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6 Year Maintainer, Beating The Odds!

Accurately tracking my food and fitness is what keeps me maintaining my weight loss. Thanks to Sparkpeople for getting me there!
Having RA since age 6.5, and years of hospital stays and surgeries (38 operations and counting) have kept me on a weight loss roller coaster my entire adult life. I have five artificial joints, but love to work out, the higher intensity the better. I have three forms of arthritis destroying my body, but fight to keep moving every body part they ...
Accurately tracking my food and fitness is what keeps me maintaining my weight loss. Thanks to Sparkpeople for getting me there!
Having RA since age 6.5, and years of hospital stays and surgeries (38 operations and counting) have kept me on a weight loss roller coaster my entire adult life. I have five artificial joints, but love to work out, the higher intensity the better. I have three forms of arthritis destroying my body, but fight to keep moving every body part they damage. That is all that stands between me and a wheelchair. My favorite fitness classes are Boxercise, Step & Zumba! My trusty elliptical keeps me moving on the days I can't get out. Winters are long and hard here and even more challenging to keep moving.
I remain on Sparkpeople to keep up with the great friends I have made!! They are my role models and supporters Thanks for stopping by and taking the time to read this!
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Member Since: 4/10/2011

SparkPoints: 275,472

Fitness Minutes: 161,173

My Goals:
To stay as fit and healthy as my body will allow me.
To eat healthy 80% of the time. First Joined Sparks May 13 2009 under the name JHADZHIA, that page is still open if you want to browse my previous adventures

My Program:
Getting at least 60 minutes daily of exercise. Online videos, (huge Jessica Smith fan!) DVD's and the elliptical as well as fitness classes at the gym when I can make it.
Walking and hiking a lot! I don't drive, so I walk every where I want to go!

Personal Information:
53, 5' 5" 130 lbs
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Canada
RA since age 6 1/2 and now
Osteoporosis and a new mystery arthritis. 5 joints replaced, one failed and three foot surgeries with more to come. That is just life.

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like hiking, traveling, exercising, movies, books, internet games, SparkPeople, bridge, writing

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CATIATM
2/8/2016 12:27:07 PM

Thanks for reading my blog. emoticon Yes, there's no real medical care where I live, so it's been a hugely expensive 2016 so far. I do have a Nook, but there are so many wonderful books here that aren't published in e-form that I simply couldn't resist. I shipped two boxes of books to myself to enjoy later on. emoticon



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2/7/2016 5:44:41 PM

Let's put those re-learned lessons to use in 2016.

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SUNNYARIZONA
2/3/2016 10:22:35 PM

So sorry about the ice and cold. The pits....yet, the Sun IS moving back our way. Lighter in the evening....so won't be long....hang in there!



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2/3/2016 7:47:17 AM

Interesting stuff on your webinars -- and spinoffs. Fecal transplants sounds more scientific and clearly has many uses but gotta say . . . of course the materials are sterilized and made into pills or suppositories (I suppose!)



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