BETHGILLIGAN
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Welcome to my Spark page. I am 64 years old and a retired speciaI education teacher (non categorical preschool).
My husband and I have a 4 year old rescue beagle named Buster. He is a bundle of energy and makes us laugh. He has eerily similar traits that we saw in our last 2 rescue beagles. He's very sweet and lots of fun for us.
Our daughter, husband and her 3 children (my adorable grandchildren) live about 25 minutes from us. They also have an old rescue beagle. I am so fortunate to see them a lot. They are my sunshine!!
Our son is married to a great woman. They have his rescue beagle (see a pattern in our family?) and her two cats. They live about 25 minutes from us also (in the opposite direction!)
I joined Spark in December 2009 and, like everyone, life has thrown me some curves as well as blessed me in many ways! Although I struggle with consistency, my main struggle seems to always be with exercise. It seems I do fine for awhile and then I get off track. I always go back to the basics but it does get discouraging.
I'm trying to focus on being a healthy me with the energy to have fun with my family!


Member Since: 12/20/2009

Fitness Minutes: 68,028

My Goals:
-be aware of my diet and portion control
-maintain a consistent exercise routine (walking, yoga, ST)
-drink at least 3 glasses of water a day
-blog weekly


My Program:
-be aware of nutrition and portion control
-track my fitness every day
-track my fruits/veggies
-track my water intake



Personal Information:
I've been married to my wonderful husband for 42 years. We have 2 grown children. Our daughter is married with 3 children. I feel so blessed to have them close and spend lots of time with them. Our son and his wife are recently married and right now live about 10 minutes from us.I taught preschool special education for 23 years and retired about 5 years ago. Loving retirement and am always busy!


Other Information:
I love to read!!! I belong to PaperbackSwap and love having access to so many books.
We are moving our pontoon to Smith Mountain Lake and hope to spend some weekends and at least one week each summer down there. We are able to spend lots of time with our kids and grandkids. I love spending time with my family!




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  • v BESSHAILE
    Awww, thanks, honey. I'm glad you enjoyed it. She was fun to paint
    7 minutes ago
  • v BESSHAILE
    Thanks for the bloglove, honey.

    Interesting about those cookies. about most cookies, actually - they're not all that big and not all that filling, say, the way a sausage cake might be - but they can pack a punch when it comes to calories or points. I'm really glad I checked their points value because - if I hadn't, I'd have kept on eating them till they were gone. Checking really puts an effective halt to binge eating.
    1 day ago
  • v BESSHAILE
    Thanks for the bloglove, hon. Nothing I can do but give it a good try, right?
    9 days ago
  • v BESSHAILE
    Hey darlin'.

    Those cookies are gone now. And not down my throat, either.

    I knew sooner or later I was going to succumb to them - I think it was because I was feeling cocky about wearing those skinny jeans.

    Well - it's in the past now. Thank you for the bloglove
    14 days ago
  • v BESSHAILE
    It's a good thing the end of boating season coincides with the beginning of the holiday prep season. Something to bid goodbye but something to look forward to.
    20 days ago
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