LAURIEKRGR   14,775
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Me at 224 pounds with my daughter and my godchild making Christmas cookies 2008!





Me and one of my kittens weighing in at 186 at Christmas in 2011!








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Same Site, I am back and I am a new me!

I began my journey with this site in 2009! I have been in and out several times with the same goal in mind, lose at least 90 pounds! I have had a few surgeries since I have been on here last! A Cyst removed from my left ovary in July 2010, followed in Oct 2010 removing old hardware from a 2 level fusion in 1997, followed by two SI Joint Surgeries, one in the fall of 2010...one in Feb of 2011... and lets sum up with a right shoulder surgery to include right carpel tunnel wrist surgery last ...
I began my journey with this site in 2009! I have been in and out several times with the same goal in mind, lose at least 90 pounds! I have had a few surgeries since I have been on here last! A Cyst removed from my left ovary in July 2010, followed in Oct 2010 removing old hardware from a 2 level fusion in 1997, followed by two SI Joint Surgeries, one in the fall of 2010...one in Feb of 2011... and lets sum up with a right shoulder surgery to include right carpel tunnel wrist surgery last Nov 2012. I am still recovering to date.

By the end of 2010 I weighed in at 236! The heaviest I have ever been!! I was mortified but motivated sooooo.....I used portion control for my food and lots and lots of water and then I started walking daily, just walking. 3000 steps a day I told myself, just 3000 steps a day! And I lost weight, I lost 50 pounds!!! I was down to 186 for about a minute!! Yup a minute! That's about how I remember it, now it is 2013 and I am weighing in at 198! I could beat myself up or I could remember SparkPeaple!!! I chose this site and the friends that I made!! And my trusted old friend "my treadmill", maybe this year I will give it a name. It will have to be a great name as it has been with me for thick and thin!!!

I love, love, love the generosity of this company. I have been motivated by it for several years now, online and on my own!!! Weight loss is the only way I can show my gratitude to SparkPeople that their generosity is not in vain. I need to give back in pounds, so here goes. I now have about 60 pounds to lose. Again, I will lose them "one day at a time".
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 current weight: 220.0 
 
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Member Since: 7/12/2009

SparkPoints: 14,775

Fitness Minutes: 4,554

My Goals:
To lose slow and steady.

To take a survival kit with me on my errands, i.e apples, banana... EVERY TIME!!!

Exercise at least 10 minutes everyday, until I make it a habit!

Portion control.

Intentional thinking!







My Program:
To be true to this site and myself.

Honesty, perseverance, integrity and sensibility.

Slow and steady.

LIVE POSITIVE!



Personal Information:
Laurie - MN GIRL!!!

I love to bake, garden, take of myself and my family and I really love to go here and go there, like mini vacations!!!

Other Information:
I love my GOD.
I love myself.
I love to be of service.
I love my husband.
I love my kids.
I love my sisters.
I love my brothers.
I love my friends.

I let it begin with me...

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BARBIEE52
9/13/2014 10:09:58 PM

Hi,
Welcome to the MN Sparks Fat Kickers Team! We are happy to have you with the team. Feel free to introduce yourself to the team, if you have not already done so. If you have any questions, make a post, and someone will answer & help you in anyway they can. Also add your birthday to the birthday list so other members can help celebrate that day with you. We have many topic choices, chat rooms, and challenges you can join. Hope you enjoy this team and are able to achieve any goals you might have on this team, or any others you might join. Feel free to ask for help, as we are here for you!!
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TURTLE69
10/7/2013 1:08:00 AM

Just stopped by to see how you were doing. Have a fantastic week.



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1HAPPYSPIRIT
9/30/2013 8:57:12 AM

I hope you are making progress!



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DUSTYPRAIRIE
9/25/2013 12:47:46 PM

Great job on your September challenge! emoticon I couldn't reply every day due to computer issues, but I have a new, healthy habit, too! emoticon

Have a sparktacular day.



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I'm stopping by to see how you are doing???? It's time emoticon to get your Monday mojo motivated and movin'! emoticon to your goals which you have set for the week! emoticon I'm emoticon for you to succeed!

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