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In the past couple of years I have been diagnosed with 4 pain conditions - FMS, Allodynia, Arthralgia and Neuropathy. I have a spinal injury which occurred at age 10 (but never pinpointed till age 41) and also sustained 5 herniated discs and arthritis in my spine. It is a challenge finding the fine line between the right amount of activity and going beyond that - which often results in prolonged periods of immobility. This has impacted adversely on my ...
one step at a time...

In the past couple of years I have been diagnosed with 4 pain conditions - FMS, Allodynia, Arthralgia and Neuropathy. I have a spinal injury which occurred at age 10 (but never pinpointed till age 41) and also sustained 5 herniated discs and arthritis in my spine. It is a challenge finding the fine line between the right amount of activity and going beyond that - which often results in prolonged periods of immobility. This has impacted adversely on my ability to exercise, and my weight has crept up as a result.

I am now trying to eat more consciously and be more aware of portion control. Like many Spark Page members, I do love my food.

I love meeting new friends, so feel free to stop by and say hello.
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Member Since: 9/13/2010

SparkPoints: 19,520

Fitness Minutes: 1,688

My Goals:
Movement as often as possible.

Keep focusing on the positives.

Treat myself well, and focus on taking the small steps, one at a time.

My Program:
Being mindful of portion control.

Move my body as much as I can within limits.

Never give up.

Personal Information:
I was born and live in the lovely South Australian city of Adelaide again, after spending 8 years in Hobart and 4 in Melbourne.

Other Information:
I love animals, and lost my beloved cat Coco aged 17, in December 2009.

My interests include travel (reading, TV shows and DVDs) since I am a bit restricted in getting about; occasional bursts of creativity (writing, art); reading; photography; and I am an Anglophile who would love to visit the UK one day...

Inspirational Quote:

People who succeed have momentum. The more they succeed, the more they want to succeed, and the more they find a way to succeed. Similarly, when someone is failing, the tendency is to get on a downward spiral that can even become a self-fulfilling prophecy.
~Tony Robbins

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JUDITH316
8/30/2014 5:04:14 PM

Afternoon emoticon Nattacia

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Just dropping in to say hi & wish you a great weekend ahead...

From my Home to Yours, Happy Labor Day Weekend...

emoticon for your continued support and friendship...




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8/27/2014 2:08:26 PM

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"To be great, be whole; Exclude nothing. Be whole in everything." Fernando Pessoa
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CLAIREINPARIS
8/21/2014 2:49:54 PM

emoticon very much Nattacia for your kind words on my blog 'A hike in the Brie area East of Paris'! I don't always take the time to thank you for your comments, but I am always grateful for them! emoticon



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1BEACHWALKER
8/20/2014 1:36:40 PM

emoticon Natticia! So good to hear from you. Hope this day is going good for you! Glad you enjoyed the blog and thank you for commenting. I always feel better when going to the beach,= the sea air and the crashing waves sounds, & the seabirds. Not too crazy about the sand...tracking it everywhere, but it's not bad either. I am glad I have that video right there for easy access for myself even, I can sit and relax while watching it.
Take care and hope you are feeling ok. emoticon



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FLEMIDG
8/19/2014 12:35:00 AM

Nattacia. Thank you so much for reading my blog and for your offer of prayers. I so appreciate your friendship and support. I am praying that things improve for you as well. God bless you my friend.

Darlene



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