ERINLINDSAY83
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Working hard to stay HARD! May 2010. 12.1% body fat



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Engaged 11-16-13


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(1-27-2020) I am at my highest ever non-pregnant weight. I hate the way I look. I have had the most stressful 6 months ever, and we're not reaching an end to it anytime soon. I've been eating my stress and IT SHOWS. I am TRYING to maintain some self-discipline, while trying to keep my head above water in general.

(10-17-16)
I had a beautiful baby girl on August 8th, 2016. (My miracle baby, after being told basically my whole adult life that natural conception would be near impossible for me.) I gained a disgusting 50 pounds during pregnancy. (Though, most people don't believe that; I just carry weight well!) I'm currently up 18 pounds yet that I would like to lose. I really need to work on the diet portion, since I'm still eating like I'm pregnant! Yikes!

(1-27-14)
I am in maintenance/lose a few pounds/tone up mode. I've always had self-image issues. While I still am grossed out by my (nude) body, I have learned to appreciate how it looks in clothes...most likely from doing all my fashion blogging. (Check the blog out! Link is posted below!)


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I was 149 pounds when I entered a VERY emotionally (and physically) abusive relationship in 2006. During the following three years, I battled anorexia (as a direct result of him...) I didn't think I was too skinny, I actually enjoyed that weight, but I was also eating under 500 calories a day, and knew it was unhealthy.


I still have TONS of body image issues, which are SLOWLY getting a little better. I do, however, feel so much happier, exercising and eating healthily.


Member Since: 1/12/2010

Fitness Minutes: 65,672

My Goals:
~Right now, my main goal is to keep working towards someday loving my body. It's been a long bumpy road, but someday I hope to get there!





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Personal Information:
"God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, the courage to change the things I can, and the wisdom to know the difference. "



"I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." - Philippians 4:13


Other Information:
I LOVE hiking and taking walks.

I some day plan to attend seminary and hopefully graduate with a Bachelor's Degree in Christian Counseling.

I would love to use this degree with long-tern prison inmates that are facing release.

I have a sweet tooth bigger than anyone I've ever met. (I can eat half the bag of cake mix podwer in one sitting...just the powder... )

My hero/role model is Daniel (aka Daniel and the Lion's Den.)


I LOVE clothes and shoes.


I LOVE wedding planning.

I was a gymnast for most of my life...I miss it with a passion, but my step-daughter seems to love it, so I am living vicariously through her!




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    When love is present, no one person is more or less than any other sentient being. We understand the oneness of all. David Daniels
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    OH my gosh! Ellie is 4! They just grow up so fast!

    Blessings, my dear.
    36 days ago
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    Wisdom is irrelevant unless we use it. Gail Lynne Goodwin
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    38 days ago
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    Be not afraid to surrender your beliefs on how things “should” be, to the greater will of the Universe. Gail Lynne Goodwin.
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    To understand the unimportance of worrying . . . . try to remember what you were worried about on this day last year. Gail Lynne Goodwin
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    HUGS and thinking of you.
    231 days ago
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    To understand the unimportance of worrying . . . . try to remember what you were worried about on this day last year. Gail Lynne Goodwin
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    HUGS and thinking of you.
    231 days ago
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