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I'm on a mission to win my battle. I have been overweight most of my life. My highest weight was 230 pounds. February 2007, my husband of 10 years passed away suddenly. He was a diabetic and had heart related problems including congestive heart failure and sleep apnea caused from poor care with his diabetes. I also lost my father 3 months later to a sudden death. His was ruled as severe stroke. I have hypertension and asthma. So my mission now is to lose the weight and excercise and to eat healthy. Losing two close people so suddenly opened my eyes. I need to take better care of my self so that I do not have any long term effects or die at an early age like my husband and father did. I am also doing this to set a good example for my son. I don't want him to go down the same road his father and I did. I was able to lose 30 pounds a year ago, but kinda fell off the wagon and didn't work hard to lose any more. I wasn't eating healthly or exercising. I was lucky to not gain that weight back. So now I am back full force to get healthy again. I also found out the other day (Aug 2010) that my son, who is 13 now, was tested and has high cholesterol. And my bestest friends pulled me aside and had a long talk with me about my eating habits lately. They care for me very much and don't want the same thing happening to me that happened to my husband and such an early age. So I have thought long and hard about both of these things and I want to be healthy and in shape. I want to set a good example for my son also to be healthy and stay in shape.

Member Since: 2/2/2009

Fitness Minutes: 3,933

My Goals:
1. Eat healthier
2. My longterm goal is to lose 50 lbs
3. Exercise more

My Program:
I am eating 5 or 6 small meals a day, walking at least 3 days a week, and trying to drink at least 8 glasses of water a day.

Personal Information:
Hi, my name is Tammy, I am from Lewiston, Idaho. I have lived here all my life. It's not a bad place to live. I have a lot of great friends and a wonderful boyfriend. If anybody wants a buddy or someone to chat with my email address is

Other Information:
I love camping, fishing and hunting. So from spring until fall I can get pretty busy.

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