I was diagnosed with diabetes in March 2014 after a 60 lb weight loss.
Still am learning about this disability.
Glad that you joined.
185 on my fourth anniversary of July 7, 2010 Joined weight watchers on 10/18/10 @ 188.0/after multiple 17 week passes took a break on 2/11/12 Weight Loss in 2011--24 lbs. 01/01/12--162.0 02/08/12--159 Plan to lose 12 lbs in 2012 4/19--157 5/18--150 7/07/12=6th anniversary 2012--lost 12 lbs this year!!! 1/04/13--149 :-) 4/11/13--147 5/28/13--145 9/29/13--138 50 lbs 1/13/14--131.5 3/26/14--diagnosed with diabetes 7/26/14--a1c 7.1
current weight: 138.0
Fitness Minutes: (5)
3 7/25/14 12:06 P
Your subject line says it all. I am a 57 year old grandmother of 4 who started my journey at almost 300# 2 years ago tomorrow. I lost 135# and have been at goal for one year.
My husband, too, is diabetic. I bought myself a Fitbit Flex in May, then got him one in June. I have tried to get him to increase his exercise and to eat healthier for years, to no avail. I even ditched my own weight loss attempts because I thought, "Why bother if he doesn't care?".
Back to the story, I reached goal a year ago and we got the Fitbits this summer. He has now lost 30#, is watching his weight and is focused on getting his 10,000 steps in daily now.
The moral of this story is: Persist. Not only are we in better shape when we do, but eventually, others want the same thing and will follow.
Jaynee-Pacific Time Goal reached with 130# loss, 138# total loss
Exercise, eat, track, repeat!!
current weight: 167.4
Fitness Minutes: (16,764)
1,224 7/25/14 9:46 A
I am a grandmother to 11 , great grandmother to 2, been married 49 years ! I am so out of shape, have tried so many plans and sites. I am down 20 lbs from where I had been but I find to so hard to stay motivated when all those around love to eat !! We camp a lot and there is always so much junk food. My husband loves to eat out, I always cave in and eat the wrong things. I get frustrated because he is diabetic and should be watching also. But he doesn't. This new site is my last try !! I just like knowing I am not alone...I will do it this time. I need too, for my health. I want my children and grandchildren to learn from me to be healthy. And you know I love healthy foods, I just always add the junk...so here I am , day 1. I am aiming to be better.
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