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No matter how slow or how fast I move towards that goal, I'm getting there. One step at a time!





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Update: In September I started a new job, was told I could possibly have kidney cancer, was told I have fatty liver disease, and that I have a 13 cm growth in my abdomen. Fast forward to today, February 13, 2014. I just had a hysterectomy 2 weeks ago, I'm off work for 6 more weeks. The growth was removed, the kidney has been checked over and is not cancerous. When I recover from this surgery, I need to get my butt in gear again. I can't cure fatty liver disease, but I can stop it from getting ...
Update: In September I started a new job, was told I could possibly have kidney cancer, was told I have fatty liver disease, and that I have a 13 cm growth in my abdomen. Fast forward to today, February 13, 2014. I just had a hysterectomy 2 weeks ago, I'm off work for 6 more weeks. The growth was removed, the kidney has been checked over and is not cancerous. When I recover from this surgery, I need to get my butt in gear again. I can't cure fatty liver disease, but I can stop it from getting worse.

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I started going to the gym in late December 2011. Since then I've gained weight. Granted I haven't been going more than 2-3 times a week. And I fell off the Sparkpeople wagon so I was not recording my food. But what the heck? Everybody else seems to be able to eat whatever they want, they don't exercise, and yet I am the one gaining the weight. Yes, woe is me. I love food and I'd rather be scrapbooking than exercising. I just wish there was a magic pill that I could take that would just make me 154 lbs (normal range for my height) without me having to work at it. But I guess that's not the case and I have to just get my butt back in gear. I am happy that I can now do some running again with my plantar fascitiis being under control. Well, wish me luck as I climb back on this dumb wagon yet again!
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Member Since: 1/21/2011

SparkPoints: 4,782

Fitness Minutes: 2,963

My Goals:
I would like to get down to 154 lbs. This puts me in the "normal range" instead of the "obese" or "overweight" range.

My Program:
I am back to counting calories on SparkPeople.com and have had orthotics made for my runners. Despite this, I continue to have trouble with plantar fasciitis if I over do things. I have now joined a gym and am aiming to go to it 3x week.

Personal Information:
I've been married for over 17 years and am a proud mom of two girls, age 12 and 14. I'm not a huge fan of exercise, and I love food. Unfortunately!

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I love shopping, scrapbooking and cardmaking. I also enjoy geocaching!

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JEWEL7508
1/20/2013 12:58:38 AM

You lost 5 lbs and didn't tell me! I'm so proud of you!!!



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EEPERJESI
1/11/2012 8:56:12 AM

Thanks for your comment! It's nice to hear that someone understands how I feel... Thanks for the support :)



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JEWEL7508
1/4/2012 9:19:12 AM

So proud to see you back! And you are doing AMAZING at the gym...thanks for Sparking my motivation. Love ya!



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CASSIOEPIA
9/18/2011 8:42:50 PM

For my PF, I did all the traditional stuff:
- rolled the arch on a frozen water bottle
- stretched
- tried to stay off using it (as if that's possible)

I did the expensive stuff:
- physical therapy
- orthotics
- new shoes every three months
- used the Strassbourg Sock at night

The SSock probably helped me the most with pain management, and I found relief the first night I wore it. But I still had pain all day long, just not the "stepping on broken glass" kind of pain first thing in the morning.

I can't say that any one thing helped me to run again, except that PF had to run it's course until it was done. I was mostly off running for eighteen months, and for four of those months, I was even off walking, plus for two months I did absolutely no cardio or strength training.

Frustrating is the right word to describe this condition. I hope yours does not last this long. I have learned a very valuable lesson though, on pushing through workouts when you first feel pain. I don't think I'll ever make that mistake again.

Take care.
Judi



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SEEKINGMYPATH
7/1/2011 11:02:47 PM

HI! Just wanted to thank-you for stopping by my page earlier in the month and welcoming me to Spark. Somehow I overlooked your post.
I love the support I get on Spark...it truly was a good move! Stop by my page anytime to say "hi." Spark on and...Happy Canada Day!



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