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Hi. I'm a 46/divorced/female from Iowa (Quad-Cities). I am a Certified Dialysis Nurse and am evening charge nurse where I work. I love dialysis nursing but hate the ramifications of my hours. I work 10-11 hour days and eating is sporadic to say the least. You can't eat when you're hungry so you shovel in a bunch of saltines or whatever else is available at the time and then when you do get a break it's always interrupted and you have to eat fast. I also find it difficult cooking for one so often times I'm getting take out.

I've been overweight most of my adulthood and am tired of it. I have a problem with getting motivated to move. I don't think I eat that much but obviously I am since I'm gaining weight. Sooooooo I figured I'd join and track things and see just exactly how much I am putting into my mouth and the beneifts of tracking nutrition/health.

I've been thinking about bariatric surgery but am on the fence with this one. I guess we're all looking for that quick fix, eh?


Member Since: 8/24/2008

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My goals as of right now are to become healthier. Get fit and in shape to be around a long time for my family.


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I'm going to track my food intake. I will be using my treadmill and handweights on a regular basis also.



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I am a 46 y.o. divorced female trying to get to the bottom of my weight problem. Been divorced for 2+ years and have 2 beautiful grown children and 3 beautiful granddaughters. Full-time nurse working 2nd shift, 10 hour days and a new homeowner.


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  • v GOLONGFORIT2000
    Quadcity Picnic for Sparkers..
    July 11th AT 1pm Vander Veer Park
    Go sign up on the team page to let us know what your bringing.
    -HOPE TO SEE YOU THERE!

    Sparked in the QC's group
    2639 days ago
  • v DDOORN
    Welcome to the All Health Professionals SparkTeam!

    So pleased you've joined our Team! The Spark is THE place on the 'net for making lasting lifelong improvements in our health and well-being!

    Looking forward to seeing you join in posting thoughts / feedback on our message boards! We've got some challenges going if you're looking for more motivation! Check it out!

    Don, Co-Leader for the All Health Professionals SparkTeam
    http://teams.sparkpeople.com/HealthPros
    2915 days ago
  • v IMAMOMWIFECNA
    Hi there fellow Iowan. I am a CNA from Iowa who works 3rd shift. What part of Iowa are you from?
    2915 days ago
  • v SHOESRGOOD
    Welcome Beth! I too am from Iowa. Please feel free to visit my sparkpage and email me. Maybe we live close enough to buddy up! Good luck to you!
    2916 days ago
  • v JSPITZNO
    Hello Beth I am also from Iowa. I just wanted to wish you the best of luck. you can add me to your friends page if you want.
    2920 days ago