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Dance. Write. Run. Repeat!

Summer/Fall 2014 GOALS:

- Pass the ACE Group Fitness Instructor test in October
- Practice teaching SharQui
- Running: increase endurance for the Half-Marathon
- Lose about 20 pounds, maybe. At least down to 140. Would like to get to 125.
- My supposed ideal waist measurement is 25.3. Let's see if I can get there without a corset!


MY HISTORY:
Back in 2007 I lost about 25 pounds on Spark, and I kept it off until I got pregnant, had ...
Summer/Fall 2014 GOALS:

- Pass the ACE Group Fitness Instructor test in October
- Practice teaching SharQui
- Running: increase endurance for the Half-Marathon
- Lose about 20 pounds, maybe. At least down to 140. Would like to get to 125.
- My supposed ideal waist measurement is 25.3. Let's see if I can get there without a corset!


MY HISTORY:
Back in 2007 I lost about 25 pounds on Spark, and I kept it off until I got pregnant, had my adorable son, and just sat around on the coach eating and playing with him. Now I play with losing 15 pounds here and there and then gaining it back. I really want to KEEP IT OFF PERMANENTLY now.

Historical measurements:

June 6, 2007:
Waist = 34.5 / Hip = 41

Jan. 7 , 2009:
Waist = 28.5 / Hip = 38


PRESENTS TO MYSELF:

below 155 - Gold Star on Tracking Sheet
at 150 - Running Socks
at 145 - WD annotated Dracula book
at 140 - Jamila's Danse Orientale book
at 135 - Dance sweater (Fall)
at 130 - ?
at 125 - Shamadan




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Member Since: 6/5/2007

SparkPoints: 31,878

Fitness Minutes: 15,761

My Goals:
- Serious running training
- Run another Half-Marathon
- Increase hip and back flexibility.


Eventually run a Full Marathon.

My Program:
- Dancing (of course)
- Running
- Walking with Little Bear
- SharQui
- Weight Training




Personal Information:
My day job is writing, but my evening job is Oriental dance. I'm lucky enough to teach it, dance it, and still study it with fabulous instructors world-wide.



Other Information:
I teach weekly belly dance classes in Evansville, IN.

My Community Journal:
Amanda's 100 Days

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Member Comments:
MISSUSRIVERRAT
6/16/2014 9:24:51 AM

Really enjoyed reading through some of your blogs.
I teach line dance and can relate to lots!



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MELLIELOU140
5/16/2014 1:21:29 PM

Stopping by to say hello! I'm back on track after giving up for months and want to reconnect with some positive people!
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BRADMILL2922
5/6/2014 2:21:37 AM

I just saw your status of ran 3 miles and danced 3 hours...now I AM TIRED! :)



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EJB2801
4/23/2014 9:08:23 PM

So good to see your fitness minutes!! Hope you're enjoying your spring.



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