SHELLE13   41,953
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Thailand Nov 2014 - ~233lbs, Feeling very uncomfortable in my own skin





This needs to change, very uncomfortable at this weight and I hate pics right now (10/14 @~234)





I felt huge here, realized this is what I look like and how everyone else sees me. (11/6/11 @220)



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A New Me!

The last two years have been extremely difficult for me. Although there were many challenges, disappointments and sadness...there was the realization that I am stronger than I know.

I can do this...it's a matter of how bad do I want it and what am I willing to do? Right now, whatever it takes!

I am DONE.

I am DONE being the fat girl, friend, sister, daughter, date.
I am DONE neglecting myself.
I am DONE with excuses.
I am DONE ...
The last two years have been extremely difficult for me. Although there were many challenges, disappointments and sadness...there was the realization that I am stronger than I know.

I can do this...it's a matter of how bad do I want it and what am I willing to do? Right now, whatever it takes!

I am DONE.

I am DONE being the fat girl, friend, sister, daughter, date.
I am DONE neglecting myself.
I am DONE with excuses.
I am DONE choosing food over life.
I am DONE blaming my health.
I am DONE doubting myself.
I am DONE comparing myself to others.
I am DONE NOT doing things because of my weight.
I am DONE judging myself because of my weight.
I am DONE not loving myself because of my weight.
I am DONE allowing others to treat me poorly.
I am DONE not believing in myself because I CAN do this!

And...

I am DONE getting in my own way and self-sabotaging!!!

This is my journey, bumps and all. I am choosing to create the life I have always dreamed of and feel happy, healthy and strong!

I will finally learn how to get rid of this weight once and for all!

As of May 27, 2015 - I have decided to take on a 100 Day Challenge. I will refrain from sugar, sweetener, red meat and junk. I will also aim for 30 minutes of activity or 10,000 steps each day!
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Member Since: 7/6/2007

SparkPoints: 41,953

Fitness Minutes: 75,117

My Goals:
To learn how to live a healthy life, taking care of myself and putting myself first instead of last.

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137 - Goal!!!

I would like to get my Health Coach certification before Christmas 2015!!!

My Program:
* WW Member - Total Access (Meetings and Personal Coaching)
* Fitbit tracker to monitor sleep and exercise (linked to Runkeeper, SP, WW)
* Gluten free (medical requirement)
* Aim to go easy on breads, since Gluten Free is twice as many calories
* Join Challenges in SP and DG Team
* Track calories in SP if I am not losing with PP

Personal Information:
* Location: Southern California

* Love the beach, walking outdoors, hanging out with friends, going to the movies, reading, exercise (yes, I actually like it!) and have a passion for travel.

* Truly believe you can do ANYTHING you set your mind to!

* Very optimistic and looking forward to learning how to be healthy once and for all!

Other Information:
"We are what we repeatedly do. Excellence, therefore,
is not an act but a habit".
-Aristotle

�Don�t be fooled by the calendar. There are only as many days in the year as you make use of. � � Charles Richards

"You is kind. You is smart. You is important." ~Aibileen Clark, The Help

"No one can make you feel inferior without your consent." ~Eleanor Roosevelt

"Whether you think you can or think you can't - you are right." ~Henry Ford

"Do or do not. There is no try." ~Yoda

"Love yourself first and everything else falls into line. You really have to love yourself to get anything done in this world." ~Lucille Ball

"You can't out train a bad diet." ~Anonymous

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ONCEUPONABOD
9/1/2015 12:34:30 PM

emoticon Many thanks for the early birthday wishes! Time for reflection and setting new health/fitness goals.



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JESPAH
8/30/2015 3:15:36 PM

Thanks for the birthday wish!



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HEARTS116
8/24/2015 8:25:31 AM

THANK YOU for the birthday wishes!! First one to comment emoticon



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NEWKATHYNOW
8/19/2015 11:18:39 AM

emoticon for the birthday wishes! Good luck with your journey - you can do it!



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SHERYLDS
8/18/2015 9:55:39 AM

thank you for the birthday greeting emoticon



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