potato harvest 07
My BMI tells me I am obese, tho I only feel overweight! Who cares what label I have, I need to get in better shape. And maybe my high blood pressure will go down, too.
Wasn't really too motivated to get in shape til I saw SparkPeople! I was hooked in a day!
Started spark nov. 06 at 83 kilos.
As of Oct, 2007: no longer obese!!!!!(73,3 kilos)
Oct. 31, 2007: found a lump on my right breast
Nov. 15th, 2007 lumpectomy
dec. 4th started chemo
mar. 28th 08 done chemo and weigh 77 kilos!!! Yuck back to being obese!!!)
April 22 08 starting radiation
May 30th last day of radiation! 79 kgs
Maintain present weight while doing radiation or go down.
Eventually get down to 73 again.
- walk 6000 steps a day
- drink 2-3 liters of water a day
-eat 6 fruits and veggies a day
I am from Pennsylvania, but have been living in Norway for 25 years!
I teach the deaf and hard-of-hearing.
Like to knit (mostly socks and other small items that I can finish)
quilt (i am just a beginner, have made countless potholders and placemats!)
garden (organic, mostly herbs and vegetables, tho in recent years I have been getting interested in lupines, fuchsias and sunflowers.
read - I read a whole lot! Some favorite authors are Jodi Picoult, Elizabeth George, Maeve Binchy, Barbara Pym, Marion Keyes, Jane Austen.
Live on a little farm near the sea, right now we have a (fat) dog that gets lots of walks, a cat, a rabbit, and about 6 hens. Norwegian hubby and 2 kids.
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| current weight: 174.0
Just to say that I hope you are simply away for a while. Haven't seen you, and wish all good things for you! Love, Becky
2114 days ago
If I want to reply to a comment you made on my page, do I need to come here in order for you to see it? That seems a bit bulky.
I've already learned a little something about my eating, didn't get close to enough protein yesterday (love my carbs). That surprised me.
2598 days ago
Hi Debby. I couldn't find you in the search, probably wasn't doing something right. I'm glad you found me. I'm really hoping SP helps me get a handle on my weight.
2599 days ago
Just dropping in on my Spark Buddies with good wishes for the coming week! Let's have fun in the sun and enjoy some healthy habits! Don't forget to drink enough water!
2647 days ago
Parallel daffodil universes! I just noticed that the ones I planted nearly 10 years ago are up to beat the band this year and they look particularly lovely and joyful after a long long winter! Good to hear from you!!! :) B
2718 days ago