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My life has been a struggle. Two steps forward, sometimes five steps backwards. Basically in and out of physical accidents, emotional crisis, most bigger than life circumstances. It wears you down. How many times must I climb the mountain to finally stay there. Now is my final race,45 lbs up from a car accident. now healed after 12 1/2 years. Only to have perscription damage and go up 75 pounds-25 pounds at a time. Almost physically back to normal . Back to spark again where my cholesterol showed 35 points down when I was at my highest weight. Now I found out that I have a plak in a valve to my heart caused by the impact to the stiring wheel in that car accident. I am doing things to dissolve the calcium deposits in my front valve. But this is my last race, and my final one. I am trying to stay physically, emotionally, mentally, and spiritually stable.No more excuses to my self about whatever stress comes along and bing eating. This is serious! No more games. When I reach my goal, at the mountain top, I know I will get back so many things I have lost long ago, and I will try to just ignore the emotional hole I am trying to fill! I am a rock!!!

Member Since: 10/29/2011

Fitness Minutes: 15,287

My Goals:
I would like to finally conquer my fears, and keep my health stable. As well as growing stronger in faith by knowing God's Word.

My Program:
I am learning more about maintaining a healthy life style, as well as cooking healthier. I am learning to release my fears to god, so that I won't keep this pattern of mindless eating which leads to self destruction.

Personal Information:
I am the daughter of immigrant parents, first generation. I was born over seas in a city in Germany that was like a resort, because the whole city was a spa. My family has some members named after the bible. I am the grand daughter of Joseph, and the child of Mary. I guess I am glad I didn't have a child, because I would have named him Christ-short for Christopher-or Chris Christopherson, ha ha. My mom remarried a chef when I was fifteen years old. But I never paid atten-tion to cooking till I was on my own.

Other Information:
I live in Michigan where we have four seasons. What has been constant in my life is that animals have come into my life. I have done rescue. "But little did I know they were rescuing me. I am very empathetic, and it shows in my writings. My unconditional love was shared by my animals. And they say that humans can never know this, except thru God.

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  • v no profile image PIXIE-LICIOUS
    "Your dreams are calling to you right now, calling for you to begin living them in this very moment.
    Stop holding yourself back, and let yourself be all you know you can be."
    -- Ralph Marston
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    Thanks for commenting on my blog, "Back to Bootcamp!" Have a wonderful day!
    2419 days ago
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    Hi Eva,

    I love expressing the love of Christ to who ever will listen. I am really just trying to learn my way around this site. I try to send encouragement to the different forums and also on Facebook. I try to give my energy to that which matters most.

    The Lord has been so good to his people, and I just refuse to let past mistakes or failures define who I am, never let the past dicate what your future will be. I have a lot of people that ask me why I smile so much, it seems as if I don't have a bad day. My respone is, if you only knew my story and walked my path, then you would undertstand. I was once lost and didn't know my identity until Jesus found me, it was then that He told me who I was and to whom I belone to. So my SMILE is my weapon against satan and his predators.

    Believe it or not, a lot of people have passed away and never fulfilled their destiny, and their are people alive right now living a defeated life because of their own lies to themselve or negative attitudes about themselves. Do you know that satan is not our worst enemy, we are our worst enemy.

    We need to grab hold to the joy and freedom God has given us. And with the right attitude towards self we can live our best life, The bible tells us to learn to encourgae ourselfs in the Lord, but I just believe that the Lord will always provide for someone to come alone just as He did with you and I.

    He said that I will never leave you nor forsake you. Never to me means Never, and He is with us through each other. But we must be willing to Learn, Grow and Change. Just let go of anyone or anything that doesn't add to your growth.

    I was reading your blog, about the things you are doing with writing and inspiring-continue to let the Lord use you there. Never let mishaps, mistakes or missed steps derail your dreams. There are a lot of hurting people out there waiting to hear what you have to say and to add: He allowed you to go through what you went through and still be here to be a help and strength to someone else. The Lord Know and sees that when we stumble and fall, we may be bloody and bruised with broken bones, don't let that stop you. Just pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and push on toward the finish line.

    You know it was all God that allow me to meet you via Sparkspeople and now I have heard a portion of your story. Who would've ever thought, Isn't The Lord Awesome!!!!!!

    May the blessings of the Lord be with you always!!!!!
    2419 days ago
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    emoticon Thanks for visiting my Sparkpage. Where would we be if it wasn't for the grace and mercy of God??!! To know more about how God has helped me , you might want to read what I shared on my blog 'Are you hungry....'' and "personal information' on my sparkpage. God bless you!
    2419 days ago
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    Hi Genre009, I thank God that I can encourage someon else- When I saw your page and begin to read about the things you have encounter in your life, you blessed me as well. The Lord has truly been good to me- Yes, let me tell you -I have had my share of pain, hurt, rejections, lied to, you name it. There were times when I actually felt alone, But, God in the process of these things I have had to endure was only for my making in Christ.

    I have learned that in His Word it says-In order to rein with Him I must first suffer with Him. And in the mist of my suffering I discovered me and my relationship to Him. You see its never been about us, but all about Christ, I had to learn that there would be people in this life that would not like me or and may even hurt me. I had to tell myself I don't want to be one of them people, I needed to place my concern on the opinion of the person I see most-and that person was me. I had to make peace with whatever was causing me pain. In doing this I had to learn to be kind, Forgiving, and Patient, bcause the Lord helped me to realize that I deserved and was worthy of my own love and respect. When I begin to believe this with every ounce of my being, everything else fell into place for me.

    There is a lot of negativity in this world, but I have the power to choose who I spend my time with and around, the conversations I listen to, and the images I view. The Bible also says to guard your heart with all diligents and become aware of the inexhaustible supply of positivity that exists, its energy inriching and always the better the choice. I learned to uplift myself and others in the process.

    If you never remember any thing else, rememebr this: teachers are all around us, be ready to learn. Because the most important lessons you will learn in your life will not take place in a classroom. Your teachers will not all be professors, and experts etc. Some will show up in unlikely disguises, some will know you, and others you will meet. And guess what some will be old and wise, others will be young and curious. Some will even be an inspiring example, and some will be examples of what Not to do.

    But all will have something to teach that will enrich your life , if we are attentive students. My prayer everyday is that the Lord will continue to help me to Watch, Listen, and Learn. And remember that knowledge is never enough. it's what you do with what you learn.

    And yes, I do have challenges everyday, but the Lord promised me brand new Mercies every morning and thats why I have the Victory in His Name. I Love you, and thanks for being my friend. We will fight this good fight of faith together in Jesus Name.
    2420 days ago
    I would like to ask you if you can put my mother's name in a prayer request. She was just diagnosed with lymph cancer & is about to begin treatment.Her name is Michelle Gifford in Anchorage, Alaska... emoticon
    2420 days ago
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