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My name is Abby and I have struggled with the constant ups and downs of my weight for the last 10 or 11 years. It seems that every time I finally succeed in getting my weight down to where I feel healthy and fit, some aspect of life, some excuse...something, always gets in the way and reverses the success I've gained. A co-worker just introduced me to this site and I'm hoping it will keep me on track and finally allow me to maintain my acheivements once I reach my goals. Part of my everyday challenge (both with weight loss and life in general) is my approach to everyday events. Therefore, my new motto is "Calm and Strong" to remind me to be strong mentally and physically, and to remain calm through life's ups and downs. I can't change everything around me, but I can change what I don't like about myself and I can change how I respond to life. I can remain Calm and Strong.

Member Since: 11/15/2011

Fitness Minutes: 1,375

My Goals:
1. Lose 50 lbs and maintain it.
2. Improve both my mental and physical health.
3. Find better balance between work and life.

My Program:
1. Attend Zumba at least once a week.
2. Spend more time with friends and family.
3. Find a new job.
4. Start tracking food and fitness again.

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"First say to yourself what you would be; and then do what you have to do." ~Epictetus

"Change yourself and fortune will change with you."
~Portugese Proverb

"Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow." ~Doug Firebaugh

"Be not afraid of growing slowly; be afraid only of standing still."
~Chinese Proverb

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