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Hawaii, July 28, 2012- 132 lbs.

Driving range date! 163 lbs.

BEFORE! September 2011, Nat: 170 sad lbs., Mike: 284 lbs.



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I am a full time grad student and part-time school librarian. I am going to lose the stupid 30 pounds that have been making me tug at my clothes and strategically pose in pictures for a decade.

Update: March 13, 2012- Down 22.5 pounds going into the Spring 5% Challenge! I am more fit, happier, wear a smaller size, and look forward to kicking this last 7.5 pounds in it's dumpy behind!!!

Update #2: May 14, 2012- down 33 pounds! I've exceeded my own expectations/dreams thanks to the Spark program & my amazing Sparkfriends! Currently working on Michelle Obama arms...

Update #3: Moved to Hawaii in July 2012, maintaining my weight within about 5 pounds. Embarking on the FastDiet tomorrow (9/15/13)! Blogs to come...

Final update: January 2, 2014- down 30 pounds from my original weight! I've kept these 30 pound OFF since June 2012. In 2014, I will learn to better maintain a healthy body and mind. Thank you all for your support!

Member Since: 1/10/2012

Fitness Minutes: 7,868

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I've lost +30 pounds, so now it's time to maintain a healthy weight and dedicate time everyday to strength training and helping others.

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Walking, biking, hiking, and enjoying fun active dates 6 days a week with my boyfriend, cooking and eating healthfully, and recording it (including pictures)!

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"If we are facing in the right direction, all we have to do is keep on walking."
Zen Proverb

Patience and the mulberry leaf becomes a silk gown.
Chinese Proverb

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