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My mom and I at my older brother's wedding reception. I'm about 185lbs (6/23/12).



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Growing up, I didn't have the best role models for exercise or healthy eating. My mom put a stick of butter in everything she cooked, I mean EVERYTHING! Veggies, pasta, bread, etc. It wasn't until I got out on my own that I realized just how bad all of that food was for me.

Growing up, I was teased every day at school for being overweight. I rode horses, which I consider a sport, but I wasn't doing it enough to make a difference.

In 2007, I was diagnosed with ...
Growing up, I didn't have the best role models for exercise or healthy eating. My mom put a stick of butter in everything she cooked, I mean EVERYTHING! Veggies, pasta, bread, etc. It wasn't until I got out on my own that I realized just how bad all of that food was for me.

Growing up, I was teased every day at school for being overweight. I rode horses, which I consider a sport, but I wasn't doing it enough to make a difference.

In 2007, I was diagnosed with Hashimotos Disease (Hypothyroidism). Instead of feeling relieved--Yes, I finally know why I could never lose weight!--I felt defeated. I thought, "what's teh point of even trying if it's not going to come off?" I let my weight balloon and by the summer of 2009 I weighed 240lbs.

The pictures I saw from that summer prompted me to take action. I tried teaching myself how to eat right and workout, but I was never able to stay consistent and my weight yo-yo'ed as a result.

But then I found SP in 2011 and that all changed! Since joining sparkpeople I've stayed committed to getting healthy for the first time in my life! Yes, I've had ups and downs but the difference this time is that when I fall I know how to get back up and each time I make it up quicker.

As of January 28, 2014 (my 29th birthday) I am 170lbs! The last time I was in the 170s was 8 years ago. I'm stronger, faster, braver, and healthier than I have ever been in my life!

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Member Since: 2/24/2011

SparkPoints: 15,798

Fitness Minutes: 17,089

My Goals:
I want to run a 10k by October 2014.

I want to be in the 150s by my 30th birthday (Jan 2015)










My Program:
C210K training 3xweek

Strength Training classes 3xweek

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KLWALDON
7/28/2014 3:02:30 PM

Thanks for your comments and support on my blog about my sore neck! I haven't ever actually done Yoga or Pilates and when I read your comment about PiYo, I remembered an email from Beachbody advertising it. I went back and ordered it! I hope that it will help strengthen my neck, back, and core so that I can avoid these issues. Thanks again for taking the time to read and offer advice! I really appreciate it!



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KIMBERLY187
7/25/2014 12:04:00 PM

Thanks for stopping by my blog. I really appreciate the advice you gave on training for a 5k. Thanks again!



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A_RARE_BEAN
7/18/2014 3:30:34 PM

Hey, I'm not weighing in until the end of the 30 days so I have no idea how much I've lost so far :o)

I'm doing my own thing really but taking inspiration from the rebootwithjoe website, theres alot of advice and information on there, but essentially I made my own plan and am following that and make all my juices with fresh produce and a juicer.

Have a fabulous weekend!



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A_RARE_BEAN
7/17/2014 8:08:38 AM

Hey thanks for the messgae, I'm mainly interested in the ingredients of the shakes, I highly doubt I'll be getting any for myself, I really don't normally use things like that and have only just started using a protein shake, so thanks for the info will be helpful in my research.

i wont be able to join your challenge unfortunately as I'm on this juice fast for a full 30days plus more, but will be rooting for you and cheering you on as you go!

Have a fabulous day emoticon emoticon



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NEWBUTTERFLY76
7/14/2014 6:35:58 PM

Hi!
Thanks for the support on my blog! I am loving PiYo and looking foward to the rest of the workouts. Since I'm only on Day 4, I don't feel too many results yet. But getting excited about what the next few weeks will have in store. And yes, if Sweat really was SWEAT. I can imagne Drench. emoticon

I only got the DVD set. Didn't go for the Challenge pack. But will probably order the other 2 DVDs and the sliders.



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