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MY FIRST YEAR JOURNEY

Thursday, March 14, 2013

NOV.2011 feb 2013

My sparkversary is supposed to be 2 days ago on the 12th of March precisely but I was not in a good frame of mind on that day and not having internet access very late that night made me to be doing this blog now.

That notwithstanding,i am happy to be sharing my journey so far . . .
When i joined SP through a friend's share on facebook,I just fell in love with the site and moreso,that it's so FREE. I joined on that day i saw the link but did not start tracking anything till around May 2012 though i was reading all the daily mails,articles,blogs etc being shared on SP.

Before November 2012,i was dedicated and tracking my 30 minutes workouts (jogging and biking mainly) i had only lost about 5 kilos. Tracking my nutrition was hard since i live in Nigeria and eating mainly our local foods (didn't know the amount of calories in them) but with the help of FEMISLIM, a spark friend i had a major breakthrough and people noticed that i lost weight.

I maybe slow to reaching my goal weight but i am far from where i used to be,i have had a number of non scale victories:
- Last year when i joined SP,I was jogging 7 laps on a standard athletic track for 30
minutes,gradually i went from 8 laps to even 9.5 laps late last year but now i do more than 11 laps(but not up to 12 laps) in 30 minutes.
- My clothes no longer fits,i have gone from a size 20 to size 16.
- I have done about four 5k's (gone from finishing in 40 minutes to 35 minutes.)
- I am stronger and more confident,

ISN'T THIS PROGRESS?

I have also learnt that with consistency and discipline,one can achieve what he/she sets his/her heart to achieve.
I am not also going to punish myself for not reaching my initial goal weight of 85 kilos because i know that if i don't give up,I will reach my final goal weight eventually.

I am thanking the great team on SP especially for making this site FREE,for the numerous articles,blogs etc which have been of tremendous help on my journey towards achieving a healthy body.

I also appreciate all the supports of FEMISLIM,all my spark friends and all the members of my spark teams . . . you have been so wonderful emoticon

I am looking forward to a great second sparkversary.
Thank you SP!

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PAULAAUTUMN 3/20/2013 7:06AM

    emoticon You look amazing and such an inspiration emoticon emoticon and Happy Sparkversary emoticon

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ACCEPTHECHLNGE 3/15/2013 11:16PM

    You look great. Keep up the good job. And, happy Sparkversary! emoticon

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BEE2LE 3/15/2013 10:05PM

    Awesome! You look great! Keep up the good work.
Happy spark anniversary!

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MONAKIN314 3/15/2013 11:18AM

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Amazing story and great pictures!! Keep it up! You can do anything you set your mind to!

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RUTHXG 3/14/2013 11:32PM

    emoticon emoticon Thank you for sharing your story!

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REBECCATKD 3/14/2013 9:17PM

    This is excellent progress! Thank you for sharing your journey. You are quite the inspiration!

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EMILYROSEBUD 3/14/2013 3:59PM

    You are such an inspiration to me! Thanks for sharing! Happy Sparkversary! You look great! I can definitely see the kilos lost...
Keep going girl, you can do this. I'm here if you ever need anything! Love!

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HONDURASDONNA 3/14/2013 1:37PM

    Congratulations on a job well begun! emoticon emoticon

You have come a long way, but don't look back, keep pushing forward on this lifestyle journey!

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