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I have been over weight for over 19 years. I am very tired and I want a change. I don't want to only do it for vanity reasons but for health reasons as well. I've been battling yo-yo dieting all my life. Until one day I was praying and I repeated "I can do all things through Christ which strengthens me." I've been eating healthier for two months and I returned to the gym two weeks ago, 6/9/2009 to be exact. I am getting married in August 2009 and this is the perfect time to make a change. I'm very thankful that my Bridal Specialist informed me about Spark People. I welcome all advice and comments! :-)

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~~~~~7/11/2008
Sunday will be three weeks since I joined SP. I was a little depressed because the scale hasn't moved. I feel better now because my clothes are fitting better therefore, I must be losing inches. I have been going to the gym faithfully for four weeks. All Praises goes to God. I feel much better. It's funny now I have added weight training to my workout routine, Thank you Lord!

At the present time I can't vision myself smaller (That's sad!). God said "If my people don't have a vision they will perish." Slowly but Surely Making A Change!"

7/19/2008
I took this prayer from another page. I had to post it because I totally believe in this prayer.

Dear God,
I surrender my body and my weight loss to your divine care and love. I ask that you remove all excess and unnecessary weight from my body. Return my body to its most healthy and balanced state. Give me eating habits that support my health and life energy. Finally, teach me to love my body and to care for it from this day forth. Amen

Stay Encouraged My Sisters!!!

7/26/2008

It felt so good to have tried on my wedding gown today and I can wear that size 16. I have a little over a year until my wedding and I know that the Lord is changing my body. Therefore, I will need alterations. Thank you Jesus!!

8/1/2008

"Rejoice not against me, O, mine enemy: when I fall, I shall arise: when I sit in darkness the Lord shall be a light unto me"
Micah 7:9

8/29/2008

I'm feeling a little down today. I'm working out for an hour now but, my enemy (the scale) is making me upset. Lord, I surrender my all to you. Help me with this weight loss battle.
Amen





Member Since: 6/22/2008

Fitness Minutes: 6,463

My Goals:
My first goal is to go from a size 18 to a 16 bottom.

60 minutes workout- met 7/19/2008

Lose an additional 6 lbs. by October.

My goal is to lose 15 lbs by March 2011.


My Program:
I will continue to add more veggies and fruit to my diet.

Workout at least 5 times a week, no less then 40 minutes.

Drink at least eight glasses of water.



Personal Information:
My name is Cheria and I am from Riviera Beach, FL. I've been married for over a year and I am a mother of two wonderful boys; ages 21 and 10. I love traveling, spending quality time with my family and shopping.


Other Information:
"The Lord is not through with me yet!!! I have to say that I am a career student after enter school for my second Master's. I also love going to church and reading my bible.




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  • v WCHAR02
    I am doing good and yes I have been to Florida but I still live in Ga . My life have changed so much and I didn't even look at my weight. but I decide to try it again. How have you been ? How did the weeding go ? nice to hear from you its been a while. emoticon
    1381 days ago
  • v WCHAR02
    I am doing good and yes I have been to Florida but I still live in Ga . My life have changed so much and I didn't even look at my weight. but I decide to try it again. How have you been ? How did the weeding go ? nice to hear from you its been a while. emoticon
    1381 days ago
  • v MZPERSEVERANCE
    Thank you for my SP Goodie!!! Wishing you a fabulous week!

    Peace and Blessings!
    1548 days ago
  • v MZPERSEVERANCE
    Hello...

    Thanks for the FRIEND add and the encouraging words you left on my page.

    Congrats on your 5 lb loss...

    Keep in touch...

    Let's do this ....
    1791 days ago
  • v LYNNBELTONLOSES
    HEY GURL WOW HONEY I'M SORRY TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR WEIGHT GAIN AND SORRY THIS TOOK SO LONG TO GET BACK TO YOU BUT I AM NOT ON HERE EVERY DAY. I AM HERE FOR YOU GIRL YOU KNO THAT BOO, WE GO WAY BACK HONEY AND YOU HAVE INSPIRED ME ALONG THE WAY TOO. HOLLA AT ME ON MY YAHOO I'M WHICH IS: belton_lynn
    SO WE CAN BEGIN TO DO GURL TALK AND WEIGHTLOSS CHATTING AGAIN.
    OK GURL SO I'M WAITIN FOR YOU BOO, JUS HOLLA AT YA GURL AND LET'S GET ALL THAT NASTY FAT AND WEIGHT BACK OFF OF YOU HONEY.

    SINCERELY,
    YOUR OLD WEIGHTLOSS GURLFRIEND,
    ~lynn
    (Yahoo im: belton_lynn)
    1792 days ago
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