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2017 update. Spark Friends I miss you terribly. I never quite understood how people couldn't find the time to update their Sparkpages, food logs, etc when I was so active on SP, but now that it's been YEARS that I've been off, I find myself relating so much to this. Please join me on MyFitnessPal if you're on there (username = kristonibologna)... Right now that's about all I can muster, but I'm hoping to find more BALANCE this year.
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Written January 2009 -- Ever since I can remember, I've never felt like the skinny girl. Even when I was nearly 100 lbs skinnier in high school, I felt like a cow compared to my thin friends. After gaining some weight towards the end of high school, I felt even worse. I lost about 15 lbs on weight watchers before I went to college, but when I met my beautiful and thin college roommate (who is still one of my best friends) over six years ago, it was what you might call another ego-crushing moment!

Why is it that people always need to compare themselves to others? I suppose it is only human nature. In six years I have gained ~60 lbs and a lot more neuroses, but in some ways I couldn't be happier. I have a wonderful boyfriend, I live in one of the coolest cities in the world and I am alive! I joined this site to try to help myself change myself... not so I can look like a Hollywood celebrity, or even look like my best friend. From now on I am only going to compare myself to myself. Setting tangible, realistic goals, and only hoping to become a better me. Not a better somebody else.


Member Since: 1/19/2009

Fitness Minutes: 44,859

My Goals:
2014/
I re-did these since I'm basically back at the starting line :(

Goal 1: 10 LBs lost
Reward: Movie Date of my choice
Date Met:

Goal 2: Back in Onederland
Reward: Go to SD Safari Park
Date Met:

Goal 3: 20 lbs lost
Reward: New Dress/outfit
Date Met:

Goal 4: 30 lbs lost
Reward: Go dancing
Date Met:

Goal 5: 40 lbs lost
Reward: New hairstyle
Date Met:

Goal 6: 50 lbs lost
Reward: FREAK OUT! New Wardrobe!
Date Met:


My Program:
-Walk my dog every day
-Workout 4x a week (not counting dog walks!)
-Stay in my calorie/nutrition ranges



Personal Information:
~5'6" on a good day.


Other Information:
I love to bake. My dream is to own my own bakery one day.
I also Love Queen Latifah. She is my idol!




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  • v MYCHEER
    Hello and Welcome to Sparks. Congrats on making this step to getting healthy. You will find a lot of info here and there are many waiting to encourage you. Find teams that meet your needs then post every day. That will help you stay accountable. Don't let yourself get overwhelmed here. It will take a couple of weeks before you really feel like you know what your doing. If you have questions please ask. All of us were new once and had to ask ourselves. And do not ever give up.

    susan

    4468 days ago
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