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Me at my highest weight ever (including pregnancy) at my son's Air Force Basic Training Graduation - September 2, 2011



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While I would love to lose weight, I seriously need to concentrate on my health. As I've seen someone else say ... if I concentrate on my health the weight will surely follow.

Have recently learned I am either gluten-intolerant or have celiac's. This has helped tremendously with the weight seemingly to fall off. It's also drastically helping with my goal to be a raw vegan again :) It was easy back when I was just a Marine and mom. Now I've been through a divorce, full time ...
While I would love to lose weight, I seriously need to concentrate on my health. As I've seen someone else say ... if I concentrate on my health the weight will surely follow.

Have recently learned I am either gluten-intolerant or have celiac's. This has helped tremendously with the weight seemingly to fall off. It's also drastically helping with my goal to be a raw vegan again :) It was easy back when I was just a Marine and mom. Now I've been through a divorce, full time school to earn my bachelor's, and now am a graduate student plus home school plus play taxi to everyone. While I love my life, it's full and I have to rediscover the ways I used fix meals and snacks ahead of time which make life waaaaaaaay easier!
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Member Since: 12/29/2011

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Fitness Minutes: 844

My Goals:
Goal 1: Be 177 by the time DD17 visits --- MET!!!

Goal 2: Be 175 by Valentine's Day --- MET!!! (& then some - 172.7!!!)

Goal 3: Be 174 by DS11's Name Day Feb 29 --- MET ahead of time ....

Goal 4: Be at 172.0 by DS11's Name Day Feb 29 --- MET ahead!!

Goal 5: Be at 171.5 by Mar 17, 2012 ~ St. Patrick's Day ~ MET ahead!!

Goal 6: Be at 169 by Apr 7, 2012 ~ DD8's 9th B'day ~ MET ahead!!

Goal 7: Be at 168 by April 21, 2012 ~ DD17's 18th B'day ~ MET!!!

Goal 8: Be at 167.1 by May 4, 2012 ~ DS23's 24th B'day ~

Goal 9: Be at 165.5 by May 27, 2012 ~ Memorial Day Wknd ~

Goal 10: Be at 163 by Jun 30, 2012 ~ My Birthday ~

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Starting Weight: 180 lb
Current Weight: 167.9 lb
Goal Weight: ~ 120 lb

Starting Waist (belly button): 44.25 in
Current Waist (bb): 44 in
Goal Waist (bb): 38 in

Starting Waist (smallest): 37 in
Current Waist (smallest): 37

My Program:
My program is taking on a new face since I am on summer break! Once the pool opens in June, I'll be swimming a least 3x wk and walking with some friends 3x wk and strength training afterwards ... Through May I will walk 3x wk and SP strength training videos 5x wk ...

My diet:
I am concentrating on ...
~ Portion control
~ Tracking calories
~ Plant-based
~ Gluten-free
~ Drinking more water and herbal teas

Other ...
~ Trying to be consistent with bed time and wake time


Personal Information:
I ...

~ am Eastern Orthodox.

~ am a Marine.

~ have a son in the Air Force.

~ am hearing impaired.

~ have two children who are hearing impaired.

~ have a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice ... major in Forensic Science ... minor in Psychology.

~ am a graduate student - updating some old sciences and gaining some new ones

~ homeschool one of my children.

~ love herbs and use natural healing techniques and remedies before using conventional medicine.

Other Information:
Mom to 5, bonus mom to 3 ... they are ...
~ 23 yob
~ 20 yob
~ 19 yob
~ 18 yog
~ 16 yog
~ 13 yog
~ 11 yob
~ 9 yog

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ANGELBELIEVER
7/1/2012 12:03:20 AM

Happy Birthday. Have a wonderful day and the beginning of a super great year for you.



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CALAMITYJANE44
2/14/2012 11:24:00 AM

Thank you for the sweet carnation! emoticon



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CALAMITYJANE44
2/14/2012 10:28:03 AM

That's neat about the beanie. I don't have that issue in the house, but when I go outside, if my hands, my head and my feet are warm, the rest of me stays warm too.

Hope you're able to find some resolution for the food intolerance issues your family has. I can't imagine how you're able to cook for everyone!

Happy Valentine's Day!





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TRAVELNISTA
2/14/2012 10:17:54 AM

emoticon for my pretty pink Valentine's carnation. emoticon emoticon



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CALAMITYJANE44
2/8/2012 7:53:52 PM

Hi there!

Saw your reply to woofgang about the celiac - have you been formally tested? I've often said that if being celiac were I crime that there is enough "circumstantial evidence" (even without gastro issues) to put me away for life - I have 1 son who is autistic, 1 who is speech delayed, a daughter who has attention deficit, I have Hashimoto's...the list goes on.

I have no idea how I can get my doc to order a celiac test for me because I don't fit the "textbook" example. Any ideas?

BTW - Is your "beanie" a cpap? If so, that's a cute name for it - I just call mine "sleeping buddy" - lol!



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