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I have had a tendency toward laziness. I am DONE being lazy where my life is concerned. I am WORTH every effort that I can muster.

I had been on Belviq at the end of last year until the beginning of this year and I lost 20 lbs ... then I wasn't able to get it anymore and regained all the weight I lost. I'm very disappointed and discouraged.

School is a bear! Nobody ever said graduate school was going to be easy but dayum!

*I was accepted into the graduate program and am now working on my MS in counseling: marriage, family, child therapy. I just started (Aug 2014) so I have another 2 years, followed by a year of internship.

*I got my BS in psychology in May (2014)

Member Since: 1/3/2011

Fitness Minutes: 47,609

My Goals:
I am here to become the best version of myself that I can be. I not only want to be thinner, but healthy as well.


170 - KOBO E-Reader
accomplished 1/24/11

160 - Trip to Sedona, Az.
accomplished 3/18/11


170 - Sexy high heels - accomplished (11/14)


170 - book

160 - Hair: color

150 - Hair: trim/perm & Eyebrows: shaped/wax

140 - Joining the FAB 40 TEAM

130 - New workout shoes

120 - New wardrobe

My Program:
Yoga daily (instagram: Russian_Irish_Yogi)

10-Week Workout Plan

Day 1:
20 Squats
15 second plank
25 crunches
35 jumping jacks
15 lunges
25 second wall sit
10 sit ups
10 butt kicks
5 push ups

Day 2:
10 Squats
30 second plank
25 crunches
10 jumping jacks
25 lunges
45 second wall sit
35 sit ups
20 butt kicks
10 push ups

Day 3:
15 Squats
40 second plank
30 crunches
50 jumping jacks
25 lunges
35 second wall sit
30 sit ups
25 butt kicks
10 push ups

Day 4:
35 squats
30 second plank
20 crunches
25 jumping jacks
15 lunges
60 second wall sit
55 sit ups
35 butt kicks
20 push ups

Day 5:
25 Squats
60 second plank
30 crunches
55 jumping jacks
60 lunges
45 second wall sit
40 sit ups
50 butt kicks
30 push ups

Day 6 & 7: Rest days

Cardio (by week)

1. 30 second sprint, 30 second job (5 x)
2. 35 second sprint, 45 second job (6 x)
3. 45 second sprint, 60 second job (7 x)

Personal Information:
My name is Kimberlynn. I am Irish/Russian, and Native American (Choktaw / Cherokee). I am especially proud of my Irish heritage. My family hails from the province of Ulster, in Antrim, Belfast, Derry, Donegal, and Down; and the province of Leinster in Dublin. I grew up in Los Angeles County (Wilmington, Long Beach, Compton), but I have lived in the Central Valley of California (Visalia / Porterville) for the past 27 years. I plan to move to Seattle, WA after graduation to work as a therapist. Once I am licensed as an LMFT I will go into private practice. I am very interested in volunteering my therapeutic services as a United Nations Volunteer (UNV) for refugees in war-torn countries.

Other Information:
I have an AA in social science, a BS in psychology, and am working on an MSC/MFCT

I don't watch much TV - although I am insanely addicted to Criminal Minds - I love me some Dr. Spencer Reed. I do read A LOT. I love to read paranormal stuff - especially if it comes in a series. My current favorite is the Inheritance Cycle by Christopher Paolini

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    Thank you. am very blessed to have so many sparkfriends who care. I think sparkpeople are some of the best people I've ever known.

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    154 days ago
    Right now I have some extreme challenges in my life and am struggling with them but I'm trying to avoid negative behavior and adopt new ways to cope. Not always easy but necessary. I look for simple things to make things better. I recognize I'm not perfect and will make mistakes but I forgive myself and move on. I'm glad you are back!!!!
    155 days ago
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    Welcome to the GLBTQ Network! We are happy to have you here with the community and we can't wait to get to know you better. If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to let us know.

    158 days ago
    Thought I'd pop by and wish a blessed Litha to a new member of the group and find a fellow proud Irish girl. Who is obsessed with Criminal Minds! (My partner just made me start watching.) Who doesn't love a little Dr. Reed now and again?
    165 days ago
    Hi and thanks for the goodie! Regarding getting in to mountain climbing and rock climbing (related, but different endeavors, although there may be some crossover), I started by hiking, so see if you can find a local hiking group. Get some good hikes under your belt, and see if they have any "peak bagging" hikes. That's how I started. Once you hit the top of a peak, you never look back! It's just an awesome experience...

    For rock climbing, you can start learning in an indoor rock climbing gym, unless you have friends with a lot of experience who can show you the ropes (literally!).
    511 days ago
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