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Tell me that I can''t and I will show you that I can! I''ve been at this way too long. Lost and maintain 50lbs, but time to go beyond that. Follow me on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Project
MakeYourself A little bit about me personally: My name is Elyssa, or Ellie. I''ve been married for 10 years to a musician and my only love, Joshua - who I never call Josh. We have three amazing boys - Isaiah (9), Daston (10), and my stepson, Braeden (13). I am open minded, passionate, and friendly... But as a Sagittarian, also known to be stubborn, and opinionated. I like tattoos and piercings. I do not like a certain texture of food - like cream styled corn, tapioca pudding, or jello - EW! I work because I have to, but hope one day to be able to work because I am passionate for it. I LOVE going to the gym for a good workout and I love the impact this has had on my life, it''s more than just physical. I live in Ontario, Canada. I collect quotes. I believe our thoughts create our reality, and the Universe moulds it. I am mindful of Karma. I like butterflies. I love music and I love singing even though I really have no talent for it - and I love that my husband encourages me even still. I have no regrets. Sometimes I worry too much. My life is busy, crazy, and hectic but I wouldn''t trade it for anything in the world. I love my husband and 3 boys beyond words. In a nutshell, this is me. "Our greatest glory is not in never failing, but in rising up every time we fail." I have struggled with managing portions, and bingeing - but I feel like I finally have control over this!!! I still struggle with being self conscious and low self esteem, but little by little I am learning to overcome this - I am building confidence. Recently my biggest challenge is time - I work full time, my hubby works full time on an opposite shift to me... working through it. My sons are very active and I will teach them to live a healthy lifestyle - which I can only truly do by being a living example. It''s not just about me anymore... I work out at the gym, and at home. My fav video for home right now is "Biggest Loser Bootcamp" - Bob is making me work for it! "Nothing tastes as good as fit feels!" Anon I am doing a weigh-in every Monday. And on the first of each month, I will weigh-in and take measurements. Height: 5''9" Highest weight: 239.4lbs / 35.3 BMI - September 2009 Goal: 155-160 My ideal weight is about 154lbs, according to this calculator (http://web4health.info/en/answers/ed-dia-
weight-ideal.htm) "Change the voices, in your head, make them like you instead" ~Pink Or on Facebook, come ''like'' my page Project: Make Yourself!

Member Since: 3/29/2006

My Goals:
First of all - I finally found Onederland! And my overall goal is to find somewhere comfortable around 150 to maintain. Hoping I will know when I get there. I will not accept living on 'auto pilot' any longer! I take responsibility, I am making the necessary changes. I will be healthy again - mind and body! I want to be a 'funner' mom, and more exciting wife!

My Program:
* 8 glasses of water daily

* Fruits/veggies, 3+/day

* Exercise: 1000 mins/mth

* Manage stress without food

* Yoga/Meditation - 4+ days a week.

* Strength training is a MUST

*Monthly goal loss: 5lbs

Personal Information:
I gave up the scale.

2012 Weigh-In Progress:
January 1 - 192.2
February 8 - 187
May 4 - 182.6
October 1 - 195
November 1 - 192
10/1: 195
10/8: 193.2
10/15: 190.2
10/22: 191.2
10/29: 192
11/05: 190
11/12: Sick
11/19: 189.8
11/26: 186.4
12/03: 184.2

2011 Weigh-In Progress:
January 1: 232.4
February 1: 220.6
March 1: 210.4
April 1: 205.2
May 1: 201.8
May 4: 199.8!!!
June 1: 197.6
August 1: 211.6
September 1: 212
October 1: 204.2
November 1: 199
December 1: 193.4

Other Information:
"If I hadn't made me, I'd be more inclined to bow. Powers that be, would have swallowed me up but that's more than I can allow." ~Incubus.

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