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My Incredible Shrinking family

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Hello my little Spark family I know two blogs in one day what's wrong with me...lol but this one I had to write I'm so very proud of my son...He's so amazing to me...and I just want to shout it out from the roof tops...On Jan 21st this year I found out my beautiful boys were pre-diabetic and boy did that jolt my system into reality for them...I just thought they were to young to be given such a diagnosis well I wasn't going to stand by and let this just happen to them it was time I step up for them and do something...so I changed they changed we changed and here's what we did......We drowned ourselves in water, we stopped eating out....we starting cooking at home everyday of the week....we starting eating fruits and veggies with every every every oh did I say every meal....we left the sweets and juices and sodas alone.....cut out a lot of pastas....we exercised like little fools...

My eldest started Hip Hops Abs and my youngest and I did a variety of things like basketball, football, soccer, and oh yeah walking with mom.....He's started Hip Hop Abs today....Woohoo.....well long story short my youngest didn't have much weight to loose not much at all but my oldest in 5 month lost 25 lbs he went from 176 to 151 BMI dropped 5.5 % and his blood work we go back tomorrow for his A1c or Ac1 whichever it is that tells us about his diabetes I just know it's going to be good news...I'm so not worried about it....well now I'm going to attempt to download two pics so you can see how he look then and now.....Here goes oh yeah He's 15 yrs old



now this one was taken 5 months ago notice the midsection and chubby face



and this one was taken yesterday....hard work and dedication baby

Tema
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MEADSBAY 6/27/2013 4:11PM

    What a wonderful story!
True love in your family-
keep up the good work-all of you!
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BE-THE-CHANGE 6/17/2013 11:57PM

    That is wonderful!!

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SHANSHE 6/17/2013 9:03PM

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MODDEDCOROLLA 6/15/2013 2:34PM

    Hard work and DEDICATION indeed! WOW!

Your son has done great, in fact you and your whole family have made some great lifestyle changes, congratulations!

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CM_GARDNER78 6/15/2013 12:32AM

    Team - that is AWESOME!!!!!!!!! You all should be so proud of the progress you're making!!! Keep it up - your Tigers are here for you!! I hope you are feeling better tonight! :-( (((HUGS)))

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DECLETJ 6/14/2013 5:07PM

    Tema
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LRSILVER 6/14/2013 3:24PM

    Excellent. Congrats

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GEMSTONE2012 6/14/2013 10:56AM

    Hi Tema!!! I read your blog today, so proud of you and your boys! You are giving them tools for a lifetime of health and fitness! You look amazing in your photo! Just getting back at it again, I'm in the summer challenge too! Keep up the amazing work!
Jeannie

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SUZIEW27 6/13/2013 5:48PM

    emoticon What a great influence you are on your kids!

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MYJUNIEMOON 6/13/2013 11:53AM

    The family that works out and eats healthly together..... Stays together!!

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GORIANA 6/13/2013 10:44AM

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RISENABOVE 6/13/2013 7:37AM

    Tema the progress he has made is AH..MAZ..ING!! You all should be very proud of the healthy lifestyle changes you're making! Your dedication to being healthy is something those boys are going to carry with them FOREVER! No better gift, than the education and execution of healthy choices! emoticon

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DRADDIE 6/12/2013 11:55PM

    Wow what a phenomenal change! You definitely should be proud of both you and him!!!

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BLOOIZEANGEL 6/12/2013 11:29PM

    Rock on my sweet Tema!!! That is fantastic! Way to be a role model for your kids and doing the journey with them.

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MCELLO58 6/12/2013 10:40PM

    Wow! What a difference. I know you're a proud mama. You should be proud of yourself too for realizing that a change needed to be made. I bet he feels proud of himself too. emoticon

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KAB7801 6/12/2013 10:39PM

    Wow what difference
Great job dad!
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They'll be fine with your help, love and guidance
Kim

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