JLHNELL   29,890
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This is me, 15 pounds lighter - and no longer afraid of the camera! I love this picture, because this smile shows exactly how I feel about myself now - excited and proud of my progress, and already more active with my kiddos, as you can see!





Happy Birthday to me! 24 pounds lighter today! Woo-Hoo!



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Getting Healthy for my Family - and for Me!

Have slowly and steadily gained weight through medical school and residency, and then through 2 pregnancies. For years, searched for the motivation that would help me make a healthy change, but couldn't find it. Then, through a combination of factors, I came to realize that it was now or never. Found Sparkpeople.com by chance when looking for a good nutritional calculator, as I have rediscovered a love of cooking now that I stopped working and became a stay-at-home mom. Am just getting started ...
Have slowly and steadily gained weight through medical school and residency, and then through 2 pregnancies. For years, searched for the motivation that would help me make a healthy change, but couldn't find it. Then, through a combination of factors, I came to realize that it was now or never. Found Sparkpeople.com by chance when looking for a good nutritional calculator, as I have rediscovered a love of cooking now that I stopped working and became a stay-at-home mom. Am just getting started but have fallen in love with this website. I am also using some additional tools (The Beck Diet Solution book, and Shaklee Cinch products) to help me on my way.




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Member Since: 8/10/2010

SparkPoints: 29,890

Fitness Minutes: 30,553

My Goals:
- Meet goal weight on schedule
- Increase physical fitness
- Set a healthy example for my family, friends, and patients
- Feel happy, healthy, attractive, and fit like I once did

My Program:
- Sparkpeople.com nutritional and fitness trackers
- The Beck Diet Solution
- Shaklee Cinch products

Personal Information:
Live with my fantastic hubby and my two adorable but exhausting kiddos. Am a family physician, but have taken a break from active practice to raise my kids and focus on our family.

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"Today Could Be The Day You Do The Impossible"

My dad used to leave this message on the seat of my car on the mornings I had track meets in highschool. I saved a copy all these years, and posted it on my fridge to motivate me.

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TEENY_BIKINI
4/18/2011 10:44:25 PM

Hey gorgeous. Thanks for my goodie - have a super fabulous week! Hugs.

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TEACHDIANN78
4/18/2011 10:18:44 PM

Have a great vacation!!!!! Rock that bathing suit, girl!



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PAULINLIM
4/16/2011 10:29:01 AM

Thank you for the Spark Goodie! It was a nice bright spot to start my day. I hope you have a wonderful, healing, restorative time on vacation! Remember to stay in the present moment and relish it!!



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TEACHDIANN78
3/8/2011 3:52:32 PM

Just stopping by to give some cheer...I fell off the wagon for a minute but I'm back and ready to give it my all and wanted to cheer you on too!! I've miss my Spark friends!!



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DSORGNZEDCHAOS
1/25/2011 12:51:09 AM

"Beautiful Woman Award! Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the wall of 8 women who deserve it. If you receive more than 3, you know you're really beautiful! If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out"




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