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Beth Terrill: Getting Fit with My Fitbit

My doctor said I have to exercise more to lose weight. She said if I don’t lose weight, I could get diabetes. I don’t want to take medicine. I am working hard to lose weight. My doctor said I should try not to eat a lot of things that are white like bread, pasta, and cereal. If I eat something that is white I should only eat as much as could fit in my one hand. I am trying to eat more fruit and vegetables. I am trying to exercise more. My Fitbit helps me to exercise. Staff help me to:


Beth Terrill lives in Elmhurst, Illinois, working as a high school mailroom assistant and park district child care worker.

 

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Citation: Traci, M., Hsieh, K., Anderson, L., & Gaylord, V. (Eds.). (Winter 2016). Impact: Feature issue on supporting wellness for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities, 29(1). [Minneapolis: University of Minnesota, Institute on Community Integration and Research and Training Center on Community Living]. Retrieved from https://ici.umn.edu/products/impact/291/
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The PDF version of this Impact, with photos and graphics, is also online at http://ici.umn.edu/products/impact/291/291.pdf.

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