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Hi,I'm Amanda, a single 30-something gal living in New York City. I've had this extra weight on me for far too long, and I've been using it as an excuse for not achieving other dreams in my life. No more!

Throughout this journey, I've realized that I need help and motivation from others to help me be successful. I lost 24 pounds in 2009 but gained almost all of it back, I lost 29 pounds in 2012 but gained most of if back, and I lost 19 pounds in 2013 and gained it all back - I ...
Hi,I'm Amanda, a single 30-something gal living in New York City. I've had this extra weight on me for far too long, and I've been using it as an excuse for not achieving other dreams in my life. No more!

Throughout this journey, I've realized that I need help and motivation from others to help me be successful. I lost 24 pounds in 2009 but gained almost all of it back, I lost 29 pounds in 2012 but gained most of if back, and I lost 19 pounds in 2013 and gained it all back - I want to break the pattern and lose the weight for good!
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Member Since: 11/11/2010

SparkPoints: 28,154

Fitness Minutes: 14,353

My Goals:
* I will only weigh myself once a week.
* I will exercise at least 4 days a week, for at least 30 minutes each day.
* I will eat at least 1 fruit and at least 4 vegetable servings every day
* I will unwind every day (as in myofascial release).

Weight Goal:
* By August 20, 2015 - weigh between 157.4-197.4 pounds.
* Monthly weight loss goals: 5 - 8.3 pounds shed per month
* Reach my target weight of 160 by September 27, 2015 - my 40th Birthday, which I will celebrate at Walt Disney World with family and friends.

My Program:
I am using the Nutrition Tracker and Fitness Tracker regularly.

I'm participating more in SparkTeams for support, inspiration and motivation.

I'm doing various exercise DVDs (kickboxing, cardio dance). I enjoy power walking to some energetic tunes. I also enjoy the occasional aerobic dance class. I love swimming when I can find a pool. I also love kayaking, but I sadly only do it about once a year - I want to increase that.

I enjoy restorative yoga and want to fit it in more.

I practice almost daily self myofascial release, it's amazing!

Personal Information:
I'm single, 38, no children, no pets now (though I love them and had a dog for several years). I live in New York City.

I love to travel. I'd like to be more physically fit so I can be more active on vacations.

I love all things Disney. I like to scrapbook. I love almost all kinds of music.

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"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." - Anais Nin

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BARBIEE52
10/30/2014 11:51:55 PM

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It's Halloween..It's Halloween
The moon is full and bright.
And we shall see what can't be seen
on any other night.
Skeletons, and ghosts and ghouls
Grinning goblins fighting duels.
Werewolves rising from their tombs
Witches on their magic brooms
In masks and gown
We haunt the street
And knock on doors
For trick or treat
Tonight we are the King and Queen
For, oh tonight
It's Halloween.
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SPARKASAURUS
10/30/2014 9:44:54 AM

Good luck on weigh-in today, Rockstar!! emoticon



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SPARKASAURUS
10/24/2014 8:18:42 AM

Girl, if you can lose 3.8 in a week, you can surely maintain on the road! Have faith in yourself! I have faith in you! emoticon



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SPARKASAURUS
10/23/2014 8:30:43 AM

Holy cow!!! WTG on the weight loss!

They'd be here in NM. I should have thought this through before opening my mouth. There's no way I'd go from where you live to here. It's nice enough here, but it's so...brown. The hubby and I are looking to relocate sometime next year.

Well, no matter- I'm guessing if you have any trouble finding Mr. Right, it's because you're not putting yourself out there enough. Am I right? You're beautiful! And you sound pretty sane, independent, and sweet.



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SPARKASAURUS
10/22/2014 7:56:29 PM

ooo, seriously? are you willing to/ could you relocate?



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