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Hi! I'm April. I am a busy mom of 7; the oldest will graduate from college in May 2013, and the youngest was born in Sept. 2010. I want to be happy in my skin again. My plan is to track what I eat, make healthy choices, and bump up my fitness.

I commit to:
*do some kind of daily exercise, at least 15 minutes
*workout heavily at least 3 days a week, doing a combination of strength training and continuing my 10K training
*log 10 miles a week running/walking
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Hi! I'm April. I am a busy mom of 7; the oldest will graduate from college in May 2013, and the youngest was born in Sept. 2010. I want to be happy in my skin again. My plan is to track what I eat, make healthy choices, and bump up my fitness.

I commit to:
*do some kind of daily exercise, at least 15 minutes
*workout heavily at least 3 days a week, doing a combination of strength training and continuing my 10K training
*log 10 miles a week running/walking
*log my food daily--increasing my freggies and fiber intake and stay within my caloric goals
*log my exercise daily and my weight by the deadline each week
*I will connect with my teammates, stopping in on at least one blog and the team page daily
*I will have fun!
Ready, set, GO!

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Member Since: 4/6/2009

My Goals:
I want to look good in my clothes and be able to feel good about buying a new swimsuit!

New "after baby" starting weight as of July 14, 2011: 207

First goal: get below pre-pregnancy weight of 200!
Reward: new coffee travel cup.
SUCCESS! 8/5/2011

Ticker goal: 10% GONE bringing me to 186.
Reward: New purse/bag I LIKE
SUCCESS! 10/20/2011

Down to 174 Reward (out of "obese" BMI range): Manicure and pedicure!

Down to 165
Reward: SHOPPING SPREE!

Down to 150!
Reward: Something sexy from VS

Down to 140! Goal weight!
Reward: Go on a vacation with my hubby and wear a sexy swimsuit!



My Program:
NEW YEAR! NEW STATS!
Saturday Weigh-In's and Weekly Miles
Jan. 18--202# 2mi
Jan. 25 199# 8 mi
Feb. 1
Feb 8
Feb 15
Feb 22 198#
Mar 1
Mar 8
Mar 15
Mar 22
Mar 29 *did I hit goal of 174 by end of march???
Apr 5
Apr 12
Apr 19
Apr 26
May 3
May 10
May 17
May 24
May 31
Jun 7
Jun 14
Jun 21
Jun 28
Jul 5
Jul12
Jul19
Jul26
Aug 2
Aug 9
Aug 16
Aug 23
Aug 30
Sep 6
Sep 13
Sep 20
Sep 27
Oct 4
Oct. 11
Oct. 18
Oct 25
Nov 1
Nov 8
Nov 15
Nov 22
Nov 29
Dec 6
Dec 13
Dec 20
Dec 27
WHERE AM I AT?!


Personal Information:
I live in SE MN on a small farm. My dh and I have 7 kids who keep us hopping. Our kids are the best!!! I love to garden and play piano. Last summer my family built a new raised bed garden, toning it down from my 1/2 acre. The new garden was awesome and do-able! We also raise our own beef and chickens. I love living in the country!!!

Other Information:
I can do all things through Christ Jesus who strengthens me. Phil 4:13

Do not worry about anything. But in all things, with prayer and supplication, make your requests known to God.
Phil 4:6

Pray, hope, and don't worry.
~St. Padre Pio

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OTEN36
1/23/2014 12:36:20 AM

I love the spark tracker. It gets you very involved in the process of it all and makes you want to get those numbers higher.
I can't see me without one ever again.
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OTEN36
1/23/2014 12:02:52 AM

Just fluffed up my page but noticed the weekly wt in we did before...
Be right back and I'll add that also.
I'm going to use Sunday as my weigh in though to keep in with SP week switch over.




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SUNFLOWERGAL40
12/31/2013 10:48:47 AM

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The new year unfolds
like pages in a book
yet to be written,
bringing hope
and endless possibilities.
Praying God's love shines bright in your new year and His blessings overflow. Let's make 2014 our healthiest yet!
Hugs and blessings, Leisa
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12/1/2013 7:58:19 PM

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Happy happy December! Let's make it a December dedicated to making healthy choices day in and day out! Let's make it a December dedicated to relaxing and enjoying the season! Sending hugs and blessings, Leisa
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SUNFLOWERGAL40
11/28/2013 10:49:02 PM

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