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Eight years, Still going Strong!

It is hard for me to believe but it has been 8 years since I found SparkPeople.
I have changed so much in that time that I am truly a different person. Eight years ago I was almost 200 lbs and only 5'3" and could barely walk my dog around the block. Now I regularly walk my dog a couple of miles, face down my elliptical on regular basis, and so much happier. I have made some really awesome friends in that time that have helped every step of the way. I hasn't always been easy and I ...
It is hard for me to believe but it has been 8 years since I found SparkPeople.
I have changed so much in that time that I am truly a different person. Eight years ago I was almost 200 lbs and only 5'3" and could barely walk my dog around the block. Now I regularly walk my dog a couple of miles, face down my elliptical on regular basis, and so much happier. I have made some really awesome friends in that time that have helped every step of the way. I hasn't always been easy and I haven't always stuck to the plan. I have lost weight and gained weight, but I still keep trying. I still learn from my mistakes.

I have done several 5% Challenges in my time here (I actually lost count), most of them I have been the Challenge Leader for the Starfish team. As the challenge leader I have to make sure the tracking thread is correct, so it makes sure that I am active and sparking on a regular basis. I hope that I can motivate others to keep with it.

When I am not Sparking, I am working as a full-time Environment, Health, and Safety professional for a chemical company, walking with awesome walking partners (my husband and my dog, Tucker), reading either a book or on my kindle , listening to music (especially Alt. Rock), or hanging with my friends. I am a huge Phillies fan, even when they are doing bad, and try to get to a couple of game every year.
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Member Since: 4/9/2008

SparkPoints: 139,038

Fitness Minutes: 105,519

My Goals:
To be healthy

5% Challenge Goals
1. To loss 8 lbs during the challenge
2. To log my food everyday
3. To record my exercise on the Starfish board everyday
4. To help the Starfish be the top team!
5. To visit at least 1 teammates page every day.

My Program:
1. control my portion size
2. drink my water
3. walk more
4. exercise most days of the week.

Personal Information:
I am currently living in the Lehigh Valley, PA wiht my DH and Doxie, Tucker.

Other Information:
I love reading paranormal Stuff and outdoor activities when the weather cooperates.

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DIANEBFIT
4/30/2016 11:54:39 AM

Down a pound this week - hooray for you! emoticon



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DIANEBFIT
4/30/2016 11:54:35 AM

Down a pound this week - hooray for you! emoticon



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BOLDLYVENTURE
4/29/2016 10:34:02 AM

I left the Starfish- good luck to you all



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JEANKNEE
4/11/2016 2:36:35 PM

emoticon Congratulations on hanging tough during Week 2 and maintaining.



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DIANEBFIT
4/9/2016 9:00:39 PM

Happy Sparkaversary! That is really awesome. So nice to see how far you've come. emoticon



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