BABYBARNEY
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before my knee surgery at my highest weight...spark's beginning


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I started using spark in 2011 even though I signed up in 2010. I began at 197 lbs. I also faced a meniscus tear in a knee that was repaired successfully. This SCARED me into putting my health first. I was terrified of immobility.
I reached 140 lb. goal by my weigh in on January 31st/2012...lb.
LATEST UPDATE: I reached my goal weight of 135 lbs. by my 60th milestone. (August 21, 2016.)

Since then I am in maintenance mode.(55 pounds kept off, still working on getting the last 10 which was a gain this year gone.) Keeping my MOVEMENT consistent, challenging myself to reach FURTHER outside of my comfort zone, & be aware of the food choices & portions I eat are a combined part of my healthy living EVERY day...Living, laughing & LOVING LIFE is the BEST benefit this journey has given me. Reach for your DREAMS...they are attainable!!!!


Member Since: 11/23/2010

Fitness Minutes: 240,423

My Goals:
long term-to reach 135 lbs.
by August 21. /2018
to gain upper body strength while toning & defining muscle
to have a positive & healthy retirement
short term...using NSV's, food & fitness tracking, no eating after dinner & staying within my calorie amount of 1650 a day
daily form of movement 10 min.+/day, 10,000 steps


My Program:
I am tracking my nutrition, nutrients, & exercises.

I am a VON fitness leader which helps keep me active leading high mobility sessions with seniors.

My motto of LISTEN to YOUR BODY is the main focus of my program. It is a MIND/BODY connection.



Personal Information:
My name is Sandi...I'm from Southwestern Ontario, Canada...married 40 years with 1 grown daughter....


Other Information:
I love to read home decor magazines, love to travel, specifically cruising , home design & gardening are my passion.




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  • v NEVERGIVEUP1969
    Nothing is impossible, the word itself says 'I'm possible'!
    Audrey Hepburn

    Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success.
    Swami Sivananda

    I wanted to start ur new week with a couple of quotes that really hit home!!! Hope these help inspire you as they do me!!!



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  • v THESHELBSTER
    Thank you so very much for taking the time to read and post on my "an attitude of gratitude" blog. Your kind words mean so much to me. It really brought a smile to my face. I hope you are having a wonderful week. Hugs.
    3036 days ago
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    Thank you for your encouraging words on my blog! emoticon
    3041 days ago
  • v 4MIANDMIAMOR
    Just stopped by to spread some sunshine and thanks!
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    Thank you so much for being so supportive and encouraging! You are an awesome Spark friend! I appreciate you being there as much as you are!
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    Hope all is well and fantastic with you!

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    Kat

    3042 days ago
  • v KIKOOMAGOO
    Thank you for the encouraging comment on my 25lb loss blog! Have a terrific day!
    3044 days ago