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Running the Race of My Life!

I am in my 50s and have almost completed my doctoral degree in adult education with a nursing specialization! Reaching this point in my life has convinced me of two things - First, I can certainly accomplish my goals! Second, it is time to tackle the challenge of my health and wellness since I am entering a new stage of my life! I am excited to have the wealth of support available at Spark People to help me with this journey!
I am in my 50s and have almost completed my doctoral degree in adult education with a nursing specialization! Reaching this point in my life has convinced me of two things - First, I can certainly accomplish my goals! Second, it is time to tackle the challenge of my health and wellness since I am entering a new stage of my life! I am excited to have the wealth of support available at Spark People to help me with this journey!




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Member Since: 4/26/2013

SparkPoints: 5,944

Fitness Minutes: 3,599

My Goals:
Enjoy enhanced health and wellness!

Have energy to do important things in my life!

Gain control over blood sugars, diet, activities, and motivation!

My Program:
Diet ~ Eliminating flour from diet. Eating lost of fruits and veggies. Moving toward less meats.

Exercise ~ 5/24/13 ~
Monday, Wednesday, Friday - yoga
Tuesday, Thursday - hour body sculpting class that incorporates weights
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday - cardio (combination of classes and treadmill/stepper/bike)

Water, water, water!

Motivation ~ Daily chats with God! At least 30 minutes per day on motivational activities, such as earning Spark points and giving Spark goodies!

Personal Information:
From Maryland.

Married for 27 years to marvelous man. Have two wonderful children in their 20's - both are in college - son is getting master's degree in mental health counseling and daughter is working on bachelor's degree. I am graduating with my PhD this summer! Have 4 dogs - 2 yellow lab pups, an English mastiff, and a stray German wire-haired pointer/chocolate lab mix.

Teach college nursing courses for three universities online. Considering what changes to make in career since earning the PhD.

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CAN'T WAIT TO START THE BLC21 CHALLENGE!!!

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MARYBETH4884
3/21/2014 3:12:06 PM

Haven't seen a post for a while so I thought I'd check in with you! I hope all is going well! I hope you are able to spend some time the Lenten season to relax and reflect on God's love for you! Hope your family is doing well and your life is settling into a better routine!



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MJK0430
2/23/2014 11:03:11 AM

emoticon Googly Eyed GeckGos

How are you doing with our Boot-Camp? Let us know what aspects you are succeeding with and which areas you need help with. These are all healthy habits to make every day just a bit more sparkling and enjoyable.

emoticon Eating 7 servings of freggies fuels your body with the nutritious food it is really craving for. When you eat junk, you need more junk because your body is getting inadequate nutrition. So eat those freggies!

emoticon 64 oz of water will remove toxins, rehydrate, and restore suppleness to your skin.

emoticon 15 minutes of walking is great exercise and it's the simplest positive change you can make to effectively improve your heart health.

emoticon Stretching Increase balance, coordination, and is a positive affect on boosting your mood.



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MARYBETH4884
2/7/2014 2:07:38 PM

You have been on my mind, friend! Take your weight loss journey to the Lord in pray and lean on His guidance for motivation and direction to get your GROOVE back!! emoticon emoticon together!!



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MJK0430
1/30/2014 3:41:55 PM

Let's emoticon away those few pesky pounds and get you to your next station! Are you ready for our BINGO Strong-End Weekend?



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MJK0430
1/16/2014 2:54:48 PM

emoticon emoticon emoticon Happy Birthday Sweet Gail! emoticon emoticon emoticon

I hope you are having a FABULOUS Day!!!!! emoticon emoticon



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