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Hi, thanks for visiting!
Like so many of us-the effort is on and off, repeat. But here I go again...on. I must say there is a lot of bad new habits I've picked up, emotional eating gone wild!!, so I will be taking time to unlearn those and gain better balance. Anything and everything is the game plan to see what works. Being over 300lbs is difficult. I've never felt so bad and I don't want to feel like this anymore. I am pretty sure that I had a hormonal switch about a year+ ago along ...
Hi, thanks for visiting!
Like so many of us-the effort is on and off, repeat. But here I go again...on. I must say there is a lot of bad new habits I've picked up, emotional eating gone wild!!, so I will be taking time to unlearn those and gain better balance. Anything and everything is the game plan to see what works. Being over 300lbs is difficult. I've never felt so bad and I don't want to feel like this anymore. I am pretty sure that I had a hormonal switch about a year+ ago along with moving less (because you feel so tired and a real struggle to move) that packed on what I had lost plus gain. I just got engaged, but without a ring, so is that technically disqualified?! I don't want a ring at the weight I am at. I would like to see at least 75lbs gone before I consider the investment, really.

So it is what it is. I'm glad spark is here and hope to see you around.
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Member Since: 2/9/2009

SparkPoints: 17,651

Fitness Minutes: 19,495

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My Goals:

General goals:
-learn how to successfully grow vegetables
-take a knife chopping class
-learn to surf and how to play bocce ball
-be more healthful

FOOD GOALS
-Stop 1000-cal dinners
-Cut back on my carb/cheese
-1 pc fruit/d
-water 4 c/d
-shun the bagel and cream cheese breakfast
-eat bw 1600-1800 cals/day
-plan ahead meals

FITNESS GOALS
exercise 5 days/week

rejoin either:
volleyball
zumba
water aerobics

WEIGHT GOALS
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My Program:
log, log, log !- it is the only way that I can analyze what is working and what is not!

BE REALISTIC
I can not eat 2000 calories each day and expect to lose weight. Some fellow SP member said "you can have 1 of 2 outlooks each day when you awake. 1) get out of bed and realize you made great choices the day before and today you will do the same; or 2) get up realizing that you already regret how you messed up the other day.

IT IS TIME TO THINK AND ACT DIFFERENTLY to make change happen!

move, move, move!



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I love, love, love:
music!
my kitties!
nature!
trying new recipes!
coffee!
spice blending!


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CANDACE28
1/9/2012 8:28:30 AM

Thanks for stopping by. So Glad to see that you are back.



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KATZECIN
6/29/2011 5:56:15 PM

I saw in your food log u liked the soymilk creamers.. yeah! they totaly ROCK! Just saying!!... I only use a splash .. 1tbl (I been drinking work coffee black) but its soo goood! and alot better in fat and cals than 1/2 n 1/2!



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KATZECIN
5/4/2011 9:21:38 PM

hey hey sis! hows it going?....You finding time to enjoy the warm weather in the south while working?... when do u come back?.... I feel like we havent hung out in like forever! We must have coffee asap!

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BECCALULU
3/5/2011 12:30:51 AM

I love new friends! Thank you for stopping by my blog and commenting as well as reading my message board post. It's nice to know my voice is heard and it's even nicer to come across like-minded yet open minded people. I wish you much success in your endeavors and hope to get to know you along the way.
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2/23/2011 10:34:49 AM

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CONGRATS ON THE POUNDS DONE GONE!
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Keep up the good work! You are doing wonderful!
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Do the happy dance!
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Shedding for the Wedding! Woo hoo Done Girl!



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