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September 2009, the wake-up call picture. And that's not my baby! Not baby weight, just weight.



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The Risk it Takes to Blossom

"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." -- Anais Nin


2006 -- Joined Sparkpeople
2009 -- Actually started using it! Lost 38 pounds.
2012 -- Had regained 30 pounds and turned back to Spark -- lost 70 pounds! Got within spitting distance of my goal.
2014 -- Regained 20 pounds.

So, where am I at now? I'm determined. I'm ferocious. I'm ready to keep banging my head against the ...
"And the day came when the risk to remain tight in a bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom." -- Anais Nin


2006 -- Joined Sparkpeople
2009 -- Actually started using it! Lost 38 pounds.
2012 -- Had regained 30 pounds and turned back to Spark -- lost 70 pounds! Got within spitting distance of my goal.
2014 -- Regained 20 pounds.

So, where am I at now? I'm determined. I'm ferocious. I'm ready to keep banging my head against the wall until I figure out what will work for me. I see now that it isn't enough to lose weight -- it has to be sustainable, you have to be able to keep it off. There is no magic recipe -- the formula for success is constantly changing. And I am determined to keep up.

Rewards

3 day nutrition streak: Done! New fragrance and soap
7 day nutrition streak: Eye brow make-up kit Done!
14 day nutrition streak: TBD
21 day nutrition streak: TBD
30 day nutrition streak (8/8/14): TBD

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"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take."
--Wayne Gretzky

"Tough times never last, but tough people do."
--Robert H. Schuller

"You always pass failure on your way to success."
--Mickey Rooney

"Run when you can, walk if you have to, crawl if you must; just never give up."
--Dean Karnazes

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Member Since: 12/2/2006

SparkPoints: 49,003

Fitness Minutes: 66,162

My Goals:
My ultimate goal is to be happy and healthy in all arenas of my life. Many people in my family have struggled with their weight and I hope to break free of the cycle and blaze my own trail. As of July 2013, I have lost 70 pounds!

My Program:
Dancing 6 days a week.
Strength Training 3 days a week.
Walking 2 to 4 miles a day.
I try to eat REAL FOOD, not merely food like substances.
I drink my water and try to get appropriate sleep.
I also actively seek to manage and reduce my stress through prayer, exercise and relaxation.

Personal Information:
I love all things artsy, from paintings to films to music. I graduated from law school in May of 2011. I love to swim, dance and walk by the beach. I love California and all of our wonderful beaches, forests, wines and cheeses. :)


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CRABADA
8/19/2014 8:40:27 PM

Hi You! Glad to see your face around these parts. :)

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☆ *:.:* You are still lapping everybody *:.:* ☆
☆ on the couch!! ☆ NEVER GIVE UP!!!!!!!!!!!


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8/15/2014 5:37:10 PM

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-:.... :-: It's our brains that we have to convince!!! :*'*:-::-

Hope you've had a great week!!

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8/15/2014 10:38:37 AM

welcome to the team!!!



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