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September 2013 maintaing at 165 :-)

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Update 2/22/2012:

To begin I must say that Spark is wonderful. From Jan 2011 to June 2011 I lost over 71 pounds. Then mid-June I found out I was expecting, due to pregnancy issues I was not able to keep up my routine so some weight has come back. I had my wonderful baby girl 2 weeks ago and I am looking forward to exceedingjavascript:%20void(0); my previous accomplishments. I sincerely thank all my SparkBuddies for checking in on me when I was not active. I am so ready to get things back on track�.I never knew one could crave working out so much, LOL. To all the newcomers please know that YOU CAN DO IT!!!!! If you fall down dust yourself off and get right back up and go for it again. I am looking forward to a wonderful, healthy fit and active 2012. :-)

I am a mother, wife, full-time graduate student and I have a full-time career. I really need to shed this extra weight, I have started my diet journey many times but I always stop. I just heard of this site and I think that it will be a good place to start, I need support and encouragement. I would like to lose at least 100 pounds.

Member Since: 1/4/2011

Fitness Minutes: 19,340

My Goals:
I would like to lose 100 pounds in 1 year. (DONE Started June 2012 Accomplished Feb. 2013).

My Program:
Workout with Cardio 4x's per week.

No soda.

No eating after 8 pm.

Limit sweets.

Limit red meat to once a week.

Eat smaller portions.

Limit fried foods to 2x's per month.


Personal Information:
Weight Goals:
GOAL 1: Lose 25lbs by 4/22/2011. (DONE 3/4/11)

GOAL 2: Lose 50lbs by 6/15/2011 (DONE 5/13/11)

GOAL 3: Lose 75lbs by 8/19/2011

**REVISED 6/7/12***
2012 (Post Baby Goals)

GOAL 1: Lose 10 lbs by 7/4/12 (DONE)

GOAL 2: Lose 25 lbs by
9/4/12 (DONE 7/26/12)

GOAL 3: Lose 40 lbs by 11/4/12 (Done August 2012)

GOAL 4: Lose 71 lbs by 11/29/12 (Done 11/22/12)

GOAL 5: 180 by 2/7/13
(Done 2/7/13 plus an extra 1.2 pounds)

GOAL 6: 165 by 6/15/13 (Done 6/6/13) :-)

Fitness Goals:
I really would like to start running/jogging. (Started 1/27/11- not a pro but I am moving and loving it)

5/7/11: Jogged 1 lap (.25 mile) non-stop. :-)

6/1/11: Jogged 1 Mile NON-STOP!!! 9:59 :-)

1/30/13: 5K on treadmill jog/walk/hill intervals.

12/3/13: Official 1st Race 5K Wonderland 35 Mins

Other Information:
Clothing Goals:

6/10/11: Size 16 REGULAR jeans

August 2012:Size 14 and XL dress

December 2012: Size 12 and Large tops (some 10 tops).

February 2013: Size 10 and Medium tops. :-)

April 2013: Size 8 :-)
September 2013: Size 6 :-)

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  • v ANUME08
    Thanks for the add! Stop by any time and let me know if you need motivation or anything!
    3670 days ago
    After doing a little research, I found these Spark articles:




    As a pescetarian (vegetarian + seafood), my healthy fast food options are limited. I have a few go-to options at a few places:

    Wendy's: Garden Salad (no dressing) & Sour Cream & Chive Baked Potato.

    Mc Donald's: Fish Sandwich w/ lite tartar sauce & Garden Salad (no dressing).

    Chipotle: Fajita Vegetable Salad w/ rice, black beans, hot salsa, guacamole (no dressing).

    Burger King: Veggie Burger & share onion rings w/ my daughter.

    Taco Bell: Fresca Bean Burrito.

    Panera: Soup & Salad (no dressing) or Soup & 1/2 sandwich.

    Subway: Veggie Sub, sometimes w/ cheese, light or no mayo.

    Most restaurants have websites and are now listing the nutritional value of their menu items.

    Also, as a general rule, I don't drink soda (regular or diet), so I don't have to concern myself with adding the liquid calories at my meal.

    Hope this helps. emoticon
    3671 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/6/2011 1:25:19 PM
    Thanks for the friend-add. I've added you back! Have a great day. emoticon
    3672 days ago
    There are so many successful members on SparkPeople.com and it is easy to find these members and be inspired by them. To build your own group of SparkFriends of course it takes some time and effort, and it is so worth it.

    3673 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/4/2011 10:23:27 PM
    Stopping by your page to say emoticon and emoticon you to Spark People. Best wishes on your journey!
    3673 days ago
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