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See this image larger(3 comments)See this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerGod''s beauty(3 comments)See this image largerGraduation of my son 2016(4 comments)See this image largerRanger.. Awesome friend(3 comments)See this image largerSleepy time(2 comments)See this image largerOuter Banks NC(3 comments)See this image largerHi my name is Luna(1 comments)See this image largerAt the vets.. not happy but so sweet!!(1 comments)See this image largerI'm slowly getting there!!(1 comments)See this image largerBeautiful flowers!!(2 comments)See this image largerGod is amazing!!(1 comments)See this image largerMe when I'm mad according to my son!!See this image largerI have lost 10 lbs. I am so happy. Still have a ways to go. Thanks for all the support y'all have given me.(2 comments)See this image largerSee this image largerIt seems like I have hit a plateau. Haven't lost any weight in 2 wks.. Still exercising and keeping my calories w/in 1200-1500. More on the 1200 to 1300 range.. Any thoughts??See this image largerPosted a photoSee this image largerThere are so many amazing people on Spark!! So many different stories and challenges. You all are an inspiration.!!(3 comments)See this image largerI went to the ballet Firebird Saturday with my Mom. It was amazing!!(1 comments)See this image largerHappy Friday everyone!! Hope you have a fun weekend!!See this image largerPosted a photoSee this image largerSometimes you need to take a break and regroup ๐Ÿ˜šSee this image largerPosted a photoSee this image larger(2 comments)See this image largerI wanted to wish all you Spark Moms..Happy Mother's Day. I hope you have a beautiful day!! If you are not a Mom.. you most likely are a Mother figure to someone. Blessings to everyone!!See this image largerI ran into one of my best friends from high school I had not seen in 38 yes.. She still had my picture and our good memories we shared๐Ÿ™‚. Amazing and wonderful to be part of her life again!!See this image largerI cleaned and restocked my fish tanks last weekend. They are so beautiful and relaxing(3 comments)See this image largerI have been struggling the last 3 weeks.. I have not lost a pound :. (. I have increased my cardio exercises and staying within my calorie range. I will not give up!! Have a great weekend my Spark friends..See this image largerSpent the day with an awesome friend. Helped her get moved in her neat new place in the beautiful country side.. Best time ever๐Ÿ™‚(2 comments)See this image largerMy fish tank in my bedroom. Super calming and makes for the best sleeping..See this image largerThe Blue Ridge Mountains in Virginia.. We are so blessed to have this awesome view. This is God's glory..See this image largerI wanted to make sure Ranger was in my photo gallery. I surely will miss him!!See this image largerToday is my Mom's birthday. She is 82. She is an amazing woman. She is healthy and we praise God for her!!See this image largerI have noticed in the past week I have gotten too comfortable and I am slipping with my intake and after dinner snacking. Time to get with it!!See this image largerWhere are all our Spark community friends from? I'm from Rustburg,VA!!See this image largerTreated myself to a new hair do๐Ÿ˜Š(1 comments)See this image largerFather's Day outing. Beautiful and peaceful day.Hope everybody had a great Father's Day weekend.See this image largerSpent the weekend at a youth retreat . Amazing and uplifting.God is good. Alot of lives we're touched this weekend. Praise God. Have a great Monday Spark Community.See this image largerI love this time of year. Happy summer all you Sparkersโ˜บ๏ธSee this image largerHappy Friday and 4th of July weekend to our Spark community family!See this image largerI did it. I meet my goal finally. Started out at 170 and now I weigh 150. 20 lbs. gone. Next goal is 145 . Thank you Spark communitySee this image largerHappy 4th of July ๐ŸŽ‰๐ŸŽ†Spark friends!!See this image largerHappy Friday Spark community!! We are an awesome supportive group!!See this image largerSometimes you have to take a step back and recharge your batteries.Then you are ready to take on the world again..See this image largerI have lost a total of 20 lbs since I began my journey at the end if Feb 2017. Some one at work complimented today and it made me feel woohooo ๐Ÿ˜Š(1 comments)See this image largerA little girl at VBS passed out sunflowers to everyone at work today. I work for a church. Happy Thursday Spark friendsSee this image largerI saw these beautiful flowers this am. and it reminded me of how good God is! With God all things are possible! This journey with Spark community has shown me this!!See this image largerI rewarded my self with these beautiful sunflowers. Take the time Spark friends and reward yourself for your little and big accomplishments.See this image largerSaw this in the paper.. thought bit was cute. Lol..See this image largerI haven't eaten out all summer ..Tonight I treated myself and ate outside with my cats and magazinesโ˜บ๏ธI will start doing that more often!(1 comments)See this image largerBest weekend ever. Did a big summer seafood boil party with a good friend in the country. WoohoooSee this image largerHad a whole weekend full of eating. Buffet,seafood boil, and a cookout. Yuck.. I'm so ready to get back on track!!See this image largerWent to the mountains with my beautiful awesome Mom.Best time ever.im so blessed(2 comments)See this image larger#deliciousdailymoment.. I will be so psyched when this day is over!!See this image largerWhen you have had a challenging day at work..and you see this.. it makes you ๐Ÿ˜ŠSee this image largerWhen life gets to be too much..go hide in the linen closet๐Ÿ™‚See this image largerLiz and I work with God's Pit Crew today to pack up items for the hurricane that will affect some many. Special prayers go out to everyone that will be effected by this storm ..(1 comments)See this image largerFlowers are blessings from above Have a wonderful day Spark community andSee this image largerI tried the recipe Southwest Chicken and Black Bean Soup from the Spark recipes with just a little of my own touch. It was actually really good ๐Ÿ‘See this image largerSpent the day with my best friend working at God's Pit Crew. We packed over 1000 blessings buckets for the people in Puerto Rico. Praise God!! Pray for these people..See this image largerI finally cleaned up my Summer flowers:(.Pruned up some plants and planted fall flowers.. Nature is so amazing ๐Ÿค—(1 comments)See this image largerSpent the day with my awesome Mom. Went to a Monocan Indian Fall festival. The traditions and crafts are amazing. We have Cherokee Indian on my Dad's side of the family. ๐Ÿ’ซ๐Ÿ˜ŠSee this image largerTook my beautiful Mom to an Monocan Indian Fall Festival Saturday.Great time!!(2 comments)See this image largerFall and Halloween is in the air. Keep Sparking ๐Ÿ’ซSee this image largerI have been out of commission since Monday. Had a tooth extracted and it's been ugly..Going to go back to my exercise today. Spin here I come!!See this image largerMy son and I took the 2 drama queens to the Vet that is a workout in itself.. getting them in those cases was challenging..See this image largerI finally met my goal if 145 lbs. I lost a total of 25 lbs. I never thought I would ever fit back in my fav jeans..but now I can!! Thx Spark community ๐Ÿ™‚See this image largerWe had our Fall Festival at church. I did the Sand Art booth which was loads of fun. This was a mission fundraiser. Weather was amazing๐Ÿ’ซSee this image largerChurch Fall Festival. Weather and people were amazing. God is goidSee this image largerBeautiful cool rainy fall day. Great way to refocus and count your blessings. Praise God.God is good..See this image largerToday is my birthday ๐ŸŽ‰I am 56 yrs old. I feel healthy and strong and would like to thank and praise God . Thanks for all the support I receive from my Spark family. Blessings everybody ๐Ÿ’ซ๐Ÿ’ซSee this image larger(3 comments)See this image largerGood morning Spark friends. I took this while coming to work. The leaves are amazing. Have a blessed day ๐Ÿ˜ŠSee this image largerWhere else can you work at and they bring flowers to your office?? I'm do blessed ๐Ÿ’ซ๐Ÿ’ซ๐Ÿ’ซSee this image larger(3 comments)See this image largerI started reading Made to Crave by Lysa Terkeurst. I struggle with emotional eating from time to time. This is an excellent read and deals with a variety of topics. Thought I would shareSee this image largerI made my Christmas jam today. I give it out as gifts. Strawberry and cranberries.. pretty and yummySee this image largerWalked the 1st time since May the route my beloved lab Ranger and used to take. Bittersweet memoriesSee this image largerHappy Thanksgiving my Spark friends. You are the best. Hugs!!!See this image largerWe had our annual pasta making day today. I actually did good with my portion control. Great time spent with family and friends.See this image largerWent shopping with Mom today at TJMaxx. I was able to buy size 10 jeans..have not been that size for 10 years and I got 3 pair for $46. Woohooo. Life sure is good๐Ÿ‘See this image largerFall cleanup: Raked leaves and bagged them. Great workout and fresh crisp air๐Ÿ’ซ๐Ÿ™‚See this image largerChicken noodle soup in the crock pot. It will cook while I go to church and Christmas shopping ๐Ÿ’ซSee this image larger(3 comments)See this image largerI am so blessed . I work for a wonderful Church with awesome people๐Ÿ˜Š Happy holidays Spark community.See this image largerWe volunteered at Operation Christmas child. It was an awesome experience. Millions of children will be reached for Christmas. Praise God!!!See this image largerWinter wonderland in Virginia.. finally ๐Ÿ’ซSee this image largerHappy holidays Spark community!!! I made 2 custard pies and another batch of Xmas jam.See this image largerMy own little Christmas tree at work with presents๐Ÿ˜ŠSee this image largerMerry Christmas to my Spark family. Blessings and hugsSee this image largerI am so out of sorts. My Mom came down with pnemonia right after Christmas and it has been downhill since. I have not been able to exercise like I used to . My work has been stressful too. Mom is doing better.๐Ÿ‘ We have a long journey ahead of us. Next week hopefully I can get back on track. I miss my routine and Spark friendsSee this image largerWoohooo temperatures are going up and the ice is melting!!!(3 comments)See this image largerWoohooo weekend is here!! Things are so much better on my end.Im back on track with my exercise!!! Mom has a long recovery ahead of her but with prayers she will be fine. Thanks for your support Spark community ๐Ÿ™‚See this image largerBest part if winter a warm fure and watching ice skating on the tubeSee this image largerWhat could be any better.. a warm fire and a healthy Minestrone soup.. so blessed.See this image largerAt the Jump Park ..See this image largerSnowing in Virginia. Snow day.See this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerWalked with a new friend today. Her name is Daisy. Warming trend here in Virginia. Nice๐Ÿ’ซ(1 comments)See this image largerI'm so blessed. I walked into my office this morning and found beautiful flowers and then I got a raise . Praise God.See this image largerWalked at lunch for an hour with some close friends. Saw this beautiful church on a college campus.See this image largerLazy and rainy day here. Have a blessed Sunday Spark community ๐Ÿ™‚See this image largerHad a pretty decent week. Got the exercise in and did ok with the food. Time to chill and start our weekend. Blessings Spark friends!!!See this image largerI still struggle with food temptations. My biggest is late nite snacking . I saw this at Walmart..sweet temptations..See this image largerSaw my first flower today..snow crocus. Is spring here ? Probably wishful thinking but beautiful flower.See this image largerI finally finished my Mom's blanket ๐Ÿ˜Š. It took me a couple of years.. but if you put your mind to anything you can do it!!(1 comments)See this image largerI had an amazing workout.. treadmill and spin class. I prepared a wonderful meal..peppers and chicken breast strips on a wellness wrap with salsa. ๐Ÿ’ซ(1 comments)See this image largerHad a good day. Scrubbed cabinets, walls ,frig, ceiling fans all afternoon. Made my first pot holder๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™‚. Productive day ๐Ÿ’ซSee this image largerGetting ready to go to spin class. I been practicing the stich for my son's blanket Definitely not going to use these colors..lol.. Camo is his thing..See this image largerWent to a vintage used bookstore and the owner gave me this super cool hat box. I'm going to put my yarn it it. Happy Saturday Spark community ๐Ÿ™‚See this image largerEaster tree with a fire?? Where r you Spring?? ๐Ÿค”(1 comments)See this image largerWe had our St. Paddy's celebration today. I baked my 1st Irish soda bread in a crock pot. It turned out pretty good ๐Ÿ’ซ๐Ÿ™‚(1 comments)See this image largerThe snow is beautiful. Spring will be here soon enough. ๐Ÿ™‚See this image largerSomeone brought doughnuts again this Friday!! I did good..opted for cream of wheat and fresh strawberries.๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ™‚See this image largerI made Greek lasagna for our annual missions dinner Sunday. I will limit myself to a small piece since it is so rich!!See this image largerMission dinner was a success ๐Ÿ‘I did really good. I had a piece of lasagna and a small piece of chicken. And one dessert. The fellowship was amazing.See this image largerWhen you want to chill out..hang out in a window ๐Ÿ™‚See this image largerSpring has finally arrived here in central Virginia. Woohooo!!!(3 comments)See this image largerSpent an amazing weekend celebrating my mom. I'm so blessed to have her.See this image largerFinally got my planting in.. tomatoes,herbs,squash, carnations, moonflowers...๐Ÿ™‚๐Ÿ’ซSee this image largerI got all my hair cut off over the weekend. The new me is still evolving.See this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerTook my beautiful Mom to the Peaks. We had an amazing time. God is good ๐Ÿค—See this image largerWe had our annual youth retreat this weekend. Awesome time and fellowship.See this image larger(6 comments)See this image largerHappy 4th my amazing Spark community. You are a bunch of special people. Blessings!!See this image largerSpent Saturday enjoying the hummingbirds and rocking with a friend on the front porch in the country ๐Ÿ™‚Life is good(1 comments)See this image larger(2 comments)See this image largerMeatless Monday. Eggplant Parmesan and squash. Yum..๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜See this image largerWhen life gets crazy..regroup. I need to do more of that. Have a great WednesdaySee this image largerEnjoying the sunshine๐Ÿ™‚See this image largerI have slipped the last couple of months. It's time for me to take charge again and stop making excuses. I don't want to go back and be like I use too.See this image largerOur annual fall festival was a lot of fun. Fall is in the air in Virginia...See this image largerFall is finally here in Virginia!!!See this image largerHappy Halloween everyone. Halloween here at the office for our preschoolers..See this image largerI have gotten off of our Spark community way.. I have started logging my food and exercising again.. I also got a new hair style.. Thx for all your support !!!See this image largerSee this image largerBeen moving all day. Beautiful sunny day and mild. Lasagna and steamed broccoli and cauliflower for dinnerSee this image largerHappy New Year my Spark community. Blessings for a wonderful and peaceful productive year. Went out with my mom last nite.. she is 83 and amazing..See this image largerSee this image largerCold here.โ›ธ๏ธโ„๏ธHad the day off. Made a batch of winter jam for my family.. Enjoy your day my Spark community ๐Ÿ™‚See this image larger11 degrees this am. Everyone stay warm and safe. Let's keep Sparking my Spark communitySee this image larger(2 comments)See this image largerOn a cold and dreary day. Someone from the church puts flowers in everyone's office. What a blessing โฃ๏ธSee this image larger(3 comments)See this image largerMom and I went to see the ballet Cinderella. It was amazing. We had a blast.See this image largerI have been off the radar for quite some time now I've been having some back issues and teeth issues but that's no excuse.I really need to get my mindset back on track with my eating and my exercising so please pray for me. Hope everyone is doing okay and enjoying spring .Blessings and hugsSee this image largerI finally have gotten back on track. I lost 3lbs and I will be able to go back to the gym Monday. I walk almost every day this wk Rewarded myself with a new hairdo and a day trip with Mom. Life it s great. Have a blessed week.See this image largerI lost 3 pounds this week and walked almost every day. I can go back to the gym Monday๐ŸŒžI got a new hair style and took a day trip with Mom. Life is goodSee this image largerHad a fantastic workout at my Sprint cycle class.. I decided to go to my all time fav. place.. the fish pet store..See this image largerBeing at the pet store is so relaxing. Find things in life you enjoy and pursue them. God bless(3 comments)See this image largerHappy Mother's day my ๐Ÿ’“ wonderful Spark family! Hope your day is filled with wonderful memories and love โฃ๏ธSee this image largerHappy Memorial day my Spark family. Let's honor our military families that allow us to live in peace. We r grilling out with family. Enjoy!!See this image largerSpending some time with a good friend at Mrytle beach South Carolina. Weather is amazing here. ๐ŸŒžSee this image largerBack from the beach.. back to reality ๐ŸŒžI will miss the water and our long walks on the beach. Time to eat better and exercise. Have a blessed weekendSee this image largerOne of the highlights of our beach trip. Ripleys amazing aquarium. God's beauty relected in nature(3 comments)See this image largerWhen life gets tough... hide in Mommies workout bag๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ™ˆSee this image largerPlease let me in๐ŸŒžHave a fantastic and fun week my Spark community ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ˜See this image largerHopefully I can start my workouts next week ๐Ÿ˜ฌ. My tendons in my rite leg feel better..Have a fantastic holiday weekend Spark familySee this image larger(2 comments)See this image largerStuffed peppers is what my Mom wanted today. Have a blessed day my Spark community ๐ŸŒž(1 comments)See this image larger(1 comments)See this image largerHad a great week. Stayed within my calories and had some great workouts. Rewarded myself with a new fall haircutSee this image largerI have fallen of my Spark community wagon ๐Ÿ˜ญ. I have not been eating correctly or have been consistent with my exercise. I miss all my friend's ๐Ÿ˜ข. I went on a solitude retreat this weekend. I'm back in it! I miss my Spark family!See this image largerLet's remember Martin Luther today. I love this quote โค๏ธ. It is so powerfulSee this image largerRainy and cold day. Time to regroup and chill.. Have a wonderful weekend Spark family!!!See this image largerWe had our annual big family lunch at Church. I made a burrito bake. I did good did not overload my plate. I slipped a little on the dessert. But over all ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿ‘(1 comments)See this image largerThe only place I know of that brings me flowers for my desk..I love my job at the Church. I'm blessed(1 comments)See this image largerBest thing on a chilly morning is a warm fire. Happy Sunday โฃ๏ธ Spark family.See this image largerCan't remember the last time I saw a rainbow!!! It always gives me a sense of hope. Let's keep Sparking!See this image largerWhat I probably look like when I'm caught EATING SOMETHING I Shouldn't be . ..Have a fun day Spark family ๐Ÿ˜See this image largerHard week.. I didn't lose but at least I didn't gain. Happy weekend โฃ๏ธ Spark familySee this image largerMy Sunday napping buddy. Have a good week my awesome Spark Family. My goal for the week is healthier food choices.Whatbis your goal?See this image largerI was in Texas working with a crisis response team. We came back early due to the situation all of us are facing. I became overwhelmed when I returned. I need to start Sparking again. Prayers for everyoneSee this image largerHe has RISEN!!! And we have hope. Happy Easter Spark family. We are going through dark times.. but God is a light that can guide us!!!See this image largerGood morning ๐ŸŒž. It's time to get up and get moving!!!See this image largerMade a small batch of strawberry ๐Ÿ˜‹ jam.See this image largerWhen life gets a little bit much..hang out in a flower pot ๐ŸŒžSee this image largerToday was my mom's 85th birthday. We had a blast this weekend. She wouldn't let me take her picture though..See this image largerI worked in my mom's and my garden today for 3 hours. Beautiful day. God is goodSee this image largerI opened up my fortune cookie last night and this was in it..it is so true. Hope everyone has a good week.See this image largerFirst rainbow that I've seen in a long time. It made me feel hooeful๐ŸŒžSee this image largerI have not posted or recorded anything for a whole week. I am back on track. Have a wonderful weekend Spark family!See this image largerHealthy stir fry. Store bought egg roll 180 calories. Not as tasty as a Chinese restaurant..but close..(1 comments)

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