SPARKLINGME176
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3-29-21 This is another "AT GOAL" photo, taken 9-27-14. Helping me 'get real' again! 15#'s to it!



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Lovely Egret at the nature Preserve! 3-2021



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1-1-2021 LUCY pup, says Happy New Year!


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I am a 3rd generation performing marionette artist. I am learning to live life to it's fullest, no matter what comes my way. My childhood sweetheart & I are still loving each other & the world, since High school! I am Blessed!!!!! I have found Walking our beautiful doggie; & hiking in nature is SO fun! I crave it! Also; Sheppard Pilates & Zumba DVD's OR SP Nicole's 12 minute seated core workout; Swimming, I garden in our paradise pool area! Bringing in the fairy's & angels & unicorns! I 'play' in our park, on the swings, in the sprinklers, etc. My body now REQUIRES movement! I try for 200 exercise minutes, daily AND 200 Spark points. I am a better performer because of Spark People! I thank God, the Angels, AND Spark People, daily for my amazing life! My new quote: "BE THE HEALTH YOU WANT WITH WHAT YOU HAVE TO WORK WITH, & I WILL, TOO!" My new song: GOOD VIBRATIONS, by the Beach Boys. Helps me when I'm 'down'.

My life is taking a new lovely turn! Chris of Spark People suggests we volunteer! (with the pandemic, I haven't performed since 2-1-2020) As of 2-2018 I am doing that, it is SO special & rewarding, I am performing my marionettes for a local nature center! I love it, so inspiring for me & the amazing audiences! A perfect place for me to grow & focus on goals. They happen about every other month @ my favorite hiking spot using my marionettes to teach about nature! It IS magical! I am so Blessed & grateful for these experiences. I am enjoying watching my life unfold in this way! Meeting new friends & playing with like minded people!

My 'regular' job is helping my DH with his lovely small business. I am learning SO many new things & thrive because of it! His business is BLOOMING!!! Yeah! I love him so much! He is doing much better, as far as walking. Has the perfect PT doctor!


Member Since: 3/16/2012

Fitness Minutes: 369,836

My Goals:
I reached my goal weight (3-16-2013 1 year exactly since I joined SP)! NOW, I am learning how maintain my weight & (almost) doing it, with Spark People!! I am stronger & more vibrant! I am thriving & Chris Downie is helping me be my most beautiful, healthiest, energized, whole self! I want to continue to learn to maintain my weight AND my health, easily & with lot's of FUN!! I choose to be an example of what good health looks like! I have been yo-yoing with about 20# now for almost 3 years, I am sort of ok with it & once I am not, I KNOW I will get back to goal & stay there! As of 3-16-21 (my 9th SPaversary, I am reignited!) But I am SO healthy & confident, I am jumping for joy!


My Program:
Following SparkPeople & my own inner good judgement! I have learned to keep my healthy lifestyle, together, EVEN under the MOST stress! I love moving & creating fun & joy where ever I go! Green drinks & energizing foods! I find stress happens in our worlds, all the time. It appears when we least expect it! It is how we handle every single decission, 1 at a time, that creates the out come that is our life. SP has helped me create & share the world I want to live in!



Personal Information:
I am SO blessed to be alive & living in a world with my Spiritual support, DH, my family & friends & my Sparkling friends! I am still Sparking to help support other "Sparkers"! I have found my healing, physically, spiritually & emotionally, here & want to share it with you, if I can! SP is my ONLY social network. Being an example is the ONLY way I can help anyone, else! It is up to each of us to find our own way. SP offers us the tools! Choose what works for you & share your findings with the world!


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"YOUR NEW BEGININGS ARRIVE WITH HOPES & DREAMS, THE BEST OF INTENTIONS, & THE RUFFLE OF WINGS." from An Angel by Your Side, daily calendar.
Happy, healthy life everyone! Together we can do ANYTHING!!!!




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  • v SPARKFRAN514
    Happy 10 month Sparkversary thank you for my goodies to celebrate my Sparkversary. looking forward to supporting each other as continue on our journey I am going to pick up my luggage and move down the road to my next stop!
    Thank you again for the goodie
    3012 days ago
  • v SPARKLINGME176
    Congrats on your 10 month Sparkaversary! You can do this! You are doing this, you DID this! 4 pounds to goal! ZUMBA nerd extraordinaire! You ROCK!

    I love you!
    *~L emoticon plus emoticon = SUCCESS!
    3012 days ago
  • v MEXGAL1
    thank you so much for your offer of a new heating pad but we can't have anything sent into Mexico as the duty would be awful plus where we live it would never arrive as we live where we do not even get mail. but you are so sweet to offer. my DH is going to the states and will bring one back for me.
    you are a sweetie.
    3012 days ago
  • v MRSSCHENCK
    *~LIGHT,
    So glad to hear from you! You're looking great. I need to catch up on your blogs. From first glance, it looks like you're doing as great as you look!
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    3012 days ago
  • v CASEYTALK
    The Wii has been great fun and I highly recommend it for working out. I have several programs I use. Just Dance is the one my family and I are using now and it's hillarious that we all get lined up and doing funky dance steps. Thank heavens no one can see us!

    Find a kid in your neighborhood who can help you connect it. You won't regret it.

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    3015 days ago