AIMEEM77   17,329
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Just goofin' Sept 2007 at Myrtle Beach...same weight as now, but I hope to post a progress pic soon!





This past summer in Gatlinburg, TN...it's not often a big girl gets the opportunity to feel small!



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Conquering the BEAST!

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I have tried a great number of diets over the years, but I've decided it's time to stop dieting and change my lifestyle. I'm so tired of hearing "You have have such a pretty face" or "You'd be such a pretty girl if only...". Sometimes I wonder if they even realize just how insulting that is.

I'm happy with myself but know I need to do this for my health and just to be honest for convenience. This world just isn't built for big girls! ...
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I have tried a great number of diets over the years, but I've decided it's time to stop dieting and change my lifestyle. I'm so tired of hearing "You have have such a pretty face" or "You'd be such a pretty girl if only...". Sometimes I wonder if they even realize just how insulting that is.

I'm happy with myself but know I need to do this for my health and just to be honest for convenience. This world just isn't built for big girls! This is a first step in the right direction...away we go!

UPDATE January 1, 2012: I have been away from Spark for a while...about 10-11 months actually because I've had a baby! I am now however more committed than ever to finally lose this weight. I was down to my last 50 pounds to lose after losing 118 pounds when I found out I was going to have a baby. My son was born on November 20, 2011. Through the pregnancy I have put back on close to 70 pounds. For him, my new husband, AND myself I will still conquer this beast!

Goal 1: To lose 30 lbs
Reward: New Pedometer
**MET 3/3/2010**

Goal 2: To lose 35 lbs
Reward: To get a new set of fancy hand weights
**MET 3/18/10**

Goal 3: To get out of the 300s
Reward: Get a Wii Fit
**MET 4/8/10**

Goal 4: Lose 50 lbs
Reward: Get a new Wii Game
**MET 4/19/10**

Goal 5: Lose 60 lbs
Reward: Get tanning sessions (yes, I know but it helps my eczema)
**MET 5/19/10**

Goal 6: Lose 65 lbs
Reward: Get a hair cut, and potentially a new "do"-depends on how brave I am
**MET 6/1/10**

Goal 7: Lose 70 lbs
Reward: New workout clothes
**MET 6/16/10**

Goal 7: Lose 75 lbs
Reward: Gym membership and personal trainer
**MET 6/30/10**

Goal 8: Lose 80 lbs
Reward: New Tennis Shoes & HRM Watch
**Met 7/14/10**

Goal 9: Lose 85 lbs
Reward: Small MP3 player for my workouts
**MET 7/31/10**

Goal 10: Lose 90 lbs
Reward: More new workout wear/exercise gear
**MET 8/17/10**

Goal 11: Lose 100 lbs
Reward: Get a new cell phone, a really cool one and have a little party
**MET 9/19/10**

Goal 12: Lose 105 lbs
Reward: Take a long bath with a good book, magazine
**MET Some time in December?**

Goal 13: Lose 110 lbs
Reward: Hair cut and highlight
**MET 1/21/11**

Goal 14: Lose 115 lbs
Reward: $20-$25 on iTunes and an HRM
**Met 2/10/11**

NEW GOALS AND REWARDS AFTER BABY

Goal 1: Reach 280 lbs
Reward: New Workout Video
**MET January 18, 2012**

Goal 2: Reach 275 lbs
Reward: Highlights and a trim
**MET February 2, 2012**

Goal 3: Reach 265 lbs
Reward: 5 lb hand weights

Goal 4: Reach 250 lbs
Reward: LL Bean Duffels (1 small, 1 large)

Goal: Reach 240 lbs
Reward: 2 new notebooks from Staples

Goal: Reach 235 lbs
Reward: New Cookbook

Goal: Reach 230 lbs
Reward: Perfume

Goal: 223 lbs-where I was before baby
Reward: Spa Day, hair mani-pedi, massage

Goal: Reach 215 lbs
Reward: New iPhone case

Goal: Reach 205 lbs
Reward: New workout clothes

Goal: Under 200 lbs
Reward: Personal Trainer

Goal: Within Range of 175-190
Reward: Get away with my husband

Goal: Reach 180 lbs
Reward: Movie date with my favorite guys

Goal: Meet goal weight of 175
Reward: A whole new wardrobe and a trip that requires a passport
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Member Since: 2/2/2010

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My Goals:
Standing reward: Every time I lose enough weight to change sizes I will allow myself one new outfit, because I should own at least one thing that fits!

For specific weight loss goals and rewards check out the additional information under my introduction at the top of my page!


My Program:
Watching fat intake, no dining out, staying off the sweets and giving up Dr. Pepper. I'm cooking most of my own meals so I can control the amount of oil and butter used and watching my portions. I'm also trying to exercise 4-5 times a week.

Personal Information:
I'm from Fayetteville WV and love my job as an Assitant Regional Manager for a non-profit agency. I love to read, play softball, write poetry and short stories and play, sing and listen to music.

Other Information:
“Success means having the courage, the determination, and the will to become the person you were always meant to be."

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