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Trying Again

I am trying once again to lose weight and be a healthier happier version of myself. I have overcome a lot of obstacles that were preventing me from accomplishing my goals. Now I am recommitting to those goals and I am determined to reach them this time.
I am trying once again to lose weight and be a healthier happier version of myself. I have overcome a lot of obstacles that were preventing me from accomplishing my goals. Now I am recommitting to those goals and I am determined to reach them this time.




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Member Since: 1/4/2011

SparkPoints: 20,513

Fitness Minutes: 12,801

My Goals:
Long Tern Goal:
By April 1, 2014, I want to lose 79 lbs. so that I will have a normal BMI; my knees will hurt less; I will feel better physically, mentally and emotionally; I will have more self-confidence; and so that I can hopefully have a healthy pregnancy and be a fit and active mother.

How am I going to do it?
Eat more fruits & veggies

Exercise at least 10 minutes a day

Continue to drink at least 8 cups of water a day


My Program:
Sunday: Rest
Monday: Elliptical & Strength Training
Tuesday: Walk
Wednesday: Elliptical & Strength Training
Thursday: Walk
Friday: Elliptical & Strength Training
Saturday: Walk

Personal Information:
I live in Southaven MS.

I love to be outside but I sunburn very easily and its usually very hot where I live so I don't spend as much time outside as I would like.

I have been overweight since I was about 9 years old. I have tried to lose weight several times. I have managed to lose a few pounds only to gain back more. This time I am not trying to lose weight; I am trying to be healthy. I am trying to be stronger and eat right so that I will have more energy to do the things I love and live longer. I would also love to everntually complete marathons and triathlons. I have never been athletic (always last picked for team sports in school if I even played-- sometimes I faked sicknesses or injuries) so completing any type of race is a lifelong closet dream of mine. I would also love to be able to play tennis. I have no idea why I picked tennis of all of the sports but that is what I dream about.

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Because I am worth it.

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PIXIE-LICIOUS
5/26/2013 5:48:04 PM

"Whenever you make a mistake or get knocked down by life, don't look back at it too long.
Mistakes are life's way of teaching you. Your capacity for occasional blunders is inseparable from your capacity to reach your goals.
No one wins them all, and your failures, when they happen, are just part of your growth. Shake off your blunders.
How will you know your limits without an occasional failure? Never quit. Your turn will come."
-Og Mandino
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Just stopping by to wish you a healthy week, Spark friend! If you fall down, get back up and keep pushing forward. I hope you know that you're always worth your best effort...because you really are!
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Pixie




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PIXIE-LICIOUS
5/15/2013 11:51:52 AM

"Three of the most powerful words in the English language are 'I AM RESPONSIBLE.' It's tough to do, but when the day comes that you can say those words, believe them, and mean them, it will be the most liberating moment of your life. Taking responsibility for all of your results, for better or for worse, is taking back your power to create results in your life."
-Tom Venuto
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Its up to you to make your goals and dreams a reality, Sparkfriend! Take responsibility, and do your best each day to make progress. You are totally worth the effort, you know!
I hope your week has been great so far!
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Pixie



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
4/29/2013 8:51:19 PM

"Just because we are knocked down does not mean that we are out.
We still have breath in our lungs and tears flowing down - all signs that we are alive!
Take a deep breath and be reminded that often our biggest struggles are stepping stones to our greatest victories."
-Rae Smith
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Just stopping by to wish you a healthy, happy week, Spark friend! Keep your goals in mind and keep pushing yourself every day to get closer. It isn't easy, but never forget that you are worth the effort!
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Pixie




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PIXIE-LICIOUS
4/14/2013 11:48:36 PM

“The whole idea of motivation is a trap. Forget motivation. Just do it. Exercise, lose weight, test your blood sugar, or whatever. Do it without motivation. And then, guess what? After you start doing the thing, that's when the motivation comes and makes it easy for you to keep on doing it.”
-John C. Maxwell
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Get ready for a healthy week, Sparkfriend! You know what you want, and you know what you need to do in order to make it happen...so just do it! Push yourself, even if you don't feel like it...because you really are worth the effort!
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Pixie





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PIXIE-LICIOUS
4/6/2013 3:46:48 PM

"The common conception is that motivation leads to action, but the reverse is true....action precedes motivation. You have to "prime the pump" and get the juice flowing, which motivates you to work on your goals. Getting momentum going is the most difficult part of the job, and often taking the first step is enough to prompt you to make the best of your day."
-Robert McKain
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Hi Sparkfriend, I hope you're having a fun and healthy weekend! Keep your goals in mind, and keep doing your best to make progress towards reaching them. Never forget that you are always worth your very best effort!
Hugs,
Pixie



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