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By learning to eat healthier, hopefully I will be healthier, and reap some of the rewards by accomplishing that. I love walking and biking. I also enjoy the outdoors, volunteering, being with friends and a few of my family, reading, doing puzzles. I am just learning to enjoy these things again after a long period of doing none of these due to health, and circumstances in my life. I am hoping to be able to start "living" again, and feel I am off to a good start by joining Sparkpeople, for I feel a new "spark" in my life that has not been there for a very long time.

Member Since: 5/3/2013

Fitness Minutes: 180,955

My Goals:
Since I've joined SP, I have been able to accomplish some of these goals that I have listed..I've lost 7 lbs., and am maintaining. I am eating so much healthier, eating some foods that I never thought I ever would. My exercise minutes has gone up, and I am really feeling so much healthier. (These were my goals when I joined SP.... to lose 7 lbs., learn healthier eating, build walking to 10,000 steps a day, and overall, take better care of myself, as I have learned, that no one can do it for me!!


My Program:
Walking everyday, (slowly increasing), logging into SP everyday, eating required amounts daily, daily readings, rewarding myself if I do a "good" job, organize something in my life, whether big or small, personal, or otherwise.



Personal Information:
My name is Barb. I am 68 (as of 2020) , divorced, and have no children. I am, however, a foster grandma to 125 fifth graders. This is my fourth year, & I have found it to be one of the best things to happen to me in a long, long time. I cannot tell you how much those kids have done for me. Compared to a few years ago, my life has turned around completely-all for the best. Meeting & becoming friends here on SP has also made a HUGE difference in my life...I never thought it was possible to have so many caring, supportive friends. Some have become like "sisters" to me..


Other Information:
I am from East Grand Forks, MN. Even though it can be "bitterly" cold in the winter, I love living here and enjoy all 4 seasons!
I love to go biking, enjoy walking, working out, being outdoors, flowers, reading, spending time with friends, volunteering, going to rummage sales & thrift stores, and I love football, and hockey, and am an avid fan of MN VIKINGS & MN WILD!!
I also love to read Mysteries (James Patterson, Patricia Cornwell, John Sanford just to name a few)




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    emoticon ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ Waving Hello ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~
    ~ Wishing You a MARVELous Moonday ~&~ a WOOOHOOO WONDERfilled Week ~
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ BLESSings ~ ALLways ~ Deby ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    "We are at our very best, and we are happiest, when we are fully engaged in work we
    enjoy on the journey toward the goal we've established for ourselves. It gives meaning
    to our time off and comfort to our sleep. It makes everything else in life so wonderful,
    so worthwhile." ~ Earl Nightingale

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    There is nothing wrong w/you as the self. It is what it is to perfection. It is the mirror that is not clear & true, and therefore, gives you false images. Sri Nisargadatta Maharaj
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    1 hour ago
  • v CATLOVER110
    “Wherever you go, no matter what the weather, always bring your own sunshine.” – Anthony J. D’Angelo emoticon
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    emoticon Barb!

    “Your Monday morning thoughts set the tone for your whole week. See yourself getting stronger, and living a fulfilling, happier and healthier life.” ~~~~Germany Kent~~~

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    5 hours ago
  • v BARBIE176
    emoticon just stopping by with some inspiration for your new week. “You’ve got to get up every morning with determination if you’re going to go to bed with satisfaction.” —George Lorimer So, here is to getting up every morning this week with determination and going to bed with satisfaction! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

    11 hours ago
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