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Hi I am a 53 year old Mother of three and grandmother of four. Wow isn't it amazing how we define ouselves through others. A year ago i was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. I admit after each baby i gained 20 lbs so 60 lbs after the third baby that i found next to impossible to budge..but i was active and this did not bother me till my diabetes i amserious I want this weight off and off for good...

Also my third child my only son was born 17 weeks premature and to be honest the first few years when we did not know if each illness meant we would lose him forever made me a stress eater..comfort foods that made me feel better temporarily . Well lets say a few extra pounds got packed on then, I tipped the scales at 200 to be exact and over this past year I have managed to budge 9 of those pounds off with the help of my nutrionist and not had them to come back and haunt me. I especially crave those chocolate covered marshmallow biscuits when feeling stress with the raspberry goooood but so bad for me.

The other thing is my son is autistic and has a condition that is defined by the intials PVL and is amouthful to say so to say stress is no longer part of my life be a lie but those cookies are (hopefully).

Member Since: 2/1/2008

Fitness Minutes: 120

My Goals:
I am trying to get a hold of my life and my diabetes type 2 before it is in control of me. therefore I am getting active and making food my friend not the enemy with healthy choices.

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I live in Hamilton Ontario Canada.

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I am a reader andlove Laurel K Hamilton, Charlaine Harris, MaryJanice Davidson, Mercedes Lackey and Kelley Armstrong.

I love the movies The Princess Bride ,Ladyhawke, Practical Magic, andsome action thrillers like Payback and Foolproof.

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    Yo, you still around, hun? We've got some movement over on the Natural 20 team and I just thought I'd check in on you.

    Hope your life is going well!

    Have a Happy Turkey Day,
    aka FaeryKitten
    4355 days ago

    Comment edited on: 11/26/2008 11:19:57 AM
    Just checking by to see how you were doing! I hope you're having a good summer.
    4522 days ago
    Emma is so on the money, nice puppies and purple well that and the chocolate, yes I can sit here for a spell, how about a conversation perhaps ? How is your week going ? Oh yes my name is Xavier , could you use a 7ft DONE friend ?

    - X
    4543 days ago
    I am proud of you for your desire to let the negative go... the cookies. I feel the same about ice cream. LOL Hope you continue to seek SP out as you journey.

    Much success and many blessings!!
    4549 days ago
    I love your page, It's the right color and the doggie pics are wonderful.
    4551 days ago
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