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At my youngest daughter's graduation May 2012, with my husband and gorgeous girls.

A couple of years and about 30 pounds ago

This summer & a big part of why I am on Sparkpeople. Ick.

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It's time to take responsibility and put in the effort to reach my goals - personal and professional.
It's time to take responsibility and put in the effort to reach my goals - personal and professional.

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Member Since: 4/18/2010

SparkPoints: 19,220

Fitness Minutes: 16,258

My Goals:
-to continue learning about nutrition generally and about my own body specifically

-to continue building running endurance

-to be able to run 13.1 miles by November 12, 2011

-to build lean muscle mass

My Program:
I fast once or twice a week, eat a balance of carbs, protein and fat. I am working to steadily increase the amount of time I spend exercising each week.

Personal Information:
I have two daughters and a wonderful husband. We live in a shabby, happy house.

Other Information:
I'm a professional freelance writer, a gardener, a reader, and I'm always learning.

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4/29/2016 12:01:17 PM

Hi :) hope your day is wonderful! I added you as a friend

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4/27/2016 3:57:36 PM

Whelp the forecasted storms were mostly a lot of sound n' fury - we had some thunder & lightning, that is true, but when it was all said & done only 0.5" rain!
Of course more rain is forecast for this weekend but as I told my trainer, I've ridden in the rain before & I didn't melt...

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4/7/2016 2:42:06 PM

I just emailed you with the link. Be on the lookout for

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3/30/2016 12:38:29 PM

Thanks again for reading & commenting - but yes, I've read the commentaries belaboring the point that yoga is a status-symbol pursuit in the USA...
I've been to the "real" Bikram studio in N Dallas which is about the same for drop-in's & membership, so I've only gone on free days & special events. Bruce cuts me a deal for $50/month, and my other local unofficial hot yoga studio near the clinic is $12/drop-in. Sad to say I probably only make it over to Master Dan's once a quarter or so! (their schedule just doesn't mesh w/mine - as you say, some of us hafta WORK!)
At Diane's (far off my beaten path in Grand Prairie, but the closest place to me for aerial classes), I bought a Groupon for reduced annual membership of $60, then it's $10/class. I know it all adds up, but for me it counts as mental health investment. The meditative aspects of yoga have done me as much good as the physical exertion!

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3/25/2016 11:11:45 AM

Thank you for your kind and encouraging words on my blog post! It means so much to me! emoticon

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