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: 37,254

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 TORTILLAFLATS
    Hi, Thanks for dropping by my sparkpage with birthday wishes. Also for adding me to your friend list. I haven't seen you on our team. Please come by and post where we all can get to know you. I have added you as a friend and it will be nice to share our journey as we get fit and healthy together.
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    Gail
    3540 days ago
  • v EMMABE1
    Thank you for spending the time to read my blog - I think having just put that blog together - the first time I have actually put the developing story together like that and now the penny has dropped - and I am beginning to realise what I have done!! So - I'm just a bit slow in the uptake!! LOL!!
    However it has proved one thing to me – that if I can do it anyone can do it and you will find that the results are way beyond your wildest dreams!!

    3560 days ago
  • v DUCHESSDTR
    Thanks for the compliment on my crocheted prayer shawl. I've made many over the years and enjoy doing it for others. I used the Homespun yarn for the blue/turquoise one. Makes it come out so soft and pretty. Not always the easiest to work with but I like the final look and feel of them better than anything else.

    And how nice that we share grandchildren making their first communion in common. :)
    3565 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/31/2011 2:16:59 PM
  • v EMMABE1
    Just dropped by to say - Hi. and welcome you to The “Chair Exercise” Team
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    Welcome to the most friendly, most supportive team in SparkPeople land!! - Please feel free to jump in and join in the message boards. It has been proved that people who contribute to message boards and blog regularly lose more weight, more easily than those who don’t, so come on in.
    It is a great place to be and you will find lots of friends, ideas and links to help and support you at all stages on your journey.
    I suggest that you leave your Sparkmail turned on for this team so that you receive the monthly Chair Exercise Team E-Magazine – Chair Treasures – as well as any important notices.
    To help you on your way I have sent you a Sparkmail with resources for exercises that are suitable for those whose mobility is limited, whether by age, physical problems or time. I hope you will find it a useful reference.
    I hope you succeed in all the goals you set.
    Enjoy the journey
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    Ann (Co-leader Chair Exercise Team, Stronger Seniors Team and ~Indygirl Challenge)

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    Catch a smile - be part of the SMILE EPIDEMIC!!

    3569 days ago
  • v GEORGIA_KAY
    Thank you for the comforting words you left on my blog. They mean a lot to me and will help me feel not so alone anymore.
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    3583 days ago
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