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Finding Balance

My story is long, so I'll keep it short...for now. I was heavy all my life, then lost weight. Not only did I lose weight, but I got lean enough to compete in figure competitions. I even won a show. But after a few years, I became obsessed with perfection. I burned out, developed disordered eating, and hit rock bottom. In a nutshell, I couldn't keep up.

Life has come full circle for me. I'm starting over. Now, I'm trying to find balance between exercise, eating clean, and ...
My story is long, so I'll keep it short...for now. I was heavy all my life, then lost weight. Not only did I lose weight, but I got lean enough to compete in figure competitions. I even won a show. But after a few years, I became obsessed with perfection. I burned out, developed disordered eating, and hit rock bottom. In a nutshell, I couldn't keep up.

Life has come full circle for me. I'm starting over. Now, I'm trying to find balance between exercise, eating clean, and living life.

Because THIS time, when I lose weight and get fit, it will be FOREVER.
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Member Since: 4/18/2012

SparkPoints: 3,732

Fitness Minutes: 5,873

My Goals:
To find my true "Happy Weight."

I don't go by the BMI because I love to lift weights and my muscles respond rapidly; therefore, my body will never be teeny tiny. Those charts don't work for me (or the majority of the population).

My goal is to find ACCEPTANCE of my body, not SATISFACTION. The latter is just impossible. The former is doable.


My Program:
Current program: 8/11/13

Big 'ole movements, 3X/week: Squats, deads, pushups, pullups, KB swings, hang cleans, dips, etc. All those awesome moves that burn TONS of calories and make me feel like a warrior. :) Cardio is always short and sweet HIIT, under 30 minutes, on non weight days.

Personal Information:
1. Wife to the greatest man in the universe whom I lovingly refer to as "Biff." He, in turn, calls me "Buffy" (don't ask). And since my trust in internet security is pretty much non- existent, you can call me "Buffy" too. :)

2. Mom to the best kids in the world (and you thought your kids were the best? Nope. Sorry. Those are mine.)

3. Substitute Teacher

Other Information:
**These websites and books truly have changed my life:

www.findingbalance.com

www.truecampaign.org

www.something-fishy.org

"Life Inside the Thin Cage," by Constance Rhodes

"Intuitive Eating," by Evelyn Tribole

"The Message" (version of the Bible) by Eugene Peterson


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FIERCE_FABULOUS
5/29/2012 6:39:45 PM

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TRIANGLE-WOMAN
5/25/2012 8:52:54 AM

Thanks for the encouragement. Keep Sparking.

Would love to see some pictures of Buffy and Biff...

You sound beautiful. Step into the light and take a bow!


-M





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MOMMYJAYJAY
5/18/2012 6:21:04 AM

Thanks for Spark Buddying me! Sounds like you have a very interesting story to tell. You've been through a lot. P.S. Bepto has been a lifesaver occasionally over the years so I'm totally okay with the color of your page. emoticon



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THINNYGINNY
5/16/2012 5:17:14 PM

Thanks for the add-back!



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