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A new baby and a new body.

I was an internationally competing Karate champ and now I am way over my fighting weight. I am a Nidan (2nd degree black belt) in Shukokai karate. I have been training and competing from the age 6 on, been AAU national champ, placed in world tournaments and even made the U.S womens national team at 15. I miss being able to compete and train, since the car accident my back hasn't been up to it.
I gained 55-60 while pregnant and would like to get back to my pre-pregnancy weight.
I was an internationally competing Karate champ and now I am way over my fighting weight. I am a Nidan (2nd degree black belt) in Shukokai karate. I have been training and competing from the age 6 on, been AAU national champ, placed in world tournaments and even made the U.S womens national team at 15. I miss being able to compete and train, since the car accident my back hasn't been up to it.
I gained 55-60 while pregnant and would like to get back to my pre-pregnancy weight.




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Member Since: 8/22/2007

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My Goals:
I have back issues and every pound counts in helping pain relief and the less weight I have now, the less I'll need to lose later. My husband and I would also like to have another baby in this coming year and I would like to hit by goal weight before TTC.

My Program:
Yoga, Kata, stretching, walking, elliptical when I can and eating lighter and leaner...or at least trying to.
Wii fit as well.

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I live in FL, I am a Karateka, chef and graduated from the CIA in Hyde Park NY in 2002. I love to exchange recipes I also have a lot of dessert recipes that are low fat and healthy..just ask.

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HICALGAL
2/13/2011 7:18:14 AM

aloha gorgeous Ruby-Lite! hope you're doing well...miss you! happy valentines....may your beautiful heart be filled with peace, love and happiness EVERY DAY! hugs!!

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SPARKPIXIE
8/30/2010 6:56:24 PM

Hello Ruby-Lite! I'm just Sparking by from Rootin' for Ruby to wish you a successful week!
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Hugs,
Pixie


"Never Quit. Don't ever, ever quit. Recognize that stopping now and regrouping to try a new approach isn't quitting. If you quit you'll regret it forever."
~ Rudy Ruettiger

"When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place."
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6/19/2010 10:42:18 AM


"One day at a time--this is enough. Do not look back and grieve over the past for it is gone; and do not be troubled about the future, for it has not yet come. Live in the present, and make it so beautiful it will be worth remembering."
~~Ida Scott Taylor~~

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I'm just dropping by from Rootin' for Ruby to wish you a beautiful day every day and to remind you that as you work towards reaching your goals, take time to enjoy TODAY! Don't wait to live your life until you reach your goal weight. Start making happy memories today. You're worth it!
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TIFFANY782
3/30/2010 4:01:24 AM

Hey Jess,

I see we have similar stories except I was never a worldclass karate athlete lol but I was a hard workout fanatic emoticon . How did you manage to loose weight through the pain? I have a pattern of working out for a week then paying for it in excruciating pain for a week. So I end up staying the same weight or gaining weight if i don't push myself to workout and paying for it in the end. Have you had this experience?

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HICALGAL
12/7/2009 3:09:43 AM

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Hope everything is going well. here's to a new week of healthy choices for all of us. take care!


A Hug Is...

A hug is a wonderful gift to share,
A way to show each other that we care;
There is so much a hug is able to do,
When you feel those arms holding you.

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A hug can be given for no reason at all,
And given to those, both big and small;
We're never too old to feel the joy it brings,
As it is one of life's most pleasing things.

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And for all of this beauty, a hug is free!
It costs nothing, yet means so much to me;
We should all hug another to show we care,
For to feel a warm hug, nothing can compare.

~Author Unknown


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