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My 34th year

Saturday, January 26, 2013

Well now I've gone and done it...34 years old today! Wow!!! When I turned 30 I was probably close to my highest weight ever, not really sure my weight then, but I kinda guess 225-230, just from the look of the photos from my party. I lost 10-15 pounds and then found Spark the following May...

I can't say that the journey has always been successful, but I have managed to not get any bigger. So today on my 34th Birthday I weighed in at 201.2

This is my starting point for a very successful year!

A lot has changed for me this month, I have done some research and watched some documentaries that have really changed my outlook on food, and you know what? The stuff I have learned has made it really easy to say good bye to fast food and junk food.

In the past month I have gone from a pretty crazy addiction to Diet Coke to drinking absolutely no soda! I have had no fast food at all, except 1 trip to Subway! I have switched all white bread and pasta to whole grain! My fridge is filled to the brim with fresh fruit and veggies! I no longer add milk or sugar to my tea!

Because of these changes I have been having a hard time reaching 1500 calories a day, which is my goal, but I have stayed in my other ranges consistently!

I also hit 1000 fitness minutes today which is right on target with my 250 minutes a week!

I am happy and proud to say that since January 1st I am down 12lbs!

My 34th year is the year I make my dreams a reality!
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    1728 days ago
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    1729 days ago
    First off, happy birthday again Robyn! I'll be joining you in my 34th year on March 1st. :D Like you, I was right around my highest weight when I turned 30 - around 255 lbs!!! I am REALLY hoping to be at 155 lbs by my 34th birthday...but considering there are four pounds to go and I've been losing 0-1 lb per month over the last few months? Probably not, haha! Well anyway, it's close, and we just keep fighting right? Great job giving up the soda! That's awesome.
    1730 days ago
    emoticon emoticon emoticon SO PROUD OF YOU!!! emoticon
    1730 days ago
    Way to go on kicking the soda habit!!!!! I want to make that a goal as well!! 12 lbs in a month is OUTSTANDING!! You're going to be laying by that pool feeling like a rockstar!!!
    Just curious what documentaries you watched? I think I have almost seen them all, but curious if I've missed any.,

    Hope you're having a GREAT birthday weekend!
    1731 days ago
    Way to go you are doing great! thanks for your support also. happy happy birthday
    1731 days ago
    Awesome job!! Kickin the soda habit is a hard thing to do.. just went through it myself so congrats on one month away from it.
    Great healthy choices for a new healthy you!! emoticon
    1731 days ago
  • FIREFLY4407
    You can do it! Congratulations on kicking diet soda and sweetened tea - this will make a HUGE difference in the long run. Have a wonderful birthday!!
    1731 days ago
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