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I started this for my kids, but I'm finishing it for me

My name is Holly and I'm 38 years old. I was a chubby child, a fat teenager, and an obese adult. I began my journey at the age of 34 weighing 307 pounds. Only being 5 feet tall, I was about 160 pounds overweight, and going to be in serious trouble if I didn't change my life.

I'm a social worker for a hospital, I've been married for 13 years, and have 2 awesome kids who are 11 and 9. I decided that I wasn't going to be the fat mom anymore so I joined Spark in June 2010, and ...
My name is Holly and I'm 38 years old. I was a chubby child, a fat teenager, and an obese adult. I began my journey at the age of 34 weighing 307 pounds. Only being 5 feet tall, I was about 160 pounds overweight, and going to be in serious trouble if I didn't change my life.

I'm a social worker for a hospital, I've been married for 13 years, and have 2 awesome kids who are 11 and 9. I decided that I wasn't going to be the fat mom anymore so I joined Spark in June 2010, and started a journey to a healthier lifestyle not only for me, but for my family as well.

My weight loss has slowed dramatically, and a lot of that has been my own doing. I've changed the date to reach my goal to... whenever I get there. I'm too happy living my life to say no to a piece of cake, or a slice of pizza.

*5/20/2014* And NOT saying "NO" has resulted in a 25 pound weight gain... I'm still fighting and I WILL reach my goal!
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Member Since: 6/15/2010

SparkPoints: 58,688

Fitness Minutes: 30,363

My Goals:
WEIGHT GOALS ACCOMPLISHED...

8/8/2014
Maintained a 100+ pound loss for 3 years!!!

WEIGHT GOALS LEFT...

Date TBD
Goal weight 150

Keep fighting EVERY day to get there!

My Program:
- NUTRITION
Stay in calories EVERY day
Higher protein, lower carb

- EXERCISE
Cardio 30-45 minutes
7 days a week

Strength Training
2-3 days a week

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I want to...

Live the healthiest and happiest life possible for my kids!

Wear a size 10 pair of jeans!


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If you want something you've never had, you have to do something you've never done...

Cowards never start. The weak never finish. Winners never quit...

God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference...

Success is not final, failure is not fatal. It's the courage to continue that counts...

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TRUE-NESS
7/21/2014 10:39:21 PM

Just stopping by to check on you and see you how you're doing? You've been a little quiet lately. Shout out if I can do anything to give you more support!

Blessings!



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FUSIONFITNESS3
7/15/2014 12:45:10 PM

For my Hot Mocha Maniacs BLC25 Team I found myself a Hot Barista. You're welcome any time to drop by for a cool iced coffee.



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XXSOLA_FIDEXX
7/14/2014 7:35:22 PM

Thanks for the pic comment! emoticon emoticon



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LUVTOBOWL
7/10/2014 10:31:51 PM

Hey Holly,

I hope you have a great, successful weekend my dear friend. I'm off to Myrtle Beach in the morning for the tournament.

Thanks for being a great friend.

Hugs....



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BOOKLOVINGGIRL
7/8/2014 2:45:37 PM

Your journey is inspiring, setbacks and all! Keep pushing, I think you're amazing!

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