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Huging my son for the first time in 3 months...


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One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar! ~Helen Keller
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Jan 20, 2016... I am now 39 years old and not a lot has changed weight wise but health is worse. Stress is overwhelming. I feel like my life is fading away and so I am back AGAIN in search of a way to finally do this and get some much needed support from some of the best cheerleaders I used to know and love. I'm back... I hope...

2014 Hello. My name is Marisa. I am 37 years old. I am addicted to food, laziness and self loathing. I am here to change that...

2/1/2013.... starting over... gotta do it! Will! Must! Somehow, someway!
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I'm sick and tired of being sick and tired!!!
I want to run with my kids without feeling like I am dying after 2 minutes of playing!
I want my doctor to look at me in astonishment & tell me that my sugar levels are on track & eventually my diabetes in remission!
I want to go dancing & swimming & running (yes, I said running!) & just experience the world!
I want to live for the first time in my life!
I am ready!!! I can do this! WE can do this!!! :)


Member Since: 5/14/2011

Fitness Minutes: 6,523

My Goals:
Lower my blood pressure.
Control my blood sugar.
Lower my cholesterol.
Lose a LOT of weight.
LIVE!!!


My Program:
I am taking baby steps... baby steps are still steps in the right direction...

WALK EVERYDAY!!! Some days I walk for 20 minutes, some days I walk for 2 hours. It all depends on what I have to do that day and how I am feeling. I am discovering that when I take my camera with me I go farther and stay out longer, I may not go as fast but I'm still getting out there! That is more than I can honestly say I did before!

PORTION CONTROL!!! I have a gigantic problem with portion control! I must resist those urges for seconds and thirds...

This is where I plan on starting... GO! GO! GO!



Personal Information:
I have been married to my high school sweetheart for 18 years and we have two wonderful sons. One of which is a United States Marine. The other is a totally fabulous tween.
Seattle, Washington is where my roots are.


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  • v OKBACK2ME
    Success is not final, failure is not fatal: it is the courage to continue that counts.
    -Winston Churchill
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    2333 days ago
  • v M0MTH3W1TCH
    Thank you for the bear hug. I always love a feel good momement. Makes my day. I can't see the writing on this so I don't know what I'm typing or if it makes sense! Have a great weeke!
    2341 days ago
  • v DFOLKARD
    emoticon A bolt of Yellow Lightening to energize the rest of the season! Keep going you are worth it!
    2367 days ago
  • v CAT125
    Wishing you the best on your goal to a healthy lifestyle!

    Cat,
    Proud member of the White Tiger Team

    2370 days ago
  • v DIFROMWYOMING
    Tips to beat that summer heat!
    1. Exercise early morning or later in the day.
    2. Hydrate! Increase your fluid.
    3. Ditch the salt: Watch anything with sodium including soft drinks.
    4. Summer fruits and veggies are plentiful. Enjoy some new ones!
    5. Pop yogurt in the freezer for a cool treat.
    6. Fruit smoothies: use frozen fruit in a blender for a great smoothie. You can add a little ice or milk to taste.

    Let's stay cool Sapphires!
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    2370 days ago
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