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On my wedding day, 28 July 2012- at my all time lowest weight (around 123lbs)





In Pula, Croatia in August 2011. Around 127lbs, and at quite a good level of fitness.



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I'm in the final stages of writing up my PhD in art history, and the stress is on in a big way. Over the last few months I packed on about 10 lbs rewarding myself with sweet treats and eating convenience foods. I have been holing myself up in my study, doing little to no exercise (apart from walking to the grocery store to buy chocolate!), and the stress and weight have started to get out of control. Although I recognize that this is going to be a hellish few months while I finish my thesis, I ...
I'm in the final stages of writing up my PhD in art history, and the stress is on in a big way. Over the last few months I packed on about 10 lbs rewarding myself with sweet treats and eating convenience foods. I have been holing myself up in my study, doing little to no exercise (apart from walking to the grocery store to buy chocolate!), and the stress and weight have started to get out of control. Although I recognize that this is going to be a hellish few months while I finish my thesis, I am hoping to mitigate the emotional and physical toll by getting into the habit of regular exercise and healthy eating at the same time. Who knows...maybe I can even finish this doctorate in better shape than when I started!




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Member Since: 2/8/2009

SparkPoints: 2,788

Fitness Minutes: 2,335

My Goals:
-Tone and strengthen body through regular strength training
-Increase my cardiovascular fitness until I can run full 5k loop
-Lose 10lbs
-Replace food rewards with other types of rewards
-Get anxiety and stress under control

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EARTH-ANGEL
6/4/2013 9:46:07 PM

Thank-you for adding me :-) if you ever need any support or questions let me know!! emoticon emoticon



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