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my SERIOUS SISTERS & SPARKPEOPLE are saving my life.

I HAVE LOST 100+ pounds on SparkPeople!
My journey with SparkPeople began in May 2009 when I weighed somewhere around (more than but the scale didn't go that high) 475+ pounds. Thanks to water aerobics & swimming, I am healthier today than I have been in years. I not only participate but I teach WA & swim classes daily. Exercise in the water is the BEST way for me to lose weight & stay healthy without too much pain.

I'm working on my emotional eating issues with a therapist and EATING to LIVE instead of living to eat. I feel better than I have in years. One day at a time, my life is changing for the better

I am PASSIONATE about leading the ROCKIN' RED FOXES BLC team FAMILY.
I am also involved in an awesome private Spark Team that helps me with my program. The team is called: FRIENDly Persuasion: a safe haven for friends It is a "friendship" team that provides a stress-free environment for loving, inspiring & supporting one another. If you are interested in joining me, on either team, send me a Spark Msg & I'll send you an invite.


Member Since: 5/25/2009

Fitness Minutes: 462,226

My Goals:
My long term goal is to reach my goal wt of 185. Ultimately, my goal is to be the healthiest and happiest that I can be & to continue to be an active member of the YMCA Aquatic staff where I teach water aerobics & swim lessons! I am determined to live a complete KETO lifestyle.

My Program:
I use the SP fitness & food trackers daily. Do at least 60 mins cardio, & 30 mins strength training 7 days a week! Stay active on SP finding & sharing motivation. LOVE MYSELF HEALTHY & spreading Kindness & Positiveness.

Personal Information:
My name is Dawn & I live in Martinsville VA. I have 2 grown sons & a "heart daughter". I have 15 grandchildren (7 biological & 8 "heart") My husband Paul is Welsh. Together we live with my eldest son & his two children. My eldest granddaughter just moved in with us too. We have a HAPPY house (most days) and are very grateful. We live less than a half mile from our church where all of my family here in Mvlle attend. God is good.

Other Information:
my hobbies are: water aerobics & swimming , reading, crocheting, & spending time w/my grandchildren.

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    Thank you for the add!! I Hope to be a great support to you.. we have a lot in common!

    4408 days ago
  • v MSHOPPER63
    Hi Dawn, gosh that pool looks so good right now. It's 91 here with a heat index of 107. Hot Hot Hot !!

    OK did I read that right your a Grandmother? If so girl you do not look old enough to have grandchildren. Congrats on the 14 pounds gone emoticon . Don't you just love hitting a mile stone like getting under 4, then getting under the 350 mark, etc.
    You are well on your way, keep up the good work. Remember we will succeed at losing our excess weigh.
    Have a wonderful Day,
    4412 days ago

    Comment edited on: 6/29/2009 3:54:14 PM
  • v MYRTLY
    Dawn I love reading your Blogs - You sound so much like me. I've got to find that motivation to move. I wrote a blog about the hate I have for my treadmill. I just can't get my butt on it. You keep going girl! You are doing GRRRRREAT! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    4412 days ago

    Comment edited on: 6/29/2009 7:32:31 AM
  • v no profile image ZAFTIG
    Dawn I am so happy that you are discovering the delights of Sparkpeople!! It is an awesome site, and having you here just makes it that much better!!
    4417 days ago
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