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It's time for change. How can I do the same things expecting different results? I have been battling with my weight what seems like forever. I think as I get older, I get less comfortable with it - also gravity has started taking over. Not to mention that I have a sometimes thyroid problem that is either over active or under. I am at my heaviest weight and it is quite depressing! I no longer have the spunk or get up and go like I used to.

@@@@@@ UPDATE 12/29/07 @@@@@@@@@@@@@@@@

Okay so I've been on SP for 1 month (consistently). I am proud to say that I have lost 5 pounds so far. I've set goals for the upcoming year and also rewards. Yay!

Okay, so after some digging I found a bunch of my workout DVDs. I haven't been getting to the gym as much since I started a 2nd job (gotta pay the bills.) So I've been doing TurboJam, TaeBo and The Firm DVDs at home in the evenings. My original plan was to wake up early in the mornings and do it before work but that hasn't happened yet. But nonetheless, I've been getting my workouts in. On the other side, I haven't been able to do strength training. It's like as soon as my muscles start burning, I want to stop. I have to figure out how to work past the pain :-(

~~~~~~~~UPDATE 9/30/08~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~

Well I'm back on track to reach my goals. In January I found out I was expecting so the dieting went out the window. Now that my precious baby girl is 5 weeks I'm more than ready to drop this baby weight plus much more.


Member Since: 6/7/2006

Fitness Minutes: 1,433

My Goals:
My goal is to be healthy, fit and confident. Ideally I would like to wear a size 12/14 - not really sure how much that weighs but I guess somewhere around 200 lbs. I have a certain look that I'm going for but ultimately want to be toned.


My Program:
30 minutes of cardio 6x/week

weights/interval training 2x/week

8 + glasses H2O per day

1500 calorie intake



Personal Information:
From New York now living in Atlanta, GA. Mother of 2 awesome children!


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  • v MRSMILLER777
    Hey Pink Lady ~ Thought I'd stop by and say Hi and wish you well on our challenge this week... now it's off to filling the water bottle! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3904 days ago
  • v MZMARGO
    Hello, you left a comment on my page in August. As you can see I haven't been on the Spark for awhile. If you still want to explore walking a trail together. Hit me up. I hope you are well and keeping to you goals.
    4043 days ago
  • v TURTLE69
    emoticon to the Done Being a Fat Girl! Team. It is a very supportive and motivated team. If ever you need help, just let us know and one of your Done Sistahs will be there for you.
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    Vanessa
    4087 days ago
  • v MZMARGO
    Hi there.. Happened across your page and think you are fabulous..U keep it going.. If your on the south side.. I'll walk with ya.

    Namaste
    Margo
    4129 days ago
  • v SIMPLY_YVETTE
    emoticon emoticon emoticon to the Fantastic Done Being The Fat Girl Team! You will be moved, inspired, encouraged, and supported by beautiful, strong woman. I hope you love it as much as I do emoticon .

    Wishing you much success with your goals.

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    4130 days ago
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