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Good riddance 2015, looking forward to a better 2016

2015 was a bad year in many ways. While I did not end up weighing more than I started, I didn't lose more than a couple of pounds, and many challenges came our way throughout the year. Our son and his wife split up, starting what is the nastiest divorce case I have ever heard of, which has resulted in lots of legal troubles for him and him not being able to see his son more than a few hours a week if at all. As if worrying about him and our grandkids is not enough, my husband was diagnosed ...
2015 was a bad year in many ways. While I did not end up weighing more than I started, I didn't lose more than a couple of pounds, and many challenges came our way throughout the year. Our son and his wife split up, starting what is the nastiest divorce case I have ever heard of, which has resulted in lots of legal troubles for him and him not being able to see his son more than a few hours a week if at all. As if worrying about him and our grandkids is not enough, my husband was diagnosed with bile duct cancer in February. He had surgery to remove the tumor and several parts of his digestive system in March. He had radiation with oral chemo, then chemo infusions and more oral chemo in an effort to keep it from coming back. So far there is no sign of recurrence, but he still has ongoing digestive issues and will be meeting with a surgeon in a few days to discuss a second surgery. We are hoping that will make him feel better and start to get some strength back. He is currently on social security disability and retired from his job early due to his illness. In the meantime I am still working full time (there are still bills to be paid) as well as taking on some of the household chores that he used to do but physically can't manage these days. 2015 was pretty rough but we are optimistic that things will get better in 2016. I am hopeful that I can focus more on my own health and take off some of my excess weight this year.
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Member Since: 3/15/2006

SparkPoints: 237,080

Fitness Minutes: 140,263

My Goals:
I would like to be able to climb stairs without being out of breath and to sit down and not see (and feel) a roll of belly fat!

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I belong to TOPS for the accountability of weekly weigh-ins and face-to-face support, but I like the 24/7 availability of SparkPeople. I am trying to be careful about portions sizes and also to make smarter choices, substituting healhier versions of some of my favorite foods rather than giving them up completely. Watching what and how much I eat along with exercising regularly should get me closer to my goal weight.

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My name is Beverly and I live in southern Vermont. I have an adult son and daughter and four grandchildren- three boys and one girl.

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BRENDAF761
11/12/2013 6:48:16 AM

Good luck on finding your snow tires! I'm just not into winter at all! I love to swim and lay in the sun. Winter is just depressing for me. I do home daycare so I'm stuck in the house when it's cold out! Have a great day! emoticon emoticon



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MAYBER
9/30/2013 11:47:19 PM

Thank you for the bouquet of flowers that was very thoughtful of you
We are doing okay Lose a bit of DH each day in a different way however he is happy and safe
Getting things ready for the snow months have a few flowers to get transplanted had to put up a new fence between a neighbor and us we shared the cost and it looks so nice will last for as long as we live here we are pretty much homebound I do get out at least once a week and most times two have someone come to sit with DH
Truly we do take one day at a time
Love prayers peace
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POETCHICK
8/16/2013 2:15:38 PM

Just stopping by to wish you a fabulous weekend! Don't forget to drink that water and move that body! We can do this!

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POETCHICK
8/14/2013 11:03:21 PM

Thanks so much for the warm welcome and Spark Goodie!

Stephanie



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BESCATS
4/1/2013 4:38:04 PM

Hi, I hope you don't mind, but I did post an April Fitness challenge in the Daily Goals Forum.

Would you check it out, and send an email to the team.
Also, would you put a "sticky" on it.

If this is a problem, please let me know.



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