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2 of my girls! Love them more than life!

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I am 35 years old. I am married to my highschool honey and have been for 16 years. We have a 18 year old daughter, and a 4 year old daughter that live with us. And a daughter who would have been 16 that watchs us from heaven. We recently lost another baby at 7 weeks along. After the loss of our 2nd daughter we tried to have another baby for almost 11 years with no luck.....then 5 years ago Wham-o I was miracliously pregnant!!! I lost 55 pounds after her birth but gained about 25 back, I want it gone again and for good this time!!!
I feel that I have had some bad thing happens in my life that hinder my weight loss.But I do have some good thing too!!! Just to give you a glimpse...

September 11,1993~I gave birth to my first daughter at the age of 17(her birth was not a bad thing, just having her so younger)

February 13,1995~I gave birth to my 2nd daughter, who passed away inutro due to her cord being around her neck at 7 months , we had no idea until that morning at 8:30 am and she came because I choose to be induced,(she was already gone) and at 7:28 pm I gave birth to one of the most beautiful baby girls I have ever seen...I love you Baby!!!

February 16, 1995 Said Good bye to "My Baby" for the last time

February 1997 My husband undergoes surgery to help try to have another baby.

March 1997 Husband's surgery .....SUCCESS, let the trying begin

October 1999 My uncle Frank(45and my moms brother) was diagonsed with lung cancer

January 31 2000 Frank lost his battle and passed on his favorote day of the year Super Bowl Sunday

February 26 2000 My gramdpa(Franks dad) was diagonsed with lung cancer

April 14 2000 My Gramps lost his battle with cancer as well...6 weeks after his son

Things were going pretty well for a while but still no baby, so I went to the doctor, it had been 5 years since I lost the baby and was wondering why I still was not pregnant. Turns out I had was no longer ovulating, so I could not and would not be able to get pregnant. I was crushed!!!

July 2002~my aunt Mary(moms sister) was told she had Hepatitus

July 22, 2003 My GRAMS(mom's mom and MY FAVORITE PERSON IN THE WHOLE WORLD!!!!) had open heart surgery, didnt turn out like it should have.
She had fuild building up around her heart and stayed in ICU until she finally came around at the end of Aug.

Sept 11 2003 Grams went into a Rehab nursing home
OCt 16 2003 GRAMS HOME!!

March 11 2004 Mary(my aunt) died

April 7 2004 My Grams passed!!!!!! I was never more upset, I went into a sort of depression, and still can't beleive she is gone!!!!!

November 26 2004 My father in law now has cancer

July 26 2005 My father in law Joe passes

April 3 2006 I'M PREGNANT!!!!!!!!!!! Doctor is shocked and so are we!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

May 2006 My daughter has the first of three hip surgerys to repair a SCFE, (to long to spell out, growth plate slipped and caused hip damage)

November 28 2006 Our new baby girl is FINALLY here and we love her so much!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

October 20 2006 Lyd's 2nd surgery...It was bad, 5 hours surgery that turned into a 9 hour one!!!!

October 30, 2006 Lyd has an emergany appendectomy, poor kid!

Sept 2007 3rd surgery on hip...hopefully the last for a long time!

Aug 2008 Jim got into a truck accident and hurt his back.

May 18, 2009 Jim goes to doctor on the 18th for pre-op on back...UGH!!!!!!! I'll need all the support I can get!!!!

July 28 2009 Jim's back far so good!!!!But still no income(work comp is refusing to pay!)

Ummm...Did I mention that I am a stay at home mom and babysit 8 kids during the day!!Yes I know CRAZY WOMAN!!!!!!!!!!!

I found this little saying as I was going through some of my grandparents things.....

When things go wrong, as they sometimes will,
When the road you're trudging seems all uphill
When the funds are low and the debts are high,
And you want to smile, but you have to sigh,
When care is pressing you down a bit-
Rest if you must, but don't you quit.

Life is queer with it's twist and turns,
As every one of us sometimes learns,
And many a fellow turns about
When he might have won had he stuck it out.
Don't give up thought the pace seems slow-
You may succeed with another blow.

Often the goal is nearer than
It seems to a faint and faltering man,
Often the struggler has given up
When he might have captured the victor's cup;
And he learned too late when the night came down
How close he was to the golden crown.

Success is failure turned inside out-
The silver tint of the clouds of doubt,
And you never can tell how close you are,
It may be near when it seems afar;
So stick to the fight when you're hardest hit
It's when things seem worst that you mustn't quit

Member Since: 4/15/2009

Fitness Minutes: 4,316

My Goals:
I want to run a 5K
I want to fit into my size 10 jeans again.
I want my husband to be proud that I am his wife and look good!
But mostly I want to be healthy!!!

My Program:
I try to get in at least an hour of exercise a day, weather that is doing squats while waiting on the laundry or just going up and down the steps a few times, I do The Biggest loser Boot camp and Jillian Michaels 30 day shred, which is killing me by the way!!!!!!

Personal Information:
I am from a little town called Streator. I have lived here my entire life, and dont have any plans on going anywhere...unless Dierks or Donnie want me to move with them HAHAHA!! I am currently in school going for nursinga nd it is way harder than I thought it was going to be! But I feel if I put my mind to it I can do it.

Other Information:
I am COMPLETELY OBSESSED Dierks Bentley and DONNIE WAHLBERG!! (New Kids on the Block!) They are sooooo cute and super great guys!
I love to read, and right now am reading the Twilight series...I am in the third book....BUT I only let myself read one or two pages a day because there are only 4 books total and when I finish what will I do!!

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    "Even if the challenges are immense and the obstacles are many, step forward and live the life you choose to live. Your dreams are worth every effort.
    Even if you get knocked down again and again, get right back up and get going. With enough persistence, any goal is within your reach.
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    Just stopping by from Rootin' for Ruby to encourage you to keep your best each day and never give up. You are worth the effort!
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    Silently one by one, in the infinite meadows of heaven
    Blossomed the lovely stars, the forget-me-nots, of angels.

    - Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

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    3376 days ago
    Every day is a new day. Every hour is a new hour. Every second is a new second. Every moment is a new moment. We can't go back into the past so there's no point in living there.
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