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11/16/12 9:11 P

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Welcome aboard. Sounds like you have a tremendous motivation (your daughter). Work through the different steps and build up your tools for the journey. You can do this. Let us know what we can do to help.

Let's kick this pig!!! (from the immortal movie Down Periscope)

If you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice. (Lyric from Free Will by Rush)

Enjoy the enjoyment!! - Thomas Patrick Casey (local radio personality)

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10/8/12 4:31 P

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Hi Letrice,

Welcome to SP. This is a friendly and supportive community with lots of health information too. Good luck with your journey and if I can help you in any way let me know.


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10/8/12 6:45 A

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Welcome to Spark! Good luck with your goals. Luckily diabetes is treatable with dietary changes. emoticon


A man who wants something will find a way; a man who doesn't will find an excuse.
- Stephen Dolley Jr.

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10/8/12 6:22 A

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My name is Letrice. I am a 34 year old single mother that really needs to lose at least a 130lbs. I was diagnosed with type two diabetes in July of 2010. I started working toward the goal of eating healthy and exercising until my mother got sick. After I lost my mother in November of 2010 I just stopped caring. I stopped taking my medication, keeping track of my blood sugar, or going to doctor's visits. I had a wake up call about two months ago when I started working in the Nursing home that I now work at. I don't won't to lose my feet and legs and my daughter needs me. I just need to find the right motivation and make time to achieve my goal. I know I can do it.

Live and love!!

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