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"If it is to be, it is up to me!"

Hey, y'all! I'm Ruby. I've been on and off of SparkPeople since 2006. I've learned SO MUCH, but I have a long history with yo-yo dieting. :/

I started gaining weight around the age of 10. Everyone in my family is overweight. I'm the youngest of 9 children and heavier than my 8 older siblings. There are many health issues in my family, from diabetes to depression to cancer to heart problems...the list goes on.

I'm ready to get in the best shape of my life! I hope to someday become a certified personal trainer. I want to help other people who have issues with weight management. :) I am here to give and get support. LET'S DO THIS!

Member Since: 3/22/2012

Fitness Minutes: 6,073

My Goals:
I want to become a health coach and an inspiration to others struggling with their weight. Never lose hope!

I want to get fit enough to be able to hike to and camp out at Havasu Falls in 2016.

My Program:
Eat healthier, drink more water, and cut down on the sweets! And find exercises that I love. Outdoor activities like hiking and kayaking are at the top of my list!

Personal Information:
I live in the beautiful state of Arizona.

Other Information:
Starting Over SW: 280# on 11/11/14
Rewards for Pounds Lost:
[X] 270 -- 12/17/14
[X] 265 -- 12/20/14
[X] 260 -- 1/15/15
[X] 255 -- 1/21/15
[X] 250 -- 2/26/15
[X] 245 -- 3/9/15
[X] 240 -- 3/30/15
[X] 235 -- 4/14/15
[X] 230 -- 5/20/15
[X] 225 -- 7/23/15
[X] 220 -- 8/24/15
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    For anybody interested in participating in a BLC, please go to my page and click the BL Spring Challenge ALL Teams team. You can join the all-teams page and put your name on the list for the Summer challenge! If you'd like to join my team, the Dazzling Diamonds, let me know and I'll get you signed up for our team!
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    204 days ago
  • v MPRILL
    Hey there! Merry Christmas! Thanks for the goodie. No snow this year. It was in the upper sixties and raining. Though it looks like we may see some snow next week. Hope you and your family had a wonderful holiday!
    346 days ago
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    Wishing you a very Happy Thanksgiving!
    376 days ago
  • v RPCLEM2000
    Welcome to the Weekly Challenge Team. I'm singing a song of joy that you have joined our team. emoticon We look forward to seeing you often in our ROLL CALL thread where you will meet some friendly and comforting members. emoticon We would love to try to answer any questions, emoticon encourage your successes emoticon Or help you with your trials. Or just come by to say hello. Many of us answer each member who posts to the ROLL CALL, but it is not necessary to do so. emoticon Some of us just like to tell about our day. I think you will like it. It would be awesome if I could assist you on your journey to a new you. emoticon
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    401 days ago
  • v DBELLE39
    Hi Ruby, welcome to the Aspire & Inspire team. We are pleased to have you join and look forward to getting to know you. Wishing you all the best on your journey to improved health. Give a shout if you need anything.
    406 days ago
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