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Family this past Christmas. Joshua home after 4 years "missing" Thank you Lord!


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I love to garden, and am out side on most days when I am not working, in it. I HATE winter!!! LOL

I also need to get my self back on track. some days I'm pretty good other days not so. I have some physical issues, but I am not in pain (thank God) so I am careful of what I can do, mostly low impact things are fine. So there are some things I will not do that cause undo stress on my body. It does not limit me for most part.

I am divorced, I have 4 grown sons. No grands yet. I look after my 86 year old mother. She is still very mobile and on her own. I work full time and part time, and am involved in various thing that keep me busy.

I am forever repairing or replacing things in my 85 year old house! I love to work with my power tools and do repairs around my house. All the doors and windows have been replaced, both baths have been replaced and are fairly new. replaced all flooring. Still needs siding, and walkway replaced.

So now I need to redo this body! So that it will serve me well, for many more years. I have been at it for awhile. I am determined, sometimes just not motivated! I need to do this, for me, because I AM worth it.


Member Since: 12/30/2008

Fitness Minutes: 231,178

My Goals:
I have improved my walking endurance .... I can now walk over 3 miles with out a problem!


My Program:
I joined Jenny Craig a year ago July. I lost about 48 lbs
so far. have been kinda stuck since the holidays. have had some joint health issues, so I have not been able to walk as I had been. Trying to get back into the swing of things, as my knee is feeling better. I am looking forward to summer to be in my garden again. All that yard work and exercise!!
Continue with what I'm doing and also fit more exercise into what i've been doing.



Personal Information:
I live in Illinois, Summer is here and it has been VERY hot and humid! I work outside so I am jut wiped when I get home.

I have 4 boys, am divorced, Work full time at a Driver License facility. I test CDL truck drivers. I Had been doing this for 33 YEARS and 8 months I FINALLY RETIRED in Jan of 2019! YEA done with dealing with stupid!
have great friends, and a wicked sense of humor, that I do use all the time.


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My favorite life quote is BE STILL AND KNOW THAT I AM GOD. I often do not take the time to be still and listen, to myself, or my body.

PROUDLY AMERICAN!




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  • v CATHYSFITLIFE
    You had sent me a scrub towel once but that was several years ago. I still have it and it works but now hubby and I have our own. lol I understand having to retrain those muscles. I went through something similar when I had my ACL replaced. Good luck with the PT and getting back on your feet before the operation on your other knee in October.
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