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I want to get in shape for the hiking season. My goals are to start the new year as a vegetarian, and to get ready to climb mountains in the spring!
Two years ago I was 238 lbs. I was so out of shape, and had constant pain from a back injuty/surgery two years before. I never dreamed I could carry my own pack ever again, boy was I wrong! Thank goodness! I joined a 3 month weight loss challenge, and then a second one immediatly after that. I dropped 83 lbs in 6 months. I was cutting my calories so low at the end (800-900) to try and win that I was hungry constantly and when the challenge was over I went crazy for food. I gained 20 lbs back but then maintained at 175 for a while. I hike a lot in the summer so I can eat whatever without gaining, but when hiking season was over this year I kept eating more and began to gain. I figured that after the holidays I would diet to loose what I gained, so I quit weighing weekly. BIG mistake! I gained 11 lbs!
Ok so lessons learned! never skip my weighing, and never drop below 1200 calories per day. My motivations are simple, I want to live a healthy, long life. I want to still be climbing mountains when I am 70. (I have seen it! Some people out here are amazing!) The only way that will happen is if I change my eating habits and loose this extra weight once and for all. So I draw the line here and now!
STATS 4/26/11
waist- 30.5
hips- 44
bust over- 36 under- 33
right thigh- 27.25 left thigh- 26.75
arms both- 12
WEIGHT~ 162.8 (crap! I gained 3 lbs!) 35.5% body fat (but I lost 1%)


Member Since: 12/27/2010

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My Goals:
goal #1 175lbs over 1/4 there! Done!
Goal #2 Break my 165 plateau. DONE!
Goal #3 159 No longer overweight! DONE!
Goal 4 155 reward- SUGAR FREE ICE CREAM SPLURGE, NEW JEANS, 3 NEW BRAS FROM VICTORIAS SECRET
Goal #5 149 Im in the home stretch and lighter than I have been since I was 16! reward-SUGAR FREE ICE CREAM SPLURGE , NEW JEANS, 1 HOUR MASSAGE. ADD TO MY CHERRY BLOSSOM TATTOO.
Goal #5 144 You did it, now just maintain under 145! Reward- SUGAR FREE TREAT 1X PER WEEK AS LONG AS i AM UNDER 145 THAT MORNING, NEW JEANS, AND A PAIR OF HOT LEATHER PANTS!


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I plan to do 40 minutes of cardio 5 times per week. I have lost weight before by following a diabetic diet, but now I am planning on starting a vegetarian lifestyle. I will still keep track of calories and protein to stay healthy and on track. I also will stay away from sugar and eat low glycemic index foods as much as possible. Sugar and high glycemic index foods cause me to have uncontrolable sugar binges.



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My name is Katrina. I am 34 years old, 5'7" and mother of a 10 year old girl. I live in Montana and am a serious hiker. I want to get into great shape so that I can hit the mountains hard in the spring!


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To keep the body in good health is a duty... otherwise we shall not be able to keep our mind strong and clear. ~Buddha

The proximity of a desirable thing tempts one to overindulgence. On that path lies danger.
Frank Herbert




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  • v DOLLYHOLLY
    Hi Katie, where are you hiking these days? We just hike in nearby trails. Xoxo loves the hikes :)

    I have confidence that you will be fit by the time the MN trip comes around. You have spunk & so much energy! emoticon

    emoticon Holly
    1833 days ago
  • v RUNNING4MYLYF
    OMG....it's been so long since I've kept up with everybody. I hope you are doing well. :)
    1841 days ago
  • v DOLLYHOLLY
    How are you Katie? Haven't seen you around in a while and am missing ya!!!

    Hope you're doing wonderfully.

    emoticon your Spark Sis,
    Holly
    1854 days ago
  • v GIVENTOFLY_
    Hey - I'll be posting a blog with some of the pictures from my latest hike this evening, hope you get a chance to check it out!
    1863 days ago
  • v DOLLYHOLLY
    Hi Katie, garden was at upstate NY! :) Hope you have wonderful week.

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    Holly
    1864 days ago
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