ATEY8KEZ   4,110
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I joined Spark People in 2009, took a long hiatus, and now I'm back with gusto. I was diagnosed with Type II diabetes a little over a year ago. My A1C back then was 6.5 and now, with a major lifestyle overhaul, I have lost 25 lbs and have gotten my A1C down to 5.3. I still want to lose about 40 pounds to reach my ideal weight, and am working on that.

On June 1, 2013, I ran my first 5k ever and plan to run another one soon. Because I've reached a plateau on weight loss, I am adding ...
I joined Spark People in 2009, took a long hiatus, and now I'm back with gusto. I was diagnosed with Type II diabetes a little over a year ago. My A1C back then was 6.5 and now, with a major lifestyle overhaul, I have lost 25 lbs and have gotten my A1C down to 5.3. I still want to lose about 40 pounds to reach my ideal weight, and am working on that.

On June 1, 2013, I ran my first 5k ever and plan to run another one soon. Because I've reached a plateau on weight loss, I am adding strength training into my workout routine and decreasing the amount of daily carbohydrates I eat. SparkPeople is a great way to track these goals and a wonderful place to come for support, motivation, and inspiration.
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Member Since: 10/20/2008

SparkPoints: 4,110

Fitness Minutes: 2,801

My Goals:
Drink 8 glasses of water a day.

Reach goal weight of 135.

Run another 5k.


Be healthy and fit!

My Program:
Eating balanced meals and snacks throughout the day.

Watching my carbs consciously.

No soda--mostly water, sometimes juice or tea.

Continue running C25k three times a week.

Strength train twice a week.



Personal Information:
St. Albans, WV

Other Information:
I live by these four agreements, which are based in Toltec wisdom:

1. Be impeccable with your word
2. Don't take things personally
3. Don't make assumptions
4. Always do your best

And of course, the greatest commandment, which encompasses everything: You shall love the Lord your God with all your heart, all your soul, all your strength, and all your mind.



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BARCLE
9/25/2012 11:59:29 PM

Hi and welcome to the Couch to 5k Group emoticon Have a super day emoticon



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GRIZ1GIRL
7/8/2012 2:08:14 PM

Over 10 lbs lost already--WOW! GOOD FOR YOU! Keep up the GREAT work! It's tough, but you're tougher....YOU CAN DO IT! :)
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EXCIRA
7/5/2012 9:48:20 AM

Thanks for the awesome friend add!

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MOMIN09
6/20/2012 9:34:57 AM

Welcome to 30 Somethings with 50-99 pounds to lose!



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CRYSTALLULLABY
4/13/2009 10:02:10 AM

Still thinking about you and hoping all is well.



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