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August 2014 Will Be Here Before I Know It

I have been overweight most of my adult life. I am almost 40 and it's time to get healthy. Heart disease, diabetes run in my family but not for me! No thank you. I'm learning to like good food and crave working out. My favorite activity is walking and workout videos and cycling. I bravely broke out the rollerblades after 10 years and it was fun.
2014 will be my year. . .
I have been overweight most of my adult life. I am almost 40 and it's time to get healthy. Heart disease, diabetes run in my family but not for me! No thank you. I'm learning to like good food and crave working out. My favorite activity is walking and workout videos and cycling. I bravely broke out the rollerblades after 10 years and it was fun.
2014 will be my year. . .


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Member Since: 9/27/2013

SparkPoints: 20,136

Fitness Minutes: 7,888

My Goals:
To lose 100 pounds in the next year.
To be healthier and more active.
To have greater self-mastery and self-confidence.

My Program:
I eat daily 1200 calories of whole grains, eggs, fish and chicken, fruits, vegetables, limited dairy, limited oils. I work out five to seven times a week. This is a lifestyle change for the rest of my life. My favorite saying, "If not now, when?"

Personal Information:
I live in Texas, married and work in insurance. My email is april.russell2@yahoo.com

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My hobbies are cooking, gardening, crafts and reading. I obtained my BS at Sam Houston State university in 2010.


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MERMAIDOUTOFH20
4/23/2014 11:59:50 AM

How is your week going so far?



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ERABEL
4/22/2014 2:07:51 PM

Thanks for being a great support to me and for the challenges that make me step out of my exercise comfort zone.




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MEMORIES7
4/18/2014 8:55:03 PM

Hello and Thank you for your friendship! I am both honored and blessed to call you friend! I hope that you and your family have a healthy and blessed Easter! Hugs, Rose:) emoticon emoticon emoticon



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LIVESTRONG2010
4/18/2014 4:37:16 PM

I'm adding you as a friend.



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LIVESTRONG2010
4/18/2014 4:36:41 PM

I started my lifestyle journey when I was turning 40 as well. That year I lost 40 pounds for my 40th and to celebrate I did a two day bike ride. Out of the 150 miles I did 78 miles. Was very proud but unhappy at the same time. I've lost and gained in the last 11 years but it's all been worth it. Today I'm 51 and still meeting my goals. You got this!



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