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I am now starting my real journey. I have recently landed a job working as a Commercial Interior Designer! I love it but it is a huge adjustment to being in college. Although I put on weight in college I have put on additional weight from becoming a professional working at a desk all day long. I used a pedometer one day to track my steps and without a workout I was only walking 1000 steps!!!! I couldn't believe it!

So I decided time for a lifestyle change if I have to be ...
I am now starting my real journey. I have recently landed a job working as a Commercial Interior Designer! I love it but it is a huge adjustment to being in college. Although I put on weight in college I have put on additional weight from becoming a professional working at a desk all day long. I used a pedometer one day to track my steps and without a workout I was only walking 1000 steps!!!! I couldn't believe it!

So I decided time for a lifestyle change if I have to be sitting at this desk for 8 hours I will have to fit in fitness elsewhere in my day- I have adopted doing 10 min of strength training in the morning to wake me up, then doing 60 min of cardio in the evenings 4-5 times a week.

Just looking for easy recipes and fitness tips. I am a busy professional don't have alot of free time.

I love my puppy Cooper more than anything! He keeps me excited about getting outside and taking long walks! He is such a blessing in my life that makes me Happy! :O)

Goal 1: Be below 200
Goal 2: Fit comfortably into my bathing suit for summer
Goal 3: Become more active and healthy

I will weigh in and measure once a month
I am 5'9 1/2 and my
Starting Weight:
247
Waist: 42.5"
Hips: 49"

June 1st -Goal 240
Weight: 242
Waist: 41"
Hips: 49"
Thighs: 27"
Reward: Didn't quite make it

July 1st - Goal 234
Weight:
Waist:
Hips:
Thighs:
Reward: mani/pedi

August 1st - Goal 226
Weight:
Waist:
Hips:
Thighs:
Reward:

August 28th- End of Work Biggest Loser - Goal 218
Weight:
Waist:
Hips:
Reward: Book cruise with work bonus!!!!!!
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Member Since: 1/29/2007

SparkPoints: 7,008

Fitness Minutes: 10,328

My Goals:
I would like to be healthy and feel good about myself! I don't really go by the number on the scale its how I feel in my clothes!



My Program:
I am tracking my food on My fitnesspal app on my phone.

Cardio 5-6 times a week Jazzercise! I am addicted! Glad I found such a strong group of women to push me and let me know anything is possible

I am also doing FIRM workout tapes at home for added strength training.
And Walking the pup!!



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Tulsa, OK

Other Information:
This time it is a lifestyle change not a quick fix for the summer. I am trying to learn life skills on living a healthy, active life.

This journey has taken me awhile and I had to clear my life of some stress and baggage I was carrying around but I feel more ready then ever to keep going and maintain what I know I am capable of!


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ASHESS85
11/18/2014 12:00:14 PM

hey! I saw that you recently came back on. Glad to see you. I'm trying to get back into the groove too. Let's keep in touch! emoticon



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MARYONAMISSION
11/4/2014 1:44:26 PM

Thanks for the supportive comment on my blog! Lol, these on again, off again rotations are killing us. Thank goodness we are both on again and ready to end 2014 with a bang!
So where are you going for vacation? I'm super jealous by the way

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MARYONAMISSION
9/11/2012 3:35:27 PM

Thanks for the comment on my blog. So glad you are back and ready to continure your journey! I know we both can do it and you will be fitting in all your cute smaller clothes in no time.
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TRIANGLE-WOMAN
6/23/2012 9:29:12 PM

Have not "seen" you in while.



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CLHENDY1
6/12/2012 7:30:59 AM

Thanks for the add. I added you back!! Congrats on your loss so far. Keep it up! emoticon



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