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I am 57 years old a Registered Nurse that works full time in Pediatric ICU . I have done this for over 30 years now and I eat on the run , I can down a meal before you have yours loaded on your plate. I also have learned the bad habit of grazing on bad carbs at work because they were fast and easy ! So I have made a promise to myself to lose weight , get healthy and slow down and taste what I am eating !

Member Since: 7/3/2003

My Goals:
I started walking slowly almost a year ago after developing a lung problem . I still get very short of breath and my heart rate can get really high but I am determined to get back to where I was before! Last week I finally was able to make it 4 miles in one walk . I can't do it all the time but was so excited to make it once! Now to stay heathy and off steriods ! Loss 25-30 pounds and I will be one happy granny!


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I get up most mornings at 4 am before work and go to the gym and walk 1.5 -2 miles and do some light cardio then I go to work from 7am to usually 8 pm and if I can I try to go back to the gym and get the other mile or so in . Some days it just doesnt' happen . I am eating a low carb diet and drinking lots of water!



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I am orginally from Baton Rouge Louisiana (born and raised a southern belle) then since 1997 I have traveled around . Lived overseas for 2 years in Saudi as a contract Nurse in Riyadh then moved to NJ till after 9/11 then moved to Palo Alto California and worked at Lucille Packard Childrens Hospital for 5 years , I them moved back to the NJ area. I have 4 great grandchildren . ! grand daughter age 7 , 3 grandsons age 8. 4 and 2 .
my email address is nsld55@mac.com


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I love to fish and anything outdoors, I use to hunt (deer, squirrel and rabbit ) I love Cajun cooking !




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