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On Monday, August 21, 2017, all of North America will be treated to an eclipse of the sun.

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Going 5 or 6 days a week. Lovin' it!

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"God gave us the Gift of Life; it is up to us to give ourselves the gift of living well." Voltaire

What a freedom I have once again to take charge of my life and to dedicate it to the Glory of God!

"I beseech you therefore, brethren, by the mercies of God, that you present your bodies a living sacrifice, holy, acceptable to God, which is your reasonable service." -- Rom 12:1

"And do not be conformed to this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind, that you may prove what is that good and acceptable and perfect will of God." -- Rom 12:2

Member Since: 12/18/2006

My Goals:
Goal to lose 296 to 155 by Oct 2017

To learn how to eat healthy again and develop the habit for a lifetime

To control my Type 2 Diabetes. Done.

My Program:
--FOOD TRACKER is back & helping.

--1000 calories a day with exercise at least 5-6 times a week going to the YMCA.

--- 8 glasses of water per day.

--Low sodium,, and low carbs and low calories

--Learning about Portion control.

--Eating good portions of fruits and veggies everyday.

Personal Information:
Married to Cheryl for 47 years.

Our married life has changed dramatically since her double knee replacement 5 years ago.

She's got chronic pain which keeps her up most nights.

But in spite she hangs in there, working a full time job & keeping up with the grandkids.

2 Daughters and 1 Son-in-Laws & an ex-son-in-law.

5 Grandchildren: Makayla, Shelby, Jaden & Gabe and Brooks

Pastored 6 churches over 33 years. Stepped out in 2007 to see ministry continuing as a College Adjunct Instructor which I am still doing. I am now celebrating 10 years teaching!

Has an earned Bachelor in Bible (71) Master of Divinity (98) and a Doctorate of Ministry (02).

College Adjunct Instructor at Cowley County Community College since 2008.

I teach Philosophy, Sociology, Psychology and Marriage and Family presently. In the past I have taught Public Speaking, Cultural Anthropology, Persuasion in Society, Gospel of John, Human Sexuality and Geography. I

Other Information:
Am looking forward to succeeding in 2018!!!

With Type 2 Diabetes I can manage this with diet, exercise and medication. I will never get rid of it or control it but I can manage it. It was diagnosed by a doctor in Feb 2016. Presently I am celebrating 2 years after it was discovered. I feel much better now. Eating the right foods, exercising at least 5 times a week and taking the Metformin.

April 2016: Went to Diabetes Ed class. Some things good and some things not so good.

June 2017. Went to TCOYD Seminar in KC

Jun 2017: A1C 5.7 down from 12.4 on Jan 2016. Normal is 4.1 - 5.6 A1C Mar 2017 5.8

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