VINTAGEBABE1   18,808
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My daughter Lea and I taken a few years ago!





Taken January 30, 2012 prior to getting my hair cut.





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Back to Basics

You never think it will happen to you! But then it does, and you have to learn to be you all over again.

My physical, emotional and mental health has gone downhill since suffering a stroke in 2002. I need to get back to some basics in order to find myself again, recreate myself, do what I can to build my body, mind, and self confidence stronger.

It's a constant, daily struggle and if it hadn't been for my daughter, I may have given up long ago. She's the one that ...
You never think it will happen to you! But then it does, and you have to learn to be you all over again.

My physical, emotional and mental health has gone downhill since suffering a stroke in 2002. I need to get back to some basics in order to find myself again, recreate myself, do what I can to build my body, mind, and self confidence stronger.

It's a constant, daily struggle and if it hadn't been for my daughter, I may have given up long ago. She's the one that kept me going day to day; gave me the reason to get as far as I have done. Now that she's a young woman herself, & my other kids are now grown, it's time for me to get Back to Basics for me!





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Member Since: 2/14/2008

SparkPoints: 18,808

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My Goals:
~~ Learn to cope and adapt to various health issues acquired since 2002.....
~~ Do whatever I can to get rid of this lung cancer!
~~ Keep my Crohn's under control!
~~ Find a way to get and stay motivated & inspired DAILY!
~~ Let my Creative Critter out to play more often!



My Program:
~~Do 3 healthy things daily
~~Do simple exercises at least 10 minutes daily.
~~ Do something creative each day
~~ Write in my journal on a regular basis.
~~ Do a RAK each day.
~~ Be kind to myself daily.

Personal Information:
~~ Creative Minded
~~ Empty Nest Mom
~~ Canadian (Ontario)
~~ Work from Home as a: Virtual Assistant, Event Planner, Genealogist, Researcher, Consultant & more...Just Ask!


Other Information:
~~ Dumpster Diva
~~ Tree Hugger
~~ Enjoy helping others

~~ Facebook Addict
~~ Sparkpeople Addict
~~ Pogo Addict
~~ Care2 Addict

~~ New Life!
~~ New Love!
~~ New Me!

But I STILL miss being "Mom"

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Health Issues:
~~ Stroke Survivor (2002)
~~ Chronic Depression (2002)
~~ Crohn's Disease (2007)
~~Osteopenia (2007)
~~ Mild Scoliosis (2008)
~~ Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (2009)
~~Stage 1, Non-Small Cell Carcinoma (Lung Cancer) diagnosed New Year's Eve 2011/2012







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USE2BWILD
2/1/2012 4:54:55 PM

I will keep you in my prayers. Sounds like you have a lot going on. Keep the faith and take care of yourself! emoticon



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VINTAGEBABE1
9/2/2011 11:20:02 PM

Thanks Dragonfly...I've still got one family member in hospital, just recently out of ICU...and another close friend just put in ICU almost 3 weeks ago, in another city,
Needless to say, haven't been keeping up with much of anything!! LOL

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MYDRAGONFLY
9/1/2011 2:09:00 PM

I have been so behind on getting messages to the Dare 2 be different team members - hope you are well and that you come back to visit the team challenges soon.

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FOXYFOTOGRAPHER
6/11/2011 1:19:39 AM

Hope you are finding time to DARE TO BE DIFFERENT this week! Hope to see you on the team boards soon!

Happy Sparking!

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BATTISTOLI
4/29/2011 3:36:50 PM

thank you for my wonderful birthday wishes!! emoticon



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