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7-16-2011: Me & Johnny at our 6 year anniversary dinner! 190 lbs. John says his head looks fat =/





The Color Run 5k -- Feb 2, 2013



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Kristen's 50 lb Challenge!

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“The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.”
~ Oprah Winfrey

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Written January 2009 -- Ever since I can remember, I've never felt like the skinny girl. Even when I was nearly 100 lbs skinnier in high school, I felt like a cow compared to my thin friends. After gaining some weight towards the end of high school, I felt even worse. I lost about 15 lbs on weight ...
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“The big secret in life is that there is no big secret. Whatever your goal, you can get there if you’re willing to work.”
~ Oprah Winfrey

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Written January 2009 -- Ever since I can remember, I've never felt like the skinny girl. Even when I was nearly 100 lbs skinnier in high school, I felt like a cow compared to my thin friends. After gaining some weight towards the end of high school, I felt even worse. I lost about 15 lbs on weight watchers before I went to college, but when I met my beautiful and thin college roommate (who is still one of my best friends) over six years ago, it was what you might call: another ego-crushing moment!

Why is it that people always need to compare themselves to others? I suppose it is only human nature. In six years I have gained ~60 lbs and a lot more neuroses, but in some ways I couldn't be happier. I have a wonderful boyfriend, I live in one of the coolest cities in the world and I am alive! I joined this site to try to help myself change myself... not so I can look like a Hollywood celebrity, or even look like my best friend. From now on I am only going to compare myself to myself. Setting tangible, realistic goals, and only hoping to become a better me. Not a better somebody else.




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Member Since: 1/19/2009

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Fitness Minutes: 44,859

My Goals:
GOAL 1: 10 lbs lost
REWARD: MOVIE DATE
GOAL MET 6/4/09 (saw "The Hangover")

GOAL 2: 15 lbs lost
REWARD: FRUIT BOWL w/BANANA HOOK
GOAL MET 7/16/09

GOAL 3: 20 lbs lost
REWARD: HR MONITOR
GOAL MET 4/17/10... can we say "FINALLY"??? John rewarded me with the HRM for Christmas... nearly 4 months before I finally lost this weight!

GOAL 4: 25 lbs lost
REWARD: COVER FOR MY KITCHENAID
GOAL MET 6/17/10

GOAL 5: 30 lbs lost
REWARD: WEEKEND TRIP
GOAL MET 8/14/10 (trip happened the week before)

GOAL 6: 35 lbs lost
REWARD: NEW BRA!

GOAL 7: 40 lbs lost
REWARD: NEW PURSE!

GOAL 8: 50 lbs lost
REWARD: NEW WARDROBE

My Program:
-Find FUN and effective cardio programs AT LEAST 4x a week
-Strength training 3x a week
-Stay in my daily calorie/fat/sodium/etc. range

Personal Information:
I'm from Philadelphia, but I currently live in Los Angeles with my boyfriend, John.

5'6" on a good day.

Other Information:
I love to bake. My dream is to own my own bakery one day.

Visit my blog to learn more about me and see some of my recipes! http://kristenpraz.blogspot.com


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WALLAHALLA
7/4/2014 12:44:32 AM

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6/24/2014 4:14:59 PM

Welcome to the Starfish Team!
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6/24/2014 12:16:14 PM

I signed back up for the 5% challenge, but didn't make it onto the starfish team! THIS is the time I make that 5% !!



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