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Hello from Costa Rica!
This is a Costa Rican, living in Costa Rica ;-))

The wonderful friends I've made through Spark Teams keep me motivated. Though I'm always in a constant battle with my weight, I can say I've learned what's good for my health and what works for me not only from SparkPeople's wonderful information, excellent blogs, and superb tools but from these well-organized challenges (5%, BL, and BLC seasonal challenges).
These challenges have made this lifelong difficult journey towards a healthier me, into a more joyful one.

For the sake of my knees screaming 'lose weight, please!', I'm going to try to lose weight. Doctors suggestion also.

"On any one day, you can massively change the direction of your life.” ~Jim Rohn


Member Since: 12/5/2010

My Goals:
To reach my normal BMI and stay there.


My Program:
*Exercise commitment:
A combination of walking/recumbent bike/yoga stretching/pilates ST for a total of 60 to 120 m every day at least 6 days a week.
*Nutrition Commitment
To eat as healthy as possible within my calorie range to lose weight using SP.



Personal Information:
I live in Grecia, Alajuela, Costa Rica, in the mountains (at an altitude of 4757 ft). I'm 62 and married for 43 years. Three grown children already gone, and three grandkids. I like to help my DD with her two kids (she has a full time job). Though I'm in charge of the well being of my elderly mom with advanced vascular dementia, she's being cared for by my youngest son and his wife at their home.
My first SparkFriend on this page is my daughter and my granddaughter Desiree quite some time ago.


Other Information:
Besides my family, I enjoy my daily routine of walking, usually 1 to 2 hours, with my walking buddies or my doggies. I also like to care for my pets, 4 dogs - 3 cats, knitting, Sparking, reading, watching movies or TV series. I also love to travel overseas, but now, until further notice.




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  • v MOGAL1946
    Thank you so much for the goodie! Wishing you a great day.
    3 minutes ago
  • v SHARON10002
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    Happy Friday! Time for a little bit of fun and laughter to get you primed for the weekend ahead. Well, in case you don't follow the "National days calendar", today is National Read a Fairy Tale day.

    So here are a few frankly fractured fairy tales that I hope will give you a giggle . . .


    emoticon What's the difference between a Northern Fairy Tale, and a Southern Fairy Tale?
    The Northern Fairy Tale begins "Once upon a time', and the Southern Fairy Tale begins "Y'all ain't gonna believe this!"

    emoticon Did you read the fractured fairy tale about the girl who lives in the woods and steals from the rich and gives it all to her Granny?
    It's titled - Little Red Robin Hood.

    emoticon Do all fairy tales begin with "Once Upon A Time"?
    No every two years they come out with a whole series that begin with "If elected, I promise . . ."

    emoticon I heard about a fractured fairy tale about three creatures who live in trees are scared of the Big Bad Wolf.
    It's called “The Three Little Figs”.

    emoticon What did Cinderella say when the photographer lost her photographs ?
    "Someday my prints will come!"

    emoticon Rapunzel is a very long drawn out hairy fairy tale.

    emoticon Most women have read the fractured fairy tale titled, "You Have to Kiss A Lot of Frogs To Find A Prince".

    emoticon The prince summoned up all his courage after he slayed the evil dragon.
    He rode like the wind back to the castle, jumped off his high horse, and proposed to the princess. She refused, and he lived happily ever after.

    And last but not least . . .
    emoticon There is a very funny little known fairy tale about Snow White's half brother - Egg White.

    I hope you have a Happily Ever After Weekend! emoticon

    Thanks so much for dropping in to visit my page and say HI, leaving your note, or goodie.
    I want you to know how much they brighten my day. emoticon
    8 hours ago
  • v HAPPY-CATHE
    "We are all accountable for ourselves. Think of yourself as a precious commodity, and then protect your investment each day."
    -Monica Brant

    emoticon emoticon emoticon Wishing you a Happy Friday emoticon emoticon emoticon
    10 hours ago
  • v 2BDYNAMIC
    emoticon you for your comment on my blog: Never Ride a Horse Named Ironman! .. emoticon Glad to have lived through it!
    13 hours ago
  • v SPARKFRAN514
    Not sure what happened to the picture i put one of Racey thanks for asking emoticon
    20 hours ago
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