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I continue on a long, long plateau which I jut broke through in March. I am not looking for the ideal weight but I am looking for a weight that I can be comfortable with. My goal did have a long term date involved but I will re-set as the time comes near. So let's just say I am a work in progress and I am enjoying life to the fullest right now. I have had several set backs with family losses, my health & disabilities but I am working on doing a little pushing! Pools & water are my love but got little time there this winter. Even though I didn't do as I wished, I made a very important goal to me and now have my sight set on a smaller and doable goal of 16#. I have spent 1.5 yrs in TX. & planning to return to MN. in the next 2-3 weeks pending my mom's health after her fall last March, breaking an arm and leg. I now need to take care of me and lower my stress sources.

After a very long plateau, I have made my 1st long term goal of 100# lost on 3/20/16. 1# added to the loss this week. The plateau is broken and now onto a small goal of 17# (no date to meet).

I am so thrilled to have gotten this far and hope that I can con't. to stay on a healthy path of life.


Member Since: 10/19/2009

Fitness Minutes: 151,973

My Goals:
1. Lose 50# (done 4/1/10
2. Lose 17# (done 7/29/10
3. Lose 50# (done 8/20/13)
On a long, plateau. Finally broke it. Grand total lost is 101# !!!
4. Setting a 17# loss goal for the next long term goal by 12/31/16..

Final Goal is to be at a weight that I am healthy & comfortable with my inner self.


My Program:
My updated goals for the 2nd round of wt. loss.

1. Calorie tracking
2. Increase in walking
3. Continue to break bad habits and learning new healthy ways of living.
4. Enjoy the small gains of energy being felt.



Personal Information:
I am Eileen from MN. I enjoy chatting but not usually on line until evening.
I am a retired registered nurse and have 3 kids and 3 g/daughters. My husband (of 40+yrs.) and I love the kids, spouses and g/kids dearly.


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I do counted cross stitch, crocheting and reading as crafts. We are avid campers and plan to have many road trips as well as winter in the south. Can't say that I stay off the computer but try to limit my time on slow moving days.




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  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    Combining attitude and discipline, both of which are 100% under your control, you will increase your performance by 200%. Bob Urichuck
    2 days ago
  • v FRAN0426
    Thanks Eileen for stopping by and reading my latest blog. The first person, at the company where I got the set up, said to me " I am giving you a medium mask as we don't have any smalls at this time. Then I went to the clinic nd the gal there said that mask is way to big for you ". Goodie like (I hadn't figured that out). She got a small for me, then told me you shouldn't have to pull those straps so tight--let them a bit loose. Well, that was fine lying on my back. Being I am a side sleeper, the minute I turned, yup then the mast moves and starts making the air sound that wakes me and my hubby up. Last night was the first night I got up once last night, pulled the straps a wee bit tighter and fell asleep again. So now tonight going onto the next mask again to see how that one will work. The third one will be nose pillows like my husband uses, but in a small. So not giving up, need to get this figured out, as this has been going on long enough---I need sleep, and start to loose weight.
    2 days ago
  • v BARBIEE52
    emoticon emoticon IF I HAD MY LIFE TO LIVE OVER - emoticon emoticon
    ~~Erma Bombeck~~~(written after she found out she was dying from cancer).

    I would have gone to bed when I was sick instead of pretending the earth
    would go into a holding pattern if I weren't there for the day.
    I would have burned the pink candle sculpted like a rose before it melted in storage.
    I would have talked less and listened more.
    I would have invited friends over to dinner even if the carpet was stained, or the sofa faded.
    I would have eaten the popcorn in the 'good' living room and worried much less
    about the dirt when someone wanted to light a fire in the fireplace.
    I would have taken the time to listen to my grandfather ramble about his youth.
    I would have shared more of the responsibility carried by my husband.
    I would never have insisted the car windows be rolled up on a summer day
    because my hair had just been teased and sprayed.
    I would have sat on the lawn with my grass stains.
    I would have cried and laughed less while watching television and more while watching life.
    I would never have bought anything just because it was practical,
    wouldn't show soil, or was guaranteed to last a lifetime.
    Instead of wishing away nine months of pregnancy,
    I'd have cherished every moment and realized that the wonderment growing
    inside me was the only chance in life to assist God in a miracle.
    When my kids kissed me impetuously, I would never have said,
    "Later. Now go get washed up for dinner." There would have been more
    "I love you's." More "I'm sorry's."
    But mostly, given another shot at life, I would seize every minute...
    look at it and really see it,live it .and never give it back. Stop sweating the small stuff.
    Don't worry about who doesn't like you, who has more, or who's doing what.
    Instead, I would cherish the relationships I have with those who do love me.
    I would think about what God HAS blessed me with, and what I am doing each day
    to promote myself mentally, physically, emotionally.

    After reading this, I realized how many more "I would" add to this list.
    "I would" share this with my friends, because my life is pretty wonderful with them in it.
    emoticon emoticon Wishing you a Blessed Day emoticon emoticon

    (I know I've posted this before, but I believe it's worth posting it again)
    2 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    It’s impossible to express too much love. Lissa Rankin
    3 days ago
  • v NORASPAT
    Hi there, how old is your KARATE girl.
    Where does she live and how old is she. Perhaps they might like to chat. Pat in Maine. (((HUGS)) emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3 days ago
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