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'WHAT?" eat less and exercise MORE!! you have to be joking... but OK I will have to...

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I am like a Phoenix, arising from the ashes of cancer. To begin again at life

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I will always be a Prince Fan. I have nearly all of his vinyl records from 1978. Now DVD's.

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No one told me there'd be days like these...
as the song goes...All of a sudden I am an old lady and I have put on heaps of weight!!! I am still laughing, because it was a surprise!!
I turned 60 and then it all happened!!!? post menopause. bad back, sore feet, the list could go on...and on...the main problem is that I have Hashimoto's disease of the thyroid, so I have slow metabolism, type 2 diabetes, fatigue. Must beat it though! and with the help from Sparkpeople I hope to make it!!! Vintage model
addit: now I am 69 years old, recovering from cancer. Not a pleasant 20 months. Now I must regain my spiritual, mental and physical health. Sparkpeople is the only way I can lose weight. thank you everyone. xxx

Member Since: 9/11/2010

Fitness Minutes: 1,295

My Goals:
Lose 20 plus kgs.

Walk 20 minutes daily.

Give up chocolate,
chips, biscuits.

Stick to 1500 cals only.

Have low cal meals prepared and in fridge.

Join and attend a social group.

My Program:
I am still over the place!
Haven't managed to have an adult perspective of the situation! Think -= "just because nobody sees me secret eating, it's OK" - NOT OK
Logging on and being honest to other sparkpeople about my failures. Taking an honest look at my life and situation and improve it!!

Personal Information:
Divorced for 26 years, so consider myself a single parent for 20 yrs. Children married, own homes now. My pets got old. Emptying a life-time of clutter and things from my home (work in progress, I am a bit of a hoarder of memories)
On my own now...interests, the web - medical, nursing info, psychology, low cal cooking, gardening, reading, music - all types, art history, painting and drawing, art galleries, Christian- spirituality of Eckanker, meditation, the intenet, writing a journal, family and friends. exercising...(that's a joke!)
Walking along the beach...well - struggling to do so. photography, craft.

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    . . . laugh loud and laugh often. It truly is the best medicine, and it’s a contagious medicine as well. You’ll surround yourself with other happy people. Andrew Schrange
    1615 days ago
    Actually, I just realized-- the song goes, "Mama told me there'd be days like this, there'd be days like this, my Mama said." But your version is better I think, because no one told me either. Lol.
    1631 days ago
    Hi, thank you for becoming among my first two friends. I'm just getting started and have about 250 lbs. to lose. It sounds like you've been through great trials and have more to face, so we'll be good for each other. I'll be there for you.
    1631 days ago
    *♥ -:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-:¦:-*♥~.•*´¨ )♥~*-: -*♥
    Trust is knowing that we’re exactly where we are supposed to be in life, especially when it doesn’t feel like it. Gail Lynne Goodwin
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    Hi! Thanks for the friend add/ added you as well. Thank you for stopping by my page!
    1632 days ago
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    Margaret, I am so happy to see you back on Spark! Happy Holidays and here's to a healthy and strong New Year!!!
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    1640 days ago
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