MISSCLAVEL   12,878
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September 2013 - 256 lbs.





The Wonderful Man who loves, supports and encourages me. I love you Hubby :)





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Hello!

My husband discovered Spark and encouraged me to sign up, which I did in July 2012. I used SP off and on, lost about 20 lbs., but petered out (and of course gained the weight back plus some). By the end of 2013, I reached my highest ever weight: 256 lbs.

More about me for those who may be interested:

I struggled with an eating disorder for nearly 16 years; though I was helped to recover, I never really adopted healthy eating habits and continued to use food for ...
My husband discovered Spark and encouraged me to sign up, which I did in July 2012. I used SP off and on, lost about 20 lbs., but petered out (and of course gained the weight back plus some). By the end of 2013, I reached my highest ever weight: 256 lbs.

More about me for those who may be interested:

I struggled with an eating disorder for nearly 16 years; though I was helped to recover, I never really adopted healthy eating habits and continued to use food for the wrong reasons. Initially (at 27) I weighed 135 lbs, but my weight steadily climbed over 110 lbs. (I am 5'7") I was diagnosed with bipolar disorder in 1999 at the age of 25, and have found living a healthy lifestyle a real challenge. The ups & downs have made it nearly impossible to maintain a healthy routine, and honestly, I wanted to give up.

My goal weight is 145 lbs, which I'd like to reach by September 2016, in time for our 15th wedding anniversary. My husband and I plan to travel to Japan, but first I'd like to get fit & healthy. I turned 40 in 2014, and am experiencing arthritis and other health problems exacerbated by the extra weight I'm carrying. I want to see, possibly for the first time in my life, what being healthy feels like. Here goes!

January 2014: 256 lbs
July 2014: 246 lbs
?: 236 lbs

GOAL: 145 lbs by SEPTEMBER 2016





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Member Since: 7/20/2012

SparkPoints: 12,878

Fitness Minutes: 3,971

My Goals:
To show respect for the gift of life.

To be HEALTHY.

To donate all my 'fat clothes' to a local charity.

To easily paint my own toenails!



My Program:
To begin:

SPARK each day.

Walk for 20-30 minutes each day.

Save my treats for 'Faturdays' (once each week).

Personal Information:
Married to a Caring, Patient and Supportive Husband, and don't know what I'd do without him ♡



Other Information:
"It takes 3500 calories to gain 1 pound. Surely there's not 3500 calories in this box of cookies?"

Here's to leaving all my sad excuses behind me!

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TRACY31502
8/22/2012 8:13:50 PM

Thank you for your comment on my pic!!! :o)



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TRACY31502
8/16/2012 6:57:47 PM

Also thanks for adding me! And for the goodie!!! You are so kind!!!

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TRACY31502
8/16/2012 5:07:11 PM

Thanks for your comment on my page...you can do it...a lot of weight can be lost! YOU GOT THIS!



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NEVERORNOW
7/28/2012 11:13:13 AM

emoticon to SparkPeople!! This is an awesome community with the motivational tools and supportive people we all need. Good luck in reaching your goals! emoticon



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XANADUREALM
7/28/2012 10:27:48 AM

Welcome to Sparkpeople! It is great to have you join us on the road to weight loss success! Be sure to join some Teams that spark your interest or match your weight loss goals!

Xana




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