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Hi, I'm a 25 year old biracial woman from Chicago (and this is an older picture! I am much heavier now)... I am so ready to get off the couch and on the StairMaster, as well as stop eating gi-normous servings of fatty foods... I have managed to become a hermit and I am through wallowing in self-pity. By the grace of God, I was delivered from drug addiction and alcoholism a year ago (I basically went from "in the club" to "on the couch"). I am determined to make a permanent lifestyle change and ...
Hi, I'm a 25 year old biracial woman from Chicago (and this is an older picture! I am much heavier now)... I am so ready to get off the couch and on the StairMaster, as well as stop eating gi-normous servings of fatty foods... I have managed to become a hermit and I am through wallowing in self-pity. By the grace of God, I was delivered from drug addiction and alcoholism a year ago (I basically went from "in the club" to "on the couch"). I am determined to make a permanent lifestyle change and let the fabulously confident woman within come out to play.
Much love and many blessings...




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Member Since: 6/18/2007

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My Goals:
My ultimate goal is to lose sixty pounds to put me at my ideal weight of 145. That is basically the perfect weight for my frame. I would like to get back into either a size 8 or 10. Since it took me a year to gain all of this weight, I am giving myself (at least) a year to take it off.

My Program:
"No sweets or grease." Plus only drinking H2O, with the exception of one cup of coffee per day. The only fast food I will eat is Subway (no mayo or cheese on the sandwich!); I have tossed all of my take-out menus (and there were many!) in the trash. BIG commitment: Go to the gym every Mon, Wed. and Fri (1 hour per day... 30+ mins cardio, various bicep and tricep exercises)... with Friday being my one "cheat" day out of the week, so I don't feel like I'm depriving myself. I want to gradually eliminate meat from my diet and become a vegetarian.

Personal Information:
I was born and raised in Chicago, though I grew up on the South Siiiiiide I've been living on the North Side for a little over a year now... I'm a born-again Christian, hyper-sensitive (especially to other people's needs) and I am single for the first time in 13 years. YIPPEE!!!

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I'm a total nerd... I love to read, have been a bookworm since childhood, and am currently going to school full-time in the evenings while working full-time during the day. I'm a junior in college, and I hope to get my doctorate in human development one day (right now I'm going for my B.S. in Education, with a focus in inner city studies). I love to swim, ride my bike, go to the show (as we say in Chicago), walk along the lakefront and most of all I love to laugh.

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DRAMAQUEEN1913
5/29/2008 10:22:19 AM

Hello from one Virgo to another! emoticon



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DRAMAQUEEN1913
5/29/2008 10:21:32 AM

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NICOLE281
4/30/2008 9:25:47 PM

Hey lady!

It's been a minute since we chatted but wanted to tell you hello, check in to see how you're doing, and all that. I hope all is well with you---love the new profile pic!

Take care,

Nicole



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HEALTHE_LEN
2/25/2008 3:36:43 AM

hey... just wanted to pop onto your page. a long while ago you wrote some really kind words for me but i never got the chance to thank you... i don't think. anyway, i've been on a whirlwind depression but i'm glad to be back and on track to living a better life.... how are you?? hope all is well with you this year, so far.



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CRAZEECOCONUT
10/6/2007 10:44:13 PM

thank you for your comments! sorry it took like forever to reply but thanks for the encouragment, i am trying VERY hard to keep up with my goals, sometimes i feel as if i am never going to reach it! its always great meeting people who have the same stuff in common with you! i hope you do well with your goals! and PLEASE if you have any tips or advice on making me succeed my goal PLEASE feel free to give me some, a little advice here and there never hurts!



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