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RETIRED GRANDMA LEARNING FROM MY TWO GRANDDAUGHTERS AND THEIR MOM HOW TO LIVE A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE......
RETIRED GRANDMA LEARNING FROM MY TWO GRANDDAUGHTERS AND THEIR MOM HOW TO LIVE A HEALTHIER LIFESTYLE......




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Member Since: 1/30/2012

SparkPoints: 17,158

Fitness Minutes: 6,239

My Goals:
Eating smart...making better choices of what and how much I eat.

Getting 8 hours of sleep per night.

Forcing myself to exercise!!%$#@#$!!

My Program:
Replacing sugared drinks with water and tracking my daily intake
WALKING WALKING WALKING WALKING
going to bed earlier each night and tracking my progress

trying different fitness routines after watching videos, and then tracking my efforts to do themI

Personal Information:
I am 65 years old, married for 43 years, have three grown daughters, and two young granddaughters. I live in Illinois and am retired from a 20-year job as an activities assistant on an Alzheimers' unit in a nursing home.

Other Information:
After retirement I decided to "broaden my horizons" by expanding my activities. I joined a knitting class, volunteered in a kindergarten class, and caught up on my reading. One of the ladies in my knitting group "sparked" me with informatin about this program...and here I am!

 
 



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Member Comments:
JUDY1315
2/13/2016 1:13:56 PM

Hey, there! The water challenge is okay by me, but I have to tell you that since I began on SP in Jan. '13, I have been drinking 8 cups of water every day. So, not really much of a challenge for me because I LOVE drinking that much water. I feel so much better and more refreshed, weight notwithstanding. We can go with it, though, and I'll pay extra attention to making certain I get it all in.

It's great to have found you again, too, Nan!

Judy



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JUDY1315
2/11/2016 11:00:13 PM

Hi, there! So nice to hear from you! I've been swamped, which is why I'm just now responding to your post. I love that you have challenged me, but it is a challenge I really can't do right now! Ha! I have an injured knee, and have been having a lot of trouble walking, so marching is out! Got something else I could substitute? Maybe, either walking or doing a seated exercise (SP video) every day? Let me know.

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JUDY1315
1/4/2016 11:54:59 AM

I saw your last post to my page from April 2015 this morning. I am back on the site trying to get going again. I completely fell off the wagon and the site 2 years ago. I hope you're doing okay; you mentioned a back injury. I have been struggling with foot and knee injuries. Do you think losing weight might help my poor knees?? ;) Hope to hear from you again sometime.



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JUDY1315
1/14/2015 12:14:05 PM

I just saw your comment on my page from a long time ago. Thanks for wondering about me! I am now trying to get back in the saddle again, but I am not really there, yet. Are you still out there?



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LYNN-LOVESLIFE7
12/4/2014 11:38:42 PM

Thank you! emoticon
I just saw your comment on one of my photos. The family reunion one and yes...they all recognize me because they saw me a year before this one after the passing of my uncle in chicago. Some saw me before his passing, but everyone knew this change happened -it was just a shock for them to still see me at it for as long as I was. I normally reach but somehow like now...something stresses me and I yo-yo back to a close high. This time I caught it before I got way out of hand. Thank you so much for your comment and I am working on turning over this leaf for good.
Lynn

Comment edited on: 12/4/2014 11:39:32 PM

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