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Okay here is where it starts......I have been busy raising two beautiful daughters. The youngest is heading to college and I have decided it is my turn now. No more eating at consession stands, taking in mindless calories and fat grams. On July 23, 2008 I signed on because the cute little capris I was wearing that day were being closed with the aid of a rubber band at the waist. It was a little trick I used to get back into clothes after giving birth. Well that is simply not acceptable. The really shocking discovery is when I entered my weight and height I thought I had about 20 pounds to lose. However the spark gods soon told me that I was in denial and automatically placed me at 35 pounds to lose. That is a big fat reality check. I am ready to take responsibility and on my way to the goal. I really think the nutrition tracking for me is crutial because of the accountability factor. I wish all of you continued success on your current and future goals. Please leave a comment and I will try to reply.

Denise

Update 6/11/09

Well today I wore the little black capris to work and they zipped all the way to the top and buttoned without cutting into my waist. I was pleased with myself however I know that I have more to go. I have committed to a challenge that was bigger than I really wanted but I am up for it. I will try to win the pink bikini contest despite all the comfort foods currently in my house due to the college chicklets coming home.


Member Since: 7/22/2008

Fitness Minutes: 5,642

My Goals:
My funny valentine...... Our 30th wedding anniversary will be February 14th 2011. I need to look good for that. It is a future goal that I must keep in mind.


My Program:
Portion control, healthy eating, consistant exercise and taking time for my own well being are my personal goals. I would like to lose the weight, lower the blood pressure and feel good about myself.



Personal Information:
I am from a small farming community in Southern Wisconsin. I love to bake, and pies are my specialty. I am employed full time as a municipal clerk of a nearby community.


Other Information:
Meagan age 22 is a college graduate of University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse and Karmin age19 is attending the University of Wisconsin, LaCrosse.




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