MECHELLE2207   19,590
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July 2013 at 250 lbs





July 2013 at 250lbs



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Starting over for the last time

I started SP in January 2012 as part of a New Years resolution to lose weight. I lost over 30 lbs during the first 5 months. I was doing everything right: tracking my food; exercising. I was incredibly motivated. By summer, however, I started to slip and slowly regained the weight by the Fall 2012. I've started to restart my program several times over the past year, but have been unsuccessful. After hitting ,y highest weight of 250lbs this summer, I have finally had enough. I'm so tired of ...
I started SP in January 2012 as part of a New Years resolution to lose weight. I lost over 30 lbs during the first 5 months. I was doing everything right: tracking my food; exercising. I was incredibly motivated. By summer, however, I started to slip and slowly regained the weight by the Fall 2012. I've started to restart my program several times over the past year, but have been unsuccessful. After hitting ,y highest weight of 250lbs this summer, I have finally had enough. I'm so tired of carrying this extra weight around. I'm now feeling the effects of obesity, such as severe back pain, breathlessness, elevated blood pressure, swelling in my feet. I just feel unhealthy.

Being overweight and the unhealthy behaviors associated with it, such as binge eating has served in me the past. I over ate for emotional reasons; to soothe emotional pain. But the excess weight has resulted in my loneliness and isolation. I understand that I need different solutions to address my pain.

The solution is the start over. For the last time...


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Member Since: 1/2/2012

SparkPoints: 19,590

Fitness Minutes: 18,616

My Goals:
1. Weight loss from 250 to 160lbs
2. Physical -- daily exercise
3. Nutrition -- vegetarian/flexitarian
4. Spiritual -- daily yoga practice
5. Self care/Self-love





My Program:
I used the nutrition tracker and fitness tracker daily.

For fitness, I am doing the following:

WII NFL Training Camp 2 times/wk

Attend the Gym 3 times per week to do the Elliptical, Treadmill, Aquafit, and Spin cycling.

Yoga/Hot Yoga daily

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Weight loss progress

August 11 - 250lbs

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Member Comments:
BRITTSOOWOK
2/13/2012 10:15:18 PM

You're doing such a great job. It's really inspiring. Keep up the wonderful work!



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HAMILTONCHICK
1/31/2012 9:24:36 AM

Way to go on the weight loss! That's awesome! emoticon



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TJ2012
1/29/2012 10:41:35 PM

Congrats on your weight loss to date! 33 lbs so far? That is fantastic!

Keep going strong!

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