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Hi All
I am 74 years old and a diabetic who has also had cancer three times and now surgery coming up again to check for it again in March 2017 .Skin cancer in 1996, Bladder cancer in 2009, and Breast Cancer in 2011. Three surgerys and chemo and radiation done :).

I just started trying to do more walking outside. I am in TOPS every Monday night and also on Spark People and use the Nutrition Tracker and the Fitness Tracker to keep track of steps, calories etc.
minutes I want to build up to a lot more walking next :) Also riding my exercise bike at home. Had to quit the gym when the price went up again. So trying exercise at home.


Member Since: 12/31/2011

Fitness Minutes: 2,881

My Goals:
My Goal is to lose 47 more pounds or at least . I have diabetes and my A1C was clear up to

and want to be able to move and walk better and live my life as I was before a few setbacks. Working on it now for the last three weeks and decided to get back to Spark People to encourage others as well as get support and encouragement myself. Hope to be able to help others along the journey to a healthier thinner life


My Program:
I am in a local TOPS group and have been since 2009 and it helped me a lot but a couple of cancers and other things threw me off and I backslide . Using my food tracker and exercise tracker the fibit zip which I just bought from Spark People is terrific it is encouraging me to get up and move and making me want to exercise a little more each day. Hope some day to get up to the 6,000 steps a week goal.



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I was married for 56 years minus a week when he died. I have 10 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. I married at 17 and stayed married to the same guy. I am a widow now though since June 3, 2016


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I love reading and James . Patterson is my favorite especially Alex Cross, the Women's Murder Club and Michael Bennett Series. Club and ALex Cross Books and Michael Bennett. Also mysterys and love storys and mail order brides and Oregon Trial type books about trhe 1800's.




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  • v MYJERR4ME
    Well I am not in my 70's yet 63 in May. I think a lot of the skin can tighten up I also started some neck exercises in front of the mirrors looks really silly but we will see if it works
    194 days ago
  • v GGKIDS7
    The girls on the Over 70 group are excited to have a new member and waiting for you to come and chat. Just click on the 70 speed limit sign and go down to the chat. See you there.

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    1129 days ago
  • v GRANJERRY1
    Thank you for the friend add and the goodie.....

    Loved reading about you.... and wish you a great journey on SP towards being healthier and fitter.

    I see that you are way younger than me, so remember dear friend if I could pick up the thread and lose weight towards a healthier life at 85 you can definitely do better than me. We are always here to cheer and support you.

    Also I see we do have a lot of similarities, the biggest one being our DH's medical condition...and not to mention the wonderful support our family is to us.

    Looking forward to you as a great friend....

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    1131 days ago
  • v MOMMADOT630
    Thank you so much for making me a friend and sending the rainbow one of my favorites ~ since I am always starting a new beginning in this weight lost struggle...we will help each other along the way Pris. Hugs and Blessing. Dot
    1133 days ago
  • v GGKIDS7
    I want to ask you again to come and post on our Anyone over 70 chat. Just click on the speed limit sign and go down to chat and join us. We are waiting for you.
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    team leader-Marlene
    1134 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/14/2014 11:39:15 AM
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