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June photo, down from a size XL to M dress!



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At goal and setting new ones!

Been maintaining for a while, but ready to work towards a new goal. Always learning and working towards a healthier me!


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I've been 5 lbs from my goal weight for a while, but have accomplished so much! The biggest things that have helped me to get this far is eating the best that I can, tracking everything, and daily walking.
Here to lose weight to feel better about myself and be healthy. Been down this road before and really don't want to do it again so I am working very hard to make better choices when it comes to food and exercise.

My Major Motivation Points:
Personal Appearance: I want to:
�Wear a swim suit on the beach (and look good in it!)
�Firm up what I have
�Keep my thighs from rubbing
�Look better naked!
�Have my clothes fit better

Health & Fitness: I want to:
�Live longer
�Have more energy
�Climb stairs without being winded
�Not feel/get sick all the time
�Feel and be stronger

Friends, Family and Social Life: I want to:
�Play and be active with my kids
�Stick around to see my grandkids grow up
�Do more active things with my spouse/siginicant other

Everyday Signs and Situations: I want to:
�Be more confident in myself, with better self esteem
�Prove to myself that I can do it.

Member Since: 6/25/2013

Fitness Minutes: 15,901

My Goals:
Setting some mini goals or milestones that I am excited to reach!

199 by September 1st
Done! 08/30/2013

183.5 halfway mark
Done! 11/04/2013

180 by Thanksgiving
Done! 11/15/2013

173 no longer obese by
December 6th
Done! 12/13/2013

165 before 2014
Done! 01/16/2014

150s in February
Done! 02/05/2014

150 by May 1st
Done! 09/19/2014

148 no longer over

140 by 05/16/2016

My Program:
Update 02/04/2016
Eating more calories and focusing on macros.
Weights 4x week
Abs 2x week
Walking daily
HIIT 3x week

Update 07/31/2013- Avoiding both dairy and gluten now. Walking everyday.

Eating about 1200 calories a day with 3 meals and 2 snacks. Drinking lots of water and walking about 30 minutes most days. I weigh on Monday and Friday.

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Wife and mother who loves to take photos, enjoys the outdoors, and has many hobbies. I like photography, scrapbooking, knitting, crocheting, drawing, and painting.

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  • v SILVER_WOLF1221
    emoticon for stopping by my blog! I hope you're right about the pounds just visiting. So far it seems like they are starting to go away, but man was that gain outrageous. I really need to eat more fruits, don't normally have an issue with vegetables. I really appreciate your support and advice!

    Hope all is well!
    71 days ago
  • v KIKKI-G
    awe shucks! thanks for the photo comment. I have been going through a purple lipstick phase!! obsessing....
    I almost wasn't going to post the picture as I feel like my face is broken out due to a detox i just got least the toxins are leaving haha at least your compliment made me feel better about posting it! thanks girl xx
    72 days ago
    Love your dedication! Looking awesome!!
    74 days ago
    Thank you so much for the sweet word on my blog
    78 days ago
  • v SILVER_WOLF1221
    emoticon for stopping by my blog. You are definitely right about the pop causing bloating. I always feel it when I drink it, but man do I like the caffeine it gives me. We buy a lot of pop but I am not one of the primary drinkers of it, but I would like to eventually keep it out of the house. Baby steps for all those involved, haha. As for the meal prepping, I seriously love my crock pot. I did not know how much I would love it until I can put something in it in the morning and come home to a healthy hot meal and maybe even have extra for lunch for a couple days. emoticon

    Hope your week was great!
    80 days ago
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