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This fat girl's days are numbered! LOL! -2013

A month and a half in, I can see a difference.

October 2016


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I joined SparkPeople. Which was back in 2013. A lot of things have changed since then and I guess I should change my page because visitors think I still have the defeated attitude I had when I first started. Not at all! I still worry about my hair but I still get my workout in and have to take extra care because that's where I sweat the most and I sweat A LOT. I like keeping these pictures because it reminds me of where I started from. I probably need to add some updated pictures so people can see I haven't completed my main goal which is to lose 100 pounds but I have lost about 70 lbs in the process. I did run that 5k in under an hour and I still try to run as much as I can. I'm still working on my degree and recently started a new job so time is precious and I workout when I can but I still log my meals everyday.

Member Since: 4/14/2013

My Goals:
My goal is to train for a 5k and actually learn to like exercising again. -2013 Achieved

To continue working out despite my crazy school and work schedules. -2017

My Program:
I've got a program through my medical provider, who is actually sponsoring the training. -2013

Walking and running on the treadmill, 21 Day Fix Extreme, and free weights. Gotta stay toned. -2017

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My husband and I are doing this program together but he's a little bit of a "workout bully" which is the one thing that gets me UN-motivated. I just hope we can do this and still remain best friends... -2013

My husband needs knee replacement surgery but the doctor says he's too young. He still tries to workout but not as hard. He's not so much a "workout bully" anymore but he prefers for us to workout together. We're still best friends. -2017

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I work full time and I'm a student at the Univeristy of Michigan-Dearborn so my time is very tight and limited. I am a believer in Jesus Christ and it's going to take HIM and a host of angels to help me make it through this program and reach my goals. -2013

This hasn't changed. Next year at this time I will have completed my degree. GO BLUE!!

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  • v MAGICAL13
    You have been Carolled emoticon
    "The Marvelous Toy"

    When I was just a wee little lad full of health and joy,
    My father homeward came one night and gave to me a toy.
    A wonder to behold, it was, with many colors bright,
    And the moment I laid eyes on it it became my heart's delight.

    It went "zip" when it moved and "bop" when it stopped,
    And "whirr" when it stood still.
    I never knew just what it was and I guess I never will.

    The first time that I picked it up, I had a big surprise,
    For right on its bottom were two big buttons that,
    Looked like big green eyes.
    I first pushed one and then the other, and then I twisted its lid,
    And when I set it down again, this is what it did:


    It first marched left and then marched right,
    And then marched under a chair.
    And when l looked where it had gone, it wasn't even there.
    I started to sob and my daddy laughed, for he knew that I would find,
    When l turned around, my marvelous toy, chugging from behind.


    Well, the years have gone by too quickly, it seems,
    I have my own little boy.
    And yesterday I gave to him my marvelous little toy.
    His eyes nearly popped right out of his head,
    And he gave a squeal of glee.
    Neither one of us knows just what it is,
    But he loves it, just like me.

    It still goes "zip" when it moves, "bop" when it stops,
    And "whirr" when it stands still.
    I never knew just what it was,
    And I guess I never will.
    I never knew just what it was,
    And I guess I never will.
    1 day ago
    emoticon on your week 1 weight loss
    5 days ago
    Hello, I am a fellow Golden Phoenix! I am looking forward to getting to know my teammates and have added you as a friend.
    Have a great day!
    18 days ago
    emoticon Hi and happy hump day! emoticon Just wanted to swoop by and say I am looking forward to meet you and get to know you emoticon in the next couple of weeks on the Golden Phoenix Challenge team emoticon Let's get in there and sweat together emoticon but keep our hair looking gorgeous emoticon . See you there emoticon
    19 days ago
  • v JCOLEMAN15
    Happy Monday! emoticon Hope you will have an emoticon Monday ahead and a great resting week prior to the challenge next week. emoticon emoticon
    21 days ago
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