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Tell me that I can''t and I will show you that I can! I''ve been at this way too long. Lost and maintain 50lbs, but time to go beyond that. Follow me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Project
MakeYourself A little bit about me personally: My name is Elyssa, or Ellie. I''ve been married for 10 years to a musician and my only love, Joshua - who I never call Josh. We have three amazing boys - Isaiah (9), Daston (10), and my stepson, Braeden (13). I am open minded, passionate, and friendly... But as a Sagittarian, also known to be stubborn, and opinionated. I like tattoos and piercings. I do not like a certain texture of food - like cream styled corn, tapioca pudding, or jello - EW! I work because I have to, but hope one day to be able to work because I am passionate for it. I LOVE going to the gym for a good workout and I love the impact this has had on my life, it''s more than just physical. I live in Ontario, Canada. I collect quotes. I believe our thoughts create our reality, and the Universe moulds it. I am mindful of Karma. I like butterflies. I love music and I love singing even though I really have no talent for it - and I love that my husband encourages me even still. I have no regrets. Sometimes I worry too much. My life is busy, crazy, and hectic but I wouldn''t trade it for anything in the world. I love my husband and 3 boys beyond words. In a nutshell, this is me. "Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail." I have struggled with managing portions, and bingeing - but I feel like I finally have control over this!!! I still struggle with being self conscious and low self esteem, but little by little I am learning to overcome this - I am building confidence. Recently my biggest challenge is time - I work full time, my hubby works full time on an opposite shift to me... working through it. My sons are very active and I will teach them to live a healthy lifestyle - which I can only truly do by being a living example. It''s not just about me anymore... I work out at the gym, and at home. My fav video for home right now is "Biggest Loser Bootcamp" - Bob is making me work for it! "Nothing tastes as good as fit feels!" Anon I am doing a weigh-in every Monday. And on the first of each month, I will weigh-in and take measurements. Height: 5''9" Highest weight: 239.4lbs / 35.3 BMI - September 2009 Goal: 155-160 My ideal weight is about 154lbs, according to this calculator (http://web4health.info/en/answers/ed-dia-
weight-ideal.htm) "Change the voices, in your head, make them like you instead" ~Pink Or on Facebook, come ''like'' my page Project: Make Yourself!


Member Since: 3/29/2006

My Goals:
First of all - I finally found Onederland! And my overall goal is to find somewhere comfortable around 150 to maintain. Hoping I will know when I get there. I will not accept living on 'auto pilot' any longer! I take responsibility, I am making the necessary changes. I will be healthy again - mind and body! I want to be a 'funner' mom, and more exciting wife!


My Program:
* 8 glasses of water daily

* Fruits/veggies, 3+/day

* Exercise: 1000 mins/mth

* Manage stress without food

* Yoga/Meditation - 4+ days a week.

* Strength training is a MUST

*Monthly goal loss: 5lbs



Personal Information:
I gave up the scale.

2012 Weigh-In Progress:
January 1 - 192.2
February 8 - 187
May 4 - 182.6
October 1 - 195
November 1 - 192
10/1: 195
10/8: 193.2
10/15: 190.2
10/22: 191.2
10/29: 192
11/05: 190
11/12: Sick
11/19: 189.8
11/26: 186.4
12/03: 184.2

2011 Weigh-In Progress:
January 1: 232.4
February 1: 220.6
March 1: 210.4
April 1: 205.2
May 1: 201.8
May 4: 199.8!!!
June 1: 197.6
August 1: 211.6
September 1: 212
October 1: 204.2
November 1: 199
December 1: 193.4



Other Information:
"If I hadn't made me, I'd be more inclined to bow. Powers that be, would have swallowed me up but that's more than I can allow." ~Incubus.





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  • v ADDYSGETTINFIT
    Best wishes for the hubster's interview!

    Sorry for being MIA. I've been sooo incredibly busy. But really... that's no excuse.

    I've got tons to blog about... major dietary changes and more... but still struggling with exercise.

    How have you been doing?

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    3327 days ago
  • v VIAFREE
    Hi Mary, just stopping by to see how ya doing. Miss you on the team thread. Stop by and lets us know how you doing. We can catch up there.
    Lets rock the BINGO challenge!

    Hugs, Shel
    3330 days ago
  • v MISSB8604
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    3334 days ago
  • v MELP06
    Hi! Just a shout out to congratulate you!

    You are the recipient of the Beautiful Woman Award!!

    "Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the page of 8 women who deserve it. If you receive more than 3, you know you're really beautiful! If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out!"

    Again, Congratulations Beautiful! emoticon
    3338 days ago
  • v ANITAGOODBODY
    Hi! Just a shout out to congratulate you!

    You are the recipient of the Beautiful Woman Award!!

    "Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the page of 8 women who deserve it. If you receive more than 3, you know you're really beautiful! If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out!"

    Again, Congratulations Beautiful! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3338 days ago
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