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Christmas 2013 - 160lbs





at a NYC wedding 2014 - 150



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2014 - A whole new year

Working on my health at the moment!

Worked very hard this year - did a very restrictive diet to eliminate allergens from my diet. I discovered quite a bit about myself: what foods I'm sensitive to, that I really CAN cook, and how much will power I have in me (a LOT).

At the moment, I'm eating fairly average again, just avoiding my sensitivity foods. Taking a break from the real restrictions until I can meet with a new dietitian, maybe in early October.

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Working on my health at the moment!

Worked very hard this year - did a very restrictive diet to eliminate allergens from my diet. I discovered quite a bit about myself: what foods I'm sensitive to, that I really CAN cook, and how much will power I have in me (a LOT).

At the moment, I'm eating fairly average again, just avoiding my sensitivity foods. Taking a break from the real restrictions until I can meet with a new dietitian, maybe in early October.

GW - 145
CW - 150.8 (5/28/14)

Weight History
2014
Jan - 160.2
Feb - 159.2
Mar - 152
Apr - 152
May - 149.2
June -

2013
Jan 15 - 175
Nov 15 - 165

2012
Jun 15 - 162.6
Jul 15 - 167.6
Aug 15 - 170.2
Sep 15 - 172.4
Oct 15 - 168

2011
Jan - 153
Mar - 143

2010
01.01 - 178
02.01 - 167
03.01 - 165
04.01 - 160
05.01 - 158
06.01 - 155
07.01 - 153
08.01 - 151
09.01 - 152
10.01 - 150
11.01 - 151
12.01 - 151


Brief background:
I had my growth spurt early, and was always bigger than most of my friends. Big boned girls don't have it easy, and good eating habits were not part of my life. But for the most part, high school wasn't too bad. I was probably in the 140s. College was bad, because I didn't know how to cook and the food started sticking more. I was up and down the scale varying from 140s to 160s. @age 20 I was about 165, then slimmed down. Lowest as adult was probably 148 @ 21 or 22.

Now I am in my late 20s and cooking is still not my forte and snacks are my indulgence. I wasn't paying any attention at all to my eating and I got up to 178 @ end of 2009. I was ready to get serious about starting the better eating habits. I knew I couldn't quit cold turkey, so I am slowly incorporating healthier habits into my life, and some of the unhealthy stuff is slipping away unnoticed. And it's ok!

I'm on the journey.

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Member Since: 12/26/2009

SparkPoints: 13,017

Fitness Minutes: 13,085

My Goals:
1. Make healthier choices.

2. Portion control

3. No binge eating

4. Desserts/junk for special occasions

5. Fewer refined carbs

6. More protein



My Program:
1. Walk
2. Hike
3. Yoga (1-3 times per month)
4. Rock climbing (on occasion)



Jan 10- Apr 10 - 4th place in my school's version of "The Biggest Loser." Lost 14lbs. or 8.14%

BLC13 - lost 7lbs or 4.45% (4th place for my team!)

BLC14 - no loss

BLC15 - 7.2lbs lost

BLC 25 - maintained

BLC 26




Personal Information:
Middle school language arts teacher

Highest loss to date: 35 pounds

5'7

Live in Jerz!

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dystopian fiction
rock climbing
snowboarding
hiking
baking (tends to be a small issue)

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Member Comments:
LOVNLAUGHTER
1/9/2014 1:40:04 PM

Hi! Your tracker is looking good! Keep it up!



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CLPURNELL
3/25/2013 4:01:03 PM

Thank you so much for adding me as a friend and all your support!



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LOVNLAUGHTER
1/2/2013 4:26:25 PM

Okay, we are getting serious starting NOW! Weigh in happens when I get home from work today. :)



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VIOLET_GREWE
1/1/2013 12:22:44 PM

You tracked today, i tracked today, lets do this!!!! We need to recomitit and keep each other in check!!!



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FITNHEALTHYKAL
11/26/2012 10:09:41 AM

Aloha! I just read something you posted on the 'Stangs thread and wanted to comment....."Who cares?".....*I* care! I care IF not decorating will matter to you but if you truly don't care and would only do so for something that isn't even going to see it then it would serve to be stressful and cause resentment so absolutely DON'T! If having a tiny something maybe on your desk would make you smile and your heart sing....go for it!

Missed ya'll! Make it count!!!!!



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