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Mama Wants Her Body Back!

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My name is Desiree! I am a 36 year old girl from the Napa Valley. I have always been active, fit and healthy... and for the most part, haven't complained too much about my body. Over the years, I have been able to maintain my figure by running and riding horses. And then... I got preggers! I had a beautiful baby girl in August of 2009 and joined Spark People about a month later, determined to lose every single pound I had gained during my pregnancy. I went from a fit 127lbs ...
Howdy!

My name is Desiree! I am a 36 year old girl from the Napa Valley. I have always been active, fit and healthy... and for the most part, haven't complained too much about my body. Over the years, I have been able to maintain my figure by running and riding horses. And then... I got preggers! I had a beautiful baby girl in August of 2009 and joined Spark People about a month later, determined to lose every single pound I had gained during my pregnancy. I went from a fit 127lbs to a whopping 173lbs (YIKES!) by the end of my pregnancy! After having my daughter, I came to Spark (weighing 158lbs) in hopes of finding the support I needed to get my body back. And not only have I almost reached my goal (Go, ME!), but I have made some truly amazing friends who have been here for me every step of the way. This journey would not have been possible or HALF as much fun without them!

Today, I am back down to a size 2/4 and I'm continually working to lose those last few pesky pounds that seem to be hanging on for dear life (stubborn little things, aren't they?). I'm excited to be here and I look forward to many more days of sparkin'!


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Member Since: 9/27/2009

SparkPoints: 20,963

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My Goals:
Get back into shape after having a baby (and gaining 45 lbs!), maintain a healthy diet (increase my protein and fresh veggie intake!) and ultimately feel great about my body again!

My Program:
I'm sticking to the same fitness plan I followed pre-pregnancy. I'll be hitting the gym for some weight training, elliptical and spinning. And I LOVE anything outdoors... Horseback riding, running, bicycling, walking and hiking!

As far as food, I love it! And I'm Italian so I'm all about the carbs... But I don't tend to do well when I have to follow a strict diet, so I will basically be eating what I want while focusing on healthy foods and WATER, WATER, WATER!

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I'm a lucky girl! Married the love of my life in '08 and had a perfect baby girl in '09. We have a wild mustang named Trigger and a German shorthaired pointer named Wiley... LIFE IS GOOD!

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Useless information... I have a serious talent for Guitar Hero. No joke. I ROCK at guitar, vocals AND drums. It's a gift - I can't help it. : )

I have a weakness for Coach bags, designer jeans and Taco Bell...

I love me some country music! Twang!

I am a huge fan of The Amazing Race and Dancing with the Stars. Dirty Jobs and Cash Cab, too! And I love my RFD channel and PBR (bull riding, NOT the beer). Someday, I'm going to live on a ranch in Montana. I just have to convince my hubby first... Annnd... win the lottery! : )

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LBAWEEK
5/2/2012 3:44:32 PM

Thanks for checking out my page. Hope u r well. emoticon



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BAILEYS7OF9
4/30/2012 5:00:36 PM

hah! That advertising person made their money on that commercial eh?



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BELLE0308
4/29/2012 1:48:40 AM

Thank you so much for stopping my blog and commenting. It was nice to hear from someone who had been through something similar! I appreciate it so much! emoticon



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MDTWEETY
4/27/2012 6:11:40 PM

Hey girl! Thanks for stopping by my page! I've missed you! Ugh...I have lost my "spark" for sure. I am on here but not with any consistency and I have been majorly slacking. Did I tell you I am prego? Due at the end of June! Still, that does not give me an excuse to eat everything in sight and skip workouts. I am still working out but not as much and I am much bigger this time than I was with my first baby. Will give it all I've got once baby is born!
How are you doing? What's new?



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BAILEYS7OF9
4/27/2012 3:55:45 PM

emoticon He really is a cool horse! My BF saw him just after I got him in November, then again last night. He's holding onto the cross tie saying 'yes, that is my hand' and I warned him he'll bite and next thing I heard is 'ow!'

He is really 'licky' Like the owl w/ the tootsie pop, how many licks to the center? THREE.. you are probably too young to know that commercial!


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