which happens to be on the east side of the state.
I always wanted to live in a barn and now I do. I am happily married to Dave, my best friend. Our blended family includes four children, 11 grandchildren (each so successful in their endeavors), five dogs (i know) and one cat. My best work to date; taking care of my elders.

Other Information:
Dave and I love to ride our bikes and enjoy the outdoors.

One of our major
goals currently is to walk and bike the Oregon coastline with our dogs.

Participate in 8K - Columbia River Power Run September 20, 2014


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AALLEY2
9/21/2014 6:04:24 PM

emoticon for visiting my blog I appreciate it!



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RAYLINSTEPHENS
9/21/2014 5:44:38 PM

You're so close to your goal - don't fret if you miss the goal a tad - it's really difficult the closer you get.

YOU can do it!



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BMCOLLEY
9/21/2014 5:42:59 PM

Thank you for your comments. I really appreciate the feedback. I love the way the team supports each other to such a high degree.

Bettie



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IRON_RESOLVE
9/21/2014 8:56:51 AM

So happy you are back to SUDSing things up with all of us the Fall 5% Challenge. Our Team is very lucky!! Thanks for your time and energy!



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LYNMEINDERS
9/21/2014 1:44:11 AM

Hey Sweets...the next 8 weeks are very busy for me.....
I have a trip to Auckland at the top of our north island in a weeks time for a week then I am off to Sydney for a week beg Nov then have another trip to Auckland for another conference at the end of Nov.....
I really need to keep the 5% goal in the fore of my mind so as to achieve it with all my tripping around



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