SMILINGTREE   17,624
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At my youngest daughter's graduation May 2012, with my husband and gorgeous girls.





A couple of years and about 30 pounds ago





This summer & a big part of why I am on Sparkpeople. Ick.



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It's time to take responsibility and put in the effort to reach my goals - personal and professional.
It's time to take responsibility and put in the effort to reach my goals - personal and professional.




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Member Since: 4/18/2010

SparkPoints: 17,624

Fitness Minutes: 15,561

My Goals:
-to continue learning about nutrition generally and about my own body specifically

-to continue building running endurance

-to be able to run 13.1 miles by November 12, 2011

-to build lean muscle mass

My Program:
I fast once or twice a week, eat a balance of carbs, protein and fat. I am working to steadily increase the amount of time I spend exercising each week.

Personal Information:
I have two daughters and a wonderful husband. We live in a shabby, happy house.

Other Information:
I'm a professional freelance writer, a gardener, a reader, and I'm always learning.

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Member Comments:
JILLYBEAN25
3/13/2015 6:58:25 PM

I'm glad my crazy ramblings resonated with you a bit! And made sense to boot! Hahahaha!

I'm a lot like you in that I don't want to be a specific weight or size... I just want to be able to live the life I want to live as easily as I can.



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JILLYBEAN25
3/9/2015 4:35:07 PM

I'm surviving. Right now that's all I can ask for! emoticon

How about you?



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JILLYBEAN25
2/16/2015 3:13:01 PM

Awesome!!! I hope we can get to the goal for Erin. Thank you for sharing it somewhere you're allowed to. ;-)



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MUSICALLYMINDED
1/16/2015 9:34:21 AM

Thank you for commenting on my blog about patience. I'm glad you liked it. :)



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KRISZTA11
1/11/2015 5:18:10 AM

Thank you for your thoughtful comment on my blog!
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I too consider myself a successful maintainer, thanks to my love for healthy eating and exercise. But in the last 2 years my weight had an upward trend and I really had to pay attention to push it back where I wanted to.
I think part of my response was silly, like cutting off walnuts and cheese from my morning snack and eating only the apple - sparing 200 planned calories so that I can have more impulse eating was really counterproductive.
Thank you for your support!
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