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I love this face pic of me. It's a few years two...or three. Whatever!

My first photo shoot.I like this shot because it's powerful and sexy at the same time. 301lbs here.

I'm 301 lbs in this pic and I am wearing that weight pretty good but that's NOT good enough anymore.


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***Zaftig (German)= Pleasingly Plump, Deliciously Full Bodied ***Diosa (Spanish) = Goddess

Hey! My name is Miss Ashley and I am 31 years old. I am on here looking to hopefully find some support and inspiration on my weight loss journey. I started my journey on my 30th birthday, May 24th,2013 and immediately began struggling with having enough motivation to persevere. I had it all planned out to lose an exact amount by my 31st birthday in order to reach my goal. Simple enough and doable however I messed up and gained the pounds that I lost at the beginning of the year plus more. It had me so unmotivated. So here I am, August 1st, 2014, with a new goal and a broader outlook. I figure that if I give myself 1 year to transform my life versus a very short time frame, then maybe I will meet with a success that I have not previously enjoyed. I look forward to hearing from you ladies and guys. I am so open to advice, tips, words of encouragement, stories about what you did if you were in a stupor, etc., so don't hesitate to reach out to me. I would ESPECIALLY love to link up with ladies that reside in the Atlanta, GA area to maybe start working out together or just conversation.
Good luck to all of you and thanks in advance for your love and support! It will be returned. : )

Member Since: 1/31/2013

Fitness Minutes: 721

My Goals:
One of my major goals is to be at a weight I haven't seen since I was 14 years old and that is 225 pounds. I can't remember what size I was at that weight but I'm sure it wasn't over a size 14. So being a size 12/14 or 14/16 would be awesome. I currently wear a 24/26W. I have aspirations of plus size modeling, acting and taking my musical talents to the next level. I find that carrying all this excess weight is hindering me from excelling the way I should in my life. I'm a very confident woman but not living to ones potential will slowly and surely bring you down. Unfortunately, that has happened over the past year. My ultimate goal would be to touch ONEderland just for the heck of it. It's not a major life necessity. I know how well I look in the low 200's so I will aspire for what looks best aesthetically and what feels the best physically.

My Aspirations in Confirmation:

I live a healthy and fit lifestyle always.
I make my dreams a reality.

My Program:
LOW CARB&HIGH FAT is what I need for my Adrenal Body Type.
I am doing a good job of watching my portions and keeping track of my macros by tracking my daily intake.
I am working my way up to being active at least 5 times a week an hour plus doing cardio and strength training.
Late night meals are a thing of the past.
No more stuffing myself to capacity in order to 'feel full' instead of 'empty.'
I am watching my favorite weight loss divas daily on YouTube for inspiration and being active in the SparkPeople community.
I have made my needs a priority and have made all those around me aware of what I am doing in order to get support by helping or getting out of my way!
I make sure to do things I love to do daily to aid in keeping my spirits up.

Personal Information:
I was born in NC, raised in Tulsa, OK & have been living in Atlanta for the past 12 years.I am very easy going, down to earth & friendly.If you know anything about Chinese Astrology,I am a TRUE Water Pig.We happen to be the best.Just thought I'd let you know. :)
I am a Singer/Songwriter, a Massage Therapist, Psychic Intuitive, a Clothing Designer & a natural therapist. :)
I love art, music, theater & movies. I love researching, learning & just pondering about life and people.I am an avid reader of works that I can attain knowledge from especially those about spirit, spirituality, philosophy, metaphysics, psychology, REAL history(not that fake stuff we learned in school), self improvement on all levels, etc.I have no kids yet & I'm not married.I'm actually starting a new phase in my life& I'm enjoying it!
I am really easy to talk to so please don't hesitate to chat with me.I am open to many types of conversations & possibly making some new friends.

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    I was actually checking to see if there was a pom poms goodie to send because you must have been a cheerleader back in the day because you certainly are one now! Thanks for trying to get me to see the positive side of a plateau. You are definitely a glass half full person (I saw something once that said the glass was full - 50% water and 50% air. I wouldn't be surprised if that was you who said it!)
    1216 days ago
    Keep up the good job. love ur pics!
    1224 days ago
    Heard this on the way in to work this morning -

    You can use it to get back in the groove.

    Keep the faith and keep up the good work!
    1244 days ago
    Thanks for the goodie. I hope you are having a healthy and happy weekend, a great time to recharge.
    1248 days ago
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    Hey, wat up Ashley! Whew, glad the weekend is almost here and thanks for the goodies!! I gotta get on my P's and Q's so I can reciprocate in kind, LOL.

    Enjoy your weekend! Hoping the weather is agreeable for whatever you might step off into.


    1263 days ago
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