GOLDENRODFARM
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Leila 2017, she was a fantastic mother, a great all round ewe, going to miss her, lambs are fine!



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Calliope in pounce mode



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Mt Katahdin, right to the west of my farm. I see it dominating the western landscape every day.


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I live in rural northern Maine on a farm of 70 acres. My farm is home to lots of different animals and gardens, I love roses even though this is not the best place to try to grow them! I enjoy growing my own food in my raised beds and big garden, my berry patches and orchards provide me with lots of fresh fruit in the summer. I hope to retire soon so I can enjoy more time on the farm.

Update, I retired on July 1st 2016, love staying on the farm and getting things done!


Member Since: 9/20/2011

Fitness Minutes: 209,420

My Goals:
I am getting back on track with a more healthy weight, and eating habits. I need to try to sleep more, not sure if that will be possible since I work nights. Last but not least I will to get my organization back in my house and yard!


My Program:
I have been tracking my food since starting in March of 2014, I weigh in once a week and take measurements once a month. I also have been monitoring my blood pressure several times a week. As I progress through SparkCoach program I am staying motivated towards healthy eating and exercise. My Fitbit keeps me on track to getting 10 K steps a day. I am now moving towards other goals working on my house and barn to pick up and get more organized.
I had a little setback in October 2014, I was diagnosed with ITP and put on high dose prednisone, so no weight loss for 3 months, the good news is that I didn't gain weight either! Mid January I was taken off the prednisone and now I am losing weight again!



Personal Information:
Maine is my home


Other Information:
I briefly signed up for SP back in 2011 after reading about SP in a magazine, but never went any further on the website until March of 2014




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  • v 1CRAZYDOG
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    Regardless of whether we believe in the Garden of Eden or the big bang, something came before it all, a vast, endless, infinite, eternal something. That same source-force is here right now. Dr. Jonathan Ellerby
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    20 hours ago
  • v CHRISTINEBWD
    I will get a picture of the bike soon. Yes it has petals. It is mostly for my son. Have a wonderful Sunday!
    1 day ago
  • v CHRISTINEBWD
    They are expensive here too. But I buy them anyway. :-)
    1 day ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
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    . . . laugh loud and laugh often. It truly is the best medicine, and it’s a contagious medicine. You’ll surround yourself w/other happy people . .. Andrew Schrage
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    3 days ago
  • v CHRISTINEBWD
    emoticon Oh yes, I have A/C... everyone does here. We are high desert so it gets hot. I think that is why I love going to the mountains so much. It is so cool up there.

    I hope you are having a great new week Barb. emoticon
    3 days ago
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