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Taking control of my health!

I am a new mommy after a 15 year break. I have a son in high school and an infant. Besides being a mommy, I am also a wife. I work full-time, own a dog, and a cat.

Working out, eating healthy, and still managing a household is difficult. I have a great husband who tries to take care of the bulk of the housework in between college work and taking care of our daughter.

I don't like cooking. I never have, and I doubt I ever will truly enjoy it. It is a necessary evil ...
I am a new mommy after a 15 year break. I have a son in high school and an infant. Besides being a mommy, I am also a wife. I work full-time, own a dog, and a cat.

Working out, eating healthy, and still managing a household is difficult. I have a great husband who tries to take care of the bulk of the housework in between college work and taking care of our daughter.

I don't like cooking. I never have, and I doubt I ever will truly enjoy it. It is a necessary evil and I recognize that it is something that needs to be done. Therefore, my hubby and I have made a commitment to one another to start eating better and cooking at home. First thing to add is salad...in addition to our veggies.

Together, we will get healthy, fit, and in control of ourselves!
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Member Since: 3/23/2011

SparkPoints: 1,315

Fitness Minutes: 691

My Goals:
Lose 10 pounds in 3 months.

Lose 25 pounds by Christmas.

Lower my "body age" from 41 to 35 in six months.

Gain strength, muscle, flexibility & endurance while losing fat.

My Program:
Weight training 2-3 times per week.

Cardio 30 minutes 3xs/week.

Walk dog around neighborhood or push stroller while husband walks dog 4 xs/week minimum.

Personal Information:
I am 36 with a current (4/18/11) body age of 41. I just had a baby 3mos ago and we are doing great! I am married to a wonderful man.

I am a mommy to:
15yo boy Chaz
3mo girl EmiJo
cat-Grissom
dog-Turbo

We are the typical modern family. I work. My husband is in college and a stay at home daddy. My son is in high school.


Other Information:
I like:

Scrapbooking.
Movies at the drive-in.
Dinners out.
Walks around the neighborhood with my husband & dog.


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LEAH-MARIE58
9/9/2011 12:43:06 PM

emoticon What's this ??? Another weekend comin' upon us already? Time sure flies ! emoticon

It's going to be a BEAUTIFUL emoticon and warm emoticon here in Port Angeles, Washington. So, I think I should be able to get out and get some FUN exercise emoticon this weekend. Maybe a emoticon on a nice trail in the Olympic National Forest. Or maybe another emoticon . Hmmm.....alot to do that's fun ! And good for me ! emoticon

Have a GREAT weekend, My SparkFriends ! Hope your weekend is emoticon and emoticon !

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8/1/2011 12:37:06 PM

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emoticon Good Morning !
It's a BEAUTIFUL SUNNY Monday morning! Hope your weekend was GREAT !

5 more affirmations:
* My exercise is motivation in action
* Self-control is my antidote to temptation
* I must take time to be prepared
* My genes are not my fault, but my behavior is my responsibility
* Controlling my emotions is a key to weight control

I'll be thinking of you this week. SO, eat healthy and remember SparkFriends are here for ya !

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7/29/2011 12:44:24 PM

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Another summer weekend is here. With all the BBQ's happening, I thought I better send along some delicious and healthy foods to help you get through the weekend. I know there will be emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon
out there just waiting for you to indulge-but, take those fruits and veggies I sent you with you and you shall do better. And drink your emoticon !
That will help, too !

Have a blessed weekend, my SparkFriends !

Remember-I'm with you ! emoticon
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LEAH-MARIE58
7/25/2011 2:45:58 PM

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Good Morning My SparkFriends !
Another Monday. Another start of a NEW week !

Another 5 more affirmations for you.

* I find strength, not excuses
* If I am wise, I will exercise
* I only get the support I ask for
* Persistence and resistance will prolong my existence
* I won't let slip-ups be my downfall

Have a GREAT week my SparkFriends ! And remember-YOU ARE NOT ALONE !!
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LEAH-MARIE58
7/18/2011 12:50:02 PM

emoticon Hello SparkFriends !

A BEAUTIFUL morning to you all !

Here we go- another set of affirmations for you.

* Taking control of my weight and my health is my #1 priority.
* I CAN manage temptation.
* I exercise because it makes me feel good.
* A healthy snack can keep me on track.
* Giving myself time is no crime.

And remember the first 5-

* I am an intelligent person
* I am focused and will stay on plan.
* Better choices lead to better living.
* I am losing weight to gain control
* The only person that stands in the way of my success is me.

I thought I should send the first 5 again since it had been awhile. I wanted to send a set every week but my vacation got in the way.

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