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July 14, 2010, still a few pounds to lose and still muscle to gain








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My Health Journey

**After surpassing my goal, I have now gained back EVERY bit of weight I lost and more.

I'm working on taking better care of myself again. My goal is to be as healthy as I can. It's frustrating to be back at the larger size but I know that I can do better. I've got to manage stress better and make the commitment to consistently CHOOSE health over comfort.

Trying to make lasting changes in 2014.

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**After surpassing my goal, I have now gained back EVERY bit of weight I lost and more.

I'm working on taking better care of myself again. My goal is to be as healthy as I can. It's frustrating to be back at the larger size but I know that I can do better. I've got to manage stress better and make the commitment to consistently CHOOSE health over comfort.

Trying to make lasting changes in 2014.

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I joined SparkPeople on March 1, 2010. While recovering from badly broken bones, tibia/fibula, I managed to become stronger, leaner, and healthier.

With hard work and with the help of Spark People, I lost over 20 pounds.

Previous Goals:
1. Heal from broken leg enough to walk without crutches.
Achieved March 5, 2010

2. Gain strength and stamina to be able to walk a 25 min mile.
Achieved approx. March 10, 2010

3. Gain strength and stamina to be able to walk a 20 min mile.
Achieved March 24, 2010

4. Gain stength and stamina to be able to walk a 15 min mile.
Achieved 05/12/2010


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Member Since: 3/1/2010

SparkPoints: 119,538

Fitness Minutes: 29,201

My Goals:
My goals are to become stronger, leaner, and healthier through exercise, good nutrition, and sound health choices.

For 2014
Participate in a 5K

Run an entire 5K

Be able to run a 12 min mile

Be able to run faster than a 12 min mile

Run in a longer race (8K, 10K)

Decide if I may want to run an Half Marathon

My Program:
I'm eating more fruits and vegetables, consuming less sugar.

Cardio:
1. 200 mins per week.

2. On rest days, do some type of activity for at least 10 minutes, even if it's marching in place.

Strength Training:
5 times per week.

Personal Information:
I live in the Southern United States. I like to read, write, knit, crochet and I'm interested in photography and genealogy.

I'm married with one child.

I used to be a creative person but I think I tried to be more "normal." I'm working on bringing out that side of myself again.

Other Information:
Like everyone else, I'm a work-in-progress.

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CAREN_BLUEJEANS
9/1/2014 11:18:55 PM

Thank you for your comment on my blog "Unquitting" I really appreciate knowing your got my back.



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ALEX_V
8/1/2014 12:46:44 PM

"Beautiful Person Award"

You are the recipient of the Beautiful Person Award!!

Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the page of 8 people who deserve it. If you receive more than 3, you know you're really beautiful! If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out.

Again, Congratulations Beautiful!



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COWARDLYLION59
7/3/2014 12:34:51 PM

Hi there and thank you ever so much for the drop-by on my blog. Hope you have a wonderful weekend.



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GHETTA
6/16/2014 4:58:02 PM

Thank you for commenting on my blog and showing me that you are glad that I am feeling better. Positive energy is what fuels me. You are so right about getting nutrition down as a must in weight loss. I see now that I can go a little while without exercise, but I really need to pay attention to my intake if I want to lose weight. It was a hard lesson to learn, but I think that I get it now! Thank you for always being a source of support and inspiration for me! emoticon



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KWILLI43
6/13/2014 8:26:18 AM

Thank you for commenting on my blog Emerald Sizzling Summer Slimdown - Day 1. Thanks for the support!!




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