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Hi! I'm from Winnipeg, Manitoba and I'm hoping to find some on-line support and friends to walk with me through this weight loss/healthy living journey.

I am married with 5 children-- 2 that I made (14 year old girl & 18 year old boy), 1 step son (19 year old), and 2 foster daughters from Ethiopia (20 & 22 years old).

Any suggestions and help will be welcomed.

April 20/08 - I just posted some new pics
May 7/08 - my sister (dmmomof2) joined... yaay!
June 19/08 - not much motivation lately... gained 3 pounds (back to 155)
January 10/10 - checked in for the first time in a long time... stayed the same (still 155)
April 1/10 - just started working out with a trainer and going to zumba classes once a week
October 1/10 - had a really rough summer because of a marriage separation... my weight was stable at 150-155... started yoga and exercise classes again... still working on controlling my bad eating behaviours
February 21/10 - back together with hubby after 3 month separation... did nothing for my health (stress, weight gain...) but I'm back on track! Going to GoodLife Fitness 4 times a week. Set a goal to walk/jog/run the Manitoba Marathon in June (10k). Starting weight at the beginning of Feb. was 167, as of today I am 161. Goal = 140 by June 30th.

Member Since: 3/4/2008

My Goals:
My primary goal is to get healthy. I have spent a good portion of the last 5 years feeling unwell.

Of course, weight loss is my goal, but the health benefits aremost important to me, too.

My Program:
March, 2008 - I'm eating much healthier but I have yet to get into an excercise routine... that's why I'm here!

As of 4/1/08: I started walking every day and working out with home exercise videos and SP videos. My favourite is the jump rope video by Coach Nicole!

5/15/08: Just got my Turbo Jam DVDs so now I'm working out to those! Whew... not easy, but the end results will be worth it.

June 19/08: Motivation low... will not give up though!

March, 2010: Began a 6-week program with a trainer.

Oct 1/10: Workout a few times a week... still need to practice better eating habits.

Feb. 1/11: Started new year nearly 20 lbs heavier than I was 6 months ago. Eek! Back on track at the gym 4x/week.

Personal Information:
I'm Annette, I'm married with 5 children. We live in Winnipeg, Manitoba... I am a VERY proud Canadian!

Other Information:
I'm a high school teacher and I go to university part-time. I love reading and watching movies and hanging out with my best friend -- my sister (dmmomof2) -- and my children. I can't say I LOVE working out, but I'm doing it 4x/week so that I can run a 5k in June, 2011.

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  • v JUSTDUCKY1405


    It's been a while!

    I've been busy enjoying summer and just finished making a page on Facebook called Kickstart Fitness Challenges!

    It's 2 Week Mini Fitness Challenges with optional Kicker Challenges to help Kickstart your Fitness and Healthy Lifestyle Habits!

    Join Us!

    Next one starts this coming Monday, September 3rd, 2012!

    More details on how to find us in my latest blog!

    Do hope you join!
    3253 days ago
  • v no profile image CHRISSTAMPER
    Hi there,
    Just dropping by to say hi! Hope you're doing well and making progress on your journey. Take care and have a fantabulous day!
    C ;)
    3716 days ago
  • v no profile image CHRISSTAMPER
    Hey there!!
    Just a quick drop in to say hi. I was wondering if you were going to be at the Pan Am today for 2 for the team meet and greet? If so, AWESOME!! If not, then we'll get ya' the next time. Have a good one!
    Chris :)
    3778 days ago
  • v no profile image CHRISSTAMPER
    Hi there, how're you doing? Just checking in with team mates to see how they're progressing. If I can do anything to help, please let me know. Take care :)
    3830 days ago
    How is it going Annette?? Do you come on here anymore? Is your ticker up to date? I'm being nosey!! :P
    4565 days ago
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