FLEGEL   14,387
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BEFORE: December 2007 at 197 pounds, size 16/18 and miserable!





AFTER: September 2009 at 142 pounds, size 8/10 and happy!





My first ever 5K run - the Zooma Run - in Atlanta on November 8, 2009! woo hoo!!!



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I am not giving up!

I'm a 40+ year old working mom who has always had a weight issue. I started in January 2008 at 197 pounds, wearing a tight size 16.

Over an almost two-year period I finally lost the weight, with times of stalling and regaining along the way. I started with the standard SP diet plan, but after a 6-month plateau I started low carb eating and find that it works best for me!

I am finally starting to understand that this will be a life-long process. As of 2014 I am ...
I'm a 40+ year old working mom who has always had a weight issue. I started in January 2008 at 197 pounds, wearing a tight size 16.

Over an almost two-year period I finally lost the weight, with times of stalling and regaining along the way. I started with the standard SP diet plan, but after a 6-month plateau I started low carb eating and find that it works best for me!

I am finally starting to understand that this will be a life-long process. As of 2014 I am back to batting some pounds that crept back up but I am not discouraged. I've added more fitness to my life, and starting to feel that difference. I will never give up, NEVER!!


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Member Since: 1/23/2008

SparkPoints: 14,387

Fitness Minutes: 8,894

My Goals:
To just be an average size person....to be in the range of healthy weight for once in my life. To wear clothes that fit and look nice, not clothes that hide something.

My Program:
Eating less sugary and fatty foods, lower carbs in general but more whole foods.
Moderation, portion control....
And (gulp) exercising!

Personal Information:
I am from Alabama. I work as a grant writer and consultant for low-income and homeless programs.
My life is stressful and wonderful.

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Member Comments:
KRISTINSGOALS
2/10/2014 12:59:20 PM

Hi! Welcome to Team Keto!! I'm a 40-something working mom, too! Glad to have you join our team!!

Kristin



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ROMANS811
1/8/2012 5:14:43 PM

Thank you for the goodie :)
It sounds like you are trying to stay prepared also, it really is key for me, it helps so much to have the right food on hand !

It's good to have you on the team,
Melinda



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NEEDPEOPLE
12/31/2009 1:26:07 PM

I wanted to spark by and say Happy New Year to you! I wish you all the best in 2010 my friend. Good health, good times, lots of happiness and fun and GREAT Success! I know 2010 will be the year YOU shine!
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NEEDPEOPLE
10/31/2009 10:41:41 AM

BOO!!!!! emoticon Happy Halloween emoticon Have a fun filled and safe day my friend. Enjoy!!


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BULLET
9/13/2009 11:32:34 PM

Congratulations on your before and after pictures!!



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