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Melrose's Final Adventure to Health and Fitness

As of 1/1/2013 I am married to the love of my life, though loving my new life in Australia-I miss my family desperately!

I have been a fitness instructor since 1994. I am currently taking an online course to get certified here in Oz, but am able to teach Les Mills programs in the process :)! As of September 2013 I have a new job, I am Group Fitness Manager of a great gym near by. I was lucky to land this job as I was applying for something else at the gym and my experience ...
As of 1/1/2013 I am married to the love of my life, though loving my new life in Australia-I miss my family desperately!

I have been a fitness instructor since 1994. I am currently taking an online course to get certified here in Oz, but am able to teach Les Mills programs in the process :)! As of September 2013 I have a new job, I am Group Fitness Manager of a great gym near by. I was lucky to land this job as I was applying for something else at the gym and my experience of 19 years in the business as well as previously being a GX Mgr and gym owner worked in my favor. I love being an instructor, it is a passion of mine and the one constant in my life besides my family. I love my family very much, I have 3 sisters with 3 kids each and several of them have kids of their own adding up to 11 great nieces and nephews. The hardest thing I have ever done in my life was choose to leave them behind to pursue happiness and a new life in Australia-Thank goodness for Facebook and Skype!!!!
Besides being an instructor my next passion in physical fitness is/was participating in endurance events. I have run 8 Half-marathons (7 Road and 1 trail), 2 full marathons and 1 Olympic Triathlon. My hope is to train for several more of these events in the very near future.
I do a lot of cooking (another passion of mine) First time I was here I had a lot of adjusting going on, and ate a lot of CADBURY Chocolate and TIM TAMS!!!! Not this time!!!
So luckily the numbers on the scale have been getting smaller since I re-dedicated myself to health and to SparkPeople.
G'Day Mates :)
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Member Since: 5/8/2006

SparkPoints: 31,686

Fitness Minutes: 39,977

My Goals:
My goals are to be healthy, in shape and to be active in my life again.
I have lost almost 40 lbs but still have about 15-20 more I need to lose as well as get some muscle tone!

My Program:
Right now my program consists of taking and analyzing as many classes as possible. I also like to run with my hubby and dog a couple nights a week and at least one morning on the weekend!

Personal Information:
I am from NY originally, moved to SC when I was 11 and moving to AUS at the present time-Just married the love of my life and his twin sons!

Other Information:
I love to read. (James Patterson is my favorite author)
I was addicted to running for a few years and want that addiction back.
.I love my dog Holly (who only has one eye), my sweetie is the love of my life, my split apart, and the best thing to ever happen to me!
I am a lacto-ovo vegetarian meaning I don't eat any meat products but I do eat dairy and eggs.
My Fave quote:
"Life should not be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in a pretty and well preserved body, but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke, thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and loudly proclaiming "Woo Hoo What a Ride!"



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PROVERBS31JULIA
5/18/2014 11:22:57 PM

"BEAUTIFUL WOMAN AWARD"

You are the recipient of the Beautiful Woman Award!!

Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the page of 8 women who deserve it. If you receive more than 3, you know you're really beautiful! If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out!

Again, Congratulations Beautiful!

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MARINEMAMA
5/4/2014 6:41:45 AM

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AMANDAUNBIDDEN
4/21/2014 10:34:27 PM

About the P90, I kind of just started over. I've been sticking to the plan really well for the past couple of weeks though so hopefully, I'll get through it this time without any breaks. I can already see a difference in my body by just sticking to it. I'll probably order P90X 3 after this or do the New Rules for Lifting for Women since I already have that book.



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RAYLINSTEPHENS
3/9/2014 8:00:00 AM

"My doctor told me to stop having intimate dinners for four. Unless there are three other people."

ó Orson Welles

Keep your sense of humor - at the end of the day, sometimes that is all I still have to hold onto.

hugs,
linda



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ZENRYAKU
3/7/2014 7:41:59 AM

Thank you for support and encouragement, especially on my Friend Feed which I often don't notice until you Like or comment. emoticon



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