PVILLAGO

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Me and my baby boy Chewy


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Six years ago I was diagnosed with Dermatomyositis. It is an autoimmune disorder that effects the connective tissues in the muscles. I have packed on the poundage from steroids and a complete sedentary lifestyle. I finally have the disease in remission and knew I had to get myself healthier so if I have a flare again I will live through it. I want to be able to just go shopping without being exhausted. This is due to the disease as well as all of the extra weight I have put on. My muscles are in a weakened state and being fat isn''t helping the situation. I began my lifestyle change in July. December is here and.life goes on. We are on vacation and my physical struggles continue. I am still trying to make smart choices and.just be able to move but this disease zaps me both physically and emotionally but I''m not giving up. No I''m not.

Member Since: 11/2/2010

Fitness Minutes: 12,332

My Goals:
My goal is to be a normal weight. I don't know what that is to me personally, but according to the insurance chart it is much smaller then I will or want to be. I do know I want to be a "healthy" weight so my goal at this point is to lose about 50-60 more pounds. Baby Steps..Weekly goal 2-4lbs a week.


My Program:
Trying to eat a balanced meal. Eliminating all sweets!! drinking water and decaf coffee and occ. tea. Moving, moving, moving more then I used too. Increasing my protein intake as well.



Personal Information:
I am married with 5 girls and 6 grandchildren. My husband and I attend church regularly and we like to travel and go hunting.


Other Information:
It is better to remain silent and thought a fool, then to speak and remove all doubt.




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  • v JOOPRINCESS
    Welcome to Lupus - Team Butterfly! Our group has proved to be amazingly valuable to me. Questions answered, limitless support...we're so glad you're taking the next leg of your journey with us. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to ask me, or any of the fellow co-leaders. Come to our page and Huddle!

    Blessings,
    Tara
    3800 days ago
  • v JMERLAU
    Hey there - THANKS for stopping by my video today!

    Means a lot that you took time to comment, I appreciate that.

    I encourage you to get back on that bike! You said best, age doesn't matter, YOU CAN DO IT!!


    3801 days ago
  • v OZARKMARY
    Hi! Gotta love a dessert making churchlady!! :) Yes, it's a vanilla cookie roll, p butter, M&M's and candycorn with melted white frosting. Too many calories to count on this one.lol Thanks for stopping by my page. It was yummy, btw! Have a Merry Christmas!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3801 days ago
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