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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: 19,867

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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SASSYSAX
5/12/2015 8:59:56 AM

Thanks so much for your comment on Arjay's birthday blogs. We are very blessed to have one another.

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MOM2ACAT
5/11/2015 5:00:14 PM

Thank you for the Spark goodie emoticon



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MSLZZY
5/8/2015 9:18:22 AM

So glad you are getting some rain. We are probably not as dry as your area but it is the spring planting season and the farmers are getting antsy.



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DBELLE39
5/7/2015 8:22:52 AM

Thank you for commenting on my blog, I'm sure water retention is an issue as I've noticed my ankles & feet have been a little puffy. Time to up the water.



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DBELLE39
5/1/2015 8:23:32 AM

emoticon for commenting on my anniversary blog. It was really a great time, just getting away together without all the daily craziness.

Have a great weekend.



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