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8/12/13 5:21 A

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Sorry that I missed your welcome...I am a mountain gal...Casar is located about 75 mile SE of Asheville (Hickory Morganton area).

Jean

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If you think you dare not, you don't.
If you'd like to win but think you can't,
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Life's battles don't always go
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But sooner or later, the man who wins
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Hi there and welcome! I am from your neighboring state of Ohio! Come to the Daily Chit Chat thread and get acquainted. We have a core group of gals that are absolutely awesome. Look forward to getting to know you!

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Hi Jean and WELCOME! What part of NC will you be going to? Ocean side, or mountain side? We love the Smoky Mt. area around Maggie Valley. We have family in TN so we often get down that way. Right now we're at Myrtle Beach in SC on a vacation with my daughter and her family. Great weather so far! I'm from Ohio, where it has rained since we left and our little nearby town is flooded!

Come to the daily chit chat thread on here and get acquainted with the other gals. There are a handful of us who check in there every day and chat! It's fun!

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7/11/13 10:52 A

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Hi, Jean and welcome. I'm looking forward to getting to know you. Good luck on your move. Hope all goes well. My sister lives in NC, not far from the ocean, and loves it. Once you get over the climate change, I'm sure you will to.

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.--Socrates
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7/11/13 9:36 A

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HI! My name is Jean and I am a 67 soon to be 68 years young. Even though I have cancer and maybe I should say because of lung cancer I try to live each day as if happiness consists of living each day as if it were the first day of my honeymoon and the last day of my vacation.

I am from northern WI but by mid August I will be returning to NC to be with my family. I keep my SP page up to date and would love to have you stop by!

Look forward to working to this team!

Jean

If you think you are beaten, you are.
If you think you dare not, you don't.
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It's almost certain you won't.
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7/3/13 10:07 P

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HI Connie! Nice to meet you! This is a great site, I agree! I'm pretty partial to this "Over 60" team, it was my first Spark Team and I have some really dear friends here.....several I've been lucky enough to meet in person! Come to the Daily Chit Chat thread and get acquainted! I'm Joyce from NE Ohio. I worked full time till I was 67 as a school secretary and only retired then because our retirement system was making a change in our insurance coverage that pretty much forced me to go then. I was SO sad, loved my job and was sure I'd never adjust, but it sure didn't take long. LOL


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6/25/13 11:33 A

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Hi Janet, and WELCOME. I'm Joyce from NE Ohio, currently in TN for a few days. LOVE it here, have cousins and GD's here and if I had my way would be living in the heart of the Smoky Mts. LOL

Come to the Daily Chit Chat Thread (click on team link on here, then on the Daily Chit Chat link) and get acquainted with the gals.

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6/25/13 5:41 A

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Pleased to meet everyone - I joined the site a couple of days ago and I'm still trying to find my way around!

I'm Janet, 65, from the UK.

I just got a bit of weight to lose - I was a lucky skinny person when I was young, who could eat anything and not put on weight. I assumed it would be like that for ever, but slowly, slowly, without me noticing, the pounds crept on, until I got a shock seeing my reflection in a shop window. So now I realize I can't take things for granted and have to work at it!

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Welcome Barbara! Nice to meet you! Heck, I'm 72 and don't really acknowledge I'm 65 yet! LOL

My name is Joyce and I live in NE Ohio. I have two daughters, two stepsons, 16 grandchildren and 13 great granchildren. Our granddaughter and her three month old son live with us, so this has been a whole new experience for us. WHEW! But it's fun.

We're both retired. I was an adm. asst. of a school district for 30 years. We love to travel. Visit TN a few times a year, two of our granddaughters live there. Going to Myrtle Beach next month, Disney next spring. Last fall I took my first flight and we went to Vegas, AZ and CA for a week. What fun that was!

Come to the Daily Chit Chat thread and get acquainted with some of the other gals. There's a core group of us that chat every day. Look forward to getting to know you!!

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Hi, I'm Barbara. I'm physically 64 but I just can't get my mind around the number yet. I guess I don't know what 64 should feel like mentally. I live in Colorado Springs and like most people here can see Pikes Peak and the Cheyenne Mountains from my yard. I'm recovering from some illnesses and surgeries that caused me to take early retirement from my job as a nursing assistant in a nursing home. For a while I was trying to get strong enough to go back to work, but now I'm just trying to stay healthy and active. I'm looking forward to getting to know you all and sharing the enjoyment of this journey with you.

The secret of change is to focus all of your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.--Socrates
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5/26/13 11:03 P

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Yaaaaay Paulette - so happy to see you here and I see you already found the chit chat thread, so you're all set. A great bunch of gals here and we're so happy to have you join us!

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Hi, I'm Paulette and I have been looking for an active team to jump in on and get fit with! I am from Nevada, the northern side of the state, by Reno.

I have packed on some weight since the loss of my boyfriend and I think I'm done feeling sorry for myself and I'm ready to get back to focusing on my weight loss journey. Hopefully I can reach my goals with the support from you guys.

~Paulette :) Fernley, NV-USA

~NEVER GIVE UP! Because to give up, is like giving in, and to give in, is like quitting and Winners never quit!

I, Paulette, pledge to do everything in my power to become healthier. I will watch the quality and quantity of my food. It will not be easy. I will be tempted. I will not make excuses. BUT, I will stay strong and continue to be focused because I deserve to be skinny and I am worth the work!


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5/19/13 9:58 P

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Hi Sheila and WELCOME to the group!! Come to the daily chit chat thread and get acquainted with the gals who post daily.

I cheat - I'm over 70, but since this was my first spark team, I refuse to leave! LOL Well, I AM over 60, right??

I use the food tracker a lot and the first thing I noticed when I first started was that when I was in "diet mode" I wasn't eating enough calories! Found it's just as important to eat enough as it is not to eat too many. Keep sodium and carbs within the recommended range - drink plenty of water and get as much walking and exercise in as you can! Good luck!!

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5/8/13 10:17 A

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Hi there, and WELCOME!!! Come to the daily chit chat thread and get acquainted. We have several who chat there every day!

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5/8/13 9:55 A

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Hello,

I have just joined. I am a retired grandmother from PA. I hope to find people to talk with who can help me lose weight!

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4/17/13 10:54 P

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We drive through there on our way to visit our cousins every time we go to PF. Sometimes we go into Cherokee NC and then across. There's such a beautiful overlook right near Johnson City that we always stop at and take pics. :-)

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Hi Joyce - we live in Telford, very close to Jonesboroug and Johnson City and about 30 min from Elizabethon! In the midst of the Smokies. Pigeon Forge is about 11/2 hours from us. We love living in the midst of the mountains - everywhere bend in the road here is a different beautiful view! emoticon

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4/17/13 4:25 P

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Hi Barb!

Where in TN do you live? If we ever move from Ohio, I can guarantee that TN is where we'd go. We love it there! The Smoky Mt. area is our favorite. We go to Pigeon Forge two or three times a year. We have granddaughters in Crossville and cousins in Elizabethton. We've been to Knoxville, Nashville and Memphis a few times, too.

Come join us on the daily chit chat thread....we all get together there every day.

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OK here's ANOTHER Barb! New to this team. Just started re-designing my teams an saw this one - live in TN, a transplant from CT 21/2 years ago. We love it here! The weather is more mild and that's what we like:) Looking forward to getting to know some of y'all! emoticon

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3/26/13 7:43 P

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Hi Liz and WELCOME!

If you're asking what I think about subscribing, I think it means you'll be notified if someone posts to that page. But not sure, since I see at the bottom of this post it has a place to check for that notification. Hmmmmm

Join us on the Daily Chit Chat thread, that's where we chat all the time. Good luck with the weight loss!!!

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3/26/13 11:12 A

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Well, hello "anaother Barb" and welcome to the team!!

You probably already read below who I am, so won't bore you with a repeat. LOL How's your weather? We're still waiting for spring here!

Sounds like you've been through a lot. Glad you've recovered from the stroke! That had to be scary. My first marriage ended after 32 years of being "controlled" and I'm happy to say that I found a wonderful man I've been married to for 18 years now. My kids and grandkids all love him, he's a very sweet, caring man.

Come join us on the daily chit chat thread. A few of us meet there daily just to chat.....

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Hi--I'm another Barb--now from Indianapolis, IN but lived in Kenmore (upstate) New York from birth to 12 years old. Went from feast to famine snow-wise, when moved at 12 to LA area--then came back to seasons at 16 here in IN.

I am 61 and will be 62 in July. Had a serious stroke just after turning 58, and am still getting my speech and physical things back. It's taking a while, but friends at church I joined soon after stroke say how much better I am doing today... .

I was divorced after an abusive 28-year marriage in 2004, but have three wonderful sons--the youngest just married last June. I also have some great grandsons through my eldest. I'm still working on putting my life back together in my Lord's plan for a hope and a future, and things are looking brighter...

I've been on SparkPeople since last March (2012) and found you all today...Have also been battling weight all my life...got down to 135 because of no appetite after stroke, stayed for two and a half years, then started gaining when I regained appetite. Got my energy back by the time I was 172 last March, and got down to 135 by August because lower weight helps keep diabetes and high blood pressure in check. This winter I got to goal weight of 145, and now I'm beginning to head again to summer weight of 135...

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Hi Barb!

Are you getting snow there? We had a couple inches overnight. I'm SO ready for spring!

I'm Joyce from NE Ohio - just about 35 miles east of Cleveland. I am 72 years old (but still stay with my dear friends on the Over 60 team - after all I'm still over 60, right?

I have 16 grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren. The 12th just arrived on 3-13-13. His mommy lives with us, so we have a newborn in the house. Keeps us young! LOL

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Hi there Evelyn and welcome to the team!!! Come meet the other gals on the daily chit chat thread. A great bunch of gals who have become dear friends. I've been fortunate enough to have met several of them in person and they are great people!

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Hi, I'm Evelyn from London, England. I'm a widow, I have three adult children, all married. Four cats and three guinea pigs. Since the death of my husband two years ago, I have been building myself a whole new life. I've been on SP for six months.

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Thank you, Joyce. I'm happy to be here - and your welcome is just perfect! I plan on being an active member of the team.

Shari - Los Angeles, CA

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And never regret anything that made you Smile.

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Hi Shari! Great to see you here!

I was in L.A. last October - my first trip out west, first time on a plane, in fact! We went to see Josh Turner at Club Nokia while there.

My name is Joyce and I live in NE Ohio where we've been battling lots of winter weather this month. Up until Feb. it was a pretty mild winter for us. They're threatening us with a nasty ice storm tomorrow! Sure hope that's wrong.

Sorry about your mother - I'm sure that's really difficult for you. My DH lost his mother last month. I lost mine when she was only 55.

Join us on the Daily Chit Chat thread and get acquainted with the gals. We have a great core group that chat every day.....here's the link:

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Good Morning! I'm new to our team, but not to SparkPeople. I've been MIA for a very long time, though. I live in Los Angeles, CA with my husband...and have grown children and tiny grandchildren. I'm in a down cycle right now because of the recent death of my mom. It's been less than a week, but on the day of her passing, ironically, I joined Weight Watchers because I needed to break the cycle of unhealthy mother/unhealthy daughter. Joining WW this week helped me focus on what was important...grieving over my mom's passing, helping my dad, etc., and not stuffing food into my mouth. My mother has a new birthday now...and I hope that I do too as I begin to change my bad habits and make that a tribute to what I learned from my mom. Make sense? I may not be saying it understandably, but it does make sense to me! I'm glad to be part of this team and hope that I can learn things from all of you as we support each other.
My name is Shari

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Shari - Los Angeles, CA

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South Georgia rarely gets snow....maybe once every 5 years or so. Today was gorgeous...sunny, about 70 degrees. We worked outside most of the day burning brush piles. I KNOW I burned some calories carrying wood, raking, etc. Was nice to be outside.

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Good girl Cheri - just takes a little exploration sometimes. LOL

We got a few inches of snow yesterday, but getting some sunshine today, so all is good. Can you find the Daily Chit Chat thread (I haven't been there yet this morning to see if you found it). If not, click on the Fun Loving People Over 60 link by "team" and find the Daily Chit Chat (sticky topic) and meet the other gals.

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I figured out how to have my name at the bottom. emoticon

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My name is Cheri. How do I make that show as a signature at the bottom of my posts?

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Hi there and welcome to the team!!! What's your name? I couldn't figure it out from your screen name. LOL Mine is Joyce and I live in NE Ohio where it is extremely cold and snowy. Join us on the Daily Chit Chat thread and acquainted with the other gals.

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I am a high school art teacher from southwest Georgia. I turn 60 in less than a month. This looks like a fun team to join. I started Spark at the first of the year. I am very motivated. I am married with three daughters and eight grandchildren.

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Hi Krys and WELCOMEto the Over 60 team! We have a great bunch of gals here to love to chat, compare notes, recipes, ideas, family fun - whatever comes to mind each day. It's fun how one offhand comment will spark a full day's conversation sometimes. :-)

I'm Joyce from NE Ohio - retired after 30 years in a school system as a sec. to supt. I have 16 grandkids and 11 great grandkids with #12 and #13 on the way. They keep us busy. One granddaughter lives with us and she is having a baby early in March, so we're busy getting a nursery ready. Gonna be a challenge with a newborn in the house at my age! LOL

I like to garden, crochet, and travel with my DH and other family members. TN Smoky Mts. is our favorite area, but we've been a lot of places, including my first air flight last October to Vegas, CA and Grand Canyon! Never too old to try something new!

Come to the daily chit chat thread and get acquainted!!

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Hi,
My name is Krys and I've been using Sparkpeople for a couple of years now, off and on. This has been the first time of actually sending a post.

I was born and raised in Detroit, MI but have been living and enjoying my life in Richmond, VA for the past 18 years, with a wonderful husband of 40 years. I also have two great sons and daughters-in-law.

I'm currently semi-retired, having been laid off over a year ago, but am enjoying my time at home with gardening, reading, volunteering, crocheting prayer shawls for my church, and have recently started up a greeting card business, where I create unique, one of a kind cards. In between, I am actively job hunting for something part time.

I have more time to enjoy Sparkpeople now and am getting used to finding my way around this website. I love to review and try some of the recipes and fitness ideas. This past year, I have taken control over my health, losing weight by eating better and have reached my first goal in 2012 of losing 25 lbs. and getting off all my medication [only 2] - but that was the big one for me.

For 2013, I plan to continue my weight loss, and here's another biggie - lose 35 lbs. I am mind set to do it, but I know I'll fail some days...but that's okay. I'll keep on trying until I get it done.

Thank you for listening and I pray you all have a great day.


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WELCOME Peggy! We have another Peggy on the team who splits her time between NY and FL. I'm Joyce from NE Ohio, near Cleveland/Akron. I have two daughter, two stepsons, sixteen grandchildren and great grandchild #12 arriving in March.

I swear, I looked at your Spark Page and you and I could be sisters! LOL

Come join us on the Daily Chit Chat thread and get acquainted - a great group of gals there. Here's the link:

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My name is Peggy from Colorado & was 65 in May. My husband & I were married 6 years ago Aug. 27th. June 2010 my husband was diagnosed with esophageal cancer. I have 3 adult children & 3 step children & we both have grandchildren & great grandchildren.

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You're most welcome! Happy New Year to you and best of luck on your weight loss journey!!

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12/31/12 5:45 P

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Thanks so much for all of your help. I was able to see what you were talking about and when I begin tracking food I will follow your instruction. I also changed the ticker and hope it worked.

Wishing all here a wonderful New Year this evening and tomorrow I begin my weight loss journey so I'm going to sail away. LOL

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Nancy - hope this helps:

To change your ticker, there is a red "edit your ticker" underneath the ticker. OR you can go to the start page, click on weight tracker tab at left, change your weight and it automatically will show on your ticker. I think you can probably also do it from your Spark page, that is where you can change the pattern, etc.

On the food tracker, under the date, to the left of the water consumption there's a "tracker options" tab. You can opt to enter your own foods rather than using the food plans. Then you have a blank tracker, and you can "search" what you've eaten and use that. If you find what you want, click on add to tracker, but first click on "add to favorites" and then you can build your list of favorites so you don't have to search for everything. You can also enter your own food by clicking the "ADD A FOOD" tab, then "add food not listed" and enter all the information off the food label.

The spark points are something you accumulate and then can purchase "goodies" to send to friends or give yourself on the spark pages.

Hope this helped.

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12/31/12 1:44 P

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A couple of questions - how do I change my ticker?

I looked at the tracker. What if I don't eat their menu or their alternatives? Is there a space for me to write in my meals.

I'm slowly trying to learn this site - lots of great information.

What do the spark points mean after you accumulate so many.

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12/30/12 8:03 P

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Thanks for writing back and answering my question. I am learning new things about SparkPeople everyday and appreciate when people write back to help me out.

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Hi Nancy and welcome to the team!

A sticky topic is one that leader tags to keep it at the top of the list. Find the Daily Chit Chat thread and come join us there - that's where we all meet to chat every day.

Not sure about the challenge thread, haven't looked at that in awhile, maybe the leader, GracieC can help you with that. Send her a spark mail.

Look forward to getting acquainted! I'm Joyce, from NE Ohio and really should be in the 70's groups now - but I love these gals....LOL

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12/30/12 3:17 P

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Hi I am new to the area for 60's and look forward to chatting with all of you.

I have some questions - what is a sticky topic?

How do I join a challenge? I see where to click but nothing happens when I do this.


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