ICANINSIGHT
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Yes, I am in my 60's but the illustration on the left still describes me, Wild Heart Gypsy Soul. I know I don't look it anymore. Still me and trying to be the best ME I can be!

I got rid of all the updates on this page, they went back to 2014! What a journey! In the 10+ years on Sparkpeople, I have been up and down in my health. We thought I had a stroke in 2012, thankfully not. Stress can cause garbled thoughts and words and I had it in spades. That year I was in the hospital 3 times, finally decided it was my job and had to resign.
Then in 2017, I had an adrenal gland removed. That was also a lot to deal with before and after. I won't go into the function of the adrenal gland.

Over this last ten years I have lost 35 pounds and gained it back, again last year. However in 2018, I have lost 12 pounds in 12 weeks and plan to continue. I have a way to go. Update: I have now lost 16 pounds since October.

My health is improved. I plan to be around a long time.

I have a husband whose job is driving him crazy, only 2 years to go for retirement. I worry about him. He worries about his parents. One is in a nursing home and one lives out in the country. She needs to transition, but will not.

I am trying to figure out what crafts to make that will earn me some money from home. I have not yet figured it out. Hopefully soon. It would be a help to my husband and help us do things like have more vacations! Update: I have it figured out... partly! Posted some things on Facebook and they are selling.


Member Since: 6/16/2008

Fitness Minutes: 35,532

My Goals:
Continue on my path of losing weight, eating healthy and exercising 3 days a week for at least 30 minutes.

Finding a craft I can make that will sell.


My Program:
Eating a balanced diet, with carbs being only complex carbs, avoiding sugar, except on occasions and walking.



Personal Information:
Jointed 6/8/2008

Live in Central Texas

Retired and re-fired!

Artistic and creative - love arts, crafts, writing, blogging



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"We are not afraid to be a bit different, to make shades that are bold." Francois Nars





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  • v SIMPLY_JAE
    Happy Valentines Day!

    "Talk to yourself like you would to someone you love." emoticon
    8 days ago
  • v CATLUVER43
    Welcome Back. I, also have just returned to Spark. We can meet our health goals, together as a community.
    11 days ago
  • v OKBACK2MEAGAIN
    It’s cold outside, but Spring is coming! Are you ready to join a Challenge? The Biggest Loser Challenge is looking for members for it’s next Challenge starting the first week of March. The challenge consists of 11 Teams, that participate in 10 weeks of Nutritional and Fitness Challenges. These challenges can be modified to fit individual needs, allowing members of all abilities and dietary needs to participate.

    Here are some of the members comments written on a Survey Monkey poll:

    “The ITCs help me find new ways to add healthy choices to my life. “

    “I like the variety, novelty, and ingenuity of the weekly challenges. They push us out of our comfort zone. And get us to try something new. “

    “Participating in the challenges helps me stay on track better and I enjoy a little friendly competition. I also enjoy working on common goals with other members.”

    If you would like to be a member of this challenge you can copy and paste the the link below, or click on my username and leave me a message or click on the BLUE BIGGEST LOSER Icon on my page. Join the team and sign up for the next challenge on the Spring Waitlist thread.
    https://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/grou
    ps_individual.asp?gid=25339

    12 days ago
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    22 days ago
  • v BECCABOO127
    Sending u sunshine today, dear! emoticon
    23 days ago
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