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Power and control...

I've always had power; always been in control, at least when it came to other people. In my work and personal life I have been the one 'in charge', and it has often been my role to take charge of situations and people and be a leader.

Quite often, however, the one outside my control was much closer...myself. I allowed myself to indulge my appetites too freely. Now it's time to take the power back, and get in control of my own body...

It's a journey.. not an easy ...
I've always had power; always been in control, at least when it came to other people. In my work and personal life I have been the one 'in charge', and it has often been my role to take charge of situations and people and be a leader.

Quite often, however, the one outside my control was much closer...myself. I allowed myself to indulge my appetites too freely. Now it's time to take the power back, and get in control of my own body...

It's a journey.. not an easy one...which is barely begun...but a long way from over!





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Member Since: 1/3/2007

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My Goals:
My goal is to get myself to a healthy weight and feeling strong and able to enjoy the rest of my life. I have a wonderful partner, and I want to be in the best health to enjoy a long, healthy life with her.



BLF SUMMER MINI GOALS

1. To average at least 1 lb loss per week

2. To exercise at least 5 days a week

3. To keep my calories at or below my recommended calories daily

4. To drink at least 8 glasses of water a day

5. To log my food and exercise on a daily basis.

6. To eat at least 3 servings for vegetables and 2 servings of fruit per day.



My Program:
My program is a lifestyle change: eating healthier, portion-controlled meals, having at least 2 snacks a day to help keep my metabolism going, and doing cardio daily and circuit training at least 3 times a week.

Personal Information:
I live in Wichita, Kansas, have a wonderful partner, Jami, and do computer programming for a living.

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My favorite quote is a line from the song, 'Closing Time' by the band Semisonic:



"Every new beginning comes from some other beginning's end."





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MIEKA91
12/15/2008 8:53:32 PM

You've got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough I can have it. It's called perseverance!


Be Blessed,

Chamieka



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10/8/2008 9:47:17 AM

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10/4/2008 9:14:18 PM

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BULLET
9/3/2008 1:34:45 PM

Hey There Dan!!



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SIZE-0-4EVER
8/16/2008 11:34:47 AM

Hey Dan..just chekin on ya emoticon



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