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STINAMARIE86
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May 18, 2015 - Now
Thursday, August 06, 2015      3 comments

The scale said 340. I felt discouraged, but deep down there was a spark that ignited a blast of motivation. I started tracking my foods eaten on May 18... Read more
New Year - I'm Still Here And So Is My Extra Weight
Friday, January 09, 2015      3 comments

It always seems I do great in intervals of a few months, then slack off for a few months. A never ending routine with me and my habits. They say the average time it takes to form a habit is 21 days. 21 days?! So that means A) I exercise and eat ... Read more
My Weight Loss Graph
Sunday, March 02, 2014      10 comments

I restarted my journey on October 30th, 2013. Today, I drew this graph on paper so I can hang it by my motivational poster. This graph will remind me how far I have come and how well I have done. I have lost a total of 55 pounds! ... Read more
Breaking 300 Pounds!
Sunday, February 23, 2014      5 comments

The feeling I had when I looked at the scale on Wednesday and seen that I am out of the 300s was amazing! 298! ... Read more
Goals for 2014
Tuesday, December 31, 2013      11 comments

Tomorrow starts a brand new year! 2014! I sat down and made a list of what goals I want to achieve in 2014. These goals are very accurate and I am confident that I will continue with my current goals and follow through with the new goals! ... Read more
5% Challenge Exercise Commitment
Saturday, December 28, 2013      7 comments

I am currently exercising every day. I workout with dvds, treadmill, elliptical, and also walks outside. I workout for 30 - 60 minutes a day. For 2014 5% Challenge: I will continue to workout daily. I will continue to exercise for a... Read more
~*~Motivational Poster~*~
Saturday, December 28, 2013      26 comments

My White Tiger Team has a challenge to create a motivational poster and hang it where I can see it daily. I love to be creative! I love to do collages and art work, so I created it! It is not hung up on my bedroom wall yet, but will be as soon a... Read more
Struggles of Losing Weight
Monday, December 16, 2013      5 comments

How did I lose 64 pounds and then gain all but 5 pounds back? How can I lose a few inches off my body, everywhere, and still feel like I am not getting anywhere? Since November 1, 2013, I restarted my weight loss journey. I am down 1... Read more
My Favorite Exercise/Least Favorite Exercise(A&I Team)
Saturday, August 24, 2013      5 comments

Since I started Sparkpeople in April of 2012, my favorite exercise is Leslie Sansone Walk Away the Pounds. I love how positive she is and upbeat! Love it! My least favorite exercise is strength. I cannot say I hate it, but it just seems to ... Read more
The Reason I Joined Sparkpeople
Saturday, August 10, 2013      13 comments

I joined Sparkpeople January 2012. I just started Paramedic class and had become friends with my classmates right away. One classmate and I started talking about my weight and thyroid issues.He asked me if I have heard of Sparkpeople. I said no.... Read more
July Review - August Goals
Sunday, August 04, 2013      6 comments

July: I started over again on the last week of July. Started tracking food food and exercising and eating right. I walked 3 miles a night, the last week of July. August Goals: ... Read more
6 Miles!? Yeah, I walked them all!
Thursday, August 01, 2013      9 comments

I would have never seen me walking a 5k, but I have. Never would have seen me walking a 6k, but I have. When have I walked these you ask? The answer: Not when I was at my skinniest! Yep, I walked them when I weighed 300+ pounds! 10k in my ... Read more
Fresh New Page. Chapter: Beginning Again
Monday, July 29, 2013      9 comments

With all of my injuries I have had: sprained ankle in Dec. 2012 & a sprained/tore calf muscle July 2013; and gaining back 42 pounds, I am starting over! I am still 20 pounds lighter than when I started April 2012! But I cleared my weight ticker ... Read more
Reflection: Month of March
Monday, March 25, 2013      9 comments

It is amazing how fast things can change! In this year, I have had some humps to get over and some personal hurdles to jump over! With exercising, eating right(or wrong), and the emotional/mental aspect of this journey so far, I have had t... Read more
Reflecting: The Year So Far
Monday, February 25, 2013      16 comments

These first two months of the year have been difficult for me. Between working and not having time, or feeling like I haven't had the time to do anything, I have fell a number of times away from my focus. I do not feel like I am making pro... Read more

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