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I'm alive... again. still. it's a new chapter in my life.

Monday, June 06, 2016

after 10 years taking care of my father, he passed away a year ago this past May. It's been a tumultuous and emotional year. Struggling to get back in the saddle for myself, alone at the top of the generational heap, and getting through the deep sadness, I looked at myself in the mirror and sadly all physical gains were gone. Not that I wasn't watching what I ate, but the time spent exercising was gone and replaced by incredible stress. Hives, weird skin symptoms that would divert people's eyes for a few moments until they passed, vertigo that was so bad it seemed to cause nerve damage that still haunts me--- life has handed me some real boners of problems but none like this. I've gotten a few mountains out of the way since, so these things have settled down somewhat.
I have the tools, I have this website and the lessons learned never to be forgotten. Sparkpeople is the the gold standard.
While I am writing this new chapter, I also need to work on myself. Here we go again....
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    I wish you all the luck and happiness in the world
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    I can't say anything different from what MELSMIMI said. Very thoughtful and good advice. Prayersđź’—
    1724 days ago
    Take the time to give yourself a big hug...yes a real hug. You have had a year that a few people understand and you came out the other side and are ready to take the time for you. Kudos!
    1724 days ago
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