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(Updated 1/6/11) I started this journey wanting to look in the mirror and smile at myself. Well I have accomplished that goal. I have come a long way from that size 18/20 woman who was simply miserable. I am now a size 2. The workouts have helped so much. I am a 41 year-old mother of two teenagers. I have learned so much about myself and what I want in my life. I want to live and that is what I am doing.

Oh btw if you have been reading since I started this journey you may notice the name change. My given name is Joyce, but as the journey continued I picked up the nickname Vivian. It stuck and I like it so that is what I go by most of the time.

My weight loss progress
10/01/08 226 pounds
12/19/08 212 pounds
12/28/08 206
01/31/09 195.6
02/08/09 192.4
02/15/09 188.8
02/21/09 190.4
2/28/09 186.2
3/07/09 186
3/14/09 184.4
3/21/09 180
3/28/09 179
4/04/09 177.2
4/11/09 173.6
4/18/09 173
4/25/09 168.6
5/08/09 165
7/31/09 163
8/10/09 162
11/11/09 152
12/07/09 149.9
12/15/09 143
03/29/10 138
02/14/11 123
01/05/12 133

199 New shirt (met 1/20/09)
194 Manicure (met 2/8/09)
189 New pants (met 2/15/09)
184 tanning bed package (met 3/14/09)
179 new pants (met 3/28/09)
174 pedicure (met 4/11/09)
169 professional hair dye (met 4/25/09)
164 facial (met 7/31/09)
159 night out with hubby (met 9/26/09)
154 new workout clothes (maybe Christmas)
149 new shirt (met 1/5010)
144 new pants (met 2/15/10)
139 pedicure (met 5/1/10)
134 buy a bathing suit (met 7/1/10)
129 new outfit

Member Since: 12/19/2008

Fitness Minutes: 26,928

My Goals:
I am working very hard to lose 100 pounds and get to 126. I want to be strong and healthy and look really hot in my competition dresses.

My Program:
I am working at the gym 5-6 days per week. I add cardio and weight training. I have a trainer two days a month and dance 6 nights a week. I am also tracking my food and exercise at SP. which really has helped.

Personal Information:
My name is Joyce and I am from Richmond, KY. I work as a school psychologist and have found I absolutely love dancing.

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    Hey Joyce I came across your page by your article that you lost 103. Congratulations!!!!! emoticon I didn't read the womens day article. But I came to your page looked through your pictures, and read some of your blogs.
    So you are back on the journey. emoticon
    Way to go, as you said on one of your blogs many of us do know exactly how the relationship we have with food is. You did so well, I am so glad you are getting back "on the horse" and starting again. I would love to join you on your journey and on mine too. I agree also it can be exciting getting into a health regime. I get like that. I am on day thirty four and vow I will make it this time. I noticed you haven't blogged much for a while. I hope you are still blogging and hanging in there and working at it. I am adding you as a spark friend.
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    543 days ago
    I really enjoyed reading your story. I am about where you were when you began your journey. I am also a School Psychology grad student. Thank you for the inspiration, and have fun dancing!
    579 days ago
  • v GAMEON123
    I just read your story in the Women's Day magazine. Great inspiration for this New Year's day! I read your last blog...I hope all is well with your husband and you are both healthy!
    1072 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/1/2014 9:01:16 PM
    May I ask how tall you are?

    You look great!
    1072 days ago
  • v JIBBIE49
    emoticon Happy 2014 New Year emoticon Make this your best year ever.

    1072 days ago
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