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Hi, I'm Sheila and I have enough bad habits that I want to replace with some good ones. I found SparkPeople and joined on Dec. 30, 2008 and I have great hope that this will help me achieve my goals.

SparkPeople has really motivated me. Tracking how much food I eat and how much water I drink, seeing the stretching, upper and lower body exercises, and tracking cardio and other goals I have set have all been great tools for me.

Update: I have lost 30 lbs. in 19 weeks! I love SP. It really works!!! I hit a plateau, but keep looking forward. Lost a little more, then hit another plateau. Being part of different SparkTeams has really given me the accountability and encouragement I need.

I know that it is by the Grace of God that I have been able to stick with this program. I pray that I can be a good example for others as well.

Member Since: 12/30/2008

Fitness Minutes: 3,242

My Goals:
My goals are to learn how to eat right, even though we have little money for groceries right now. Another goal is to get more exercise, even if it is just going for walks. I know that ultimately God is in control and I just need to keep the faith! I can do this!!!

My Program:
SP is working for me. I thank God I found it.

* I drink my 8 cups of water every day .

* I track everything I eat (knowing how many calories and fat is in some food really keeps me from eating it or much of it).

* I'm walking more and doing more exercise.

* I'm eating 3 meals and 3 snacks per day.

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I am in Simi Valley, California and love it here!

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I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.
Phillipians 4:13

The power we receive in union with Jesus Christ is sufficient to do his will and to face the challenges that arise from our commitment to doing it. He does not grant us superhuman ability to accomplish anything we can imagine without regard to his interests. As we contend for the faith we will face troubles, pressures, and trials. As they come, ask Christ to strengthen you.

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    Hi! Thanks for the encouragement! I belong to 24 Hour Fitness - do you? Linda Ellen & I met there for a class the other morning and it was fun having a partner in crime. Let me know if you're a member and maybe we could all meet for a class :) Kim
    4295 days ago
    Hi Sis! Susie finally persuaded me to come on here and I set up an account and page, even though it looks a little lacking in Y Chromosomes . . . emoticon
    Congrats on losing 30 lbs! That is so awesome! emoticon Now tough it out for those last few pounds!!!

    - JJ
    4339 days ago

    Comment edited on: 6/1/2009 6:29:33 PM
    Congratulations for losing 30 pounds. emoticon
    4351 days ago
  • v LOUISE1238
    Thanks for your comment on my page, Sheila. Lots of librarians (and former librarians!) become writers. Makes sense since we're the folks who love to read! If you're not already acquainted with SCBWI (The Society for Children's Book Writers and Illustrators), check out their site: for good "nuts and bolts" info on writing for children. Good luck! Suzanne
    4371 days ago
    Do you by any chance have a sister that is involved with Spark too? In any event, I am sorry I didn't welcome you sooner. But anyone who can post a picture of hersself with that goofy hat on is my kind of people! We3lcome and please write if there is any way at all that I can help you.
    4377 days ago
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