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September 29, 2012 :)



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Hey! :) My name is Sara and I'm 23. I am a college student at the moment, I have an AAS in Marketing and going for my BS in Psychology. After that I'll be going for my MA in Marriage and Family Therapy.

I've been overweight my entire life, I don't know a time when I was in a healthy weight range for my age. In high school I tried to lose weight but I just wasn't 100% serious about it then. And then in 2011, it finally hit me. I weighed in at 315 lbs, about 155 lbs more than I ...
Hey! :) My name is Sara and I'm 23. I am a college student at the moment, I have an AAS in Marketing and going for my BS in Psychology. After that I'll be going for my MA in Marriage and Family Therapy.

I've been overweight my entire life, I don't know a time when I was in a healthy weight range for my age. In high school I tried to lose weight but I just wasn't 100% serious about it then. And then in 2011, it finally hit me. I weighed in at 315 lbs, about 155 lbs more than I should be. My size 24 pants were starting to get a little tight and that was really my turning point.

So now I'm done. Done being obese. Done having to buy clothing in a special store or section. Done being the fat girl. Done hating how I look. Done with everything negative. I can do this! And this time I won't give up.

Other than my weight, I am absolutely loving life. I have a great family, friends and church who support me in everything. Having fun and laughing is a big part of my life, it keeps me in my regular happy and upbeat mood. :)

I love spark friends and talking to people, so feel free! :)

Check out my blog at: http://sbengschyearningformore.blogspot.co
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~Sara~
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Member Since: 9/21/2011

SparkPoints: 29,276

Fitness Minutes: 12,297

My Goals:
1. Get to a healthy weight (my goal is 160 lbs)
2. Feel good about myself with how I look and love myself for me
3. Stay positive about my weight loss
4. Never give up
5. Stay motivated
6. Don't sweat the small stuff
7. Strength train 3 days/week

Mini Goals:
1. Lose 15 lbs (under 300) MET
2. Lose 25 lbs (290) MET
3. Lose 31.5 lbs (283.5 - not extremely obese) MET
4. Lose 50 lbs (265)
5. Lose 65 lbs (250 - lowest adult weight)
6. Lose 75 lbs (240)
7. Lose 100 lbs (215 - not obese)
8. Lose 116 lbs (199 - under 200)
9. Lose 125 lbs (190)
10. Lose 135 lbs (180 - not over weight)
11. Lose 150 lbs (165)
12. Lose 155 lbs (160 - my ultimate goal!)

My Program:
I am doing oh so many things:
- Walking
- Random fitness DVD's
- Strength training
- Eat healthier options
- Never deprive myself, just eat things in moderation

Personal Information:
Born and raised in Wisconsin.
College Student
Church Attendee
Love baseball and football
Love working out
I've got amazing friends and family.
I have an amazing boyfriend.

Other Information:
10 Pounds: Met 10/30/11
20 Pounds: Met 1/11/12
30 Pounds: Met 3/24/13
40 Pounds: Met 4/13/14
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2012 Achievements:
Below 300 lbs
Size 22 pants

2013 Achievements:
Size 20 pants
Below 280 lbs

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Member Comments:
STARGIRL20
3/2/2014 7:57:10 PM

I was just reading the march goals on the 20-somethings with 100+ pounds to lose and noticed that you just got below the extremely obese mark. Congratulations! Keep up the good work! It just takes a lot of little lifestyle changes. You're doing a great job! Stick with it!



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CONFIDENTLY_FIT
2/14/2014 3:45:06 PM

Pretty, pretty pic!

Hope all is well! So exciting about the new job:)



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FLABTOFABWSANA
8/25/2013 11:49:46 PM

Hey beautiful! How is it going. I am trying to lose yet once again. Hoping to stick to it no matter WHAT this time.



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SHELLE13
8/21/2013 9:04:40 PM

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Happy Super Belated Birthday, Done Girl! Virtual cupcake, ZERO calories! Woot woot!
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HEIDIJO150
8/21/2013 4:38:36 PM

Hey! Haven't had an update on how things are going for you in quite a while. Hope all is well. emoticon



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