JESUSLUVSYOU
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July 7, 2013 about 192 lb




12/4/10 - At my heaviest 197.




11/12/05 - My healthiest - 141. I saw myself as overweight at this time.


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My Story Goes Something Like This: I've always seen myself as fat, as doomed to be obese. My mother and aunts were proof that that's what life held for me. I was always a little bigger than the other girls, but never realized I was volumptuous and attractive, I thought I was pudgy but in reality I was the real-deal, the "hour-glass." Because I had wider hips I was "Fat." The physical reality was so much different than my emotional reality. The only thing wrong with me was my incredibly low self-esteem. Even in 2005, jogging regularly, riding my bicycle to the grocery store and around town, weight-training - I thought I was fat. (see wedding pic.) Then I got a job sitting in a medical office all day with people bring free food, donuts, cookies to try to get the doctors to peddle their drugs. I gained 30 lbs in 2 years. My pants actually ripped at work one day. But I didn't do anything about it. I always felt hopeless. I had a victim mentality. I was defeated. I found sparkpeople through my cousin. So here I am. Using the success stories on sparkpeople, the nutrition tracker, the positive vibe.

Member Since: 2/14/2011

Fitness Minutes: 8,022

My Goals:
Be a healthy mama and wife in mind, body and spirit.


My Program:
Exercise 4+ x's/wk
Pray regularly
Journal 1+ x/wk
Eat real food, lots of veggies.



Personal Information:
I quit my FT job to be a SAHM and it is better than I imagined! I have 2 young daughters (3 and 11 wks as of 7/18/13) and am blessed with a supportive hubby who puts his family first. I am blessed! Even the hard days are "good" because I trust God at His Word to always take care of everyone who seeks Him.


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God loves you. Period, end of story. No matter who you are, sexual orientation, lifestyle, addictions, fears. GOD LOVES YOU!




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  • v ENGINEERMOM
    Thanks for the comment on my running post! I didn't start out running a 5k once a week - I started out fighting to walk 2 miles while pushing my then-1-year-old daughter in a stroller while getting her older brother to preschool, fall of 2012! After a few months, the walking got easier, so I started adding a bit of a jog here and there. Fast forward to January 2013, and I started thinking "hey, maybe I could run a 5k!", and that turned into "hey, I love to swim and bike, maybe I could do a triathlon", and that turned into my first triathlon in later summer 2013. I've done one every summer except last summer (went back to work, and wanted to make sure I had time to spend with my kiddos without the pressure of training for a race), and I'm signed up for an Olympic distance one this summer. One step (or swim stroke, or bike pedal) at a time!
    53 days ago
  • v YIGOBUTTERFLY
    I would love to give you a Team Spark Goodie but you have not posted on the Conservative Christian Women team for over thirty days.

    Hope you are doing well.

    Jane
    1416 days ago
  • v WORKNPROGRESS49
    emoticon back!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
    1739 days ago
  • v JAWATKINS
    Thanks for the encouragement! I will keep at it & try to focus on the successes, no matter how small they seem.
    Congratulations on your new baby! And the weight loss so far! I look forward to conversing with you some more!
    Blessings,
    Anita
    1740 days ago
  • v KMCASSADA0515
    Thanks for dropping by my blog! I will be sure to let you know how my whacky week goes! :)
    1740 days ago
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