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This is a face only picture at about 210 lbs. I don't take too many full body pics now.....





This is a picture taken at around 185 lbs. This was last October. I am now 217. :-(





I was also about 185 lbs in this picture. I was so much closer to my goal. I know I'll get back there, but I am so sick of the up and down weight.



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Want to lose weight and keep it off - Help!!!!

I have been on the weight loss roller coaster for the last nine years (at least). I was always a heavy child and teenager, but began to lose weight my senior year of highschool. I wasn't trying to lose, but the numbers just got lower over time. I weighed 230 lbs at the beginning of my senior year, and dropped to 200 lbs by the end. My freshman year of college, I decided to start a workout regimen and eventually lost another 28 lbs. This was my lowest weight of my adult life, 172. I ...
I have been on the weight loss roller coaster for the last nine years (at least). I was always a heavy child and teenager, but began to lose weight my senior year of highschool. I wasn't trying to lose, but the numbers just got lower over time. I weighed 230 lbs at the beginning of my senior year, and dropped to 200 lbs by the end. My freshman year of college, I decided to start a workout regimen and eventually lost another 28 lbs. This was my lowest weight of my adult life, 172. I maintained that weight for about six months and the weight slowly crept back on.

Since this time, I have tried trainers, pills, doctors, cabbage soup diets and eating healthy and counting calories. Being healthy/making a lifestyle change worked best for me. I worked out, counted calories, ate tons of fruits and vegetables and drank a gallon of water a day. My lowest weight as of date has been 184, but I gradually started having more chocolate, larger portions, french fries instead of salads, etc. and the weight is back. I am now at 219 lbs and trying again. I want to lose weight the right way, but I also want to keep it off permanently. I am joining spark people to have support in losing weight, but also to learn tools for maintenance. My goal is to lose 50 lbs and keep it off.
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Member Since: 4/7/2009

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My Goals:
My goal is not only to lose weight, but also to keep it off. Losing weight is the easy part for me once I am focused. It is hard for me to keep going and not to resume bad habits that lead to weight gain.

My Program:
1. Atleast and hour of exercise five days a week.
2. 1500-1700 calories a day. Going back to journaling and writing down everything that I eat.
3. Eliminating cookies and portillo's chocolate cake. Only 100 calories snacks to get my chocolate fix, or a small piece of dark chocolate.
4. A gallon of water a day.

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"A positive thinker does not refuse to recognize the negative, he refuses to dwell on it. Positive thinking is a form of thought that habitually looks for the best results from the worst conditions."

~Norman Peale

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BLUROSES
9/11/2009 5:47:07 PM

You are one of the strongest women I know. You will definitely reach your goal!

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PRECIOUSSHERELL
8/26/2009 6:35:07 AM

Hi & thanks for the add , let's loose this weight together !!! emoticon

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LIZZIECA55
8/25/2009 3:28:04 PM

Hey there -

Thanks for adding me as a friend. Has anyone told you lately that you are beautiful? Well, anyway you are. Good luck on your journey; I know you will succeed.

Lizzie



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