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Hi and welcome to my page! I am a 26 year old Christian from a small town in Minnesota . I've been on spark people since December of '06, however I totally slacked last year. But I love spark, so I'm back and this time I am determined to continue to work towards my goals.

I've been struggling with weight since high school (or maybe even b4 then but the weight really started coming on in HS). I am sick and tired of looking the way I do. It is time to start doing something about it. My sister and I started working out together on March 19th and it feels great! I am ready to get my life on track. I am going to push myself to eat heathly and exercise regularly. I want to begin living a healthy lifestyle and reach my weight loss goal.

Weight Loss Goals:
12/6/06 - Starting Weight: 203
3/19/08 - Current Weight: 198
4/9/08 - Husband's 30th Birthday: 193
5/26/08 - Memorial Day: 185
7/04/08 - Independence Day: 179
7/29/08 - My Anniversary: 175
9/1/08 - Labor Day: 169
10/5/08 - My mom & dad's 40th Anniversary: 162
11/12/08 - My 27th birthday: 155
12/25/08 - Christmas: 147
2/14/09 - Valentine's Day: 138
4/9/09 - Husband's Birthday: 128
5/1/09 - May Day: 124 (Goal Weight)

Weightloss Progress:
4/9/08 - Met my Goal of 193 ~Yay!
5/26/08 - Surpassed Goal By a few lbs 181~ WooHoo!
7/4/08- 177lbs ~ Barely reached my goal. Need to work harder!
7/29/08 - 176lbs ~ Didn't make my Anniversary goal. I slacked BIG TIME this month. August will be a new month, New Me!! Bring it on!!

** I have to realize that If I don't reach my goal weights on the specific dates, to not give up, and to realize that I will reach my goal, it just may take a little longer than what I have down. But I am going to really try reach my weight loss goals they way I have them written down. I think I have it down in a very sensible and healthy way. I KNOW I CAN DO IT! Not reaching my goal weight until May of next year, seems like forever!!! But I can't wait until I have the feeling of being healthy and sexy, even if it's not until next year, it will be worth it!

The righteous eateth to the satisfying of his soul: but the belly of the wicked shall want. -Proverbs 13:25

He that keepeth his mouth keepeth his life: but he that openeth wide his lips shall have destruction. -Proverbs 13:3

"What? Know ye not that your body is the temple of the Holy Ghost, which is in you, which you have of God, and that ye are not your own? For ye are bought with a price, therefore glorify God in your body and in your Spirit which are God's." -I Corinthians 6: 19-20

I must Decrease and He must increase - Christ in me, the hope of glory. If I get out of the way He can do the impossible! If I get in the way, I'm impossible!

Member Since: 12/6/2006

Fitness Minutes: 3,635

My Goals:
I would like to get back to my School Weight - 124 lbs. It's gonna take some dedication and hard work, but I am determined to meet my goal!

My Program:
Work out to DVD's with my sister 5-6 days a week.

*I am going to drink at least 8 glasses of water a day minimum.

*I am going to eat veggies, fruits, nuts, low cal foods as my snack instead of junk food.

Personal Information:
I am a born again Christian and love the Lord very much.

I am married to wonderful man for 7 1/2 years.

Other Information:
I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. Philippians 4:13

Jeremiah 29:11-14...For I know the plans I have for you,” says the Lord. “They are plans for good and not for disaster, to give you a future and a hope. In those days when you pray, I will listen. If you look for me wholeheartedly, you will find me. I will be found by you,” says the Lord. “I will end your captivity and restore your fortunes. I will gather you out of the nations where I sent you and will bring you home again to your own land."

The grass withereth, the flower fadeth; but the Word of our God shall stand forever. -Isaiah 40:8

For the wages of sin is death, but the free gift of God is eternal life in Christ Jesus our Lord. -Romans 6:23

"Motivation is what gets you started, Habit is what keeps you going."

God is good all the time, All the time God is good!

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    Hi!! I have been MIA for years and still dealing with this weight struggle but I think I got it down mentally now!! I think I "get it" and why I have not been truly successful... I hope all is well! :)
    3251 days ago
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    4064 days ago
    glad you're back. me too. bless you!
    4141 days ago
  • v AROPTE
    Hey lady! I never really ventured out much from recording my food and exercise, but saw your "welcome" on my sparkpage from probably 2 years ago and thought I'd say "hey!"

    I'm also from a small town in MN (SW Minnesota) and a Christian. Encouraging to see another like me :) You look great!! How are you coming along?
    4416 days ago
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