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I am 57 this year. I had started losing weight and toning my muscles, but I have had some major set backs. My Mother had lived with us for 4.5 years. She came in sad shape. While some areas got better the things she done to lose so much of her life have taken a toll and she is now bed ridden and dependant on us to do everything for her. She recently was given a terminal diagnosis. She is expected to live about 3-4 months longer. This has effected me deeply. I lost my job while FMLA. The store I worked at closed it doors and the local locations were sold to another vendor. There are many things that require my full attention. I have not been caring for me. I watch my Mom's health start to spiral out of control. I was up and at her side day and night. We got her back on track or as good as we can expect for her. I have learned many things from my Mother being with me in her golden days than I knew about myself before. Am here again trying to get this part of my life back for me to work with before I can't reclaim health. Thanks for sharing the journey. Wish me luck as I try to build up strengthen and muscles.

Member Since: 2/12/2016

Fitness Minutes: 15,463

My Goals:
As of today My heaviest weight was 263, size 24. Now at 211, sizes 16-18.
Short term goal is to fall under199.
Mid goal is to drop to as close to 150, as lo g as it looks healthy.
Long term goal is to maintain this for life.


My Program:
Eating healthier with smaller portions. Starting an exercise routine and continually increase my activity. Track my daily progress. I have already started bicycling.



Personal Information:
Born in Dallas, TX. May 1961. Married to Joe B. 20 yrs. Moved to San Antonio TX in 2001. Had our daughter, Marilyn age12. Mom lives with us since 2013. Patsy (Mom) is unable to care for herself after strokes. This is my 3rd time to use SP. My heaviest weight was 263, size 24. Now at 211, sizes 16-18.


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Like to walk, watch videos, eat and learn new things.




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  • v OKBACK2MEAGAIN
    Looking for a Fun Challenge this Fall? Want to get connected with a Team to support you through your Journey to a Healthier Lifestyle. If yes, then consider joining the BL Challenge that starts early September. Each week 11 teams of 24 Active, do fun nutritional and fitness challenges. The challenges promote a healthy lifestyle and If for some reason you cannot do a challenge then they are modified to meet your needs. Often we do the challenge in a game form, we have BINGO and TIC TAC TOE or seasonally themed. For Summer Fitness Tune up, Hopscotch and Bowling. I hope that you decide this might be for you you can leave your name on the waitlist for the Fall challenge. To get to the Challenge go to my page and click on the “BLUE BIGGEST LOSER” Icon, or copy and paste the link below, or let me know and I can send you an invite. Join the Team then sign up on the waitlist. It’s the thread right below the Chit Chat.
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    idual.asp?gid=25339
    489 days ago
  • v EO4WELLNESS
    Dropped by your SP page to send you some a spark or two.

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    513 days ago
  • v IMUSTLOSEIT1
    Thanks for stopping by my blog, and it's 5:30pm and just learned that it is Thursday and not Friday. hahahaha jokes on me. Well, I guess I just gained a day. lol
    Did add you as a friend.
    569 days ago

    Comment edited on: 5/24/2018 6:30:35 PM
  • v LINDYINDA
    Thank you for stopping by my blog. Have a positive week.
    589 days ago
  • v NEWDAYNEWWAY4ME
    Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving such kind comments! Wishing you great strength on your journey, remember to care for yourself as you care for your loved ones.

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    595 days ago
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