ALLGRACEY
40,000-49,999 SparkPoints 41,396
SparkPoints
 
Photos
See this image larger
Quechee Balloon Festival



See this image larger
My own apple blossoms!



See this image larger
Estes Park, Colorado


SparkGoodies
go to goodies page
Applause
From:
SNARDEESNIFF
go to goodies page
Teapot
From:
SNARDEESNIFF
go to goodies page
Welcome Mat
From:
MJRVIC2000
Awards

Shared Food & Fitness Trackers
 
Interact with ALLGRACEY
Add as SparkFriend Send Private Message Leave Comment Recent Message
Board Posts


I'm Deborah. Short on time, in 2009, I ended my previous SparkPage. May 2010 I returned to SparkPeople. While not using this site, I continued towards my goal of becoming healthier. I walk 3 plus miles OR exercise 30 plus minutes on most days. Often I do both. Since I live in Vermont there are days in winter that my exercise is inside. When possible I walk at the local mall in bad weather. Since mid-December of 2009 I have lost 34 lbs. My short-term goal is to lose 5 more lbs and continue becoming healthier.

Member Since: 5/20/2010

Fitness Minutes: 65,897

My Goals:
My current and immediate goals are:
1) to lose 5 lbs and
2) To get off the high-blood pressure medicine that I have been on since February. *** My long-term goal is to eat and exercise in such a way that I will not have a stroke or a heart attack due to foolish choices. I would like to live a long healthy life, God willing.


My Program:
My program is as follows:
1) Eating healthy (low sodium, low cholesterol foods).
2) Walking as much as possible on a daily basis.
3) Exercising at home (aerobics)



Personal Information:
Born in Virginia, raised in St. Petersburg, Fl, went to Bible College in Hollywood, Fl. My husband and I moved to MA. and then VT. [My husband left me after more than 20 years and later passed away.] I have lived in Vermont for almost 32 years. *** I have wonderful parents, one awesome brother and three precious sisters. I have the best children a mother could wish for. Now I am privileged to be "Grammy" to five grandchildren on earth (and some in heaven). My family is VERY important to me and I LOVE spending time with them. I have a vast number of loyal friends including my closest friend, Todd


Other Information:
I have a multitude of activities that I am passionate about. I was raised in a Godly home and accepted the Lord as my personal Saviour at the age of seven. I would never have survived the tough times in life without my Heavenly Father. *** I homeschooled my four birth children for over 20 years. I have never regretted doing so, then or now. Now I have the privilege of assisting one of my daughters with her children's education. *** I also raised a 5th child that came to our home in his teen years. It has been a joy to raise my five children. *** Since I was a child I have been passionate about taking photos in order to capture memories. I love making and recording memories. Interestingly enough, as a teen I began making albums in the manner that we now know as "photo scrap- booking". Hmmm ... did I miss my chance to make a fortune? *** I love music, walking, baking, cooking, hiking, and hospitality.




Read More About ALLGRACEY - Profile Information moved here. (Updated September 22)




Shown if member clicks "Read More"








(Shown after Message Board Posts)
Add a Link
Save Changes
Blogs
My Ticker:
 current weight: 128.0 
144
140
136
132
128
Login to Leave Comment
Comments
  • v SNARDEESNIFF
    Thank you for the nice red pedometer. I really needed a new one! And thanks for checking on me.

    You are always a blessing to me. Anything that I can do to return the favor...I'm there.

    Sharing a cup of tea sounds great.
    3015 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/11/2012 12:56:43 PM
  • v SNARDEESNIFF
    Deborah, thank you for the goodie. I enjoyed the "feel" of that picture. I am not as much of a beach person as some other sister that you and I both know, but I thoroughly enjoy a good beach scene, and an occasional walk on a beach. Did you know that Dale and I got engaged on a beach?

    TY again, dear sister. And thank you also for the encouragement! It really helps!

    And WTG on your food tracking! Keep up the good work.
    3029 days ago
  • v KATIEJO5
    Thank you so much for the goodie and the comments.

    I am glad that you are happy! Your status update put a smile on my face.

    Your apple blossoms are lovely. Do they smell wonderful as well?

    Katie
    3031 days ago
  • v SNARDEESNIFF
    You are welcome, dear one. I appreciate you and your encouragement, as well--more then I can express!

    Be blessed,
    Lois
    3043 days ago
  • v SNARDEESNIFF
    Congratulations on being in the HSM4C top 5 for both SparkPoints & Fitness Minutes. AGAIN!!! WTG, dear sister!
    emoticon
    3044 days ago

    Comment edited on: 4/12/2012 12:44:59 PM
Member Comments (72):  123Next >Last >>