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My name is Andra and I haven't been on Spark since before I was pregnant with son #2 and since having to juggle 2 boys and a husband I've lost my motivation for everything that Spark meant to me. This next journey will be a different one since losing lbs was my main focus before children now my main focus will be finding peace within.

I'm currently at my heaviest and I'm aware of this but the whole year of 2016 has been physically painful. My achilles on my right foot just throbs with pain usually every day and some days are worse than others. I need to see my doctor but I haven't put myself first to do this and I feel like that is problem #1. It's been rough all year but I remain as positive as possible for my family and I will continue to make changes to help myself so I can be there for my loved ones.

Here's to another crooked road to health!!

Member Since: 9/2/2009

Fitness Minutes: 24,454

My Goals:
Joined Spark 9/2/09 (start weight 282) - here were my previous goals that were met:
20 lbs lost - met 12/9/09
50 lbs lost - met 8/27/10
65 lbs lost - met 12/15/10

My Program:
Exercise program - TBD

Log in food/water daily - stay in a range of 1500-1900 cal/day.
Drastically reduce sodium and sugar intake.

Limit processed food and eat more whole foods, cook at home, stay away from fast food.

Personal Information:
38 years young
Married for 11 years
2 sons (ages 2 & 5)
Winnie - our cute doggy
We live in El Cajon, CA

Other Information:
Personal quote: "It doesn't matter where you start, it only matters where you end up"

"Stop living life for what's around the corner and start enjoying the walk down the street" - Grant Miller

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  • v AMY_1217
    For anybody interested in participating in a BLC, please go to my page and click the BL Spring Challenge ALL Teams team. You can join the all-teams page and put your name on the list for the Summer challenge! If you'd like to join my team, the Dazzling Diamonds, let me know and I'll get you signed up for our team!
    There are 10 teams, 24 team members each, and it's a 10 week challenge!
    Come join in the fun, meet some great people and work toward your goals!!!
    164 days ago
    Howdy Andra!!!

    I hope you and your family are doing great!! I noticed your are racking up the fitness minutes! YAY for you!!

    Have a great weekend!!

    1325 days ago
    Thanks for commenting on my "Time to get uncomfortable" blog. I really appreciate the support and encouragement. :)

    Hope you are doing great!!!

    1342 days ago
  • v 40_4ME4FAMILY
    What a beautiful family! Your lo is a doll :-) I can't believe how big she is! It's been a struggle getting back into the right mind frame, but I think I'm there! Taking it slow and really working back into it, understanding there are some big differences. Let's do this!
    1383 days ago
    Hi Andra,

    Stopping by to see how you are doing. :) Know that you are loved and worth it. I think those two thoughts may be the most powerful mantras that we need to tell ourselves.

    Hope you enjoyed your weekend and are ready to tackle this week.

    Smile and have a fabulous day!!!

    1414 days ago
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