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I'm 27 years old and have successfully lost some much needed weight. I want to learn ways to lose weight and keep it off now that the "diet" is over. I'm super motivated and ready to change!

I am 24 weeks in on my new healthier lifestyle. I've lost 41.7 pounds so far and am feeling great! I am ready to start maintaining and am a bit scared. The maintaining part will probably be much harder than actually losing the weight..at least for me. I've been reading and researching ways to maintain and not sabatage myself once I reach my weight goal. I CAN DO IT!!!


Member Since: 3/27/2011

Fitness Minutes: 2,088

My Goals:
I've lost 41.7 pounds so far in 24 weeks and I'm proud!
I have lost the weight before and sabatage myself by going back to my old ways shortly after I get down to a desired weight. NOT THIS TIME!


My Program:
129.9- cute new dress to wear at a wedding.

127-new jeans

125- My Goal!!! Go out and celebrate with Friends!!!:-) BMI of 22.5/ MET MY GOAL!!!!!

After meeting my goal of 125, I decided to make my goal a bit less. I'm just planning to lose 2 more pounds.

New Weight Goal- 123/ MET on 8-13-11

I have decided that I am stopping at 122 and then starting maintenence.



Personal Information:
I'm 27 years old and a teacher. I am starting at a new school this year teaching 3rd grade transitional English. My school is a mile outside Chicago. I'm SUPER excited to start, but a little nervous that I won't be able to keep up with my healthy lifestyle....I CAN DO IT!


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I'm always looking for ideas and motivation. :) Feel free to add me as a Spark friend and we can work on this together!




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  • v STINASTEW
    Thank you so much for the comment on my blog! :D
    3373 days ago
  • v JOSIEISHEALTHY
    Thanks for the blog comment my friend :)
    3379 days ago
  • v JOSIEISHEALTHY
    We are both strong :)
    3383 days ago
  • v JOSIEISHEALTHY
    Thanks so much for the support you left me on my blog. I really appreciate it. Hope you are having a wonderful and healthy day!
    3393 days ago
  • v TIPYRAIN
    HI!
    OH THANK YOU for replying to my quandary so quickly!:))

    I DID increase my dumbbells from from 10# to 15#!!! why would that make me gain weight though? Muscle and fat weigh the same. A pound is a pound. A pound of muscle just is more dense & takes up less room! BUT! Could it be the lactic acid and more fluid? I am more sore than usual. GEEZ I HOPE THAT'S IT! IDK about TOM no schedule there, nothing new! LOL;)) I AM retaining A LOT of fluid. I can tell by my fingers. I have issues in that dept. I take meds for it EVERYDAY! Have been for 5 years. So, maybe my sodium is just crazy. But, I get to the point where I just want to eat regardless. I am well within range and exercising sufficiently. Really more than enough but not too much. I look at my daily differential everyday. It not quite 500 but close. So, I shouldn't be gaining!

    Thanks for taking the time to think about what might be the culprit! emoticon emoticon
    3397 days ago
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