Starting Weight 224
Halfway goal~ 183
FINAL GOAL 142..what my drivers license say!
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I am a professional Yo-Yo. I competitively swam my entire life and never learned how to eat right. I suffer body image issues like so many people. I am 36 years old.
Below is what I have mostly in my Thoracic Spine (bra line of spine)
Degenerative Spine Disease
Anterior Bone Spurs,
Lordosis in the Lumbar Spine
(A spinal hemangioma is a primary, benign tumor most common in the thoracic and lumbar spine. . This type of tumor typically affects the vertebral body, but also can affect muscles. The tumor has few symptoms, and is often found on examination for another condition. It is most common in patients aged 30-50. Hemangioma patients are closely watched for signs of compression fractures, neurologic dysfunction or the development of a soft tissue mass as a result of the hemangioma.
On top of that I am blessed with Fibromyalgia/CFS(chronic fatigue), put that together like a sandwich and I have depression on the side. I hide it well, I am funny and loving and would give the shirt off my back to those I love. I am married and happy, we have 3 wonderful boys and we are huge outdoors people. I was told by a neurosurgeon that the only option for me was to drop off 50 lbs.
So you see, it's not only about my self-image, my self-esteem, it's about my spine.
My spine hurts.
My goals..well ..just like the Neuro put it..Take off the 50lbs because that is what I need for my spine health. DUMP FAST FOOD..it is my EVIL in my life
Trying hard to drink more water..eliminate soda and work out regularly for my physical and mental health
I am 36 years old, married and we have 3 great kids! We love the outdoors and are very active people! We live in Ohio and love to fish, travel and be outside! I love to make quilts & jewelry...specially jewelry because I found it very relaxing, you should give it a try! Afterall, who doesn't like jewelry as a gift?
| current weight: 214.0
It is only when we silent the blaring sounds of our daily existence that we can finally hear the whispers of truth that life reveals to us, as it stands knocking on the doorsteps of our hearts. - K.T. Jong
1765 days ago
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1828 days ago
And finally, I want to acknowledge that making changes in your life is never an easy task. The key, however, is not to get caught up in the distance you have to go to get to where you want to be. Nor should you despair over the amount of control you have over your circumstances. Progress is made in the small, intentional steps, and chances are, you have more power than you think. By focusing on little steps you can take every day, the progress you make will motivate you to continue your journey, and eventually, you can go wherever you want to go. The important thing is simply to begin. ...Stephen Cherniske, M.S
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1842 days ago
“One day at a time--this is enough. Do not look back and grieve over the past for it is gone; and do not be troubled about the future, for it has not yet come. Live in the present, and make it so beautiful it will be worth remembering.”
and one of my all-time favorites
"Life is not measured by the number of breaths we take, but by the moments that take our breath away"
Enjoy your weekend, my friend!
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