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Nappa Valley - February 2010 - Not at my heaviest weight....but close enough.



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Returning to SPARK on 1/11/2012.



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Happy girl on May 19th, 2014 - I'm halfway to my weight goal. Down 42 lbs here.


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I originally started the SPARK in April 2010 and did really well. In a year I had lost 44 lbs. Then I stopped SPARKING. I have no idea why, I just did. I grew bored, thought I didn't need to count calories anymore, etc. Here I am...back where I started...again. While I love Spark, I need more. I've decided to do Optifast with medical support and group meetings. I feel like I need face to face meetings to keep me honest and I want to work with a dietitian to find what works for me. I'm also going to try a personal trainer.

I know I can't be like this anymore. I hate this. I hate how it feels to be this heavy. It makes me sad. It makes me embarrassed and I'm just done with it. No more because I know more and I know better. I need to live like I need to and I will.


Member Since: 4/19/2010

Fitness Minutes: 18,880

My Goals:
[X] Feb. start Optifast
[X] Mar.1 down 10
[X] Apr. 1 down 25
[X] May 1 down 35
[ ] Jul down 45
[ ] Santa Fun Run 5k
- Exercise daily
- 70 oz water daily
- Down 60 lbs. by the end 2014.
- Be honest with what I am eating. Log it everyday.


My Program:
Optifast to jump start my weight loss. Move to a low carb plan.

I am a carbohydrate addict and it is my ultimate downfall. I need to live a low carb lifestyle to become healthier. It's just a fact for me.

Small failures are acceptable as long as I understand why they happened and have a plan to adjust them for success the next time.



Personal Information:
My name is Beth, I'm 45 yrs old and I live in northern Illinois with my husband, my son and two dogs. I work, I play and LOVE, LOVE, LOVE to travel. Rome is by far one of the most beautiful destinations that I have travelled to. If anyone needs any advice on Rome, I am more than willing to share! 2012 was a wonderful trip to Paris. This year I will visit Seattle for my 10th wedding anniversary.


Other Information:
I'm an artist at heart. I play the violin. It frustrates me and brings me joy at the same time.




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  • v RAVENSONG37
    Great to hear from you! Winter takes a toll on us for sure...I think we should all move to Hawaii or Mexico or something! Glad to hear you are taking care even tho you are quiet. Do what works best for you!! Love you! xoxoxo
    3662 days ago
  • v RAVENSONG37
    Hey girl, long time no see....wonder how you are doing!
    3667 days ago
  • v CINNAMONGURL06
    "Beautiful Woman Award! Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the wall of 8 women who deserve it. If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out"




    3733 days ago
  • v RAVENSONG37
    "Beautiful Woman Award! Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the wall of 8 women who deserve it. If you receive more than 3, you know you're really beautiful! If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out"

    3733 days ago
  • v GO_GAL_GROW
    Omg I can totally relate to your status - I've blogged about that very same issue of work. We can get through this because we know deep inside that our health needs to be the priority!
    3735 days ago
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