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Hi! My name is Deanna, and I live in Michigan. I'm a vegetarian, a graduate (doctoral) student, a computer geek, a knitter, and an avid reader.

In 2009, I lost 25 pounds, mostly due to SP. Unfortunately, I backslid quite a bit during the first half of 2010. Stress from my wedding, combined with the stress of starting graduate school, proved to be too much for my newfound healthy habits. I recommitted to SP in 2011, but due to some health issues I had to really cut back on my ...
Hi! My name is Deanna, and I live in Michigan. I'm a vegetarian, a graduate (doctoral) student, a computer geek, a knitter, and an avid reader.

In 2009, I lost 25 pounds, mostly due to SP. Unfortunately, I backslid quite a bit during the first half of 2010. Stress from my wedding, combined with the stress of starting graduate school, proved to be too much for my newfound healthy habits. I recommitted to SP in 2011, but due to some health issues I had to really cut back on my physical activities. Despite the obstacles in 2011, I managed to finish my MSIS (woo hoo!), and also managed to not regain all of the weight I'd lost before my POTS diagnosis.

However, since October 2013, when I was briefly in the hospital for POTS-related issues, I have regained almost all of the weight I'd lost. As disheartening as that is, I know that I can't give up. I will lose the weight, and I will begin living a healthier lifestyle.
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Member Since: 3/21/2009

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My Goals:
In 2014, I'm adopting the tortoise-y goal of dropping half a pound a week.

Overall, though, I'm just trying to be a healthier me. :)

My Program:
Mostly thanks to SP, I've developed some really good eating habits. I'm still trying to find a good exercise plan, though. One which will help me become fitter without overtaxing my body.

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I'm always looking for new books to read - please recommend your favorites! :)

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CAROLYN0107
2/10/2013 12:53:12 AM

Thanks for your participation in the Slowest Loser team. Best wishes for success in meeting your goals.
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1/21/2013 3:34:14 AM

Hi Dr Who fan I am one as well right from the very first episode with William Hartnel yes I am that old emoticon Loved your blog you can do it



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CAROLYN0107
1/3/2013 12:25:21 AM

Thanks for the SparkGoodie. Happy and Healthy New Year to you.
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LEN_VERSION32
1/2/2013 5:04:32 PM

Happy New Year to you too Deanna! Hope you will have a successful year!



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NAYKNITS
11/14/2012 7:49:07 PM

Thanks for the add! I've added you as well so we can cheer each other on. Have a great week =)



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