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"You are never too old to set another goal or to dream a new dream." C.S. Lewis


I am a retired teacher trying to make healthy choices every day. DH and I have more than our share of health problems, but I find that Spark People is a wonderful resource and support group!


Member Since: 9/12/2009

Fitness Minutes: 166,723

My Goals:
To be positive with each new challenge.
To learn new things.
To enjoy the moment.
To be grateful. "In all things, give thanks"
To really listen to others.
To forgive others.
To be a role model.
To be a more patient caregiver for my DH.







My Program:
Choose healthy foods most of the time.
Eat mindfully.
Weigh every morning.
Wear Apple watch to motivate me to move more, to climb more steps and to breathe
Weight Watchers meetings weekly. (week 12 of ZOOM meetings) 5/30/2020
Water aerobics ( our pool is scheduled to reopen for small classes on 6/15/2020)






Personal Information:
My husband and I live in a small town not far from the greater Atlanta area.

In June of 2012 I retired from teaching, a career that I embarked upon in 1972. During those 40 years I taught full time for 26 years and was a stay at home mom for 14 years.

I did not start any type of exercise program until I hit some roadblocks in my 60s. I am not proud of that, but I am proof that it is NEVER too late to start taking care of yourself.


Other Information:
Because of DH's underlying conditions and the virus, we have not spent time with family since mid March. We worship online with our local church members.

I love the tranquility of nature. Gardening and feeding the birds are my daily indulgences. I enjoy walking outdoors.







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  • v 1CRAZYDOG
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    When we take care of one another, we take care of ourselves. Gail Lynne Goodwin
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    22 hours ago
  • v SHARON10002
    It's Motivational Monday, and the beginning of a new month. I hope you have evaluated and assessed your goals. If you have been joining me during Joyful June and Jubilant July, we have been focusing on the intent to bring more experiences of happiness into our lives. We are now moving into August, and it is join to be Amazing August!

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    emoticon A – Act with deliberate intention.
    emoticon W – What is it you want? Focus your attention on it.
    emoticon E - Every day is a chance to begin anew.
    emoticon S - Stop worrying about missed opportunities and start looking for new ones.
    emoticon O - Opportunities are easily lost while waiting for perfect conditions.
    emoticon M - Make every minute count with mindfulness.
    emoticon E - Either you run the day, or the day runs you.

    emoticon A - All that we are is the result of what we think.
    emoticon U - Unlimited opportunities are waiting for you today.
    emoticon G – Greet each new day with a smile and gratitude.
    emoticon U - Until you decide to change, nothing else will change.
    emoticon S – Stay focused in the present moment.
    emoticon T – The time has come for you to love yourself.
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    I hope you'll decide to make August an awesome, and amazing month for you!
    1 day ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
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    Sometimes the biggest challenge may be believing in our own ability to overcome challenges and to affect remarkable change. Robyn O’Brien
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    In a world that very much feels like it has been thrown into a Cuisinart, there are so many opportunities to be part of the solution. Robyn O’Brien.
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    2 days ago
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    Hope is the knowledge that change is possible, even when it seems hard to imagine. Robyn O’Brien
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    3 days ago
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