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I am now 67. Retired in '07 to stay home with my then 92 year old mother.

My weight struggles started in my 20's when a doctor told me to lose 10 pounds. No problem. But they came back with some additional and I yo-yo-ed my way up over 200 pounds. Now it is time to make some major life changes so I can enjoy my "golden" years.

I have suffered from depression my whole life, but learned from my mother how to be depressed without being depressing. It is now mostly ...
I am now 67. Retired in '07 to stay home with my then 92 year old mother.

My weight struggles started in my 20's when a doctor told me to lose 10 pounds. No problem. But they came back with some additional and I yo-yo-ed my way up over 200 pounds. Now it is time to make some major life changes so I can enjoy my "golden" years.

I have suffered from depression my whole life, but learned from my mother how to be depressed without being depressing. It is now mostly under control. Both healthy eating and exercise are supposed to be good for the mood, too. Hubby says being retired has been good for my disposition!
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Member Since: 11/18/2008

SparkPoints: 15,545

Fitness Minutes: 12,551

My Goals:
I would like to lose 50 pounds and get the one number of my cholesterol that the doctor doesn't like down so I don't have to go on statins.

My Program:
I am cutting calories by substituting whole grains where possible, increasing fruits and vegetables and cutting back on sweets. I am also exercising.

Personal Information:
I live in Madison. Retired. Care for my mother. Both mother and husband have had open heart surgery to replace heart valves. Husband also had bypass. He retired Feb. 2013 a week before getting a carotid artery cleared.

Other Information:
My mother (96) moved into a nursing home this summer. This year is the 15th anniversary of my son's death.

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PICKIE98
11/16/2014 3:06:53 PM

Thank you so much for the wonderful goodie.Wish it was real. I am multi-tasking:laundry, dishwasher, hand-wash dishes.. now Pc, then dinner prep. My day off does not have enough hours in it, my work days are too long!! How is that possible?

God Bless and have a wonderful week dear!



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JET150
11/15/2014 6:39:33 PM

I did not see the obit. I went to his page and he hasn't posted anything new there since March...



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LOFLLAMA
9/1/2014 4:28:33 PM

Crazy dog!



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LOFLLAMA
8/22/2014 11:15:19 AM

Tho, I don't bathe dogs. Teehee!



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LOFLLAMA
8/22/2014 11:14:59 AM

I love you, Phyllis. I'm so sorry to hear about your mom. Give her a big hug for me, Okay? Remember I'm here if you need anything!



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