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If you are looking for my original intro, it has been blogged dated 4/12/2010.

NOW: To the new stuff.

I am back from a very long break and once again, I am trying to do this again. A lot has changed since I joined sparks over 2 year ago.

For a while I was very consistent then that change. I lost my dad over this time, have picked up an additional job and now have gone from having type II diabetes to now having type I (insulin dependent). I have also joined a gyme. My weight has not been greatly affected although I am no closer to my goal than I was back 1/2008 when I tried to get back on the horse.

Overall though, I am still 65 lbs lighter than I was at my heaviest and I am trying to get that number to 100 lbs one pound at a time so please encourage me.

Member Since: 6/22/2007

Fitness Minutes: 24,229

My Goals:
My ultimate goal is to become a healthier, leaner person but for the immediate future my goal is to lose 40 more pounds total. Was at 240 initialy upon writing this.

I also want to start eating vegetables and meat. I have never liked either one from my youth!

I originally said I wanted to be at around 200lbs (final goal) but am now evaluating if 185 would be more appropriate. I want to be in a Large size clothings comfortably.

Start Date
March 11, 2013
Weight: 229.2

My Program:
I have started the 28 day bootcamp and plan on doing it twice thru. After that I will move on to other exercise videos coupled with some gym time and other cardio activities. I am currently doing cardio 5-6 times a week.

I am drinking my share of water but want to get to 8 glasses each and every day.

I belong to a gym but am more motivated with fitness activities that are outside.

I am also logging my food intake. I am counting calories and trying to stay within the 1500 -1800 range according to my BMR calculations (and I will update that as I lose weight).

Personal Information:
I currently live in Jackson, MS and have no kids. This is my umpteenth attempt to get to my original goal of 200 lbs. I have not given up!

?/?/05 310 lbs
6/28/07 223 lbs
4/13/10 235 lbs
7/18/12 234 lbs
7/25/12 236.8
8/15/12 235
9/12/12 235.6
10/17/12 236.8
1/1/13 235
1/31/13 228
2/20/13 227.2
3/11/13 229.2 **New Start over Date
3/27/13 225.8
4/10/13 223.8
4/15/13 222
4/26/13 222 :-(
4/27/13 218.8 GOAL!!!!!!!
5/3/13 220.6
5/10/13 222.2
5/29/13 219.4
6/5/13 209.2
6/14/13 208
7/1/13 210.2
off track off track
8/6/13 209.8
8/16/13 208.2
8/30/13 209.6
struggle struggle struggle
10/16/13 215.6
11/3/13 215.8 ** New start over date**

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