BARBARAHOBBIT   3,775
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Me - the one with white hair - with my Son and Step Daughter.





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I am 64 years old and it has been 3 Year since I was diagnosed with Diabetes. I came to this site in a state of panic, frightened for my future, and terrified of this ailment that had a hold on me.

Now with the support and help of my SP Friends - I control my Diabetes, it doesn't control me.

I hasn't been easy, and continues to be a daily battle, but with my Friends on SP and my Trackers to keep me in check I am getting to grips with the monster.

I have ...
I am 64 years old and it has been 3 Year since I was diagnosed with Diabetes. I came to this site in a state of panic, frightened for my future, and terrified of this ailment that had a hold on me.

Now with the support and help of my SP Friends - I control my Diabetes, it doesn't control me.

I hasn't been easy, and continues to be a daily battle, but with my Friends on SP and my Trackers to keep me in check I am getting to grips with the monster.

I have a long way to go with my Weight and Fitness but I know now I am not alone, that others who have fought, and those still fighting the problems of Diet and Exercise control are with me on my journey.





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Member Since: 3/17/2012

SparkPoints: 3,775

Fitness Minutes: 2,115

My Goals:

1. To exercise every day.
2. embrace my new Healthy Lifestyle
3. Look after myself properly.
4. Loose weight healthily, no crash diets or skipped meals.
5. Learn to be kinder to myself, if I have a bad day, or I break my eating plan, don't give up, just start again - I am worth it.

My Program:
1. Walk every day.
2. Eat 3 meals a day.
3. No late night eating.
4. Low fat, sugar and Carbs eating plan.
5, Friday night is cheat night.

Personal Information:
My name is Barbara, but I like to be called Babs. I am a young at heart 64, married to Peter who is 65 and we have one Son together Daniel, who is 25 in June of this year.
I class myself as Semi - retired because I would still like to work, if I can find a part time job here in Llandudno, North Wales.
For the 11 years before we moved here, from Birmingham, I worked as a Charity Shop Manager for a Large British Charity. I loved the work and would like to get back into it again, if possible.

Other Information:
I am an animal lover, and I would love to have a Cat or a little dog. Unfortunately we live in privately rented property, and the lease says - No Pets,
In the past I would have accepted that as the end of it - but my new Lifestyle means not just accepting my lot, it's about fighting for what I want.
So I am looking for a new home for us, one that will allow pets, and one that has a garden where I can grow flowers and my own veg.
Will I carry it through - you Betcha .

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SPIRITUALBEAR
5/11/2015 11:04:06 AM

Hi! I know you don t recognize the name...I had to take a new one cause I could not get my old one back when I returned. I was once one of your friends emoticon and it is lovely to see you again.

I have thought of you often...I found you when I saw you on Amy's page. If you go back through your spark goodies, you ;ll find me as ricochetbear emoticon

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AMYTRIPP
5/10/2015 9:28:23 AM

Hi hun,
I'm glad you're back! I'm just getting back as well after letting Spark go for awhile and then losing my husband to a very unexpected heart attack. We'll support each other on our comebacks, okay? emoticon



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DSBRIDE
5/5/2015 4:06:51 PM

Hi, I'm glad you're back. Thank you for the SP goodie. So much has happened to me while you were gone but things are getting better finally so you missed all the drama. Now we both can concentrate on SP and getting on with our journey. 😜




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LADYRH
3/31/2013 5:59:30 PM

Thanks for my Easter flowers.
Vivienne



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ANGELUS__QUINN
3/30/2013 7:38:19 PM

emoticon May your basket be full of blessings this Easter!! emoticon



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