MICHAELSMOM   25,641
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Top at 196 lbs (Aug 2014) Bottom at 179 lbs (May 2015)





Age 45. October 2013 - 200 lbs. Size 14/16





Age 30. June 1998 - 154 lbs. Size 9



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Lifestyle Change for Life!

Since March 2004, twice I lost tons of weight only to gain it all back and more each time! But this time I made a lifestyle change instead of being on a diet! My program is portion control, healthier choices, lowering my sodium intake, logging my food here, Advocare nutrition, weight training, running and biking.

I have been so successful that I am helping others do the same! Message me to learn more!
Since March 2004, twice I lost tons of weight only to gain it all back and more each time! But this time I made a lifestyle change instead of being on a diet! My program is portion control, healthier choices, lowering my sodium intake, logging my food here, Advocare nutrition, weight training, running and biking.

I have been so successful that I am helping others do the same! Message me to learn more!




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Member Since: 4/27/2004

SparkPoints: 25,641

Fitness Minutes: 46,922

My Goals:
I would like to get to my goal weight of 160 lbs so I can wear what I want and feel good and confident about it! No more "hiding" behind extra large clothes!



My Program:
Portion control and healthier choices. Lowering my sodium intake and non dairy. Advocare nutrition, weight training, running and biking.

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MICHCASO
12/7/2009 7:29:58 PM

I am so happy for you - saw that you are down to 10 lbs (or less) to go! I was there, and I let it go - I guess I got complacent...yep. So, I am at my heaviest in forever, and it feels rotten...and gross. And I got on the scale last Monday and after I picked my jaw up from the ground, I decided RIGHT THEN AND THERE to start recording what I eat again. I don't ask myself for perfection, but to get up when I knock myself down by not sticking to my plan! And I'm recording it all - good and bad. And mostly, it's GOOD. So, I feel better, have more energy already, and have started exercising regularly again. I had been randomly walking, but this past week, I went to the gym 2 days, and walked 2.5 miles another. Today started a new week, and I have plans to exercise more and after this week, I hope to be feeling stronger and to begin lifting weights again! Anyway, keep in touch :) And keep that positive attitude! :)



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LINDOKAS
2/9/2008 12:21:49 PM

Well, I'm certainly glad that you've been able to work through that plateau! Good luck to you!



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2LOOKFITIN07
3/7/2007 5:06:37 PM

Hi Susan!

It was great to hear from you!! I am so glad that you are back on track and are sticking to it! You go girl! You sound like a women on a mission!
That's too bad about the penguins...don't get too down about it though...there is still the fabulous Steelers!!!!

I have not been on this site in ages...I had a bout of eating and eating and eating...I gained all that I had lost back! My husband could tell I was so upset, so guess what? He got me a personal trainer! I am in my 3rd week with the training, which I do 3x's a week with an hour of hard core training and then I run my treadmill on the opposite days with Sundays off completely. The trainer has also helped me immensly with my diet. I have lost 10 lbs in 3 weeks!!! This time I really am doing it the right way! 24 lbs to go! I will say I am sooooooooo sore though! It is all worth it!

I'll be here cheering you on! We are both going to be hot mommies this summer!

Amy



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JENNY-G
2/28/2007 5:25:11 PM

Hey! Checking in on you - hope all is well! Did you ever try going to a Weight Watchers meeting for support? I love them - I have been going faithfully every week since April 2006. I will admit - I have had ups and downs, but I think I would have had a lot more DOWNS if I didn't go. Hope all is well!



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MICHCASO
1/29/2007 12:12:59 PM

Hey, I'm here to get back on track and am hoping we can support each other! How are things going? It's been a while. I am fed up with my skin again too, and am still considering going for the Proactive. Anyway, just wanted to say hello and encourage you to start posting with me again! Hope all is well. :)



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