KRISTINAK818  
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Girls weekend trip to Pittsburgh 2005





End of a late, late, L-A-T-E night with the girls...





Me at my heaviest last summer. Yuck! No more thats for sure.



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A change for the better.

I'm an RN that works in a cardiac ICU. I see every day what happens when you don't take care of yourself. This past winter- that finally truly clicked and really understood what my future could hold if I didn't get serious and the rest they say is history....

Things have been going well thus far, I am feeling very happy about how far I have come and looking forward to keep moving in the right direction to reach my final goal. I have come to realize that there are some people ...
I'm an RN that works in a cardiac ICU. I see every day what happens when you don't take care of yourself. This past winter- that finally truly clicked and really understood what my future could hold if I didn't get serious and the rest they say is history....

Things have been going well thus far, I am feeling very happy about how far I have come and looking forward to keep moving in the right direction to reach my final goal. I have come to realize that there are some people that support you and want you to succeed and some that don't and that's ok because I will succeed no matter what.

FOOD: I have learned to try new foods and have discovered that some of them actually taste better than what I was eating before. Learning to change the way I cook (and bake) has become a fun challenge for me. I am still learning to listen to my body and realize when I am full but each day I get better. I am amazed at how many calories I was consuming before and the complete amazing difference I feel now that I am doing this correctly.

FITNESS: I joined the local gym and have progressed from just walking to actually running. I also started taking Pilates and have truly fallen in love with it! It is such a great workout and I can feel the results so quickly. I have tried so many new ways to exercise- there are so many options out there! Weight training is also starting to grow on me. I like feeling strong and healthy.

LIFE: It's all good.




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Member Since: 1/10/2008

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My Goals:
To be at a healthy weight by the end of 2009- which according to everything I have read for my height and body type is between 115-135. So, I figured I would split the difference and settle on 125. I would love to feel comfortable in my own body again and have increased energy. I am also looking forward to working at getting myself in shape so that I can complete a 5k and then 10k by the end of 2009- then 1/2 marathon and finally a marathon by the end of 2010. Whoo-hoo!

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Food: Whole foods, nothing processed.
Fitness program: 60 minutes of cardio 5 days/week.
Weight training: 3 days/week.
Strength & flexibility training: Pilates or Yoga 2 days/week.

Personal Information:
I am 34 and live in central NY. I work as an RN and love the way it keeps me moving. I love to scrapbook, attempting new recipes, addicted to theme parks and love being with my family and friends. I am always willing to try new things and look forward to where my path in life takes me.

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JAL4828
3/29/2008 1:49:02 AM

You are well on your way to your shopping trip! Hope all is well!



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TERJEGOLD
3/18/2008 10:53:34 PM

Hey there. Glad to be on the same team with you. Keep up the great work!



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KRO-BAR
3/18/2008 5:41:59 PM

Wow! You've made a lot of progress! Nice job! OK, so I love the Jetsons too...the question is, where do you stand on Caramel. Yuck or Yum?



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EIGHDRIEN
3/18/2008 3:17:48 PM

Hey, you're almost to that special night out!!! Keep up the good work. Planning out rewards is a great idea. Go smurfs!



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LEELOR
3/18/2008 1:02:01 PM

Proud to call you a fellow Smurf. You are doing great on your goals...keep up the good work. Have a fantastic day!



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