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I'm 33, a licensed counselor in a community mental health center for 7 years. I'm also working on 1 certification now- Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for kids. I LOVE to learn :-)

I've been overweight 90% of my life, there was a 6 month period of time where I was "thin" and haven't seen it since. Trying to find it again :) I really struggle with exercise which always seems to be my hurdle, but I will overcome it this time!!!

Married for 5 years, no ...
I'm 33, a licensed counselor in a community mental health center for 7 years. I'm also working on 1 certification now- Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for kids. I LOVE to learn :-)

I've been overweight 90% of my life, there was a 6 month period of time where I was "thin" and haven't seen it since. Trying to find it again :) I really struggle with exercise which always seems to be my hurdle, but I will overcome it this time!!!

Married for 5 years, no children-unless you count our 2 fur babies (cats).
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Member Since: 10/16/2013

SparkPoints: 26,526

Fitness Minutes: 3,700

My Goals:
Control my asthma.

Lose 100-120 pounds.

Lose my 5% in 8 weeks (13.6 pounds).

Continue to not drink pop.

Get back on track with my healthy eating.

Find way to move a little every day in some form.

My Program:
It's time for the Fall 5% Challenge!
Here are my commitments:
* follow Chris Powell's Carb Cycling plan, eating 5 mini meals every 3 hours each day

* drink 8 bottles of water per day for a total of one gallon of water each day.

* 30 minutes of cardio "shredders" 6 days per week

* complete strength training "shapers" every other day for 10 minutes

* pre cook/ pack all meals night before

Personal Information:
I'm 33 live in North West Pa with my husband of 5 years.
No kids, 2 cats.
Love to crochet, draw, and read.
My husband is an avid sports fan so I've had to adapt and am now a NY Mets fan. Been a life long fan of the Oakland Raiders though. LOVE football :-)

Other Information:
I'm a sucker for romance novels, The Twilight series, Hunger Games series and Sookie Stackhouse series.

My favorite quote: "Forget regret or life is your's to miss." From one of my favorite movies, Rent.

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MADMANSMAMA87
11/13/2014 1:46:41 PM

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Here's To Another Thirsty Thursday, Beautiful!!!
Keep Pushing, Keep Positive & Stay Focused On Your Goals!!!
ANYTHING is Possible If YOU Believe It Is - - Believe in YOU, Always!!!
When You Find Yourself Doubting How Much Further YOU Can Go,
Remember How Far YOU Have COME!!!
Remember That Person You USE To Be
& ACKNOWLEDGE the GROWTH you've made,
Remember EVERYTHING That YOU Have FACED & CONQUERED,
The BATTLES You've Won & The FEARS You've OVERCOME!!!
YOU are STRONG - - YOU are POWERFUL - - & YOU are Doing THIS!!!
Dare To See The GREATNESS That I See In YOU!!!! :) :) :) :)
YOU are FABULOUS, Darling!!!!
Hugs,

Jes

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MADMANSMAMA87
11/12/2014 1:44:22 PM

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Tif,

I hope you see the BEAUTY that I see in YOU!
I hope you see the GREATNESS that I see in YOU!
I hope you see the STRENGTH that I see in YOU!
I hope you see the POSSIBILITY that I see in YOU!
YOU are someone SPECIAL!
YOU are someone WORTH celebrating!
YOU are someone who is completely IRREPLACABLE!
Thanks for being SUCH an AMAZING friend to me:)
Stay Fabulous, Darling!

Jes

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MADMANSMAMA87
11/11/2014 4:19:26 PM

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"For those who have GIVEN
& for those who continue to GIVE,
We salute YOU & are eternally indebted to YOU
Today, Tomorrow & ALWAYS."

- - - UNKNOWN - - -


Please remember to be THANKFUL for those who have GIVEN, those who GAVE all & for those who CONTINUE to GIVE in order to keep our country safe, sound & free!!! Your FREEDOM is the MOST expensive gift you've ever been given & those who have given it to you have done so without expecting anything in return!!! Be Thankful for the SOLDIER & for the sacrifices they choose to so selflessly make for the love of our country & for the love of being an AMERICAN!!! They are true heroes & deserve the upmost of respect, today, tomorrow & everyday!!! For the soldier, I am eternally grateful!!!

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Jes

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LAMOURA
11/11/2014 1:53:01 PM

Hi how are you today? I made it through a low carb day yesterday and today is a high carb day.

May I ask how you like to workout? I use dvds mostly....I love kick boxing,step benching and strength training.

Have a great day.

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LAMOURA
11/11/2014 1:50:21 AM

Hi (may I ask your name...if you don't mind emoticon )

Glad yo are still here, awesome thanks I would love someone to carb cycle with it makes it easier emoticon Yeah me too when I did this program I lost 2 sizes in just the first round! Which was awesome and already even after just a week I feel the difference of carb cycling.

Thanks mom is feeling better which me feel better and now I can zoom in on me emoticon I am sooooo ready for this lol.

Thanks for adding me as a friend...I added you as well emoticon

Comment edited on: 11/11/2014 1:51:45 AM

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