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Hi I'm Bee! I am here to share my journey to lose 80 pounds.
I started struggling with my weight in college. Got up to 170 then dieted unhealthily and got down to my goal weight VERY fast...and then gained DOUBLE back because I hadn't made sustainable life changes. Now weighing in at a hefty 210 at 5'6.
I am currently 210 pounds and would ultimately like to be 130.
Here is my goal/reward schedule:
210- July 16, 2012
200- August 20, 2012 - Patio Furniture
190- September 24, 2012 - Manicure & Pedicure/Spray Tan
180- October 29, 2012 - Bed & Breakfast Trip
170- December 3, 2012 - Salon day (hair/makeup done)
160- January 7, 2013 - Tickets to a Musical
150- February 11, 2013 - Necklace
140- March 18, 2013 - Beach vacation/Girls trip
130- April 22, 2013 - SHOPPING SPREE! (For every 10 pounds I lose, I am going to put away $100 to use for new clothes- so $800 total)
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| current weight: 206.6
Hey, we have almost exactly the same goals! Keep up the good work and good luck!
1493 days ago
Today you have the choice to be amazing. Today you can do more than just try. You can succeed. You can be victorious. Today, you can rock your world. You can look yourself in the eye and smile... because you know that you are fighting for an amazing cause: YOU. And YOU are absolutely worth fighting for.
You can also do the same thing tomorrow.
"It's not whether you get knocked down; it's whether you get up." - Vince Lombardi
In honour of the upcoming Summer Olympic Games this Saturday in London, I give to you the Olympic Creed which is as true for the games as it is for achieving our own goals and dreams each and every day:
"The most important thing in the Olympic Games is not to win but to take part, just as the most important thing in life is not the triumph but the struggle. The essential thing is not to have conquered but to have fought well."
Today, you are a superhero, a survivor, a warrior, and a beacon to others for honouring yourself, your mind and your body; for making the choices that will make you an even better person tomorrow.
Today you are one step closer, because you decided to be. Fight strong, fight well, fight fair.
"Never, never, never, never give up." - Winston Churchill
1495 days ago
I came to Spark once before but never got involved it in like I did when I joined 10 months ago. The secret, I think, is to really get involved with the community. Boy, can they keep you honest :) I'm happy to cheer you on this time around and know that you will make it through!
Just think of all you can achieve if quitting is not an option!
1500 days ago
Welcome! If you need a shoulder, a friend or a virtual coffee at some point, drop by and say hello! I've just celebrated my SP ten month anniversary and am amazed at the absolutely incredible amount of support I've received. This is a fabulous site and you will be astounded at what you get out of it if you give it your all.
To celebrate your arrival at SP in this Summer season, I would like to wish you a everlasting renewal of energy and passion, for this is a time to celebrate the great potential you possess. May the sun shine upon you and fire up your heart to reach all of your goals and find joy in yourself and the world around you. Whatever battles you are fighting, whatever stresses may come your way, may you find energy, confidence, vitality and strength. This is the time to shine bright and show the world how beautiful you are. Embrace the summer-lit brilliance of each day and you will create a new life where all your wildest dreams come true. ~ Michelle
1501 days ago
Hi Bee! Thanks so much for assing me! You and I have about the same goals. I would love to work towards them together! I have added you and look forward to getting to know you!
1502 days ago