Although I joined iVillage forums years ago I never really got involved. Now I've decided to take the plunge on this board and the walking board.
A bit of background - Im a 43 yr old married mother of a 23 yr old girl (whose getting married next summer) and an 8 yr old boy. I developed an autoimmune disease at 19 which resulted in total destruction of my thyroid. So on meds for life and managed to work myself up to 263 lbs...until I found a great!! Doctor last year. She has