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January 12: 199.8 lbs ... after my first Weight Watchers meeting.



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my name is Michelle, I'm 24, and graduated from UMass Amherst last May with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and psychology. :)

I was 200 lbs at my heaviest and felt like a different person all the time (and one that I didn't really like, at that). growing up, my weight wasn't an issue. I did have body image problems, but I look back and wish I could have appreciated the body I was given.

I'm losing weight by going to WW meetings, reading the SparkPeople message ...
my name is Michelle, I'm 24, and graduated from UMass Amherst last May with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and psychology. :)

I was 200 lbs at my heaviest and felt like a different person all the time (and one that I didn't really like, at that). growing up, my weight wasn't an issue. I did have body image problems, but I look back and wish I could have appreciated the body I was given.

I'm losing weight by going to WW meetings, reading the SparkPeople message boards, and using the exercise demos. my biggest setbacks have been not tracking every day and not exercising often enough! when I do exercise, though, I feel great about myself.

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I'm celebrating compliments, because it shows that other people recognize the work I've put into changing my lifestyle. I'm also trying to get those around me to be more conscious of the decisions they make.

my challenge right now is to integrate my 5K training into my life! so I'm focusing less on the scale now and more on my habits and making sure I'm staying aware of the reasons for the decisions I make.

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starting (1/12/09): 200

5% (2/9/09): 190 √
10%: (3/23/09): 180 √

2nd 5% goal (8/3/09): 171 √
2nd 10% goal (12/14/09): 162 √

3rd 5% goal: 154
3rd 10% goal: 145.8

goal: 145

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goals I've reached:
- 5% of my starting weight (190). reached 2/9/09 !
- 10% of my starting weight (180). reached 3/23/09 !
- set a goal weight (145). set 3/23/09 !
- register for a 5K (June 24). registered 4/21/09 !
- 5% of 180 (171). reached [again] 8/3/09 !
- run my first 5K race. ran (most) 6/24/09 in about 31 min !
- 10% of 180 (162): reached 12/14/09 !
- 40 lbs removed (160): reached 1/18/09 !
- weight before first attempt at WL, jr year of hs (157): reached 1/18/09 !

my goals [and rewards]:
- 45 lbs removed []: 155
- 3rd 5% goal []: 154
- weight at Junior Prom []: 152
- 50 lbs removed []: 150
- 3rd 10% goal []: 145.8
- goal weight! [custom-made jeans]: 145
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I just graduated from UMass Amherst with a Bachelor of Science in mathematics and psychology. I'm single and am finally embracing it (although it would be fun to date!). I'm a substitute teacher and a Program Manager for a Girl Scout camp, but I'm searching for a permanent job for the fall.

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MSILVAREI
10/12/2009 12:28:04 AM

Hi
Have you checked in today... No then what you waiting for???... come on.. Log in your foods with me and lets go for a walk for 30min..... Can't do 30 do 15, 10 or even 5... JUST MOVE!!!!

Love you....

Zinha




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MSILVAREI
5/31/2009 9:32:56 PM

Hey...
It was great seeing you... Thanks for coming I know you ere going any ways...

It was great seeing you too... I was just sorry I did'nt get to say emoticon ..but the girls were dead tired and I had to get my little peanut cosin home...

Yes!!! you and Nicky need come Booost it up...

I be there tomorrow morning after I drop Rena at school ..there is a 915 power class... come have fun...

Got to go lunch over


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MSILVAREI
5/22/2009 1:23:55 AM

Hey girlie...

I just saw your comment... I was sad that you were not there.. sorry about what A said...

Ok.. So next Sat is going to be cool cause you will see Rena dance to Musical Theata w/ kT.... So come to the last show they are doing the Lion King...

As far as incorperating your work out into your day.. you just need to do it...
To me it's my replacement for not smoking... but there are days that I miss out on it cause there is just too much going and I just do not have the time or I sleep in over working out...
Like right now I'm strugling w/ 2 hrs sleep and still have 45min left in my shift...

I'm up for a challange so if you and Nickie are up tom it let's do it...

Since the 2 of you are home for the summer come play at Boost w/ me....
Ask for Lauren tell her I sent you... emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



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MSILVAREI
5/21/2009 11:31:30 PM

Hi
Col told me what happen I'm sorry for your lost...
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QUEENOTHEFOREST
5/21/2009 6:20:50 PM

We lie in Whately, a little town about 15 minutes north of Northampton. Where are you now?



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