SHARILYNN468's SparkPeople Blog http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal.asp?id=SHARILYNN468 SHARILYNN468's Blog on SparkPeople, home of free diet plans and a healthy living community SparkPeople.com http://assets2.sparkpeople.com/assets/nav/logo_spark.gif http://www.sparkpeople.com/ `face http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5779308 <em>204</em> <BR> <BR> Hi everybody! <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> Sorry for the no make-up in 2 of the pics :) <BR> <BR> The 1st pic I just now took. Was curious to see if I seen any difference in a photo since the last one (the yellow dress). I was only going to see for "myself". Until I seen it. Now I have to share it with the world. :) :) I am so shocked and excited! Seems when I look in the mirror, I still see the 389 pound me, only just a "tad" bit smaller. When I see pics, like thes... Sat, 13 Sep 2014 20:54:41 EST `heart http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778220 <em>51</em> <BR> ` -- Dec 26, 2012, I had been laying in bed for 3 days thinking I was having a heart attack. I didnt tell Leslie at the time. I told her that I didnt feel good was all, while praying and hoping it would just go away. Thankfully, it did. That was my once and for all, "rock bottom". I could not handle the thought of me laying in that bed in a 25 ft RV, and the ambulance trying to get my huge body out. I guess it was too much for me emotionally. I was done, tired, fed up with... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 22:30:01 EST `woohoo http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5778037 <em>224</em> <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> <em>524</em> to all of my SparkPeeps! <BR> <BR> ` I had to come share. As of this morning, I am down 3 more lbs! <BR> New total lbs lost: minus 132 (with no weight loss surgery, on my own, with only the help from SparkPeople, and those within it). <BR> <BR> <em>9</em> <BR> <BR> ` 389 down to 257 so far!! I am now in the 250's! It is soo exciting!! :) <BR> <BR> much love to everyone! xoxo <BR> <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> © 2014 I... Thu, 11 Sep 2014 15:40:32 EST `meeting myself http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776042 <em>252</em> <BR> <BR> After losing 129 lbs so far with no weight loss surgery, only using SparkPeople, I have only 51 lbs to go to complete my next big goal to be in the ONE HUNDREDS (199), and only 61 to have lost my *2nd* hundred lbs. It is blowing my mind! <BR> <BR> <em>220</em> <BR> <BR> Most of the time, it still doesn't feel real, feels like there are 2 of me. There's the old me that I'm used to and still a part of, and this new me. Seems like I haven't fully embraced this n... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 18:15:48 EST `water http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5776020 <em>91</em> <BR> <BR> I have to say, when they talk about the more water you drink, it helps not only to rid toxins, help your organs, cells, etc, work like they are supposed to, it 100% pulls that excess fluid out of your body as well. I have come to learn this very vital piece of weight loss information. I see it work in myself daily. <BR> <BR> <em>192</em> <BR> In the past 5 weeks, ive lost another 8 lbs. All due to re-starting my food intake recording here on SparkPeople, and dri... Mon, 8 Sep 2014 17:30:53 EST `126 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5773480 <em>192</em> <BR> ` A week ago, I got the scales I ordered. Also, at the same time, I re-started recording my food intake like I used to do on SparkPeople. -- As of this morning, im down another 2, with 5 lbs total this past week. I -knew-, after only losing one pound in 3 months, I had to go back to doing all that I was doing with SparkPeople, before I "tried to handle it all on my own" way too early. -- It has been one month since I weighed at the Dr, and have already lost 5 more. That's... Thu, 4 Sep 2014 17:33:28 EST `three http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5772348 <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> I lost 3 more lbs! I'm down 124 lbs now! 389 down to 265 as of today. I can't believe it. I had made a short term goal after I went to the Dr on July 31st, when I found out I had only lost 1 lb in 3 months. After I got over being mad at myself for it, I made a small goal to lose 10 lbs before my next Dr visit on Oct 30th. 3 down, 7 to go! <BR> <BR> <BR> I have been charting my weight loss and BMI chart: <BR> 389 lb - 76 bmi 01/01/11 (my highest) <BR> 323 lb - 63 ... Wed, 3 Sep 2014 03:29:07 EST `accountable http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5768461 <em>148</em> <BR> <BR> Over on Facebook, I have a small group of family/friends that have been doing "30 Day Challenges" with me for 5 months now. I started the 1st month on my own with stopping all sodas. I accomplished that 30 days, so I asked if anyone else wanted to do a challenge with me for 30 days, and it went from there. There are about 11 of us now! The reason im telling you this, is because today was day 1 of my 6th 30 day challenge. Today, I added another challenge for myself, ... Thu, 28 Aug 2014 01:48:08 EST `scales http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5763988 <em>192</em> <BR> <BR> ` I was pricing scales earlier at stores online. I've been thinking about getting some ever since my last Dr visit, when I found out I only lost one pound in three months. It has really made me think on some additional changes that I need to make. I like getting weighed at the Dr every three to four months so I don't get addicted to it like I have in the past. But, if I had known in that 3 months time I was not losing any weight, I could have tried to start fixing i... Thu, 21 Aug 2014 02:28:28 EST `chemicals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5758673 <em>222</em> <em>262</em> <BR> <BR> ~ there has been a graphic going around Facebook showing the health risks one takes when choosing to drink more sodas than their body can process, before breaking down and making us sick.. (graphic is below) <BR> <BR> - my own experience with sodas: <BR> ` it definitely helped contribute to every one of those illnesses named in the graphic below, and then some.. - thankfully, I was able to beat my lifetime coca~cola (and other sodas) addiction.. - ... Wed, 13 Aug 2014 03:58:08 EST `goals (updated) http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5751825 08/02/14 <BR> <BR> :: MY GOALS :: (updated) <BR> <BR> <em>273</em> <BR> - off all medications for: <BR> type 2 diabetes - cut in 1/2 <BR> high blood pressure <BR> water retention - done <BR> cholesterol - cut in 1/2 <BR> potassium (due to water ret pill) - done <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>433</em> <BR> - get my learners driving permit so <BR> that I can practice to relearn to drive - done <BR> <BR> - get drivers license again after 20+ <BR> years of letting them expire <BR> <BR> <BR> ... Sat, 2 Aug 2014 19:30:15 EST `one http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5751447 7/31/14 <BR> <BR> <em>282</em> <em>46</em> <BR> `well.. went to the dr this morning for my 3 month checkup.. I wanted to cry.. I only lost one pound! - but then, my sweet dr walked in.. and told me even if was a pound, it was one lost, not gained.. so we talked about im now "maintaining" my weight.. and its too early for that, that comes at the end of the journey.. he praised me the whole visit, and I know he is right.. I just dont like to disappoint myself or anyone else~ <BR> <BR> ... Sat, 2 Aug 2014 01:27:22 EST `tests http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5748360 July 23, 2014 <BR> <BR> <em>282</em> <BR> ` ugh.. I hate fasting and doing blood work in the morning.. oh well, gotta be done.. seeing the dr thurs the 31st.. hoping I get to either go down to 1/4 of my type 2 diabetes meds from what I took for 7 yrs, or totally off them now to where I can control it with how I eat and weight loss.. I was cut down to 1/2 the dosage my last dr visit 3 months ago because my A1C levels were of a normal person, and on the low end at that! so, *fingers crosse... Mon, 28 Jul 2014 15:57:06 EST `small http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5747172 <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> July 8, 2014 <BR> Hi Eveyone! :) :) <BR> <BR> I got my new dresses.. these are womanwithin.com's (Lane Bryants more casual clothing) size medium, down from 5X starting.. I didnt judge myself very well, because I should have ordered SMALL.. SMALL from 5X - down one size at a time.. womanwithin.com's SIZE SMALL!! - I have been back and forth to the mirror I swear 25 times this afternoon, looking, admiring, smiling, and LOVING that the "smaller" size lady in the mirro... Sat, 26 Jul 2014 21:28:23 EST `legs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5703229 <em>40</em> <BR> <BR> o-m-gosh.. <BR> <BR> I dont even know what possessed me, but I thought "hmm, wonder if I can cross my legs yet".. Well, due to losing 120 lbs (so far), im proud to say.. INDEED I CAN, for the 1st time in THIRTY-33-THREE years, cross my legs! Cant sit that way for long, but at least I can cross them! =) <BR> <BR> How awesome is that? Being a lady, its a big deal to me. I have waited a very long time to once again, be able to do that! What an awesome feeling~ <BR> ... Mon, 26 May 2014 03:33:00 EST `sodas http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5679945 <em>222</em> <BR> <BR> I had quit all sodas a year ago, and then fell off the coke(cola) wagon for several months.. this coming Monday, will be one whole month with NO sodas.. I don't miss them now.. it was lame that I restarted drinking them, but after a month of not drinking them again, I got this beat.. 2nd time around was a breeze.. =) <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/8/l1885997579.jpg"> <BR> <BR> blessed be, <BR> `Shari <em>26</em> <BR> <BR> © 2014 ... Fri, 25 Apr 2014 04:41:58 EST `120 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5677532 <em>282</em> <BR> Dr's report: lost 6 more lbs, total of 120 lbs lost so far!! 389 down to 269~!!, <BR> have I told you all how much I LOVE my Dr? 1st thing he does, is open the door, walks in and says: "I cant believe it.. I just cant believe it.. im like ok what!? he says every single one of your blood work came back beyond perfect.. he said we halved your diabetes meds last time, and your new A1C level is 5.2 - anything over 7 they consider diabetes, and mine 5.2 - so he said in ... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:17:22 EST `curves http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5677531 <em>334</em> <BR> ` is it shameful for me to think im starting to look as cute as can be? =D my self confidence has soared since this major weight loss.. its so amazing watching myself shrink.. i stand in awe at times at my shape now.. where I once hated the mirror, now I spend time looking in it and admiring what I have accomplished so far --- <BR> <BR> <em>12</em> <BR> and let me tell ya, I GOT SOME MAJOR CURVES GOIN ON~! im like whoa, where did these come from? (I was an O shape ... Tue, 22 Apr 2014 01:10:37 EST `2 Heads http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5561532 are better than one! <em>20</em> <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/1/9/l1913377546.jpg"> <BR> <BR> `clearly, this is a bad pic, but omg we were laughing so hard we couldn't breathe! its Leslie and I in one of my old dresses.. we BOTH were in it!! LOL -- it was so fun doing it -- shows how big I really was before the 114 lb loss!! =) <BR> <BR> Happy Holidays, Everyone! <em>446</em> <BR> <BR> `blessed be <BR> Shari xoxo <em>424</em> <BR> <BR> © 2014 I C... Tue, 10 Dec 2013 18:54:56 EST `large http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5560168 <em>244</em> <BR> <BR> well, I have news yet again.. more new changes.. as ive said before, I have had to order my clothes online for many years, at womanwithin.com -- my highest weight I wore "their" size 5X (im sure WW's are different in sizes than like walmart, etc) -- but anyway, biggest I wore was their 5X.. then it was 4X, 3X, 2X, 1X.. <BR> <BR> <img src="http://photos-ak.sparkpeople.com/nw/2/1/l2147182719.jpg"> <BR> and now, I just received new dresses (I wear dresses, no pants a... Mon, 9 Dec 2013 00:46:33 EST `thighs http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5547968 <em>345</em> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>521</em> <BR> I discovered another "little thing" victory.. we were in the truck running errands, and all the sudden, I notcied my hand had been resting on thigh.. I was stunned.. I have no idea how long I sat that way until I noticed, but it was -at least- 5 mins.. the reason im so elated, is because I haven't seen the tops of my legs in YEARS.. yes YEARS! I was sooo big that my body covered them up! I knew they were there of course, but you couldn't... Fri, 22 Nov 2013 20:08:31 EST `amazed http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5545485 Hi everyone! Havent posted a blog lately, but I have an update! =) <BR> <BR> <BR> `what a wonderful way to start my day/week!! <BR> <BR> <em>282</em> <em>9</em> <BR> just got back from the dr for my usual diabetic checkup.. all is well.. blood pressure perfect.. A1C 5.6 (shows how your diabetes is doing for the past 3 months) perfect.. my dr said I now have it under control and am doing superb! I love him so much! my cholesterol each visit has been going down.. but being diabetic... Tue, 19 Nov 2013 18:28:58 EST `sizes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5463358 <em>30</em> <BR> <BR> I almost forgot to share this.. I had to order some new clothes, all my dresses were falling off my shoulders, and swallowing me up.. <BR> <BR> So, beings I hadn't bought anything new since I started losing weight, I had no idea what size to start at. The dresses I wore from womanwithin.com are 5X - so I decided to try 3X, thinking this would be ok for now.. <BR> <BR> I received them, tried the 3X's on, sent 'em back.. <BR> <BR> They hung off my shoulders and ... Thu, 22 Aug 2013 18:40:02 EST `reward http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5448365 <em>652</em> <BR> <BR> I received the most bestest most wonderfulest compliment ever.. (one of my partners nephews that is like our own child-he is a US Marine).. when he seen me, (he hasnt seen me since the 96 lb loss.. been a year) he puts his hands on his hips and says: "who are you and what have you done with my Aunty?!" LOL it was the best feeling EVER - I so love him for that! he made my whole week! that was my biggest reward yet! he also showed me how he used to have to hug me, and... Thu, 8 Aug 2013 03:53:10 EST `shoes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5444777 <em>104</em> <BR> <BR> O M Gosh - ok, so.. im a type 2 diabetic.. I am supposed make sure I don't go barefoot, even in the house due to getting a cut or something on my feet, it could turn dangerous quickly.. so anyway, for the past 30-ish years, ive had to find specialty shoe stores, or order my shoes online from a store that sells them for big peoples feet.. <BR> <BR> Today, we were at walmart, and I was looking to see if by chance, they had some "wide" slippers i could throw on for j... Mon, 5 Aug 2013 02:10:43 EST `96 http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5403862 <em>282</em> <BR> <BR> wellllll... went for my diabetic checkup this morning and to get results of my labs they do for it.. my diabetes A1C is down to 5.2 WOW used to be over 7 - 5.2 is like beyond perfect.. my dr was verrryyyy happy with me! my blood pressure was perfect`! and all my lab tests were good! Thank you, GOD! <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>215</em> <BR> <BR> also, I got weighed while there................. another 17 lbs gone!!! that's a grand total (so far) -96 lbs lost~!! OH EM G... Thu, 27 Jun 2013 19:04:40 EST `bones http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5400903 <em>246</em> <BR> <BR> just a little funny.. <BR> <BR> earlier today, i was rubbing lotion on the top of my hands, and all the sudden, i realized i was feeling the bones.. i was like what the heck? is that what im feeling?? and it was.. ive lost weight in my hands as well.. before, they always looked swollen due to being puffed up with fluids and fat.. i knew my fingers had gone down due to rings i can now wear that were way too small before.. but when i felt the "bones", i looked over ... Tue, 25 Jun 2013 02:45:21 EST `neck http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5397901 <em>204</em> <BR> <BR> hi everyone! xo <BR> <BR> <em>429</em> <BR> -- today, i have come to terms with something that comes along with losing a large amount of weight.. it seems i am now sporting a "turkey neck".. <BR> <BR> <em>334</em> <BR> but i have decided i will wear it as a weight loss badge of honor.. it will continue to get smaller, but most likely it will always be there to some extent.. so what the heck.. nothing i can do about it.. and im just not going to worry abou... Sat, 22 Jun 2013 00:36:44 EST `pushing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5390448 <em>247</em> <BR> <BR> `hello SP friends~ <BR> <BR> my partner had to travel from cali - washington state for 4-5 days to see her mom.. her mom has lung cancer, not doing well.. so anyway, due to that, i now have to take our dog to the "dog park" here in the RV resort we live in, to let `bella do her #2 business.. all other times we dont have to walk her as far, but that once a day "deposit", you have to walk a ways to get to the place leslie takes her.. i never take her for that, its t... Sun, 16 Jun 2013 00:19:46 EST `sinking http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5385372 <em>39</em> <BR> hi everyone.. <BR> <BR> <em>249</em> <BR> been a month and 6 days since ive been here.. <BR> <BR> <em>24</em> <BR> only thing i can say to you all, is the truth.. i havent 100% fell off the wagon, but been eating things i shouldnt and not walking as much as i was and not recording my food intake.. i have been walking "some", and not totally eating badly, but a lot of it was not healthy.. <BR> <BR> <em>387</em> <BR> and honestly, i got tired of logging in to ... Tue, 11 Jun 2013 02:22:41 EST `noticing http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5321102 <em>204</em> <BR> I have recently been noticing some changes about my body shape. Never before in my entire adult life, have I been able to lose enough weight to see changes on the -outside- of my body. <BR> <BR> <em>12</em> <BR> Well, I can now!! Not only am I seeing the changes when I look in the mirror, I am now "feeling" myself getting smaller. I am feeling my sides start to get curves when I run my hands down my sides.. I see a lot more of the tops of my legs when I sit down.. I a... Fri, 12 Apr 2013 17:30:30 EST `huh? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5308308 <em>433</em> <BR> So, we're at the grocery store today.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>338</em> <BR> Leslie ran in and I sat with the dog. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>104</em> <BR> While waiting, I kept my seat belt on due to not going to be <BR> there very long. I was like: hmm wonder if I can reach the <BR> glove box and open it and put these napkins in. So I reached <BR> out and o-m-g I had no problem!! I have never been able to <BR> bend (with seat belt on) to open it. <BR> <BR> I also was ... Tue, 2 Apr 2013 00:28:13 EST `prison http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5305946 <em>54</em> <em>27</em> <BR> `nice little warm rainy thunderstorm.. so peaceful, even with rain on the tin roof sounds and thunder rolling in the distance.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>67</em> <em>437</em> <BR> there is a saying, `theres always sunshine after the storm`.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>326</em> <em>31</em> <BR> my battle with weight loss has kept me in darkness all of my life.. even when some things were good in my life, the weight kept my mind in a very, very dark place... Sun, 31 Mar 2013 03:29:32 EST `who? http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5305757 <em>40</em> <BR> o-m-g.. <BR> i just slid right in on leslie's side of the dining booth in our rv.. <BR> the side i sit at is bigger than her side.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>15</em> <em>198</em> <BR> ive neverrrr been able to fit in her side, or get any further than my big ol' butt on the tiny edge of the corner of the seat.. and sideways at that! none of my body would fit, not even an inch.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>321</em> <BR> today i was curious if i could at all, and ... Sat, 30 Mar 2013 21:57:14 EST `my goals http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5302344 :: MY GOALS :: <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>273</em> <BR> - off medicines for: <BR> type 2 diabetes - cut in 1/2 <BR> high blood pressure <BR> water retention - done <BR> cholesterol - cut in 1/2 <BR> potassium (due to water ret pill) - done <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>433</em> <BR> ** get my learners driving permit so <BR> that I can practice to relearn to drive [done May 2013] <BR> <BR> - get drivers license again after 20+ <BR> years of letting them expire <BR> <BR> <BR> ... Wed, 27 Mar 2013 18:13:06 EST `forgiven http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5300285 well, it finally happened.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>76</em> <em>483</em> <em>495</em> <BR> i overate and ate a few things i shouldnt have this past weekend -- i was mad at myself for a while.. then i went to see if i could find some other people on SP who had a lot of weight to lose and see how they deal with messing up and ignoring your brain while its saying ..nooo not that.. -- then i ran across someone who spends most of their time here inspiring and supporting others while on he... Tue, 26 Mar 2013 02:41:32 EST `new loss http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5276433 <em>282</em> <BR> welp, just got home from the dr.. had him fill papers out for me and got weighed while there.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>244</em> <BR> seems i have lost another 13 lbs - thats minus 21 since january and 79 total from my highest.. 389 down to 310 (today)!! IM SO FREAKING HAPPY!! 11 more to be in the 200's! i havent been this weight in probably 20 yrs.. dr also filled out my handicapped parking placard.. so got that switched from WA to CA now.. alllllllll done transferring... Wed, 6 Mar 2013 19:50:31 EST `changing tastes http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5269336 <em>3</em> <BR> `something new ive been learning on my weight loss journey <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>489</em> <em>486</em> <em>255</em> <em>222</em> <em>480</em> <BR> - noo cheeseburger, noo fries, noo candy, noo soda, <BR> noo pizza, noo bag of chips, tastes better than seeing <BR> weight loss and healthy blood sugar readings.. ive heard <BR> people say it before, but this is 1st time ive been able to <BR> live that.. <BR> <BR> <BR> <BR> <em>194</em> <em>180</em... Sat, 2 Mar 2013 06:05:50 EST `my old self.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5262908 <em>128</em> <BR> Well, I guess this is as good a time as any to write some more.. even if it is 2:00am! darn insomnia.. one of my meds side effects are insomnia.. I used to take a sleep med, but it got to where it was worthless, so I said heck with it and just deal with the insomnia and read in bed til I fall asleep.. sometimes I wake early and sometimes I don’t til noon.. im blessed to have a life partner with who im able to stay at home and not have to deal with the work force, while sh... Mon, 25 Feb 2013 06:08:39 EST `getting started.. http://www.sparkpeople.com/mypage_public_journal_individual.asp?blog_id=5255579 <em>81</em> <BR> `hello, my name is Shari.. i am new here as of feb 17th, 2013.. at 50 yrs old now, and a type 2 diabetic, my main goal is to lose weight and get healthy in all areas, to save my life.. i have started doing the diabetic carb control way and all that goes with it~ my highest weight was 389 (summer 2010) - and then jan 1, 2013 i was down to 331 - and feb 13th, 2013 i weighed 323.. We live in the stockton ca area.. i am a domestic partner of 7 years.. am also a uterine cancer ... Mon, 18 Feb 2013 23:43:00 EST