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I've been trying to lose weight for a while but have been unsuccessful. However, being part of the seasonal challenges has helped me develop new, healthier habits and I'm a stronger person for it.

A friend recently introduced me to zumba and I fell in love with it! I've worked hard in class since I began to consistently attend several months ago. I haven't lost weight but my endurance has significantly improved and that's a sign of progress. It helps that the instructor is absolutely amazing! She's very encouraging and she has an infectiously bubbly personality. I believe this helps me to work hard and do my very best.

I continuously struggle with portion control (my biggest hurdle) but it's very slowly getting easier. I want to lose weight to become more confident in myself and build my social network.


I want to lose the extra fluff because I want to:

1. Become healthier.
2. Be more energetic.
3. Avoid becoming diabetic.
4. Avoid heart disease and the complications that go with it.
5. Become more confident in myself.
6. Be able to buy cute clothes and look good in them.
7. Have a wardrobe I will be proud to show off!
8. More easily do everyday tasks.
9. More easily do things that are hindered by my weight (and not be out of breath!).
10. Be around for a long time for my nieces and nephew!

AND last but NOT least-----

I want to lose weight so I can feel more comfortable in my skin, enjoy living life again and become more confident!


I enjoy being part of the SP community because I've learned new habits and have made them lifelong habits, not just short term goals. I've learned that consistency is the key to success. I will commit myself to build upon the habits I've formed to increase my chances of success.


Member Since: 1/19/2009

Fitness Minutes: 124,144

My Goals:
I want to lose the excess weight to become healthier and more energetic. I want to be a positive role model for my nieces and nephew.


My Program:
I take zumba classes 3 times each week and walk to the train station when I can - usually at least 4 days each week. I'm lucky to live close enough that I can walk to and from the train station, which is how I get to work.

I drink plenty of water daily and have made healthier eating a habit. However, I struggle with portion control. I need to retrain my brain what portion sizes look like and become more diligent about doing so.



Personal Information:
I live along the eastern seaboard. I enjoy the outdoors and get outside as much as I can.


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  • v BRANDNEWBUFFY
    Hi!
    Thanks so much for stopping by my page and for the comment on my tattoo. I love them very much and like to hear that others do too :)

    Hope you have a great day.
    3617 days ago
  • v RAYLYONADIET
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    3646 days ago
  • v GIRLTRUCKIN
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    Hi Friend!

    Stopping by to WELCOME you to Your Quickfire Challenge Team and to Congratulate you for adding One more tool to your belt

    Check in daily on your Quickfire Challenge Of The Day! Or sign up for "New Team Postings" to keep up with your daily QuickFire! Also, join in the Individual/Team Goal to track your QuickFire & SparkPoint standings.

    We suggest you read over "Your QuickFire Map" & other Sticky Notes; Check out the Tabs at the Top (Announcements, Photos & Links) for additional Information, Tools & Motivation to help You achieve Your Goals!

    Have a GREAT journey... and remember to eliminate excuses that keep you from attaining your goals and you WILL get there, One QuickFire Challenge At A Time!


    If you have any question, please fee free to contact us!

    Thank-You for QuickFiring Your Life! =0) Kelli, Wendy, Mic, & Alan



    Nike ~
    "If you went running when you first started thinking about it, you'd be back by now."

    "Others aren't staring at you. They're thinking how they should be running, too."

    "Someone who is busier than you is running right now."

    "The road to hell is paved with couches."

    "It's easier to sleep than run. That's why sleeping isn't an Olympic sport."

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    3646 days ago
  • v LUCYSMOM09
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    to SparkPeople the place that will change your life! No one is in charge of your happiness except you. Much success on your weight loss journey.

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    Marlene

    3647 days ago
  • v GIRLTRUCKIN
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    I was just out browsing pages and thought I would stop by to invite you to the HOTTEST spark team around. It is called QuickFire! Come check us out and see if it's for you. We would love to have you on board with us.

    WARNING!! It is proven that QuickFiring can lead to a HOT BODY! I dare you to come join us! What do you have to lose?

    Just copy/paste the address below into your browser

    http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/group
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    Ready....Set....QUICKFIRE Your Day!!!

    emoticon emoticon , Wendy

    3647 days ago
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