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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: 3,827

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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SUKIE40
7/7/2014 1:10:31 PM

Missing you my friend! I posted a new summer challenge, if you get some time I would love for you to join!!

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MADMANSMAMA87
7/4/2014 12:48:46 AM

I'm PROUD to be an AMERICAN
where at least I know I'm FREE
& I won't forget the men who died,
who GAVE that RIGHT to ME.
- - Lee Greenwood - -


Here's to a fit, fun & fabulous 4th of July to all of us here in the land of the FREE because of the BRAVE!!!! Be safe & NEVER forget all those courageous men & women who have previously or are currently serving our country in order to secure our independence & keep us free! May God bless & keep them safe!!!!

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Jes

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MADMANSMAMA87
6/25/2014 1:45:02 PM

The first wealth is health!
- - -Emerson - - -

Keep Pushing, Sweetheart!!!
You ARE worth it!!!

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Jes



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SUKIE40
6/24/2014 9:53:39 AM

Thinking about you today my friend, hope all is well with you!

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MADMANSMAMA87
6/10/2014 1:13:30 PM

Hey there Gorgeous :D :D :D

Dare to SMILE & SHINE today!!!!
YOU are FABULOUS!!!!!

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Jes



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