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Oliver b2009

Sylvester (4 months) and Oliver (2 yrs)





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Hello! My name is Annette and I have a LONG way to go. I have 3 cats: Oliver, Sylvester, and Oscar.

If I don't get this weight off, I might not be around to care for them. And the one thing I've believed in all my life is that when I adopt a critter it is a life-long commitment. I don't give them away when I move. I don't abandon them on the street. I care for them their entire lives. So the prospect of not being able to fulfill that weighs (no pun intended) heavily on my mind.

But cats are my favorite thing in the world as you probably know by now if you've been to my Spark page at all. So this is now my plan!

Ten days ago, I began a serious lifestyle change. I began truly planning meals, cooking and eating at home all the time. I haven't been perfect, but things are going fairly well. I'm learning some significant things about myself and about meal planning.

Member Since: 6/26/2009

Fitness Minutes: 2,547

My Goals:
I decided about 2 months ago that if I wanted to change my life, I had to change my lifestyle.
My goals are to eat at home and become more active and learn to cook.

My Program:
I am doing water aerobics every day - 30 min right now but consistently.
My program is to change my lifestyle of constantly eating out, and start eating at home.
I've been working on keeping my life and house organized so I can keep up with cooking/packing lunches and eating healthy.

Personal Information:
I'm a musician/private music teacher. I have a Bachelor of Music Degree from WVU - "Go Mountaineers!", and a Master of Arts from The Ohio State University - "Go Bucks!"
During the day, I work as a telecom analyst.
I'm a WV Native - my heart belongs in WV...but I live in Central Ohio.

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from What Dreams May Come - those things people say are impossible are "just what they've never seen before!"

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    "Beautiful Woman Award! Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the wall of 8 women who deserve it. If you receive more than 3, you know you're really beautiful! If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out"

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    2287 days ago
    Thanks for the comment on my sparkpage. I was going to change the background but I also like to look at it and think SPRING. I can look out the windows and see snow so don't want it on my page.

    It was below zero here this morning also, which is below the norm for us here. I love outside of Philly near the DE border. I did grow up in Maine so should be use to this!

    Have a great day and snuggle with those kitties!

    hugs....Mary Anne
    2287 days ago
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    Taking a moment to wish you a wonderful "New Year" that is filled with good health, healthy eating and lots of happiness. Thank you for continuing to support me on my long weight loss journey~~just know that I will always be there for you. Take care~~~Kelly

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    2310 days ago

    Just wanted to say hello and wish you a wonderful weekend!

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    LIFE is like an echo..............

    YOUR choices always come back to YOU!!!!!!!!!!

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    May you make healthy choices today so you are one step closer to a successful journey to your ultimate goal!

    Please "copy and paste" this message and pass it along to at least 5 of your Spark friends for a little mid-week motivation! Perhaps your post will help them continue leading a healthy lifestyle. Your words of encouragement and support could motivate them to keep fit through exercise and nutritious food choices!!!!!

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    2396 days ago
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