PRETTYPITHY   49,572
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Wearing shorts for the first time in FIFTEEN YEARS.










September 2009, the wake-up call picture. And that's not my baby! Not baby weight, just weight.



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Do stuff. Lose weight.

"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." -- Anais Nin


2006 -- Joined Sparkpeople
2009 -- Actually started using it! Lost 38 pounds.
2012 -- Had regained 30 pounds and turned back to Spark -- lost 70 pounds! Got within spitting distance of my goal.
2014 -- Regained 20 pounds.

So, where am I at now? I'm determined. I'm ferocious. I'm ready to keep banging my head against the ...
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." -- Anais Nin


2006 -- Joined Sparkpeople
2009 -- Actually started using it! Lost 38 pounds.
2012 -- Had regained 30 pounds and turned back to Spark -- lost 70 pounds! Got within spitting distance of my goal.
2014 -- Regained 20 pounds.

So, where am I at now? I'm determined. I'm ferocious. I'm ready to keep banging my head against the wall until I figure out what will work for me. I see now that it isn't enough to lose weight -- it has to be sustainable, you have to be able to keep it off. There is no magic recipe -- the formula for success is constantly changing. And I am determined to keep up.

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"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take."
--Wayne Gretzky

"Tough times never last, but tough people do."
--Robert H. Schuller

"You always pass failure on your way to success."
--Mickey Rooney

"Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up."
--Dean Karnazes

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Member Since: 12/2/2006

SparkPoints: 49,572

Fitness Minutes: 67,082

My Goals:
My ultimate goal is to be happy and healthy in all arenas of my life. Many people in my family have struggled with their weight and I hope to break free of the cycle and blaze my own trail. As of July 2013, I have lost 70 pounds!

My Program:
Dancing 6 days a week.
Strength Training 3 days a week.
Walking 2 to 4 miles a day.
I try to eat REAL FOOD, not merely food like substances.
I drink my water and try to get appropriate sleep.
I also actively seek to manage and reduce my stress through prayer, exercise and relaxation.

Personal Information:
I love all things artsy, from paintings to films to music. I graduated from law school in May of 2011. I love to swim, dance and walk by the beach. I love California and all of our wonderful beaches, forests, wines and cheeses. :)


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ZANYGIRL1
8/19/2014 5:39:14 PM

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☆ *:.:* No matter how slow you go,. *:.:* ☆
☆ *:.:* You are still lapping everybody *:.:* ☆
☆ on the couch!! ☆ NEVER GIVE UP!!!!!!!!!!!


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ZANYGIRL1
8/16/2014 7:52:24 AM

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(. ;..♥ Wishing you a wonderful day full of sunshine and love!!! ♥.:.)
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ZANYGIRL1
8/15/2014 5:37:10 PM

(.. . .`-::
*Our bodies can do anything,
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-:.... :-: It's our brains that we have to convince!!! :*'*:-::-

Hope you've had a great week!!

BE STRONG :*'*: BE FOCUSED :*'*: BE DETERMINED


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KAREN608
8/15/2014 10:38:37 AM

welcome to the team!!!



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ZANYGIRL1
8/13/2014 9:32:52 AM

Happy "Hump" day, Olivia, hope you're having an AWESOME week!!
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Determination today leads to
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-:.... :-:success tomorrow......... :*'*:-::-
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.♥.*' Quitting is NOT an option!!!!!!!!!.*

Let's keep this spirit alive, WE CAN MAKE IT THROUGH!!!!!!!!!


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