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After this vacation I tipped the scales at 300#





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I have the typical story of most, I have battled the weight all my life. In 2003, at 393#'s I opted for gastric bypass. It was a success and I lost 193#'s and was blessed with two beautiful girls in 2006 and 2008.

My weight battles began again after each pregnancies. Though I have not gained all my weight back (still 100#'s to the good). I'm miserable and I'm not happy with my body. I am going back to the basics, monitor my caloric intake, eating protein first in every meal. I ...
I have the typical story of most, I have battled the weight all my life. In 2003, at 393#'s I opted for gastric bypass. It was a success and I lost 193#'s and was blessed with two beautiful girls in 2006 and 2008.

My weight battles began again after each pregnancies. Though I have not gained all my weight back (still 100#'s to the good). I'm miserable and I'm not happy with my body. I am going back to the basics, monitor my caloric intake, eating protein first in every meal. I have already lost 7#'s and I have a long way to go. One thing I have learned in my life is each journey begins with one step, so that's what I'm doing...one step at a time and one day at a time.
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Member Since: 5/5/2009

SparkPoints: 9,755

Fitness Minutes: 9,997

My Goals:
1st Goal: Hit 270 (weight after 1st child) - by 12/31/2012 - DONE 1/11/2013

2nd Goal: Weigh 265 by 1/19/2013 (cruise day) - DONE
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RESET BELOW GOALS on 2/28/13:
3rd Goal: Weigh 260 by 3/31/13 DONE

(struggled from 3/31 to 6/10 to stay on track. Weight increased to 267)....

RESET BELOW GOALS on 7/4/2013 - Goal is no more than 2#'s/week - Current weight 259
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3rd Goal: 249 (one bracket down on dr. scale) by 8/15/2013

4th Goal: 239 by 9/19/2013

5th Goal: 229 by 10/24/2013

6th Goal: 219 by 11/28/2013

7th Goal: 209 by 12/31/2013

8th Goal: 200 by 1/31/2014 (My lowest after Gastric Bypass)

8th Goal: 190 by 2/25/2014 (40th Birthday)

9th Goal: 180 by 4/1/2014

10th Goal: For the first time in my life hit my "Ideal" weight of 170#'s by 5/8/2014 (15 year wedding anniversary)


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Starting at square one. Logging food and excercise on Sparkpeople.

Made to Crave- Learning to Crave God more and lean on God instead of food.

Personal Information:
I'm happily married and blessed with two beautiful girls.

I'm striving to get this weight off so I can be healthier and so I am able to stay active with my kids.

Other Information:
Phil 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me.

Phillipians 3:13-14 (NLT) No, dear brothers and sisters, I have not achieved it, but I focus on this one thing: FORGETTING the PAST and looking FORWARD to what lies ahead. I PRESS ON to REACH the end of the race and RECEIVE the heavenly prize for which God, through Christ Jesus, is calling us.


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BLINK1217
10/15/2012 1:36:20 AM

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9/24/2012 3:28:12 AM

Hi and welcome to the Official 10-Minute Daily Exercise Streak Challenge team emoticon Have a super day emoticon



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IM_GETTIN_THIN
9/3/2012 5:31:01 PM

emoticon so much for your encouraging words on my blog they mean the world to me. I am emoticon you were having a down day today. KNOW that you can get back on the spark train to health and fitness now. emoticon there is no better time than Now and No Better day than Today to get back up emoticon we will get there emoticon emoticon emoticon



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SKINNYTOBDEB
9/1/2012 5:42:10 PM

Thank you! I'm having a downer day today. I stuck to my caloric intake all week but I gained a pound today :*(
It's disheartening, but I know I can do this if I can just shut off that voice in my head saying I can't. Thanks for the comment of encouragement!!! :) emoticon



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IM_GETTIN_THIN
9/1/2012 7:51:31 AM

remember you wrote:"Other Information:
Phil 4:13 I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me. " Well funny thing is.....that is exactly what is on my laptop desktop this morning :) YES YOU CAN!!! Go out there and make today GREAT! God Bless You
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