BECKYCOLVIN
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"Before" pic--January 2009, 249 pounds




210 lbs--39 lbs lost, September 2009


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SW: 249, March 8, 2009
CW: 221.6, March 2013
Starting clothing sizes--22 pants & dresses, one 24, 3X shirts
Current clothing sizes--18 pants, XL shirts
Pounds Lost: 27
Goal Weight: 155
Height: 5'6"

Current Plan:
Monitor eating with SparkPeople nutrition calculator
Slowly add back healthy habits--more fruits & vegetables, 8-16 glasses of water, physical activity at least 3x a week.

Life Update:
Health can be such a journey!
In 2009, I lost 59 pounds from a high of 249 down to 190.
Right when I was feeling good & athletic, I tore my ACL (Sept 2010).
Limited activity after my surgery & emotional eating took me up to 220 by December of 2011.
I did a 12 week program through my gym from December 2011 to March 2012, during which I lost 20 pounds.
I'd barely hit 199 when I discovered I had a uterine tumor. I weighed 215 by the end of the year, when I had to have a hysterectomy.
Since the hysterectomy in early December 2012, I lost & gained back weight, to my current 220ish.
I have gotten out of any regular habit of exercise and haven't even been "trying" with my eating.
So ANYTHING I do will be an improvement.


Member Since: 12/23/2007

Fitness Minutes: 46,295

My Goals:
To have a consistent downward trend on the scale--whether it's 1/2 pound or 2 lbs per week, I just want to be heading down, not up!


My Program:
--Burning approximately 3500+ calories/week through exercise.
--Doing 5-45 minute sessions of heavy cardio a week-
spin class, elliptical machine, long hike, Jillian Michaels DVD, Turbo Jam, etc.
--walking 4 mornings a week (approximately 30 minutes) with a friend.
--I record my intake consistently, trying to fit in the SP guidelines for protein, fat, carbs, and fiber.
--Eating fruits or veggies at every meal, aiming for whole grains.
--Reducing my portion sizes.
--Eating dinner out once a week (twice maximum), and if I do lunch out keeping it to a prescribed amount/menu at Taco Bell or Subway.



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I have a home business making and selling doll clothing. My personal webpage is www.sew-coolseparates.com/dollclothing





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  • v NEHITA
    Just stopping by to say hello. GO head girl with you bad self on spinning!!! How's the knee? Don't overdo it.

    Much love emoticon
    1832 days ago
  • v NEHITA
    Happy Belated Mother's Day emoticon
    1846 days ago
  • v TREEBELLA
    Well done. Three gym visits in a week is a good goal to aim for!
    1856 days ago
  • v NEHITA
    Just stopping by to check on you. To see how you were doing and how's everything. Hope all is well. Take care emoticon
    1863 days ago
  • v NEHITA
    OH MY GOSH!!! Really? emoticon . I grew up baptist and eventually nondenominational, but when my husband invited me to go to church with him it just opened my eyes to so much. I have been an Adventist for about 2years and I absolutely LOVE IT!!!! emoticon
    1871 days ago
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