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Hey to you who's reading this. I've been a member of SparkPeople for a few years now. I use the site mostly to track my fitness and to blog. I enjoy writing and use it as a bit of self-therapy. I used to track my eating, but have slacked on that. That is something I need to put more work into. My eating habits need improvement but I haven't given up yet. Still trying. Love the comments and support from fellow bloggers and the friends I've picked up on the site. My hobbies are reading, movies, music, photography, & hoop dance. Also, since I retired in Dec 2013, I began bike riding with a friend. We don't do many miles at a time, but do what we feel like and as long as it is fun and not too hard. I'm a kid at heart which is why I'm so passionate about hoop dance. I've also picked back up practicing guitar. I had quit several years ago, after trying for 2 years. I just got frustrated and quit. But I decided to pick it back up and give it another go. My husband and I are also babysitting our grandson. So that keeps us young in spirit and young at heart. Wish me luck in my continued efforts to enjoy retirement and life in general.

Member Since: 10/26/2008

Fitness Minutes: 8,928

My Goals:
My goals are to work out every day that I can, except on Sunday. That is my day off. I want to lose a few more pounds, to eat healthier foods & to increase my exercising routines. I want to find more food combinations that are good for you, but still taste good.


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To reach my goals, I'm searching for better, healthier recipes. I don't get the chance to cook much, but when I do, I am planning better by using recipes from this website, a Denise Austin book I bought, & wherever else I can find them. I've been reading blogs & looking for other motivations & incentives whereever I can find them & they are helping me stay on track. Articles & blogs have helped me find healthier veggies, fruits, grains, snacks, etc. and how to eat them in a variety of combinations.



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I'm a retired photographer working for the federal government. I live in a small town in Texas. I have one son & a daughter-in-law that I'm crazy about & very proud of. We are babysitting their little one while they work. A boy. I also have 2 step children with their spouses & 3 grandchildren...and still counting (hopefully)! I am passionate about animals; especially dogs & horses. We have a new Yorkie/Maltese mix named Savannah. She's very energetic!


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  • v ERIN1128
    Good luck with ramping back up. We can do this! :-)
    4 days ago
  • v MARINGAL
    Oh shoot, I just wrote out this long response and it disappeared. Okay, here it goes again. My neighbor who dog sits gets her jobs through a couple of websites that take a percentage of every time she gets a job. I think one of the websites she is using is called Fetch.com. My girlfriend who has a full time job also dog sits and she gets her clientele through word of mouth. It just happened that I ended up dog sitting for a woman that was suppose to be with my neighbor but my neighbor couldn't do it so she asked me to dog sit. I am taking care of a Saint Bernard for 6 weeks starting tomorrow because I answered an ad that was on a neighborhood website we have here in Marin. You can look and see if there are websites similar to Fetch.com. Or you can make up some flyers and put them in your neighborhood mailboxes. All you need are a couple of jobs and the word of mouth grows like weeds. Dog owners are always looking for someone to sit with their dogs. It is such easy pocket money and I love doggies, so it is a win win situation for an easy unstressful job! Best of luck on your search, fredie
    27 days ago
  • v MARINGAL
    My neighbor was suppose to do the dog sitting, but she ended up having to cxcl the last minute. So she asked me if I would do it. And of course, I said YES!. The owner lives in the next town, I just met her when she dropped off the dog for the first time.
    27 days ago
  • v MARINGAL
    I am pretty sure you do have the courage. You just need to find it within you...
    27 days ago
  • v FERRETLOVER1
    This is an app for your phone called Creative Coloring - it's really fun and easy to use. I love it!
    64 days ago
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