SHIRLA7
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My husband and me at Callaway Gardens on my birthday 2016




The chapel at Callaway Gardens




Stone Mountain Park in Stone Mountain GA


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I am 56 years old and was diagnosed with Type 2 Diabetes in May of this year. Trying to control it with diet and exercise and so far so good. I live in Atlanta and have been married for 3 years now to a wonderful guy. I also have 2 grown sons from my previous marriage and expecting my first grandchild in March of 2015.

Update: Time sure flies. Just celebrated my 58th birthday, I have a beautiful one year old granddaughter and still very happily married. I think I'm finally getting a handle on my weight. After my A1c just kept going higher my Dr. recommended I try Atkins. Best thing I've ever done. My wonderful husband is totally on board with me (he has done it before) and keeps me on track. I feel better then ever, more energy, blood sugar is excellent, cravings are gone. 5 weeks in now and doing fantastic. It's not always easy but with the two support groups I have joined and the help of my husband I'm starting a new way of life and a new way of eating.


Member Since: 9/12/2012

Fitness Minutes: 285

My Goals:
My long term goals are to learn a new lifestyle and to be healthy. I want to be able to enjoy my life with my new husband and to be around for my children.


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to track my food on a daily basis and drink 8 glasses of water a day. Increase my exercise as much as possible.
To read blogs, make new friends and join teams for motivation and support.



Personal Information:
My name is Shirley and I live in Georgia.


Other Information:
I like to read, scrapbook, and spending time with my new husband.




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