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Hello, my name is Laurie. I'm a 30 something stay at home mom on the quest to be healthier, and lose weight. I chose healthier first because I need to be a better example for my children. I have been on the weight loss roller coaster for most of my adult life. I don't want my children to follow the same path. So now I am eating more fruits and veggies, in the hopes they will follow my example. I work out as often as I can, normally 4-5 days a week. My kids (2 and 5) mimic me, which is pretty cool. They do pushup and situp right next to me, and my five year old even does burpee's with me. I love to cook and bake. Always have. And not to toot my own horn, but I do both extremely well. My husband even jokes that he married me for my cooking. This challenge is great for me because I need to learn healthier ways to cook. I am a butterton (if you remember the commercial). I use a lot of butter, I fry in olive oil, I use lots of cheese. I truly hope this challenge will help me learn a healthy and tasty way to cook.
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