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I am currently working on changing my lifestyle. I am overweight and have blamed it on pregnancies for years. Now my youngest child is 9 and the excuse is old.

When I was younger, I always said I did not want to be overweight like many of the people I know. However, here I am weighing more than those people do. I have seen the stress the weight has put on their bodies and the health issues they have had due to that weight. I don't want to go through the same thing.

I have recently noticed my children picking up my same eating habits and immediately want to break these habits. The best way...be an example.

I took a break due to some illness and injuries but am back and ready to go!

Member Since: 8/19/2011

Fitness Minutes: 12,456

My Goals:
My overall goal is to lose 75 lbs.

My short-term goal is to lose 1% of my body weight each week.

I have 2 very active children and I want to be able to keep up with them and be a role model for them and their fitness.

2015 Resolutions Summary:

1. Spiritual: Grow a deeper relationship with God.
2. Financial: Pay off all debt excluding mortgages. Refinance mortgages. Start saving for future purchases/events.
3. Personal: Have a better attitude about my job. Explore education opportunities. Become more organized. Become better equipped to defend myself.
4. Physical: Treat my body as the temple that it truly is. To have body that is pleasing to my husband. (Lose @ least 35 lbs this year with ultimate goal of 75. Exercise 5x's a week. Eat healthier. Drink more water.)
5. Family: Hold kids responsible for their actions. Reconnect w/family. Organize my home. Finish kids' rooms.

My Program:
I will accomplish my goal by increasing my physical activity, improving my eating habits and drinking water as I should.

SW: 196.2
GW: 125.0

Lose 5lbs (191.2lbs): Clothing Item

Lose 10lbs (186.2lbs): Girls Night Out

Lose 20lbs (176.2lbs): movie night w/hubbie

BMI to Overweight (174.0lbs): workout clothes

Lose 30lbs (166.2lbs): Clothes

1/2 Way to Goal (160.6lbs): Manicure

Lose 40lbs (156.2lbs): Book

Lose 50lbs (146.2lbs): Amazon Carfd

BMI to Healthy (145lbs): Makeover

Lose 60lbs (136.2 lbs): Clothes

Goal Weight (125lbs): Tatoo???

Personal Information:
I am 40 years old, married and have 2 kids ages 9 and 11. My children are very active in sports and I want to be active with them. I am married to a wonderful husband of 14 years that supports me in all ways.

I have started and stopped my attempt to lose weight so many times it is ridiculous. I am commited this time to making a lifestyle change.

Other Information:
I love music of all kinds. I play the piano and would love to learn guitar but haven't managed that yet.

I love to read, to the point it could be called an addiction, which does not lead to an active lifestyle.

I am tired of being fat and the effects it has had on my life.

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