AMYC0128   198,447
SparkPoints
100,000 or more SparkPoints
 
 
Me May 4th, 2014





My favorite pic of myGrandson and best walking buddy Shadow!








I have 12 pics in my gallery





Awards






 
Never Give Up....

Hi, I'm Amy from the Denver, Colorado area. I'm shy until I get to know you, I am socially challenged, something that I am going to be working hard at overcoming in 2014! I am a 5 year stroke survivor and a 17 year Hodgkin's Lymphoma survivor! I have been a member of Sparkpeople since August 31, 2009.

I developed peripheral neuropathy in my lower legs, feet and a little bit in my hands from the chemotherapy I had 17 years ago. I let it get the best of me to the point where it hurt ...
Hi, I'm Amy from the Denver, Colorado area. I'm shy until I get to know you, I am socially challenged, something that I am going to be working hard at overcoming in 2014! I am a 5 year stroke survivor and a 17 year Hodgkin's Lymphoma survivor! I have been a member of Sparkpeople since August 31, 2009.

I developed peripheral neuropathy in my lower legs, feet and a little bit in my hands from the chemotherapy I had 17 years ago. I let it get the best of me to the point where it hurt too much to get out of bed. I lived this way for 13 years. I had a small stroke(not a TIA) Feburary 4, 2009 exactly a week after my 40th birthday. I was told to get active and eat a healthy diet or I would be back within the year possibly with a more severe stroke or die. I found Sparkpeople 8 months later and it has changed my life for the better! I am now active and eating healthier than I ever have in my life!

I love to do yoga as it relaxes me as well as helping to increase my flexibility and helps to reduce my neuropathy pain. I go for walks daily with Shadow my walking buddy. I do strength training routines through Sparkpeople. I am very active in volunteering my time and raising funds for the American Cancer Society. My main volunteer work for them is through their Relay For Life campaign I am the 2014 Online and Facebook Chair for the Northglenn/Webster Lake Division in Colorado. I am really excited about introducing new technology to our Relay this year!

On May 27th 2014 I was diagnosed as having Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension, which means my cerebral fluid is high. This has been causing my headaches and possibly my numbness and weakness attacks. I have been advised to lose more weight and I have to be put on a medicine to help bring the pressure down.
Read More About AMYC0128 (Updated May 27)




SparkFriends



SparkTeams



My Ticker:

 current weight: 159.0 
 
188
169.75
151.5
133.25
115


 
Interact with AMYC0128

Send Member a Private Message








Recent Blogs:





 
Profile

Member Since: 8/31/2009

SparkPoints: 198,447

Fitness Minutes: 172,562

My Goals:
~ Continue tracking my exercise,food and water daily.

~Continue getting all the food groups in my diet daily.

~Work on lowering my sodium intake.

~Continue to work on being socially active by getting more active with Spark Teams and joining local support groups, classes and charities.

~Conitnue volunteering my time to charities~

My Program:
~Meditation Daily

~ 20 minutes of strength training Monday(full body), Wednesday(upper body), Friday(lower body) and Saturday(core)

~60 minutes walking daily.

~30 minutes yoga on Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday.

~Eating all my food groups daily.

~Use herbs and salt free seasonings.



Personal Information:
I am 45 and a widow with 3 grown children (25,23 and 22) and one in heaven (forever 17 1/2 months old). I am a grandma to 3 furbabies and 1 turtle.

~I enjoy walking the nature trails near my house with my granddog Shadow.

~2014 Online and Facebook Chair~ American Cancer Society- Relay For Life
Northglenn/Webster Lake~



Other Information:
"Start by doing what's necessary; then do what's possible; and suddenly you are doing the impossible." ~Francis of Assisi

"The flower that blooms in adversity is the rarest and most beautiful of all." ~ Walt Disney


Profile Image





 
 



Happy Face
From:
SOUL2SHINE79

Spa Visit
From:
CHANGE4THEBEST

Woo Hoo!
From:
CHANGE4THEBEST

Bear Hug
From:
CHANGE4THEBEST

Gold Medal
From:
MIND~BODY~SOUL

Bicycle
From:
MIND~BODY~SOUL




Member Comments:
LINDAM.1
7/8/2014 1:03:27 AM

emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
MOMMA48
6/16/2014 1:42:54 PM

emoticon Just checking in to see how you're doing, hun!



Report Inappropriate Comment
BOCCATAGHNA1955
6/6/2014 12:14:52 PM

Thank you for your comment on the wall blog. I appreciate it.



Report Inappropriate Comment
KATESCAPE
5/23/2014 8:31:09 PM

Wishing you a safe and relaxing Memorial Day weekend... emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
LINDAM.1
5/15/2014 2:09:40 AM

Have the referrals come to pass YET? emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
Member Comments Page (495 total):  123Next >Last >>

See My SparkFavorites
View My Food and Exercise Log
Report Inappropriate Page