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Halfway goal~ 183

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FINAL GOAL 142..what my drivers license say!

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I am a professional Yo-Yo. I competitively swam my entire life and never learned how to eat right. I suffer body image issues like so many people. I am 36 years old.

Below is what I have mostly in my Thoracic Spine (bra line of spine)
Degenerative Spine Disease
End-plate Sclerosis,
Anterior Bone Spurs,
bulging disc
Lordosis in the Lumbar Spine
(A spinal hemangioma is a primary, benign tumor most common in the thoracic and lumbar spine. . This type of tumor typically affects the vertebral body, but also can affect muscles. The tumor has few symptoms, and is often found on examination for another condition. It is most common in patients aged 30-50. Hemangioma patients are closely watched for signs of compression fractures, neurologic dysfunction or the development of a soft tissue mass as a result of the hemangioma.

On top of that I am blessed with Fibromyalgia/CFS(chronic fatigue), put that together like a sandwich and I have depression on the side. I hide it well, I am funny and loving and would give the shirt off my back to those I love. I am married and happy, we have 3 wonderful boys and we are huge outdoors people. I was told by a neurosurgeon that the only option for me was to drop off 50 lbs.

So you see, it's not only about my self-image, my self-esteem, it's about my spine.

My spine hurts.

Member Since: 12/26/2009

Fitness Minutes: 620

My Goals:
My goals..well ..just like the Neuro put it..Take off the 50lbs because that is what I need for my spine health. DUMP FAST is my EVIL in my life

My Program:
Trying hard to drink more water..eliminate soda and work out regularly for my physical and mental health

Personal Information:
I am 36 years old, married and we have 3 great kids! We love the outdoors and are very active people! We live in Ohio and love to fish, travel and be outside! I love to make quilts & jewelry...specially jewelry because I found it very relaxing, you should give it a try! Afterall, who doesn't like jewelry as a gift?

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    Thanks for responding to my blog.
    To answer some of your questions, I will do at least 10 min wake up exercise in the am through the week. That way it will help start my day good and if something unexpected comes up I'll at least have 10 min in and that is better than none. Then I'll try to get 1/2 or so later in the day. I'm going to start the c25k over again and workout on the Wii with Jillians ultima 2010. If I get sick I will do at least 10min of something even if it's stretching and leg and arm lifts. Something simple because this is what I'm trying to over come. I was doing great in Oct. and I got sick and I never got back on track. I don't want life to mess up what I need to do.

    Thanks for the encouragement!!
    Hugs, Tami
    4146 days ago
    Hi! Just wanted to welcome you to the Fibromyalgia + Support = Friendship & Hope group. It is great to have you joining us. I hope you will find encouragement and support!!

    4148 days ago
    Thanks Amy, I was so happy to see a Wii Team here, how cool! emoticon
    4148 days ago
    Welcome to the Wii Fit Challenge team. Hope you are enjoying your game. There are some great challenges to get you going. Hope to see you around the site!!
    4148 days ago
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