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A Woman's Worth...

I've always been convinced of my own worth, but lately it has seemed as if the world has opened up to confirm it. Everyone, no matter what their weight or situation in life should realized their own worth and make the world recognize it also.

Now that we've been over my life's philosophy; here's my weight loss philosophy. I am trying to lose a significant amount of weight, but in a healthy way. I am trying to establish a healthy lifestyle that combines exercise and eating right, ...
I've always been convinced of my own worth, but lately it has seemed as if the world has opened up to confirm it. Everyone, no matter what their weight or situation in life should realized their own worth and make the world recognize it also.

Now that we've been over my life's philosophy; here's my weight loss philosophy. I am trying to lose a significant amount of weight, but in a healthy way. I am trying to establish a healthy lifestyle that combines exercise and eating right, but doesn't make me feel gulty for eating some ice cream. My motto is everything in moderation.

I had already lost 40 pounds. But I fell off and gained about 10. Now I am back on my grind. I am hoping to lose 30-35 pounds by November. I am entering Phase II of my master plan. (Rubs hands together and laughs evilly.) It's all about toning and weight training. Well, not all, but I've got cardio down. Time to get strength training under my belt too.




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Member Since: 5/17/2006

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My Goals:
My short-term goal is to be down to 160 by the time my sister visits in Nov. My longer term goal is 153 by the New Year. My ultimate goal is a bikini by my birthday in May.

My Program:
I am focusing on strength training. I do cardio almost every day of the week, but strength training is hard for me. I am cutting down on sodas and watching my calories.

Personal Information:
I am in Tampa, helping my grandmother and aunt. I am trying to make a change in my life starting with my weight/health.

Other Information:
I love reading and writing. I am a fan of Jane Austen, Walter Mosley, and Agatha Christie. I like mysteries, classic lit, fantasy books...I guess you'd call me eclectic. I love spoken word and am a poet (as you can see by my name).

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SAX_88
1/13/2014 6:41:34 AM

Happy New Year!



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SUMTHINSERIOUS
6/11/2013 3:29:32 AM

just dropping in to say Hi, I hope everything is great!



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FLABBALICIOUS
7/3/2012 8:15:31 AM

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. - Thomas A. Edison

Keep moving, keep pushing foward this week. emoticon emoticon

Have a wonderful healthy 4th of July. emoticon emoticon emoticon



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FLABBALICIOUS
6/25/2012 9:15:32 AM

“Trust yourself. Create the kind of self that you will be happy to live with all your life. Make the most of yourself by fanning the tiny, inner sparks of possibility into flames of achievement. ”
Have a wonderful week.



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SUMTHINSERIOUS
10/7/2011 10:55:11 AM

Hi im just dropping by to say hi, i hope all is well. As for me im still hangin in there. :)



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