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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: 250,367

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..
    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
    14 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/16/2021 3:38:43 PM
  • v SHERRY666
    HI LESLIE..
    OUR VALENTINES DAY WAS QUIET TOO......... FINALLY IT'S GOING TO WARM UP... WE SHOULD SEE MINUS 11C BY WED...... I SURE HOPE SO....... YESTERDAY DOUG HELPED ME TO HOOK UP MY CAMERA SO YOU ZOOM OR FACEBOOK TO FRIENDS.... SO WE WILL HAVE TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO USE IT SO WE CAN TALK FACE TO FACE........ I SEEN MYSELF ON THE SCREEN SO WE KNOW THE CAMERA IS WORKING........ WILL KEEP UP INFORMED.......... SENDING LOTS OF LOVE........... XOXXO
    15 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    ♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥-*
    The way out of bondage is forgiveness. Jenny Lynn Anderson
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    15 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    Happy Valentine’s Day!

    ♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥-*
    Friendship makes the journey easier and the trip worthwhile. Gail Lynne Goodwin
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    16 days ago
  • v SHERRY666
    HAPPY SATURDAY TO YOU TOO LESLIE..
    NOT MUCH GOING ON TODAY............ STILL COLD SO NOT GOING OUT THERE........ WE HAVE BEEN WATCHING SOME OF OUR RECORDED STUFF........ ONLY A FEW THINGS THAT BOTH ME AND DOUG LIKE...... SO I USUALLY WAIT UNTIL I GO UPSTAIRS TO WATCH ANY OF MY STUFF.... HOPE YOU AND CHRIS ARE ENJOYING YOUR DAY............ STAY SAFE MY FRIEND............ XXXOOXXX
    17 days ago
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