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I'm a single, 32 year old female and I've been overweight almost my entire life. My weight keeps me from participating in many social activities / events with others my age. I feel like I'm already a senior citizen!!! A friend recommended this site to me and I thought "What the heck? Might as well give it a shot!"

Member Since: 10/1/2007

Fitness Minutes: 1,061

My Goals:
I acknowledge that my body is God's temple and I want it to be in the best shape possible for His use.

My Program:
I'm basically trying to follow the Michael Thurmond 6-Week Body Makeover Plan (with a few alterations) which has me eating 5-6 times a day, focusing on lots of lean protein, fresh fruits, & veggies and avoiding alot of pre-packaged foods.

Personal Information:
I was born & raised in Warren, OH, but I currently hail from the Fort Lauderdale, FL area. I'm a Christian believer and have been a member of Community Christian Church since June 2005, where I serve on the leadership teams for youth and young adults ministries. I work as an administrative assistant at a resource center for the developmentally disabled. It's an AWESOME work environment and I have the coolest boss ever!

Other Information:
Favorite Book: The Bible (New Internation Version)

Favorite Movies: Rent, Moulin Rouge, My Fair Lady, Requiem for a Dream, Hackers, Imitation of Life, The Color Purple

Favorite Music: INDUSTRIAL (VNV Nation, Assemblage23, Apoptygma Berzerk); ROCK (like Linkin Park and Korn), DANCE/TECHNO (like Underworld, The Prodigy, & Paul Oakenfold), & Contemporary Christian (like Plumb, Tobymac, & Chris Tomlin)

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  • v STEVO5O
    Small world, isn't it? Thanks for your support...and you can do it! You'll be ready for that wedding and knock 'em dead!

    4002 days ago
    I was referring to the regular old oriental chicken...it has pasta with it, I think. Or maybe I'm thinking of something else...I don't know. But I had NO IDEA they had a new Fruit Inspirations line!! Yeah, seriously, now I'm hungry.

    How'd you do today?
    4849 days ago
    Hi Tia!

    Thanks for your comment...it's nice to know that I have a fellow bad-money-decision-making-non-profit-compa
    ving kindred spirit!

    My debt came from deciding that it was a super good idea to take out those stupid internet payday loans and credit cards to pay for things like shoes and new clothes and MP3 players rather than get a second job and actually try to live within my means. Ah, to be young again...

    I'm lucky because my part-time job is in a different department as my full time job, so my commute is just a walk down the hall from my office. I also for some reason have a mini-fridge in my office, so I stocked it with healthy stuff. But I hear you on the temptation to drive through the fast food joints. This is the temptation I face every night when I'm driving home.
    You know what are awesome? Those SmartOnes meals. Try the oriental chicken and thank me later :)

    I'll be 30 on January 2 of next year. And I'm very much looking forward to it.

    Keep up the good work! Every day it gets easier...or so they tell me.
    4850 days ago

    Just dropping in to say HELLO and let you know that I am still hoping all is well!!!!
    4879 days ago
    Girl I SO know where you are coming from!....We are about the same weight and I got quite a few years on you. So the tired of being tired...tugged at my heart! You are on the right path now. We are all here for each other and if I can ever be an ear to listen or anything you let me know!!!
    4896 days ago
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