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"No more looking for tomorrow, today is time for change"

Ok sparkers- i've been MIA for a while and it's time to announce- I'm pregnant! So apparently this means goodbye to weight loss for a while, but i still need to keep myself and the baby healthy so i'm going to try to spark more.
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To keep as a reminder of where my journey began:

I feel like being a 300 lb girl is taking away from my experience of being a 24 year old girl. I don't even know who I am, mainly because I know I'd be someone different if I ...
Ok sparkers- i've been MIA for a while and it's time to announce- I'm pregnant! So apparently this means goodbye to weight loss for a while, but i still need to keep myself and the baby healthy so i'm going to try to spark more.
:D

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To keep as a reminder of where my journey began:

I feel like being a 300 lb girl is taking away from my experience of being a 24 year old girl. I don't even know who I am, mainly because I know I'd be someone different if I were thin.

It's not hard to decide "today is my last day to be fat" but actually making that your last day to be fat is one of the most difficult things ever.

For as long as I can remember I've been choosing random days, starts of months, starts of years, Sundays...to say "today is my last day of being fat"

Well I'm not saying that anymore.

From now on, I'll be saying "Today is my first day of being thin."

I'm so tired of trying and failing. I'm not going to TRY anymore, I'm just going to DO. Forget being fat, it's holding me back. I've got 0 confidence and I'm sick of it.


so long, fat me.
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Member Since: 8/21/2010

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My Goals:
I'm starting with a goal that's less than half of my ultimate goal...I don't want to overwhelm myself! I can't get instant results and I know I'll just get discouraged if I set the huge goal all at once. Baby steps :)

My Program:
-exercise as often as i can whether it be walking, wii games, exercise videos, etc.
- learn to eat/cook healthier!
-watch the portions

not a strict "program" i know, but it's something.

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Small town New England girl, here. Not exactly sure what I'm doing with my life after graduating from college with a degree in French. I'm hoping to get my Masters in social work in the future, but for now I am a para-educator at an elementary school and I love it!

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"What gets us into trouble is not what we don't know, it's what we know for sure that just ain't so."- A.G.

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WAYLAID
3/4/2013 12:04:07 AM

Thank you so much for your kind comment! Congrats on your wonderful news and on so many great things happening in your life. How exciting! I'm going to leave a message on your blog. So happy for you!



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ANGELAK85
1/28/2013 11:43:04 AM

How was your weekend?



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ANGELAK85
1/25/2013 3:06:47 PM

Don't stress about it :) just be happy with the time you are pregnant. Because if you end up worrying about everything, then after you have your baby you will think "man I wish I would have enjoyed my pregnancy more". I know, because I felt the same way with my first son. Just start posting side belly pics of yourself, and you will see the changes :)



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ANGELAK85
1/24/2013 9:37:45 PM

First off, congrats on being pregnant and I am sorry for your loss! I added you as a friend.
As for worrying about being big and being pregnant, do not worry about it too much. I was 255 when I get pregnant with my 2nd baby and both times I was pregnant I was worried I would just look fatter instead of pregnant. With my first I felt "fatter", BUT people knew I was pregnant. With my 2nd, I held a LOT of water with him so I was BIG and everyone clearly could tell I was pregnant and not just some fat chick. There is a difference in looks between someone who is pregnant and someone who is just getting bigger. Your stomach gets more round and hard, not flabby and fatty looking. It is normal for your Dr or whoever to only want you to gain 10lbs, that's how most people should be, but no one listens. After I had my son I was 265 so I gained only 10, but I gained 20 while pregnant with him. So as long as you eat good and lightly exercise you should lose as your baby gains so you won't gain too much. Don't stress about your weight and how you will look too much or you wont enjoy your pregnancy :)



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FITFORMYFAMILY
9/4/2012 2:08:41 AM

I really do miss you!



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