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Coming Home

I am a medically retired military veteran and single mom. When I came home from Iraq in 2007, I found out that my neck had been broken for 6 months and that I had PTSD. Between the medications, surgery, and depression I put on a hundred pounds.

I have been trying to lose the weight, get back in shape, and find myself once again, but it has been hard and I tend to do a lot of self-sabotage. I have tried just about every product on the market, all kinds of different diets, and all ...
I am a medically retired military veteran and single mom. When I came home from Iraq in 2007, I found out that my neck had been broken for 6 months and that I had PTSD. Between the medications, surgery, and depression I put on a hundred pounds.

I have been trying to lose the weight, get back in shape, and find myself once again, but it has been hard and I tend to do a lot of self-sabotage. I have tried just about every product on the market, all kinds of different diets, and all the "magic" pills there are. Nothing has worked. I also have no real support or friends since the divorce.

I have returned home to SparkPeople in the hopes of finding the much needed support and maybe a friend of two that will keep me on track and give me a boot in the rear when I need it.
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Member Since: 2/20/2012

SparkPoints: 6,877

Fitness Minutes: 3,836

My Goals:
I want to lose 50 lbs by my 50th birthday in February.

I will do 60 minutes of cardio 5x a week.

I will lose 1-2 lbs per week.

I will drop 10% of my weight by Halloween.


To drink my water every day.

To walk 30-60 minutes/day.



My Program:
I am tracking my nutrition and fitness every day.

I am making sure I am active, even if in short bursts, every day.

I am making smart choices of what I eat and what I buy at the grocery store or ordering at the restaurant.

Personal Information:
I currently reside in Darlington, IN with my kids. I work as a school bus driver for the local school district. I love music, animals, and photography. I also love to travel and spent a month in Ireland in 2012. I am hoping to return there in 2016.

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Be the change you want to see in the world.
~Ghandi

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WALLAHALLA
11/11/2014 7:11:58 PM

While reflecting on the sacrifices our veterans and current military personnel have made for our freedom, consider what you have been willing to give up for your fight for better health!



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WALLAHALLA
10/30/2014 2:11:26 PM

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WALLAHALLA
10/8/2014 1:44:48 PM

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WALLAHALLA
9/30/2014 10:58:19 AM

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WALLAHALLA
9/23/2014 9:34:35 PM

Don't compare your Day 1 to someone else's Day 20!
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