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Kristen's Weight Loss Journey

I chose the username madammariposa because mariposa means butterfly in spanish. I adore the idea of being a butterfly, removing my cocoon of fat and having the energy to fly.

I am 22 and have been over 200 lbs since a medication I was put on at age 16 - which it turns out i didn't need. The weight has gone up and down since then, but always over 200. I have finally figured out my goal in life - to become an educator. I know kids are cruel, but I'm sick of hearing them say that I'm ...
I chose the username madammariposa because mariposa means butterfly in spanish. I adore the idea of being a butterfly, removing my cocoon of fat and having the energy to fly.

I am 22 and have been over 200 lbs since a medication I was put on at age 16 - which it turns out i didn't need. The weight has gone up and down since then, but always over 200. I have finally figured out my goal in life - to become an educator. I know kids are cruel, but I'm sick of hearing them say that I'm fat and not being able to keep up with them. I want to be a good role model to my kids and show them how to be healthy.




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Member Since: 4/2/2009

SparkPoints: 3,026

Fitness Minutes: 730

My Goals:
- walk the 5k race with my sister on April 24
- Track ALL my food EVERYDAY
- lose an avg. of 2 lbs per week
- be less than 200 before Christmas '09

My Program:
-Tracking and counting my calories and other nutrients
- walking (trying to everyday, an effort in progress)
- not giving up!

Personal Information:
Age: 22
Location: the interior of BC, Canada
Pets: 2 cats and a guinea pig
Status: Common-law with partner of 9 years


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"Do or do not, there is not try" - Yoda (I am a huge star wars fan)



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LOSING2DAY
5/15/2009 12:18:42 AM

hey i read one of your post i feel like i can relate to you i cant seem to get on track my problem is i might have hypoglycemia and feel like im going to pass out if i dont have enough sugar
i really am looking for a buddy are you? we can help each other i was 255 pounds back in 2007 and lost the 55 pounds so i was 200 in septemeber was put on celexa and now i am 230 pounds and its deppressing we can do this please write me for anything i will support u emoticon



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