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Love this picture, but at the same time hate it. Shows my "problem area" well.

Around the time of one of my lowest weights. The way I'm standing also helps make me look thinner :)

October 2009


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I've always been the "fat friend" and the one picked on for my weight, even when I wasn't that much bigger than everyone else. Around the age of 14 I started putting on a lot of weight. I'm an emotional eater and was going through a rough time, so I ate my way through it. Around 17 years old, I had knee surgery and used it as an excuse not to get any exercise, ate and gained more weight. By the time I graduated high school I weighed about 210 pounds.

I joined Weight Watchers with my mom right after graduation and lost about 20 pounds by the time I entered college that August. By Thanksgiving I had lost another 15-20.

I joined Sparkpeople with the hope that the freshmen 15, which I got as a Junior in 2006/2007, would be lost. I was successful in doing that, but ended up gaining the weight back when dating my ex in early 2009. My goal is to lose that weight, plus 10 more for my friends wedding in June 2010.

One of my lifetime goals is to travel the world. As of right now, I've visited 6% of the countries, mainly in Europe. My favorite right now is Norway. I would go back in a heartbeat. Ireland, England and Australia hopefuly next.

My overall goal to is to be fit, at a more healthy weight, and to be able to maintain that.

Member Since: 1/27/2007

Fitness Minutes: 49,783

My Goals:
To be fit and to be at a healthier weight.

My Program:
Eating the correct proportions

Not eating so much junk food (ie: ice cream run at 1am with the roommates)

Cardio and strength 3x a week for 20-30 minutes

Personal Information:
Name: Christina

Age: 27

Hometown: Plymouth, Massachusetts

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Interests: reading, drawing, traveling, ballroom dancing

Favorite Books: Rachel Morgan Series (Kim Harrison), early Anita Blake Series (Laurell K. Hamilton), Stephanie Plum Series, Hitcherhiker's Guide to the Galaxy Series, Demon In My View

Favorite Movies: Jurassic Park, Pirates of the Caribbean, X-Men

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