KELLY_SS
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'Knowing trees, I understand the meaning of patience. Knowing grass, I can appreciate persistence.'




'Hope is putting faith to work when doubting would be easier.'




It is better to light a candle than curse the darkness.


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"Patience is not the ability to wait, but how you act while you're waiting."
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I'm Kelly and this is my journey!

There have been many changes in my life since I was last active at SP. In 2014, I was diagnosed with rheumatoid arthritis, Fibromyalgia and Type 2 diabetes. Since then 'life' has been physically painful for me and I am not in great condition right now but I will at least be working to eat much healthier to control my blood sugar and for overall health improvements. Recently my blood sugars have been high so I plan to buckle down and seriously make necessary changes to my diet. As for exercise, that will be a 'seek and find' because I don't really know what I can do at this point. I can't walk much and can not do anything like aerobics or running.

Losing weight has a whole new meaning now, I need it more than ever before. My life depends on it. I hope to find support here from old friends and new ones, as well as with others who suffer from RA and Fibromyalgia, diabetes.

I am not new to SP. I first joined in 2006 and was
Very active for about 2 years and lost 70 lbs. After that, it was a slippery slope and I was in and out of SP until 2013 when my health turned upside down and I left. For about 11 months I had no use of my right arm so being online was difficult and not worth the effort. I am feeling motivated and here. I am again.


I hope to connect with others who have physical challenges, chronic pain and chronic illness.





Member Since: 5/15/2006

Fitness Minutes: 8,844

My Goals:
Starting weight on 12/14/16 was 320. Goal is 250 by end of year of 2017.




This time is different though, I have new challenges and am less able to do physical exercise at this time. I now have rheumatoid arthritis and fibromyalgia, as well as Type 2 diabetes. I'm not in good condition right now and due to the chronic pain I'm not able to do much but I figure I can at least work on the 'changing the way I eat' part of it. I want to give up red meat and all soda, more fruits and veggies and more water. These are the things I'll be focusing on to start out. I know it won't be easy, and won't happen overnight, but I need to make this happen and get the weight off before it literally kills me. I hope to find support from old friends, new ones and hope to also connect with other Sparkers who have RA and Fibro,


My Program:
Eat right
Use the food tracker
Drink Water
Give up red meat and all soda
Eat more veggies and fruits


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'To get something you never had, you have to do something you never did.'

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'The will of God will never take you where the Grace of God will not protect you.'








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"People deal too much with the negative, with what is wrong...Why not try and see positive things, to just touch those things and make them bloom?" ~Thich Nhat Hanh




'Be kind, for everyone you meet is fighting a hard battle.' ~Plato




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  • v BANANASLOUIE7
    I'm glad you liked the quote! I thought the photo of the two dogs was perfect!
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    59 minutes ago
  • v RDEE22
    Thanks for the lovely comment on the photo in my Gallery. Tonight on the TV I saw an interview with the writer of the McLeods Daughter series. I thought of you.

    I do hope one day you realise your dream and see Australia. It is a fantastic safe country.

    I just Googled the time and I think you are just about 14 hrs behind us.

    Have a good day. I am just off to bed emoticon


    13 hours ago
  • v MS_PERCEPTION
    I am so glad you've rejoined the LIME team. Your sweet smile warms my heart and I am thrilled to share this journey to better health with you.
    1 day ago
  • v DAWNWATERWOMAN
    What I like about YOU is: that despite all the pain and frustration you go through daily... you are pushing yourself to move forward. I admire your sweet friendly spirit. You make my heart smile. Thank you for coming "home" and for being a good team family member. We're all glad to have you with us.
    1 day ago
  • v LISAG66
    Thanks for becoming my friend here. It'll be nice to get to know you, too. emoticon
    1 day ago
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