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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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    Thanks for the goodie and support. I really appreciate it. Life has it's ups and downs and even though it's been a bit down, I'm keeping my head up and staying strong. I know this will pass and I'll be better for it!

    Enjoy your weekend!!!

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    1547 days ago
    I have been trying to soak in the hot tub after my swims, but I often forget, or simply don't do it because I have a REALLY hard time sitting still. *lol* There will be a whirlpool tub at the B&B this weekend, though, and I fully intend to use it. (A huge 2-person tub?! I might SLEEP in there! *lol*)
    1556 days ago
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    Ha, yes Life! Always getting in our way, huh?

    Speaking of life, how is the little one of yours?

    Holy cow, do I read that correctly? His 1st birthday was yesterday??? When did that happen?!! Little stinkers, need to stop growing so quickly!
    1559 days ago
  • v KEL_MB
    I seem to have to always go back to the beginning! Start what worked for me before. 15 minutes of exercise a day, tracking everything, losing only a pound or a pound and a half a week. That's what my body likes, and that's what my brain can handle! Minimal pressure so I can stay with it.

    How's the summer challenge going? I miss you all!
    1559 days ago
    So glad to see you hanging out in the chat thread!! I'm so LOVING this team.

    Hope you had a great weekend and are ready to ROCK this week!


    1560 days ago
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