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I am on an eternal road these days. What do I mean by that? I believe in Heaven and Hell. Many people do not or they do and really do not care. I do believe in it and I am a born again Christian. That means I asked Jesus to come into my life and heart when I was 15 years old. I asked him to forgive me of my sins and help to live a better life. I am living for eternity now. That means I make eternal things matter the most these days. Does it matter that I have toys all over my house on any given day and it drives me a little crazy sometimes? No! What does matter is that I have two precious children whom I love and would die for at any given time. It is important to me that they know the JESUS that I know. I have a husband of 20 years whom I adore and love to eternity. He is my soul mate and God brought us together no doubt. That is who I am - all about JESUS and them. That is why I do the things I do and say the things I say. My blog is very spiritual at times. If that is not for you, you many want to skip it but I do hope you will read it from time to time. It might just give you some food for thought now and then! Blessings to you and yours!

Member Since: 8/31/2006

Fitness Minutes: 166,800

My Goals:
1) Exercise twenty minutes a day.
2) Drink 8+ glasses of water a day.
3) Eat right, not diet, just eat right.


My Program:
Using a treadmill and playing with my children!



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Other Information:
I am a former public school teacher. I chose to stay home with my sons and homeschool them.� I love to read and scrapbook.

I am a Christian and have been for 39 years.




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  • v DEBSGETNHEALTHY
    "For somehow, not only at Christmas but all the long year through, the joy that
    you give to others is the joy that comes back to you." -John Greenleaf Whittier

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    T'is the Season... Happy Holidays! emoticon emoticon


    ps... thank you so much for the congratulatory and kind words. It was a fun challenge.
    4 days ago

    Comment edited on: 12/4/2019 3:06:16 PM
  • v BLESSOME
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    CONGRATULATIONS on your SEVENTH week, Casual Traveler!

    We made it to Oslo Norway, logged 7,348 exercise miles, 1,260 points for My Clean Kitchen and another 1,200 points for “My New Habit”.

    While there were a couple of gains (ME) and some who stayed the same as the previous week, we also had some nice losses for the week!

    Several folks are very close to and some have already met their 5% challenge goal!! Congratulations!!

    Can you believe we are well on our way to completing this, the final leg and the final week of this, our Fall 5% challenge??!! It seems like we just started!!! Well done!! I hope you’re very proud of being here and of how you got here!!

    You stuck to it!! You completed 7 weeks of travels and new adventures, new habits, eating off 9 inch plates, losing some clutter and so on!

    I hope you’re excited about the 8th week of our journey!

    The plane is currently in the air and a little under half way to our destination of NewYork City in the USA which is 3,685 exercise miles away. This may be our shortest trip; maybe we can land the soonest we have yet?!

    Please keep moving as best and as often as you can; let’s finish this with as many or more miles than ever before!!

    This trip's living the good life challenge (LTGL) is: Making it Through the Holidays and we are again logging points for a new healthy habit from last week's LGTL.

    So how do you count points for the is Making it Through the Holidays challenge? (Please make sure to read the challenge 8 guidelines for the exact description and information regarding what this challenge exactly entails).

    This means, for the new LTGL challenge there are 2 steps: 5 points for daily exercise and 5 points for daily nutrition tracking combined in one score.

    Step 1. We are tracking all of our food; meals, snacks, etc. for each day. If you track ALL your food for the day, you will score 5 points. If you do not, you will score 0 points.

    Step 2. This is separate from exercise miles - In addition to reporting exercise as exercise miles, we are tracking whether or not we have done at least 10 minutes of exercise daily. If you do at least 10 minutes of exercise in a day, you will score 5 points. If you do not, you will score 0 points.

    You may find you do one but not the other in a day; score 5 for the one you did and 0 for the one you didn’t.

    Both can be scored in one line like this under MY Nutrition Tracking and Daily Exercise: 5+5 =10.

    Then in the Team Nutrition Tracking and Daily Exercise line, count the above as 10.

    Please remember exercise has a daily maximum of 120 minutes; each minute is 1 mile.

    As shared before, We're a very supportive, no pressure team but we do want everyone to participate to the best of their abilities.
    Please make sure to log all of your LTGL points & exercise miles for the day as often as possible; the sooner our points are posted, the sooner we land our plane and we are one of 10 teams trying to land first!! Also...bonus points are awarded to the teams that reach our destination in first, second and third places.

    Also keep in mind that you are required to actively post your LGTL points weekly. At the latest any/all Week 7 points need to be posted before 11:59PM Friday, November 29th.

    Weekly weigh ins are required to be posted before 11:59PM (in your time zone) on Saturday, November 30th.

    Have fun and enjoy this, the last and 8th of your journey!! Remember, for your In flight Entertainment, we offer a fun and ever changing category for the Alphabet game. Currently, the category is Desserts, YUM!!

    Also, every Wednesday, a new and optional Wellness Challenge will be offered that
    will include a few mini challenges that focus on mind body and soul.

    Please have a great week, have fun with the challenge and make sure to visit the
    team forum to stay up on current affairs.

    Please also check YOUR Spark Page and look for emails from me, highlighting team
    members and special days.

    Have an incredibly wonderful week!!! Enjoy!!

    jeannie
    12 days ago
  • v DEBSGETNHEALTHY

    The journey may not become easier as we get older but we seem to
    understand it better as our perspectives change. A new adventure
    or a different path is never too late.

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    Happy Weekend! Stay safe, warm and don't forget 'me-time'. emoticon
    15 days ago
  • v BLESSOME
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    CONGRATULATIONS on your SIXTH week, Casual Traveler!

    We made it to Xi'an China, logged 7,220 exercise miles, 1,310 points for My Clean Kitchen and another 1,340 points for the 9 inch plate. We had a very nice overall loss for the week!

    Be very proud of yourselves for sticking with it, and again, for those of who who are thinking your results were not what you wanted to see... You still stuck to it!! You're still here and you're still traveling!! Very Well done!!!

    Let's get super stoked about this, the 7th week of our journey!! The plane is currently in the air and a little over half way to our destination in Oslo Norway, which is a total of 4,477 exercise miles away. This is our 2nd SHORTEST jaunt, but that doesn't mean we should put in fewer exercize miles, does it? Nope, not at all!!

    This trip's living the good life challenge (LTGL) is A new daily Habit and we are again logging points for My clean Kitchen from last week's LGTL.

    And at the risk of sounding like a broken record, remember, too, that hydrating and tracking are important tools for success with travels of this nature.

    So how do you count points for the Healthy New Habit challenge?

    This week start a new healthy habit that will improve your life, health, motivate you (see the week 7 challenge page for the full desription). When you log, let your team know what habit you are tracking and give yourself 10 points for each day you faithfully follow YOUR new habit. If you miss a day, no points for the day - this is another all or nothing challenge.

    You will also report 10 points for each day that you do ten or more minutes of Kitchen Clean-Up; on the days with less than or no Kitchen clean up you will score "0" points.

    As always, exercise has a daily maximum of 120 minutes; each minute is 1 mile and should be reported after completion.

    We're a very supportive, no pressure team but we do want everyone to participate to
    the best of their abilities. Please make sure to log all of your LTGL points & exercise miles for the day as often as possible; the sooner our points are posted, the sooner we land our plane and we are one of 10 teams trying to land first!! Also...bonus points are awarded to the teams that reach our destination in first, second and third places.

    Also keep in mind that you are required to actively post your LGTL points weekly. At the latest any/all Week 7 points need to be posted before 11:59PM Friday, November 22nd.

    Weekly weigh ins are required to be posted before 11:59PM (in your time zone) on Saturday, November 23rd.

    Have fun and enjoy this, the next to last and 7th of your journey!! For your In flight Entertainment, we offer a fun and ever changing category for the Alphabet game. Currently, the category is Thanksgiving!!

    Also, every Wednesday, a new and optional Wellness Challenge will be offered that
    will include a few mini challenges that focus on mind body and soul.

    Please have a great week, have fun with the challenge and make sure to visit the
    team forum to stay up on current affairs.

    Please also check YOUR Spark Page and look for emails from me, highlighting team
    members and special days.

    Have an incredibly wonderful week!!! Enjoy!!

    jeannie

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    19 days ago
  • v DEBSGETNHEALTHY

    Don't let frustration knock you down.
    Don't let fear stand in your way.
    Don't let time get in your head.
    Who cares how long it takes or how many times you try.
    Your only competition is yourself and when You finally succeed...
    The struggle will all be Worth it.

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    Let's work the goal and keep the Vision! emoticon
    19 days ago
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