DEBGIL   21,159
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Me and my Mommy.





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I've been slowly making lifestyle changes which have resulted in losing from high of 206 lbs. to 165lbs.
But then, the bottom fell out.
My Mom passed away suddenly on August 7, 2013. A terrible blow and grieving still. A medical issue that landed me in the hospital and on heavy antibiotics threw my system for a loop. I missed a lot of time at the rec center with my trainer and consequently ballooned back up to 188 lbs.

Fighting through the depression by getting back ...
I've been slowly making lifestyle changes which have resulted in losing from high of 206 lbs. to 165lbs.
But then, the bottom fell out.
My Mom passed away suddenly on August 7, 2013. A terrible blow and grieving still. A medical issue that landed me in the hospital and on heavy antibiotics threw my system for a loop. I missed a lot of time at the rec center with my trainer and consequently ballooned back up to 188 lbs.

Fighting through the depression by getting back to regular walking and some additional counseling. Trying to quit binge eating and get back to healthier eating.
Slow process with baby steps so far. Not quite able to make a firm commitment to big changes just yet.

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Member Since: 3/5/2008

SparkPoints: 21,159

Fitness Minutes: 20

My Goals:
I want to lose weight.
I want to eat healthier and better portions.
I want to be able to have my picture taken without being embarrassed.


My Program:
Using Spark to track calories, carbs, sodium intake, motivation and accountability. Give myself permission to stumble and pick myself up and start over as often as necessary to keep on track. Allow 3-lb. wiggle room to avoid binging.

Personal Information:
I'm 64, divorced for many years. Two grown children (boy & girl), 3 grand-daughters.

Other Information:
I love to escape into a good book, Spark, play Neopets online, and keep up with friends on Facebook.

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PICKIE98
2/9/2013 12:11:21 AM

Thanks a lot for he beads!! It is after midnight and I am sitting up coughing,, a lot.. I hate colds..



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_MARHAZ_
12/30/2012 3:24:43 AM

LOVE Aeryn's Christmas picture!
I got my page updated and am now into winter/new years mode emoticon
Really gotta get back to Sparking here. Missed a few months there and I can feel it.



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JOYSGARDEN
11/25/2012 7:50:51 PM

Thanks so much for the goodie Deb. All I know is I'm really scared! Been there, done that, and don't wanna do it again!



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PICKIE98
11/25/2012 5:38:23 AM

Oh Deb, she is such a little doll!! I see what you mean, she is alittle wiggle worm!! But so happy!! Love the outfit!



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MOSTMOM1
11/5/2012 9:19:50 PM

I guess I was so charmed by the wocka wocka, I forgot to notice how positively rotund the Foz is...
I am not a bear, I am not a bear.
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