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Halloween 2014 - I can finally fit back into my leather jacket! (192 lbs)



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It's been a long journey, full of highs and lows. I've re-started so many times I refuse to look at this as another re-start.

I got down to under 170 lbs Christmas 2015. In February of 2016 I met a man and at first we encouraged each other and I at least didn't gain any weight back for a time, but ultimately I realize now that it was too soon to get into a relationship and we started enabling each other and backsliding - after we broke up I emotionally ate my way back to over 210 lbs. I realized what I was doing just in time to head back to Onederland.... thank goodness!

It's May 2017 now and I'm back down to 183 lbs. I'm not quite back to my lowest weight yet, but it won't be long.

I'm not going to let myself get discouraged. This is just another bend in the path. I do however feel it in my bones that this year I will reach not only my goal weight but other goals I've set for myself.

I can feel myself changing from the inside out instead of how I was trying to force change from the outside in. I think above all else this is the key!

Member Since: 1/23/2009

Fitness Minutes: 20,867

My Goals:
((Top weight 230 lbs March, 2011)

200 lbs - Done! - 3/16/14
(Reward - Pandora Bracelet)

195 lbs - Done! - 9/28/14
(Reward - Video Game)

190 lbs - Done! - 11/20/14
(Reward - N7 Hoodie)

185 lbs - Done! - 6/16/15
(Reward - DA II T-Shirt)

180 lbs - Done! - 7/31/15
(Reward - N7 Tank Top)

179 lbs No Longer Obese! - Done! - 8/6/15
(Reward - Fitbit)

175 lbs (1/2 Way) - Done! 11/23/15
(Mass Effect T-Shirt)

170 lbs Done! 12/24/15 (Reward Xbox One)
I refuse to reward myself after backsliding so badly so
the next rewards will be the 2017 rewards!

165 lbs -
(Reward Bathing Suit)

160 lbs -
(Reward Facial)

155 lbs -
(Reward Makeover)

150 lbs (3/4 Way) -
(Reward Laptop Computer)
(149 lbs No Longer Overweight!)

145 lbs -
(Reward French Rosetta)

140 lbs -
(Reward - Ruby Ring)

135 lbs -

My Program:
I've joined a gym and enjoy going 3-5 times a week usually in the mornings before work. I do mostly strength training but I get in a bit of cardio as well.

My diet is really clean - low carb, high protein, my only sweets are protein bars which I limit to one a day and fruit but I don't go overboard with that either. I eat a salad every day for supper and I'm into the 8/16 Intermittent Fasting routine for now. I don't count my calories daily any longer because I pretty much eat the same sorts of things every day, but if I change anything up I'll test it out on the counter to make sure I stay under 1,200 calories per day.

Personal Information:
Day job - Number Cruncher

Passion - Writing

Proud Mom - One Son

Determined to get fit and healthy!

I believe that getting fit and healthy is 90% diet and 10% exercise!

Other Information:
Writer, lover of books, movies, stories of all sorts, but especially enjoy reading and writing historical fiction, science fiction and fantasy.

Renaissance Faires fascinate me. Who doesn't love a good joust? Horses and knights in shining armor all at once! Sigh.

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    Terrimix, Sorry I didn't get back to you sooner. I know you said you wanted in for the writing challenge. I just wanted to sadly inform you that I decided not to go through with it. I was going to do a memoir about me and my relationship with my dad. He currently has heart failure and kidney failure, and porabbly doesn't have long to live. When contemplating the task ahead, I decided it would be too much to drag myself through this whole relationship at this time. So, sorry to say, I'm out. However, I am adding you as a park friend. When writing this message, I could not see the letters forming in the box one writes them in. I only hope it's readable. Glenn
    988 days ago
    Thank you so much for your support and OF COURSE I don't mind that you added me as a friend. I have added you too! Have a fantabulous day!
    989 days ago
    Thanks for adding me as a friend. I added you back. Let's keep each other Sparkin'! emoticon
    993 days ago
    "Your dreams are calling to you right now, calling for you to begin living them in this very moment.
    Stop holding yourself back, and let yourself be all you know you can be."
    -- Ralph Marston
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    Thank you for commenting on my blog, "Don't Forget To Be Your Own Hero." Have a healthy holiday season!
    996 days ago
    Oh I know!All about the tears. Especially playing their other series Mass Effect, thats a killer.

    Too bad you have to give up the XBOX once your son comes home. I have my own XBOX in the bedroom and when my fiance moved in he brought his own and it resides in the living room with the big TV. Something went terribly wrong there, I want the big TV. emoticon
    Whats your First DAI Character going to be? I think I'm going to be "boring" and do a Human female warrior for my cannon.
    997 days ago
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