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I Forgot About ME!

Well, I lost the weight and gained it back and then some. I'm quite disappointed in myself and have run out of excuses. I'm in my 40s now. Both my children are grown & now that I have to live for ME, I realize that I forgot about myself along the way. I want this weight off & I want my energy back. I'm ready to embrace this new phase of my life & I want to look and feel good while I live life out loud!
Well, I lost the weight and gained it back and then some. I'm quite disappointed in myself and have run out of excuses. I'm in my 40s now. Both my children are grown & now that I have to live for ME, I realize that I forgot about myself along the way. I want this weight off & I want my energy back. I'm ready to embrace this new phase of my life & I want to look and feel good while I live life out loud!




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Member Since: 7/5/2007

SparkPoints: 2,427

Fitness Minutes: 17,040

My Goals:
5Ks
Oct. 10, 2009-46:32!
Nov. 21, 2009-43:40!
Dec. 5, 2009-44:23!
Jan. 16, 2010-42:20!
Feb. 20, 2010-39:20!

10K on March 27, 2010-88:22!
Weight Goals & Rewards:
Qtr.-18 pds lost- 10/18/09-Hair colored
Half-36 pds lost-02/07/10
Three Qtr.-54 pds lost-
Final-72 pds lost-
Goal measurements: 35-29-43
I'd like to fit into a size 10 in ladies not juniors. I estimate that I would weigh about 165 pounds in that size. I want to reclaim my self-esteem and share my joy with others. I want to be successful!

My Program:
Cardio-4 or more times a week for a minimum 180 minutes
Strength-Twice a week or more!!!
Run 2 miles at least 3 times per week!
ABS 5 days a week!!!

No more Pepsis.NO HONEYBUNS or other pastries. NO OREO cookies.

Eat fried food sparingly.

Drink a min of 64 oz of water daily.

Be conscious of what I put in my mouth and exercise to burn calories consumed.

Track my exercising and my food and evaluate them regularly to see what I can add or what I need to take out.

Get moving & stay focused!!!

Personal Information:
I'm a GA peach... born and raised. I'm a divorced mother of 2 teen daughters. I am a victim's advocate in a prosecutor's office. I recently went back to college pursuing a psychology degree. I think I want to become a licensed counselor. This is ME taking time for ME and doing something that will benefit ME. I am a caregiver and nurturer by choice but this time I'm choosing to care for myself.

Other Information:
There's nothing random about me. I'm an intentional masterpiece. A soldier of life's wars. Strengthened by my scars. Unstoppable, unbreakable. Unapologetic, unshakable. My being surpassed mere happenstance. Transcending predictions. Overruling chance.



I love to write. That's from one of my poems.

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KINGDOMBOUND317
9/22/2014 10:55:58 PM

Your story is so inspirational and reminds me of why I am here! Thank you for being transparent as your transparency is healing so many by giving them the strength to go forward! Thank you for paying it forward with your journey! I added you as a friend, and I pray you don't mind! Continue to be blessed in ALL you do!

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Happy 4th of July!!! I hope you enjoy and stay hydrated!!!
YOU CAN DO THIS!!!



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6/17/2014 6:21:13 PM

Hey LinnLat!!! emoticon



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SMB_AB
10/13/2013 4:06:40 PM

Hello Spark friend, how are you doing? You are a true motivator and inspiration on this journey. You make traveling this journey a little easier.
I'd like to share a project that I completed after my husband had open heart surgery it was really hard on him. I was inspired to write Here I Am!! The link is www.reverbnation.com/sandramilnerbrown I hope you enjoy the song. Have a great Sunday!!


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SMB_AB
10/5/2013 4:55:49 PM

Hi Linnalt how are you? I so glad that you are here on Spark. You are an inspiration. It is nice to meet you! emoticon



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