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Life is one of the greatest adventures given to each one of us ... enjoy every day as much as you can ... learn to choose the things that will make you the best you can be. My first year with SparkPeople (2008) was a success! I did manage to lose 35 pounds, Now it is 5 years later I've retired, and have decided to restart the program. I'm hoping the extra time on my hands will help me to visit daily, and the support will from teammates will help keep me on track. I'M BACK ... AUGUST 1, 2020

Member Since: 1/19/2008

Fitness Minutes: 13,844

My Goals:
1. Eat healthier
2. Exercise more
3. Worry less
4. Have fun

My Program:
1. I keep my calories between 1600 and 1800 each day ... eating balanced meals and snacks every 4-5 hours.
2. Track my meals so I become accountable for what I eat and know where I stand throughout the day.
3. Drink my 8 glasses of water daily.
4. Strength training for firming and toning ...
5. Walk as often as I can.

Personal Information:
I've lived in Erie all my life ... what a great place to raise a family. We have 3 grown children. My oldest is almost 43 and my youngest will be 24. There is so much to do here ... Presque Isle State Park, Museums, Theater, Philharmonic, Education (we have 4 Universities). The seasons are phenominal ... each one is special ... It's winter in Erie ... and so far we are well below our average snowfall for the season. however it seems we are trying to make up for it the last 2 weeks!

Other Information:
Hobbies include gardening, singing, scrapbooking, golf, and the computer.

I am a garden club member and Flower Show Judge ... I love going to shows to see the beautiful designs people create.

I've just retired and I love it!

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  • v DJSHIP46
    I added a picture of what Lil Surfer Girl (daylily) is supposed to look like to my photo gallery. Check it out when you have time emoticon
    2260 days ago

    Comment edited on: 11/14/2014 12:21:47 PM
  • v DJSHIP46
    Thanks for checking out my blog... I just love those pond tours. I wish I could make it to all their outings! I've seen and learned SO much just listening. I'm going to check out a de-ionizing system for our pond, the owner of the first pond credited it with the clarity of his water and it was crystal clear. He also said that the yucky algae that was thick on the bottom of his pond had started clearing up. I add beneficial bacteria weekly to ours and it helps but nothing like his was. I find these tours very inspiring too!
    2720 days ago
    You sound like my kind of person and I added you as a friend. Anybody that loves gardening has got to be nice!
    2797 days ago
  • v DJSHIP46
    Thank you for the kind words on my blog. Wishing you huge success on refocusing your journey... emoticon emoticon
    2804 days ago
    Hey, happy Friday and thanks for stopping by my page to say "Hello"!

    It sounds like your weekend weather is going to be better than ours here in Atlanta, Ga. Today is gorgeous but we're getting rain Sat-Sun. Not what a sun-loving girl wants to hear!

    Had another loss last night at my weigh-in, lost 2.2 this week.

    Hope you have a great weekend and get plenty of gardening done!

    2826 days ago
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