"It's Time" - Kelly Haberman
As I loaded my first bike in the the RV, preparing to leave shortly for my 2nd trip to the Huntsman World Senior Games in 2013, I reflected back on my journey.
Most of my life I've been overweight and struggled with painful knees. In the Fall of 2010 I had reached my breaking point, returning back to the Orthopeadic surgeon. Bawling the entire appointment, I knew I couldn't go on living with the pain, I was ready to "check out". I had turned 50 in the spring.
The only thing I heard at that appointment was "Kelly, it's time". Three weeks later the first knee was replaced and one month from the first, the second was replaced.
Now, the doctor told me I'd lose weight, but 135lbs? Long story short, with my new knees I decided it was time to start living again and to do so, I needed to get healthy. Physical Therary was all done at home and six months later I joined our Golds Gym. As intimidating as it was, I ...