2BDYNAMIC
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Love doing all i can for my body-want to make it last.



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“Whatever you are doing, keep it up!” Those were the words of my rheumatologist 20+ years ago after being diagnosed with an autoimmune disorder called ‘ankylosing spondylitis.’ X-rays revealed my spine to be 100% fused, with pain and stiffness.

I defied the doomsday diagnoses given by an orthopedist 35 years ago, “Be prepared to be disabled and in a wheelchair by the time you are in your forties!”

To that I replied, ‘NO I won't! So, in keeping with my rheumatologist’, I did what he recommended. I stayed mobile and kept moving! I am now 74 and worked full time, in very physically demanding job—and retired in my 70th year.

The awful prophecy did not come to pass, as the Dr. Grim said. I never made plans for anything but happiness and a fulfilled life—and that is what has come to pass!

I love retirement, except I found a new career which is writing! I have added Author to my nursing career. More below.



Member Since: 2/24/2012

Fitness Minutes: 126,928

My Goals:
October.....Made a personal challenge that's right for me. Plan to keep doing what works at any age And that is stay mobile keep moving! A body in motion keeps me well. No need for doctor visits except for my yearly checkup!


My Program:
I've always loved fitness and living an active life. I enjoy walking, dancing, and lots of weight bearing and strength training exercise. I look for ways to keep the fun in fitness! Variety keeps it enjoyable and Rewards me with so many health benefits!




Personal Information:
I am married happily for 42 years and we live in Eugene, Oregon
2020 has been a challenging year--no question about it. But through the turmoil, I am proud to say i added Author to my life's accomplishments--and my memoir, "It Happened at Dawn" was published in January of 2020. I am currently writing my second book, which is nearly finished.


I graduated from the Institute of Children's Literature in Reading, Connecticut.
Have a son and two daughters and five granddaughters.
Also two adorable parakeets named BeeGee and Simi. They make our house a happy hone!



Other Information:
I also writing fun and inspiring blogs on spark people.
And believe it or not, I enjoy being a senior citizen and love the silver lining that I have found after retirement.
Retirement actually is not in my vocabulary as I am just as busy as when I was still working! Wouldn't change it for the world!
ALSO-My second book-"You Don't Have to Be a Star to Shine" is published: January of 2021.




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  • v WOMANATWORK1
    Thanks for the goodie!!!
    3092 days ago
  • v COLETTEISGREAT
    No, I don't get spark points for my $300 of shopping. LOL. But, I did get 4 pairs of pj pants, 2 sports bras, 2 spanx equivalent, a long sleeved shirt, a belt, and a pair of tall heeled boots! Gotta love customer appreciation days where everything is 20-30% off!
    3093 days ago
  • v DEBBYFROMMT
    Jan, you are a nut! LOL! I would love to see a video of you crocheting! Or knitting, or whatever!
    3093 days ago
  • v TIG123GER
    Sounds like I found some GREAT friends here! Jan, I get your team question now - if I understand correctly (and I did obsess about it a bit), you are automatically part of the team once you buy the book and activate yourself on their special site. So you're good!

    I have some catching up to do on the blogs but sounds like you are a hoot! DISAPPEARING1's doggie pic caught my eye and here we all are. Can't wait to see where this all goes.

    My hope is to get to my collage this weekend and to really lay out some plans so I can move on to Chapter 3 - didn't feel I could move on until I did my homework! LOL
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    3094 days ago
  • v TIG123GER
    What do you mean by "join this team" - which team?
    3094 days ago