JENG829   14,760
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September 13, 2008... finally back to my lowest adult weight. Still have more to go!





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Hello...
I'm Jen, and I'm here to lose the last 20 pounds and continue getting healthier. I follow a primal/paleo-ish diet and am quite active... these things are helping me reach my goals. I want to look, feel, and perform my best.

UPDATE: I was blessed with a healthy baby boy on 7/6/2012. I was 192 pounds at the time, but reached my pre-pregnancy weight within two months. I'm on track to reach my goals now. Yay!

2014 UPDATE: I've gained some weight back, ...
Hello...
I'm Jen, and I'm here to lose the last 20 pounds and continue getting healthier. I follow a primal/paleo-ish diet and am quite active... these things are helping me reach my goals. I want to look, feel, and perform my best.

UPDATE: I was blessed with a healthy baby boy on 7/6/2012. I was 192 pounds at the time, but reached my pre-pregnancy weight within two months. I'm on track to reach my goals now. Yay!

2014 UPDATE: I've gained some weight back, due to lack of sleep, high stress (and poor stress management) along with too much reliance on processed foods. I feel so much better when I eat whole foods and ignore the usual dietary advice here. You may not agree with me, but that's ok... I'll do what works for me. You do the same. I'll still support you! :)

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My story:
I have been overweight most of my adult life, despite 10 years of vegetarianism, calorie counting, and exercising until my body gave out. I've naturally moved toward a "primal" diet, still eating lots of veggies, but adding quality animal products (pastured, organic whenever possible).

In 2008-2009, I went from 196 to 165 pounds, with lots of exercise & dietary changes, but in early 2010, I gained some of that back due to medical issues. I've also found that I am gluten intolerant, and have overcome several minor health issues by being wheat-free. I feel much healthier than I have in years, maybe decades cutting out the junk!

Be strong! And smile!
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Member Since: 10/20/2008

SparkPoints: 14,760

Fitness Minutes: 14,574

My Goals:
Get to a healthy BMI - DONE (Pre-pregnancy)

Get back into a size 8 (holding steady at 10/12)

X Run a 5K
Run a 10K
X Run a half-marathon
Run a marathon
Hike from Canada to Mexico :)
Do an unassisted pull-up

My Program:
Eat Real Food
Move & have fun
Smile
Sleep enough


Personal Information:
Hello... I live in the mountains now, but am originally from the Midwest.

Other Information:
Eat more fat.

Read the Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson!

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MONA_MONA
6/17/2011 8:16:50 PM

Thank you for the add and I hope you have a healthy weekend planned. emoticon



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ANALAA
4/27/2011 10:21:10 PM

I have found the Whole30 rather great honestly :) The one time I had a slip (Easter at my aunts) I felt terrible for two days after. Bloated and really off food (but wanting to eat more junky white potatoes and something sweet - didn't).

For the most part the diet is great, but I know I will add back in: the balsamic vinegar dressing for my salad (dry lettuce is not my long term thing) and will most likely eat fresh green beans and snap peas this summer (from our CSA box).



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ANALAA
3/17/2011 10:07:23 AM

emoticon Wishing you a happy Saint Patrick's Day! emoticon



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ANALAA
3/16/2011 12:57:19 PM

Thanks so much for the SparkGoodie of 'sunshine'!! Yes, I am hoping it comes out soon too :) Have a new pair of running shoes and would love to get some exercise in the sun! Have a great day!

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ANALAA
3/14/2011 3:22:30 PM

You are doing great, love that you have set rewards for yourself along the way! Best of luck.



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