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life style changes

Thursday, July 24, 2014

In recent years my life has changed in many ways.
1. I had cancer and was told I had a 20 percent change of survival
2 I went on an experimental trail
These two things dramatically changed my view of life and living

3 My husband retired
4 My husband died within 6 months of retirement
These two things changed my relationships in my family and my life style and many of my friends

5. My son's family moved in with me - very stressful - very different life styles
6. they moved out - more stress - family conflict
Huge relationship changes, depression, self doubt

7. my daughter moved in with her boyfriend
8 My daughter married and had children
Ease of tension and stress, better relationships with everyone, someone to help me - similar life styles

9 I changed positions at my job from classroom teacher to staff development
10. I retired
Huge lifestyle changes and professional relationship changes

11. Diagnosed with diabetes
12. Started focusing on my own health
I have made significant health improvements, but not significant weight loss

Coming soon
SIL will be working full time, grandchildren will be in day care, I will be on my own for most of the day - need to use this to my advantage, to make those changes that will change my weight loss statistics

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    An amazing inspirational Survivor.
    Time to shift the focus to you now!
    You so so so incredibly deserve it!
    816 days ago
    You are an amazing woman. You can do anything you set your mind to.

    Put you first on your list!!!
    820 days ago
    You are an incredible survivor in so many many ways. All of these things have shaped you into who you are today, no matter how painful much of it must have been. You are an amazingly giving and caring woman, not to mention bright and successful. I am confident that you will also be successful in reaching the healthy goals you are striving for. And remember, we are all here to help you when the going gets you for sure are here for us.
    God bless you. I am so honored that you are my spark friend. emoticon
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    820 days ago
    That's a lot to deal with but you sound like you are moving ahead. emoticon
    820 days ago
    Need them
    820 days ago
    WOW! You have been through a lot of changes. You seem to be very adaptable. Do use the new freedom to focus on things that matter to you. Blessings on the journey! emoticon
    820 days ago
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