MARLA_S   6,774
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From my first 5K on 11-26-09. Finished in 35:07 :-)





This is my "Before" pic, taken in May 2009 (170 lbs, give or take)



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In Maintenance, Baby!!!

I joined SparkPeople in September 2009. In one year, I lost over 40 pounds by eating less and moving more. I tracked all of my food using the Food Tracker on SparkPeople and I recorded all of my exercise using the Fitness Tracker. I started running shortly after I started losing weight and could barely run one mile. Within a year, I was able to run my first half marathon and ran the entire thing! Now that I'm in maintenance, I'm trying to find a balance between recording everything and ...
I joined SparkPeople in September 2009. In one year, I lost over 40 pounds by eating less and moving more. I tracked all of my food using the Food Tracker on SparkPeople and I recorded all of my exercise using the Fitness Tracker. I started running shortly after I started losing weight and could barely run one mile. Within a year, I was able to run my first half marathon and ran the entire thing! Now that I'm in maintenance, I'm trying to find a balance between recording everything and having too many free-for-all days. If I need to, I'll be returning to the site and begin recording my food and exercise again. I'm hoping I can maintain my low-120's on my own! :o)
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Member Since: 9/20/2009

SparkPoints: 6,774

Fitness Minutes: 12,279

My Goals:
Maintain my 40+ pound weight loss and continue running and doing strength training.

My Program:
I'm wanting to stay around 1600-1800 calories on most days.

I'm running 3 miles twice a week and 6.5+ miles once a week.

I'm wanting to strenth train twice a week using free weights, a variety of pilates moves and yoga poses, and my many DVD's.

Personal Information:
I live in Lansing, MI and am a high school English teacher. Some of my hobbies are reading, watching old movies (love Audrey Hepburn!), and spending time with my family.

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HALFCRZY
9/24/2010 3:52:55 PM

Hope you have a GREAT race this weekend!!!

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Paul



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JULIEIRENE
9/24/2010 2:59:06 PM

Woohoo! Have fun in your Half Marathon this weekend! I'm wishing you the best!



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ROOT4HOME
9/24/2010 1:57:16 PM

All the best on your HM this weekend!! Have a ton of fun!! emoticon



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MANDA_MICHELLE
9/24/2010 1:49:20 PM

have a fantastic race!!!! good luck and have fun! emoticon



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CHUBBYSISTER1
9/24/2010 1:50:41 PM

Enjoy every single second of your race day!!! Good luck!



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