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Me in Mexico...WI @ 201.8 This is my motivation...I want to be back here!





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Hi there! My name is Jenna. I am 28 years old and from South Florida! I started SparkPeople in March of 2007. I did an awesome job, I lost over 100 pounds, but...I put it ALL plus some back on....here is why...(I know I shouldn't have an excuse)!

In January of 2009 I was totally immobilized because of a foot/ankle injury (three years later, I am still dealing with it). I have a very unusual injury...lucky me. I had several doctors opinions and they all stated that surgery ...
Hi there! My name is Jenna. I am 28 years old and from South Florida! I started SparkPeople in March of 2007. I did an awesome job, I lost over 100 pounds, but...I put it ALL plus some back on....here is why...(I know I shouldn't have an excuse)!

In January of 2009 I was totally immobilized because of a foot/ankle injury (three years later, I am still dealing with it). I have a very unusual injury...lucky me. I had several doctors opinions and they all stated that surgery could cause more harm than good because of the location of the injury (about 30 pounds heavier than my lowest weight of 201.8) the weight would be an issue for recovery after surgery, so I decided to decline it. However, I was still in an orthopedic boot and told to rest my foot. Well, being immobilized for 11 months and not working out but still eating like I was working out....I basically balooned up like a puffer fish. Well, NOW I feel awful and uncomfortable (my clothes still fit but they are tight) I FINALLY got permission from my doctor to start a weight lifting routine and low impact cardio....so I decided to go for it. So...2012 is a new year, new start, and time for a new ME!

I guess the important thing is, is that I am back. My foot still isn't healed and NEVER will be 100%. It's constantly swollen and will continue to be. I just hope that getting all this extra weight off will help with the swelling and make the pain less noticeable. After I reach my goal, then maybe, just maybe I'll consider going through the difficult surgery and the long and painful recovery.

I have to do this!!! I want to be healthy!!! I want to look great and feel great too!! I will do this and I will reach my weight loss goal. I am Driven for SUCCESS!!!
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Member Since: 3/21/2007

SparkPoints: 33,258

Fitness Minutes: 6,676

My Goals:
My first goal is to reach 185 pounds. Once I reach that goal, I'll make more goals to get down to 145-150.

As of April 22, 2012-Down 18.6 pounds!

My Program:
From March 31, 2012-April 9, 2012: I did a liquid diet as a cleanse to get rid of all cravings. It worked. I lost just over 12 pounds.

April 10, 2012-current:
High Protein
Low Carbs
Low Sugar

Personal Information:
I live in Boynton Beach FL. I love to shop, especially for COACH purses and brand name sunglasses. Pink and Blue are my favorite colors. I am addicted to Farm Town on FaceBook. I'm a big movie person....I have 100's of DVDs. I have 5 purebreed Cairn Terriers (like Toto from The Wizard of Oz). I am one of the biggest NEW YORK YANKEE fans you'll ever meet...I heart Derek Jeter. He makes my heart race and my palms sweat! He is truly an amazing person, he inspires me! On 9-9-09 I got Derek Jeter's autograph, it's my new pride and joy. In May 2009, I graduated from FAU in Boca Raton with a Bachelors of Business Administration-Marketing degree. After 3 years of searching for a job (because of the horrible economy) I found one. I start in May. I'm obsessed with the Twilight Saga...I can't get enough of those Cullens! :)
I love coffee and tea...probably a little too much. One of my favorite things to do is sleeping while it rains. ..I LOVE Thunderstorms.

Other Information:
This is one of my favorite quotes~Life isn't about finding yourself, it's about CREATING yourself!

I'm the founder and co-leader for Families and Friends Fighting Fat Together. We are a diverse team in age, weight, and reasons for losing weight. We are there for support, encouragement, and most of all making the journey of weight loss fun.

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SHELLIEBELLIE2
8/10/2011 10:59:42 AM

today is commonly known as hump day
im calling it get of your rump day
put on some music and dance some jigs
go outside and pick up some twigs

only put in your mouth whats good and right
if its not that healthy, put up a fight
dont open your mouth, dont let it in
practice these words and a victory youll win!!!!!!!!

God Bless
spread the love*spread the hope*spread the spark



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FIUZEN
7/18/2011 2:08:43 PM

HEY!
I hope you're doing well!!

-Vanessa



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CTHOMA20
7/12/2011 10:37:38 PM

Hi there. How are you. i HOPE ALL IS WELL.



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TINYDANCER
5/8/2011 12:35:14 AM

I have lost 100 pounds twice in my life and now I am going for number 3. I am with you on this journey.



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MDENNIS83
2/22/2011 3:09:05 PM

HI! Thanks for the add!! :) Hope you're having a great day!



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