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I am 68 years old, a mom of three amazing grown boys, two daughter-in-laws, and one girlfriend, a grandmother of an 9 year old granddaughter, a 7 year old grandson, a 2 yr old grandson, a 9 month old granddaughter and a 22 yr. old step grandson, a wife of 49 years, a passionate & retired special education teacher of 36 years, and a devoted sister, mother-in-law, sister-in-law, aunt, niece, and friend. In July of 2010, I completed the San Francisco 1/2 Marathon with some dear friends. I completed the HM in Palm Springs in Feb. 2012. I wasn't speedy, but I bettered my time from my HM in San Francisco. My goal is to remain healthy, maintain a healthy weight, and continue a happy, spontaneous, nutritious, and active lifestyle by continuing to walk/jog regularly, practice yoga at a studio and at home, swim in the summer, and play with my grand kids.
I live in Southern California in an old but growing community located in a valley below the San Bernardino mountains on the edge of the lower desert, west of Palm Springs. My husband and I have lived and raised our boys in our current home (previously his grandparents retirement home) for 45 years.


Member Since: 6/10/2011

Fitness Minutes: 250,892

My Goals:
Now that I understand the Spark program more completely I can set better goals:
*I will exercise at least 5 days a week.
*I will drink 8 glasses of water each day.
*I will walk/jog 4-5 times per week.
I will practice yoga at the studio 3-5 times per week.
*I will track my walk/jog miles and exercise minutes daily.
*I will track my food and nutrients periodically to stay on track.
*I will read inspirational meditations and pray each morning.....no excuses....positive outlook.
*I will stay active, productive, and engaged in life every day.
*I will show GRATITUDE in my thoughts and actions.


My Program:
I am diving full speed into the Spark program and determined not to get discouraged or deterred from my goals.



Personal Information:
I have had many personal hurdles to overcome in my life. I have successfully overcome them with the help of God, a supportive husband, three wonderful sons, several very important biological family members, and amazing friends. I continue to live a blessed life one moment at a time. I expect to have many more hurdles in the future and feel prepared to meet the challenges.


Other Information:
I had two heart attacks in 1989 & 1991. I am in remission from an autoimmune disease called Sweet's Syndrome. I had a complete hip replacement in 2006. I had cataracts in both eyes, lenses replaced in 2008. I was diagnosed with chronic kidney stones in 2013. The symptoms are better this past year.
My jogging/walking began in 2010. I started practicing yoga regularly in 2014. In 2016 I was diagnosed with another autoimmune disease, severe ulcerative colitis. I am now in remission from this one too! Anything is possible at any age!!!

A crucial aspect of my spiritual, mental, emotional, and physical health is that I am a successfully recovering alcoholic of 18 1/2 years. I hope to share my experience, strength, and hope for a better life with others.




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  • v SHERRY666
    HI LESLIE..
    WOW THOSE GRANDKIDS ARE SURE GROWING UP FAST........ TIME FLIES BY SO QUICKLY......... IT WILL BE SO NICE NOW THAT YOUR BOTH VACCINATED AND CAN START TO HAVE B-DAY PARTIES AND STUFF LIKE THAT AROUND YOUR WONDERFUL POOL DECK....... HOPE YOU DIDN'T GET ON DOING TOO MANY ACTIVITIES OUTSIDE WITH YOUR BAD SHOULDER..... BUT I KNOW IT'S EXCITING GETTING THINGS CLEANED UP AND LOOKING FORWARD TO FAMILY COMING OVER AGAIN........... HAVE A GREAT SUNDAY............. XOXOXX
    1 day ago
  • v SHERRY666
    HI LESLIE..
    I'M HAPPY TO HEAR YOUR SHOULDER IS FEELING BETTER.......... IT MUST BE DOING A 4 MILE WALK.... AT 70F WEATHER..... WOW I CAN'T BELIEVE IT'S PALOMA'S 10TH BIRTHDAY... IT ALMOST SEEMS LIKE THE LAST TIME SHE WAS LEARNING TO WALK THEN STARTING KINDERGARTEN....... HOW TIME FLIES BY........ I'M GLAD WE BOTH HAD A GOOD LAUGH....... THAT IS SOMETHING WE ALL NEED RIGHT NOW......... STAY STRONG MY FRIEND...... XOXOXXO
    2 days ago
  • v SHERRY666
    I HAD TO LAUGH ABOUT THE GOOD BEES......... YOU COULD HAVE CHANGED IT WITH THAT LITTLE BOX ON THE RIGHT IF YOU CLICK ON IT YOU CAN EDIT ANY POST....... BUT I'M GLAD YOU DIDN'T CAUSE IT GAVE ME A GOOD BELLY LAUGH........ WOW SOUNDS LIKE YOUR DOING A LOT...... CLEANING WALKING YOGA MAKING DINNER....... BE CAREFUL WITH THAT SHOULDER..... SUNNY AGAIN AND PLUS 10C TEMPS....... HOPE YOU HAD A GOOD AA ZOOM.......... SENDING YOU LOVE LESLIE...
    3 days ago
  • v SHERRY666
    WHOOHOO LESLIE I BET YOUR LOVING THAT RAIN....... AND YOUR CAR WILL BE LOOKING BETTER....... LOL..... YES IT'S ANOTHER PLUS 7C WITH SUNSHINE... THESE DAYS ARE JUST WONDERFUL.. MAKES ME THINK SPRING IS NOT FAR OFF... BUT LIVING HERE YOU NEVER KNOW WHAT WILL COME...... I MEAN WE HAD SNOW IN JULY ONE YEAR..... WE LOVE SUBS HERE........ I MADE PIZZA FOR SUPPER LAST NIGHT AND IT WILL BE LEFTOVERS TONIGHT........ ENJOY YOUR DAY GIRLFRIEND.......... XOXO
    4 days ago

    Comment edited on: 3/4/2021 4:16:13 PM
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    ♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥-*
    Always feel you have the power to impact a person even w/a simple smile. . . . even when you don’t feel like smiling, put it on anyway and see how your energy changes. Jeannie Kang
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    4 days ago
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