Me in 2007 - before I realized just how bad I was doing...
Gabby, Louis and I in 2011
Me in 2011 - one of our engagement photos!
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I'm a 30 year old Marketing Manager for the AEC industry.
I was married on October 1, 2011 to the love of my life - Louis. He has 2 boys, I have 1 girl, and we added another boy on October 20, 2013! My daughter was born on December 9, 2006, and I am still struggling with my weight after ballooning up from 150 to over 250 pounds. I would like to get back down to 135-145, the weight that I was when I was most active.
I want to be a good role model for our kids, so that means a healthier lifestyle. I'm taking small steps to get there as she grows older. How can I expect her to make the right decisions and live a healthy life if I don't do the same?
If I can lose 2 pounds a week, eat more veggies and fruits, indulge in my guilty pleasures once in a while, give up cokes for the most part, and stop eating out, I can do anything!
Giving up cokes was easier than I though it would be!!!!!! I have MAYBE one a week, usually mixed with alcohol. I like iced tea, AdvoCare SPARK, water, hot tea... Now I'm aiming for 8-12 glasses of water every day.
After my husband and I started using and selling AdvoCare, my cholesterol dropped 38 points in the first 2 months! I have been amazed at the energy that we both have, and Hubs' joints don't hurt him as much even with old sports injuries. Three cheers for FEELIN GREAT!
1st Goal Weight: Under 200 pounds
2nd GW: Pre-pregnancy weight, 184 pounds
3rd GW: Freshman Year of College, 150 pounds
Final GW: Soccer weight, 135 - 145 pounds
Using Spark People to create a healthy lifestyle consisting of exercise and calorie counting while switching my diet to healthier foods. I will do my best to walk 6+ miles during the work week. I am also going to try to do a rounded out strength training circuit 2+ times per week.
I'm from Texas, and I love this state! My name is Nicole, I have a beautiful daughter named Gabriella, a wonderful husband named Louis, and 2 handsome step-sons named Louie and Nicholas. We have 2 dogs, a cat and 35 chickens.
Books: Laurell K Hamilton's Anita Blake & Meredith Gentry series; Harry Potter series; Terry Goodkingd's Sword of Truth series; Clan of the Cave Bear; Valley of the Horses; I love books!
TV: (in no particluar order) Grey's Anatomy, Shark, House, Numbers, Private Practice, Dirty Sexy Money, K*Ville, Ugly Betty, CSI, Antiques Road Show (lol)
Movies: Yes please!! I love movies. The Labyrinth is my all time fav. Princess Bride, Gladiator, The Talented Mr Ripley, A Beautiful Mind, The Holiday, Two Weeks Notice, Donnie Darko... I could go on for hours typing this out...
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