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I am type one diabetic, have three kids, and I believe I have a borderline eating disorder, which I struggle with, but I can usually overcome it with focus. I am a compulsive eater, and am always thinking about food. This makes handling my diabetes even trickier, but I don't let it beat me.

Member Since: 6/7/2013

Fitness Minutes: 24,039

My Goals:
My goals are simple...
I want to be healthy and I will try my hardest to stay that way for as long as I can.
I want to be a good influence on my kids. I want to show them what good food and getting active can do for you.
I want to control my diabetes, not have it control me!

My Program:
I am just counting calories, but trying to eat healthier all round, less junk and rubbish, and I am getting in as much exercise as I can fit in!
I have no particular ''programme'', I just am working to my own energy and motivation levels, doing the best I can every day.

Personal Information:
I'm almost 42, and have struggled with my weight since becoming type one diabetic at 15 (crappy age to get it, but then again, there isn't a nice age to get it right?)
The only things I care about are my three boys, my boyfriend (I have two failed marriages behind me...I'm forever the optimist!), my health and trying to live as settled and as easily as I can manage, my friends and my home. I finally feel able to take a hold of my body issues, and am working with my personal issues to get myself happy, healthy and with a decent body shape (NEVER ever skinny)

Other Information:
I love watching a good film, films are my ''thing'', although I don't get much time to watch them! I also love to read, at the moment I am just finishing ''Slim For Life'' by Jillian Michaels. I love that woman!
My favourite author is Stephen King, although I haven't read any of his books for quite a few years, but I have quite a good collection of his older stuff. From reading 'Salems Lot at about the age of 15, I was hooked, and read as many as I could get my hands on!

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    Thanks for dinner! I love a good rack of lamb! emoticon
    And don't panic! I wish I could offer you a job, you certainly have the drive, energy and commitment needed. xx
    2316 days ago
    Hi there, thanks for dropping by my page. I am doing good, still at it, but at a slower pace right now. I've am currently working on solving my sleep issues, BIG project..

    Hope you have a great week! xx
    2318 days ago
    Thanks for the goodie! Hope you have a good week taking care of the pup. They are so much fun! emoticon
    2333 days ago
    Hi! Thanks for stopping by. Tried sending you a wordy spark mail, but system was not responding, so here is the abstract. Triumphs: Stayed within calories, worked out as planned. Hiccups: 2 months in after rejoining SP I have *gained* 3 cm on my waist, and not lost one anywhere. And I discovered I am allergic to milk. New plan; adjust and not give up.

    Summer is here! emoticon

    2352 days ago
    Just stopping by to see how you are doing. By the looks of it you are still right on track. ENJOY your day off! Your fitness tracker yesterday! Just wow.. Your legs must be tired. emoticon
    2352 days ago
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