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My Journey

I ran across Sparkpeople quite by accident, in March 2007 , while I was searching for places to help me lose weight.
I joined and it has been a God send.
I have learned so much. I was in starvation mode from eating only700 or 800 calories a day for many years, so it took me about a yearr to retrain my brain and eat more food and drink water.
Btu after the year was up, the weight came off pretty quicikly.
I just wish it did not come back on so easily.

I was a member of the Red Hot Chili Steppers and Roaring Red Rocketeers on the BLC team serving as co-captain and then captain.
Then I stepped down for one round, and started a new team on Sprks- "Super Charged and Ready- Team Biggest Loser."
Lots of positive energy; a great bunch of people and all of us getting healthy.
I came back to the BLC , with the Light Blue Bombshells and lthn sat out a round , and now I am with the Ivory Falcons , having first served as co-captain and now am captain of the team.

The Serenity Prayer
God grant me the serenity
to accept the things I cannot change;
courage to change the things I can;
and wisdom to know the difference.

Living one day at a time;
Enjoying one moment at a time;
Accepting hardships as the pathway to peace;
Taking, as He did, this sinful world
as it is, not as I would have it;
Trusting that He will make all things right
if I surrender to His Will;
That I may be reasonably happy in this life
and supremely happy with Him
Forever in the next.

Member Since: 3/9/2007

Fitness Minutes: 153,757

My Goals:
Drink 8 glasses water a day.

Stay within my calorie range, making sure I eat enough calories.

Walk at least 20 min each day

My Program:
I am very motivated ; pumpred and feeling great. I do a lot of walking and stretches, ball exercises, etc..

Personal Information:
I am a twin and was born and raised in Iowa. I have one brother and 4 sisters, and lived in MD 42 years and now am back in Iowa

Other Information:
I am a Christian and my faith is very important to me.
I love Bible prophecy . I get excited whenever I study it..

Captain of Determined Desert Tortoises

Former captain of Ivory Falcons, Red Hot Chili Steppers and Roaring Red Rocketeers on BLC; also captain of "Super Charged and Ready- Team Biggest Loser."
member of Light Blue Bombshells -round 17
Member of Ivory
Falcons- round 19;co-captain- round 20, 21 and 22
Captain- round 25 and 26
Captain- Determined Desert Tortoises- round 27

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  • v NEWAT56
    Thanks for the goodie. So glad I made the Minion team. Since my last post I have just started walking 6,000 steps a day. Thanks for all the encouragement. Have a good weekend!
    24 days ago
  • v NEWAT56
    Thank you for my goodie! I am having a good day. I have managed to increase my steps slowly to 4,000 a day. Hope I get on your team!
    55 days ago
  • v C8TSON
    Anyway, I'm glad to hear that you are leading the BLC group this upcoming round! I'm making it a goal to do BLC for at least one year. My DS is 3 years old now! Time flies! Hope you're doing great!
    68 days ago
  • v C8TSON
    Hi! Thanks so much for the goodie! I'm not sure what's going on with my account, but I realized that it showed that you had been deleted from my friends list. I've been having spark issues like that lately. Anyway, thank you so much for checking in!
    68 days ago
  • v NEWSTART127
    Happy Easter! Thank you for the goodie! I'm hoping to be back to full strength soon.
    71 days ago
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