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UPDATE:
December 31, 2012

Time for another update.... I have been trying to figure out what the best "eating plan" for me is lately... I have been doing a TON of reading, listening to podcasts, and talking to others. I re-joined WW on-line in September of 2012, realized that I needed to join the meetings to get free meetings after getting to Lifetime, so I re-joined going to WW meetings in December. I am close to my "WW goal" weight, but have another 10-15 pounds to my actual ...
UPDATE:
December 31, 2012

Time for another update.... I have been trying to figure out what the best "eating plan" for me is lately... I have been doing a TON of reading, listening to podcasts, and talking to others. I re-joined WW on-line in September of 2012, realized that I needed to join the meetings to get free meetings after getting to Lifetime, so I re-joined going to WW meetings in December. I am close to my "WW goal" weight, but have another 10-15 pounds to my actual goal. I started experimenting with Paleo around Thanksgiving, and I am starting a Whole30 on 1/02/13. I had a goal of 12 races in 2012... which I surpassed by 2!!! I am planning on concentrating improving my half marathon time next year.

2012 RACES
1/1/12 One One Fun Run
3/17/12 Irish Jig 5K 23:37
3/31/12 Iron Dog 5K 22:10
4/21/12 OEC Trail 4K 20:58
5/12/12 River Bank 25 K 2:15:29
5/26/12 Bayshore Marathon 4:11:20.6
7/28/12 Warrior Dash 3.2 miles 43:55.5
8/25/12 Summerfest 5K 25:50
9/15/12 Warrior Dash 44:39
9/29/12 Baker's Dozen Beer Run 1/2 Marathon
(Garmin) ~1:53
10/14/12 Nike Women's Half Marathon 1:59:59
10/27/12 CASA Superhero 5K 23:39.6
11/16/12 Yule Run, I'll Walk 5K 23:55
11/22/12 Turkey Trot 5K 24:03

UPDATE:
May 28, 2012
I just got done training for, and running, my second marathon the day before yesterday!!!!! I was able to get to my WW "goal" weight of 160 (my "real" goal is 155 or lower) the week of Christmas 2011, but wasn't able to maintain it for 6 weeks... I ended up gaining over 10 pounds between Christmas and NYE. I started marathon training in January, and was bouncing around 170 since.... NO MORE!!!!! I am getting to my goal weight now!!!!!

October 21, 2011
Update time again!!!
I had managed to get within 12 pounds of my 155 goal, I believe it was in July or August, but a couple of weeks ago, was back up to 181.... Yikes!!!!
So, I joined Weight Watchers about 3 weeks ago. OK, I re-joined WW!!! I have done WW's 3 times now, and have never made it to my goal weight, which I am going to change this time!!!!

June 21, 2011
Update time!!!
I have been on here again for about 3 months!!! I have to admit that I wasn't putting as much effort as I should have been for about two of those months. I started calorie cycling on 6/ 15/11 and more importantly have been tracking better than ever before!!!!

March 22, 2011
I am a (occasional) veterinarian and a (mostly) stay at home mom of two wonderful little boys, born in Nov. of 2008 and Sept. of 2010. I was able to lose the pregnancy weight fairly easy the first time, but the weight loss has stalled this time around. My youngest just turned 6 months, so I need to get motivated to lose the last several pounds of pregnacy weight and a few (like 10) more!!!!



2011 RACES
11/24/11 Turkey Trot 5K: 22:34.5
11/18/11 Yule Run 5K: 24:34
10/09/11 Big Heart Big House 5K: 24:10
8/27/11 Hastings Summerfest 5 K: 26:35
5/29/11 Vermont City Marathon: 4:25:17
5/14/11 River Bank Run 25K: 2:22:25
3/19/11 Irish Jig 5K: 27:15

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Member Since: 5/28/2007

SparkPoints: 59,273

Fitness Minutes: 112,307

My Goals:
My goal is to feel better in my clothes and to be able to fit in my smaller sized clothes again!!



My Program:
Mostly vegetarian diet, trying to eat food in it's natural state as much as possible and stay away from processed foods.

Personal Information:
I live in Hastings, Michigan. I graduated from Michigan State University in 2000.

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My hobbies include- working out, yoga, jogging, baking, gardening, fishing, camping, watching sports, most outdoor activities, and most importantly spending time with my family.

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JTAMSYN
9/23/2013 7:57:58 PM

Awesome! Which dietbet are you doing? The one I'm doing is getting HUGE. Its at $170K now. I'm sure JM is a large factor in that. I'm so excited to see the end result! What I like is that you have a picture of yourself when you weigh in at the beginning and at the end. It will neat to see if there's a difference!



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TARANITUP
9/19/2013 4:48:17 PM

Unfortunately no I am definitly not starving myself. Evidenced by last month where I averaged about 1420 calories per day and lost 6 lbs and this month averaging about 1604 and have lost nothing.



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KRITKRIT
9/11/2013 2:52:42 PM

Sent you a personal message! Let me know if it doesnt work!



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JTAMSYN
9/10/2013 2:22:00 PM

WOW! Thanks so much for your comment in my blog. It really helped me get a better picture. I agree with you that the bracelet seems much more secure, plus I really don't see myself wearing the One to sleep. Now, here's a rookie question: do you have to be connected to the internet to transfer your data to a smartphone? I have a smartphone but no data plan. So I only connect to the internet when I'm home. It would be nice to check my progress throughout the day, even when not home.

Thanks for your help!



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FITFOODIE806
8/14/2013 8:49:31 AM

Yes! I knew you'd do a tri!! How did the du go? Since you've done that, a tri will be no big deal. Even if you hate swimming, it's the shortest part and you are used to endurance running so you'll be fine. The swim really is over before you know what happened.
Good to hear from you! Hope you and the boys are doing well.



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