AMBERMAN09
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At my heaviest in college - January 2008 (239lbs)


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When I started college, I thought I was fat; At 5’10, I weighed in at about 163-167lbs. I would always consider working out or dieting, maybe even do a workout video for a couple days (a week tops) and then I’d quit. I was skinny enough to wear a bikini without shame, so losing weight or firming up was never a huge deal to me. Then, due to a lack of activity and a long summer filled with heavy eating, I put on eighty pounds in five months.

When I graduated college, I knew that all had to change. Over the course of about a year and a half, I lost all 80 of those pounds and I did almost all of it through counting calories (1,300 limit) with minimal exercise.

Then during the winter of 2011 I put back on about 15lbs. I went back to counting calories, making sure I got in at least 30 minutes of activity every day, but the scale wouldn't budge. Then I found myself in another relationship and I packed on 35 more pounds. THIRTY-FIVE!!! Yeesh. Writing that out feels gross but it needs to be said.

I started to eat clean and quickly shed 15lbs in two weeks only to then discover I was pregnant. Eeks! Now I have a beautiful baby boy and an additional 40lbs to lose. I know I can do it, though. Not just for me, but for him. I want to live the longest, healthiest life possible!


Member Since: 7/27/2007

Fitness Minutes: 6,318

My Goals:
1. Run a mile without stopping.

2. Pick my outfit based on my mood, not the self-conciousness I have regarding my tummy.

3. Prove to myself I can do it. I chatter on and on about how strong I am, now's the time I prove it to myself and everyone else.

5. Fit into size 9 jeans.


My Program:
I do my best to stick to my calorie limit while hitting all my other nutritional goals.

I also strive to average 45 minutes of exercise a day (approx. 1,350 minutes/month).



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My name is Amber. I'm a mother to a beautiful baby boy who inspires me every day to wake up smiling.


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  • v DARKBEAUTY80
    Thank you so much for your comment and encouragement on my blog post! I'm adding you as a friend! emoticon emoticon
    1317 days ago
  • v PIXIE-LICIOUS
    "What we do today, right now, will have an accumulated effect on all our tomorrows."
    - Alexandra Stoddard
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    Thank you for commenting on my blog, "The F Word." I appreciate the support and encouragement. Have a great weekend!
    Hugs,
    Pixie
    1323 days ago
  • v FELFANTASY29
    I'm new to the springfield team and noticed that you are one of the team leaders...What happened to all of the members? emoticon
    1333 days ago
  • v TX.PATRICIA
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    1535 days ago
  • v CBAILEYC
    Thanks for the friend add Amber - I've returned in kind. You've done so great and you look absolutely gorgeous! Congrats on your success - I hope it rubs off on me!
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    1854 days ago
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