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63 DWF with 3 adult kids and 6 beautiful grandchildren. I own 1 big dog Bella with 2 grand puppies 2 grand cats and not least 3 cute little ferrets

2009 I had a bilateral adrenalectomy for Cushing syndrome which is very rare. Especially the adrenalectomy. This has been a challenge to stay healthy. I have to take steroids 4 times a day for the rest of my life to stay alive. Makes it difficult to lose weight but I continue to try.

I have been on disability for 3 years due to the challenges I have but do not regret for one moment of having this surgery. Everyone has there issues and problems being health,emotions or many other problems. Life would be boring if we lived in a perfect world.

Member Since: 1/30/2010

Fitness Minutes: 25,441

My Goals:
Would like to get down to 130 by Aug 1 2018.. I work out 1hr 6 days a week being more healthy is my MAIN goal no matter how much wgt I lose

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Watching what I stuff into my mouth everyday and journal what I eat to make me more accountable. Work out 6 days a weeks. I watch what I eat but am on no given diet. I do calorie count and try to keep between 1200-1500 cal a day.

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I live in Milwaukee Wi with my dog Bella, son his wife and three of my grandkids I do visit Cleveland Ohio every 3-4 months to visit with son his wife and 1 grandson. I get to travel and camp with him every summer which I love to do.

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Besides camping I like to travel by Amtrack and do so to get to Ohio. In my spare time when not helping with grandkids I like to needle point and color. 3 of my grandkids are into competitive swimming practice 5 nights a week with meets on weekends. I am a sport fanatic and watch way to much on tv. Also like staying on top of news and what is happening in the world.

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  • v TURTLE69
    Welcome to Emotional Eaters Team! emoticon Feel free to add me as a friend. If you need any support or just someone to talk with, give me a holler.


    23 hours ago
    Thanks for the Halloween treat advice. And I LOVE the canine convict costume!!
    627 days ago
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    As long as I don’t botch things up with worry and doubt, everything that comes my way is another sign post guiding me to my goal. D. A. Metrov
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    Welcome to Spark Wisconsin! Glad you joined us! HUGS
    630 days ago
  • v PROVERBS3128
    Congrats on starting over and over......its only when you quit that you fail.

    Its hard to have things that keep you from losing weight, but all those attempts to lose
    (thus eating better and trying to be healthier) may have already saved your life in
    situations that you know nothing about.

    So you are who you are! Be proud of what you have done, and rejoice!!!
    Just reading about it makes be proud of you!!!
    635 days ago
    Welcome to Spark Wisconsin. Glad you joined. You do have your challenges having had an adrenalectomy. Glad you are so persistent. That's what it takes!
    638 days ago
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