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I think it says it all...50 Lbs down and holding steady....





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Adewyn

44 yr old mom, wife, friend, trying to lose the weight that has been put on over the last few years due to medical reasons.. and even though i have medical issues... i have made the decision to push thru and move forward to a healthier life.

When I get to my goal weight my next goal will be to re certify myself as a aerobic instructor and teach Zumba and motivate others! (update: done 10-1-11)

44 yr old mom, wife, friend, trying to lose the weight that has been put on over the last few years due to medical reasons.. and even though i have medical issues... i have made the decision to push thru and move forward to a healthier life.

When I get to my goal weight my next goal will be to re certify myself as a aerobic instructor and teach Zumba and motivate others! (update: done 10-1-11)



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ADEWYN phew what a few last weeks have been started new job and they were supposedly getting ready for inventory... guess who got them as prepared as they were and still they failed miserably.. I had 3 days
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Member Since: 1/8/2007

SparkPoints: 39,057

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My Goals:
lose the weight I have gained and keep it off and get back to the activity level I am use too.. which is spaz mode
and inspiring fibromyalgia patients that yes we can live with our disease ..lose weight on our medicines and keep moving..Move it or lose it.. it hurts either way might as well look good LOL

My Program:
I am doing ZUMBA 3-5 times a week and Body Burn 1 or 2 times a week. since Jan 3,2011

added Kickboxing in Septmeber of 2011

adding Hip Hop Hustle Jan 6 2012

and kickboxing turn to Turbo Kick Dec.23rd,2011

Personal Information:
Anyone can email me at goddessarc@hotmail.com
Would love to hear how hard or easy it has been to keep to your goals... and lose weight..

Other Information:
love reading.. talking with friends.. walking.. hiking (which is what I want to strive for so I can do longer more rigerous hikes again..swimming... relaxing.. ZUMBA
pretty much up for anything

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LOPEYP
3/21/2014 6:58:26 AM

Happy spring!

Miss your updates. Hope all is well.



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RUSSELL_40
3/17/2014 8:44:22 AM

Hey Adewyn. hope all is well. We are having some warmer weather now, meaning it is above freezing for 2-3 hours a day now, and we actually have some snow melting. It was 5 this morning, but I can see 40 degrees in the 10 day forecast, so hope remains...lol.

Can't wait for it to be warm enough for grass to grow, so I can walk outdoors barefoot. Spring has to come eventually. Looks like you will be seeing 60's soon, so enjoy the warm weather. have a great week!





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VW_STEPH
3/9/2014 4:53:02 AM

Damn you have had A LOT on your plate! I am so sorry to hear about your father. Family drama is the worst... It sounds like you have kept your head up and you are going strong - you should be so proud of yourself.
You'll be back into the 150s in no time, just make sure to give yourself the time and take good care of yourself along the way. Good to hear you are getting back to your regular routine again. And eek, congrats on the new job!! What are you doing in it? Oooh potential to grow eh?? Sounds promising haha! Definitely a win!
I have missed you too! I've been so slack on Spark for a long time now... I am checking in more often though so we'll be seeing a lot more of each other!
Take care & I hope you're having a rockin' weekend! ;)



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RUSSELL_40
3/7/2014 8:34:01 AM

Hi there. Glad life is calming down for you. Hear you got a new job, and like it, which is a good thing. It is supposed to be in the 40's this week, so some of the snow from December may melt. I live in an apt. on the bottom floor, which has the window even with the ground outside. So when I open my window, there is a 3 foot tall snow drift outside. I can see the sky, but not much else. It hasn't been 32 degrees since early January, and that was one day. Most days have been in the teens, with lows around 0.

I have a doctor's visit on Monday, and the doctor should be pleased, since I probably lost about 30 lbs. since early December. Hopefully all my blood work checks out good. I feel great, although I had a week where my A-fib acted up on me in February. Not too short of breath, but it was annoying. Glad it went away.

Now that we have paid off the car, and I have an extra $400 a month, and can switch insurance to basic, instead of full, and hopefully save another $200 a month, I am also thinking of getting a gym membership. Walking is fun, and I even started doing pull-ups, and ran a few times on my walks for up to 1/2 a mile, but I want to start lifting weights again. If I really feel great, maybe I will try a class at the gym. Last time I tried one of them, I ALMOST finished, before collapsing..lol. I'd rather bench 300 lbs. Much easier.

I hear you on back workouts. I am very strong on legs, and chest, but arms, and back seem to not be so good for me. I don't feel the workouts as much, and am not sore the day after, and I end up having weaker arms, and back. Losing weight helps, and pull-ups seem to work the back better than heavy weights. I think it is just a matter of targeting the muscle. I probably use my arms to much to do rows, and use less back, which I can't do with a pull-up. We tend to focus on exercise we are good at, when I probably should be focusing on back and arms.

I think our days get longer with springing forward, which hopefully starts us warming up. Baseball starts April 1st, and we had snow on opening day last year. I would love a nice 50 degree day. It may technically be spring in a few weeks, but I consider spring to be the first day I can go outside, and walk in the grass barefoot. That requires the grass to grow a bit, and probably 60 degrees.

Have a great weekend.



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VW_STEPH
2/18/2014 2:57:54 PM

Hey Adewyn how's things?
Sorry I've been a crappy friend! :(



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