MRSANNIEBRANDT   9,087
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August 2013: 199 lbs





9/7/13 Dirty Girl Mud Run: after pic (201 lbs)





THE BEFORE pic. @280. The one that made me realize how unhealthy and heavy I was.



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Hi! I'm Annie and Ive been a Sparker off and on Since 2009. I lost 80 pounds in the first 18 months before my wedding in 2011 and I felt great. It's now 2015 and I'm noticibly carrying around 20 of those pounds again. I got complacent and lazy and I have no one else to blame. I know what I should be doing, I know how to do it, and I sure know I feel a heck of a lot better doing it. That's why I'm here. Good luck fellow Sparkers!
Hi! I'm Annie and Ive been a Sparker off and on Since 2009. I lost 80 pounds in the first 18 months before my wedding in 2011 and I felt great. It's now 2015 and I'm noticibly carrying around 20 of those pounds again. I got complacent and lazy and I have no one else to blame. I know what I should be doing, I know how to do it, and I sure know I feel a heck of a lot better doing it. That's why I'm here. Good luck fellow Sparkers!




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Member Since: 1/23/2013

SparkPoints: 9,087

Fitness Minutes: 3,581

My Goals:
Lose weight and build muscle while working on flexibility. I want to feel and be healthier and be able to maintain it.

My Program:
Portion control first and foremost! I can not stress that enough. And Moderation. I dont really believe in deprivation and cutting away things. It only leads to bingeing and cravings. Theres almost always a healthier version of what you want or even easier, a smaller portion.

Cardio - currently working on 5k training -2015

Strength training with free weights. Must build muscle, will burn fat!

Personal Information:
I am 32 years old and live in Hillsboro MO. I am married to an amazing man and we have two crazy Chihuahua's and three frogs. I make my living working in an office sitting on my butt in front of a computer but would rather be outside. I'm a country/mountain girl at heart. I LOVE music (all kinds all the time), books, watching old movies, funny sitcoms, good wine, dark chocolate, bonfires, fishing, farming, collecting shoes, and being crafty.

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My fave HEALTHY places:
http://www.self.com/
http://www.eatingwell.com
http://www.sparkpeople.com/resource/mo
tivation_articles.asp?id=729
http://www.discovergoodnutrition.com/
http://workouts.self.com/


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SONGWRITER8
1/16/2014 6:11:03 AM

Welcome to "Insanity for the Ladies" team ! This is a great program and you will definitely see results. We post tips almost every day, inspiration and fun emoticons and always open to questions and advice. My best advice: Push "play" every day, drink lots of water, get lots of deep breaths during the workout, alter the moves when you need to in order to protect your knees and back. It's tough, but you can do it ! I'm 48 and have done it 3 times this year. Let me know any way we can help !



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KRYS210
11/14/2013 4:39:38 PM

Welcome to the 10K Steps a Day team! Looking forward to getting to know you. Spark research has shown that people who use the threads and posts tend to lose more weight on average than those who do not. So what are you waiting for? Start posting and get your weight loss going!

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BARBIEE52
11/1/2013 11:32:20 PM

Hi Annie,
Hi!
Welcome to the Partnership Accountability to the Finish Line team! We are happy to have you with our team. Please feel free to introduce yourself to the team, if you have not already done so. Be sure to read the thread: Click Here: To help find a partner and learn what to do next". It will help you find someone who has similar goals, likes, dislikes, or someone close to your age if you prefer. You will both be able to support, encourage, and just be there for each other, while on your way in reaching your goals.

If you need help finding someone or help of any kind, please let me know, as I am here to help you in anyway I can. Hope you enjoy and are able to achieve your goals on this team or any others you might join.

Have a great day!!
Barb
Co-leader of Partnership Accountability to the Finish Line
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RUNHAPPEE
10/20/2013 12:02:46 PM

Hey there! How are things going?

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LAMOURA
8/19/2013 6:05:12 PM

Hi a while back you had wanted to know what ACE HIIT was like? Well I really like it!! Its a great series!! She pushes you hard and its fun!! Sorry it took me so long to get back to you on that workout but I was doing JNL Fusion. Hope you have an awesome day!! emoticon



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