Shared Food & Fitness Trackers
Add as SparkFriend Send Private Message Leave Comment Recent Message
Board Posts

I want to be the best I can be. I want to enjoy my life and be able to do anything I think I might want to do. I want to be able to wear clothes from any store I want to shop in. I want to be able to sit by a hotel poll without feeling like I should hide myself. I want to live well and play hard.

What it all comes down to is that I want to feel free to be who I am in my mind. For I am a Succulent Wild Woman and deserve to live a juicy life as Sark describes.

Member Since: 1/3/2006

Fitness Minutes: 216

My Goals:
To weight less than 199lbs by December 2009. To weight less than 170lbs by April 2010.

When I reach my ultimate goal of 155lbs, I want to completely splurge on myself and have a head to toe makeover to complete my personal redesign.

My Program:
1. Eating a healthy breakfast.
2. Taking my lunch.
3. Cooking!
4. Exercising every day at least 15 minutes.
5. Working out to the Biggest Loser DVDs

Calories Burned by Doing 30 minutes of Household Chores

200lbs/240lbs/280lbs Activity
143/171/200 cleaning, vigorous
119/143/167 Household chores, light (cooking, cleaning windows, making beds, ironing
167/200/233 Household chores, moderate (mopping, light packing or unpacking, grocery shopping
191/229/267 Household chores, vigorous (gardening, moderate playing with animals, moderate playing with children, raking, sweeping
333/400/467 Vacuuming or Moving furniture, boxes, moderate
262/314/367 Mowing lawn, general
214/257/300 Painting, Weeding Garden or using Snow blower
133/160/187 Playing with children or dog, light
181/217/253 Scrubbing floors, bathrooms
286/343/400 Shoveling snow by hand

Personal Information:
Mother of 3

Happily married to another work-a-holic.

So far, I've lost about 60lbs. 2006 was a year spent on a long journey trying to find what works for me and finding ways to stay motivated. It wasn't an easy year, in fact I quit trying after the first 30 lbs and just maintained for about 6 months during which I gained back 10lbs. I jumped back on track in November and have shed 20lbs+. 2007kicked off to a rough start, but I've learned a lot along the way and feel stronger for all of the challenges.

Other Information:
Favorites: My DVR!

TV: CSI Miami, CSI
New York, Bones, The Unit, Criminal Minds, Numbers

Music: Theory of a Deadman, Buck Cherry, Nickelback, Seether, Keith Urban, Pink, Fallout Boy, Maroon 5, Saving Abel

Sources of Motivation: The Bigest Loser Workout DVD, book, and show; being able to buy cheap cute clothes at places like Walmart and Target; wanting to keep up with the kids

Read More About REDESIGNINGME - Profile Information moved here.

Shown if member clicks "Read More"

(Shown after Message Board Posts)
Add a Link
Save Changes
This user doesn't belong to any groups
My Ticker:
 current weight: 282.0 
Login to Leave Comment
  • v FEVANS
    hi redesigning,thanks for the support,you are such a good person.yes i am ready for the December Challenge.i have already posted my weigh in for today.wishing you the best.felicia
    5351 days ago
  • v OBESE37
    We do seem like a pair,don't we. I so agree with wanting to buy cute clothes at wal-mart.
    I'm not a work-a-holic that is for sure. I just sometimes don't have the motivation, yet my motivation should be my daughter because she has so much energy and wants to do so much stuff and I want to be able to do it with her. Your little guy is a cutie. Thank you so much for the comment. Good luck and you can message me anytime, as well.
    5374 days ago
  • v MAGPIE
    I love your line "I want to be the best me that I can be." In the end, that's what I want too. I know I'm better than I was last year at this time (more than just physically, but mentally)...and next year I want to be better than I am today.

    Thanks for adding me as a friend! We can do this together!
    5377 days ago
Member Comments (33):  << First< Previous567