MRC1953

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Me and my oldest son, Chris, when he graduated from Grad School at Miami University in Ohio in 2004



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Me and my youngest son Devin at Stephen F Austin University in March 2006



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Me and Dianah in June 2006, she and Chris went to high school together, she's part of the family!


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I am a 55 year old single person who now lives in San Antonio, Texas. I have two absolutely, terrific, sons who I am very proud of. I also have 3 cats and 2 dogs who keep me company now that my sons are no longer living at home. I love Spurs basketball. I also love to cook and drink wine, which is part of how I got to the point I am at with my weight. I quit smoking almost 5 years ago which added more of the weight! As funny as it sounds, I am in the process of discovering what a valuable, interesting, person I am all by myself. For many, many years, I was an unappreciated wife and a devoted mom. I defined myself by those criteria. Now I am just me, and I am learning new things about myself all the time. If I win the lottery, I am moving back to California and buying a home with a big, wonderful, redwood tree on the property, close enough to the ocean to hear the waves breaking against the shoreline. I want to breath in the salty Pacific air and watch otters and sea lions play in the water. I want to wander along Fisherman's Wharf and feel the fog in my face. I also want to be a healthy weight again. The neat thing is I can take SparkPeople with me when I go!

The ladies at the Prairie Dog Spark Team and "Getting Back On The Wagon" rock!
Mar


Member Since: 4/20/2006

Fitness Minutes: 165

My Goals:
My goal is to make the necessary life changes I need to stick with this healthy lifestyle and return to a normal weight range.


My Program:
I am making a concentrated effort to eat healthy meals and to become more in tune with myself and the decisions I am making about food choices and exercise. I am writing my thoughts in a journal, tracking my food choices, and making sure I am getting in my 8 or more glasses of water a day.



Personal Information:
I am getting back into life and looking forward to it. I am a single mom with two super sons. They are both out of the nest and have recently finished college. All of a sudden I realized I had gotten off the merry-go-round when the seond son left home, and I have been watching life pass me by ever since. I am not doing that anymore. I am getting my groove back!


Other Information:
This is for me this time!

Each day I stay on plan takes me one day closer to where I want to be.

"I feel good about myself, and I can accomplish anything I really want!"





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  • v no profile image SAFFRONBLUE
    Hey you! I think you''re terrific. I love that you ar defining your own success based on yourself. I love your drive and enthusiasm. And I too love the redwwods of the Northern California coast! I love your smiles in the pictures you post too. I have two boys who are 6 and 10. Whew! Just keeping up with them is a chore. Anyway I wish you the best and good wishes and encoureagemnt so that you can reach your goals.
    Saffron
    5010 days ago
  • v MONICA_W
    Hey, it's me, the cute one! I just wanted to let you know I'm thinking of you. I hope you're having a good weekend, and have a great Thanksgiving this week too. Enjoy your boys while they're around for the holidays! Hope Grease went well too.
    Talk to you soon, Mon
    5062 days ago
  • v WENDIWU
    Mar...I think you are a great person and friend, and i am so happy to have found you on the message board. I think we will be able to meet our challenges together as long as we stick together and continue to support one another. I am so happy that you are finding out who you are. I am so very proud of you for what you have accomplished already!

    love ya

    wendi
    5075 days ago
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