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Going down 10 pounds at a time!

Reinventing myself requires a fresh perspective, the ability to overcome obstacles and dogged determination.

I am building up all of these things in myself.

I am dedicating myself to being the healthy, vibrant, caring, compassionate, amazing woman that I am and that I was meant to be.

I am exactly the person I choose to be.

Changing myself is absolutely up to me.

NO matter what curveballs life throws at me, I am worth every single effort to take care of myself. I am a keeper.

SPARKPEOPLE is a gift I give myself! The energy and inspiration abounds and overflows!

I AM D-O-N-E being the fat girl! I am done seeing myself this way also! WOO HOO!

Member Since: 2/16/2010

Fitness Minutes: 46,095

My Goals:
To remember I am a great person.

To believe in myself.

To not panic when I sit in a chair, worrying that it is not going to hold me.

To stop holding myself back from social situations.

To wear a dress (and feel comfortable in it)

CLIMB easily

GET DOWN TO A SIZE I am happy to wear


To be agile and limber


To look hot. :)

My Program:
Low fat, low sugar lifestyle! Building stamina to become more able to work out again!

Focusing on losing 10 lbs at a time.

Personal Information:
Very happily married to Rick. We are two peas in our pod.

Jersey girl roots, live in PA - just outside of Philly.

I laugh a lot and I enjoy life and people!

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Things I Love

Reading books and blogs, flea mkts, yard sales, beads, friends, asking lots of questions, recycling old jewelry into new things, craft blogs, writing, making new friends from random strangers, laughing.

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    Hoping your Thursday will be as nice as you are. Which is very nice indeed! Hugs to you. 😃
    127 days ago
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    Here is a New Daily Mantra!! Post it Where you Can see it....

    Pound by pound, inch by inch, choice by choice We will become healthy and fit!
    We struggle, but we grow. We fall, We will get up. Even amid adversity, We keep moving towards our goal weight.
    Today our portion size is shrinking and so is our waistlines.
    Today we are beautiful, We are fit, We are healthy; and more so every day!
    Today We are making the right choices and the right changes to have the body We want!
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    Thanks for stopping by!! emoticon
    137 days ago
    Just wanted to come by and say HI! emoticon
    141 days ago
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    emoticon My Wonderful Spark Friend !!
    Remember just because it is a Holiday Weekend doesn't mean you can't have a good time and stay on track... just watch be sure to weight the hamburger meat out to 3-4 ounces, layer it with plenty of veggies like lettuce, cucumbers, onions, radishes or your favorites!! Try adding some grilled vegetables to the list... Family BBQ's can be the greatest way to get your family on board to trying fresh grilled vegetables and "Yes" even grilled "Fruits"... Try gilled fruit and veggie kabobs... along with your favorite salsa. Even visit Chef Meg for some of her favorite recipes for grilling!!

    emoticon "Memorial Day Weekend Blessings!!" emoticon
    Remember to Plan for those desserts to, no more than 1/8th of a slice if you put it on your tracker!! You should have plenty of room for it!! Let's be Happy with our choices, not sorry about it later! emoticon
    153 days ago
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    emoticon Don’t completely eliminate foods that you actually LOVE.

    Chances are that if you completely cut out foods you absolutely love, you’ll spring back into old eating habits pretty quickly. Unless your doctor informs you of a health condition that requires food elimination, or unless you choose to eliminate a food for personal reasons, let go of the idea of “bad” foods and learn to enjoy them in moderation instead. Pasta? Rice? A piece of chocolate cake? Enjoying these once in a while won’t derail all of your hard work and they aren’t “unhealthy” in proper portions. It is all about portion control...

    Things do get a bit tricky with this “don’t” though. You have to figure out the best method of non-elimination for you. For example, if you keep your favorite food in the house and know you aren’t able to control how much you eat, then don’t keep it in the house. Instead, enjoy it only when you go out.
    155 days ago
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