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About Me:

-I'm Kasi, a 30 yr old living in Upstate SC, originally from Upstate NY.
-Live with my husband Jeff, hyperactive pups Dexter and Alice.
-Hope to add to my little family one day, when I'm healthier
-I work full-time in internal/family medicine as a CMA.

I see many of my patients struggle with chronic health conditions on a day to day basis, it sad to say that I am one of them.

For the most part of my life, I've been the person to take care of others and put myself as the lowest priority and its hard to say that my health has deteriorated very rapidly.

To be honest, people can't believe how bad I really am. I struggle on a daily basis with depression/anxiety, horrible acid reflux, IBS, hypothyroidism (and every side effect that comes with it), high blood pressure, pre-diabetes, high cholesterol and I'm obese.

To top it all off, in 2019 I was diagnosed with a poorly functioning liver (mostly due to autoimmune), multiple skin cancer sites removed (if you stay out of the sun, you can still get skin cancer people!), a brain tumor, and infertility (have been trying since Dec 2016).

To say I have serious health issues is an understatement and yet I'm the most cautious when it comes to being healthy in my family.

--Been a member of this site for a long time, have seen results then something strikes me down (like the items listed above) and I seem to lose it. Hoping for people to go through this next phase with, it would be awesome to have company :)

Goals:

1) To exercise more days than not on a monthly basis. I used to make plans to exercise than something would happen and I'd fail to do it. This leads me to throwing everything out the window for that day..or even the entire week.

2) To try do something healthy each day. Whether it be eating a vegetable to taking my dogs for a walk.

3) To improve my levels on blood tests. I would love to lower my A1c and LDL and raise my HDL.

4) To stick to my strict diet (or at least try to) that my doctor put me on.


Member Since: 5/28/2006

Fitness Minutes: 2,926

My Goals:
-I want to focus on 10 pounds at a time. I want to be healthier and look good. I'm starting off slow and trying to build up motivation while continuing.

-To meet people going through the same thing.

-To become healthier and feel better.

-Since I have a BMI that has categorized my as being obese, I would like to try to get to an overweight BMI to start with, and then go on to have a normal/ healthy BMI.


My Program:
- Watch over my calorie intake and focus on portion control.

-Exercise most days of the week, both cardio and strength training.

-No Soda or chips!!

- I am going to try to do a little more each day and hopefully continue successfully.







Personal Information:
-Kasi from SC (originally NY)


Other Information:
- I LOVE to read

-I LOVE to travel (when money and time allow)

- I like to bowl

-I like to meet new people

-I love music!




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