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Positive thoughts produce positive results.

My phrase for 2016 is "less talk and more action"

It's so easy to talk about doing things to help me get healthier, but when it comes right down to doing those things sometimes I have a problem putting them into action. So reading a team mates blog and recalling an Elvis song came up with my phrase and it seems to be working for me. It's surprising where we sometimes find inspiration, there's plenty on Spark to be found, we just have to find what speaks to us.

Wishing all a very successful 2016!

Member Since: 8/15/2007

Fitness Minutes: 60,500

My Goals:
Physically to become healthier by eating right, exercising and learning how to keep the weight off.

Mentally to have the right frame of mind that this is not a diet, but a lifestyle change, something I can do for the rest of my life.

Spiritually to grow into the person that Christ would have me become and to reach out and support and encourage other sparkpeople who are also making this journey to a healthier lifestyle

My Program:
To continue improving my choices of healthier food, and incorporating the right kinds of exercise to help me become a more fit person.

Personal Information:
I am from Michigan, am happily married. I have four children, one boy and 3 girls and 9 grand children and 4 great granddaughters and 2 great grandsons. Have 7 grand doggies.

Other Information:
Like reading, listening to light jazz, and watching movies with my husband. I also enjoy rubber stamping, crocheting and cross stitching.

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    Thank you for stopping by my blog on the mushrooms. Yes, the big white puff balls you mentioned were the ones I found here for the most part, although there were a couple that were sort of flat-headed with brown on the top. You're right, it's hard to believe we are in mid-September already. I can tell, however, by the shorter daylight periods. I'm still waiting for the temperatures to really cool down. Have a great weekend! Carol
    43 days ago
    Thank you for your sweet comment on my blog, Shirl! Take those measurements! It's amazing how much your body can change before you see the scale change!
    44 days ago
    Just stopping in to say "hi". Thinking of you!
    63 days ago
    Thank you so much for your comment on my "Challenging my maintenance" blog, Shirl! I appreciate the encouragement. The challenge has definitely helped!

    You're so right; none of it is easy. I love having a place like Spark, and our team, where I know I'll always get the support and positive feedback I need. You'll do it, too - those 23 lbs are toast!

    71 days ago
    Thank you for your kind words on my No Regrets Part 2 blog. I have felt blessed that my ex has been willing to be cooperative all these years. We are also blessed that both our current spouses work with us on the system. In this case it doesn't "take 2 to tango". It really takes 4. And as my daughter learned with her ex (her son's father) one person cannot do it alone. At any rate, thanks again. I hope you have a good day tomorrow.
    71 days ago
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