KARENABERRY  
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Oct 2007 - Gussied up for the Gala - 150 lbs



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Hi! My name's Karen. I live in DC and work in the non-profit industry. I tend to be happy with everything in my life - the work I do everyday, the friends I keep, the city I live in. But, when it comes to my body - I am easily swept into a feeling of depression and low-confidence.

I am on this site to help keep me connected to what is most important to me, my core: balance, health, fitness. I know that when I lose sight of my goals all else begins to quickly come unraveled at the ...
Hi! My name's Karen. I live in DC and work in the non-profit industry. I tend to be happy with everything in my life - the work I do everyday, the friends I keep, the city I live in. But, when it comes to my body - I am easily swept into a feeling of depression and low-confidence.

I am on this site to help keep me connected to what is most important to me, my core: balance, health, fitness. I know that when I lose sight of my goals all else begins to quickly come unraveled at the seams.

I recently turned 28, and I'm feeling like I really need to make positive changes so that I can thoroughly enjoy these wonder years. I'm young, single, cute... I want to feel sexy, confident, happy. This starts with making healthy choices, which leads to losing weight, seeing results, and beginning to feel comfortable in my own skin again.

I plan to jump on here every day and would love to share my experiences with others. Please feel free to connect with me if you ever want to give/share stories about this sometimes easy and sometimes difficult journey.




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Member Since: 6/1/2008

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Fitness Minutes: 175

My Goals:
-Eat healthy, balanced meals (vegan, mostly)
-Lose last 38 pounds
-Find happiness in being me
-Run Chicago marathon - Oct 12, 2008

My Program:
-Logging in to Spark People
-Planning each day to succeed not fail (meals, exercise)
-Running 4-5 times a week with one long run on the weekends
-Keeping a journal and looking for inspirational literature, music, and people to keep me motivated

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"I've always liked the time before dawn because there's no one around to remind me who I'm supposed to be, so it's easier to remember who I am" (Brian Andreas)

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GEMINI2813
2/26/2010 12:34:04 PM

Love the Brian Andreas quote. I bought the print of it a few years ago to hang on my wall.

Best wishes on your weight loss journey!



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OBRIENMEDIA
4/6/2009 11:56:29 PM

Just moved to DC, and having a great time here! Have a great week!



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DCDWELLER
10/14/2008 1:37:28 PM

Wow! I'm new to this but I started browsing and came across your page. You are basically the "success" version of me down to the crazy goal of running a marathon this year. You give me hope!

Congrats on the progress, you look FANTASTIC!

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JKOT1983
8/24/2008 6:55:57 PM

I enjoyed reading through your page! Im just lookgin for some random motivation! Good luck with your journey!!



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ROXYGIRL127
8/4/2008 2:58:34 PM

Have a Healthy and Happy Week! emoticon



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