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Hi I am Carol. I have been overweight since grade 12. Weight went on partially from meds and pregnancies while on those meds. But I am taking a NO EXCUSES attitude to my journey. With an upcoming trip and a family wedding in the future I find a renewed sense of motivation. I know I can do this....LET"S DO IT!
I have recently received my license to subtitute teach in local schools. I am working part time with my husband while the kids are at school. I am finding it difficult to manage my time between the house, kids, work, outside responsibilities, much less getting much ME time.
I am currently have 25% of my total goal lost. I am SO DONE being the person in the mirror I hate to look at. I want to be a confident person.
I seem to have gotten lost over the last 6 weeks and my weight loss has greatly slowed down. I intend on regaining momentum and taking back my control of myself!


Member Since: 3/29/2011

Fitness Minutes: 19,904

My Goals:
I have decided to reward myself at every 20lbs loss with colourful hair streaks.
Goal #1 to be under 200lbs. by end of May 2015.
Goal #2 I want to be down 50lbs, which would be 187lbs by the end of summer 2015.
Goal #3 I would like to reach 150lbs by February 4, 2016.
I am marking my total loss from 237lbs that I weighed in at when I started Ideal Protein, even though I weighed 247 according to my doctor before Christmas.


My Program:
I am doing Ideal Protein with my daughter and Mother-in-law and tracking on Spark.
I plan to start walking as soon as the snow has cleared off of the track. Even found a walking buddy.
I am going to make sure 8 is a miniumum amount of glasses of water I drink a day.



Personal Information:
I am a mom of 5. I work for my husband's land surveying company. I also volunteer some, not as much as previous years, but only beause of my health.
I am married to my high school sweetheart. We are a typical family and currently 3 of us are trying to lose weight. I am trying to feed the younger kids the same food as we are eating to try to teach and enforce healthier eating habits.


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I am realizing how fabulous some people in my life are. I always knew...but now I KNOW! I love my family and friends with a power that even surprises me!




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  • v AGGIEPILZ
    I have about 45 unanswered lbs from those drugs. Hopefully we can help each other, our stories seem very similar (well, no babies here) but the asthma thing, girllllll I feel you :-)
    437 days ago
  • v SPRING_TULIP
    emoticon Happy Valentines Day emoticon
    emoticon Your friendship means a lot to me and your support is always ray of sunshine during my days. Thank you and have a wonderful day!
    emoticon ~ Remmie
    440 days ago
  • v JLDACQ
    I can post from work most days, not unlike FB. Our network guys block a lot of social media sites during the day, but Spark isn't one of them. I really don't think there are that many people working at GNB who are Sparkers. :-P
    446 days ago
  • v JLDACQ
    Did I retire? From work??? Oh hell no, I'm too young for that. :-P I still have another 15 yrs before they'll let me leave!
    446 days ago
  • v SPRING_TULIP
    emoticon emoticon HAPPY FIRST DAY OF FEBRUARY emoticon emoticon
    Here's wishing you a wonderful, healthy month. We can do this!
    emoticon ~ Remmie
    453 days ago
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