KELLIEBEAN
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Crossing the finish line at the 2017 Chicago Half Marathon




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2018 Update - I reached my goal weight November 25, 2012. Most of 2017 I hovered just above goal weight but I didn't stress. I continued to maintain my healthy habits.

I completed the Spark 2017 4-Week Holiday Challenge and it helped me enjoy the holidays AND get back to goal weight at the end of the year!

I do not define myself by the scale. It's not about being skinny for me. It's about strength and endurance now.

I believe in baby steps to achieve goals and maintain lifelong healthy habits.

I look forward to continue learning from Spark friends and staying active in 2018!



Member Since: 8/4/2009

Fitness Minutes: 159,383

My Goals:
Run a 5K in 30 minutes or less.

Increase upper body strength.

Maintain weight under 140

**2018 Planned Events**

I am sidelined from running for a while until I get to the doc and determine and treat this hip/glute/hamstring stiffness.

For now... walking, Jessica Smith, Spark, Fitness Blender and Yoga With Adriene videos.


**2017 Accomplishments**
Jan 1 Running group New Years day run - 4 miles
Feb 5 - local FitFam 5K
March 11 - St. Patrick's day 5K
April 8 - Parkinson's Research 5K
Apri 23 - Arboretum Champion of Trees 10K
May 3 - Quarryman Challenge 5K VERY hilly course
June 24 - Chicago Pride 10K
Aug 20 29th annual Windrunner 10K
Sept 24 - Chicago Half Marathon



My Program:
Yoga three days per week

Running twice per week

Two 15-minute brisk walk breaks at work

Various Spark People videos

Elliptical once per week

Strength training 3xs/wk



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