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Our family and our son a boat Captain who aided in US Airways rescue!

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Our 34th anniversary dinner at Gordon Ramsay's in New York

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Christmas 2010

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I have been with Spark People since April 2009. As a cancer survivor I have long lasting health issues due to my radiation treatment. As a non-smoker and getting throat cancer or cancer at the base of my tongue it was devastating to hear BUT through the grace of God came through it. In 2009 I had some health issues that attacked my immune system and I worked with a nutritionist for 18 months on a healthy eating lifestyle and changes for the REST of my life that has helped me tremendously!

I have managed to make great strides in my life style change and weight. This is a journey for a lifetime and I will eventually get to my goal but in the meantime I am thrilled with the progess and success I have seen.

My photo blog "A picture is worth 1,000 words TELLS IT ALL"

Member Since: 4/28/2009

Fitness Minutes: 96,563

My Goals:
2011 started out OK but went from bad to worse with my Aunt on Hospice and eventually my Mom's illness, her many medical issues, hospice and death.. These deaths were devastating and eating on the fly and in between and no regular schedule has not helped BUT a weight gain was minimal at best!

MOVING FORWARD June 1st 2011 - I want to stay focused on getting to under 200 pounds by Christmas - as of May 21st I do not have my weight BUT I will be happy with ANY DROP I can get and will continue to focus on my healthy lifestyle!!

My Program:
To follow the 90/10 rule!

90% you stay on the program and there will be 10% of the time for vacations, celebrations or other things.

To stay focused on my healthy lifestyle eating and exercise

To remain POSITIVE and remember WHERE I was and know I will get to where I am going.

Personal Information:
My name is Laura. I am a cancer survivor - never smoked but had throat cancer - I drink lots of water because I have no saliva glands. Married to a fabulous guy named Colie for over 34years and one son Ross - a ferry boat Captain in New York City - our hero who took part in the US Airways rescue wthout thinking of the risk to him and his crew. I live next to my Dad and we cook together and share meals.

Other Information:
Love baseball, football and horse racing - see my Derby pictures! .

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