LISABETH67
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This was taken in 2005 after being in the hospital for a month.



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Me and my then 12 year old son. He is now 6 ft tall. Way taller than me



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June, 2008. 10 pounds lost


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I am 46 years old, married for 21 years in July, 2014. I have a 20 year son, who is my world. I have been overweight since I turned 11 years old. As a teenager, I joined Weight Watchers and lost 12 lbs. We couldn't afford it, so I continued to gain weight, Most of my early ages, I weighed about 150 lbs. Then I got pregnant; and he was BIG. After that it was 165 +.

In 2004, I had a blood clot in my leg. I was in the hospital for a month. I lost about 20 lbs. from about 200. After I got out of the hospital, I was told to lose the weight or the clots would come back. I lost down to 155.

Two years later, I begin to gain again. My dad died. I just gave up on eating right. I went up gradually to 209 around 2013.
My mom was diagnosed with Lymphoma in 2006, but beat it.

In 2013, it came back, she couldn't beat it. She went on hospice Apr 2013. That's when I really started gaining.
In January 2014, my husband decided he needed to lose weight, so I said "OK, Let's go for it!" So we started our weigh in on a Sunday morning.

That first month I went down to 180.8 (16 lbs.). But my mom died on Feb 21 (day after her 76th birthday). That is so hard on me. We were SOOO close. I have lost 3 more lbs since then, but have been about 177 for 3 weeks.

I now have so many health problems that my weight could kill me if I don't control it. That is what I think.

I was diagnosed with Lupus about 1 1/2 years ago. Also Sjogren's Syndrome. On March 25 (2 1/2 wks ago) I had a mini-stroke. That don't know why I have a blood clot in my brain. All exams on heart and main arteries are normal.

So I am going to keep trying. I have to. So.....
LET'S GO FOR IT!!!


Member Since: 2/25/2008

Fitness Minutes: 1,773

My Goals:
I want to change my lifestyle, how I eat, how I present myself

I need to become healthier.

I want self confidence and control.


My Program:
I started back on my weight loss in January 2014. I was about 209 lbs., the highest I have ever been. My husband wants to lose weight also. We change how we eat food, some of what we eat. He continues to eat unhealthy foods, but I try to eat healthier.
My health makes it hard for me to cook every night, so we "snack". I try to eat healthy snack.

As of weigh in Sun, Apr 6, 2014, I weighed 177.8. I have been at that weight for 3 weeks.



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Lisa

lisa_michel@yahoo.com


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I love to read Christian related books. I love Janette Oke books.

I love to walk, but my husband won't let me go alone. He won't go most of the time. I have nobody to go with me.

I work at a fast food restaurant, but don't eat much there. I only work in the mornings, so I wait til I get home.




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  • v JUDITH316
    emoticon God’s Amazing Grace Team, we are thrilled to have you on-board, thanks for joining. May we encourage you to huddle daily and enter the Team forums, there is something there for everyone, and we also encourage you to post your comments and share your thoughts there. The bottom line is we are here for you and will stand with you cheering you on your journey. God’s Blessings, Your Friend and Team-Leader, Judith emoticon emoticon emoticon
    2520 days ago
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    Thank you for the friend add. I added you also.

    2521 days ago
  • v DIDMIS
    Lizbeth we are so happy you joined us. Please feel free to Spark Mail your leaders and let us know how we can help you.
    My mother lived to be 99 1/2. I am 85 and had two Total Knee Replacements in 2013. Getting ready to live. It is hard to lose ones parents no matter how old you are. emoticon
    I keep busy but life would be boring if I wasn't.
    I see you believe in God. I have been an ordained minister for over 55 years and post the daily devotions. I invite you to read them. Some just might be what you need for the day as others have told me.

    2521 days ago

    Comment edited on: 4/9/2014 1:02:44 PM
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    emoticon Your Friend, Cheryl, from Stressed Out Women Gettin' Healthy!
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    Spreading a little "Stressed Out Moms/Women Gettin' Healthy" holiday cheer to you, my friend! Have a great weekend!
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