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Chuck (DH of NEARLY 62 years) and Carol

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Dh water skiis for his 82nd birthday!

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Our three offspring: Christopher, Carol Lynne, Chuck, Jr. We are so proud of them!!!

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Yes, it has been a while since I updated this page! And I really want to change photos as I have many in my computer but always depend on daughter or daughter-in-law to help me with that. Maybe I will try it on my own.
Right now I am at weight that one weight loss company told me should be goal. But that is still overweight and I really want to lose 10 more lbs. to be where SP recommends.
I am very proud of the exercise I now get when in the beginning I could not walk for 5 minutes due to a bad knee and hip. Today I get as many as 130 minutes of exercise. Especially love the water aerobics, but also enjoy walking and the recumbent bike.
My husband of nearly 62 years supports and encourages me all the time. And I have just started challenges which I enjoy even though I am not a competitive person. But they do keep me on my toes. During the 56 days of the 2010 Winter 5 % Challenge I hope to lose 10 lbs., a real challenge for me!

Member Since: 3/21/2008

Fitness Minutes: 182,976

My Goals:
To Be Healthy and now to maintain my weight loss.
Be not afraid of going slowly; be afraid only of standing still.
Worrying is like a rocking chair, it gives you something to

My Program:
The Nutrition Tracker is my constant buddy as I use it faithfully every day. With my bad knee I didn't think I could exercise much, but now am up to a 40-45 minute walk and 30 minutes of riding the recumbent bike. Losing weight has certainly helped!

Personal Information:
I live in the country outside Wake Forest, North Carolina with my husband of 58 years and where our son and wife are next door with our three grandchildren. We live on the second floor in their Carriage House just a few feet away. We have two more grandchildren who live in Columbus, Ohio. We have a daughter there and a son in Port Clinton, OH.

Other Information:
Much of our summer is spent on Lake Gaston while much of the winter we are in Frostproof, FL.

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    Thank you for your comment on my blog! ..😃 ..
    5 days ago
    Thank you, Carol, for the Spark Goodie !! I am doing well. The weight is coming off slow but that's OK. I've changed my eating habits and I try to keep moving, no matter what it is I'm doing.
    22 days ago
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    Thank you so much for the Spark Goodie!!! And for your very kind words. I appreciate you.
    34 days ago
  • v JIBBIE49
    Oh, Pensacola was SOOOOO lucky, because Hurricane Micheal was directly south of us, until that "cold front" came and pushed it west about 200 miles to Panama City/Mexico Beach. I do feel sorry for them as it did so much damage. We felt it here all day with the wind about 35 mph and schools were closed. There was flooding on the beach all the way over to Dolphin Island, Alabama. A Hurricane is just so different as the winds last for 24 hours and it isn't like a thunderstorm. Have fun on your vacation. My DD and I went to Disney World in April and we had so much fun.
    35 days ago
    Carol, Have a wonderful weekend. I am on day 92 of being back on Spark. Feeling Great !! I'm going grocery shopping this morning. I may mow the yard. It depends on how hot it is.
    80 days ago
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