See this image larger
If I look young, that's because I am

See this image larger
Lovely boyfriend :)

See this image larger
The best little sister ever.

go to goodies page
Gold Star
LDS Ladies
go to goodies page
Candy Cane
go to goodies page

Shared Fitness Tracker
Add as SparkFriend Send Private Message Leave Comment Recent Message
Board Posts

Hi! I'm Lex. I'm an 18 year-old college student in Montana studying biology, chemistry, and a bit of psychology too.

I'm short- about 162 cm or 5'3.8". My highest weight was in 2009 when I peaked at 155 lbs after losing a lot of weight in 2008- and then falling to depression and gaining it all back. I'm good now though, and since then (when I joined SparkTeens), I've been living a pretty healthy- and happy- lifestyle. I hover around 125-130 lbs, with a goal of getting that down to 115-120 lbs (aiming for 117) and then just maintaining a healthy lifestyle and getting fit and gaining some muscle mass.

I have a great little sister (Liv), three other older siblings, wonderful parents, and the world's most amazing boyfriend, Rob, who someday I hope to/will spend my forever with.

I don't believe I need to be thin to be happy, confident, or amazing. Neither should you. I'm doing this just because I like treating my body well.

I post a TON of stuff on my fitblr (it's a blog about fitness and health and stuff) which is here (I think you need to copy/paste?):
On there will be more of my updates and you can search for stuff and look at recipes and find workout ideas if you're ever wanting something new.

I'm religious and proud to be LDS. This isn't going to change. Neither will my political convictions (libertarian). Let's just not talk about them, okay?

Member Since: 3/18/2012

Fitness Minutes: 41,738

My Goals:
- Love my body
- Love myself.
- Weigh 117-120 pounds
- Establish a regular fitness schedule. Nothing extreme, but still there!

My Program:
- Reduced calories
- Walks outside when weather permits
- Occasional strength training in my dorm (trying to get that more regular)

Personal Information:
From: Spokane, WA
Currently: Helena, MT
Occupation: Student!

Other Information:
- People.
- Sciences, esp chem.
- Harry Potter.
- Death metal
- Yoga.
- Nonfat turkey breast
- Exotic fruits.
- Good discussions
- Writing
- Snuggling with my tiny sister
- Snuggling with my boyfriend!
- Autumn / Fall
- Love :)

- Country music
- Ignorance
- Intolerance
- Selfishness
- Overly fatty food.
- Peppers.
- Snow.

Read More About REYNINGSUNSHINE - Profile Information moved here. (Updated August 6)

Shown if member clicks "Read More"

(Shown after Message Board Posts)
Add a Link
Save Changes
My Ticker:
2,570 Days since:  Purging
Login to Leave Comment
  • v BUBBLEJ1
    I must be lucky then, because no one comments on my eating habits. It's none of their business what I eat, and the people around me seem to know that.
    3009 days ago
  • v BEEJAY49
    I'm with CarolJean..and please keep in mind that some people's obesity isn't always about eating, it can also be about their DNA or an illness.
    3010 days ago
    I read your response to the blog about obesity being acceptable for discriminatory remarks. While there is validity in your statement that people "choose" to be fat, it is not quite that simple. First food can be an addiction fo some, but unlike other addictions, we cannot completely avoid food. Secondly, many, if not most, obese people are emotional eaters...eating to deal with abuse, emotional, physical, spiritual.
    3010 days ago
  • v no profile image CREEKLADY1
    Thanks for your comment on my blog yesterday. I feel even worse today. It's hard to feel this bad and have an 8 hour day to complete.
    3011 days ago
    Re: calories burned, I guess it depends on how many steps you took. Ping pong could easily look like as many steps as low impact aerobics. My fitbit always wants me to get 2300+ calories, I think that would be about 10,000 steps. Thanks for the comment!
    3014 days ago
Member Comments (59):  < Previous1234Next >Last >>