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Hi- My name is Pam, I live in Georgia. I have 1 husband, 1 18 yr old son in college (Georgia Southern University), and a bunch of animals that share my life. I have gained and lost weight so many times, I lost count. Finally, at the advice of my doctor, and to save my liver, I chose to be banded with Lap Band, Monday, Nov 27th 2007. I haven't always been overweight- I had a nice time in my life (late teens,early twenties) that I was fit and active. Something happened along the way, and I gained a lot of weight very fast. I don't want to pine for the past anymore- just make my future better. I'm hoping the old, depressed, fat, tired self died on the operating table; and a new me was born.

Update: It is now December, 2008. I've lost 85 lbs. I try to walk every day that I can, with hills, for about 3 miles. I also weight train about 3 days a week. For a special treat, I go kayaking. I feel much better. I'm no longer morbidly obese- just overweight. When I lose 8 more pounds, my BMI will be in the normal range. Yay!
UPdate 9/24/12 Lap Band problems. Not using it anymore. Gained 30 lbs.

Member Since: 6/30/2007

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My Goals:
-I would like to get my weight down to normal- control insulin resistance, high cholesterol, high blood pressure, NASH, etc
--Update: One of my short term goals was to take yoga in the spring. I accomplished that early! January- and I'm taking yoga now- as well as cardio and strength training a local gym (thanks to my son!)
Another goal was to take up kayaking. I am now a member of the Tn Valley Canoe Club, and have taken some trips with them, as well as on my own.
-Get to "Onderland" by May, 2008 DONE- Onederland reached in March 2008

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I'm learning to follow a "clean eating" lifestyle. I try to keep active with walking, weight training, yoga, kayaking, swimming in the summer. I'm starting to really focus on the weight training.

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11/19/2009- I had a little relapse- had most of the fluid removed from my band, gained some weight back. The main reason being because I quit my job, quit exercising, quit trying. I'm going to give it another go.

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    Roxie is a real cutie! Come back and visit us on the Boxer Buddies SparkTeam! We miss you!
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