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January 2009. I weigh over 350.





doing the twirly parisol-8/09-I weigh about 300



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Ain't Nothin' Gonna Break My Stride!

I'll come straight to the point. I weigh over 340 pounds! Over 340! I can't believe my weight has slowly spun out of control and I'm this large. I don't think this is what is meant by "Go big, or go home". I'm here to start tracking, caring, walking....LIVING! I KNOW I have the strength and tenacity to achieve this. I HAVE GREAT THINGS INSIDE ME.






2009 GOALS

Starting weight *351 (YIKES!)
Goal #1 -333 -Accomplished ...
I'll come straight to the point. I weigh over 340 pounds! Over 340! I can't believe my weight has slowly spun out of control and I'm this large. I don't think this is what is meant by "Go big, or go home". I'm here to start tracking, caring, walking....LIVING! I KNOW I have the strength and tenacity to achieve this. I HAVE GREAT THINGS INSIDE ME.






2009 GOALS

Starting weight *351 (YIKES!)
Goal #1 -333 -Accomplished 2/16/09
Goal #2 -315 -Accomplished 3/30/09
Goal #3 -298 -Accomplished 6/8/09
Goal #4 -281

Goals I didn't know I had!
2/8/09-I was able to weigh myself on my own home scale.
2/21/09-My boss noticed I was losing weight and complimented me.
3/15/09-I got rid of 2 pairs of pants because they were TOO BIG!
3/30/09-I noticed shaving my legs in the shower was less of a contortionist act.
4/4/09-I realized I have lost the exact amount that my four year old neice weighs (38 pounds)
5/29/09-Going up the big hill on my bike doesn't make my heart and lungs feel like they're going to explode
6/2/09-I can fit in the massage chair when I'm getting a pedicure
6/7/09-I can fit in my dad's jeep and fasten the seatbelt
6/16/09-A neighbor shouted across the street, "Hey Skinni Mini, keep going!"
7/19/09-I fit in an airplane seat and did not need a seatbelt extender
7/28/09-I can fit comfortably into clothes from Lane Bryant. Can't believe I was so fat I outgrew that store.
7/28/09-I actually had FUN shopping for new school clothes.
8/17/09-I was able to wear a pretty new skirt for the first day of school.


2009 LONG TERM GOALS
By January 1, 2010 I will:

**Love my self and be proud of who I am.
**Weigh less than 260.
**Be able to use the seatbelt in my car without the extender.
**Walk into Walmart, Macy's or anywhere and buy an article of clothing that fits.
**Be able to go up the stairs at work without getting winded.
**Be able to go biking with my brother and dad and keep up with
them.
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Member Since: 9/16/2008

SparkPoints: 7,275

Fitness Minutes: 7,576

My Goals:
Lose 200 pounds 5% at time.
Breath easier.
Be less self consious and more socially comfortable.
Wear pretty clothes that I like.
Feel successful.
LOVE MYSELF!!

My Program:
TRACK nutrition and exercise, good or bad.
Stay between 1800-2000 calories.
Exercise 40 minutes, 4 times per week.
Replace binging.

Personal Information:
I'm a single 38 year old teacher and farm girl from Illinois. I live in the country with my cat and my dog. I am very close to my family and have many great friends.

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I love to cook, read, go to movies, theater, flea markets and lots more!

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OOLALA53
3/28/2012 3:16:35 PM

Welcome to Living Binge Free! So glad you're here, and not facing things alone. We're in this for the long haul. Whether we have ten pounds or a hundred poounds, the time is going to pass anyway, and well either be sitll practicing smart eating 5 years later or we won't. Our odds are better when we fact the ruth up front. Let's keep at it togeehter. emoticon



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BECKYB73
3/9/2012 11:16:25 AM

Paige! You CAN work out out like I do...you just have to start! When I initially started my journey at 391, the only thing I could do without pain was water walking and water aerobics. After that got easier (after about 3 months), I started working out on land. Initially, I could walk a very slow mile on the treadmill. With consistency and small little changes and pushes to do more difficult and strenuous exercises I've gotten to where I am...which is in no way my final destination. But I'll take it! You can too!! Just start slow and every week challenge yourself to push a little harder. Your body WILL AMAZE you!!!



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JANLEH
12/16/2011 12:37:48 AM

Thank you for adding me as a SparkFriend. Best wishes to you on your journey!

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TOKENBLACKGIRL
8/24/2011 5:37:08 AM

I just wanted to tell you that I loved reading your blog posts. They were honest and heartfelt and said a lot of the things I also feel. I hope you continue to post and more importantly continue on your journey to love yourself.

Sincerely,

Faye



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.DUSTY.
8/3/2011 9:22:17 AM

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Happy Birthday To You Paige!



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