In 1981 I lost 52 pounds and was looking great. Getting to feel good about myself. Then life happened. My husband got laid off work and couldn't find any work. We moved in with my mom and dad. I stayed at my weight for about 4 monthes. Started putting on pounds and didn't know why. Went to doctor. I was pregnant! ( I thought I couldn't get pregnant. Long story.) I was shocked. After my daughter was born, 3 monthes later I got pregnant again with her little sister. First pregnancy I put on 25 pounds. Second one I put on 45 lbs. You guessed it. After that it was a battle. In the beginning of 2006 I weighed 247. It kept climbing. In 4 monthes, I went to the doctor at 278 lbs. Found out I had a thyroid problem. I started losing and gaining. I am now at 270. I didn't have the money for weight watchers or some other weight lose program, I was getting depressed. I found Smartpeople not even a week ago but I feel positive that this is going to work. Already some of my clothes feel a little looser. I am determined to be that sexy person I was before I moved in with my parents long ago. By the way, my husband and I live alone now and the kids are all grown so I have more time to focus on myself. I set my goal for Dec 2010 but if it takes longer than that, so be it, as long as I can have the support of the Smartpeople team.
My goal is to get back to the weight I was when I felt healthy and alive. To be able to go into a department store and try on anything that catches my eye instead of settling for something that will fit.
Going on a journey to teach myself how to eat the proper foods again to maintain my weight. Doing exercize to build tone and make me feel healthy.
I am from Missouri. Been here all my life. I am married to a wonderful man, who supports me in my journey. Together we have 5 children. Three are married. We have 3 grandbabies,2 are boys. We have one grandbaby due in Oct. Another boy.I like to travel and meet new people. I am very family oriented. I love my family. I love my Heavenly Father. I love my country , the good old USA. God bless America and God bless our troops. Oh, and last but not least, I would love to go on a cruise and to go on a ghost hunting adventure. My hobby is geneology.
I like to read christian romances, I like the book and movie , Gone with the Wind. Other movies are; Quigley Down Under, Bridges of Madison County, Somewhere in Time, Indiana Jones series, The Sixth Sense, and Seven Brides for Seven Brothers. Books I like are wrote by Agatha Christy, Debbie Macomber, Janette Oke, Gail Sattler, Dean Koonz novels of Odd Thomas. I like to watch Two and a Half Men, The Big Bang Theory,Ghost Hunters, Ghost Hunters International, Ghostly Encounters, Haunted, Haunted History, and The Locator. Also at Christmas (my favorite time of the year) I like watching all the Christmas movies on TV and VCR.
| current weight: 254.4
I haven't heard from you for awhile and am hoping it's because you are so busy that you barely have time to eat. LOL So fill me in on how things are going for you. I think it's way cool to be family oriented in this day and age. I look at so many of the young people that have their kids, leave them with sitters all day and then holler at them all night because the parents are tired and still have home chores to do. Maybe with a smaller house, and no cable TV or cell phones or all the other gadgets they use now, they could have one of them home with their kids. But that's almost impossible for single parents. Their burden is extreme.
2456 days ago
I am so touched by your story. I am now 32 years old and have no kids of my own. The last I heard I was unable to conceive. It is so amazing to see how God works in our lives. Wasnting expecting one and you got yet another. I am so blessed just hearing about the blessings God gave you, thank you for sharing.
2472 days ago
Thanks so much for the comment on my spark page. It sounds to me like you are a believer too. You might want to checked out Girls of God team and if you enjoy reading, try Christian Bookworms. I'm prejudiced because I am on both teams and love the support I get there. It looks like you are new to Spark. I'd love to help show you around.
2488 days ago