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I am 68 years old, a mom of three grown boys, two daughter-in-laws, and one girlfriend, a grandmother of an 10 year old granddaughter, a 7 year old grandson, a 3 yr old grandson, a 1 year 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: 253,652

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 1CRAZYDOG

    ♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥-*
    Each one has to find his peace from within. Mahatma Gandhi On the way home!
    ♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥-*

    8 hours ago
  • v SHERRY666
    HI LESLIE..
    I'M HAPPY TO HEAR CHRIS IS FEELING NOT TO BAD........ SOFT FOOD IS PERFECT FOR A TIME LIKE THIS... THANKS FOR BEING OUR SO CAL CHEER TEAM...... WE ARE YOUR ALBERTA CHEER TEAM..... DOUG GOT THE SHOT ON TUESDAY.. AND ENDED UP FEELING SICK LIKE THE FLU BUT TODAY HE IS FINALLY STARTING TO BE ABEL TO DRINK SOME WATER AND MAYBE EAT LATER... AFTER ALL THE SURGERY'S AND HIS LIVER I'M SURE THAT'S WHY HE GOT THE REACTION FROM THE SHOT..... HE'S SITTING OUTSIDE WITH THE DOGS RIGHT NOW.......... BEAUTIFUL WEATHER AND SUNSHINE........ SENDING MORE HEALING HUGS TO CHRIS AND GREAT NURSING HUGS TO YOU MY FRIEND..... XOXOX
    2 days ago
  • v SHERRY666
    I SURE HOPE CHRIS FEELS THE LOVE FROM ALBERTA.......... WOW HE WENT THROUGH A LOT OF STUFF AND MUST BE IN A LOT OF PAIN..... BUT I KNOW HIS ANGEL (YOU) ARE LOOKING AFTER HIM.......... SEND HIM HEALING HUGS LESLIE..XOXOXO
    2 days ago
  • v 1CRAZYDOG
    For I no sooner in my heart divin'd my heart, which by a secret harmony still moves with thine, joined in connection sweet. John Milton
    2 days ago
  • v SHERRY666
    HI LESLIE...
    HOW GREAT YOU JAN AND SUE HAD A LONG CHAT......... 2 HOURS CAN GO BY SO FAST........ WELL BY NOW I'M SURE CHRIS IS BACK HOME AND SURGERY IS DONE...... TOO BAD ABOUT THE 4 TEETH NOT SURVIVING........... BUT YOUR RIGHT SMALL PRICE IF HE IS STILL IN REMISSION..... BE SURE TO LET ME KNOW HOW IT ALL TURNED OUT. CHILLY AND DRIZZLING IS DIFFERENT... SENDING LOVE AND HUGS.... XOXXO
    3 days ago

    Comment edited on: 4/14/2021 2:48:59 PM
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