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I was on a road to success for so long...but I have gotten lost! I started my initial journey in 2005 and up until September of 2014 the direction was full steam ahead.

I was born with heart defect and had open heart surgery at 11 years of age. Until September of 2014, I was as active as I could be...I finished 9 half marathons and countless 5k and 10k races. Ie was down around 20% body fat and was working out 6 days a week!

One Friday in September, I received a phone call from my cardiologist...I was having unexplained irregular heartbeats...I had to stop running! I am now limited to only light to moderate exercise...and am on beta blockers...

Additionally, I moved home and now am close to friends and family...and we like to eat and drink. My self control is gone...my weight has gone up up up...I have gained a total of 15 pounds, lost my muscle tone and strength and my cardio/pulmonary stamina is gone.

I am trying to climb back up that mountain...I am looking for the trail back to success!!

Member Since: 7/30/2006

Fitness Minutes: 83,362

My Goals:
See more muscle definition

Drop body fat % to below 30%

Become stronger; to notice an increas in my strength by using heavier weights

Look in the mirror and feel good about who I am and the way I look!

My Program:
Weigh and Measure food when I feel like I am getting out of control

Increasing whole/clean foods; decreasing the processed foods that are convenient

Exercise at maximum exersion at least 5 days a week

Continue to use Spark as a support tool

Wear clothes that fit and make me feel good about myself

Personal Information:
I am from Pennsyivania (suburbs of Philly).

Single and HAPPY

Employeed Full Time

Have Great Friends and Family

Other Information:
I love Penn State Football

I love to read

I love the summer months

I love the beach and boating

I LOVE TO EXERCISE and cook healthy

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