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I kept my weight off for almost 10 years, was diligent with my eating and exercising. Then one day, I hurt my back while working out. Pulled a muscle and ended up with a herniated disk. The past 18 mos I have been in constant pain and unable to complete the intense workouts I am used to doing. The doctor has told me to quit boot camp workouts and learn to do low impact.

This new reality has been a bit of a downer. I enjoy high intensity workouts and I'm good at them. I'm an all or nothing kind of gal so slowing it down and changing my workouts has been a huge struggle. I have gained 35 lbs over 18 mos and I feel miserable. I have decided to make a change and embrace the fact that my workouts are different. My body needs me to take good care of it.

I am committed to 30 min workouts 4 days per week with a longer workout on Saturdays. I will not push my body beyond its limits and will be aware of how I feel. When my back starts to feel weak or "snarky" I will recover instead of pushing to the max.

My goal is to lose 35 lbs, build muscle and endurance. Ideally, I would like to lose the weight by March 2018. Here's to a new chapter in my life!


Member Since: 6/20/2011

Fitness Minutes: 41,584

My Goals:
Lose 35 lbs

Stop being so hard on myself.

Raise a healthy, fitness crazed family.


My Program:
Prepare more meals at home.

Cut out fast food.

Exercise 4-5 days a week.



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I have a love/hate relationship with exercise. I love how I feel after I excercise but I hate having to exercise! For me, it's the only way to take off and keep off the pounds!




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  • v KATHY_2019
    Hoping you have a Wonderful Weekend.
    30 days ago
  • v DTSOBEL
    Thanks for checking up on me. I am surviving and hanging in there for the weekend. Have a great weekend.
    30 days ago
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    Have a wonderful weekend!
    30 days ago
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    95 days ago
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    You might like to see the link on our team (Hope for the Battles)-- post entitled "HEALTH, NUTRITION TIPS & RECIPES). I am so thankful I found this link; it shows 50 ways to boost your metabolism. If you have time you might like to join us. You can click on the team name from my spark page.

    Ruthann
    106 days ago
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