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Goodbye 2020 and Hello 2021!

I've made many improvements since January 1, 2010, when I first joined SparkPeople, and I'm still working to be a better me. This program helps me to focus more on my health, and I have made many great SparkFriends whose strength, motivation, and encouragement have helped me along this life journey.

Thank you, SparkPeople!


Member Since: 1/1/2010

Fitness Minutes: 65,649

My Goals:
~ Maintain my goal weight and a normal BMI, which was reached March 31, 2020.
~ Learn to choose and eat heathier foods for a life-long lifestyle -- more vegetables and less sugar.
~ Take time for daily creative play.
~ Keep a positive attitude.
~ Be at peace with myself and my surroundings.


My Program:
~ Earn Spark points by using web search to access "The Daily Motivator" on greatday.com -- a wonderful resource!
~ Get at least 7 hours of sleep per night -- and try for 8!
~ Exercise for at least 30 minutes every day and average at least 45 minutes per day for the whole year.
~ Go for a walk at least 3 days per week.
~ Stay hydrated with at least 8 glasses of water a day.
~ Practice portion control without cutting out favorite foods.
~ Read Bible chapters, devotionals, motivational quotes, and positive articles daily.
~ Remember to be thankful for the progress I've made so far.



Personal Information:
~ I am a retired public librarian living in the hill country in Southcentral Texas.
~ I enjoy book arts, mixed-media collage, calligraphy, reading, poetry, gardening, and tea.
~ I have five grandchildren, ages 14-20, miss them terribly, and I look forward to seeing them again after my vaccination waiting period ends.


Other Information:
My word for the year 2021 is "Hope."

"Art washes away from the soul the dust of everyday life." ~ Pablo Picasso

"Let the beauty of what you love be what you do." ~ Rumi

"Age should never define your dreams." ~ Priyanka Gupta

“Live as if you were to die tomorrow. Learn as if you were to live forever.” ~ Mahatma Gandhi




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  • v HOBBESIS49
    Believe you can and you're halfway there.

    Theodore Roosevelt


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    10 days ago
  • v SKINNY2BSOON1
    Hope you have a wonderful Wednesday!!!!Sending you healthy vibes and warm weather ..
    Hugs.
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    12 days ago
  • v JUDITH316
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    And wish you a Blessed Evening & Week ahead...
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    14 days ago
  • v SKINNY2BSOON1
    Glad to hear everything is ok for you.We are suppose to get hit with another big snow storm will winter ever end not sure if we will ever see spring.Its been so cold.Its hard to walk on our country roads because of all the ice.GRRRR and been so cold.cant wait for warmer weather..
    Be safe.No big plans for us either..Feed the cats house clean and thats about it..Thats our lifes thes days...
    Have a good weekend.Hugs.
    16 days ago
  • v SKINNY2BSOON1
    Hi there ..Hope you had a good week have a wonderful weekend anything planned??
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    16 days ago
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