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Greetings! I'm starting over again losing weight for the gazillionth time, but, as I have the time to really concentrate on my fitness this summer, I'm hopeful about really losing the weight this time. My 30th birthday is around the corner, and nothing would please me more than to be able to weigh less as a birthday present to myself. The page title is probably my underlining strategy for life. Though a good cry can be useful, I'm more inclined to the humor bent myself.
Another of my favorite sayings has been said by my dad many, many times, and I think sums up my basic attitude right now about losing weight:
"Time to sh*t or get off the pot. " Crude, but surprisingly eloquent. :D I'm done whining about my health, and have finally made the commitment to DO something about it. As the name of one of my favorite Spark Teams says I'm DONE being the fat girl!

Member Since: 5/11/2010

Fitness Minutes: 2,915

My Goals:
1. To be more energetic.
2. To achieve and maintain a healthier weight hoping for somewhere around 150.

Note on why 150: I'm either 5'7'' or 5'8'' depending on how wild my hair is that day. ;) So far as I can tell, according to the wrist test, I have a large frame. 150 happens to be the number that's roughly in the middle of that range.

My Program:
So, this changes a lot depending on mood, injuries, weather, the position of the know the usual. ;)
1. Workout 45 min at least 4 days a week.
2. Doing 100 pushup challenge with 200 situps and 200 squats for strength training next couple of months.(Started 8.30.10)
3. Slowly reducing calories to get to those happy weightloss ranges. (I find this is better than doing it all at once. My body doesn't rebel as much.)

Personal Information:
Real name: Shannon
Where: Louisiana
I'm not all that good at talking about myself but here's a few things:
1. I love to read and am a complete bookworm.
2. I married an IT genius that got me into computer and video games.
3. Former WOW player - probably will go back for Cataclysm. We shall see.
4. We do not have kids, but we are looking to start expanding our family sometime in the not too distant future.
5. Ummmm, yeah I don't know. I just put a 5 because I felt like 5 was a good number. So, yeah. lol. There ya go. ;)
OOOOOOHHHHHH, I finally thought of a # 5! I'm a klutz, really- really- bad -not- allowed- to- have- an- iphone- because- of- it-klutz. Seriously, I'm so spastic I have trouble getting through open doorways without banging some body part.

Other Information:
These are three of my favorite quotes that honestly don't have all that much to do with healthy living.

" If at first you don't succeed, then skydiving definitely isn't for you."

"When everything is coming your way, you're in the wrong lane."

"Last night I lay in bed looking up at the stars in the sky, and I thought to myself where the heck is the ceiling." Anonymous

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    Happy Easter ...too hard not to get excited about such a great day. emoticon

    Wishing you only the greatest of everything. Hope this spring is the time to reach those goals, get closer or to start again. emoticon

    Watch out because I am back and ready to run, walk, cycle and do whatever it takes to meet my goals. What about you?

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    Happy Birthday to You!!

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    3143 days ago
    HAPPY BIRTHDAY 2012!!!
    Where are ya, Done Girl!? I hope no matter where you find yourself in life, you are definitely enjoying it this birthday!!

    All the very best,
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    emoticon Happy BELATED Birthday, DONE GIRL emoticon We are singing your song. emoticon

    The Scorpio child is born to a father who didn't want a child, for whatever reason & this might never have been discussed in the home, but the sensitive little Scorpio child, who hates loud noises & over-stimulation, picks up on this & learns to not trust others. She is always asking herself "what do they want from me & what is in this for me?" She uses sarcastic comments to "get them first" since she is such an emotional person. This can certainly lead her to having a problem with obesity as food can be her "drug of choice".
    Scorpio gets along with Pisces, Cancer, Taurus, Virgo and Capricorn. BUT, since Scorpio is insecure she MUST be in control of any relationship she is in and this can be difficult for others to take. IF she is sure she has a faithful partner, she will give all she has to a relationship.
    Often, Scorpio supports the family. She does well working alone as she is NOT a "team player". She does well working in police work, as a detective, inspector, under-taker, or a businesswoman.

    Scorpio never has an easy life as she is always in a struggle, but ever decision she makes is her own & she has no one to blame for her situation since she made it by her own chose. Scorpio is a natural athlete, so she doesn't have to be fat. She can make herself anything she wants as she can stay with and finish what she starts. She is never a victim as she rules her own life no matter how simple it is.

    Like the other water signs, this sign is very sensitive and emotional. With Scorpio, unlike the water signs Cancer and Pisces, the emotions remain under rigid control. They may not even be apparent to those who are very close to you. When your emotions do erupt, they do so very violently, often with a strong burst of sarcasm and vindictiveness.
    The strength of Scorpio is in the methods employed to meet every challenge. You approach everything with intensity and passion. Nothing is ever halfway because you put everything you have in your work; mind, heart, soul. You are one of those people who always gives 100% and sometimes more. Many born under the sign Scorpio become classic workaholics.
    You may have an undesirable trait commonly found in the Scorpio person, holding a grudge for a very long time. The underside of Scorpio is often possessed with uncontrollable jealousies and the strongest passions. When offended the reaction is surely revenge. The higher side of Scorpio still dominates people and situations, but with much for the common good. This sign produces very few lukewarm people. You are either very bad or very good.
    In Scorpio, the Sun is intense, skeptical and secretive. There is an intensity and a secretiveness in your makeup which results in an inscrutable persona most people cannot penetrate. This trait makes the Scorpio personality hard to detect. You like to remain incognito, and do so with your very secretive nature. You are a master at hiding your emotions. You neither flinch nor blush. It's hard for you to share your inner feelings with anyone.
    You can be very critical and demanding, creating a forceful and dominating demeanor. You are strong-willed and determined, and you usually act with incisiveness. Your critical nature allows you to make shrewd and unusually accurate judgments at a rapid rate. You can penetrate the hidden agenda of those you meet. It is in your nature to protect yourself by knowing what your opponents are thinking and doing. You have uncanny intuition and accurate perceptions, making you almost psychic in understanding and making emotional connections with other people. Very few successfully earn your trust. Often, you experience difficulties with the authority figures in your life.
    At home, you may be something of a tyrant, wanting everything done your way. You think you are always right and won't tolerate dissent. There is a tendency for you to impose your will on friends and family since you feel so passionately that your ideas are in their best interest. No one takes relationships more serious than you. Although you are highly attracted to, and attractive to, the opposite sex, in many respects you function well as a 'lone wolf' type. emoticon
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