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And here we go!

I'm 24, in medical school, and currently logging 60+ hours a week at the hospital and trying to figure out how to keep the motivation going!

I am currently doing Jillian Michaels and hope to add back C25K soon!

I have set a goal of 10lbs per month, but it is just something to aim far I'm losing at a SNAILS pace!

**Disclaimer** Although I am in medical school and have a huge amount of knowledge, I am NOT yet a doctor and I do NOT dispense medical advice over the internet. Everything I say is my own OPINION so take it as you will :)

Member Since: 10/24/2010

My Goals:
My Ultimate general goals for myself:
-Reach a healthy BMI
-Reach a healthy Body Fat %
-Run a 5K and possibly progress to 10K, and marathons
-Learn to live a healthy lifestyle and stick with it

Ultimate numerical goals:
-Weigh 160lbs or less
-Drop Body Fat to 25% or less

Short Term Goals
-Exercise 5-6 days/week
-Eat Healthy balanced meals and maintain calorie reduction
-Lose 10lbs per month
265lbs by 7/1/2013**
255lbs by 8/1/2013**
245lbs by 10/1/2013
235lbs by 11/1/2013
225lbs by 12/1/2013
215lbs by 1/1/2014
205lbs by 2/1/2014
*Reward=Haircut and Mani/Pedi when I reach Onederland!!*
195lbs by 3/1/2014
185lbs by 4/1/2014
175lbs by 5/1/2014
165lbs by 6/1/2014 (HEATHY BMI)
155lbs by 7/1/2014
150lbs by 8/1/2014

My Program:
I'm eating balanced meals and keeping my net calories between 1400-1600 per day. I honestly hate most fruits and vegetables so I am making an effort to eat 2 servings of each per day.

Exercise-wise I am doing 30 Day shred, running/walking in a couch-5K program, and experimenting with heavy lifting in the form of a home weight set

Personal Information:

I'm a smarty-pants and a super nerd. In my free time I read fantasy novels and play RPG games on XBOX360. I love Science and anything created by Joss Whedon. Generally I don't have much free time though so relaxation days are few and far between.

Other Information:
I received my BS in Molecular and Cellular Biology in May 2011 and am currently a third year medical student.

I'm tougher than I look, and one day I want to look and feel as strong as I know I am. I want the person in the mirror to be me, not that fat girl that has taken over.

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    emoticon I have added you as a friend as we seem to have so much in common. Your plans are very good I would love to do the same but I can't do exercise, so I think my results will be not as fast, this week I had my first weigh in and I lost 8lbs in my first month so I'm pleased with that!!
    Keep up your good work, if you need a chat I'm here for support.
    Luv Maxine x
    1810 days ago
    Thanks for the add!! Looking forward to losing some serious pounds with you!
    1814 days ago
    Hi there,

    My name is Josée, I co-lead the Girlies Ditching a+100 Pounds Team. So glad to have you with us, I co-lead the team with two other fantastic team members: NANCYSINATRA and BETHYSMAMA.

    Please stop by the team's page, check-out the challenges going on, introduce yourself, add friends. I have added you as a friend, so stop by my page.

    Have a great day !


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    1834 days ago
  • v OMMAMA7
    Thanks for the add and I agree - I also would love to connect with people in the area. Unfortunately the rockford page doesn't get much activity LOL it's nice to see some life! If you ever want to meet up to walk sometime, let me know - I'm on here every day :)
    1979 days ago
    Thanks for the comment. Yes, I have a rather large collection of Giant Microbes. And the company has yet to send me a cease-and-desist letter regarding my username :)

    Looking forward to getting to know you!
    1980 days ago
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