SEATURTLE86
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Welcome to my space! My name is Pam and I live in the NW Florida Panhandle. I am on a journey to take back my health by learning to eat right and exercising. I refuse to "diet" again. When I began to use Spark seriously in Jan. 2011, (signed up in 2009 but didn't really try) I needed to lose 100 lbs. and I wanted to become healthier. My first goal was to lose 50 lbs. (succeeded!!) I have read about 15 books on Nutrition NOT dieting. I have learned so much since that first day. I now fuel my body everyday instead of starving it! I actually enjoy exercising. I still have to work on my consistency with workouts though. My next goal is to lose the last 50 in the next year. I look forward to this life changing journey and making friends along the way!
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My 2014 Motto- ""Give it over to God"

My 2013 Motto- "Take Care Of Yourself FIRST"

My 2012 Motto- "Begin Every Plate With A Clean Slate."

My 2011 Motto- "The key is ME."
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"My life tomorrow will be the result of my attitudes and the choices I make today" - Unknown
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"You can�t wait until tomorrow. Tomorrow is too late!" - Jim Rohn
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" Every great success is an accumulation of thousands of ordinary efforts that no one else sees or appreciates." Brian Tracy
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"Not everything that is faced can be changed. But nothing can be changed until it is faced."
- James Baldwin
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"A year from now you will wish you had started today." - Karen Lamb
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"You can't have both results and excuses."
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"You always have a choice"
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"Don't put the key to your happiness in someone else's pocket - keep it in your own."
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"Give yourself time... time to learn, time to get it, time to start some momentum, time to finally achieve."--Jim Rohn
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"Every real effort changes everything, even when it appears, for the moment, as though nothing has changed."--Guy Finley
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"He who trims himself to suit everyone will soon whittle himself away."--Raymond Hull
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"The happiest people don't necessarily have the best of everything; they just make
the best of everything they have."


Member Since: 10/3/2009

Fitness Minutes: 8,698

My Goals:
1. Lose my last 50 lbs by 12/31/14.
2. Eat a low carb diet. (Dr. ordered)
3. Drink only 1 soda a day
4. Exercise at least 3 x a week
5. Drink 8 glasses water a day
6. Reduce my stress level
7. Track my food intake everyday
8. Use Spark everyday to give me tools to reach my goals.


My Program:
2014 Weight Loss
Jan- 0
Feb-

2013 Weight Loss
Jan- 3
Feb- 0
March-1
April-4
May-0
June-0
July-0
August-7
Sept-0
Oct-2
Nov- 0
Dec - +5
***************** 2012 Weight Loss
January- 2
February- 2
March- 3
April- 2
May- 2
June-1
July- 2
Aug- 5.6
Sept- 3.6
Oct- 2
Nov-0
Dec-0
Total LBS lost 2012-
23.2
Miles walked 2012-
215.55
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2011 Weight-loss
January - 3.2 lbs
February- 5.5 lbs
March- 8.4 lbs.
April- 2.8 lbs
May- 3.4 lbs
June- 4.8 lbs
July- 1.5 lbs.
August- 2.0 lbs.
September- 1.4 lbs
October- 0 lbs.
November- 1lb.
December- 0 lb.
Total LBS. lost 2011- 34
Miles Walked 2011-201.72
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Total weigh-loss since starting SPARK: 54.2 lbs.

Total Miles walked since starting SPARK- 479.67



Personal Information:
I am 54 years old & found out 3 years ago that I had Type 2 diabetes and had metabolic syndrome . Since being on Spark I no longer have metabolic syndrome and my doctor has said I no longer have Type 2 diabetes. (altho I disagree, I think once you are diabetic you always are. ) I am married 34 years to a wonderful man. I have 2 grown children with wonderful spouses. Our 1st grandson Quinn was born April 28,2011.


Other Information:
My hobbies are Machine Embroidery, Quilting,Sewing and Crafting. I enjoy spending time with God and my family, cooking, reading especially books that take place in the South, feeding my backyard birds and squirrels, camping, hiking, & traveling and watching Tampa Bay Rays Baseball. I collect seaturtles and angels.




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  • v KERSTINME
    I love the motto begin every plate with a clean slate!!!!!
    181 days ago
  • v SHAWNABABY
    I was looking at your sparks page, and wanted to say HI how are you doing? I haven't been on here for nearly 3 years.
    689 days ago
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    Happy a great holiday, gorgeous! Hugs.
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  • v ANNASBF
    Thanks for commenting on my blog. I'm sooo sorry you have a difficult daughter in law. That is something that puts you in such a crazy position. I'm so lucky with our current situation. My son in law is great and our other daughter's beau is wonderful to her and to us as well. I'm glad you do have support from other family members. I had to laugh out loud at the trying for a baby this week ... you ARE close to them... then I finished the sentence. I hope very much that it works for them. Last time I saw my son in law he was complaining that everyone at his Greek church is looking at him strange and commenting because he hasn't reproduced yet and his brother has four! I had no idea people still did that. I guess I need to get some lessons in being a meddling mother in law! He says he tells everyone he won the lottery in the in law department. I hope your life continues on in fine fashion and that baby business works out!
    1196 days ago
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