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My name is Addie. I manage a Hot Topic store in Tukwila, WA. I love fashion and merchandising (setting up displays) and dancing. I dance throughout the day at work quite often. When a good song comes on, you just gotta!
I also bake "designer" cakes (I'm a novice, but they are pretty good, or so I'm told) for fun.
I started SP in 2008 and reached my goal after 2 BLC challenges (over 50 lbs lost). SP is the best thing I've done with myself in my 20's. I love what I have been able to accomplish with not only my weight, but a new-found confidence that came with being able to accomplish something I never thought possible. I changed my entire perspective and knowledge on food and exercise and even though I had an accident that caused some weight gain, I have continued living healthy and happy. I am now able to exercise again and will be back on track in no time!
Anyone can do what I did! Dedication and immense support from all my friends on SP made it happen!!

Member Since: 7/3/2008

Fitness Minutes: 13,091

My Goals:
To build my strength back up and overcome my recent physical challenges.
To build a new exercise routine and move on, mentally, from what my body can't do now.
To stay on track with diet to achieve my goals.

My Program:
I learned to eat well and I stick to it. I plan meals for the whole day and work in snacks and treats to help temptation (I eat dessert EVERY DAY). I spent 5 months doing about 300 minutes of cardio a week and 50-100 minutes of ST. It's not easy, I can't lie. Just worth it.

Personal Information:
I'm Addie.
I live in Kent, WA (just outside Seattle).
I love sparkpeople and tell people about it every day! It has changed my life. I have a body that I didn't even know I could have and I'm proud of my dedication and I have a lot more confidence. Even work has been more successful, I really think it's transformed me. Thank you sparkpeople!!

Other Information:
I really like to cook. I love especially cooking for large groups of people. I have been pescetarian (no meat except seafood) for 12 years.
I live for music. I love to listen to music (that's made by talented musicians, don't really care the genre), play music, dance to music, etc.

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