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Maggie sleeping in her bouncy seat at 4 weeks old

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Maggie (2 days old) and Daddy

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Big News!!! Big News!!! Big News!!! Big News!!!

I had my baby girl -- Maggie Marie -- on February 27th, 2008 :) She weighed in at a mere 5 pounds, 6.6 ounces and was 18 inches long. She is perfectly healthy and a wonderful, much adored addition to our family. Hubby, Big Sister and I are SO in love with her!

I have somewhere between 9 and 14 pounds of baby weight to lose (my weight fluctuates like crazy!) and am getting back into a walking routine slowly but surely. I can't wait to get these pounds off and work on the 50 or so more that I need to shed in order to make my goal of losing 250 pounds!

When I started this journey, I needed to lose 250 pounds -- Currently I've lost 172.4!! I still have a long road ahead, but I'm on my way!

You can see my nutritional goals and some of my favorite types of exercises below. I don't follow any specific diet, I just try to make healthy choices most of the time, and stay within my calorie range.

If you'd like to see before and after pictures (and I use the term "after" loosely, because my weight loss journey continues), there are a few in my photo album, OR you can go to my website at
singit.html (make sure you copy both lines of the addy. I'm sure the formatting on this page will break it in two) and click on "Befor & After". There's also a general photo album there with some misc. pics.

One of the best weight loss tools I've used is the support of online forums and discussion groups - and I'm always looking for new buddies! eMail me, I'd love to hear your success story, your struggles, or about your personal weight loss plan!

Member Since: 3/7/2006

Fitness Minutes: 0

My Goals:
Weight Loss Goals:

Current short term goal: 205

Long term goal:
150 by August 8th, 2008 -- my 12th wedding anniversary. (-57.6 pounds)

My Program:
I eat healthy every single day! I don't deprive myself of things I REALLY want, however I weigh (pun intended) the benefits and detriments before I eat anything tooooo decadent :-) I focus on low fats/good fats, whole grains, fruits, veggies, and lean meats.

Nutritional Intake Goals:
Calories: 1200-2000
Protein: 50 g (+)
Fat goal: 45 (-)
Carbs: around 50%
Sodium: 2400 (-)
Water: 64 oz (+)

Personal Information:
Name: Missy
Age: 31
Location: Indiana

eMail: hiscyberchick@aol.com

Other Information:
Some Favorites:

Foods --
Veggie Burgers
Ceasar Salad
Cheesecake (though I don''t get that one too often anymore lol!)

TV Shows --
Dr. Phil

Authors --
Anne Rice
JRR Tolkien

Movies --
Lord of the Rings
Steel Magnolias
Napolian Dynamite
Austin Powers

Hobbies --
Favorite Exercises --
oor Aerobics
Step Aerobics
Tai Chi
Weight Lifting

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  • v ABMW2007
    Hey Missy,

    How is your baby girl who is now 10 months old can't believe that how time has flown. Hope your still on track with your weight loss.
    4557 days ago
  • v SUSAN_45601
    Just wanted to stop bye and say the baby is a cutie pie I havent been on for awhile,so how have you been doin,you look great wish I could stick with it,but for some reason I try than i'm back to the old ways,but I have a job know so maybe that will help alittle.
    4746 days ago
  • v ABMW2007
    hey Missy

    Haven't heard from you in awhile. How have you been doing? How's the baby and rest of your family? How is the weight loss coming?

    4795 days ago
  • v KHARDMAN72
    Congratulations on the new baby!! She is beautiful! emoticon
    4798 days ago
    You are doing an amazing job! I look forward to seeing you attain your goals and to see updates of your new baby that is on the way!
    Congratulations on both accounts!

    4877 days ago
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