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4 weeks into the program, Feb 6th 2012. 222 pounds

One year later with the same clothes. This is what a 50 pound difference looks like.

New Spark Shirt! 177 pounds, 1 year 5 months 1 week into the program.


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I got rid of 50, maintained it for two years, then fell hard. I know I can lose it because I did it well before. It will be gone within the year!

I've had excuses before, I even had legitimate ones. I got rid of the clutter in the house, the medical issues in the family, the credit card debt and the toxic apartment. I no longer have excuses.

I control my vitamin D deficiency with supplements. I have a beautiful park with walking trails in the backyard, I have some active video games. I have 2 school aged kids I need to be healthy for.

I won't let excuses rule my life, every excuse can be overcome. An excuse is just a challenge to figure out how to do something different.

Member Since: 1/10/2012

Fitness Minutes: 48,329

My Goals:
Starting over! Check for new dates behind the first ones.

Long term goal: Don't let stress eat me up because that makes me eat everything in sight!

Mini Goal #1, under 200 pounds: 5-22-12
2nd time around tbd

Mini Goal #2, halfway point, 190 pounds: 6-28-12
2nd time around tbd

Mini Goal #3, No longer Obese, 185 pounds: 8-6-12
2nd time around tbd

Mini Goal #4, 20% gone, 184 pounds: 8-6-12
2nd time around tbd

Mini Goal #5, lowest married weight, 175 pounds: 2-2-13
2nd time around tbd

Mini Goal #6, 30% gone, 161 pounds: tbd

Mini Goal #7, no longer overweight, 154 pounds: tbd

Final goal, High School Weight, 150 pounds, tbd

My Program:
I know what food looks like now, so I'm just making sure to eat more veggies and less chocolate, cookies, and ice cream (less, not cutting out all together, it's a treat, if we deprive ourselves all the time, we overindulge when we do allow it).

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I'm a Minnesota mom of 2 school aged kids with a helpful husband that hides his junk food if it comes home.

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    I bough a disco-like like fo th apartment. It may be a little tooo much, so I am only going to turn it on at night. Made a fantasti birthday cake last week with pudding, miracle whip, and yogurt. Have fun! I am doing very poorly at losing 20 or 30 pounds, but at least I'm not gaining a lot!

    emoticon is still drinking like a fish. Oh well.
    635 days ago
  • v ANGELN325
    emoticon for my commenting on my blog "I'm featured!!!!" It is pretty awesome!
    644 days ago
  • v KAREN608
    Was thinking of you today, hope you are okay and the family too. We are having an extreme cold snap now, but I am marching in place a lot the last two days and feel nice and warm. I am starting a serious spring cleaning so I can then do some fun things later when spring hits.
    657 days ago
  • v KAREN608
    How about this: put the cookies/sweets into a tin that can be LOCKED and we don't have the combination/key?!!!
    697 days ago
  • v JUST4ME927
    Your story encouraged me this morning....thanks, I needed that. Wishing you every success to reach your final goals. Congratulations on your success thus far!
    702 days ago
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