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I'm a 41 year old mom of three children. I have been struggling with my weight since the birth of our first child and I am ready to make the changes I need to make it dissappear forever!


I hurt my back 11 years ago and spent 8 long months in rehab learning to walk upright again...I am for the most part pain free regardless of what I was told it would be like...I still have back problems but have tried to not let it dictate what I can and can't do. I have recently been ...
I'm a 41 year old mom of three children. I have been struggling with my weight since the birth of our first child and I am ready to make the changes I need to make it dissappear forever!


I hurt my back 11 years ago and spent 8 long months in rehab learning to walk upright again...I am for the most part pain free regardless of what I was told it would be like...I still have back problems but have tried to not let it dictate what I can and can't do. I have recently been diagnosed with osteoarthritis and am learning how to deal with it.

I also was anorexic in my teens and early adulthood. Learning to eat properly has been hard and it has affected my ability to lose weight...I have to admit that even a short time ago I would go 5 days wihout eating just to fit into something...I have made HUGE strides in making sure I get my 1200-1500 calories a day. I know NOT to go under calories and I am fighting two battles as I go...the one that wants to get rid of my weight and the other that needs to have control over how...It feels good to know that I am losing weight properly...even if it is slow by many people's standards. I try not to let it get me down but instead look at how far I have come...as of today I am 15 pounds lighter than I started but it has been lost the RIGHT way...with healthy food, proper portions and excercise.

Just remember...if you say you CAN'T do it, you WILL fail...stay positive, ignore the nay sayers and stay focused...remember losing weight is more than dieting...it's a LIFESTYLE CHANGE! We will get there, together!

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January 2013 Am officially off all meds from my hospital stint from over Christmas 2010 until early January 2011. The only thing that may stop me now is my lungs...brain seems to be functioning at nearly normal and my doctor has stated that excersise may be the final step in being "normal" again. Yay! So excited but will be taking it slow to keep track of my health as I go but staying focused so that there is weight loss again. Thanks to the meds I am higher than I have ever been...but I have never shirked away from a challenge and I don't plan on stopping now.
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Member Since: 1/21/2008

SparkPoints: 3,950

Fitness Minutes: 4,118

My Goals:
Need to start drinking 8 glasses of water again.

Learning all I can about nutrition and excersise.

Getting on a treadmill without assistance from an inhaler or a mask.

Next goal is being able to run 5K.

My Program:
Starting slow....first step is learning what I am eating and how to track calories without a calculator.

Am doing light cardio.

Personal Information:
I'm 41 and 5'3".

Other Information:
I am love to read and even have an online book club. I also love to knit and garden.

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7/8/2009 7:25:34 AM

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MAYBER
7/7/2009 8:48:23 PM

congrats on being a motivator and inspiration with your determination you will succeed have five children and always said gained and extra 10 with each one and never lost it and now that my baby is over 40 maybe time to take it off am struggling but will keep trying have a great day and thanks for sharing your story



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7/7/2009 8:49:30 AM

Congrats on your success and being a featured motivator! Keep up the great work!



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7/6/2009 9:21:56 PM

Congrats! on being Spark Motivator of the day. Way to go! Woo Hoo!



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