SPARKLINGME176
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3-29-21 This is another "AT GOAL" photo, taken 9-27-14. Helping me 'get real' again! 15#'s to it!



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5-31-21 Yesterdays swim! Our pool. It will be 102! Today! Spring where did you go?



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1-1-2021 LUCY pup, says Happy New Year!


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I am a 3rd generation performing marionette artist. I am learning to live life to it's fullest, no matter what comes my way. My childhood sweetheart & I are still loving each other & the world, since High school! I am Blessed!!!!! I have found Walking our beautiful doggie; & hiking in nature is SO fun! I crave it! Also; Sheppard Pilates & Zumba DVD's OR SP Nicole's 12 minute seated core workout; Swimming, I garden in our paradise pool area! Bringing in the fairy's & angels & unicorns! I 'play' in our park, on the swings, in the sprinklers, etc. My body now REQUIRES movement! I try for 200 exercise minutes, daily AND 200 Spark points. I am a better performer because of Spark People! I thank God, the Angels, AND Spark People, daily for my amazing life! My new quote: "BE THE HEALTH YOU WANT WITH WHAT YOU HAVE TO WORK WITH, & I WILL, TOO!" My new song: GOOD VIBRATIONS, by the Beach Boys. Helps me when I'm 'down'.

My life is taking a new lovely turn! Chris of Spark People suggests we volunteer! (with the pandemic, I haven't performed since 2-1-2020) As of 2-2018 I am doing that, it is SO special & rewarding, I am performing my marionettes for a local nature center! I love it, so inspiring for me & the amazing audiences! A perfect place for me to grow & focus on goals. They happen about every other month @ my favorite hiking spot using my marionettes to teach about nature! It IS magical! I am so Blessed & grateful for these experiences. I am enjoying watching my life unfold in this way! Meeting new friends & playing with like minded people!

My 'regular' job is helping my DH with his lovely small business. I am learning SO many new things & thrive because of it! His business is BLOOMING!!! Yeah! I love him so much! He is doing much better, as far as walking. Has the perfect PT doctor!


Member Since: 3/16/2012

Fitness Minutes: 376,796

My Goals:
I reached my goal weight (3-16-2013 1 year exactly since I joined SP)! NOW, I am learning how maintain my weight & (almost) doing it, with Spark People!! I am stronger & more vibrant! I am thriving & Chris Downie is helping me be my most beautiful, healthiest, energized, whole self! I want to continue to learn to maintain my weight AND my health, easily & with lot's of FUN!! I choose to be an example of what good health looks like! I have been yo-yoing with about 20# now for almost 3 years, I am sort of ok with it & once I am not, I KNOW I will get back to goal & stay there! As of 3-16-21 (my 9th SPaversary, I am reignited!) But I am SO healthy & confident, I am jumping for joy!


My Program:
Following SparkPeople & my own inner good judgement! I have learned to keep my healthy lifestyle, together, EVEN under the MOST stress! I love moving & creating fun & joy where ever I go! Green drinks & energizing foods! I find stress happens in our worlds, all the time. It appears when we least expect it! It is how we handle every single decission, 1 at a time, that creates the out come that is our life. SP has helped me create & share the world I want to live in!



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I am SO blessed to be alive & living in a world with my Spiritual support, DH, my family & friends & my Sparkling friends! I am still Sparking to help support other "Sparkers"! I have found my healing, physically, spiritually & emotionally, here & want to share it with you, if I can! SP is my ONLY social network. Being an example is the ONLY way I can help anyone, else! It is up to each of us to find our own way. SP offers us the tools! Choose what works for you & share your findings with the world!


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"YOUR NEW BEGININGS ARRIVE WITH HOPES & DREAMS, THE BEST OF INTENTIONS, & THE RUFFLE OF WINGS." from An Angel by Your Side, daily calendar.
Happy, healthy life everyone! Together we can do ANYTHING!!!!




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    ~Wishing You a FUNtastic FRIENDly Friday ~&~ a WooHoo WONDERfilled Weekend~
    ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ BLESSings ~ ALLways ~ Deby ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

    "Make new friends, but keep the old; Those are silver, these are gold." ~ Joseph Parry

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    Happy Friday to one and all! With summer nearly here, we are all looking for a few good books to add to our summer reading collection. Here are a few great titles that come highly recommended for your enjoyment . . .

    For all you travel buffs:
    Interesting Places Around the World - Ben There & Don That
    Famous Paris Monuments - I. Phil Tauer
    Backcountry Roadtrips - Dusty Rhodes
    Daddy are We There Yet? - Miles A. Way

    Historical Fiction:
    The Bearded Chinaman - Mi Harry Chin

    Health and Wellness:
    How to Exercise - Eileen and Ben Dover
    Get Moving! - Sheik A. Legg
    100 Ways to Diet - I. M. Hungry

    Enjoy your weekend!
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    Joy is not in things; it is in us.

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    emoticon emoticon "Treat your life as your masterpiece." emoticon emoticon

    ""Know that you get to decide how you paint every inch of your canvas...
    color, the texture, the size, the light, everything. It really is all up to you.
    Don’t be afraid to try new things or add new designs
    because that’s what your canvas is for. Use bold colors,
    paint over mistakes, start over whenever you want.
    This is your life and your masterpiece....create one you love.”"
    ~Nikki Banas~

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    When we embody the qualities of the Divine Feminine, we are empowered to fully engage in our lives. Alicia Keys
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