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I just love cruising! This picture was taken on one - and is one of my favorites. Happy! Happy!





Swimming with Stingrays in Grand Cayman with our children and GrandGirls!



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I never want weight (over or under) to define me. I know that a healthy weight and stronger bones will allow me to live a better quality of life and allow me to be more flexible and stronger.
I have zip-lined in Honduras, and kayaked in Canada.
I want to do more!
I am much younger than my Grandmothers were at the same age, and I plan to continue.
I never want weight (over or under) to define me. I know that a healthy weight and stronger bones will allow me to live a better quality of life and allow me to be more flexible and stronger.
I have zip-lined in Honduras, and kayaked in Canada.
I want to do more!
I am much younger than my Grandmothers were at the same age, and I plan to continue.


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Member Since: 1/4/2012

SparkPoints: 30,381

Fitness Minutes: 18,409

My Goals:
I know the scale isn't everything, but I am going to permanently eliminate 30# from my body.
I want my next bone density test to register positive numbers.
And I plan to get into my favorite jeans very soon.

My Program:
Working on consistency!

Drink 96 oz of water daily.

45 minutes cardio 4 days a week.

Practice gratitude daily.



Personal Information:
I live in the 'snowbelt' of Northeast Ohio: an hour east of Cleveland and 35 minutes west of Erie, Pa. I am the Mom of 3 beautiful children (2 natural and 1 adopted) - American Mom to 5 exchange daughters (3 from Japan, 1 from Italy and 1 from Hong Kong) - and GrandMommy to 2 stunning GrandGirls. I have learned to live comfortably with celiac. But the auto-immmune disorder left me with the challenge of osteoporosis and a slowing thyroid.
Now is my time to reverse the bone loss and the weight gain. I really want to be healthy for this last third of my life. I have so much to be grateful for.

Other Information:
I originally got on Spark People in 2012. And I fell off. Don't know why, but the summer of 2014 found me wanting to eat better and move more. And it has continued. The scale hasn't reflected my lifestyle change, but my clothes are fitting so much better. I am happy about that.

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LINDAVB4251
7/27/2015 11:07:57 AM

Thank you so much! YEP, ready to go!



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7/27/2015 8:12:57 AM

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..╬═╬.....on the ladder to better health!

“There is no such thing as a self-made man. You will reach your goals only with the help of others.” ~George Shinn~

Working together, we will NOT fail!!! LET'S DO THIS!!!!!!!!!!!!


Karen
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ZANYGIRL1
7/20/2015 8:03:37 AM

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Don't wait until you've reached your goal to be proud of yourself.
Be proud of every step you take towards reaching that goal!

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Good morning, Linda. Hope you had a wonderful weekend and are ready to get this week started!


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7/18/2015 10:28:55 AM

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“When defeat comes, accept it as a signal that your plans are not sound, rebuild those plans, and set sail once more toward your coveted goal.” ~Napoleon Hill

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Let's never lose our focus on the big picture!!


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7/14/2015 8:55:51 AM

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☆ *:·.·:* "It's the little details that are vital. *:·.·:* ☆
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Let's see how many little things we can do today!! Hope you have a terrific Tuesday, Linda.


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