HEALTHY_JR
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Welcome to my spark page! I joined SparkPeople in January 2008. When I started this journey, I fully expected another failure. After all, I'd been down this road before. But what I wasn't expecting was to meet so many great people and have so many invaluable resources.

I had misconceptions about everything...food, diet, exercise...you name it! Over the course of the past three years I have learned to appreciate food without overdoing it, I've learned to love exercise, and I've gained incredible knowledge of all things health-related. And I just can't get enough!

My first goal was to lose 10 pounds. I figured anyone could lose 10 pounds. After I achieved that goal, I started exercising. I bought 2 workout videos to do at home. I barely made it through the first one. My head was pounding, my face was red, and honestly, I felt terrible. But I kept at it. Now I look forward to exercising. I've learned step aerobics, kickboxing, weight training, and more! In 2009 I started running and I've now got a couple of half marathons under my belt! If you're still reading this, I encourage you to challenge yourself continually. Start small, but keep at it! You can do it!


Member Since: 1/8/2008

My Goals:
Get those last few pounds off and learn the art of maintenance! Also, learn to really love my body. It's been so good to me.


My Program:
I lost 125 pounds in 3 years with spark people. I'm still learning to balance nutrition and fitness. I plan to fight the good fight each day of my life. I will never return to my nearly 300 pound self!



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  • v LOSEITLINDSAY
    Congrats on the 5 lbs.! I got to curves on Friday, but haven't been since. We have the recumbent bike, so I've been doing 30 minutes a day on that since Saturday. I want to go to curves tomorrow, though.

    are you staying motivated? I hope so. I'm doing my best.
    4587 days ago
  • v DEBBIE_V
    No, I have the world's sweetest dog, Heidi. I think I need to see a picture of this Bailey.
    4589 days ago
  • v LOSEITLINDSAY
    jamie, thanks for the comment on my page! thanks for the encouragement. we ARE going to do this. today has started out great for me. 3 of 8 glasses of water just by the end of breakfast! a friend of mine told me to take a sip between every bite! keep in touch
    4591 days ago
  • v MRSHONEYC

    Hi and WELCOME to SparkPeople and the SP Class of January 6-12, 2008!
    Don't hesitate to post any questions you may have on our team - we'll do our best to help you out!
    Good luck on your weight loss goals and your quest to a HEALTHIER lifestyle!


    4593 days ago
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