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I have always been overweight, but now I am doing something about it. I have a cousin who is doing this with me. Even though we can't be together we can do this together.

I have come to the conclusion that Sparkpeople does work. But you have to have the initiative to follow it. I have tried hundreds of diets and never have I been as successful as with Sparkpeople. But I hardly ever cheat. If by chance I do have something off the wagon, I get right back on. And even most times I count the calories and stay below my minimum.


Member Since: 1/19/2008

Fitness Minutes: 5,092

My Goals:
I would like to get to 180 at least.

On 3/24/08 I reached my first goal of 30 lbs. 10% of my weight, small steps right?

Now I am headed to 250......at which point I will have a goal of 25 lbs!

8/7/09 250 reached!

12/15/08 225 reached!

3/24/09 LOST 100 LBS!!!!!

5/29/09 200 reached! Slow but sure!!

10/11/09 I have looked it up and in order not to be considered overweight I have to be below 155, so have decided to get to 150, so that will be half my original size plus a few!




My Program:
Following Sparkpeople. Trying to add exercise to my normal routine.

M-W-F....initially at 300 cal per day at the gym. Now I am up to 400.

4-13-08 up to 500 calories at the gym. Takes me the same amount of time, so I must be getting quicker ;).

6/14/08 up to 600 cal at gym!

9/4/08 up to 700 calories at the gym!

Strength Training every other day!

And I nice relaxing bout in the sauna after my workout.



Personal Information:
I live in WA. Am a single mom.


Other Information:
I love the Children's Earth Series. I am also very active with the church. I love to read Christian Fiction, the bible, and to my daughter.




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  • v HOLLYSOTEROS
    Hey Dee Dee. How are you doing? My new lower range is 1270-1620. It's down about 200 calories since I updated my weight. Plus I like being in an active BLC. I'm feeling a bit destructive. Otherwise I'm doing Okay. I hope all is well with you.
    3695 days ago

    Comment edited on: 3/9/2011 6:57:26 PM
  • v KIM4042
    DeeDee...I am so very proud of you! You have no idea how many times I run into people that have lost sight of their goal and I always tell them that YOU have lost over 150lbs, on your own! No surgery, no weekly meetings to attend...You, my cousin, are my hero and I know if my mom were still here with us, she would be your biggest fan! Lots of love to you!
    3734 days ago
  • v FAITH0405
    Thanks so much for sharing your fiber ideas! Sounds yummy!!!

    Have a fabulous week!!
    4034 days ago
  • v FAITH0405
    CONGRATS on having a loss three weeks in a row!! You've lost 3.5 lbs for this challenge, and are proving that steady progress is the way to go! Keep up the great work!

    GO RED HOTS!!

    God Bless,
    Mary
    4096 days ago
  • v K25ROCK23
    emoticon on your loss this week!!! Keep up the great work!!!
    4103 days ago
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