PYNETREE
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My Inspiration! - Will ,Jay, and Drew - my 3 Grandsons



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My Grandson, Jay, and I on his First Communion Day , May 15th, 2011



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December 2011- My husband and I .


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I am now a 71 year old, obese, wife, mother, and grandmother, sister & aunt from Pennsylvania. I have been eating smarter. Had lost a significant amount of weight. Then gained about 80 lbs. back, from the end of 2016 to 2018. Slowly turned it around in 2019, down about 25 -30 lbs. So, in 2020 I am committing to get back to healthier eating, moving more, and living healthier! I need motivation to exercise, make myself go out. I am striving to sleep 5 hours most nights, eat cleaner, smarter, and dump the negative mental messages. I need to avoid junk..both in my food choices and life! Avoiding Stress and anxiety is a battle. But, I CAN ~ I WILL ~ and I WON'T QUIT!

Member Since: 5/2/2011

Fitness Minutes: 37,368

My Goals:
To eat smarter.
Break the dessert habit.
be able to walk easier, and for a longer distance.
To be comfortable exercising.
Or, comfortable going OUT .
And every day move more, smile, and learn something, be able to count at least one blessing to be thankful for, and to sleep at least 5 hrs. a night.



My Program:
Think Eat..no more mindless eating!
But DO NOT Think about what people say, think, and do when they look at me.
Move some everyday!
Stay Motivated!
Keep Blood Glucose low and level.
Lights out by 11 p.m., shut off the thought train, and SLEEP!



Personal Information:
Oldest of 7, grew up on a street with 30 or more cousins,12 Aunts
and uncles. Huge, Happy Irish Catholic Family. Married and moved 3 miles away. Still on my starter house and my starter husband. Both in need of heavy maintanence!
Married 43 Yrs. in April 2017. We have two beautiful, brilliant daughters, and 3 bright, handsome grandsons.
Our granddog, Finch lives with us.


Other Information:
Taught Nursery School till 2002.
Love to read,History, mysteries, and biographies.
Love Cookbooks...used to love cooking and baking, decorating cakes. Can't really do it now-a-days.
Am fairly new to computers... not very adept yet..but thinking I need a 12 step program to cut back on time spent on-line, FaceBook, E-mail,
Ancestry, and yes...SPARK.




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  • v ESILBO
    THANK YOU THERESA, MY FRIEND...YES WE CAN.....GET ON THE WAVE AND LETS SWIM AWAY FROM THIS LIMITATION WE PUT ON OURSELVES,,,YOU HAVE A PLUS, A LOVING PERSON BESIDE YOU, WHO WOULD BE THRILLED TO GO FOR A WALK WITH YOU...I KNOW I WILL PROBABLY NEVER HAVE THAT, SO I DO IT ANYWAY, EVEN IF I AM ALONE...I WANT THE PRIZE AT THE END...I THINK TISHA SAYS THAT... emoticon
    LISE
    3501 days ago
  • v TEENY_BIKINI
    Thank you for your comment on my blog - Everyone is Not Your Lover. Hope you are rocking this summer! Hugs.

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    3501 days ago
  • v SPEEDY143
    Theresa dear, you can steal my pics any time... just place your cursor over the picture and click the button on the right hand side of your mouse... a list of choices should show up and you'll want to click on "save picture as" you'll have to pay attention to where your computer is going to save it to so you can find it. We have a mini stone cairn in our bathroom. I'm working on a larger one in the backyard... it's all about BALANCE... my focus for August emoticon

    Have a lovely weekend emoticon

    emoticon Linda
    3503 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    I certainly agree with you that this is not really the time to enlist, but unfortunately there is nothing I can do about it since he's 18 (19 on the 10th) and he's going to do what he's going to do. **SIGH** He has had a LONG history of really bad choices, that's for sure. But absolutely certainly he needs to do SOMETHING to get his life back on track.

    I know He is looking out for John and that is my comfort.

    Thanks for reading my blog!
    3503 days ago
  • v ESILBO
    THANK YOU FOR THE CAMERA THERESA...IT IS A NICE PLACE...IT IS IN RIMOUSKI, QUEBEC ON THE ST LAWRENCE RIVER...I HAVE A SISTER WHO STILL LIVES THERE...I DID FOR 3 YEARS MANY YEARS AGO..
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    LISE
    3503 days ago