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Lake Ediza and me and my pack...John Muir Trail...a favoite place

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Kauai, Kalalau LookoutTrail, racing...hehe

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I know I can do this...I can feel it inside. In the past I have had to change how I go about this getting more fit and healthy. As I age, apparently there in a process of reinventing how to accomplish my goals. Because, what I did before don't work now...OK...

Its Aug 2009 and I choose to do the hard work and accept me.
I choose to begin today again, and do the things I can do (duh, I know), and explore ways to accomplish steps toward where I want to be, and feel the way I want to feel, in spite of realities.
On my spark people team, I have come to embrace this notion of remembering every moment, Life is Good. A friend here on SP reminds me every good life is. Last year was tough, and there has not been enough time for me. Time to refocus and Choose Me!
But how do I choose me? Good question. I have to take a good look at what should be at the top most on my priority list. Today I start doing what I need to do...I know what that is. Just gotta do it. And that means doing the things I need to do, not doing the things I shouldn't and having a good attitude about it. And when I make a mistake, not getting negative but regroup and re-focus and go forward.
I sense a settling and a chance to refocus. I am grateful.
So today I begin anew...I have challenged my team and this amazing group of people have joined me. They truly inspire and support me. How lucky could be?

Member Since: 2/17/2007

My Goals:
My goal is to become me. A reasonable me...not what society says I should be. My goal is to be healthy, strong,and balanced both physically and spiritually. My goal is to pursue this in methodical pathway without a bunch of guilt.

My Program:
Stay positive!

Sleep by 10pm, up by 6-7am...

Drink all my water.

Take my essential oils and vitamins.

Exercise 7 days per week.

Eat more fruits and veggies.

You know...all the right stuff.

Personal Information:
I have Hashimoto's Thyoid Disease, Sjogren's, Lupus, and osteoarthritis as a result, but want to live a healthy life with 'in spite of' these conditions. I have family and friends who encourage and support me for which I am grateful.

Other Information:
I love the outdoors... camping, hiking, Hawaii, gardening, travel, my family, contributing to my community, music, learning and never giving up. I love the Beatles, Rock and Roll, Country music and dancing, and waking up in special places like Yosemite.

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  • v HOBBESIS49
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    154 days ago
    Looking for a Fun Challenge this Summer? Want to get connected with a Team to support you through your Journey to a Healthier Lifestyle. If yes, then consider joining the BL Challenge that starts early June. Each week 11 teams of 24 Active, do fun nutritional and fitness challenges. The challenges promote a healthy lifestyle and If for some reason you cannot do a challenge then they are modified to meet your needs. Often we do the challenge in a game form, we have BINGO and TIC TAC TOE or seasonally themed. For Spring we had Gardening Time, Help Fill Peter Rabbit’s Basket and Bingo. If you decide this might be for you you can leave your name on the waitlist for the Summer challenge. To get to the Challenge go to my page and click on the “BLUE BIGGEST LOSER” Icon, or copy and paste the link below, or let me know and I can send you an invite. Join the Team then sign up on the waitlist. It’s the thread right below the Chit Chat.

    1179 days ago
  • v HOBBESIS49
    Mauima, Wondering how you are it has been a very long time I have been away but your friendship touched me long ago here in this place & I,m back again. Go to my Spark page and read. I have a right broken dominant hand now so it,s difficult to write lengthy comments. So hope to hear back from you! Jane emoticon
    1321 days ago
  • v KELPIE57
    Thanks, Maui, yep, I know I am, I need to make the time to write a thankfulness emoticon bog too!
    1711 days ago
    Okay. I'm visiting the deck right.....NOW!
    2060 days ago
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