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Snorkeling in Jamaica! June 2013





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Hi!! I'm Keri, 28 years old (YIKES I'm getting old!!) and I married my high school sweetheart on May 31, 2008! My reason behind joining SP in the first place was to lose a substantial amount of weight before our wedding. This was back in 2007 and I weighed 240 lbs. I had already lost about 20 pounds on my own just trying to tweek my diet here and there. I managed to accomplish that goal of a much smaller wedding dress size (174 lbs on the big day!). I then continued on with my weightloss ...
Hi!! I'm Keri, 28 years old (YIKES I'm getting old!!) and I married my high school sweetheart on May 31, 2008! My reason behind joining SP in the first place was to lose a substantial amount of weight before our wedding. This was back in 2007 and I weighed 240 lbs. I had already lost about 20 pounds on my own just trying to tweek my diet here and there. I managed to accomplish that goal of a much smaller wedding dress size (174 lbs on the big day!). I then continued on with my weightloss journey and was down to about 159 lbs by summer '09. Unfortunately over the past year I've managed to gain a good chunk back due to stress, deaths in the family, and just plan old giving up on myself. I'm sooo ready to have this extra weight gone for good now!

My hubby and I have a couple of vacations planned for the next 6 months, Arizona in February and Jamaica in May, so I'm going to work really hard to hit some weight loss goals (and have some nice rewards for them!) before then!

5/22/13 UPDATE:
20 weeks in and I'm down almost 40 pounds! I am so thankful that I finally made the choice to recommit myself to a healthy lifestyle. I still have more to lose, but I feel healthy and happy for the first time in quite awhile. It is amazing how things in your life can create a domino effect. By taking control of my life and getting healthy again, I have become a much more positive-upbeat person and great things are happening in my life! LOVING LIFE and all that it has to offer!

Starting weight 205 on 12/15/12
200: Hair cut and color-GOAL met 12/22/12!!!
195: Manicure/pedicure-GOAL met 1/31/13
190: 2 New scarves-GOAL met 2/26/13
185: New workout clothes-GOAL met 3/18/13
180: spring/summer dress-GOAL met 4/1/13
175: New running shoes-GOAL met 4/17/13
170: Hair cut/color-GOAL met 5/21/13
165: Pedicure
160: Mystic Tan & Hydration treatment, chair massage
155: New Keen sandals
150: Spine chinese tattoos (Love, strength, grace)
145: New (not preowned!) True Religion jeans
140: Lotus/stargazer lily oblique area tattoo
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Member Since: 2/9/2007

SparkPoints: 10,773

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My Goals:
I am currently training for my first half marathon which I will run in June 2013. My goal at this point is to come in at under 2 1/2 hours.

After that race, I think I'm going to try and run a few more half marathons in the fall. There are several in the area that we will be moving to that interest me.

My Program:
Run, run, run!!! I also hired a personal trainer back in January '13 to really help whip my rear into shape! She has totally changed me life and was more than worth the investment!

Personal Information:
I am from northern Minnesota and I hate cold weather, yet I love lots of snow, explain that one!!

I got married to the man of my dreams on May 31st, 2008.

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JTK131
3/10/2013 9:18:30 PM

Hey girl! I am SO sorry to have fallen off the face of the earth. Work has been insane and I just haven't had time to check in. I miss you and the other girls so badly though! I'll try my best to get back in the lounge sometime soon, thanks for the note! And awesome job with losing 20 lbs so far this year...that's amazing!!!



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JUSTTRIING
2/22/2012 3:19:28 PM

Just stopping by to let you know that I miss seeing you around Ninja town. Hope all is well.

Molly



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BECKYSKEL
2/1/2012 9:15:53 PM

Just wanted to say emoticon and I hope that your week's been going good!



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BOBANDTY
1/31/2012 6:45:38 PM

Hey Keri girl! Are you ready to fire it up for the DUO challenge? The Ninjas are missing you! I hope all is well! emoticon



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JUSTTRIING
1/31/2012 5:20:35 PM

Miss seeing you in Ninja land! Hope things are going well for you and you are having another fantastic week.



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