Grandkids, including the newest
Gardner family, Spring Break 2013
Us and our boys, Spring Break 2013
I'm a 50 something grandma who spent 2 years losing 60 pounds, and the next 5 gaining it back. I'm doing a little better this time, having lost 45 pounds since July, 2010. I'm happily married with 2 grown boys, one grandson, and a new granddaughter. My husband is on this journey with me.
I had already started on my weight loss journey before starting SparkPeople, so I have adjusted my Weight Tracker to show my highest weight, July 2010.
Update: I had set a personal goal to lose 50 pounds in a year - didn't quite make it. I've lost 45. Still working on it!
Get this weight back off to stay!
Working out with the ladies from church 2 nights a week
Born in Kentucky, grew up in New Jersey, Ohio, Kentucky, and Ohio again, currently in Indiana.
Born again Christian
Part time music teacher (2 days a week), full time business co-owner (fund raising, computer services for fund raisers)
Direct and accompany my church choir, sing in the Fort Wayne Philharmonic Chorus, play bassoon in the Huntington University Wind Ensemble, love to read, work in my flower garden when weather permits
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| current weight: 190.0
What a beautiful family! We are in Northern Illinois and enjoying the snow...but not the extreme cold. Stay warm and safe and keep up the amazing work! You look great! God is good! Cathy
1061 days ago
Thanks for stopping by my blog. I love the Cookeville, TN area! In order for me to go to my brother's house, we have to go through there via I-40. You're right, it's hilly since it's on the Cumberland Plateau. Beautiful country. Enjoy it there!
Have a fantastic weekend.
1238 days ago
Thank you so much for the anniversary goodie :) We enjoyed a really great weekend with lots of room service :)
1241 days ago
Thanks for stopping by my Great Smoky Mountains, Day 1 blog. I had so much fun and was so glad I was able to get the pictures on here this year! New places explored and this was one. Stay tuned there's two more days of the Smokies coming up this week! Have a fantastic week.
1241 days ago
Thanks for the green tea goodie. Something warm always soothes the soul and the throat. Feeling better tonight. Thanks
1275 days ago