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Hello everyone! My name is Michelle, I am 30. I originally joined SparkPeople about five or six years ago when I wanted to lose the 10 pounds I had gained from working at a food place. I tracked my calories and occasionally tracked my workouts. I lost the 10 pounds and thought wow, I don't need this site anymore. So I deleted my account and pretty much went back to eating whatever and not exercising. In October of 2010 I became pregnant. My son was born on July 5th 0f 2011. I gained 40 pounds ...
Hello everyone! My name is Michelle, I am 30. I originally joined SparkPeople about five or six years ago when I wanted to lose the 10 pounds I had gained from working at a food place. I tracked my calories and occasionally tracked my workouts. I lost the 10 pounds and thought wow, I don't need this site anymore. So I deleted my account and pretty much went back to eating whatever and not exercising. In October of 2010 I became pregnant. My son was born on July 5th 0f 2011. I gained 40 pounds with him which is a lot for someone that isn't quite 5'4". This my new journey with SparkPeople began. I actually took the time and effort to learn how to be healthy and got down to my goal weight in about a year. I maintained that and then actually lost a few more pounds in the follow years. In June 2014 I became pregnant again. This time around I was much healthier and conditioned to make smart choices most of the time. I only gained 30 pounds, which was more than I wanted but manageable. My daughter was born on March 27th of 2015. It has been much harder to get back into the swing of things now that I have two children. I also go to school full time and work full time so it really takes effort for me to get in exercise and make good choices about food. I am in this for the long haul and I want my children to grow up healthy. No matter what, I just have to stick with it!!
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Member Since: 8/8/2011

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My Goals:
Weight to lose-35 pounds.

Live a healthier and more active lifestyle and stop yo yo dieting like I have done so many times in the past.

To be a more positive person.

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I plan to just take it day by day and not be to hard on myself if I slip up. I also plan to make sure I'm realistic about my goals and understand I need to make a lifestyle change and not just diet. I also hope to meet some great people here to keep me motivated.

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My hobbies and interests include; reading, working on scrapbooks, and just spending time with my family and friends.

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PIXIE-LICIOUS
4/29/2014 8:59:04 PM

"There are admirable potentialities in every human being.
Believe in your strength and your truth.
Learn to repeat endlessly to yourself, 'It all depends on me.'"
-Andre Gide
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Thanks so much for the goodie for my birthday....I'm so happy that you thought of me. I hope your week is going great so far.
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Pixie



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
4/15/2014 2:22:12 PM

"Above all else, do NOT quit! The universe always bows to persistence.
The empowering approach is to see your physical challenges as assets, because overcoming obstacles forces you to develop discipline, determination and character.
These traits will carry over to other areas of your life and make you a stronger person.”
-Tom Venuto
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Thank you for commenting on my blog, "I'm Not A Quitter Anymore." Have a healthy day!



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
3/20/2014 8:43:27 AM

Spring has sprung, the grass has ris’,
I wonder where the birdie is?
There he is up in the sky,
He dropped some whitewash in my eye!
I‘m alright, I won't cry,
I'm just glad that cows can't fly!
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Just stopping by from the Countdown to Spring team to wish you a happy first day of Spring! Thank you for being part of the challenge. I wish you a very healthy and happy Spring season. Keep working hard to reach your goals, one day at a time....and never forget that you are always worth your best effort!
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Pixie
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"What is it that you would like to achieve?
What is it that you wish to change, improve upon, create, express or experience?
If you ever want it to happen, now is when you must do something about it.
If it is your desire to see it come about, it is your responsibility to make the necessary effort."
-Ralph Marston




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PIXIE-LICIOUS
3/18/2014 4:37:35 PM

Hello from the Countdown to Spring team! Can you believe that Spring is almost here and our challenge will be ending? I just want to encourage you to keep pushing yourself to do your best each day. Only YOU can make your goals and dreams a reality, so be sure to work hard for them. You don't need me to remind you that you're worth the effort, do you? Well, in case you do, consider this to be your reminder!
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Pixie
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“CHANGE: Don’t just talk about it, go out there and do it.
Don’t just meditate about it, go out there and create it.
Don’t just pray about it, go out there and take action; participate in the answering of your own prayer.
If you want change, get out there and live it."
-Steve Maraboli



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PIXIE-LICIOUS
3/13/2014 9:48:58 AM

Good morning from the Countdown to Spring team! I hope you are having a healthy, fabulous week so far. Can you believe that there is less than a week until the first day of Spring? (It sure doesn't feel like it in my neck of the woods, though!) Let's make the most of these final days of the challenge...and then keep that momentum going! We can accomplish a lot if we just commit to doing our best one day at a time. We are worth the effort!
Hugs,
Pixie
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"Sometimes victory seems so far away because we measure it only by the goal.
And end goals can seem overwhelmingly huge, daunting, and just plain hard to reach.
But if we start measuring our victories by the smaller choices we make each day, victory won't seem so impossible.
....It's amazing the chain reaction that can start in your life with just one good choice.
Big things are built one brick at a time.
Victories are achieved one choice at a time.
A life well lived is chosen one day at a time.
Oh sweet friend, you are closer than you think to victory!"
-Lysa TerKeurst




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