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030114 On my way out to buy summer clothes for MARCH MADNESS when I get to be alone!!





First time dressed up since surgery. Yep, I've gained 20 pounds since last year at this time.





Max with his coveted donut. He plays with it & I don't have to enterain him. Best $1.63 I spent.



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Excuse me while I adjust my attitude to better suit your needs... LOL!

That title means a lot to me right now... but by tomorrow I won't remember why. Yet another head injury.

I just want to lose weight so my pain would let up. (update: this was a lie.. not the only reason). I cannot stand the pain any longer. I have RA, hypertension, major depressive disorder, and osteoarthritis in most of my joints. I am a mess mentally and physically and this may be the only way I can help with the physical (update: you've all helped me mentally as well). ...
That title means a lot to me right now... but by tomorrow I won't remember why. Yet another head injury.

I just want to lose weight so my pain would let up. (update: this was a lie.. not the only reason). I cannot stand the pain any longer. I have RA, hypertension, major depressive disorder, and osteoarthritis in most of my joints. I am a mess mentally and physically and this may be the only way I can help with the physical (update: you've all helped me mentally as well).

I have already quit drinking (Oct 2011) and have recently quit smoking after 12.5 years (Apr 2012). I am applying for disability because I have so much pain all through the day. I cannot get the proper treatment because I have no insurance as I cannot work. I need to do something about my weight. It's the only other thing I can try to control for myself.

So the theme of GETN2IT (getting to it) is over, and I am on top of it. I am going to flush those fat cells out of my arse and get moving again. Even if I am in pain, I am tired of living like a hermit and dying a little bit inside each day.

Time to wake up and smell MYSELF! I'm the only one holding myself back from change!! So now I will give my fat cells an eviction notice and fight them off!
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Member Since: 6/18/2012

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Fitness Minutes: 59,045

My Goals:
-Lose 50 pounds (done)
* Lose another 30 lbs
* 15 pounds at a time
-Work out daily
-Healthy eating habits
-Bring down my BP(done)
-Arthritis management
*Degenerative Disc Disease
* Degenerative Joint Disease
- Ventricular arrhythmia
- Tendon replacements ongoing


My Program:
-I am working out in some way, shape, or form EVERY day.
-Strength training 3x/week
-Cardio 3x/week
-Swimming
-Walking
-Cycling (recumbent)

Personal Information:
Angela Ritter
38 years old
Jacksonville, FL

I am NO LONGER single and trying to enjoy it. Getting my disability settlement has been a great buden lifted
from me and my parents who are now retired and living with me. They carried my expenses for 4 years, so now I do everything I can to pay them back every day.

I have osteoarthritis, degenerative joint and disc diseases, migraines, fractured neck, nerve, muscle and tissue damage, IBS, and lower back issues from when I broke my back about 19 years ago.

I fight depression on a daily basis and have been in a very ugly place for years. I hope this program will help me out of the abyss. (It has so far! 10 months and counting, but still struggling with large bouts of depression, but I feel like there MAY BE light at the end of the tunnel).

Other Information:
I am NEWLY on disability, an avid reader, and have led a sedentary lifestyle for the first 3 of the past 4 years. Since June 2012, I have been moving and shaking almost every day and am damn proud of that!

I have quit smoking, kinda quit gorging on food, and now am getting my weight under control. (Lost 50 pounds as of March 2013 & am working on the next 30!)

I am a hazard to myself most days, but am trying to keep moving through the pain. I am accident-prone. I can build a house and not break a nail, but make me shuffle paper and I can break an ARM! HAHA

And I love an emotionally unavailble man. Go figure. So the next man I date had better have it all together!

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UMBLAH21
10/23/2014 9:28:07 AM

Hey love, wanted to stop by and say hello. Hugs--Elisabeth



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FORMYDARLINGS
10/14/2014 2:09:45 PM

WHere the He## are you? AT least show up once in a while, cutie. Miss you,

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HICKOK-HALEY
9/5/2014 1:20:29 AM

Hope your doing ok after your surgery. I guess I am behind times here. You have a BF..He's a cutie. emoticon



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8/2/2014 7:20:09 PM



What's new, Boogaloo?


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JANNY316
5/20/2014 9:04:26 AM

Hope your week is going better. Prayers that your new tests will give you and your docs some answers. Isn't it a MRI that you are having? Anyway, miss your funny stories on the page. Blessings! Jan



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