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September 2010 - My heaviest picture (265 lbs). My boys and I at the Butterfly Festival.

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Things I learned through my journey so far:
While losing weight and getting healthy and fit are my ultimate goals, I need specific fitness related goals to work toward in order for me to stick to it.
I actually enjoy working out - it just depends on the type of workout, having specific fitness goals, and keeping things interesting (I get bored easily).
I am a work in progress and it is O.K. to not reach every goal at the time I want to reach it. As long as there is progress, I am still winning.
Love myself and enjoy life no matter my size, weight, or fitness level.
Read food labels, cook from scratch, and have significantly increased my vegetable consumption.
A setback is just that. Dust yourself off and keep going. Only if you stop completely is when there is no progress.
The importance of non-scale victories (NSV) to measure progress. The number on the scale is just one of many ways to track your progress.

Member Since: 4/5/2009

Fitness Minutes: 6,410

My Goals:
Highest weight: 268 pounds
Goal weight: 134 pounds

Accomplished Goals:
Walk a Half-Marathon - San Antonio Spark Team "Half Sparkathon" - 01/12/2013
Blog here on Spark People - 02/25/2013.
Run/Walk my first 5K - Graffiti Run - 09/22/2013
Run/Walk my first 10K - Rock'n'Roll 10K - 12/03/2016

Short Term Goals:
Drink at least 8 cups of water each day.
Work out every other day.
Sleep 8 hours each night.
Run a 5K

Long Term Goals:
I want to lose 134 lbs (from my highest weight) to be in the mid range for a healthy BMI and then maintain my healthy weight. My ultimate goal is to regain my health. I am currently obese, have PCOS, Hashimoto's, a debilitating form of Nail Psoriasis, and Rheumatoid Arthritis.

My Program:
Eating whole food plant based since July 2017.
Breastfeeding, so I am not restricting calories at this time.

Walking, Running (intervals), BodyPump, Swimming, Zumba, Yoga

Personal Information:
31-year old German expat in South Texas.
Married to an U.S. Army veteran and proud mom of my two awesome (step)sons (15 and 17) and our miracle rainbow baby boy (20 months).
Our house is ruled by three cats: Isis, Simba & Charlie.
I work full time as an executive assistant.

Other Information:
Race Tracker
12/02/2017 - 5K - Rock'n'Roll - San Antonio
04/08/2017 - 5K - Susan G Komen Race for the Cure - San Antonio
12/03/2016 - 10K - Rock'n'Roll - San Antonio
09/22/2013 - 5K - Graffiti Run - San Antonio
01/12/2013 - Half-Marathon - San Antonio Spark Team "Half Sparkathon" - San Antonio

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