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I am a 58 year old retired English teacher who wants to stay healthy and active. I am not that overweight. I weigh 138 pounds, but I want to lose at least 15 pounds because I am only five feet tall. Sometimes it is not easy because I suffer from chronic Meniere's Disease. I will not give up though. I try to stay positive and I will not allow this disease to steal anything else from me. Because of it, I had to retire. It was the right thing to do.

I have now been with Spark People for two years as of today, May 2, 2011. I feel very good about myself. I now walk between seven to ten miles a day and I do weight training everyday. I feel healthier than I have ever felt in my life. I do cardio three times a week and I feel wonderful. I hope and pray that my third year with Spark People is as prosperous and as blessed as my first two years were. I wish blessings on all of my Spark Friends and I pray that all of you accomplish all of your goals. God Bless all of you!!!

May2, 2012 was my third year with Spark People and I feel wonderful. I must admit that I have had a few run-ins with the dreaded Meniere's Disease, but like I have said before, "I refuse to allow this disease to beat me!!!" As far as working out, it has been great and at the end of the year, I purchased some kettle balls. I have fallen in love with this workout routine. I see a big difference in the muscles in my arms and back. They are awesome!!!! I still walk five to seven miles a day, and it seems to get easier and easier everyday. We'll see how the new year finds us.


Member Since: 5/2/2009

Fitness Minutes: 296,207

My Goals:
I hope and pray in the years to come that I keep the weight off and stay healthy. I really want to get back to teaching.


My Program:
I try to eat right every day.

I most certainly walk my five miles or more everyday. I lift weights, workout with my bowflex, hulahoop, workout on my stability ball, and I walk on the treadmill. I also workout with tubing and kettlebells.



Personal Information:
I am from Kingsville, Texas. I received my Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Texas A&M in Kingsville, Texas. I also received my Reading Specialist certification and my Kindergarten certification from Texas A&M Kingsville. I received my Gifted/Talented certification from Texas A&M in Corpus Christi, Texas. I love teaching and I really want to get back to it.

I have four sisters and two brothers, and my wonderful parents. I married my best friend Nicolas Moreno thirty-five years ago. We have one beautiful daughter, Juliette Nicole Moreno Rodriquez and one son-in-law, Daniel Rodriquez. Our daughter is twenty-three years old. There are no grandchildren yet!


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I love to read, anything and everything. My favorite quotes are: "This too will pass", and "Let no one come to you without leaving better and happier". I am a very positive person and I surround myself with positive people and positive situations. I believe in God and I try to do a good deed every single day.




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  • v ON_A_DIET
    Miss hearing from you on Sparkteam 10 Pounds and Under!

    I hope all is well!


    17 days ago
  • v SHERYLDS
    Here's to New Year Renewals for a Happy Healthy 2017...
    Let's stop looking back at what we didn't do
    and focus on having more fun on the journey.
    Life is all about learning to dance in the rain.
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    20 days ago
  • v FROSTY99
    Sometimes hope seems as unreal as the angel beside you. But both are there. –Author Unknown

    Focus not on the world's tragedies, but on the world's hope.

    This is the season of Joy & Hope-Embrace it.
    33 days ago
  • v RUTHIEBEAR
    COngratulations on being in the top five for team fitness minutes this week.
    I know this week is going to be busy. Make some time for yourself emoticon , your health emoticon and your goals emoticon . And for just one day count the Memories and not the Calories!
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    35 days ago
  • v FROSTY99
    You will get what you want in life when you help enough other people get what they want. –Zig Ziglar, author and motivational speaker

    Find one positive element in every day and reflect on it at night.
    40 days ago
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