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Christmas Day 2010. Me and my Honey

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My brother Rex and Wife Claire..Celebrating 30 yrs. of marriage

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Pickled Peaches. My older sister Carolyn and my Mom


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Hi, I'm a 70 year -old with 5 grown children ,9 grandkids, 7 great grandkids and 1 Dachshund, 1yorkie mix & 7 cats (rescued)I have a wonderful kind husband of many years(46). I am finally retired from over 30 years nursing (RN. I need to get a lot more fit and leaner by at least 30 pounds. Sparkpeople has been a great site. I have made many spark friends and have been inspired by them all.

Member Since: 10/8/2009

Fitness Minutes: 1,398

My Goals:
I started Jan.09 with 105 lbs. to lose (225 lbs. on my 5ft. frame). I still have a long way to go at least 30 more lbs. (I'll know when I get there.)

I want to become a lot more active and physically fit.

My Program:
I am doing low carb to control my diabetes.

I am walking with my FitBit.
I joined local gym...Now I just need to go. :o).

Personal Information:
My mission statement: I will not run away from my dreams because of fear of what might happen. I will have faith that no matter what comes my way that with God...all things are possible...I can overcome.
I will strive for peace and joy in all my relationships. I will strive to live a healthy lifestyle. I will strive to be considerate and humble with others. I will strive to live everyday with a grateful/thankful heart. I will try to live in the moments of my life...knowing very well that all of us are only a breath away from eternity.
My name is Jo...just jo.

Other Information:
Not sure where I got this:
"We can accumulate so much "stuff", that it weighs us down like a load of bricks on a pack mule. We spend more time buying, cleaning, and maintaining our stuff, than we do enjoying the simple pleasures like time with family and friends, the roof over our heads, and a hot meal to apprecite. It's surprising how lightening the load of our "stuff" can actually lighten our hearts as well. Something to think about"
**I have finally done the above quote. We have downsized our life from acres of land and a big 3,000+ house. I'm loving it.

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  • v JENNY712
    emoticon emoticon JESUS LOVES YOU! emoticon emoticon
    3119 days ago
  • v JENNY712
    "Merry Christmas" HUGS! Jenny

    "Christmas Candy Cane Poem about Jesus"

    "Look at the Candy Cane
    What do you see?"
    More at: http://ministry-to-children.com/candy-cane
    3152 days ago
  • v JENNY712
    Hello! Hope and pray all is well. Back for now. I have been away a lot as a love one has been very ill and I Praise God for the good improvements. God is able. yes, I have been at there at another town a few hundred miles from my home and had no computer to use, except when I would go to town and use the library computer. Hope you are have a blessed week. HUGS Jenny emoticon "Merry Christmas"
    3155 days ago
  • v JENNY712
    "Happy Thanksgiving" Hello and hope you are doing well! HUGS! Jenny emoticon

    A wonderful Thanksgiving Bible verse:
    1 Corinthians 15:57 But thanks be to God, which giveth us the victory through our Lord Jesus Christ. K.J.V. in Public Domain
    3173 days ago
  • v --KREN
    WELCOME HOME JO! Good to see you back online. Visit us at BW team. Karen
    3194 days ago
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