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My boys, Halloween 2011. We had a scarecrow & lion. All we were missing was Dorothy and the tinman.


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Hi! I'm a 38-year old wife and mother of two adorable boys and beautiful baby girl. For me growing up, weight was never a concern. Well, too much weight wasn't. I was actually one of those 'too skinny' teenagers. While the overweight girl in my class was being made fun of for being heavy, I was being made fun of for being too skinny. I had knobby knees and elbows and you could count my ribs. I hated being so thin (how many wish they had that problem). I used to eat and eat and eat to try and gain weight. Instead of gaining, I just grew taller. I went from being 5 feet to 5 foot 8.5 inches in just a couple years. All that changed there is that I no longer got teased for being so short and skinny, now it was being so tall and skinny. The only thing I liked about being so thin is that I could eat as much as I wanted of whatever I wanted, whenever I wanted. Sounds wonderful, doesn't it? Well, my metabolism finally caught up to me. Around my mid-20s, I went from about 100 pounds to my highest of 186 in about 6 years! That's a lot of weight, I had almost doubled in size. While I have never thought of myself as fat, which I don't think I ever was, I do want to get myself back to a much healthier size. I've always considered myself a fairly healthy, although not perfect, eater. I've never been a big fan of sweets. I can eat just a couple bites of chocolate or ice cream and be satisfied. But, I do know the 3 things that have caused me to gain weight, lack of exercise, portion size, and I eat out way more than I used to. So, I'm here because I hope to learn to live a better lifestyle, something I could pass on to my kids. I want to get down to a healthier weight (not too thin like high school) and be active. It's a slow process, but I find when I put everything into it, I can get there.

Member Since: 7/2/2008

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My current goal is to be down to 130-135 by the end of the year. I started at 166.5 the beginning of June. I had a baby Nov. 2014 so I hope to be below my pre-pregnancy weight (155) by my daughter's first birthday. As of the beginning of August, I am 10 pounds away, so if I continue down my healthy eating path, I should easily get there before that date.

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My all-time favorite series of books is the Outlander series by Diana Gabaldon.

My fave movie(s) are Anne of Green Gables and Anne of Avonlea. Definitely not a top seller, but I love the main character and the story,.

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    Hey - You still around love? How is everything going?
    46 days ago
    We have a great team leaders and group of folks on the Trim Healthy Mama team and we're all here for you.

    I just started the very end of Jan. 2015. I bought the THM Plan book Feb. 10th and just got the Cookbook Mar. 10th. But I have started losing weight and inches. In 1 month I lost 5.25 inches and 5 lbs. and I'm a slow loser. Most folks lose faster than me.

    I know you must love the Trim Healthy Mama Plan and team as much I do!!! I'm adding you as a friend.
    emoticon Charlie
    136 days ago
  • v THM_DEB
    Hi there, how are you doing? Hope still doing well with THM. Enjoy your Sunday!
    282 days ago
    Wow, your kids are so adorable! They remind me of my boys when they were little. They were 2 1/2 years apart. They are grown now & I have my lil girl, who is quickly becoming a teenager! yikes...Anyway, I think you have a great looking body...It probably seems to have changed on you, because, having kids, will certainly make your body go through changes, but you look super to me!
    tracy :) emoticon
    342 days ago
  • v YJNANA
    I can relate to your being skinny in School. I was skinny until I was 20 then ok until I was 26 then I had to try different things to get it off. Your Little boys are beautiful. How nice to have them close in age to grow up together :)
    356 days ago
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