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Mavis and Me Summer/2013





Me August/2013 @ 263 lbs.





Me 10/2007 at goal weight (140 lbs.) Want to get back there again.



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I have spent the last five years being sedentary and eating unhealthy foods due to illness and depression. But I'm ready to work on improving my physical condition and my mental outlook by exercising and eating better.

I have pulmonary fibrosis and the chronic autoimmune illness called Mixed Connective Tissue Disease and am on oxygen 24x7. (You can visit my blog at pulmfibrosis.sharonjwebdesigns.com) I don't know if it is the illness or the powerful drugs they gave me to treat the ...
I have spent the last five years being sedentary and eating unhealthy foods due to illness and depression. But I'm ready to work on improving my physical condition and my mental outlook by exercising and eating better.

I have pulmonary fibrosis and the chronic autoimmune illness called Mixed Connective Tissue Disease and am on oxygen 24x7. (You can visit my blog at pulmfibrosis.sharonjwebdesigns.com) I don't know if it is the illness or the powerful drugs they gave me to treat the illness that have caused me such distress, but I'm off the meds and am finally feeling like I can try to rebuild my life again. So here I go!
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Member Since: 3/25/2012

SparkPoints: 3,763

Fitness Minutes: 558

My Goals:
1. To be able to walk around a Walmart or Target Superstore and not need an electric cart.
2. To lose 120 lbs.
3. To be able to go on vacation to CO.
4. Have lost a significant amount of weight by September, 2014 when my brother and SIL visit.

My Program:
Basically cutting back portions, cutting out junk, limiting sweets, lots of water.

I am exercising to improve my strength and stamina. Walking the dog and am going to try Isometrics. Just bought a book and video on it.

Personal Information:
I'm Sharon and I live in Iowa. I am married and have a black lab named Mavis.

Other Information:
I like Maya Angelou's saying that goes something like, "When you know better, you do better."

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MADMANSMAMA87
4/23/2014 3:32:54 PM

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Ten Ways To Reduce Negativity in Your Life

1. Don't take others negativity seriously.
2. Surround yourself with positive people.
3. Be the positivity you want to see in the world.
4. Change the way you think.
5. Focus on solutions.
6. Give love to anyone around who needs love.
7. Don't be afraid to show people you care!
8. Accept that life has both ups & downs & roll with it!
9. Live in the present!!!
10. Let go of anything or anyone who is holding you back!

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Sharon,

Hope you're having a Winning Wednesday!
Stay Positive & Keep Rockin' It, Darling!
YOU are FABULOUS!!!!

Jes



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SUKIE40
4/22/2014 3:13:43 PM

Hope you have a great birthday my friend!

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4/17/2014 10:50:13 AM

Hello Small Stepper - just stopping by to see how your week has been!

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4/16/2014 6:32:04 PM

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A GREAT Attitude Becomes a GREAT Day
Which Becomes a GREAT Month
Which Becomes a GREAT Year
Which Becomes a GREAT Life:)
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Sharon,

Always remember that you CREATE your world!
Choose to be a role model of strength, of kindness & of greatness!
Be someone that others are drawn to for all the right reasons!
Never forget that a POSITIVE attitude will ALWAYS result in a POSITIVE life!
Stay Fabulous, Darling!!!

Jes



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4/13/2014 1:08:21 AM

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This is the key to happiness ♫ Do not keep it ♫ Offer the Key to those you Love and Admire ♫ You grab the key to happiness and send it to everyone you can and enjoy ♥ ♥ Always be blessed !!


Thanks for being such an awesome friend!
YOU rock, Deary!!
Hope you're having a lovely weekend:)
Stay Fabulous, Darling!!!!

Jes





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