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I would say that the most important thing I would like to say in introducing myself to those of you who do not know me, is to say that I am a child of the King! My goal is to live a godly life and in so doing please the Lord, lift Him up for the world to see, and bring others to the knowledge of God's love, peace, joy, mercy and grace. He said "If I be lifted up I will draw all men unto me." According to His Word, everybody receives a gift from the Lord of some type and a calling to minister in some area. I feel a calling on my life to love and encourage others, so if that is all that I do all day, I am satisfied that I have done what God has called me to do. I know that God is on the throne and that although I do not see the whole big picture of what is going on in my life or others, I know that God does, so even when I am in horrible pain and cannot breathe comfortably or move without shortness of breath, I can rest assure that God has things under control and that He is worthy to be praised!

I used to be able to ride a bike 20 miles every day and play racquetball, but I have gotten an undiagnosed illness that causes me to need oxygen 24/7 and also causes severe pain. It is thought that both issues are caused by one disease process, yet undetermined.

Update: My lungs have improved, but the oxygen is still necessary due to my heart working overtime and shortness of breath with any standing or movement of any kind. The cause for my heart working overtime is yet undetermined. The Mayo Clinic doctor thinks that part of the cause for my severe pain is due to steroid myopathy. My pain specialist also now believes that I have fibromyalgia. He has ordered hydrotherapy to help with the pain and to assist in losing some weight. Now that I am off of prednisone, the weight should be able to come off, although it still may be slow due to sluggish metabolism caused by the prednisone.

Long term prognosis: undetermined

Member Since: 8/25/2007

Fitness Minutes: 2,106

My Goals:
My goals:

1. To live a life pleasing to the Lord
2. Lose total of 219 pounds
3. Eat healthy
4. Increase fitness
5. Get off Oxygen

My Program:
Eat a healthy, balanced diet of lean proteins, lots of vegetables and fruit, little or no processed foods, only whole grains, but in small amounts, and drink at least 150 oz of Water every day.

Personal Information:
My name is Pam and I live in Jefferson City, Missouri with my husband, Glen, and two of my children. I have 4 children, 1 grandson and 1 granddaughter. We have 2 pomeranians and a cockatiel. My Father is the King of Kings and Lord of Lords, and my desire is to live so people see Christ in me. I love deeply and am a devoted friend.

Other Information:
My favorite book is the Bible. Other books I enjoy are books by James Patterson, Patricia Cornwell, Jeffrey Deaver, Jonathan Kellerman, Sue Grafton and John Grisham. My favorite music is Christian of all kinds, and Country. My favorite movies are Human Interest Stories, and Action Comedies.

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    Hope to see you again on here. Love you.
    828 days ago
  • v DETERMINED2019
    You are a member of Calling Christian Women - The Official Team (team picture of praying hands and has a membership of over 10,000)

    This group is now closed as it has been made new at the request of members that had been participating.

    Could you please go to the one you are a member of, scroll down and click on 'leave the team'

    If you are interested in participating on the new revised team email me and I will direct you to the new group.

    Thanks for removing your membership from the team
    906 days ago
  • v TURTLE69
    Welcome to Official 10-Minute Daily Exercise Streak Challenge Team! emoticon Feel free to add me as a friend. If you need any support or just someone to talk with, give me a holler.


    929 days ago
  • v THE_PLAN
    951 days ago
  • v DETERMINED2019
    Hi Pam -how is it going.

    See you have completed Day 1 of 100 days from now.
    Are you ready to do Day 2 = if so come to the group, click onto Day 2 thread and complete the assignment posting your thoughts on it.
    Don't forget to come to the general forum to encourage others to complete the day they are one.

    Looking forward to hearing from you.
    984 days ago
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