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Hi, there!
My name is Maggie.
I struggled with my weight since I was 13. I yo-yoed for many years. At various points in my life, in a frame of 5'7", I was over 210 pounds.
I never knew exactly how heavy I was because when I topped that I did not weight myself again in a long time. But I am pretty sure that I was a lot heavier that that.
I have tried basically every single diet that has hit the market. In my mid- to late- 20's, I was around 130 lbs and then move to USA, where I gained like 50 pounds because of stress. I managed to lose some weight on my own and then I found Sparkpeople and a wonderful husband that wants to help and support me. I am so grateful to have found you both!!!
Thanks for all the good wishes and support. May all of us have the success we crave!!!


Member Since: 1/19/2009

Fitness Minutes: 9,132

My Goals:
Be healthier, be able to run without feeling like I am dying if I run not to miss a bus, fit better in my clothes and finally be in my normal lower weight that I have struggle to achieve since my teens.


My Program:
Eating fruits and vegetables, lean protein, more whole grains and drinking a lot of water.
I am also exercising about one hour six days a week and even though I am a member here, I am kinda following the Abs Diet principles as well.



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"We can never live in the past as if it were our true home…. And it is a good thing that God draws this veil over the past even without our asking. In so doing, He allows us to live today for tomorrow with just the few memories we need of what was."

-Karl Barth








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  • v VEGALEGARRETA
    maguita! gracias por el goodie!
    me alegraste el dia!!

    poquito a poco.... voy lenta lenta, pero hay voy!

    que tengas un maravilloso dia!

    saludos desde Puerto Rico
    derby Ann
    1855 days ago
  • v DOWNTOWNJEN
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    Thanks for taking the time to stop by my blog - you made my whole week! It’s people like you in the SP community that make me want to succeed and keep me going through the rough times. Let’s do this thang!
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    PS: Love your dogs!! (don't tell my cats!)
    2013 days ago
  • v WILMASOTO
    Wishing you a Happy Valentine's Day. Thank you for your friendship and support!! Have fun and don't eat to many chocolates!! emoticon

    Wilma emoticon
    2052 days ago
  • v GABI_M
    ¡Maggie Hermosa!

    Muchas gracias por tu comentario en mi Blog. emoticon

    Y bien lo sé, soy una CARBOHOLICA, I need help!

    Voy a leer mas sobre el asunto.

    Saludos desde Tijuana, México
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    2121 days ago
  • v VEGALEGARRETA
    emoticon Enjoy summer and lose weight at the same time. emoticon
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    Drink Right – emoticon (Switch to water as your beverage of choice( has 0 calories)

    Get Fit - emoticon Start a daily fitness program. (aerobic exercise and strength training )

    Move More - emoticon Walk or bike every

    Shop Right - emoticon Visit your local produce stand often.

    Choose Low-Fat Protein – emoticon (dark poultry, fish and tofu ar)

    Work Out - emoticon Join a group fitness class.

    Visit the team! BORICUAS AND FRIENS! emoticon Stay in touch with the group. Find the Emotional support needed!

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    Derby Ann!
    Boricuas and Friends!
    2283 days ago
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