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8/13/14 11:39 A

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Hello! I am a 27 year old mother of two boys, ages 1 and 2 (11 months apart). My oldest has had medical issues and I, as well, have had a lot of medical stresses in this past year. I dropped my weight SO easily with the first one... I was pregnant only 8 weeks after giving birth and yet I had already dropped back to my pre-baby weight. The second time around is proving much more difficult. It has been 15+ months and I am still struggling with the last ten pounds. Plus, I am just less healthy in general than I was before two kids and I want to live a healthier lifestyle regardless of the number I end up with on the scale.

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4/2/14 11:21 A

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Hi everyone! I'm back after a short detour into bad habits...I am a married mom of two. My son who is almost 3 has an ASD spectrum disorder, while my 13 month old daughter has no delays at all. In fact, she's advanced. I am a trained nurse by profession. I am 28 years old and looking to make a new me happen before I turn 30. I am currently training with my husband for a 5K that we will run in September. My family is the main reason I am doing this, besides doing this for ME! I just recently lost a baby to miscarriage, so now I am hoping to get healthy before trying to have another baby. I'm a busy mom, but I love to talk! Feel free to message me if you'd like to talk about ANYTHING!

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FEONICXS Posts: 21
10/5/13 6:37 P

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Hi this is so great. I need to lose all my baby weight. I have a 2 month old baby boy and two older daughters 10 and 8 years old. I am hoping to melt that fat away but find it a lot harder this time around. I am looking forward to getting to know people on this site, it's great to be around other moms.


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9/7/13 5:46 P

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Hello, this will be my second year in MOPS. DH and I have a two year old daughter. I'm looking forward to a great year!

It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end. ― Ernest Hemingway


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1BEL1EVE1NME's Photo 1BEL1EVE1NME SparkPoints: (1,620)
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7/16/13 11:28 P

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Hi :) I'm Johanna, married almost 5 yrs, we have 3 kids, 3yrs, 2 yrs, and a 6 month old. Love my family to bits, struggle to find the energy to do things when up all night feeding the youngest, but am determined that this year will be my year for change mentally, and physically. Excited to meet mums on a similar journey :) lets do this!

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7/8/13 8:24 A

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Hi! Im Erica. Married for 12 yrs with a 2.5 y old. Been at sp on and more off lately for a while......time to get serious.....healthy and drop 100 lbs. For my family and myself! Gonna try to visit here everyday.



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1/8/13 9:55 A

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Hi, my husband and I have been married 17 years and we have 4 children ages 2, 9, 12, and 14. The big gap inbetween the last two is due to a vasectomy and then a reversal. :) I'm trying to lose a little weight but I'm also trying to conceive and if we do become pregnant I plan to count every calorie so that I don't gain the usual 50-60 pounds. I'm 5 feet tall and right now weigh 117. I'd like to get down to 110 if possible and if I get pregnant before then I don't want to gain more than the recommended weight (I think its 25 pounds?). I look forward to getting to know everyone here. :)

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1/5/13 11:45 P

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Hi I am Kim. I have 2 boys 13 and 3. I am recently new to MOPS this year and am returning to sparkpeople after not participating or being active for over a year. Time to get serious. We are making healthy living a family activity. Look forward to chatting and getting motivated with everyone.



"Shoot for the Moon. Even if you miss it you will land among the stars" Les Brown

"Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up." Thomas Edison


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1/4/13 2:01 P

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Hi my name is Elizabeth, I have a 14 month old daughter, work full time, and go to school once a week. I had a very active military lifestyle before I had my baby and having the hardest time getting back to my pre-baby weight. I am currently 180lbs and my goal is to be 130lbs.

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1/4/13 10:49 A

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Hi!

I'm Jacque, mom to an awesome 4 year old in Southern Colorado. I am the 2012-2013 coordinator for our local MOPS group, and have been part of the group for 3 years now.

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1/1/13 8:51 P

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Hello team!! I am new to the team and am looking forward to having some other moms to connect with and take the weight loss journey with!! I am Jessica and I have a daughter that is 2.5. Looking forward to getting to know some of you!

CST *Jessica*



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LIZSPRINGSTEEN's Photo LIZSPRINGSTEEN SparkPoints: (81,060)
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5/16/12 10:08 P

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I'm new here. My hubby and I have 2 sons, soon to be 9 and soon to be 7, and 1 daughter who is almost 10 months. My cousin and her hubby have a baby girl who is almost 6 months. We are soon going to be starting a Mommy and Me program in our area. I believe it's almost the same as MOPS. We're just going to do our own thing though. I can't wait!! I'm so excited for play dates and such!!!

I'm Liz from Michigan. Eastern Time Zone.
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I have a FB page "Baby Steps To A Brand New Me".
Liz Chagnon Springsteen is my FB name.
It's all about baby steps, friends!


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3/30/12 10:39 A

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Hello Everyone -
I'm Sarah your Team Leader! Thought I would introduce myself on here too. I have two wonderful sons 3 1/2, and 1. Since I have been married I have packed on some pounds - about 100 to be exact. Now I am working on losing them.
I am here to take this journey with you. Let's make this an active team, get to know each other, and cheer each other on!
~ Sarah

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12/25/11 11:30 P

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Hi! I'm Christina and I just had my third baby boy on Nov 3. I really need to get back into shape. I don't have a lot to lose, but finding time to work out is going to be hard, but what isn't???
I'm not a MOPS member, but have been thinking about starting one at our church. I'll continue to pray about it....

Christina


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12/17/11 11:33 P

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Hello to all of you! I am newer to SP and also to this MOPS forum. However with my life experience as a stay at home momma to three, degree in Therapeutic Recreation, current training as a holistic health coach and absolute love of encouraging others I thought I could offer some positive energy and love to you! I enjoy food, love God and find the ocean as a part of me. My favorite healthy snack is carrots and hummus. My favorite bad snack is baked goods. My greatest barrier to health is sleep deprivation. My greatest strength is the support of my husband and our God. What are yours?

Food nourishes my physical body & God's Word is nourishing my soul.
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11/16/11 9:19 A

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Welcome all new members. I really hope that you are finding your way around our team. Please take a few moments to introduce your self to the team as well as let us know your kids ages. We are so excited that you decided to join us. If you have any questions please let me know! emoticon



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11/5/11 10:17 A

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Hi Moms... LOL, I just joined my local MOPS group! (YAY) and we had our first meeting. I'm loving it! It's also really nice that the mom who got me to go was a friend that I met at another mommy and me group hehe...

Anyway, I'm Ruth. I'm a happy wife and mom. I have a beautiful red-headed daughter who will be two in December. and an incredible hubby to whom I'll be married for 5 years in March. We moved to a new town right after we found out I was pregnant, and I'm still feel really new in my "adopted" hometown. I'm finally starting to try and meet new people and make friends... but for someone who's usually a social butterfly, I've been finding it really hard!

I've been incredibly lucky to be a stay at home mom these past 2 years, and although I'm going back to work part time, I still really feel like I SAHM anyway (I'll be working a few hours in the evenings during the week, and a few hours every other weekend). We'll see how it goes!

Hugs, and I'm really looking forward to this group!

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I'm doing the Dukan Diet and should be at my goal weight by September of 2012

Hugs Everyone, Ruth


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10/24/11 11:39 P

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I am a new mom of a 5 month old and a step mom to a 5 year old. I just joined my local MOPS after sarai was born. I am trying to get back into shape and I love connecting with moms who might be hitting the same milestones that I am dealing with. Like how do you get your children to sleep through the night with out a bottle in the middle if they are on formula and cereal?



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9/28/11 5:18 P

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Hello! I have been a member of SP for quite some time, but I am just getting back on track and ready to loose this weight! I am the momma of 4 kids (9,7,5,3) and the finance director of the MOPS group at my church. Would love to meet some new friends along the way! :)

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4/2/11 9:23 A

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I am a new member. I have been working w/ Sparkpeople for a while, but lately have had a couple of big losses in my family, which sidetracked me. I am ready to get back at it. I have a four year old son (turns 5 May 19) and a 2 year old daughter (turns 3 April 12.) So they keep me busy along with working and the hubby! I am anxious to lose the rest of my weight, so I can run with my kids and not feel like I am going to pass out!


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7/17/10 3:56 P

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Although we have several team members, unfortunately we don't have a lot of active members...I want to see this team become more active on the boards....Please join me in inviting new members to the group.

Anica
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