BOBCATGIRL76   38,954
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Feeling great today. My skinny jeans are getting too big! And this top is a medium from American Eagle!





Here's the difference 100 pounds makes.





Fifteen pounds down and high waisted bikini bottoms means a more confident Jan-Marie!



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A river cuts through a rock, not because of its power but its persistance.

Hi Everyone!

My name is Jan-Marie. My weight has always been an issue for me. I'm hoping to stay motivated by being actively involved in the Spark community. Knowing that people are willing to support me having never met me before is a really great feeling. Thanks in advance for your support.



____2015___

184.8- 04/18/15
183.4- 04/09/15
182.4- 04/02/15
181.2- 03/28/15
180.8- 03/21/15
183.6- 03/14/15
185.4- ...
Hi Everyone!

My name is Jan-Marie. My weight has always been an issue for me. I'm hoping to stay motivated by being actively involved in the Spark community. Knowing that people are willing to support me having never met me before is a really great feeling. Thanks in advance for your support.



____2015___

184.8- 04/18/15
183.4- 04/09/15
182.4- 04/02/15
181.2- 03/28/15
180.8- 03/21/15
183.6- 03/14/15
185.4- 03/07/15
186.2- 02/28/15
186.6- 02/21/15
186.0- 02/14/15
188.0- 02/07/15
185.6- 01/31/15
186.4- 01/25/15
188.4- 01/17/15
190.2- 01/10/15
198.6- 01/01/15

-------2014------

189.6- 12/06/14
197.6- 11/29/14 (13 pound gain in one month? unacceptable)
184.8- 10/29/14
183.0- 10/15/14
181.8- 10/08/14
183.6- 09/24/14
179.0- 09/17/14
179.2- 09/10/14
176.0- 08/20/14
174.8- 08/13/14
173.6- 08/05/14 (End of Whole 30)
175.8- 07/30/14
178.0- 07/23/14
180.4- 07/16/14
191.2- 07/07/14 (start of Whole30)
181.6- 06/19/14
183.6- 06/11/14 (Thanks bachelorette party...)
180.8- 06/05/14
181.8- 05/28/14 (Memphis wins... NOW back on track!)
178.2- 05/21/14 (curse you wedding bloat!)
175.4- 05/14/14
176.4- 05/06/14
179.4- 04/29/14
178.0- 04/22/14
179.0- 04/15/14
179.4- 04/08/14
181.2- 04/01/14
183.4- 03/25/14
188.2- 03/18/14
185.4- 03/15/14
186.0- 03/08/14
184.6- 03/01/14
186.2- 02/22/14
188.2- 02/15/14 (Starting weight for BLC 21)
187.2- 02/10/14 (Moved home and parents'' scale has always been heavier than my scale, but updating my weight regardless)
181.2- 02/01/14
181.6- 01/01/14

-------2013------
181.2- 12/16/13
176.8- 12/09/13
178.4- 12/02/13 (Whoa Thanksgiving Bloat)
175.8- 11/25/13
176.4- 11/18/13
178.2- 11/11/13
180.8- 11/04/13
182.4- 10/28/13
185.4- 10/21/13
184.2- 10/14/13
179.2- 10/07/13
181.6- 09/30/13
182.8- 09/23/13
179.6- 09/16/13
181.4- 09/09/13
181.2- 09/02/13
181.4- 08/26/13
183.2- 08/19/13
186.6- 08/12/13
188.6- 08/05/13
187.0- 07/29/13
189.0- 07/22/13
194.8- 07/08/13
192.8- 07/01/13
193.6- 06/24/13
192.8- 06/17/13
193.2- 06/10/13
198.8- 06/03/13 (what am I doing??)
194.0- 05/20/13
196.0- 05/13/13
194.2- 05/06/13
197.6- 04/29/13
195.2- 04/22/13
196.0- 04/15/13 (Stress of Graduation is really getting to me)
186.8- 03/18/13
189.4- 03/11/13 (Spring Break, actually got up to 193.6)
188.0- 03/04/13
187.0- 02/25/13
186.0- 02/18/13
187.8- 02/11/13
188.0- 02/04/13
187.0- 01/28/13
186.0- 01/21/13
187.6- 01/14/13
189.8- 01/07/13
-------2012-------
191.4- 12/31/12 (new scale)
180-188 -12/24/12 (at home, broken scale)
182.8- 12/17/12
185.8- 12/10/12
183.8- 12/03/12 (91 pounds down, 1 year anniversary)
186.8- 11/26/12
188.2- 11/19/12
189.6- 11/12/12
190.4- 11/05/12
189.2- 10/29/12
190.2- 10/22/12
191.0- 10/15/12
193.6- 10/08/12
191.0- 10/01/12
191.2- 09/24/12
193.4- 09/17/12
196.2- 09/10/12
193.6- 09/03/12
194.8- 08/27/12 (80 pounds lost)
196.6- 08/20/12
198.6- 08/13/12 ONEDERLAND!!! and 75 pounds lost
200.2- 08/06/12
202.8- 07/30/12(70 lbs lost)
205.8- 07/23/12
208.0- 07/16/12
209.0- 07/09/12
210.8- 07/02/12
213.6- 06/24/12
216.8- 06/17/12
214.6- 06/10/12 (60 lbs lost)
216.4- 06/03/12
218.0- 05/28/12
220.4- 05/21/12
221.8- 05/13/12
224.0- 05/06/12
224.8- 04/29/12 (50 lbs lost)
225.6- 04/22/12
228.2- 04/15/12
231.4- 04/08/12
234.8- 04/01/12 (40 lbs lost)
239.0- 03/25/12 (thanks a lot spring break)
234.8 - 03/18/12
237.4- 03/11/12
238.0- 03/03/12
240.4- 02/26/12
242.4- 02/19/12
242.6- 02/12/12
244.4- 02/05/12
246.6- 01/29/12
244.8- 01/22/12(30 lbs lost)
251.2- 01/15/12
251.8- 01/08/12
255.2- 01/02/12
-------2011-------
258.8- 12/27/11
259.2- 12/19/11
261.0- 12/12/11
264.8- 12/05/11 (10 lbs lost)
270.0- 11/28/11 (Joined Spark People 12/3)
Highest Weight EVER: 274.8
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Member Since: 12/3/2011

SparkPoints: 38,954

Fitness Minutes: 15,995

My Goals:
My ultimate goal was originally 145, but I've decided 155 is more realistic, achievable, and maintainable for me.

I want to be happy and healthy and feel good about my body and myself.


Mini Goals
[x] 265 (12/5/11)
[x] 259 (12/19/11)
[x] 249 (01/17/12)
[x] 239 (02/27/12)
[x] 229 (04/12/12)
[x] 219 (05/22/12)
[x] 209 (07/03/12)
[x] 199! (08/08/12)
[x] 189 (10/25/12)
[x] 179 (09/14/13)
[x] 175 100 pounds down! (11/21/13)
[ ] 169
[ ] 164 (healthy BMI)
[ ] 159
[ ] 155 GOAL WEIGHT

My Program:
Use the nutrition tracker every day.

Do cardio 3-4 times a week.

Drink at least 8 glasses of water a day.



Personal Information:
I'm a 25 year old grad recent college grad with a Master's in Educational Research and Evaluation. I'm from Ohio but I am a Bobcat NOT a Buckeye.

I'm currently living in Michigan, east of Ann Arbor.

I'm 5'8" and started my journey at 274.8 pounds.

A healthy weight for me would be from 121-164 but I'm aiming for around 155.

I married J.D., the love of my life, on November 15, 2014.



Other Information:
Races:

Active for ATCO 5K
3/3/12: 41:56

APhiO 5k
10/20/12: 32:20

Turkey Trot 5 miler
11/22/12: 52:05

Athens Half Marathon
4/14/13: 2:42:54

Janet Adducchio 5k
9/28/13: 33:30

Turkey Trot 5 Miler
11/28/13: 55:07

SICSA Raise Your Leg 5k
6/7/14: 33:11

Cheddar Challenge 5k
6/14/14: 32:17

5k in my Neighborhood
7/30/14: 29:22 !!!!

Myrtle Beach Turkey Trot 5k
11/27/14: 30:49

Santa 5k
12/13/14: 28:23!
*WON 1st in my age division*

Hot Chocolate Hustle 5k
1/31/15: 28:22 *WON 2nd in my age division*

Paczki Run 5k:
2/14/15: 33:33

Ann Arbor Half-Marathon
3/29/15: 2:28:39 *New PR*

The secret of success is having the courage to begin in the first place.

I did then what I knew how to do. Now that I know better, I do better. - Maya Angelou



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Member Comments:
KELLEY21215
4/22/2015 5:23:07 PM

You are an inspiration to me. Your fit, strong, healthy and motivate me through your blogs. You look great and should be very proud of your body and all you accomplish. Muscle weighs more than fat- you are a strong healthy woman Scale means little



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JZ_MOMMA
4/22/2015 2:33:50 PM

Hi, you have been an inspiration to me. I just noticed something that inspired me even more. I weigh what you did on this date 3 yes ago. Seeing your weight loss journey in dates and seeing what is possible to accomplish gives me motivation! Thankyou



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MRS-FENTON
4/21/2015 11:08:35 AM

Wishing you a beautiful day sunshine!!!
Hope that you have an awesome day filled with motivation and support!!!

Hugs.. Lynn emoticon



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MUSTANGAMORE
4/20/2015 12:28:37 PM

Giving blood is the fastest emoticon way to lose a pound :)
(and save a life) good work!



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IMAVISION
4/17/2015 6:42:14 PM

Our daughter & her husband fostered two dogs - their no-kill shelter was under construction to enlarge the facility, so were not taking new arrivals. It was a long six or more months & lots of out of pocket expenses - including spaying & other Vet bills. What ended up happening is that through Facebook, two separate homes, several states away, were found for the dogs. Our daughter & son-in-law are blessed to be able to see photos & have updates on the two dogs that they grew to love. They would have given both dogs homes; however, they already had our three Grandpuppies to love & care for.

God bless you for caring about His creatures in need of your compassion & care!



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