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Wife & Mother Of 3

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SparkPeople Motivator ~ 12/11/2008

SparkPeople Featured Motivator ~ 1/19/2010

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~ STATS/GOALS ~
Age: 36yrs
Height: 5'3"

Starting Weight 2007: 126lbs ~ 8/25/2007
Starting Weight 2008: 119lbs ~ 4/26/2008
Starting Weight 2009: 118.8lbs ~ 1/5/2009
Starting Weight 2010: 117.2lbs ~ 1/19/2010
Starting Weight 2011: 110.6lbs ~ 1/6/2011
Starting Weight 2012: 113.8lbs ~ 8/13/2012
Starting Weight 2013: 116.2lbs ~ 2/16/2013
Starting Weight 2014: 129.6lbs ~ 1/4/2014
Starting Weight 2016: 122.6lbs ~ 1/13/2016

Goal Weight: 115lbs By 6/5/2008 ~ HIT 6/3/2008
Goal Weight: 115lbs By 2/14/2009 ~ HIT 1/27/2009
Lowest Weight: 113.6lbs ~ 2/9/2009
Goal Weight: 115lbs By 3/1/2010 ~ HIT 2/1/2010
Lowest Weight 110lbs ~ 1/27/2011
Goal Weight: 115lbs By 6/5/2016

Quit Smoking By 5/1/08 ~ HIT 5/9/2008

Wear A New Bikini By 7/4/2008 ~ HIT

Wear A New Bikini For A 2nd Time By 8/9/2009 ~ HIT

Wear A New Bikini For A 3rd Time By 8/9/2010 ~ HIT

Wear A New Bikini For A 4th Time By 7/4/2011 ~ HIT

Wear A New Bikini For A 5th Time By 7/4/2016

Run A 5K Race In 2008* ~ HIT 9/1/2008

*American Discovery Trail 5K ~ 9/1/2008
Time ~ 0:34:16
Overall Place ~ 124/179
Gender Place ~ 62/106
Age-Group Place (25-29) ~ 10/18

*Our Great Race 5K ~ 9/13/2008
Time ~ 0:35:23
Overall Place ~ 55/63
Gender Place ~ 18/20
Age-Group Place (25-29) ~ 1/2

Run A 5K Race Again In 2010* ~ HIT 9/26/10

*Race Against Suicide 5K ~ 9/26/10
(They Lost All 5K Times)
Age-Group Place (30-34) ~ 3/8

*Peace Officers' Memorial Valor 5K ~ 10/16/10
Time ~ 32:07
Overall Place ~ 114/184
Gender Place ~ 36/85
Age-Group Place (30-39) ~ 17/44

*Victory For Veterans 5K~ 10/30/10
Time ~ 35:54
Overall Place ~ 24/36
Gender Place ~ 12/19

*Fort Carson Turkey Trot Trail Run ~ 11/20/10
Time ~ 37:30

Run Another 5K In 2016

Run A 10K

Fit Into My Size 3 Gown For The SQDN Army Ball By 2/14/2009 ~ HIT

Fit Into My Size 2 Gown For The SQDN Army Ball By 7/23/2010 ~ HIT

Go Up The Manitou Incline In 2010 ~ HIT 9/2/2010

Go Up The Manitou Incline Again In 2011 ~ HIT 6/6/2011

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~ WEIGH-INS ~

Start Weight 2007 ~ 126lbs ~ 8/25/2007
Goal Weight 2007 ~ 115lbs ~ Never Achieved
Last Weigh-In 2007 ~ 123lbs ~ 9/16/2007
Start Weight 2008 ~ 119lbs ~ 4/26/2008
Goal Weight 2008 ~ 115lbs ~ 6/3/2008
Last Weigh-In 2008 ~ 117.6lbs ~ 12/31/2008
Start Weight 2009 ~ 118.8lbs ~ 1/5/2009
Goal Weight 2009 ~ 115lbs ~ 1/27/2009
Last Weigh-In 2009 ~ 117lbs ~ 8/24/2009
Start Weight 2010 ~ 117.2lbs ~ 1/19/2010
Goal Weight 2010 ~ 115lbs ~ 2/1/2010
Last Weigh-In 2010 ~ 113lbs ~ 11/16//2010
Start Weight 2011 ~ 110.6lbs ~ 1/6/2011
Last Weigh-In 2011 ~ 115lbs ~ 8/22/2011
Start Weight 2012 ~ 113.8lbs ~ 8/13/2012
Last Weight 2012 ~ 113.8lbs ~ 8/13/2012
Start Weight 2013 ~ 116.2lbs ~ 2/16/2013
Goal Weight 2013 ~ 115lbs ~ Never Achieved
Last Weight 2013 ~ 130.4lbs 12/28/2013
Start Weight 2014 ~ 129.6lbs ~ 1/4/2014
Goal Weight 2014 ~ 115lbs ~ Never Achieved
Last Weight 2014 ~ 117.8lbs ~ 11/3/2014
Start Weight 2016 ~ 122.6lbs ~ 1/13/2016
Goal Weight 2016 ~ 115lbs
Last Weight 2016 ~ 117lbs ~ 4/16/2016

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~ BODY FAT % ~

Start Body Fat % 2010 ~ 26.1% ~ 2/1/2010
Last Body Fat % 2010 ~ 23.8% ~ 11/16/2010
Start Body Fat % 2011 ~ 22.9% ~ 1/6/2011
Last Body Fat % 2011 ~ 25.4% ~ 8/22/2011
Start Body Fat % 2012 ~ 22.5% ~ 8/13/2012
Last Body Fat % 2012 ~ 22.5% ~ 8/13/2012
Start Body Fat % 2013 ~ 28.0% ~ 2/16/2013
Last Body Fat % 2013 ~ 30.9% ~ 12/28/2013
Start Body Fat % 2014 ~ 29.6% ~ 1/4/2014
Last Body Fat % 2014 ~ 19.4% ~ 11/3/2014
Start Body Fat % 2016 ~ 21.0% ~ 1/13/2016
Last Body Fat % 2016 ~ 19.4% ~ 4/16/2016

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~ TAPE ~

Start Tape 2010 ~ 2/1/2010:
Waist ~ 29.5in
Hips ~ 35in
Neck ~ 13in
Thigh ~ 21.5in
Calf ~ 12in
Upper Arm ~ 10in

Last Tape 2010 ~ 11/16/2010:
Waist ~ 22.5in
Hips ~ 29.5in
Neck ~ 11in
Thigh ~ 18.5in
Calf ~ 11.5in
Upper Arm ~ 9.25in

Start Tape 2011 ~ 1/6/2011:
Waist ~ 22.5in
Hips ~ 29.5in
Neck ~ 11.5in
Thigh ~ 18.5in
Calf ~ 11.5in
Upper Arm ~ 9.25in

Last Tape 2011 ~ 8/22/2011:
Waist ~ 23in
Hips ~ 29in
Neck ~ 11.5in
Thigh ~ 19in
Calf ~ 11.5in
Upper Arm ~ 9.5in

Start Tape 2012 ~ 8/13/2012:
Waist ~ 24in
Hips ~ 30in
Neck ~ 11.5in
Thigh ~ 19in
Calf ~ 12in
Upper Arm ~ 9in

Last Tape 2012 ~ 8/13/2012:
Waist ~ 24in
Hips ~ 30in
Neck ~ 11.5in
Thigh ~ 19in
Calf ~ 12in
Upper Arm ~ 9in

Start Tape 2013 ~ 3/6/2013:
Waist ~ 27.5in
Hips ~ 33.5in
Neck ~ 11.5in
Thigh ~ 21.5in
Calf ~ 12.5in
Upper Arm ~ 10in

Last Tape 2013 ~ 12/28/2013:
Waist ~ 27in
Hips ~ 31in
Neck ~ 12.5in
Thigh ~ 21.5n
Calf ~ 12.5in
Upper Arm ~ 10.5in

Start Tape 2014 ~ 1/4/2014:
Waist ~ 26in
Hips ~ 30in
Neck ~ 12.5in
Thigh ~ 21in
Calf ~ 12.25in
Upper Arm ~ 10in

Last Tape 2014 ~ 11/3/2014:
Waist ~ 26in
Hips ~ 29.5in
Neck ~ 12.5in
Thigh ~ 21in
Calf ~ 12.5in
Upper Arm ~ 10.5in

Start Tape 2016 ~ 1/13/2016
Waist ~ 27in
Hips ~ 30in
Neck ~ 12.5in
Thigh ~ 21.5in
Calf ~ 12.25in
Upper Arm ~ 10.5in

Last Tape 2016 ~ 4/16/2016
Waist ~ 24.5in
Hips ~ 28in
Neck ~ 12.5in
Thigh ~ 20.5in
Calf ~ 12in
Upper Arm ~ 10.5in


*WEIGH-INS/TAPE ONCE A WEEK

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~ INSPIRATIONAL/MOTIVATIONAL QUOTES ~

Insanity: doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results. ~ Albert Einstein

To think too long about doing a thing often becomes its undoing. ~ Eva Young

If you want to make an easy job seem mighty hard, just keep putting off doing it. ~ Olin Miller

Knowing is not enough; we must apply. Willing is not enough; we must do. ~ Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

The difference between a successful person and others is not a lack of strength, not a lack of knowledge, but rather a lack in will. ~ Vince Lombardi

Discipline is the bridge between goals and accomplishment. ~ Jim Rohn

Success often lies just a few short steps beyond the point where we decide to quit. ~ Author Unknown

Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall. ~ Confucius

Failure is only the opportunity to begin again, this time more wisely. ~ Anonymous

Excellence is not an act but a habit. The things you do the most are the things you will do the best. ~ Marva Collins

We must accept finite disappointment, but we must never lose infinite hope. ~ Martin Luther King Jr

Remember, if you're headed in the wrong direction, God allows U-turns! ~ Allison Gappa Bottke


Member Since: 8/25/2007

Fitness Minutes: 22,153

My Goals:
Reach My Goal Weight
Quit Smoking ~ DONE!
Wear A Bikini By Summer 08' ~ DONE!
Wear A Bikini Again By Summer 09' ~ DONE!
Wear A Bikini Again By Summer 10' ~ DONE!
Wear A Bikini Again By Summer 11' ~ DONE!
Wear A Bikini Again By Summer 16'
Run A 5K In 08' ~ DONE!
Run A 5K Again In 10' ~ DONE!
Run A 5K Again In 16'
Run A 10K
Fit Into Ball Gown By 2/14/09 ~ DONE!
Fit Into Ball Gown By 7/23/10 ~ DONE!
Go Up The Manitou Incline In 10' ~ DONE!
Go Up The Manitou Incline Again In 11' ~ DONE!

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~ Eat between 1460-1810 calories per day
~ Eat at least 5 fruits/veggies per day.
~ Don't drink soda.
~ Drink 6-8 cups of water per day.
~ Exercise 3-7 days a week for 30-90mins
~ Burn 2040 calories per week


My Program:
WORKOUTS
~ The Gazelle
* Started 4/26/08
* Ended 8/10/09
~ You Can Do! video
* Started 5/8/08
* Ended 5/28/08
~ 30 Day Shred videos
* Started 5/29/08
* Ended 6/13/08 (Day 16)
~ Tae Bo
* Started 6/16/08
~ C25K (9 weeks)
* Started 6/17/08
* Completed 8/15/08
~ Running
* Started 6/17/08
~ Pilates
* Started 6/30/08
~ Yoga
* Started 7/17/08
~ KB
* Started 8/5/08
~ Zumba
* Started 3/6/2013
EQUIPMENT/GEAR/VIDEOS
~ Embark Fitness Gloves (Gray)
~ GoFit Kettlebell (10lb)
~ The Ultimate Body Sculpt and Conditioning with Kettlebells DVD
~ Gold's Gym Kettlebell (15lb)
~ The Ultimate Body Sculpt and Conditioning with Kettlebells DVD 2
~ GoFit Kettlebell (20lb)
~ The Ultimate Body Sculpt and Conditioning with Kettlebells DVD 3
~ Adipure Trainer Shoes
~ Nike Free Running Shoes
~ Battle Robes
~ Pull Up Bar
~ Roman Chair
~ Zumba Exhilarate DVD Set



Personal Information:
NAME: Joy
BIRTHDATE: 8/9
EYE COLOR: Brown
HAIR COLOR: Brown
STRAIGHT OR CURLY: Curly
HERITAGE: African, Indian & Irish
SIBLINGS: 6 (3 half brothers, 1 half sister, 1 twin sister & 1 younger brother)
HOMETOWN: West Warwick, RI
WHERE DO YOU LIVE NOW: Liberty, NC
STATUS: Married (16yrs)
CHILDREN: 3 (16, 14 & 8)
RELIGION: Christian Non-Denominational
OCCUPATION: SAHM


Other Information:
Stationed at Fort Hood, TX from 12/98 - 12/03 and Fort Carson, CO from 8/05 - 8/11.
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As an Army wife, I survived 2 Kuwait rotations (3/01-8/01, 11/01-4/02), 1 Korea rotation (12/03-8/04), 2 Iraq deployments (8/04-8/05, 10/06-1/08) & 1 Afghanistan deployment (5/09-5/10).




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