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Wednesday, March 14, 2018

For those of you, just getting to know me.
I am a HUGE animal lover! I worked in Veterinary field for over 15 years...but then had to leave, to become a full-time care taker for my mom (85 yrs old now) We just had to put mom into a nursing facility last month. So now I am unemployed, 48 yrs old...and my husband and I have started the Atkins diet with exercising...(he was just told by his dr last month, he is pre diabetic...) we both gained a lot of weight over this last Winter...boy it was a HORRIBLE WINTER...SUPER COLD, lot of snow and ice, and the worst flu season that would never end!
I currently have 3 dacshunds, Penny (red) who turned 19 yrs old 2-7-18, & the twins Olivia & Charlotte (blk & tan) who turned 3 on 1-2-18..and 2 cats Nascar who is 9 and Milo who is 6..., I also am fostering several cats..who were strays...(one of them just found their forever home about a week ago) I am still looking for that perfect home for the other one, who has lived here since last April (but he does not get along with other cats or dogs) so he has to be separated from all of mine...long story...none the less...we are ALL INCLUDING THE PETS...on diets and exercising to try to loose this extra Winter
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    124 days ago
    I like this. I’ve done a better job with my cats nutrition than with my own. I to am stepping it up. Healthy pets and people.
    129 days ago
    Bless you for caring for the animals in addition to everything else on your plate...which sounds like a lot!
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    130 days ago
  • ERIN1128
    I love that the pets are right there with you on the diet, LOL!
    130 days ago
    Thank you for the sweet goodie! I appreciate it so much! I am with you on the winter weight gain as you know. We will do this! You GO GIRL!!

    My husband is diabetic and is doing really well on our low-carb regimen. His sugar levels are doing GREAT!!

    Glad you are back!

    130 days ago
    Sweetie, been where you are at w/both my parents. They lived w/me for almost 2 yrs. Had medical emergencies on 01 January 2017. They were hospitalized and then -- with Mom's Alzheimer's -- it was deemed that she needed memory care. Dad was developing dementia. So they BOTH ended up in a memory care facility in January 2017. Very hard for me to accept, but it was the best for them. I was able to visit them each day, so that was a comfort!

    Bottom line is, that is extremely stressful and your body holds onto food like a gigantic magnet!

    Good luck to both you and your DH and your fur crew! HUGS
    130 days ago

    Comment edited on: 3/14/2018 9:52:30 AM
  • ALICIA363
    Yep, it's time to she'd the winter pounds!
    130 days ago
    It's always good to have household support, right?

    131 days ago
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