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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: 250,247

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
    HEY GIRLFRIEND..
    YES WE ARE LOOKING INTO SOME CHANGES FOR DOUG......... THE LIVER CAN HEAL AND BE BACK TO NORMAL IF YOU FOLLOW THE THINGS YOUR SUPPOSE TO... I KNOW FOR HIM IT WILL BE HARD..... BUT I WILL KEEP PUSHING........ WOW A 50 FT PINE TREE........ THAT IS BIG.........BELIEVE IT WE FINALLY GOT WARMER WEATHER..... TEMPS TODAY ARE MINUS 2C........ NOW THAT IS WONDERFUL TO US... LOL....... PLUS IT'S GOING TO GET WARMER AS THE WEEKEND COMES UP.... ENJOY YOUR DAY LESLIE.......... SENDING BACK BIG HUGS........ XOXXXOO
    11 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    ♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥-*
    . . . as soon as you stop fearing and hating aging, you will undergo a positive transformation that will shock you! The face you see in the mirror will glow w/optimism and joy. Hattie Retroage
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    11 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    ♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥-*
    What matters most in life is relationships.They define the quality of your time on Earth & determine the legacy you leave behind. Ken Solin
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    12 days ago
  • v SHERRY666
    THANKS FOR THE PRAYERS FOR DOUG LESLIE..
    HE FOUND OUT HE HAS STAGE 4 LIVER CIRRHOSIS... SO NOT SOUNDING SO GOOD.... HE HAS TO CHANGE HIS EATING AND LIFESTYLE....... BUT WE WILL FIGURE IT OUT...... I THINK I HAVE ZOOM ALSO........ I WILL CHECK IT OUT....... DOUG WILL HELP ME....... HE'S LAYING DOWN RIGHT NOW...... BUT I WILL ASK HIM...... I HAVE NO IDEA ABOUT THIS TECHNOLOGY STUFF........ I GUESS A PERSON LEARNS AS THEY GO ALONG..... I HAVE LEARNT A LOT..... NOT ENOUGH JUST YET...... LOL...... BUT YOUR RIGHT WE WILL FIGURE THIS STUFF ALL OUT... IT WOULD BE GREAT TO SEE YOU.... HAPPY WEDNESDAY...... TONIGHT IS THE FINAL OF THE MASKED DANCER.... SO I WILL BE RIGHT IN FRONT OF THE TV.... XOXOXO
    12 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/17/2021 2:43:24 PM
  • v SHERRY666
    HI LESLIE..
    I DON'T HAVE ZOOM SET UP EITHER... BUT AS YOU KNOW I DID SET UP FACEBOOK ON MY COMPUTER YESTERDAY..... I THINK A PERSON CAN TALK THAT WAY TOO....... WE WILL HAVE TO FIGURE SOME OF THIS STUFF OUT........... HOW DIFFERENT THAT WOULD BE HEY..... PLUS IT DON'T COST ANYTHING....... DOUG HAS GONE TO THE CITY FOR HIS LIVER DOCTOR....... HOPEFULLY NO BAD NEWS WHEN HE GETS HOME.. SO IT'S JUST ME AND THE DOGS RIGHT NOW...... WE HAVE MINUS 14C WHICH IS NOT THAT BAD AT ALL.......... OKAY BACK TO MY CHORES..... TALK LATER XOXXOX
    13 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/16/2021 3:38:43 PM
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