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I welcome you to my page and remind you of the importance of doing monthly self breast exams and having a mammogram as your Dr. reccomends.
I care beacause I am a Breast Cancer Survivor, and these things saved my life!

12 points that make Spark People work for me.

Here's my recipe for a New Life:

To make each day better than the day before!
T remember what's important to me and that each new day is a gift from God.
To organize my time and make the most of everyday.
To keep my home orderly, organized and clean.
To take better care of my health by eating the most nutritious diet possible.
To take part in a regular physical fitness program with a daily exercise routine, supplemented by other activities I enjoy depending on the season.
To live my life with respect to all of God's creatures.
To improve my mind, body and spirit on a daily basis.
To support and give care to those who need it.
To ask for support when I need it.
To spend money on necessary needs, avoiding wasteful spending .
This is why I am a Spark Person, to live a purpose filled and goal orientated life!

I am a Breast Cancer survivor who has found the courage to win! I find strength in my vision for a full, active and healthy life after breast cancer.

My name is Ingrid,or you may also call me Inga. I am the mom of three awesome kids. I participate in many outdoor activities. I enjoy hiking, going to the beach, playing tennis and gardening. I have been a Sunday School Teacher since 1990 and I love working with kids. I've done other volunteering as a Room Mom, Brownie Leader, Sunday School Children's Choir Director, these have made my life a joy. I have been blessed by working with children all these years. I joined various Spark groups to reflect me, and my interests.
I have a nice little dog, a rat terrier named Sadie. I enjoy country music and going to concerts. I am happy to meet new friends here
and make progress on a healthy new me. When I first began losing weight in 2002, I weighed 195 lbs, I lost almost 60 lbs and with the help of SP I will keep these last few pounds off and become a healthier me!

Member Since: 1/24/2008

Fitness Minutes: 85,525

My Goals:
To live each day with focus, purpose and energy!

To exercise as often as possible.

To learn about healthy habits and add them to my lifestyle.

To eat the healthiest diet to fuel my body and to keep hydrated by drinking a lot of water.

My Program:
Elliptical trainer

Stationary Bike


Weight Training

Hiking Tennis

Various Exercises

Personal Information:
Name: Ingrid

Nickname: Inga

B-day: 2/28/64

Home State: Illinois

Height: 5'9"

Indedendent Avon Rep.

Religion: Lutheran Christian.

Nationality; Swedish and Norwegian

Other Information:
I have enjoyed singing since age 5 when I joined a Swedish choir, I have loved music ever since then. I love to sing to Reba McEntire, who is one of my favoriite country singers. I lost almost 60 lbs in 2002, and I want to maintain that weight loss after having breast cancer 3x's. I enjoy watching animated films and

love all the Disney classics. I am crazy about Alfred Hitchcock movies, someof my favorites are: Psycho, The Birds, Rear Window, and Marnie. I especially like Tippy Hedron in these movies.

Favorite Music:

Country and Bluegrass

The best concert I've seen in recent years has been Keith Urban, he is so full of energy, amazing!

Other Favorites include Gretchen Wilson Dolly Parton, ShaniaTwain, Sugarland, Trace Adkins, Alan Jackson, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw Toby Keith, Taylor Swift and Randy Travis. Favorite Athletes:
Martina Navratilova Walter Payton
Brett Favre
Roger Federer

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  • v LINDA!
    A life spent making mistakes is not only more honorable, but more useful than a life spent doing nothing. -George Bernard Shaw

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    396 days ago
    Hello, just dropping by to tell you that the team The Right Path-Jesus has moved to a new place and now called Walking the Right Path. I thought you might not have received this message. We would like to have you join us if you have the interest and time. Just click on the team name from my spark page.
    Best Wishes
    560 days ago
    Check out the 7 day Turtle/Hares challenge beginning tomorrow on Seeking the Right Path to Succeed. It is easy! Short notice, but let's go for it
    597 days ago
  • v GENRE009

    "I awake sometimes a mere shadow of myself.
    Without a mirror I judge this shadow.
    Yet, prior to the days beginning,
    I foresee my future perfect self.
    In order to rise above my shadow,
    I dilute my negativity,
    And bring in the illusion of endless happiness,
    Drawing a smile on my face,
    Opening my eyes to the clarity of hope.
    For I now greet the day with my projection of myself.
    As being hopeful in my journey."
    by e, herz
    625 days ago
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    633 days ago
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