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is loving her two gandsons!

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Laurel, Charlie and Sadie

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Grandson helped make banana bread. Have a great week!


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"Your body is the vessel in which you live your life." (The Spark by Chris Downie)

(2014 weight- high 170.5, low 165.5)
(2015 weight- high 179, low 166.5)
(2016 weight- high 180, low. 173.0)
(2017 weight- high 174, low 169)
(2018 weight- high 163, low 153)

January- 156.0
March: 147.6
April: 156.2

February: 163.0
May: 152.0 (pneumonia)
August: 162
September: 158 (radiation treatments)
November- 148
December- 153

January: 174.6
March: 172.0
April: 172.0
May: 169.6
June 172.6
November: 169

I have had so many tests. I have non small cell lung cancer. Scheduled for video assisted lung cancer Feb 16 at M D Anderson. Dr. Rice is removed top lobe of right lung and checking lympth nodes. After surgery, considered cancer free but lung cancer is tenancious. Chemotherapy and radiation. After first infusion April 18, I got pneumonia and sinus infection. Chemo done. Radiation completed in October. Another bout of pneumonia, but I'm getting stronger.

I was diagnosed with lung cancer. Same husband had a massive heart atrack... Same week...our daughter came home from Brazil for 5 days to check on us.
Hurricane Harvey
Our second grandson born
Fell, cracked pelvis. 12 weeks bedrest.
June 18- Enterovirus from grandson....chills, chest congestion, coughing

January 179.6

January-February: fighting upper respiratory and sinus congestion.
March: On Antibiotics for bacterial infection.....once cleared, I started Enbrel for my RA which lasted 3 weeks. 3 more bouts of needing antibiotics. November- 2 teeth pulled.

March- Looking for motivation....outside myself. Joined several new teams


I spent January lowering steroids and in pain. I went back to 5 mg prednisone. Feb. Cataracts surgery. March Cataracts eye drops. April- visiting daughter with her first baby. May- cataracts surgery, issues under a crown. May-June urinary infection. So many antibiotics this year. July- living with daughter and SIL helping with care of 3 month old grandson and walking two dogs- baby boot camp. July- My brother died. Not focused. Trying to find my way.

Member Since: 8/11/2010

Fitness Minutes: 124,208

My Goals:

-Track physical activity using spark
- Get through cancer treatment, pneumonia etc. Find health!
- Participate in 5% Winter challenge

My Program:
o monitoring exercise
o line dancing 3 x week
o walking the dog daily
o strength training 2 times a week
o connecting with others for support

Personal Information:
I live in Rockport, Texas near the Gulf of Mexico.

My daughter and her husband lived in West Africa for three years. They are returned to D C for a few years.. They have two sons, ages 3 and 1. They are living in Brasilia, Brazil.

My husband and I love our little terrier, Sadie. Currently, we are both struggling with major health issues.

Other Information:
I love to read: spy novels, mysteries, historical romance and funny romance. I enjoy playing mahjongg with friends. I love line dancing.

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