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Before: December 2007. I don't think I ever checked the scale back then.

During: Feb 2011. Down 55 lbs from Jan 2010. I'm getting there...slowly!



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It's about the journey, not the destination. And this journey is life long. 2016 is about me, being made new, from the inside out. It's about motivation and perseverance. It's also about struggles and defeat, disappointment and setbacks, but most importantly it's about discovery and change. The low points are when we learn and grow, so this year I'm embracing them. My setbacks will not keep me down. I will reflect on the reason I made the choices I did, figure out how I can avoid repeating them in the future, and trust in God's plan for my life. I will celebrate my high points and successes, but learn from them as well, so as to be able to continue to succeed. I am building a stronger ME! A little about me: Wife, mom, blogger, student, research lab tech, natural health and wellness advocate, gardener, Christ follower. ****Jan 4, 2010 - Dec 31, 2010: Ditched 55 lbs!**** ****Jan 1, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011: No gain, no loss.**** ****Jan 1, 2012 - Dec 31, 2012: Gained 40 lbs.**** ****Jan 1, 2013 - Dec 31, 2013: Gained all back, start over!**** ****Mar 19, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015: Try, try again!**** ****Jan 1, 2016 - Current: Steady does it!****

Member Since: 5/28/2009

Fitness Minutes: 65,048

My Goals:
Short term:
Get down to 199. Weight Reward: New running sneakers.

Long term:
Lose 135 lbs.

Exercise at least 15 minutes every day.

Be light enough to wear high heels again.

Wear skirts without my thighs starting a friction fire.

Wear shorts comfortably.

Wear tank tops comfortably.

Not have to buy dresses with sleeves or wear a sweater over sleeveless stuff.

Run. I mean full out sprint with out my body shaking so hard that it feels like things will fall off.

Fit places with room to spare - plane seats, theme park rides, between clothing racks at stores, bathroom stalls, etc.

Be comfortable in my own skin.

Sit with my legs crossed.

Sleep without my hands falling asleep at night.

My Program:
Portion control, eating the correct balance of foods, organic whenever possible, no preservatives, no dyes, no chemical additives, no HFCS, minimal corn and soy based foods (GMOs), minimal white carbs, and cardio at least 15 minutes every single day. No excuses!

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Rochester, NY

Tech in a research lab.

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Lost 55 pounds in 2010!

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