CHICAMIMI   45,445
SparkPoints
40,000-49,999 SparkPoints
 
 
accomplishing dreams





Dazzling Diamonds Sparkle!





November 17, 2013 - 3 months in



I have 14 pics in my gallery





Awards






 
Destiny Is Deafening

I'm a work in progress, a girl in the world trying to make sense of things, and someone who is learning a little more about herself each day. I just turned thirty-eight and decided that I wanted to be fit & healthy by forty!

This time I've got my sister joining me on the journey, so hopefully we will be able to get each other through the hard days and the moments of "but I don't wanna cook - let's get a pizza!"


December 2013: 3 months in and I'm still ...
I'm a work in progress, a girl in the world trying to make sense of things, and someone who is learning a little more about herself each day. I just turned thirty-eight and decided that I wanted to be fit & healthy by forty!

This time I've got my sister joining me on the journey, so hopefully we will be able to get each other through the hard days and the moments of "but I don't wanna cook - let's get a pizza!"


December 2013: 3 months in and I'm still learning so much. Forty pounds down on my journey to fit by forty with a little more than 18 months to go. I can do this!

Grateful every day for all the people I've interacted with through SparkPeople and the encouragement and inspiration I receive on a daily basis.


January 2014: New year! Goal is to continue on this journey throughout 2014 and never forget how much Spark People helps me - on good and bad days! My goal for this year is to lose 90lbs, which averages out to about 7.5lbs a month.

February 2014: New month! January spent going around in circles between life/sickness/emotions...back on track now and it's time to just focus on today.

March 2014: Spring is around the corner. I keep reminding myself of that. Motivation has been hard to come by and I've been losing/gaining the same ten pounds recently. So back to the basics and going slow. I need to remember that I can do it. I want this.

October 2014: I've been pretty stagnant with my weight the past couple of months. It's time to reset and get back on track.

**

Current NSV's (to remind myself on harder days)

-All my blood work has improved!
-I can fit into booths in restaurants!
-I keep shaving time off my mile!
-My clothes are big on me and I got to buy some new ones!
-I can hold plank position!
-People have said how proud they are of me of my hard work.
-I can climb stairs without getting winded and do it properly!

Read More About CHICAMIMI (Updated October 20)


Current Status:


SparkFriends



SparkTeams



My Ticker:

 Pounds lost: 52.0 
 
0
51.25
102.5
153.75
205


 
Interact with CHICAMIMI

Send Member a Private Message







Recent Blogs:





 
Profile

Member Since: 6/5/2007

SparkPoints: 45,445

Fitness Minutes: 21,729

My Goals:
SHORT-TERM
-Lose 10% of current weight!
-Get back to tracking/measuring food every day.
-Manage a military push-up
-train do a 5K in spring of 2015
-Journal more!

LONG-TERM
-to fly on planes and ride roller-coasters without fear of not fitting.
-to sit in a chair and not worry I might break it.
-Wear cute dresses and heels!
-I want to go out in public without the constant belief that everyone is staring.



My Program:
Working hard as a Dazzling Diamond and a Groovy Gecko!

Getting in at least 180 minutes of exercise a week as a DONE Girl!

Tracking all food and exercise - planning ahead as much as possible.

Bootcamp, Zumba, walking, yoga, and an assortment of dvds that I own. Start Rockin' Body.

Continue to deal with the emotional as well as the physical - like trying to understand the whys of things behind my actions.

Forgive myself for mistakes. Slip ups will happen - it does NOT have to define me or end this journey.

Think positive about myself and repeat my mantra "I am strong and I am capable."

Learn to push myself just a little further, but to also learn to listen to my body.

Personal Information:
I'm Mare from New Jersey - South Jersey, there's more Philly than New York in me. I work in non-profit, want to write a best-selling novel, and am learning that I can make my life whatever I want.

I'm a nerd who loves comic books (captain america!), reading, watching movies & good television and hanging out with friends. Love the Walking Dead and all things pop culture!

Can be reached at tommygirl828 (at) gmail (dot) com.

Also on facebook, tumblr, pinterest, twitter, & livejournal for those that play on social media!

Welcome new friends and support!


Other Information:
"If you go to work on your goals,your goals will go to work on you.If you go to work on your plan, your plan will go to work on you.Whatever good things we build end up building us." - Jim Rohn



Profile Image





 
 



Hot Cocoa
From:
JADED_CHICK19

Heart
From:
VALYNN26

Holly
From:
SOUTHERNMOMMYX4

Sunshine
From:
RUNNINGSUSHI

Christmas Tree
From:
OKBACK2MEAGAIN

Gold Star
From:
!Dazzling Diamo...




Member Comments:
FAIRY_MOON76
12/22/2014 6:45:58 AM

"Cheerfulness is the best promoter of health and is as friendly to the mind as to the body."

~Joseph Addison

Spreading some uplifting Diamond cheer to an emoticon teammate! Proud to SPARKLE and SHINE along side you while we rock this Winter challenge!! emoticon emoticon

emoticon Tabitha



Report Inappropriate Comment
SUN66SHINE
12/20/2014 11:15:27 AM

emoticon
Up, two, three, four...up, two, three, four...up, two, three, four. *sigh*



Report Inappropriate Comment
RUTHIEBEAR
12/20/2014 9:54:37 AM

A big hello emoticon from another Diamond! Are you ready to make this winter challenge dazzle???? emoticon
Together we can stay strong emoticon Let's do this!!!! I believe in YOU!!!! Remember YOU are WORTH the effort!!!

Hugs,
Ruthie



Report Inappropriate Comment
AMY-MIMI77
12/19/2014 5:26:39 PM

"Kindness in words creates confidence, kindness in thinking creates profoundness, kindness in feeling creates love." -Lao Tzu.

Just showing that Dazzling Diamonds love. Hope that this challenge gets you in the direction you would like to go.
Hugs
Amy




Report Inappropriate Comment
MOJO0607
12/19/2014 10:17:08 AM

If "Plan A" didn't work, there alphabet has 25 more letters! Stay cool..."

Just dropping by with a little Diamond love to wish you all the best for this challenge and your journey overall!

Hugs,
Marijo




Report Inappropriate Comment
Member Comments Page (372 total):  123Next >Last >>

See My SparkFavorites Report Inappropriate Page