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I am 68 years old and live in Southern Ohio. I am a Stage 3 cancer survivor of 19 years (I was diagnosed with invasive ductal carcinoma in Oct. 2001 - the cancer was in my left breast and broke into my rib cage). I am doing well and though my lifestyle has changed a bit, I am optimistic on continued health.

On October 16, I will celebrate a year since my heart attack. I am doing better though I wear out a lot quicker. I still find it hard to believe I had a heart attack. It was completely unexpected.

I would like to eventually go back to Honolulu, Hawaii. I was there during my Army years and would love to see the Islands again but in a healthier body.

I took a fall 6 years ago and blew out my left knee. It has been a long haul recovering from the fall and I've had to change the way I exercise to accommodate the injury. I use a stationary bike with Bike-O-Vision DVD. I may be in my living room but I'm traveling thanks to these exercise DVDs. I also use free weights and light cardio, too.

I follow earth religions and enjoy the books of Edain McCoy, Starhawk, and Z. Budapest. I have begun studying The Gnostic Gospels. The Goddess is with us all.

I enjoy lots of music: Loreena McKennitt, Sissel, Renaissance, Enya, Steeleye Span, Sarah Brightman,Shirley Bassey, Chloe, Cher, Linda Eder, Melveen Leed, Pink, Celine Dion, Bond, Lady Gaga, Beyonce, and soundtracks to movies which I like.

Movies: The Bourne trilogy; Sense and Sensibility; Emma, Pride and Prejudice; Persuasion, etc. The early movies of Barbara Stanwyck, Ray Milland, Humphrey Bogart, etc.

I also love to watch horror movies. There is nothing like a good scare!

Television: The Game of Thrones, Gotham, Ink Master, The Good Witch series & movies,Outlander, The Terror, RuPaul's Drag Race, the new and old Poldark series, the original Hawaii Five-0, and The original Star Trek.

Favorite Aerobic/Cardio personalities: Gilad, Leslie Sansone, Jane Fonda's new DVDs, Margaret Richardson, Older and Wiser workouts; Gin Miller,

Favorite Workout: Chair aerobics and I enjoy Free Weights

Books: Historicals and mysteries. I especially love the books of Douglas Preston and Lincoln Child; James Rollins' thrillers, Clive Cussler, and the Winston Graham's Poldark series

Member Since: 1/13/2008

Fitness Minutes: 4,101

My Goals:
I have met my goal of a 60 lb loss. I have actually lost 135 lbs. This took 4 years. My goal is to strengthen my body doing Walk Aerobics & free weights.

My Program:
I have started working with Dr. Joel Fuhrman's Eat to Live Program. It has really made a significant change in my way of eating and looking at my health.
I enjoy free weights.

Personal Information:
I live in Southern Ohio. I am a cancer survivor of 15 years; I am Type 2 diabetic and have a thyroid problem. After cancer treatments, I developed lymphedema on my left arm. I've been able to keep it under control with massage therapy.

I took a bad fall 5 years ago and blew out my left knee. I am learning to accommodate exercise with the problem. We do what we have to when things like this happen.

Other Information:
I have two cats, Sweetie and Tabby. They are both rescue cats.

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