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Life's Curves

Monday, December 03, 2012

As many of you know life put me through some curves on my journey. September 2011, I had a knee scope done. In October I got a blood clot and had to be put on Coumadin. As well as many other problems with it over this time frame. I was on that for 10 months. For those of you that don't know this medication (and I hope you never do) I had to watch my Vitamin K which everything green emoticon emoticon emoticon has lots as well as other foods. So I ended up just eating what I could and moving on. When I tried to stay on plan my levels were all over the graph. So to keep my levels where they were supposed to be I didn't eat greens. I had a test kit to use at home and tested weekly. Kinda like a diabetic would use. Needless to say I gained back all that I had lost! emoticon On October 29, 2012 I started back with SP and all my wonderful friends. emoticon emoticon emoticon I've gone back to my original goal which now was 48 pounds to remove on this journey! emoticon Oh yes, I forgot to mention I was taken off my hormone medication and can never take it again. Which is a blessing, when I thought it would be horrible! Of course I'm going through all the symptoms of menopause that I would have before! But I'm smiling! emoticon I used to drop weight fast.......... Well that is the case again. Since October 29th I have lost 19.25 pounds of the 48. I appreciate everyone who stood by me and kept in touch during this difficult time in my life! emoticon I may not post a lot but know that I am here! My life is very busy with being guardian of two adopted, adult special needs sons, my Mom who is 91 (and the most beautiful person I know) and a Mother-In-Law of 86 who is very dear! emoticon having all the benefit of the web site and all the wonderful people that I have met! emoticon I'm in it "To Win It" this time! emoticon emoticon
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    2965 days ago
    Wow, Karol! WooHoo on those 19.25 lbs! I see, you were in stealth mode!!! You GO girl!!! And I know you've endured a lot, & you do it with such grace! You're a rock & an inspiration! I am so very proud to call you my friend, dear lady! We're in this together!!!

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    3048 days ago
    You can do it! You ARE very busy! Where I work, we have a department of guardians...those ladies are saints...my hat's off to you. Let's hook arms and march down the yellow brick road together! We can do this! You're doing great! Keep up the good work! Thanks for the encouragement! Spark on! emoticon emoticon
    3049 days ago
  • JUSTA123
    Glad you doing so well, you seemed to be very blessed have a great day!
    3049 days ago
    Sometimes life does that. It's good that you're back on track! Keep up the great work! emoticon
    3049 days ago
  • LADYBUG546
    WOW what are journey and a positive focus forward ...keep up the good work
    3049 days ago
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