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May 2010 - 148lbs





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Recently diagnosed with a very rare form of joint hypermobility syndrome (similar to Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome). I am doing physical therapy twice a week and will never be able to run again.

Due to my medical condition, I require a lower body fat and weight than would be normal for my height - plus a higher lean muscle mass. Please don't judge - I am supervised by a team of doctors. To be healthy and to have any shot at a normal life, I need to lose the weight and build up muscle. ...
Recently diagnosed with a very rare form of joint hypermobility syndrome (similar to Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome). I am doing physical therapy twice a week and will never be able to run again.

Due to my medical condition, I require a lower body fat and weight than would be normal for my height - plus a higher lean muscle mass. Please don't judge - I am supervised by a team of doctors. To be healthy and to have any shot at a normal life, I need to lose the weight and build up muscle. All without hurting my joints.
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Member Since: 9/9/2009

SparkPoints: 6,044

Fitness Minutes: 4,069

My Goals:
Lose 30lbs with SparkPeople
* Build up muscle

October 1st: 128lbs (22.7% Body Fat)
October 14th: 122lbs (20.8% Body Fat)

-New Goals-
First Goal: 120lbs
Reward: a new ring
Second Goal: 125lbs
Reward: Tanning!
Final Goal: 110lbs (12% Body Fat)
Reward: $150 in new clothes

My Program:
I am eating a reduced calorie 100% vegetarian diet with physical therapy twice a week, stationary bike (spinning) four times a week (or more) and at-home PT exercises daily.

Personal Information:
I live in Washington and am 27. I'm tattooed married momma with three children - a 5 year old boy and 3 year old girl and a daughter who died at birth, she would be 6 now.

I am a writer and am working on my first book.

-History at a Glance-
Sept 2007: 180lbs (post baby)
Dec 2008-Aug 2009: 160lbs, size 12
Sept 2009: 156lbs, joined Spark!
Oct 2009: 137lbs, size 6
Nov 2009: 129lbs
Dec 2009-Feb 2010: Injured, bedridden
May 2010 - 148lbs, size 8 - diagnosis, told to get in shape - rejoined Spark!
Aug 2010 - 140lbs
Sept 2010 - 135lbs, size 6
Oct 2010 - 128lbs

Other Information:
I love all things arts and crafts: writing, sewing, knitting, embroidery, crochet, quilting, painting, etc. I love my kids and family and I love animals.

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TIGERJANE
10/13/2010 5:39:21 PM

Nice to see you're back!!!



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NEWNARAYAN
10/11/2010 1:46:30 PM

HEY GIRL!! How are you losing so fast? Do tell!!



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PARISGIRL04
7/24/2010 12:40:49 PM

Hey girl!!! How are you!! Welcome back! Ive missed you soo!!! Ive been away for a few months now too...but seeing u back made me want to come back too!!!




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7/19/2010 5:39:06 PM

Hello from the Meditation and Weight Loss team.
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Making mindfulness a priority in your life is an excellent way to help achieve your weight loss goals.
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POSITIVELY_EB
5/10/2010 11:35:49 PM

I saw your little emoticon emoticon that you posted for how you are today!

Just wanted to let you know that I'm here for you! It's good to see that you have a plan to keep going! That's a great 1st step, and 2nd, and 3rd! LOL!

Keep moving forward! Don't look back and no regrets! You can do this.

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Beverly
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