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Breaking Free From The Bondage Of Obesity~ My Journey From 271 lbs to 135 lbs!

July 27th, 2007- I SNAPPED! I had reached my highest weight (271 lbs) and I was sick of being fat. It was then that I made the commitment to change my life. Over the next two years I lost 136 lbs and am maintaining my weight loss well today. I do struggle with gaining and losing those last 10-15 lbs so my ultimate goal is to continue to make wise decisions in how I treat my body and soul. I work hard to stay active and eat healthy. I try to use moderation with all foods that I love.
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July 27th, 2007- I SNAPPED! I had reached my highest weight (271 lbs) and I was sick of being fat. It was then that I made the commitment to change my life. Over the next two years I lost 136 lbs and am maintaining my weight loss well today. I do struggle with gaining and losing those last 10-15 lbs so my ultimate goal is to continue to make wise decisions in how I treat my body and soul. I work hard to stay active and eat healthy. I try to use moderation with all foods that I love.

I just ultimately want to feel healthy, comfortable, and at peace within myself and in this world. I've had a lot of ups and downs during this entire process of losing weight, and I feel like I'm a stronger person because of the challenges I have faced. But I have a challenge ahead. It's been 5 years since I went on that first real "I'm going to do this" diet. And now I have to learn to live a healthy life and keep the weight off forever. I'm looking ahead and anticipating more challenges. I'm here on Sparkpeople because I know I'll find the help, support, and encouragement that I need to keep this journey going.

So I commend the enjoyment of life, because nothing is better for a man under the sun than to eat and drink and be glad. Then joy will accompany him in his work all the days of the life God has given him under the sun. ~ Ecclesiastes 8:15




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Member Since: 1/24/2008

SparkPoints: 18,877

Fitness Minutes: 14,041

My Goals:
I am 5'7" with a goal to maintain my weight in the 130's

Initial BMI: 42.4
Current BMI- 21.2
Current Measurements:
32-25-34

My main goal is overall health and peace (and thighs that don't rub together when I walk). I hope to achieve this by being consistently active and making wise decisions about the foods and portions that I eat.



My Program:
I eat primarily REAL food (most of the time) and I try to stay active daily.



Personal Information:
Psychiatric Nurse- LVN, Weekend, Day Shift

Currently going to school to finish my RN

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Member Comments:
ALANDSE
4/7/2014 2:51:39 PM

Your a wonderful lady. With inspirational talent. Keep going and never leave the spark people community. Everyone would be lost without you. Your number one! You really have done something that encourage others they can do it. Your more then one red rose! emoticon I could give you a red rose everyday and you deserve it.

Friends always Alan



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LALALOVELY76
3/27/2014 12:52:24 PM

I just read your story on Huffington Post...wow...I'm at a lost for words!!

You are amazing!!! And you're still maintaining! What an inspiration.....

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SOUL2SHINE79
3/24/2014 7:21:43 PM

Wow! You are very inspiring! emoticon emoticon



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3/17/2014 1:37:33 AM

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Great success story. I'm in awe of your success.

Linda



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ALEX_V
3/12/2014 6:59:21 PM

I just read your success story because I was looking for some motivation. What a wonderful story of a total body transformation! Congratulations on your amazing weight loss - you look great!!!

One of my goals is to beat binge eating. I added you as a SparkFriend. Your success has helped motivate me!

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