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Christmas 2013 - 160lbs





at a NYC wedding 2014 - 150



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Getting ready for 2015!

Working on my digestive health at the moment!

I have IBS with a fructose malabsorption. I eat a very restricted diet, but I'm focusing on eating whole foods, avoiding processed items and cooking delicious foods.

I aim to keep my fiber high, my carbs low (not Atkins low) and everything else somewhere in between.


GW - 145


Weight History
2014
Jan - 160.2
Feb - 159.2
Mar - 152
Apr - 152
May - ...
Working on my digestive health at the moment!

I have IBS with a fructose malabsorption. I eat a very restricted diet, but I'm focusing on eating whole foods, avoiding processed items and cooking delicious foods.

I aim to keep my fiber high, my carbs low (not Atkins low) and everything else somewhere in between.


GW - 145


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.

In my late 20s cooking was still not my forte and snacks 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 slowly incorporated 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: 17,982

Fitness Minutes: 15,330

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 +1 or 2

BLC 27




Personal Information:
Middle school language arts teacher

Highest loss to date: 35 pounds

5'7

Live in Jerz!

Other Information:
Love
teaching
Star Trek:TNG
reading
dystopian fiction
rock climbing
hiking
cooking
baking (tends to be a small issue)

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FIT-AT-50
4/24/2014 9:28:12 PM

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SKNYMOMWANNABE
3/27/2014 7:13:40 PM

Your body is a work in progress. My son has a different ailment than yours but food is key to his day to day success. Dairy, soy and gluten(actually most grains) are all problematic for him. We have found that helping his liver with some milk thistle, his kidney with cranberry and taking a probiotic have all aided his journey back into health. He is good with taking all the above in a a capsule form so it's pretty painless.



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NAN111
3/9/2014 9:31:51 PM

Thanks for posting on my blog!
My skin would break out at my TOM, but I never noticed bumps like these before...at least not in response to foods I've eaten. I don't know if that's a good or bad thing :-) Maybe I got them before and now I'm more on the lookout for them.
When I have a new food, I pay more attention to how my body reacts, whereas before I just ignored the signs.




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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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