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Me & my Paso Fino horse El Salvador



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A HUGE picture of me with my friend Janet a couple of months after the twins were born.


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Hi! I'm Angela, and I'm 60 years old. I'm from London, England, but now reside in Ohio. I'm a wife, mother of five, and grandmother of one gorgeous granddaughter! I have been a Spark member since 2006, and this site has changed my life! I am so much more conscious of my eating habits now, and regular strength training & cardio is keeping my body strong and fit! My husband David & I are getting in shape together!

I am focusing on developing lean muscle and bringing my body fat percentage down. I suffer with mild arthritis in my hips and a bulging disc in the lumbar region sometimes causes pain in my legs, but trying to follow an anti-inflammatory low carb diet helps in a great way to keep it under control.

I am a trail guide at a 4,000 acre Christian ranch in Jewett, Ohio. There are around 100 horses there, including my own Paso Fino named El Salvador! I am still in the process of training him to become my trail guiding horse. Update: We moved to Virginia in 2019, so my trail guiding is on hold. I have donated El Salvador to the ranch, where he continues to live with the herd.

My big hobby is metal detecting, and I take my hobby very seriously! I am fascinated with anything old, and my aim when 'dirt fishing' is to find historical artifacts, especially old coins. I will dig ANYWHERE (with permission)!

I am also an avid photographer, with a keen interest in nature and astrophotography. You can view my Flickr Photostream here: http://www.flickr.com/photos/truebritgal/





Member Since: 10/18/2006

Fitness Minutes: 84,097

My Goals:
To become physically fit, and to lose weight in order to feel comfortable in my clothes, and comfortable with myself!

To make smart, healthy eating choices. When I''m lean and healthy, I feel more confident and outgoing, and my energy is boundless!


My Program:
I track my workout routine with my Apple Watch. I love to run/walk/hike on the treadmill with iFit trainers, and strength train at home at least three times a week, using weights, stability ball, and resistance band. I also enjoy working out to exercise DVDs, especially Leslie Sansone's walk-at-home series, and Turbo Jam! The Firm workouts are also favorites.



Personal Information:
My name is Angela, and I'm 60 years old. I was born and raised in England, but have lived in Ohio for many years. I'm a Christian, married to David and we've been together for 33 years. We have five children, all grown up. My husband is so loving, patient and supportive, and I thank the Lord for him constantly! We do everything together, including working out and following a healthy diet.


Other Information:
I have let things slide and need to get back into shape. This is the year I hope to drop to my goal weight. I have about 10 lb to lose and muscle to gain!




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  • v OKBACK2MEAGAIN

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    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. Ten teams 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.

    If you would like to be a member of this challenge you can copy and paste the link below, or click on my username to leave me a message or you can click on the “BLUE BIGGEST LOSER” Icon on my Spark page. Join the team and sign up for the next challenge on the Spring Challenge Waitlist thread. To get to my Sparkpage or reply click on my username.
    sparkpeople.com/myspark/grou
    ps_individual.asp?gid=25339 or search Biggest Loser Winter Challenge ALL Teams.
    552 days ago
  • v no profile image WALKERDUDE
    Just added you as a friend here on Spark. If you want to be Fitbit friends add me here and PM me and I'll give you my Fitbit link to add me there
    1864 days ago
  • v MIAOWMIAOWZ
    Hey there! Glad to see you're still here! Congrats on the 17lb weightloss :) I had gained some back but I'm getting back on track. I Forgot how hard it was getting started exercising again lol sooo sore all the time!
    2460 days ago
  • v NATPLUMMER
    I'm Natalie one of the Leaders of the C25K- Running for Beginners Team. I just wanted to welcome you and invite you to participate on the boards and in the challenges. If you have any questions feel free to post on the boards or shoot me a SparkMail. Happy running!

    2526 days ago
  • v CINDILP
    Welcome to Funny I Don't Feel 50 or 60, Its All Good.
    Cindi
    Team Leader
    3469 days ago
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