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dso & I scuba diving the Carribean Nov 2006

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Brad and I at the Grand Canyon 10/2009

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It is all about the journey- taking time to smell the flowers, see the bunnies, hear the birds....!!

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Life holds many unknowns...It is my prayer that when life's storms come my way...that I may learn to DANCE IN THE RAIN!!!

I want to challenge myself to live in the moment...we can't speak for tomorrow, but at least we have TODAY!

The things I like to do to manage stress is...
biking the trails, riding my stairstepper to 80's , exercise videos, playing with my American Eskimo & Scottish Terrier, quiet evenings watching movies with my dso, Saturday lunhes with my mom at the Tea Room, quilting, hot relaxation baths in my jetted tub with guided imagery by BelleRuth Napersteck, and inspirational devotionals that keep me inspired with hope. God made me. That makes me special. I have to remember that.

Everyday is a special part of the journey...

Member Since: 4/5/2008

Fitness Minutes: 1,267

My Goals:
Lose 30 pounds by 6/18/2010
Size 9
I am size 12 now.
sw- 3/14 178 lb
4/18 -168
5/18 -158
6/18 -148

My Program:
Breakfast every morning with protein

1500 calorie day
Protein 50-100 grams
Carbs 50-100 grams
Fats 20-25 grams

Exercise of cardio and weight training 5 days week

Personal Information:
Hi! I live in Springfield, Missouri and have since 1980. I came from Indiana to go to college and liked it so well that I moved here. All of my immediate family trickled down here over the years. Great to have family support nearby.
I have a loving, significant other, still here after 23 years. He is my strength and inspiration, living life to the fullest each day. He's my hero.
I want to live healthy for myself and also to enhance my quality of life and health with him.

Other Information:
I have a Scottish Terrier, Fergie, and an American Eskimo, Angel.
I started a quilting club with my oldest best friends to make quilts for sick children. What a blessing it has been!
Quilt Club name: Sister's of Jabez.
I have worked as a Health Care Administrator for the past 15 years, currently in Hospice.

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    I miss seeing you around! I hope everything is going well!
    ~ Treszka
    4013 days ago

    Comment edited on: 8/4/2010 12:39:19 PM
    hello my dear Friend! I hope everything is going great with you and Brad. I was just thinking about you because I'm leaving for Puerto Vallarta this Saturday and I you mentioned it that you guys will probably head down to Cancun in the Fall... Wish you all the best!
    ~ Treszka
    4013 days ago
  • v AXIS_ME
    Happy holiday! Wanted to stop by and say hello and to let you know I am outta here for a week. We are leaving today to go to ft. worth and then on up to ok. to see my daughter, grandson, and father and step mother. we are taking an ice chest full of gulf shrimp up to brother in law's house in ft. worth for next weekend tonight, get a motel room and in the morning head on over to lawton ok. ( little town outside of Lawton called Indiahoma) to see my old dad and step mother for a few hours, the we go on up to nw ok to see my daughter and grandson and son in law. We will be there from tues evening thru friday morning and head back down to ft. worth to have that shrimp with dh's family and then come on back home either on sunday or monday.
    You have a wonderful weekend and holiday! I will see you when I get back. Love ya! Diana

    4079 days ago
  • v AXIS_ME
    Hi Phyllis! emoticon I have missed you. I took awhile off but am back now. Hope things have been going great with you. Diana
    4176 days ago
  • v no profile image CECEWRITER
    Hi Phyllis-wanted to pop in and say hello and Happy 2010-Girl!
    4218 days ago
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