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I've battled with having 'too much of me' all my life. I need to make permanent lifestyle changes to be healthier and would love to have an eating plan that didn't feel like a diet.

About me: I live in Australia. I'm a paper crafter and teacher who makes cards, scrapbooks, ATCs, 3-d projects and paper flowers. You can see some of my work at http://www.papercraftcentral.com

I'm married and between us we have three grown children. The grandbabies have started coming too ...
I've battled with having 'too much of me' all my life. I need to make permanent lifestyle changes to be healthier and would love to have an eating plan that didn't feel like a diet.

About me: I live in Australia. I'm a paper crafter and teacher who makes cards, scrapbooks, ATCs, 3-d projects and paper flowers. You can see some of my work at http://www.papercraftcentral.com

I'm married and between us we have three grown children. The grandbabies have started coming too :) It's a blessing to have them.

My faith in Christ is of utmost importance to me and I belong to a local church.









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Member Since: 9/28/2009

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My Goals:
LONG TERM: To have a healthy lifestyle and be in the 'normal weight' range, for life.
To have more energy.
To reduce health risk factors.
SHORT TERM: Drink my water, stay within my eating plan, start exercising

My Program:
Tracking my food intake, reading health articles, following "The Spark" plan, joined SparkCoach

Personal Information:
I live in Australia, am a part time teacher and love papercrafting in my spare time

Other Information:
"You'll never plow a field by turning it over in your mind" Irish Proverb.

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WILLOW49
4/17/2014 11:55:39 AM

Good one! Thanks for the goodie :)
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JUDITH316
4/17/2014 4:15:12 AM

Good Morning

emoticon so much for all your prayers the past 2 days since I have been ill, I am getting better but not totally there as yet, I so appreciate your support on my blogs, your friendship is so appreciated, Indeed you are a blessing in which I thank God!

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I leave you with a special Easter Poem, hope you enjoy!

Easter Love

On Easter we celebrate love,
love coming down from heaven,
love blanketing the earth
in a transforming embrace;
unique and infinite love,
giving more than we can imagine
for us, to cleanse our sin,
a perfect sacrifice, Lamb of God,
the walking, talking Word.
He is teacher, role model, friend,
this God in human form,
dying, then rising from the dead,
proving all who believe
will also rise
to have eternal life, with Him,
Lord of all.
Oh, Happy, Happy Easter!

By Joanna Fuchs



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JUDITH316
4/12/2014 1:33:18 AM

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Dropping by to say hi and wish you a great weekend ahead, also want to say emoticon for your support on my blogs, your friendship is appreciated...Hope you enjoy the following poem.. emoticon Did I tell you, I really love your profile page and background, very nice,,,

The Gift Of Friendship

Friendship is a priceless gift
That cannot be bought or sold,
But its value is far greater
Than a mountain made of gold -
For gold is cold and lifeless,
It can neither see nor hear,
And in the time of trouble
It is powerless to cheer
It has no ears to listen,
No heart to understand,
It cannot bring you comfort
Or reach out a helping hand -
So when you ask God for a Gift,
Be thankful if He sends
Nor diamonds, pearls or riches,
But the love of real true friends.

Helen Steiner Rice



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JUDITH316
4/3/2014 7:01:24 PM

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Dropping by to say hi and emoticon for your continued support on my blogs, cheering you on for a emoticon Thursday ahead.

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This Life on Earth

Easter means that this life on earth
is not all there is.
Jesus went "to prepare a place for us"
in His Fatherís heavenly mansions
for all eternity.
Jesus died for our sins,
paying our penalty,
so that we could be forgiven.
He was resurrected, to prove
that death has no hold
on those who repent
and accept Him as Savior.
This life on earth is a prelude
to eternal joy with our Lord.
Easter is a celebration
of our eternal destiny.

By Joanna Fuchs




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SUNRISE141
3/31/2014 5:42:30 AM

You are doing great on the sparkpoints this month and i want you to know you are in my prayers on the team GOD ANSWERS PRAYER ! I am here for you if i can help you reach your goals in anyway my friend ! KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK !



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