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Hi, my name is Bonnie. This is my third time to join Spark People and I have been on here this time since May of 2014. This is definitely a lifestyle change, I truly can't even imagine going back to the way it was for me before.

If you would like to read my Wordpress blog, on which I have tips and information about losing weight and how I've done it, please copy and paste this link:
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A little about me: I am 27 years old ...
Hi, my name is Bonnie. This is my third time to join Spark People and I have been on here this time since May of 2014. This is definitely a lifestyle change, I truly can't even imagine going back to the way it was for me before.

If you would like to read my Wordpress blog, on which I have tips and information about losing weight and how I've done it, please copy and paste this link:
www.journeytohealthyyou.wordpress.com


A little about me: I am 27 years old and I babysit my nephews, who just turned 4 and 3 years old this summer, for 4-5 days a week and a total of 45-50+ hours while my brother works.

My exercise plan: I do Leslie Sansone's Walk Away the Pounds DVDs, walking videos from on demand, and either Biggest Loser Cardio Max DVD or kickboxing workouts. Lately I've been having foot issues so have cut back a lot on walking related workouts. I also joined my local gym and am LOVING using the elliptical again as well as the upright stationary bike, and am learning more about strength training using the machines there. Now that it's summer, I have found I can be active outdoors longer and do more than I did even last fall. I have more energy and endurance/stamina than I did then and it is so refreshing! I love having a higher quality of life in day-to-day living.

My brother, nephews, and I live with my mom and stepdad in a small two bedroom house and it is very cramped. It can also be very stressful a lot of the time as I sleep in the living room. My sleep is interrupted pretty often and there is no such thing as privacy, but I try to keep my head up as much as I can.
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BIG RACE LIST:

Tinker Bell Half Marathon training time! It's coming up fast on May 8, 2016!

AVON 39 Walk in September 2016 if possible!

Two Cities Marathon in November 2016, hopefully!

Marathon Weekend at Disney World in January 2017! (More of a dream really since it will be so expensive to do it but it would be awesome!)
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Member Since: 5/28/2014

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Fitness Minutes: 39,751

My Goals:
WEIGHT TRACKING:

Starting on 5/28/14: 309.4

1st goal- 10.4 pounds, 299 by 7/2/14 (reached June 25)

2nd goal- 30 pounds: 10% of remaining weight, 269 by 10/15/14 (reached September 24)

3rd goal- 27 pounds: 10% of remaining weight, 242 by 1/7/15 (reached January 28)

4th goal- 24 pounds: 10% of remaining weight, 218 by 4/29/15 (reached May 6)

5th goal- 22 pounds: 10% of remaining weight, 196 by 8/19/15
UNDER 200 for the first time as an adult! (reached September 9)

***HIATUS, goals going forward severely adjusted but optimistically so!

6th goal- 20 pounds: 10% of remaining weight, 176 by 4/28/16

7th goal- 18 pounds: 10% of remaining weight, 158 by 9/1/16

START TO PLAY BY EAR AT THIS POINT, as my ultimate goal weight is somewhere in the 143-157 range

8th goal- 15 pounds: 10% of remaining weight and ultimate goal, 143 by 12/29/16

My Program:
*Stay in my calorie range a bare minimum of 5 days a week, but as often as possible.
*at least 45-60 minutes exercise each day, 5/6 days per week
*at least 12-14 cups of water a day
*eat at least 3 fruits and vegetables a day
*try to make smart choices for each meal, smaller portions as well as healthier foods.

Personal Information:
Currently living in Northwest Indiana, but originally from California (my home state)... planning the move back "HOME" in summer of 2016 and I can't wait!!!

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My mottos/mantras:

JUST DO YOUR BEST!

Keep moving forward!

I am strong and capable!

I CAN AND I WILL!

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