Just before the wedding. I have yet to find a picture where I wasn't grinning like an idiot =) 205#

This is December 2009, about 210 pounds, sporting my new haircut.

A solo shot from the engagement photoshoot. I look amazing here!


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Woo Hoo!

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April 2010: Woah, I am graduating! Grad school is looking shaky, but who knows? After this semester with my biggest loser peers, and my husband by my side, I'll get through it.

February 4, 2010 - 215 lbs == 46lbs!
February 18, 2010 - 210 lbs == 51lbs!
March 19, 2010 - 206 lbs == 55lbs!
April 18, 2010 - 195lbs == 66lbs!
May 18, 2010 - Goal: 190 lbs

From 2009:
I am getting married November 7th to my high school sweetheart! We dated for 6 years before getting engaged and I hope to be able to buy a dress off the rack for the wedding instead of having to have one custom made in size fat-ass!
Update: I bought a dress! It is beautiful. It will need to be heavily altered (down, not up :D ) but it is just breath-takingly perfect for me. FH said if I make my goal of under 200lbs by the wedding we'll have to get a new dress! He might be right, actually, but who doesn't like pretty dresses :)

February, 2008, I weighed 270lbs.
January 4th, 2009- 261lbs.
February 18, 2009 - 248lbs == 13lbs.
March 17, 2009- 238lbs ==23lbs!
April 16, 2009 - 230 == 31lbs!
May 16, 2009 - 224 == 37lbs!
June 16, 2009 - 215 == 46lbs!

*BMI under 40 so I can see the graph on my Wii Fit, 234lbs (27lbs to date)--Achieved 4/1/09
*225lbs by the end of the Spring semester (35lbs to date) --Achieved 5/8/09
*Current goal: less than 200lbs (61lbs to date) by my wedding, 11/7/09
Future Goals:
~have a BMI less than 30 (87lbs to date) ??/??/??
~161 lbs (100lbs to date)

We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, then, is not an act, but a habit. -Aristotle

Member Since: 2/11/2009

Fitness Minutes: 6,871

My Goals:
*Current goal: less than 200lbs (61lbs to date) by my wedding, 11/7/09
*Long-term goal: have a BMI less than 30 (87lbs to date) ??/??/??
*Long-term goal: Have a healthy BMI at 140 pounds (121lbs to date)

My Program:
My current small steps are:
*Drink 8+ glasses of water per day
*Eat 1400-1600 calories/day
*Exercise an average of 30 minutes a day
*Be aware of my posture and self presentation

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I am a Computational Mathematics major at the University of Central Florida. I will graduate next spring and hope to go to grad school to study Bioinformatics. I spend my free time (hah!) knitting and googling things for my upcoming wedding. I am currently working on a year long internship with CSMUS at my home institution and loving it!

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  • v MRSSMITH622
    Just checking in. I am back and I am retaking it off. How is married life?
    2723 days ago
    hey we are here for you if you need us. lets work hard and see if we can be the mini team that gets the most points in and can do the exercise needed for the team. WE CAN DO IT!!!
    2825 days ago
    Hey there! I know it has been a long time since the mini teams were created but I am still glad you are on mine! I am sorry that things are hard for you right now being at your FIL's house but we can do this! I am also living at my FIL's house with my guy right now and it is not easy to watch him eat all these unhealthy foods without indulging myself. I need your help desperately! I have been gaining and I need to get back on track! Good job on maintaining your weight!
    2825 days ago
    Hi Golden Gladiator Teammate. You will do great this weekend on your goals and we are going to rock next weigh in :) emoticon
    2825 days ago
  • v MRSSMITH622
    Thank you for checking up on me. Love the wedding pic you look great and I am so happy for your continued success. I amback and gained my weight back, but I am here for a new beginning. I am going to be sunig the wuii fit, didn;t you use that a while?
    2826 days ago
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