STRONGERLEANER   94,602
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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


Current Status:
STRONGERLEANER is plotting a visit to Chipotle this week for a burrito bowl.
set 19 hours ago


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Member Since: 3/1/2010

SparkPoints: 94,602

Fitness Minutes: 25,932

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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Member Comments:
BESSHAILE
3/19/2014 7:28:02 AM

Hey there, thank you for the blog love. And would you believe - that snow is almost all gone now. How I wish we could box it up and save it for August - when we need it.



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MENEAK74
3/16/2014 10:30:30 AM

Thank you for the well wishes!



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THEMFOLK
3/15/2014 1:30:51 PM

Thank you so much for visiting and commenting on my blog. I really appreciate the support and encouragement, and hope that what I had to say is helpful and encouraging for you, too.

Please consider yourself welcome to visit any time. I often don't know where I'm going with it when I sit down to write, but I always end up somewhere. lol



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BESSHAILE
3/14/2014 3:58:34 AM

Thank you for the kind words on my blog How Close is Close Enough. Those two brains sure keep me on track.

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WISHFULDREAMING
3/13/2014 11:34:30 AM

thank you for the comment on my blog post.



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