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Hey! Thanks for visiting my page today! My name is Shannon, and I'm a 50 year old wife, mama, and grandma in West Virginia. I have three gorgeous daughters and 6 grandkids! **Update** 2-16-2019 I just started the Ketogenic / keto diet! It's been a little tricky keeping my carbs low enough, and protein high enough, but I'll get there! I'm very excited to finally see results, because nothing I've tried before ever worked very well. ** I'm here because I have just had enough. I have been heavy all my life, and now I've been feeling so uncomfortable in my own skin that it's not funny. I've also been feeling afraid of having a heart attack, which is not advisable for a 40something woman. Not to mention, I feel so totally unattractive. One thing I need to keep reminding myself is that food does not kill pain. Neither emotional or physical. I deal with chronic back and joint pain on a daily basis, but some days are really bad, and I find myself trying to ease the pain with food. Of course, it doesn't work. You'd think my brain would have caught on to this by now, but it's kinda slow. LOL I love arts and crafts, and especially Art Dolls and acrylic painting! If you would like to add me to your Facebook friends, please leave me a note when you send the invite and tell me you're from Sparkpeople, so I can add you to the right list! Well, thanks for stopping by my page, and I hope you have a wonderful day!

Member Since: 5/16/2006

My Goals:
To live and eat more healthy, and lose weight.
I believe what Dr. Patricia Bragg says, "You are what you eat, drink, breathe, think, and do."

My Program:
I'm not following a program.

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Shannon, Davisville WV

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I love Harry Potter, creating things with polymer clay, and old (30's thru 50's) movies! I also enjoy gardening and being outside! Bluegrass Rocks!!!

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My Facebook Page: Please leave a note telling me you're from Sparkpeople, so I can put you in the right list!

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