SMILING_ANGIE   427
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My oldest son, Jay, and our puppy, Sara.





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I was always active and healthy. Then, the worst thing imaginable happened. My youngest son was diagnosed with cancer, an inoperable brain stem tumor. Suddenly, hospitals became our life. It was easier to grab a burger or something. And how could I tell him no. The whole family ballooned-up. When he passed away, at the age of 9, we ate our depression.

This year, my favorite charity is holding a 5k on what would have been my son's 17th birthday. Total light bulb moment. I ...
I was always active and healthy. Then, the worst thing imaginable happened. My youngest son was diagnosed with cancer, an inoperable brain stem tumor. Suddenly, hospitals became our life. It was easier to grab a burger or something. And how could I tell him no. The whole family ballooned-up. When he passed away, at the age of 9, we ate our depression.

This year, my favorite charity is holding a 5k on what would have been my son's 17th birthday. Total light bulb moment. I began training. Not just for the 5k, but for my life.




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Member Since: 4/12/2013

SparkPoints: 427

Fitness Minutes: 285

My Goals:
Lose 10 lbs
Run a 5k

My Program:
Exercise at least 10 minutes every day.
Weight train 3x a week.
Adopt a healthier way of eating.

Personal Information:
I'm originally from Bradenton, Florida, but I now live in a small town in southern Georgia with my son, mother, youngest brother, and 3 dogs.

Other Information:
I'm a "knit"-wit. My biggest thrill is finding a new knitting project.

I love NASCAR. Period.

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TURTLE69
4/14/2013 3:06:46 PM

Welcome to the Knitters Team! emoticon Feel free to add me as a friend. If you need any support or just someone to talk with, give me a holler.

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Vanessa



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