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Pushing myself to go where I have never been!

HELLO to all and anyone who may be looking at my page! Ahead of time I want to say CONGRATS and GOOD JOB for the journey you have or will take to a HEALTHIER you!

I started with SP on September 10, 2007 weighing 225 lbs, the most I have EVER been. My first son (who we tried for for 15 months born in 2007) was 6 months old and I lost all the weight I had gained within 2 months after having him. I snapped into reality and realized I wanted to live to watch him and any other siblings ...
HELLO to all and anyone who may be looking at my page! Ahead of time I want to say CONGRATS and GOOD JOB for the journey you have or will take to a HEALTHIER you!

I started with SP on September 10, 2007 weighing 225 lbs, the most I have EVER been. My first son (who we tried for for 15 months born in 2007) was 6 months old and I lost all the weight I had gained within 2 months after having him. I snapped into reality and realized I wanted to live to watch him and any other siblings he may have grow. I realized I had thus far luckily escaped the horrible amounts of health problems in my family. I knew I wanted to keep it that way. Growing up I had several health problems (according to dr's) but got away from them after childhood. I had a goal of losing 75 lbs which would bring me too the weight I was in highschool, which was 150 lbs. In 10 awesome wonderful hard work filled months I lost 71 lbs bringing me to 154 lbs. I then discovered I was pregnant with my second son (who we tried for for 2 months born in 2009). So weight loss got put on hold. After having him I eventually lost the baby weight, and reached my goal of 75 lbs lost! I then decided I wanted to have an ULTIMATE goal. A new push myself and get there goal. I decided 120 lbs is where I wanted to get to and would be my FINAL goal. I want 2013 to be my year to reach that and become a MAINTAINER!!! :) I am finding it difficult to lose this last bit of weight, it has been very slow and difficult. I am trying my hardest to be patient. In time I will succeed, because I have conquered SO many difficult things in my life I NEVER thought I could. I am trying and I WILL succeed just as you CAN and WILL do to! I will be running my 1rst BACK TO BACK 1/2 marathon this year!! When I run any races they will be listed below on what races and my times. I look forward to meeting new people on this wonderful lifelong journey along SPARKVILLE.

PLEASE feel free to message me, leave a comment, or contact me for ANYTHING. I am here to support you in any way I possibly can.

Take it a step at a time there are days I feel CUTE then days where I just feel like a big ol hippo and just feel worthless. BUT I do not give up! NEITHER should YOU! Thanks to all who have visited and I am here to complain to and feel your pain, because believe me MOST of us know how you feel. Just some of us have a hard shell. May GOD bless you with happiness! (with a little help from yourself) XOXOXO

Commitment Day 5k - Jan 1: Fun run w/ family!!
Running from an Angel 1/2 - Jan 12: 2:28:35 **16th place 20-29. Overall 118th place**
Women's Walkabout 10 miles - Jan 26:
Mardi Gras 10k - Feb 9:
Red Rock Canyon 1/2 - Mar 9:
Summerlin 1/2 - Apr 13:
Labor of Love 1/2 (Day 1) - April 20:
Labor of Love 1/2 (Day 2) - April 21:
Mom's Rock 10k - May 11:
Saints & Sinner 1/2 - Oct 26:

**Note: my lowest weight has been 133 lbs but because of letting go and falling off wagon I am no longer there. So I @ one point had lost 92 lbs. Now I am just working my way back to 133 and below to my ultimate goal of 120. Nothing I cant handle and wont make! ;)**

Goal Reaching Rewards: (From 165lbs)

155lbs - Dye my hair "reddish". (1rst time EVER!)
150lbs - Dress shoes.
145lbs - New outfit (skirt & dress shirt).
140lbs - Hair cut/styled (1rst time!)
135lbs - ?
130lbs - ?
125lbs - ?
120lbs - Skydive
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Member Since: 9/10/2007

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My Goals:
My goal is to reach 120 lbs, and become a MAINTAINER. That SIMPLE yet COMPLEX.

Run my 1rst ever back to back HALF marathon this year! Keep running, keep succeeding, keep being the AWESOME ME!! :)

My Program:
I log in my calories EVERYDAY. I stay with in my calorie range EVERYDAY. I make sure I do AT LEAST 30 mins of cardio a day, though my goal is 60 mins. I almost ALWAYS get 60 mins if not more. I TRY to do ST 3Xa week. (USUALLY/MOSTLY do it but you never know)

I do in-home dvd's, which include ALOT of Leslie Sansone walking, Biggest Loser, Tae Bo, Jillian Michaels, and The Firm. I have many of each and do different ones everyday sometimes several times a day. My collections just keep getting added to. :-D

I also run 3x's a week. I WILL be running races this year. A 5 K will be my first time..I am READY.

Personal Information:
My name is Jodymarie. My bday is June 1rst. I have a great husband Shawn whom I married in 2005. I graduated college as a Medical Assistant in 2005 as well. I have a son Izick Anthony born 3-17-07, and a son Gavin Nicholas born 3-26-09. I am italian and my email address is italianmomma@centurylink.net...You are more then welcomed to email me!

Other Information:
I love to be with my family, listen to music, read chicken soup books, and do puzzle books. Even though it is RARE I have time.

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CHEPRBYTHEDOZN
12/1/2014 12:04:01 PM

How are you???



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NICKILL1
10/31/2014 11:28:46 AM

You've come a long way hang in there!




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7/17/2014 6:24:41 AM

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TYKXBOY
10/22/2013 4:00:40 PM

Forgot to mention that I didn't do the half, which is why you didn't see me during the race. I did the 10k. Quit doing distance training for almost a year. Focused on strength training and short cardio for a while. So, this race worked into my training for my next half since I was scheduled for 8 miles that weekend, so I did the 10k plus an extra 2 mile warm up.



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