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I am WORTH the Investment!

I'm in it for the long haul. Less worried about the number on the scale than I am with the way my clothes fit....and the number of miles I can run. Less worried about body inches than body image....because if I don't love ME right here, right now, then losing 5 pounds won't be fixing what's really wrong in my life!

Fitness is important. A healthy diet is important. But most important to me is equilibrium. I need a sustainable lifestyle that doesn't leave me feeling deprived! ...
I'm in it for the long haul. Less worried about the number on the scale than I am with the way my clothes fit....and the number of miles I can run. Less worried about body inches than body image....because if I don't love ME right here, right now, then losing 5 pounds won't be fixing what's really wrong in my life!

Fitness is important. A healthy diet is important. But most important to me is equilibrium. I need a sustainable lifestyle that doesn't leave me feeling deprived! While I really enjoy active outdoorswomaning - running, biking, hiking, kayaking, etc. - I also enjoy a glass of wine in the evenings, dining out with friends without feeling guilty over the calories...and let's face it, at certain times of the month, chocolate is necessary.

This September felt like coming full circle. I joined SP under a different name in late 2008/early 2009, after I quit smoking for the first time (for roughly 15 months). At that point, I weighed 173 pounds. This was the highest point of my quit effort, but not my highest weight ever. That came my sophomore year of college - when I hit 210-215.

I quit again (finally!) September 2013. And again found myself reaching a highest weight of 173. I've already started making some great progress - while I still have about 20 pounds to lose to reach my goal weight, I'm already down 10 pounds...and, more importantly, I've lost an inch off my bust, 2.5 inches off my hips, and a whole 3.5 inches off my waistline!

My present to myself, for my 6-month quit anniversary, was to register for the Indy 500 Festival Mini-Marathon - my first half marathon! I ran in on May 3...and finished in 2:33:40 (my goal time was 2 1/2 hours). I was a little sore afterward, but I'm already looking at maybe registering for a half marathon in Madison this November!
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FRENCHIFAL just registered for the Madison half marathon! Anyone else running it?
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Member Since: 1/30/2010

SparkPoints: 92,445

Fitness Minutes: 69,740

My Goals:
My long-term goals are pretty simple: be fit and strong, live a healthy and happy life, and maintain a healthy weight range. I don't know yet what my goal weight will be...but for right now, I'm aiming for 145!

My Program:
Starting Measurements
Weight: 175
Body Fat: 38.83%

Neck: 12
Shoulders: 41
Upper Arm: 12
Bust: 41
Rib Cage: 34
Waist: 36
Lower Abs: 39
Hips: 43
Thigh: 25
Calf: 15


Current (5/3)
Weight: 164.1
Body Fat: 32.25%

Neck: 12
Shoulders: 40
Upper Arm: 11.5
Bust: 40
Rib Cage: 30.5
Waist: 32.5
Lower Abs: 36.5
Hips: 40.5
Thigh: 23.5
Calf: 15

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MISSG180
5/19/2014 11:19:50 AM

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