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I'm going to try something new for me. I don't have a wedding to plan this time (just a husband that says I'm perfect the way I am), and I'm not worried about what vacation will be like (yet), but I'm thinking about my health. I'm 26 years old, and if I'm so unhealthy today, what will I be like at 30. I want to be healthy. My goal is to lose the 81.4 lbs. that I should lose to be healthy by my second wedding anniversary. This would be 10/18/2010.

In 2009 I was diagnosed with bulged discs in my lower back. The doctors could not give me a specific reason that I have these bulged discs, but losing weight will help they say, and to me this says, "your obesity caused these bulging discs." I'm in pain a lot of days (though i really don't tell people this, and they ask why I limp, and i pretend that I don't realize that I'm limping, and say that it must be because I'm tired).

My mom is going to be my partner in losing weight this year. I'm going to tell her about this site, and hope that she will join. What is there to lose, it's free! and it's not like I gotta give away my identity to make it happen.

I'm looking forward to this year, and I know that I can make it to my goal. Today is day one.


Member Since: 1/5/2010

Fitness Minutes: 2,759

My Goals:
I would like to make it to 145 lbs. by October 18, 2010, my second wedding anniversary. I will run a 5K before the end of the year. My first mini goal was is to be under 200 lbs. and I would like to reach this goal by March 1st. My second mini goal is to be under 185 lbs. (this would be out of the obesity range). And I would like to get to this goal by May 1st, 2010. My third mini goal is to be at 165lbs. by August 1st. and then finally 145 lbs. by October 18th.

My Program:
I just joined the C25K program, and I'm walking in between days.

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  • v REACHING120
    Welcome to Sparkpeople!! Congrats on taking the right path on getting healthy. Check out what the site has to offer: health articles, track food intake, find people just like you by joining teams, etc.. Stay focused/ involved on the site and you will reach your goal soon enough. Hope you join my teams and see you on the teamboards. If you need anything, let me know.


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