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Our new grandbaby, Peter Benjamin

Laurel, Charlie and Sadie

Grandson helped make banana bread. Have a great week!


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"Your body is the vessel in which you live your life." (The Spark by Chris Downie)

(2014 weight- high 170.5, low 165.5)
(2015 weight- high 179, low 166.5)
(2016 weight- high 180, low. 173.0)

January: 174.6
March: 172.0
April: 172.0
May: 169.6
June 172.6

Fell, cracked pelvis. 12 weeks bedrest.
June 18- Enterovirus from grandson....chills, cgest congestion, coughing

January 179.6

January-February: fighting upper respiratory and sinus congestion.
March: On Antibiotics for bacterial infection.....once cleared, I started Enbrel for my RA which lasted 3 weeks. 3 more bouts of needing antibiotics. November- 2 teeth pulled.

March- Looking for motivation....outside myself. Joined several new teams


I spent January lowering steroids and in pain. I went back to 5 mg prednisone. Feb. Cataracts surgery. March Cataracts eye drops. April- visiting daughter with her first baby. May- cataracts surgery, issues under a crown. May-June urinary infection. So many antibiotics this year. July- living with daughter and SIL helping with care of 3 month old grandson and walking two dogs- baby boot camp. July- My brother died. Not focused. Trying to find my way.

Member Since: 8/11/2010

Fitness Minutes: 114,740

My Goals:

-Track my food and water using spark food tracker

-Track physical activity using spark

My Program:
o monitoring nutrition and water
o walking with walker
o using chair videos with modifications
o line dancing 3 x week (can't- on 12 weeks bedrest)
o walking the dog daily ( can't- on 12 weeks bedrest)
o connecting with others for support
o participating in challenges- Spring 5% challenge 2017

Personal Information:
I live in Rockport, Texas near the Gulf of Mexico.

My daughter and her husband lived in West Africa for three years. They are now back in D C area. They have a toddler son and another boy due this May. They are moving to Brasilia, Brazil in September.

My husband and I love our little terrier, Sadie.

Other Information:
I love to read: spy novels, mysteries, historical romance and funny romance. I enjoy playing mahjonng with friends (currently playing online while on bedrest) I love line dance but now can only walk with walker.

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