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This was me jog/walking @ the Biggest Loser Walk Run 5k Race in Springfield OR time Time: 54:33 Pace: 17:36 JOG/WALK :) Personal Best Time





Holiday Half 2013 with Brian Time: 4:02:06 Pace 18:11





Krista and I crossing the finish line - hugs for a job well done Rogue Run 2013 Time: 4:04:34 Average Pace: 18:41 Last Years 2012 Time: 4:20 Average Pace: 19:55



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Pookie's Corner - there is health beyond the scale - a # doesn't define my success!

Hi My name is Emmy and I have battled with my weight since I was about 11 years old; so in 2005 things change for me as I was diagnosed with borderline diabetes. Borderline you either have it or you don’t. I knew then things had to change because we had six generations of adult onset diabetes and I didn’t want to go through the battles my mom has had to do plus I hate needles. But I still went back and forth with the yo-yoing diets. In 2006 I got married to my soulmate.

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Hi My name is Emmy and I have battled with my weight since I was about 11 years old; so in 2005 things change for me as I was diagnosed with borderline diabetes. Borderline you either have it or you don’t. I knew then things had to change because we had six generations of adult onset diabetes and I didn’t want to go through the battles my mom has had to do plus I hate needles. But I still went back and forth with the yo-yoing diets. In 2006 I got married to my soulmate.

Finally got serious in 2010 and loosen up and started letting my guard down and let people in that year. I lost about 35# since I started my journey in 2005 but hit a plateau which took me to the root cause which I kept hidden called Binge Eating. I realized then if I wanted to really make everlasting changes I needed help!! I went to my first Binge Eating Disorder Therapy on July 1, 2011 and have been going since then.

I finally let the closet door swing wide open let all my skeletons and secrets out and man did I starting liking myself a lot more. I actually started working on my self esteem and did things for myself without feeling selfish. I have learned so much more about myself especially on how strong, brave, intelligent and beautiful I am. I am still working on it but have maintained the 35# for a while now. I had gallbladder surgery on June 29, 2012; due to my eating disorder finally caught up to me.

My accomplishments as I have begun to feel stronger has been my Woggling (walk/run) I have completed over 10 races 5K, 10K, & Half Marathon. If you would have told me 4 years ago I would be woggling i would have laughed in your face - yeah right. From the time i walked my first half - and felt that pride and accomplishment. I have improved my times and this fluffy girl can get out there and walk run a half, 10k or 5k and my competition is myself mentally and physically.

Health at everysize; don't give up on living life because you are waiting to get skinny live life and enjoy the ride along the way and watch what happens!! Loving yourself no matter what the scale says is the most important thing you can do for yourself!! Be patient, compassionate and kind to yourself-remember the weight didn't happen overnight so it won't come off overnight either!
Never give up and continue to learn never stop!

In November I decided to build my team and my best friend is coaching me I am ready to do this. So with my Coach, best friends, doctor and therapist I am starting to see successes in all aspects of my journey. I know I will get to my goals now, my determination is fierce. I deserve to take care of me now!!!
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Member Since: 2/26/2004

SparkPoints: 97,308

Fitness Minutes: 37,165

My Goals:
1. Exercise 30 mins 6 times per week
2. Eat within my calorie range healthy foods.
3. Journal my food intake daily
4. Attend my TOPS meetings weekly!
5. Love myself daily to make my healthy choices throughout the day!
6. BED Therapy - Weekly!

My Program:
Practicing Intuitive Eating
Joyful movement
Success beyond the scale!
Loving myself at all cost!

Personal Information:
Emmy -- Portland Metro Area. email: evpookie@yahoo.com

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I love to read, hike, jog/walk, camp, scrapbook and cook.


Quote: "Your Fitness is 100% MENTAL! Your body WON'T GO, where your MIND doesn't PUSH IT!!"


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STORMWATCHER3
1/21/2015 9:18:16 AM

Wednesday thoughts:

Do it now! Sometimes "Later" becomes "never". emoticon emoticon

Work hard and be proud of what you achieve. emoticon emoticon

Believing in yourself is the first secret to success. emoticon emoticon

Three things to make your day healthier....
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2 ~ Take the stairs. emoticon
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1/20/2015 10:20:57 AM

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"The greatest thing you have is the 24 hours in front of you.
The past is gone; the future is distant.
Today you CAN succeed.
Set a goal you can achieve in the next 24 hours."

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SUN66SHINE
1/13/2015 10:55:48 PM

Got the BINGO finished, now what's next.....Oh yes, RELAY!! Hope you have your workout shoes on! Let's blast this challenge.



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1/13/2015 10:28:38 AM

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Smiling is infectious
you catch it like the flu,
When someone smiled at me today
I started smiling too.
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I passed around the corner
and someone saw my grin
When he smiled I realized
I’d passed it on to him!
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I thought about that smile
then I realized its worth,
A single smile
just like mine
could travel round the earth.
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So, if you feel a smile begin,
don’t leave it undetected,
Let’s start an epidemic quick,
and get the world infected!

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