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I am a woman in my midlife, according to my family, But in truth I have a mind of a 30 year old. I love to walk, talk and knit and do other crafts. Love to cook and try to make meals I can eat. Have sever allergies, I have a sleep disorder and have fibro. Also I love to real mysteries and also am very clumsy too.
I use to be 365 lbs. Last Feb 2008 I was 168.. I was to so happy and proud of myself. Then I had emergency surgrey on gall bladder. 2 operations lapsone toscopic didnt work, gall bladder so badly infected it attached to the liver. Was in the hospital 9 days.. The gall bladder open when the doctor try to do it lapascopic, the stone was over an inch and half with a lot more stones and gravel. The gall bladder was triple the size. The nurses told me how luck I was to get there in time, little did they know of the doctors not sending me in to the hospital right away.
I had many complications, fever, blood clot, I gain weight and didnt eat in hospital.. went up to 184. I was sick and angry..
watch what I ate and then didnt care when I started to eat.. the weight while being good was rising. I went back to 213. I then found out I had more complications sleep apena , fibro, and others.. with sleep apena is how I fracture the bone in the knee cap. I keep walking into things while getting up in the middle of the night.. The doctors told me I am depressed, had a biospy of my cervix, too much bleeding. THank God that is okay..
I came here to lose weight and Instead, I made a lot of great friends. Losing slowly, thanks to the extra steroids for asthma too.. I am hoping now that the brace is off, have cpap machine to sleep.. I will heal and lose my weight again.. now I hurt the other foot and trying to get better.. Have boot on the left foot now and having lots of problems with the foot and ankle and shin.. Tripped a few times same place, It got my hubby to clean his room.

I have been trying to clean out my Art Craft room for a while,, Was in a bad car accident on 3/18/10.. Was hit on the drivers side and 1ft of the car door went into me.. Thank goodness no broken bones but hurt with black and blues and muscules and more damage,, hurt the whole left side of my body.. So off I had to take medications to help me..Still on and off taking Medication to help me sleep once in a while .(only when I am very bad) both hips hurt shoulder foot, knees both and ribs and was seeing double and hazy for about 6 weeks too,, Was in Phyical Therapy and waiting for my treatment tooo.. can raise the shoulder when I get to a certain point I am in pain and it runs down the side and up to the neck.. Foot is out of the boot and in an air cast.. still on and I keep going ... why 2 knees and hips , the door push me into the center console where the shift was and the door hit the left side.. I was pinned in the car and scared.. but luck to be here.. Weight hasnt changed but right now that is okay I am here ALIVE and with my family and you my friends ..
I have also been falling down a few time and caught myself and other caught me before I fell too.. I went down a few stairs and land on the plank bottom step all cut up and bruised and black and blues all over and fracture my finger in June and working on getting the finger to bend.
This week I will be finishing my physical therapy since the car accident.. Hoping I get back to being me soon..
REMEMBER , DO NOT GIVE UP , KEEP TRYING.

IT'S A YEAR SINCE MY CAR ACCIDENT AND HAVE WALKED AWAY A MORE BRAVER PERSON BUT ALSO A VERY SCARED PERSON.. I KNOW LEARN WHILE DRIVING WATCH A LOT MORE CLOSER AND USE TRAFFIC LIGHTS TO GET IN AND OUT OF PLACES OR BACK ROADS.. STILL DREAMING OF THE ACCIDENT AND KNOW IT WASNT MY FAULT BUT KNOW THAT I HAVE TO MOVE ON .. NOW I AM HELPING MY PARENTS A LOT MORE SINCE MOM GOT SICK IN NOV AND FINDING OUT SHE HAD ONE HEART ATTACK AND WAS IN THE MIST OF TAKING ANOTHER ONE , BEFORE THEY DID AN EMERGENCY STENT TO SAVE HER LIFE ... PARENTS ARE IMPORTANT TO ME AND STOOD BY HERSIDE ALWAY THRU HER ILLNESS AND STILL DEALING WITH SMALL PROBLEMS THAT ARISE EACH DAY ...

DON'T GIVE UP, KEEP GOING AND KEEP FIGHTING TOWARDS A NEW YOU .

Since I wrote this my mother has been very sick.. she has been in the hospital for 3 months and home.. I am finding out that everyone should keep their blood pressure low and they sugar normal.. or CKD Chronic Kidney Disease will happen and if you go to stage 4 dyalisis is the next phase... Mom learn the hard way and keeps saying why me .... My faith is strong and my will power goes up and down but weight the steady holding ...

I wish everyone knew the fact before but its been since April mom got sick and finally out of the hospital in July the past few weeks is a challenge to make sure she is eating right now,,,, My mother passed away 5/10/12 she dehyrate and they hospital gave her 6 bags of fluids and they let her drink and eat everything she went into CHF and the kidneys shut down only to take mom 16 days later

My health is the same and I am going crazy with grief but keep coming online to my family here hugs and thanks for listening







Member Since: 10/16/2008

Fitness Minutes: 530,080

My Goals:
My Goal is to lose the weight, keep healthy, and enjoy all the wonderful nature we have.


My Program:
I love to walk, I eat right, I love my fruits and veggies and I eat a lot of whole wheat also drink lots of water. I love to go out walk with friend too, but If no one is available I will go by myself.. Walking is my meditation and time to clear my head.



Personal Information:
My Name is Dee. I live in southern NJ .Like to talk walk especially on the beach and parks. I knit, crochet, and very active in my community and especially my Church.


Other Information:
I love to read mysteries, humor, and silly books too. Love to do crafts, Knit , crochet, cross stitiching, tole painting, sewing and other crafty things.. work with silk flower etc.. Love to work on jigsaw puzzles and take walks and go to Church every day and pray for all.






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  • v BARBIEE52
    emoticon emoticon ~~The Day After Thanksgiving~~ emoticon emoticon
    emoticon Only on this day people get up early to stand in line at stores,
    and trample each other for all the sales they have, even though you said
    you were thankful for everything you have yesterday?
    Do you tell yourself "I don' really need it, but it's on sale."
    emoticon What do you think...will you go shopping on this day,
    avoid the rush, or stay at home, spending time to put up your Christmas
    tree, adding lights, bulbs, whatever you may like, and decorating your house.
    While you sit back and relax, with a cup of hot cider, or hot chocolate, listening to Christmas music, you can enjoy how the tree looks and how beautiful your home looks because you took that time so you could enjoy it all
    ~Barb~
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    emoticon emoticon Enjoy today..It's now the Holiday Season emoticon emoticon
    2 days ago
  • v BARBIEE52
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    Thanksgiving is an emotional Holiday..People travel thousands of miles
    to be with people who they only see once a year.
    And then discover once a year is too often.
    ~Johnny Carson~
    You can tell if you ate too much for Thanksgiving
    when you have to let your bathrobe out.
    ~Jay Leno!

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    ~~~~****~~~***~~**~HAPPY THANKSGIVING~**~~***~~~****~~~~
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    5 days ago
  • v HAPPY-CATHE
    emoticon emoticon emoticon ~~~~~ Happy Thanksgiving Eve ~~~~~ emoticon emoticon emoticon
    May your day be easy & safe. Many will be preparing a nice dinner for tomorrow, some will be traveling. So be safe, Blessed and not stressed. emoticon & emoticon

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    I will be off line for the next few days. So I am sending out my Thanksgiving note a day early.
    May your Thanksgiving Day be a Happy one, counting your many Blessings one by one. Be Happy, Safe, make the most of your day I know this year is a bit different. But being Thankful never changes. Thankful for your support and friendship. emoticon & emoticon
    5 days ago
  • v GOOZLEBEAR
    Thank you for the goodie. We did have a nice anniversary.
    5 days ago
  • v CHUBBYNOMORE3
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    There's not a day in all the year
    But holds some hidden pleasure,
    And looking back, joys oft appear
    To brim the past's wide measure.
    But blessings are like friends, I hold,
    Who love and labor near us.
    We ought to raise our notes of praise
    While living hearts can hear us.

    One verse from the poem "Thanksgiving," by Ella Wheeler Wilcox.

    Let us be glad for those who have blessed us at this time and thank them.
    Thank you, my friend, for the blessing you have been to me.

    May God Bless your Thanksgiving and give you peace.

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    6 days ago
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