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My mom & my daughter.....my mom is on this weight loss journey with me...I am so proud of her

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My name is Shay. I have been playing around on Spark since 2005. Back then I lost 50lbs with the help of Spark and Weight Watchers. I have now gained it all back since the birth of my beautiful daughter late last year. I have been fighting this weight loss battle since my mid 20s, right after the birth of my son. I have never been thin but was considered thick by most. I am now in my late 30s and looking to lose 107lbs. I want to be here to see my grandchildren grow. That means I have to start taking better care of myself. Changing my mind is to the first step to changing my life. I went back to Weigh Watchers and started tracking my calories here again on May 20, 2008. My plan is to add pictures with every 25lbs I lose.

My husband is planning to buy me a charm bracelet for a reward once I reach my first 10% weight loss. I will add a charm for every 10% there after.


Hello, do you know me?

If you don't you should. I'm a pound of fat, and I'm the happiest pound of fat that you would ever want to meet. Want to know why?

It's because no one ever wants to lose me. I'm ONLY ONE POUND, just a pound.

Everyone wants to lose three pounds, five pounds or fifteen pounds, but never only one, so I just stick around and happily keep you fat. Then I add to myself ever so slyly so that you never seem to notice it. That is until I've grown to ten, twenty or even more pounds in weight.

Yes, its fun being ONLY ONE POUND of fat, left to do as I please. So, when you weigh in, keep right on saying "Oh, I only lost one pound." (As if that was such a terrible thing!!)

For you see, if you do this you'll encourage others to keep me around because they will think I'm not worth losing. And I love being around you - your arms, your legs, your chin, your hips & every part of you.

After all, I'm ONLY ONE POUND of fat!!

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Member Since: 12/2/2005

Fitness Minutes: 2,410

My Goals:
To lose 107 pounds by September 2009, December 2009 being the absolute latest.

I will be taking this weight off 10% at a time.

1st 10%: 218
2nd 10%:196
3rd 10%: 177
4th 10%: 159
5th 10%: 143
6th 10%: 130

My Program:
I am tracking my calories here on Spark and also going to Weight Watchers. I attend WW because it helps me to stay accountable knowing that someone else is seeing the scale and tracking the weight loss along with me.

Personal Information:
Time to face the scale!

S/W 5/20/2008: 242

May (-4.4) 237.6
June (-4.8) 232.8
July (-3.6) 229.2
Aug (-5.2) 224

09/03: (-1.2) 222.8

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    HAPPY BIRTHDAY 2011!!!
    Where are ya, Done Girl!? I hope no matter where you find yourself in life, you are definitely enjoying it this birthday!!

    All the very best,
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    Happy Birthday to You!!

    Born today (Jan. 7), you may spend much of your life striving to achieve that which is usually reserved for others, but this certainly doesn't mean that you will not achieve it. Rather, it simply means that you will have to work longer and harder to achieve your goals -- and be in the right place at the right time as well, which is not something you will always be able to control. Never make an enemy of fate -- or luck, as you might prefer to call it -- for it is likely to play an important role in most, if not all, of your affairs.

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    3584 days ago
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    Better late than never ... I hope you had an awesome birthday celebration and all your wishes came true.

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