CINNAMARIE   3,195
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Myself at my highest weight. I feel I was larger than 377 lbs here, but no proof of it.





08/28/2013 at 226 lbs, loss of 151 lbs.





30W's, now 18's... 3/14/2013 down 138 lbs at 239 lbs



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HealthierMarie

I'm 44 yrs OLD and want to be 44 years YOUNG... I'm really ready to lose this weight. I have been large most of my life... but for about 5 glorious years in my early 20's. I had a taste of being healthy and lost it since then.

I was very immobile when I started the 17 Day Diet on March 19, 2012. It was hard to put my right shoe on, no flexibility (still is hard, but it is getting just a bit easier)... and haven't worn women's shoes in years! I have a bad back and was just in ...
I'm 44 yrs OLD and want to be 44 years YOUNG... I'm really ready to lose this weight. I have been large most of my life... but for about 5 glorious years in my early 20's. I had a taste of being healthy and lost it since then.

I was very immobile when I started the 17 Day Diet on March 19, 2012. It was hard to put my right shoe on, no flexibility (still is hard, but it is getting just a bit easier)... and haven't worn women's shoes in years! I have a bad back and was just in really bad shape. I want to be alive! I want to live long with my amazing husband who is my best friend. I want to see and play with my future grandchildren and be someone my son can be proud of!

After eight months, I've lost 151 lbs... I finished a 5K... I exercise 5-6 nights a week doing the Leslie Sansone Walking Tapes and a weekly walk outdoors. I have way more energy and people at work are amazed at how my entire shape has changed!

I'm the most motivated I've ever been to take this all the way to goal weight of around 170. I'll get there...
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Member Since: 1/21/2008

SparkPoints: 3,195

Fitness Minutes: 575

My Goals:
Put on shoes without stressing.
Wear women's shoes again (swollen feet have prevented this).
Be able to go hiking... would love that.

My Program:
I've started the 17 Day Diet on March 19th, 2012. I'm down 151 lbs already and just want to keep going!

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Marie Therese Smith
cinnamarie@gmail.com


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WILD_LILY
11/10/2013 12:30:54 AM

I just came across your page. You're awesome!!!
I admire how much success you've had! Truly, you're an inspiration to us all! Keep up the *GREAT* work!
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LUVTOBOWL
11/1/2013 4:43:52 PM

Hi Marie,

Just stopping by to see how you are doing and to say Happy November!

Let's emoticon and doing our best to stay healthy during the Holidays. I know emoticon .

Have a great weekend my dear friend.



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SWEETNEEY
10/20/2013 8:47:53 AM

Your pics and transformation are awesome.



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
10/12/2013 6:20:44 PM

"Sometimes victory seems so far away because we measure it only by the goal. And end goals can seem overwhelmingly huge, daunting, and just plain hard to reach. But if we start measuring our victories by the smaller choices we make each day, victory won't seem so impossible.....
It's amazing the chain reaction that can start in your life with just one good choice.
Big things are built one brick at a time.
Victories are achieved one choice at a time.
A life well lived is chosen one day at a time.
Oh sweet friend, you are closer than you think to victory!"
-Lysa TerKeurst
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Be your own hero, one choice and one step at a time! You might not see visible signs of progress right away, but as long as you keep doing your best, you will make progress and you will be victorious! I'm rooting for you! Remember, you're worth your best effort!
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PIXIE-LICIOUS
9/25/2013 5:55:47 PM

“The difference between stepping stones and stumbling blocks is not in the event itself but how you think about it and what you do after it.
Every failure and setback can become part of your success or an excuse for quitting or failing.
People who develop the discipline of positivity are both happier and more successful."
-Michael Josephson
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Just dropping by to say hello, Sparkfriend! Remember, you don't have to be perfect on this journey in order to make progress! As long as you keep trying...and never quit...you are already a success! Keep doing your best, because you are worth the effort!
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Pixie
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"Part of abandoning the all-or-nothing mentality is allowing yourself room for setbacks.
We are bound to have lapses on the road to health and wellness, but it is critical that we learn how to handle small failures positively so that we can minimize their long-term destructive effects.
One setback is one setback—it is not the end of the world, nor is it the end of your journey toward a better you.”
-Jillian Michaels



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