OBIONE686   10,953
SparkPoints
10,000-14,999 SparkPoints
 
 





March 5, 2015





April 6, 2015



I have 13 pics in my gallery





Awards






 
Stocky with Bipolar Disorder

I remember when my mom considered me skinny. That was before I was 13.. After that, she and I thought I was fat at 160, but really I was just a little overweight and built like a rugby player. I never went above 168 though highschool. Then I graduated, and my bipolar disorder reared it's ugly head. I struggled to stay under 180...190...200...210. I got back down to 190 for my wedding. And then I went on Yaz (the birthcontrol) and Symbyax (for BPD). And I swore that 220 was as heavy as I was ...
I remember when my mom considered me skinny. That was before I was 13.. After that, she and I thought I was fat at 160, but really I was just a little overweight and built like a rugby player. I never went above 168 though highschool. Then I graduated, and my bipolar disorder reared it's ugly head. I struggled to stay under 180...190...200...210. I got back down to 190 for my wedding. And then I went on Yaz (the birthcontrol) and Symbyax (for BPD). And I swore that 220 was as heavy as I was going to get...okay, 230...no more than 240...I was really scared at 250...I topped out at 256.

Edit: Alright, I'm not going to delete what I have above because it's my history, and I need to remember that struggle. But I'm a 27 year old strong woman who topped out at 300 pounds. I had to fight the healthcare system to be seen as a person and not a number on the scale. I had a lot of underlying health conditions that needed to be sorted out, and I did that. I've been here a few years, and I'm not afraid to keep going, even though I weigh more now than ever before. I am strong. 10/25/2014
Read More About OBIONE686 (Updated October 25)




SparkFriends



SparkTeams



My Ticker:

 current weight: 298.0 
 
303
266
229
192
155


 
Interact with OBIONE686

Send Member a Private Message








Recent Blogs:





 
Profile

Member Since: 3/4/2010

SparkPoints: 10,953

Fitness Minutes: 9,555

My Goals:
I would like to lose a pound a week. I want to weigh 150, and be able to run 5 miles an hour for an hour. Then I would like to run a marathon. Then I want to bike a tour. Then I'll learn to swim and do a triatholon.

My Program:
I started logging all my nutrition information and not only signed my husband and myself up at a gym, but also my friends! I gave up all soda and carbonation Jan 1. I gave up all meat except fish Feb. 10, and aim for 8 servings of fruits and veggies a day. I eat "healthy" fat as part of my diet, like olive oil and nuts. I try to drink 80 oz water a day and 3 servings dairy. I aim for 30 grams fiber a day. And I'm trying to incorporate daily exercise! I feel like a younger, healthier, happier me!

Personal Information:
You can call me Marle. I'm from southern Arizona, but I'm living in western NC. I am a college student at a communtiy collge. I don't know my goals for six months from now because we should be moving, either closer to the college or back to AZ. I've been married for 2 years, as of November. I'm 23. I despretly want to have a baby, but I don't like what my weight and my prediabetes will do to the pregnancy.

Other Information:
VISION (Victory Is Seen In One Name) was the name of my youth group when I converted from Wicca to Christianity at the age of 16. It change my life and brought balance to my turmoil-wrought mind. I have a lot of trouble with forgiveness for those who hurt me when I was growing up, including classmates and my family. I'm growing peaceful with some of them.

Profile Image





 
 



Personal Trainer
From:
OBIONE686

Sunshine
From:
LUMYRAINSTAR

Holly
From:
DJ4HEALTH

Workout Clothes
From:
PRAIRIECROCUS

Heart Rate Monitor
From:
OBIONE686

Flowers
From:
OBIONE686




Member Comments:
WOWNICESMILE
12/13/2010 6:43:57 AM

Thank you for my SparkGoodie! ((HUGS)) Looking forward to walking this journey together. :-) Mary xo



Report Inappropriate Comment
OBIONE686
12/10/2010 10:10:14 PM

Thank you everybody for your kind wishes! Life begins, life begins, life begins....

Life begins when you decided to start living it. I'm going into this race, and I've never given up, not during try outs, not during auditions, not when I'm halfway through a walk. I'm going to keep racing until I'm forced off the life track. Right now, I'm going to try a new, healthy life style. There's my preview for the next year!!!



Report Inappropriate Comment
SCHENPOSSIBLE
12/9/2010 9:44:15 AM

Sending you lots of love and well wishes on your special day. Have a happy birthday! emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
XXLADYBUGBREEXX
12/8/2010 11:33:16 PM

emoticon emoticon emoticon
emoticon emoticon emoticon

You dont know what I've been told
Supergirl is getting old
Don't you worry, dont you fear
It only happens once a year!
Say yo yo yo, yeah yeah yeah
yo yeah yo yeah

HAPPY BIRTHDAY!!!
emoticon emoticon emoticon
emoticon emoticon emoticon

emoticon XxLadyBugBreeXx emoticon



Report Inappropriate Comment
MSSTACYJ
12/8/2010 9:23:41 PM

Happy Birthday!!!



Report Inappropriate Comment
Member Comments Page (35 total):  < Previous12345Next >Last >>

See My SparkFavorites
View My Food and Exercise Log
Report Inappropriate Page