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I'm 34 years old. I have 3 children: 2 sons in middle school and a little girl whom I'm home-schooling for personal reasons. She's doing 1st grade work on ABC Mouse right now. I'm happily married to a wonderful man (abiggidy) who is also eating healthy and getting fit. I've lost 130+ lbs so far and have about 25+ more lbs to go and then want to maintain while still getting rid of body fat and gaining muscle. I've worked so hard that my weights at home are getting too light for some activities and I can't afford bigger ones right now because our family always comes first. In this journey to wellness, I've overcome depression/bipolar that I've had since I was 8 yrs old! I've been med-free for 3 1/2 years already and only take natural supplements!! I've never been happier or felt more alive! It is absolutely true that what you eat affects how you feel!!! The Lord is good and His mercy endures forever!!! Through Him, I can do this! Baby steps all the way works for me! Fit 4 Jesus, Fit 4 Life!!!! Sometimes, it's okay to gain WEIGHT (wellness, encouragement, inspiration, guidance and helpful thoughts).

Member Since: 10/3/2010

Fitness Minutes: 129,448

My Goals:
I aim to be a healthier me...choose better foods, get more fitness...don't go back to my old ways!

2012: Lost 40 lbs
2013: Lost 51 lbs
2014: Lost 23 lbs
2015: Gained 8 lbs.

My Program:
Eat clean, be active, choose JOY--Jesus first, Others second, Yourself (myself) last....
I choose to eat a grain and dairy free diet at least 300 days of the year (started mid-July) due to my blood type (O+, but both O blood types do this) stores grains and dairy as fat. I metabolize healthy fats and protein very well!

Personal Information:
I live in Michigan. I have a page on Facebook called: Baby Steps to a Brand New Me-Liz Springsteen. My name on Facebook is Liz Springsteen. I check my Facebook every day. If you find me on Facebook and send a request, inbox me and say you are from Spark, or I won't accept you.

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I love praise and worship music. I only listen to any kind of Christian music. I read Christian books. I read Christian based self help books, especially Joyce Meyer and Max Lucado books. I love Christian romance books. Love Inspired books are my favorite because they are really easy to read and I can read one and a half a day if I'm not doing anything that day. Not that I've read that much lately...

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  • v AUNTLALA53
    It's Leslie I had to make a New page
    5 days ago
  • v MAGICAL13
    Thanks for visiting my blog. Let's make the next 4 weeks fantastic....
    7 days ago
    You are doing amazing on the step-ups! Wow! emoticon

    11 days ago
  • v AMY_1217
    Karen R (ADALOUISE) from the Scarlet Dragons would like you to join her this month in the Breast Cancer Awareness Month Challenge! Breast cancer has touched the lives of so many of us, and we all know early detection is the key, whether male or female!

    So before you give the tatas a once-over, let’s get in a workout first! The exercises listed have a modifier with each, so you can join in at any fitness level! If there’s still something you are unable to do, please modify to meet your specific needs! The point isn’t to show your strength training prowess and be the best of the best. The point is to PARTICIPATE! Now let’s get a little hooter sweat going before we hop in the shower to do our self exams!

    S-50 SQUATS (50 Adductor/Abductors)

    E-50 FRONT JABS (50 Seated Biceps Curls)

    L- 30 LATERAL LUNGES (30 Seated Hip Extensions)

    F-30 FORWARD LUNGES (30 Squats, holding the back of a chair)

    E-50 JUMPING JACKS (50 Seated Jumping Jacks)

    X-30 PUSH UPS (30 Wall Pushups)

    A-30 ALTERNATING HAMSTRING CURLS (30 Standing Hip Flexion/Extension holding the back of a chair or wall)

    M-50 HIGH KNEE MARCH IN PLACE (50 Seated High Knee Marches)

    Do what you can, modify what you need to, but try your best, regardless of fitness level! If you’ve got a suggestion on an exercise you’d like to see incorporated into the challenges, please let us know!
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