About Me

At 30 years old, and morbidly obese, I came to the bitter realization that if I didn’t change things now- I wouldn’t have much time left to change them. Following in my father’s footsteps, I was headed down the road to Type II diabetes, heart disease, and a host of other weight-related problems. Unfortunately he lost his battle with his weight at the young age of 55. He suffered from a massive heart attack just two days before his scheduled quadruple bypass open heart surgery.

Already I am suffering from hypertension, sleep apnea and moderate edema in my legs. Things have to change. Now. My hope for this blog is to keep myself accountable in my new life of healthy choices and moderation, but also to help others along with me. To share my struggles and accomplishments, and show what is working (or not working) for me. Here it goes…

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2 Responses to “About Me”

  1. goingsteadyblog August 25, 2011 at 5:33 pm #

    Sounds like we’re at similar places in life. I’m excited to discover your blog and looking forward to reading it.

    Peace. http://goingsteadyblog.wordpress.com/

    • Katie August 25, 2011 at 8:19 pm #

      Thank you so much! I really appreciate you’re support! 🙂

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