60,000-79,999 SparkPoints
L.A.Big5K - many mixed emotions about this race, but none the less its in the books

L.A.Big5K with my one and only

I love my husband so much!! He's always by my side supporting me

I have 29 pics in my gallery


I can do all things through Christ who gives me strength

I will never give up because at the end of the day the only person who can do this for me is me.

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Run Through the Roses - September 12 - 47:01 (PR baby!!!)

L.A.Big5K - March 8 - 52:41 **same hills as last year, this was a weird one. Although it is the slowest race I've ...
I will never give up because at the end of the day the only person who can do this for me is me.

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Twitter @ChelaGetsFit

Run Through the Roses - September 12 - 47:01 (PR baby!!!)

L.A.Big5K - March 8 - 52:41 **same hills as last year, this was a weird one. Although it is the slowest race I've done since I started running, it's also the one where I've run for longer distances without walking. Go figure! I'm still processing my execution. Once I'm done processing, I'll delete this note and post a blog or vlog.

Fog Run - January 12 - 49:09
L.A. Big5K - March 16 - 48:53 **I have to note that this race had three hills compared to the rest of my races none of which had hills so I think this was my best time all things considered
Run Through the Roses - September 7 - 48:17

Color Me Rad - June 30, 2012 - 50:02
Run Through the Roses - September 8, 2012 - 48:40

My first 5K - Run for a Reason - April 2, 2011 - 50:50
My 2nd 5K - Run Through the Roses - September 10, 2011 - 48:55


I am no longer looking into the future... I'm living the NOW!! Tomorrow's not a promise, but today is completely full of possibilities. I'm willing to work hard and put into this journey what I'm hoping to get out of it. I'm gonna work my butt off, eat healthy, work on my positive mentality, and do my best to achieve great results. I read this in someone's blog and she's sooo right: this isn't a race, it's a journey. I'm working at being healthy, but also on having one heck of a journey!!

Weigh in
6/3/2015: 257.6lbs.
12/23/14: 263.2lbs.
11/18/13: 267.2 lbs.
08/07/13: 271.8 lbs.
10/15/12: 273.4 lbs.
08/29/12: 273.6 lbs.
01/01/12: 278.0 lbs.
05/13/11: 274.6 lbs.
01/01/11: 278.0 lbs
09/08/10: 280.6 lbs
07/01/10: 275.0 lbs
06/01/10: 278.2 lbs ='''(
04/01/10: 273.6 lbs.
03/19/10: 275.0 lbs. =(
02/01/10: 267.4 lbs.
01/08/10: 266.8 lbs.
01/01/10: 268.0 lbs.
12/23/09: 265.4 lbs.
11/11/09: 265.8 lbs.
11/04/09: 267.8 lbs.
11/01/09: 268.8 lbs. (Finally reached my goal, on to 259!! Woohoo)
10/28/09: 269.8 lbs.
10/02/09: 270.6 lbs. (feeling amazing!!)
09/24/09: 271.8 lbs.
09/15/09: 273.8 lbs.
08/08/09: 274.2 lbs.
07/25/09: 275.6 lbs.
06/27/09: 275.4 lbs.
06/13/09: 276.8 lbs.
05/21/09: 277.8 lbs. =)
05/11/09: 279.0 lbs. =(
05/03/09: 276.8 lbs.
04/25/09: 280.0 lbs.
04/19/09: 279.2 lbs.
04/13/09: 280.2 lbs.
03/30/09: 278.6 lbs.
03/23/09: 278.4 lbs. (woohooo, I'm so proud of myself)
03/20/09: 280.4 lbs.
03/07/09: 281.2 lbs.
02/28/09: 282.0 lbs.
02/23/09: 278.0 lbs. (oops!)
02/12/09: 277.6 lbs.
02/02/09: 280.4 lbs. (I know I can do sooooo much better)
01/26/09: 282.6 lbs. (going the wrong way here!!)
01/20/09: 278.2 lbs. (went up, but know why =( I will work harder)
01/11/09: 276.4 lbs.
01/01/09: 276.4 lbs.
12/20/08: 279.0 lbs. (I've gotta get better at this)
12/13/08: 278.2 lbs
12/06/08: 282.0 lbs.

I stole this prayer from a DONE sister's SparkPage... I hope she doesnt mind, but I thought it was fitting to me as well:

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

Be strong & courageous. Do not be discouraged; do not be terrified, for the Lord, my God, will be with me wherever I go.
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 current weight: 253.2 

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Member Since: 1/3/2006

SparkPoints: 68,871

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My Goals:
Loose weight while I run. I want to do a marathon one day.

My Program:
Plan and prep healthy meals and snacks.

Drink plenty of water and have it available at all times.

Zumba classes

Train for 5K charity races

I am putting my life in the hands of God and letting Him use me and move me however He needs me. But in order for me to be ready to take on any task He sets for me, I must be healthy and active enough to do Him proud. He's my motivation.

Personal Information:
My name's Maricela, I'm from Wasco, CA. I'm 30 years old, married, loving life and looking to hold on to it for as long as I can.

Other Information:
Oficial 2013 stats -
273.4 lbs
Pant Size 20W

Oficial 2012 stats -
278.0 lbs
Pant Size 20W

Official 2011 stats - 01/01/2011
277.8 lbs
Pant Size 20W

Official 2010 Stats - 01/01/2010
268.0 lbs.
Pant Size 22

Official 2009 Stats - 01/01/2009
276.4 lbs.
Pant Size 22

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Member Comments:
1/7/2014 3:44:25 AM

emoticon rocking your resolutions this year? Me too! Have a prosperous and happy one!

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12/1/2013 4:49:16 PM

My daughter and I want to do the coordinate run in bakersfield. I saw that you have on a t shirt. Do you know if you have to run? We walk and we walk slow! Thanks emoticon

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11/28/2013 1:38:49 PM

emoticon happy Thanksgiving emoticon

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11/27/2013 9:19:12 AM

Thank you for the goodie and for your words of encouragement! I hope you have a happy Thanksgiving. :)

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11/4/2013 12:09:42 PM

Congratulation Maricela for your current weight loss. Way to go!

Wishing you continued success as you keep moving yourself forward towards all your healthier lifestyle goals. You can do it Maricela!

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