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Everything big starts little - little pounds lost each week will be big pounds in the end

I am a 40 yr old at-home mom and Army wife, for 15 yrs, and Psychology student. I have been struggling with my weight since my mid-20's, but it has been in the last 6 years that I lost control. In the last 6 yrs I have gained over 50 lbs, causing high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and fatty-liver disease. Now at 242 lbs, I realize that I better start taking control of my life or I won't have a life.

It's been almost 3 weeks, and 6 lbs less, since I restarted my journey to the ...
I am a 40 yr old at-home mom and Army wife, for 15 yrs, and Psychology student. I have been struggling with my weight since my mid-20's, but it has been in the last 6 years that I lost control. In the last 6 yrs I have gained over 50 lbs, causing high blood pressure, high cholesterol, and fatty-liver disease. Now at 242 lbs, I realize that I better start taking control of my life or I won't have a life.

It's been almost 3 weeks, and 6 lbs less, since I restarted my journey to the new healthy me. I have started feeling more energy than I have in years, my cravings are getting less and less, and I even don't hate working out. I know I CAN DO IT! and I WILL!!
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Member Since: 7/24/2010

SparkPoints: 0

Fitness Minutes: 1,096

My Goals:
Weight Loss

* 5% - 12.1 - 229.9 –

*10% - 24.2 - 217.8 -

*15% - 36.3 - 205.7 -

*20% - 48.4 - 193.6 -

*25% - 60.5 - 181.5 -

*30% - 72.6 - 169.4 -

*35% - 84.7 - 157.3 -

*40% - 96.8 - 145.2 -

*45% - 108.9 - 133.1 -

*50% - 121 - 121 -

Nutrition Goals

*Drink 8 cups of water per day

*Eat 5 servings of Fruit/Vegetables per day

Fitness Goals

*Walk/Run 5 Miles per Week

*Complete 3 sessions of C25K program per week

*Burn 500 Calories per day

*Ride Stationary Bike 20 min.: 3x / week

*Strength Training 20 min. minimum: 3x / week

Personal Goal

*Get 8 hours of sleep: 1x / day

*Participate in...
5k's
'10 Country's Midnight Express - Completed
'10 "Mogadishu Mile" 5k

My Program:
My Program:

1,200 - 1,550 cal. daily

40% Protein

30% Carbs

30% Fat

Couch2 5k

2 week alternating cycle

SAT: A.M - Run 3.1 miles w/ 5% - 10% incline

P.M. – Stationary Bike 30 mins. at moderate pace

SUN: A.M. - Kettlebell Training

P.M. – Walk 30 mins. At 2.5mph

MON: A.M - Run 3.1 miles w/ 5% - 10% incline

P.M. – Stationary Bike 30 mins. at moderate pace

TUES: A.M. - Kettlebell Training

P.M. – Walk 30 mins. At 2.5mph

WED: A.M - Run 3.1 miles w/ 5% - 10% incline

P.M. – Stationary Bike 30 mins. at moderate pace

THURS: A.M. - Kettlebell Training

P.M. – Walk 30 mins. At 2.5mph

FRI: A.M - Run 3.1 miles w/ 5% - 10% incline

P.M. – Stationary Bike 30 mins.

Personal Information:
I was born in Puerto Rico, but mostly raised in Hialeah, FL. My father is Cuban and my mother American. I have 2 older brothers and 2 little half-sisters, ages 3 and 9. I love to draw and paint.

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11/2/2012 4:46:19 PM

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4/7/2011 12:50:59 PM

Dalai Lama: “The greatest degree of inner tranquility comes from the cultivation of love and compassion. The more we care for the happiness of others, the greater is our own sense of well-being.”

Wishing you the most wonderful sparky day! Keep on sparking!! Hugs and friendship.. Lynn




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1/21/2011 3:08:38 PM

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