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My mom - My Inspiration! lost her battle with breast cancer in 1991.

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Time for a much needed up date: I'm now almost 54 and I still have 2 beautiful daughters - but I now have 5 beautiful grand children as well. It has been a long time since I've been on spark. And I can honestly say I never should have left. A lot has happened. I've gotten divorced, I injured my knee, I moved, I changed jobs, I changed jobs again, I moved again, and again. I settled in with the man of my dreams, and we bought what I thought would be our forever home and he passed away on May 29, 2020. I regained all the weight I had lost plus a few extra pounds. I'm ashamed of myself. For letting myself fall back into my old habits.

Although I have started and stopped this process 100 times. this time it's going to stick. I've got a solid plan. I've got support. And I've got the motivation.

The last time I set goals here at spark people was 2017 it's now 2021 and I'm in the worst shape of my life. I've got to start small so that this is a lifestyle change.

I intend on being active 365 days this year a minimum of 10 minutes a day

I also plan on trying to run again. I will start slow and hopefully build back up to racing again.

so that is what I have planned so far - and I'll update as I move forward. I'm looking forward to a very fulfillig year ahead.

I know this journey is long and not without some barriers, but I know I can make it. I have the power of the Spark and all my spark friends. I have been taking it easy the few last year and have realized that the only one suffering here is me. I am doing this to myself - I am creating my own future and my future is now - I have set a goal and I am aiming to reach it.

so my friends - I invite you to join me - together we can make a difference in our health and happiness. together we can motivate each other and inspire ourselves and those around us. together we are strong and able to reach amazing heights. So reach out and join a team - gather support - reach for your dreams. Because once you are there and take a look back at all you've been through and how you made it to where you are today - you will stand proud and tall knowing that you are worth it.

Find that SPARK today and make it happen!

it it time to make the Impossible, Possible! just one day at a time!

Member Since: 1/28/2006

Fitness Minutes: 261,660

My Goals:
Goals for 2021:
Get my body moving!
Eat healthy smaller portions
Drink all my water
August is my 54th birthday - I want to feel amazing!

My Program:
carefully watch diet and add exercise.

Personal Information:
Moved from NH to MA

Other Information:
I love old cars! I own a 1931 Model A Ford! when the weather is nice the '31 is my daily driver. . .all original and just beautiful! her name is Priscilla! after my mother who lost her battle with breast cancer 30 years ago.

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