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This is July 4, 2013. This is at 205 lbs....just before I hit my first big goal of 200.





First professional photo with hubby in 10 years (July 6, 2013)





Hitting my 2nd big weight loss goal of 175 lbs (Sept 20, 2013)



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I have been overweight since I began to hit puberty at age 10. It seemed my weight skyrocketed each year. Looking back, my family didn't eat well, we ate cheaply.

A couple of years ago, I reached 240 lbs and was diagnosed with autoimmune thyroiditis. That year, I also hit 30, and one of my younger cousins suffered a heart attack. That really scared me, but I had no real idea how to get healthy. The only advice I got from my doctor was to stay hungry to lose weight and reduce my ...
I have been overweight since I began to hit puberty at age 10. It seemed my weight skyrocketed each year. Looking back, my family didn't eat well, we ate cheaply.

A couple of years ago, I reached 240 lbs and was diagnosed with autoimmune thyroiditis. That year, I also hit 30, and one of my younger cousins suffered a heart attack. That really scared me, but I had no real idea how to get healthy. The only advice I got from my doctor was to stay hungry to lose weight and reduce my carbs.

Last year, my younger sister began her weight loss journey (she's down 70+ lbs). I asked her advice, and found out she's been running 5ks. Challenge accepted!




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Member Since: 6/10/2013

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I am using the C25K and Endomondo apps to train. I'm just beginning my journey so my schedule is still simple. I alternate C25K training days with days I walk 5 miles.

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