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Hi,

My name is Angelica. A friend told me about SparkPeople so I decided to give it a try as I seriously need to lose some weight and get more fit.

I have 3 fabulous teenage boys who are the light in my life. My oldest son graduated in 2008. My middle son graduates in May 2010 and I also have a freshman!! Wow..where does the time go???

I am a full time college student and just earned my Associates Degree in Business Administration. I am continuing on ...
Hi,

My name is Angelica. A friend told me about SparkPeople so I decided to give it a try as I seriously need to lose some weight and get more fit.

I have 3 fabulous teenage boys who are the light in my life. My oldest son graduated in 2008. My middle son graduates in May 2010 and I also have a freshman!! Wow..where does the time go???

I am a full time college student and just earned my Associates Degree in Business Administration. I am continuing on to earn my Bachelors with an emphasis in Human Resource Management. In addition, I work full time. It doesn't leave much family time or exercise time but I am trying to make exercise a priority!

I really like to scrapbook (mostly digi), read, sew, cross-stitch, and belly dance. I also love wasting time on my computer. What I mostly end up doing, however, is studying a lot!
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Member Since: 5/9/2007

SparkPoints: 2,038

Fitness Minutes: 690

My Goals:
My most immediate goal is to work on my McDonald's addiction!! It's so hard!!

My 2nd most immediate goal is to start exercising regularly, even if it is just a few minutes a day to begin with.

My Program:
5/17/2008:
I am trying to get to the gym 3 times a week right now. School is not in session so it is a bit easier. I hope that once I get the habit established over the summer, I will be able to more easily continue once the semester starts again n the fall.

I currently do about 30 minutes of cardio on an elliptical glider. Once that is done, I head downstairs to the weight room.

I really enjoy doing weights and have hit on a combo of machines and free weights. I don't like doing arm exercises on the machines so that is where I do free weights. I try to get in 30-45 minutes of weigh lifting after my cardio.

Personal Information:
I am a life long Alaskan and currently work and go to school full time. I just completed my 2nd year back at college as an older student. I am very motivated to get good grades and am hoping that the support found here will help me get as motivated to lose weight!

I will be hitting 40 this year and the reality of aging it really setting in!! I need to get more healthy and I need to do it NOW before my metabolism slows down even more.

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UNSURE
9/7/2009 5:42:26 PM

Drop by to let you know that I love your profile picture. Thanks for picking it.



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MEREMOM
9/2/2008 2:10:39 PM

Thank's for the comment on my blog. I was starving and got Taco Bell for lunch but will watch my intake for the rest of the day. I should have a couple of hours tonight between work and activities to grocery shop. I'll have to get "easy foor" for the rest of the week since I will not be home at night and will need to pack all of my food for the day in the morning. Lots of fresh fruit (I've been missing my fruit) & veggies for snacking!!!

Thanks for the support!



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TMZUCKER
8/7/2008 7:59:59 PM

Thanks for the goodie and comment! Tomorrow I'm going to force myself to drink that water no matter what! My water jug is in my bag waiting for tomorrow.



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LAURPUD
7/31/2008 5:41:21 PM

Hi ANGELICA,
Welcome to the Team! One thing you can do to add exercise to your incredibly busy schedule is to shimmy at your desk. I'm not a student, but I DO have a desk I'm chained to. I'm often asked if I need the bathroom or if I have a treadmill back there. I smile & think about the calories that I'm burning. It's not a lot, but it adds up, especially since I try to always be in motion: swaying in line at the bank, rocking in my chair at the computer, etc. It adds up! See you on the boards, Lauri



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PSALM22
7/31/2008 3:34:09 PM

Welcome to the Alaska team! I look forward to your participation in our challenges and discussion threads.

About McDonald's. I restrict my visits to specific events. After fasting for blood tests I will indulge in a bacon, egg & cheese biscuit and a hash brown. And if I have to rush to a meeting after work, I will get a regular cheeseburger and apple pie. And that's it!



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