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1/13/11 4:54 P

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Hi everyone! My name is Lisa and I live in Colorado. Pretty busy with 4 kids and a hubby. I am mostly a digital scrapper (cuz, hey it is a lot neater and I don't have a big mess to clean up, afterwards), I still pull my paper stash out now and then, too. I actually made 3 pages the other night with paper!! If I'm going to drag it out, might as well get a few pages done. I am new to Sparkpeople.com but I am already addicted, so that is good. I hope to participate in some challenges, soon. Nice to join a group that caters to my passion.
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1/13/11 3:52 P

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Hi, my name is Teri, I live in the middle of Washington State.
I am new to the weight loss journey, never really (really) focused on it before... LOTS of sabatoge for weight loss by me.
I love to scrapbook, because I can create and not THINK about issues/problems/kids/hubby anything but the creative process.
I am not good at scrapbooking by myself, I feel like it takes alot got get it all out, but I want to try to do more this year, so I guess that is exactly what I will have to do.
I am new to this team, but it looks very active, kind of excited to see if I decide I want to do any of the challenges...
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1/13/11 3:47 P

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We are so thrilled you all are here!!!

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1/13/11 12:49 P

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Hey everyone! I'm pretty new to SparkPeople, and am thrilled to be a part of the Scrap to Lose team. I love scrapbooking, but, as a mother of three, I don't get a lot of time to scrap. I love quick and easy pages. I've recently begun digital scrapbooking, but it is slow going, as I'm teaching myself as I go.
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1/12/11 8:05 A

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Hey guys! I'm Hilary, I've been on this team for a little while now but never really got involved until now. I'm not a major scrapbooker but its something that I love doing when I find any spare time. I've made a few scrapbooks for friends, and often try to organize any big event into scrapbooks for myself. I love it! Feel free to stop by my page and add me as a friend - so nice to have others out there that love scrapbooks AND Sparkpeople, like me! :)

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1/5/11 8:02 P

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I am THRILLED, once again, to see so many of you post to this thread!

Please- let's all stay active on this team and support each other in our health AND scrapping endeavors!

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1/5/11 7:03 P

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SparkPeople is a great place! Where else can I go and get support for my weight loss mission AND talk with other scrappers? I have a very busy and stressful job, so I scrap and make cards for relaxation. I just have to remember to tear myself away and get up and exercise - don't burn many calories cutting and pasting! I want to lose 50lbs. this year - and I'm going to do it! Thanks for this opportunity to join. Any digital scrappers out there? (I like to do both.)

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Hi, I'm Jenn and am giving SparkPeople a go after being away for a couple of years. I've been doing WW, and was fairly successful (40 lbs lost) but am looking for an less expensive alternative! I like that there's a good community here, so I'm looking forward to finding more people that I 'click' with to support my journey. I have 3 kids - 15,13,10 and work part time as an educator for a museum and as a teaching artist. Looking forward to getting to know you all here!

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1/3/11 3:25 A

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Hi,
I'm new to this team and new to scrapping. Just returned to Spark after 6 months. I'm looking forward to learning here and maybe picking up so motivation, too.
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1/2/11 7:17 P

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Hi, I am a repeat offender so I'm back to loss the weight...again..and I need to get back to scrapping!

For I Know The Plans I Have For You declares the Lord, Plans to Prosper You and Not Harm You. Plans to Give You Hope and a Future.

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1/1/11 2:16 P

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Apparently I was dropped from this thread, but WELCOME to everyone!!!

Tracy

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12/30/10 6:06 P

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Hi everyone! I'm new here and was thrilled to see this group. This should be a great opportuity to combine something I love to do (scrap) and something I need to do (get healty). I can't wait to look around.

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12/12/10 4:42 P

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Hi! I'm Emily and I'm new here to sparkpeople. I live in southern california. And I love to scrapbook and quilt. Now that I'm not working as much, I can get back into scrapbooking daily. I think it's so much better than the old fashioned photo albums and much more fun to look through. :)

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12/10/10 11:52 P

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Hi! My name is Debbie and I am an avid scrapbooker from New Orleans who is now living in North Carolina!
Hoping to get some inspiration from some new scrapping friends!
I also host weekend scrapbook retreats all up and down the East Coast and in TN,TX and LA!!
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12/1/10 10:39 P

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Hi Everyone! I joined SP a couple years ago but never did anything with it. I decided to pick it up again and get healthy! So far I'm down 7 lbs for November. WOOHOO!! I love scrapbooking and cardmaking and thought it would be fun to chat with like minded people.

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11/8/10 7:19 P

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Hello, everyone! I've been on SparkPeople for awhile, but just stumbled across this group. I love scrapbooking and card-making. I'm excited to share ideas and motivation with everyone!

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11/8/10 5:30 A

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Hi all! I'm Laura from Idaho. I have been away from SparkPeople for a while. I hired a trainer and learned so much from him (and in the process lost 12 lbs in a month) but I can't afford him with the holidays so I'm trying it on my own. I know what to do, just doing it is the hard part. Need all the encouragement I can get. Thanks!

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11/2/10 8:32 P

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Hi, I'm Tommie & I too have been away from Spark People for a while. I eat more from habit & not thinking. I am also going to try & use my scrapbooking to get away from eating. I'm from Arkansas & we have already had a few frosts. I need your prayers & support. emoticon

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11/2/10 7:59 P

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Hi everyone, I'm Kelly. I live in Arizona where it's still flirting with 90 degree temps even though it's November. I am a scrapbooker and an emotional eater. This week, I started rewarding myself with scrapbooking time instead of eating. Hopefully, that will help.

Like LAPOETESS11, I have been on hiatus from SparkPeople for awhile and joined again to stay accountable to myself and the new dietician that I'm seeing. emoticon


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10/29/10 12:26 P

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Hi everyone! My name is Daisy, or Tas, depending on what you want to go by. I've never actually scrapbooked but I've been dying to learn the basics of it, especially since getting a ton of scrapbooking materials for my birthday! Sooo nice to meet you all!

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10/21/10 9:57 P

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Hi everyone! I am coming back to sparkpeople after many months of misdirected focus and life interruptions. I love scrapbooking, and I love sharing ideas and encouragement. I am praying that getting back on sparkpeople will "spark" my desire to get back on track and give myself time to take care of myself. As a full-time teacher, mom, wife, and daughter, I am trying to make a concerted effort to place myself higher on my priority list. I hope I can find some friends who share my same interests and who I can encourage along the way as we all begin to lead healthier lives.

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10/19/10 9:31 A

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Hi Amy and Debbie! Nice to "see" you! emoticon . Sue

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10/19/10 6:56 A

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Hi, my name is Debbie. I heard about sparkpeople from a friend and so far I'm lovin' it. I enjoy scrapbooking but just like losing weight I need motivation. I hope to get going again because I have a lot to do.

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10/19/10 1:15 A

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Hi! My name is Amy and I am a scrapper from Southern California. I am new on here and look forward to the motivation it provides and making new friends along the way. emoticon

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10/13/10 4:57 P

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Hi! My name is Sue, I'm 41 and recently diagnosed w/fibromyalgia. I found sparkpeople looking for help with food and exercise. Found a fybro group and then saw you guys! i've scrapped for about 10 years and currently work very part time for a scrapbook store. I love working there and am trying to use it as motivation to get on a better food/exercise plan. If I don't improve my eating and increase exercise, I won't be able keep this job at night.
I read some of your posts, it sounds like you are getting lots of projects done! Can't wait to hear more.

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9/29/10 10:42 A

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Hi I'm Denise. I live in Norfolk, VA. I joined SparkPeople yesterday after my boss showed me the site. I have been scrapbooking for over 10 years but I have gotten away from it for quite a while during my time in graduate school (I have a doctorate now). I am getting married in November and I want to scrapbook all my pictures I have now and one's I'll have from the wedding. I have tons of stuff but the disorganization of the room is overwhelming me. I've lost 45 lbs since I graduated in Dec. 2008 and I hope to lose even more and get back into my hobbies. emoticon

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9/24/10 3:24 P

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HI I am Tamara. I have been part of sparkpeople since February but just joined this team about a week ago.. I love to scrap and am just now getting back into it after a long absence and am looking forward to starting back up again.. I am a Mom of 3 boys (one in the Air Force, one headed for the Army and one 13) and soon to be first time Grandma.. I am an Army wife and we are currently living in Germany. I look forward to getting to know everyone.. emoticon

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9/14/10 6:59 P

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Hi I am Kathy! I love scrapbooking and many other crafts. I am a single Mom of a 16 year old daughter and have two sons in the U.S. Navy. I used food as a comfort during the grieving process over the losses of my Mother, Father and other people I cared about. I found spark people while listening to a HayHouse show. I am very glad I did!!!! I am finding it hard to scrapbook again, since that was one of the things my Mom and I did share and enjoyed doing together! Any help or suggestions on how to use this site or getting back to scapbooking is appreciated! Thank you very much! I started believeing in myself again!

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9/10/10 3:09 P

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Hi All,
I am re-introducing myself after a long busy summer away from Spark. I did well and even lost 2 lbs. over the summer but am ready to get back to losing the rest and making goal. I love scrapbooking and am currently working on redoing my wedding album. Any swaps coming up? I would love to take part in one!
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9/8/10 12:30 P

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Hello Everyone! My name is Ginger and I'm from Western Maryland. I started Sparkpeople some time ago and am just now getting back to it and being serious about it again. I am certainly a scrapaholic and have been for about 7 years now. If only I had more time to do all those projects and layouts I have in mind! I work full time as a Customer Service Officer for a bank, am married and have an 8 year old son. Right now my "scrapaholic friends" and I are trying to get back into "crop season" as we call it, since we don't accomplish much during the summer months. I am determined to keep up with my weight loss and fitness goals and try to make more time for scrapbooking as well.

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9/5/10 8:20 P

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Hi everyone, my name is Lori. I love to scrap but have not had allot of time in the past 2 years. Position change at work and planning a wedding for both of my children just 2 years apart has consumed me. Now I have all of the wedding photos, vacation photos and everything in between to scrap. Can use all the motivation I can get to get back in my room more.

I know it will help with my weight, because I eat out of habit and boredom. When my hands are busy scrapping I can't eat! lol!

Love to see others work too!


Lori

And I am certain that God, who began the good work within you, will continue his work until it is finally finished on the day when Christ Jesus returns.

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8/19/10 11:19 P

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Hi Mary and Melissa we are so excited to have you as new members of our team. emoticon

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8/18/10 10:44 A

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Greetings, all. My name is Melissa and I live in northeast Ohio. I have just (re)joined Spark within the last week and this group for the first time!

I discovered a love of scrapbooking and all sorts of papercrafts (cards, tags, bookmarks, books) as well as altered art. I have been working on two major books and two minor books and have a small collection of items that I have decided that would be perfect for altering and can't bear to part with...OneFineDay...LOL! Unfortunately, I have not been doing nearly as much as I would like to, but I have a plan to change that!

My girlfriend and I just moved into a new townhouse and one of the key points for taking it was that one of the bedrooms was perfect for an art room for me! It has a loft that overlooks the vaulted ceilings of the living room and a huge storage closet! I am almost done unpacking and organizing (we moved in on June 30th) and hope to be able to *do* something by the beginning of September! Here's hoping...

I hope that by spending more time in my room and away from the kitchen and living room, it will help keep me focused on the healthier life choices I am trying to make. :)

It is so nice to find a group of others who have similar interests and goals. I wish everyone the best this week...Take care!


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8/9/10 5:10 P

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Hi, I'm Mary, and I'm a digital scrapaholic :)

I currently live in Virginia, but I'm in the process of immigrating to Canada (Ontario) to be with my husband. I have anxiety and depression problems, and when I discovered digital scrapbooking last fall, it immediately became a source of joy, relaxation, and entertainment for me as my world sort of fell apart for a while. I got so enthusiastic that I became a member of a creative team on a digital scrapbooking website :)

I'm looking forward to getting to know all you Spark Scrappers!!

-- Mary --
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8/7/10 10:31 A

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Hi!! My name is Kara and I live in Cincinnati, Ohio. I started scrapbooking a long time ago and have gotten away from it. (I know, how is that possible??? LOL). But 4 kids, finances, and losing my job had much to do with it.

I am now starting back up...slowly, and I have tons of pictures to work on. However, I am taking some time for me and am going to start on an album just for me...my "weight loss journey" album. I had such fun yesterday going to three different scrapbook shops and looking at all the new ideas...boy have things changed since I was scrapbooking!!!One of these days, I would love to take part in a cropathon of some sort or even take classes at a store. There is so much to learn!!

I am a paralegal looking for full-time work. As I said before, I have 4 kids ranging in ages from 18, 17, 8, and 6. One girl and three boys. I am excited that school is about to start...then I will have my Fridays back to myself!!! LOL.

I am looking forward to getting to know everyone here and talk about scrapbooking!!!



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8/4/10 10:06 P

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Hi, I am Kathy, I am 46 and I am a scrapaholic.

Seriously, I love to scrap but don't get much done in the summer - looking forward to starting scrapping season with a cropathon in La Crosse, WI -36 hours of scrapping, food and friends - what could be better. Plan to scrap our Spring trip home to England - yes the whole album done in 36 hours (It's my hope!)

I work full-time at local municipal office, have three kids and 1 grandbaby (and looks like a step grandbaby if my daughter sticks with the boy she is with). One daughter still home (only 8) and son at college (21) and daughter (23) on her own. Husband works full time and is amateur radio enthusiast.

We love to camp and just bought a fifth wheel - upgrade from our pop-up and loving it. Lots of great places in Wisconsin to discover, lots of great County and State Parks!

We bought bikes this summer - I am really enjoying that and not looking forward to snow flying.

Sure there is lots more I could say - I am looking forward to getting the Spark in my scrapping again as well as keeping the Spark in my healthy lifestyle quest - feel like I am getting there!


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8/3/10 4:04 P

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Hi ! I am Vicki a Wife (of soon to be 38 years) Mom to 4 and Grandma to 7..I am 59 years old..I have been scrapbooking for over 10 years now.I have been on many scrapbook message boards and was in a ton of swaps for years..I also wrote scrapbook journaling articles for one site.

I am now looking at age 60 creeping up on me.I would love to be able to talk about my hobby and lose some weight along the way.I want to lose 105 lb .I need people to stay motivated.If any of you have tips for using the site please share them....i look forward to some new friends!

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8/2/10 11:03 P

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Hi there, my name is Kara and I live in Fremont, CA I’m 39, married with two boys ages 9 & 11 they keep me pretty busy. I am a stay at home mom I was laid off 3 years ago. It has been 10 years since I completed an actual scrapbook, I have a cricut machine and am constantly making things for either my sons' bulletin boards, their reports and various school projects and I make my own personalized cards mostly for my son's birthday parties they are invited to all the other mothers ooh and ahh over them they just don't have the time. One of my goals in to get back to the grind stone and complete another album (I'm a bad DIL my MIL is a creative memories consultant) so I should know better!

I look forward to meeting all of you and getting some great ideas!!

(~?¸. ;.??•Kara•??.´¸. •*?´¨)

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8/1/10 7:54 P

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Hi, My name is Jeri. I live in Wisconsin. I am 45 years old. In 1 month I will be married for 20 years - I am so excited and proud of that. I have 2 sons, ages 15 and 17 - they are wonderful young men and I couldn't be more proud of them. Now me, I have stumbled along the way - I now have 50 pounds to lose and want to get healthy and fit.

The one thing I do that is "me" time is scrapbook pictures of my family. I love taking pictures of my 3 guys and putting books together.

I am trying to take another hour out of my day each day to exercise - I am usually good 2 - 3 days a week but want to get to 6 days a week (1 hour per day).

With working fulltime (45 hrs plus per week) driving an hour each day - and spending time with husband and sons and doing the usual house stuff - time for exercise and scrapbooking is what gets pushed out of the schedule.

Hoping that you can help me figure out how to fit it all in and at the same time make friends so that we can encourage each other.

Thanks!!!

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8/1/10 11:44 A

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I am really new at scrap booking and am disabled with Degenerative Osteo Arthritis and Fibromyalgia. Some days even weeks I am in so much pain I can't think straight. I find when I can I like to think on something else to not have to think about the pain.
I am a willing person to take advice or directions to help learn more about this craft.
Take Care of yourselves
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7/25/10 8:56 A

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Hello.........I am new to SparkPeople and and just getting acquainted with this site.
I have been a scrapbooker for 6 years now and started a weight loss scrapbook awhile ago but have not kept it up.
I am a grandmother and work full time. My after work activities involve spending time with my dad (92 and in assisted living) and helping out my youngest ds but I have allowed time for me to get my nails done every 2 weeks and join a local TOPS group that meets every week.
I have long days and look forward to the weekend and just some down time. I want to lose 30-35 more pounds and am just struggling to do that.

One day at a time.


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INDELIBLECELLO's Photo INDELIBLECELLO Posts: 21
7/13/10 2:41 P

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Hey all! I'm new to SparkPeople.

My name is Rachel, I live in Minnesota, I work at a scrapbook store at the Mall of America and I love it! I am married to a wonderful guy; we live in the metro area in a 2-bedroom apartment with our roommate. I am a recent vegetarian and am just starting to exercise again after about 2.5 years. I'm hoping to lose about 40 pounds by the time my anniversary rolls around (December 2009).

Since starting my job in May, I've been so much more inspired to keep up with my scrapbooking. I am currently working on a recipe collection, to include my favorite vegetarian recipes, as well as some old family favorites. I am also slowly finishing my wedding album and creating some layouts to exhibit in my hometown's county fair in August.

Edited by: INDELIBLECELLO at: 7/13/2010 (14:46)
"You never know how strong you are until being strong is the only choice you have."

"Move on. It's just a chapter in the past. But don't close the book . . . just turn the page."


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7/8/10 9:49 P

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Reintroducing myself - 42, married, mother of three, sixth-grade teacher, overweight, just joined a gym, bored easily with exercise, love food...that about sums it up.

I was fairly active here at the beginning of the year but then got busy with school and lost my stride both with my exercise routine and my scrapbooking. Trying to get back into both.



Lea Ann

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7/6/10 12:27 P

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Hello everyone! My name is Christy and I signed up with SparkPeople less than 48 hours ago. I'm looking to lose 25lbs and to change my lifestyle in the process.
I'm a digital Scrapbooker, focusing more on Storybooks. I have my own business as a Personal Publishing Consultant to those who love to digital scrapbook. I'm looking forward to scrapping my progress :D

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7/1/10 9:52 P

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Hi! I'm Cheri..My weight loss and active lifestyle are going great. My motivation is high! But, I also love to scrap and haven't made time for it in over 1 year. I have joined the team goals and am hoping accountability to 18 pages per month isn't an over commitment. I hope it sparks me to dive back into one of my favorite hobbies!

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Here I go…again, on another journey to become the best ‘me’ I can be. My goal weight is 130 lbs. It’s not a random number and I didn’t choose it according the BMI chart. It’s the place I was once most comfortable, felt and looked my best. I’m newly single and want to work on presenting the best total package..mind, body and spirit…in the next phase of my life. I’m OK where I am; I’m not angry or depressed. I won’t g crazy if I don’t lose weight by a certain date. I’m going to do this the right way for the LAST TIME!

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6/23/10 1:28 P

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Hi, I started SP about 3 weeks ago. I've just recently started scrapbooking, so I guess I'm 33 years behind. I want to make a scrapbook about my sister who died 8 years ago. But I'm not sure where to start. I'm glad to be a part of this group.

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Hello from interior Alaska where the sun never sets this time of year! I have been an avid scrapper for several years and am now into altered art...more on the Stampington style. emoticon I am getting ready to retire and ramp up my little craft business and want to dedicate myself to getting healthier and lose 65 pounds. Need all the support i can get!

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Hi, I've been a SP since April 4th and am new to this team. I bought a Precious Memories book with some supplies years ago when my daughter was little. I scrapped a few pages but found it be time consuming back then. Now that I have more time, would like to get back to it. I'm looking forward to the support of working together as scrappers.

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5/19/10 1:10 P

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Hello again!

I joined SP on April 11th after a nutritionist came and spoke to our Mothers-of-Preschoolers group. I realized that my kids were eating mostly carbs all day long, and that I needed to be more active in what they were eating.

I had lost 40 pounds over two years ago, which put me within my height/weight range. A year and a half ago I started a job at a convenience store, with donuts, pop, and junk food all around me. Between that and a migraine medication with a side effect of weight gain, I found myself 12 pounds heavier.

A friend turned me on to watching BL (I never had before), and to this website. I decided to get down to business and be a better example to my family.

I log all my food on here everyday and work out 1 to 1 1/2 hours each day (and I'm really starting to love it - amazing!) Add this to an already busy schedule and homeschooling our two wonderful boys, I really don't have time to scrapbook. So I guess I am a scrapbooker "in my heart". I joined this team hoping to be motivated by all of you.

Best of luck on your SP journey and all your creative endeavors. I look forward to hearing from you!

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