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Pre race - Race Into The New Year 5K (~149 lbs)

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Bib, time chip, and medal from my first 5K. Ray Tanner Home Run 5K - October 13, 2012

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My boyfriend and I from a friend's wedding in November 2012. (~152 lbs)

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Hi, my name is Samantha (formerly SRBROWN2). I started Spark People back in April 2011 in hopes of losing about 20 pounds; however, I have been on a bumpy ride since then, and I ended up gaining about 20 more pounds.

In high school, I was petite, and I took my physique for granted. Through college, I ended up gaining almost 50 pounds with the late nights, junk food, and fast food. Those days have led to lack of energy, mood swings, and sleepless nights.

For the longest time, I have hated my body for several reasons -- weight gain, illnesses, and lack of energy to name a few. This hate that I have has only produced a girl who sits on the sideline and now, I want to start living.



"Anytime you consider blowing off [a] workout for a million reasons, think twice. #makeitcount
.... embrace the 'me time'.
.... remember that not everyone is able.
.... not everyone has the opportunity.
.... not everyone can make it count."

-EatDrinkBreatheSweat blog

Member Since: 4/24/2011

Fitness Minutes: 24,912

My Goals:
September Goals:

1. Eat the best I can.
2. Get into a workout routine.
3. Work on getting more sleep!

Other Goals:
- April 2014-- I want to run a 10K.

My Program:

Personal Information:
I am 24 years old. In May of 2011, I graduated college with a degree in History and a certification in Art History. Currently, I am working full time until I figure out my plans in regards to graduate school.

Some things I love:
*Football (Go Gamecocks!).
*Running & 5Ks.
*Family & friends.
*Art History.
*The Beach.
*Rainy days.
*Good quotes.

Other Information:
Personal Bests:

*July 28th, 2011: Ran 15 minutes straight.

*August 5th, 2011: Ran 25 minutes straight. (13 minutes/mile)

*August 9th, 2011: Ran for 30 minutes straight.

*July 30, 2012: Walked 5K in 47:02.

*October 3, 2012: Walked/Ran 5K in 39:29.

*October 13, 2012: Ray Tanner's Home Run 5K - 35:43 (Ran).

*December 29, 2012: Race Into the New Year 5K - 33:11 (Ran).
2012 Races:

*October 13 - Ray Tanner's Home Run 5K.

*December 29 - Race Into the New Year 5K.
2013 Races:

*January 31 - Sandy Hook Elementary Memorial 5K.

*March 30 - Race for the Inlet 5K

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  • v RACHELE8973
    Thank you for the kind words on my page...and for the add! (I added you too!) You can DO THIS! Just remember that this is a journey...every day is one more step towards your goals. Be strong and remember that YOU have it in you to be the best that YOU can be! Don't give up and keep moving forward. Good luck!

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