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wreath making (with my sister) Thanksgiving 2014, 260ish lbs.



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My name is Amy and I am a single mother of a 4 year old little boy. I work full time for AAA. When I have down time, I enjoy reading, crocheting, watching movies, taking walks, spending time outdoors, singing karaoke, and relaxing!

I have struggled with my weight all my life. I have issues with binge eating. Over the years I have gained and lost many many pounds. I have realized that my health needs to be front and center in my life. That being said, I have refocused my ...
My name is Amy and I am a single mother of a 4 year old little boy. I work full time for AAA. When I have down time, I enjoy reading, crocheting, watching movies, taking walks, spending time outdoors, singing karaoke, and relaxing!

I have struggled with my weight all my life. I have issues with binge eating. Over the years I have gained and lost many many pounds. I have realized that my health needs to be front and center in my life. That being said, I have refocused my priorities, and have commited to eating right and getting in as much physical activity as possible every day.

I have re-evaluated my weight loss goals. I have a tendency to go crazy with healthy eating and exercise for a few weeks, and then it begins to taper off, after I have lost a few pounds. Of course I always end up gaining it back. I have decided this time around to set mini goals, instead of looking at the big picture. I think smaller goals within a smaller time frame will be easier to stick with, and will make my long term goal more attainable!


Here are my goals for 2015:
1. find time for AT LEAST 30 mins of fitness per day, whether that be walking outside, going to the gym, or doing fitness videos at home.

2. Drink (and track) 8+ cups of water daily. I have noticed for quite awhile now that my skin is dry, (more than it should be during the winter) and I seem to have a slump of energy during the afternoon. I really think that drinking more water will help with both of these issues.

3. Aim for a 2lb/week weight loss. Slow and steady.

4. Be more mindful of what I am eating. Stop eating when I'm not hungry. Eliminate fast food and pop. Cut portion sizes.
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Member Since: 3/28/2011

SparkPoints: 4,613

Fitness Minutes: 8,339

My Goals:
To reach my goal weight of 140 lbs by 4/1/16

12/10/14- 264

1/1/15- 260

2/1/15- 252 reached 1/16/15

3-1-15-244 reached 2/13/15

4/1/15-236 reached 3/6/15

5/1/15-228
6/1/15-220
7/1/15-212
8/1/15-204
9/1/15-196
10/1/15-188
11/1/15-180
12/1/15-172
1/1/16-164
2/1/16-156
3/1/16-148
4/1/16-140





My Program:
To be concious of what I am eating, stay within a reasonable calorie range each day, and eat healthy foods. To be physically active for at least 30 minutes a day!


Personal Information:
I live in Comstock Park, MI.

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LIFESGREAT2DAY
4/29/2015 12:20:19 PM

Hope you are enjoying a super week!!!



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LIFESGREAT2DAY
4/12/2015 9:57:02 PM

Yeah don't know why it did that with the friend thing. Maybe it's this iPad cuz I also on occasion accidentally favorite my own stuff haha.



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LIFESGREAT2DAY
4/12/2015 7:02:00 PM

Wonder why you can't see when you type on my page, that's odd. But I somehow unfriended you it said I needed to add you as a friend again so I did lol. Oh boy.



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LIFESGREAT2DAY
4/12/2015 1:31:52 PM

How was your date? :)



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LIFESGREAT2DAY
4/9/2015 5:30:19 PM

Hope you are having a great week! Almost the weekend any big plans? Another date by chance?



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