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Hi, I am Shannon. I am a stay at home mom and an at home medical transcriptionist. When I met my husband 12 years ago I was a size 2, and now a lot of excuses later I am a size 18, and unfortunately I can't use the excuse because I had kids (I actually lost weight when I was pregnant). My mom introduced me to Spark and now here I am actually starting to do something about my self esteem and my backside. I would love to find some friends that can help keep me moving.. :)

Update 03/2013- I have now met numerous goals that I had when I started here in 2010 including I have now completed 21 half marathons since March 2011 and I have also completed 2 full marathons.

I am constantly looking at different ways to challenge myself and ways to add fun to my work outs. I am in the best place of my life- not at my fitness goals yet- but honestly could care less as I am living a life that I never thought I would have had 2 years ago.


Member Since: 4/7/2008

Fitness Minutes: 20,613

My Goals:
My goal is to get healthy and keep up with it- not just for today but forever. I want to be a inspiration to my children.

First half marathon completed 03/2011

First full marathon completed 04/2012

PR for half marathon 2:28 completed in July 2012

As of 3/5/2013, completed 21 half marathons since March 2011

My Program:
With the help of all the wonderful people from SP, I completed my first half marathon in 2011 and completed 2 full marathons in 2012.

On the days that I do not run I am using my kettlebells and/or riding my bike. I have also taken pole fitness classes as well.

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I love to scrapbook, sew and spend time with my family.

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  • v LAURA95368
    Hey Shannon, Happy New Year!!! How are you doing?
    4317 days ago
    Hi! I just wanted to stop by and say thanks for the comment you left on my blog. I appreciate the advice and will definitely give it some time before I start changing things up.
    It's so hard for me to stay on track with the eating, but I am really working on it.
    I have thought about getting a trainer, but it is pretty expensive, so I am not sure about it yet? I also need to start measuring more. At least if I am losing inches it will be something positive to see!
    Good job to you on your progress!! That is great! emoticon
    Has to feel great to know that you are making changes! I will keep trying and will also work on staying positive!
    Keep up the Great Work and thanks again for your input!!
    Take Care!

    4369 days ago
    4533 days ago
    Welcome to an important journey on the road to a better you. Together we can do it one step at a time...see you for our walk tomorrow and every morning at 8:30.

    4584 days ago
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