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. I am 85 dealing with post polio syndrome which limits my doing any exercise, yet losing is very important , so that I put less pressure on already stressed joints.I need the information presented here and the interaction with other membersl
. I am 85 dealing with post polio syndrome which limits my doing any exercise, yet losing is very important , so that I put less pressure on already stressed joints.I need the information presented here and the interaction with other membersl


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Member Since: 4/23/2006

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Watch intake of food better. Want to get to 150, then see how much farther I should go.

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No real program, but do like to read the info from Spark people and get inspiration from their successes.

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I am Betty I., AKA Javagal (I love mocha javas unfortunately) I was born in MN. but left when I was 8 yrs old, to live in warmer CA. I married at 18, lived in North Hollywood, and then many cities in So. CA. Now in Sacramento. At 23, I contracted polio after having had two children. Came out of hospital after 7 wks. Could walk fairly well. Never used any help to walk. In the mid 70''s I was hit with post polio syndrome. Something I had no knowledge of until in the 80''s. Just knew I was doing a lot of falling and always tired. Had two more children after polio so have two boys and two girls. I spend my days in a power chair, and am thankful for it. Just not possible to do any exercise, can do some stretches, that''s all. Hard to lose this way, but I am going to try my hardest as the extra weight does not help the aches and pains. Love this site!! I joined 50+ members with 50-99 pounds to lose, and one other with great people but I couldn't keep up with the correspondence neces

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Favorite book other than the Bible: "In the Presence of My Enemies" by Gracia Burnham. A true story of her and her husband's almost year in the captivity of the Albu Sayyaif terrorist group through the jungles of the Philippines.

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9/8/2014 1:29:13 PM

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9/7/2014 8:37:16 PM

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WOLFTORTOISE
9/6/2014 2:53:26 PM

How are you today, Betty? It's gray and dreary out, thunderstorms have moved past, but it's sprinkling a little. The electricity was out for an hour or so, and the generator is having an issue. The MS monster is visiting me today.



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9/5/2014 8:46:39 PM

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SANDISOCAROLINA
9/3/2014 11:31:38 PM

Thinking of you Betty. Take care dear one. emoticon



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