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Strength comes not from physical capacity; it comes from indomitable will. Gandhi 1869-1948.

My name is Charlotte. My kids are now all in school and I have time for myself. I just recently went off a medication that I had been on for three years and gained about 50 pounds during that time. I am eating cleaner and healthier than I have in my whole life as well as working out. Hopefully it helps. I have noticed that I am finally stating to lose the weight...still working hard but at least it is coming off finally. Being a heavier weight has changed how I think because it made me ...
My name is Charlotte. My kids are now all in school and I have time for myself. I just recently went off a medication that I had been on for three years and gained about 50 pounds during that time. I am eating cleaner and healthier than I have in my whole life as well as working out. Hopefully it helps. I have noticed that I am finally stating to lose the weight...still working hard but at least it is coming off finally. Being a heavier weight has changed how I think because it made me realize that I am the same person regardless of what my body looks like. My soul is the same. I am putting one foot infront of the other and doing my best. What the future holds I do not know but what a adventure it is sure to be. I look back on every day and thank God that I have had the strength and endurance to run every leg of the race that has been endowed to me. I look forward to more challenges and many more years to come. I know that I am going to live my life to its most grandest! This is to a incredible journey!
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Jean Valjean: To love another person is to see the face of God.
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Member Since: 9/5/2009

SparkPoints: 17,249

Fitness Minutes: 30,976

My Goals:
My ultimate goal is 125lbs but 135lbs is my more realistic goal. I'll see how I feel and how I lose. Hopefully my metabolism corporates and I lose like normal again! Not sure if my stretched skin will let me show defined abs but it is worth a try!
GOALS 2014
Running a full marathon
Count calories daily
Drink 10 cups water daily
Lose 4 lbs a month
Continue daily God time
Read 2 books in a month

My Program:
I ran my first half marathon BMO Vancouver May 1 2011. It rocked! Now I am training for my first marathon. I am using Making The Cut (a book by Jillian Michael) and PIYO (each twice a week). I love running hopefully this training doesn't kill it. My goal is to do my best and forget the rest!! I am trying to count and measure my food daily and drink enough water. I have a gluten and wheat intolerance so I stay away from that. Going low carb was easy because of that and now I don't have a swollen belly and a foggy brain...things which I didn't even know I had. I feel great and am finally losing weight. Yay!
I also have done Insanity,P90X,T25 and Les Mills Combat.

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My name is Charlotte. I live in Canada and I love it! My husband and I have been married for 15 years in July. I have three children. My daughter is 11 years old and I have 8 year old twin boys. l want to be healthy and fit. (I really do want a smokin' hot body. My big goal is to have crazy strength and still look sexy! I want my children to see me as inspiration and strive for a healthy lifestyle. I eventually would like to see my family in family runs. As our children see what we are doing with our lives hopefully they will be inspired as well.

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Only those who dare to fail greatly can ever achieve greatly.
Robert F. Kennedy

There are no short cuts to anywhere worth going.
Beverly Sills

"But those who trust in the Lord will find new strength. They will soar high on wings like eagles. They will RUN and not grow weary. They will walk and not faint."
Isaiah 40:30-31

"Come to me, all you who are weary and burdened, and I will give you rest. Take my yoke upon you and learn from me, for I am gentle and humble in heart, and you will find rest for your souls. For my yoke is easy and my burden is light."
Matthew 11: 28-30

"When I have a little money, I buy books; and if I have any left, I buy food and clothes."
— Desiderius Erasmus Roterodamus

My friends, love is better than anger. Hope is better than fear. Optimism is better than despair. So let us be loving, hopeful and optimistic. And we’ll change the world.

All my very best,

Jack Layton

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GLORYTOGLORY
4/11/2015 1:06:11 AM

Hello my SP friend! How is it going? My husband and I started a SP team and your invited. So many of our teams went inactive. We want a team that will stay very active and encourage others. We decided SP and all our Sp friends have given us so much its time to give back and encourage others! Its called Beastmode the icon is on my page. You can read my blog if you want to hear our heart for the team.



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2/17/2015 8:58:15 PM

When you commented I read my blog again which I hadn't done in years. I'd forgotten a lot. I really did think I was dying. Those men did not take me seriously at all ha ha. I think in forgetting the horribleness of certain life events unfortunately we end up forgetting a lot of the good too. Like I remember how amazing it felt to be done, but I forgot the good parts along the way, the camaraderie with fellow runners, the exhilaration and the mental strength throughout the course. So glad I wrote it all down to look back on. Training is hard, but it's worth it. I forgot that part too. Can't wait to read your recollection of it all in a few months from now. You'll do great!



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7/21/2014 2:13:23 PM

Thank you for your comment on my blog! I here you..it's a struggle getting up early in the morning to get at this exercise! I didn't quite make it a morning workout today...but I still followed through with my workout...and it felt great to be back in the swing of things! I think as long as it's getting done, and enjoyed-working up to a earlier starting point will be a plus! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



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