HLTHAPPINESS4C   104,630
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The Long and Winding Road to VICTORY....

Hi I'm Cynthia! **WELCOME** to my page!

***SURPRISE!!*** User Name change! Once AROSEFORC; Now HLTHAPPINESS4C it is! Why the change? It's because I need a daily reminder of what my goals are to be. Happy and Healthy 7 DONE BEING THE FAT GIRL!!

Now when I mean happy I don't mean goody goody happy joy everything's perfect and wonderful. I mean happy as in to be content and thankful even in the difficult circumstances. To find my Happiness and Joy in the Lord, not just ...
Hi I'm Cynthia! **WELCOME** to my page!

***SURPRISE!!*** User Name change! Once AROSEFORC; Now HLTHAPPINESS4C it is! Why the change? It's because I need a daily reminder of what my goals are to be. Happy and Healthy 7 DONE BEING THE FAT GIRL!!

Now when I mean happy I don't mean goody goody happy joy everything's perfect and wonderful. I mean happy as in to be content and thankful even in the difficult circumstances. To find my Happiness and Joy in the Lord, not just during the Good times, but through the Trials as well..
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I don't always know where I'm going as I don't always follow the given path, but I know I am wonderfully and fearfully made. I can not fail with Christ! My mantra is I CAN and WILL BE VICTORIOUS. You CAN too!

I've been a sparkler here for about 6 years now. It's been quite the journey. I started out at 170 my highest weight ever and I was ready to do whatever it took to lose the weight. (healthy ways) After a couple of years I came so close to my goal weight of 130 lbs. I felt on top of the world, but it was short lived. I have struggled with Binge Eating Disorder for years and it reared its ugly head and I all but gave up. Needless to say I have regained all of the weight back + a few more. I've also struggled with Fibromyalgia and arthritis the past 2 and a half years making it very difficult to exercise.But I believe through Christ I can do ALL things. I can and will overcome!

My biggest accomplishment is that on February 29,2008 I quit smoking and with that came the gift of being able to breathe. That gift of fresh air opened the door to this journey!

I came to Spark People lonely, sad, frustrated with myself about the shape I had let myself get into. I didn't know a thing about fitness and nutrition, but in the years that I have been here I have learned a lot. I might not always follow the path that leads to victory, but I try where I can from veering too far off. And even when I seem to be falling from a cliff...He is there to catch me and get me back on track.....and so are my wonderful SP friends! Thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your support!

Again: I CAN and WILL succeed and so CAN YOU!!


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HLTHAPPINESS4C is staying in on this rainy day...supposed to get up to 2 inches today...yikes! Oh well a great day to read, relax, and spark!:)
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Member Since: 3/30/2008

SparkPoints: 104,630

Fitness Minutes: 19,138

My Goals:
2014 Goals

~ Participate in monthy DONE GIRL Challenges.

~ Get in 1500 steps each day.

~ Do PT exercises 5 days a week

~ Go to the pool at the Y 1-2 times a week.

~ eat 3-5 servings of fruits and veggies each day

~ Drink 8-10 cups of water each day

~ Spend time in God's Word daily

~ Improve self esteem

~ Read "Intuitive Eating" so that I can get a better handle of my binge eating disorder.

~ Aim for progress and NOT PERFECTION!!!

~ Support my fellow Spark friends and Team mates!!

My Program:
Taking it one positive Baby step at a time!

Personal Information:
I was born and raised in Michigan, but have always been a southern gal at heart. I now live in SC (been here 15 years) and absolutely love it here.


I am a born again Christian who is trying to live for God and trust in him one step at a time.


Other Information:
Reading is my favorite past time. I love The Yada Yada Prayer Group Series by Neta Jackson!! I also enjoy Historical fiction.

I enjoy drinking coffee; iced coffee during summer and lattes during the cooler months.

My favorite way to work out is walk. I live in a downtown area where there are gorgeous walking trails through the parks.

I had a sweet miniature dachshund named Lucky who recently passed away (Nove 2013) I miss him so much as he was my walking buddy. I also love cats and have one named Gabbie! She really fits her name as she is quite vocal!

I LOVE Christian Contemp Music. My favorite is Tenth Avenue North and JJ Heller. I do enjoy other types of music too, alternative, country, classical, rock!

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BBORDEN86
9/29/2014 7:08:59 AM

It happens! I'm guilty too. I haven't been on much recently, but I really need to focus on me. Thank you for reading my page though I appreciate it. I remember when I was most successful on here before I had a supportive group of spark friends. :)



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LOFLLAMA
9/28/2014 4:14:15 PM

You'll get there. YOU ARE WONDERFUL!
Love Ya Lots
Lisa



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CETANISTAWI
9/28/2014 2:25:57 AM

emoticon just a messenger... emoticon



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-WISPY-
9/23/2014 8:35:06 PM

Hi honey, happy to see you.

Hugs Wispy. xx



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CORKYTHEMOM1
9/23/2014 8:21:58 PM

emoticon Cynthia! Join me as we WELCOME the First Day of Fall! With the start of the autumn season, letís continue to strive for healthy nutrition, fitness fun, emotional growth and improved health! Always remember, you are never alone in this journey of ours. I am right by your side, embracing you with support, encouragement and hugs from my sparkpage to yours. TOGETHER, Let's Turn Our Autumn Goals into Amazing Results!


emoticon A = Anything is possible when you believe in the power of you!
emoticon U = Utilize positive thoughts, decisions and actions in all that you do!
emoticon T = Take action! Be productive! Make progress! Achieve results!
emoticon U = U CAN commit to healthy nutrition, fitness fun and emotional growth!
emoticon M = Maintain focus on each goal, daily commitment and follow-through!
emoticon N = Never give up from conquering setbacks into mastering comebacks!


~ Monika ~ emoticon



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