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My Angel - Kaitlyn Caprice - May 22-Sep 1, 2004. Loved. Remembered. Missed.

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I am a Mom of 4 - #1 is my 13 year old daughter, #2 is my 11 year old son, Kaity is #3, our angel who would have been 9 this year, and #4 is our rough and tumble rainbow at 4 years old. I talk to my kids about living healthy all the time, and I think it's about time that I start walking the talk. I gained weight with having the kids, but after losing our daughter I gained 25 pounds in a year (on top of the baby weight, which pushed me to about 40 pounds overweight) - after having our 4th child I lost 38 pounds, but after a year of losing I started regaining and ended up back at my heaviest weight within 2 years :( It's time to start again, and this time, stick with the lifestyle change!

Member Since: 6/14/2010

Fitness Minutes: 9,490

My Goals:
- to reach a healthy weight

- increase cardio

- be happy and healthy!

My Program:
eating healthy
- healthy meals
- healthy snacks
- drink more water
- drink less diet coke

increased exercise
- Walking
- 3-4 times a week @ GoodLife Fitness
- C25K Program

Increased A,A&A
- to myself and the choices I make
- of why I do what I do
- Acceptance
- that I am not perfect and that is ok

Personal Information:
I'm from Winnipeg, MB but have transplanted to Southern Ontario, about an hour west of Toronto.

I am a stay-at-home Mom, as I just quit my job. I plan to stay home for a year and then look at going back to work or school when my youngest starts school next September.

I have a wonderful and supportive husband, 3 beautiful children and an angel watching over us from Heaven

Other Information:
I LOVE to read - read any good books lately?

*When Bad Things Happen to Good People" - awesome book about child loss

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    Hi! Long time, no see!
    I hope you're doing great and you had a nice and relaxing summer.
    So, are you taking part in the tri-race tomorrow? I hope you are! I just remembered and stopped by to wish you the very best of luck! I know how hard it will be, with the anniversary and all the memories that will be coming back. I'll be sending you all my positive thoughts.
    You've been missed.
    3213 days ago
    Thank you for your sweet comments on my blogs! You've been a great Sparkfriend for me, too! And I believe you have the confidence and the positive attitude inside you. And you'll be able to use them when the time is right. Sometimes, even though we know exactly what to do to get to our goals, something is just not working out. There's a piece missing from the puzzle. We don't know what it is and probably we never will but at some point the puzzle will just complete itself and we'll be ready to move on.
    How's the training going? Any good plans for the summer?
    I was thinking about you the other day as I was reading a guide. "Ontario: A guide to newcomers for the first days." No, nothing is certain yet but it could be a future option and I like to be prepared!
    I hope you're doing great.
    Take care!
    3288 days ago
    wantred to pop by and say "you can do it!!" and "you're doing great!!"

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    3331 days ago
    Haha...the snow just left THIS WEEK! And its in the forecast for more snow Friday. I haven't had the opportunity for some spring photos yet. Happy Tuesday to you.
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    3343 days ago
    Thank you for stopping by my blog and for sharing your views and experience. I don't think you're an anomally around here. Not at all! Each of us uses this site in the most suitable way for him or her. I was on and off Sparkpeople for the first two years but I always had it on the back of my mind that I had to put it to good use. I believe you're a very good Sparkfriend and I always read your blogs which always have interesting views and attitudes that I find right.
    So, keep on being here for as much as it is convenient for you and trying to find the way that works best for you. As you said, slow and steady wins the race!
    3361 days ago
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