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My Curling Girls...We might not have won the A or the B event...we placed in the C...were one up to not be in the D...BUT gosh darn it we had the MOST fun of all!

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Well, I have chosen a phoenix to represent a "weight lose" re-birth. I use to be very average in size (not thin but not fat, a solid size 8) and completely happy with myself. I think I was around 160.
One thing lead to another, I met my husband (gained weight (about 10 pounds)), got engaged (gained more weight (another 15)), got married (gained even more (another 15)), got pregnant - GAINED 80 POUNDS at the height of my pregnancy (270pounds)! Yikes!!!
I tried nutrisystem (wasted money lost 5 pounds & gained 7 in the end), tried curves (not a fan), tried a few fad diets (did ok, but gained it all back).
As of today, I weigh in at 214. Time to get back in control of my eating, I am tired of changing what I need/want for those around me, particularly my husband. He is my Saboteur, we've had countless fights over him sabotaging my diets - before this over & over...and those ALWAYS ended in me giving in. He constantly derails all my efforts, part of me thinks he's insecure for whatever reason if I lose weight & get to my goal - that I'll leave him...maybe I will....maybe I won't....and maybe he needs to get his head out of his butt and think that maybe I want this for me!
Case in point. I told him I was to be starting my diet Jan 1 - on Jan 1 ----he says let's got to dinosaur bbq for lunch. I said no, so he sat downstairs sulking, Dinosaur for dinner - no - sulking again! Sunday....Dinosaur for lunch ---NO GO BY YOURSELF! Dinosaur for dinner? NO!!!!! Did he go, nope sulking again! Argh! I am so frustrated, and he sees he's doing nothing wrong.

IT'S TIME FOR ME AND I WILL NO LONGER ALLOW OTHERS TO SET MY DESTINY!I look forward to rising up and shedding more weight – restoring myself.

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  • v KAYWEB555
    Running late for a Fasting Blood Test! isn't that just what everyone wants to do on their Birthday ? After that it is my day to spend as I want ! Thanks for the wishes it mean alot to hear from everyone !
    Can you make a get together for the 518 May 21 or 22? Sure would love to meet you. Think about it, still in the planning stages at the 518 !
    For my birthday I would love to have everyone stick to their healthy eating plans ! Hope that you will join in on my Birthday Wish !
    Kay & The Pups emoticon
    2573 days ago
  • v KAYWEB555
    Thank YOU for the friendship add, I have turned it right around to You!
    Hve a great day ahead, I'm just putting on my sneaks and getting to my workout for this is my heavy day. 2 mile aerobic walk with Leslie, 30+ raking the yard! there is my cardio and then I will do a Coach Nicole video for resistance bands for 20 mins. and then into a 15 min. stablitiy ball video workout with Nicole! Then i will sit down and have lunch and keep it healthy. Kay & the Pups
    2586 days ago
  • v KAYWEB555
    Hi, I don't know if you got that Team Map yet.
    1)Under My Trackers, put the arrow on My Tracker then click Start Page
    2)On Start Page under Welcome is in red Account/E-Mail Prefernces
    3)Click the account /Email Prefernces
    4)Now look for the file Community and click it
    5)you now want to go down to Spark Teams (set up , include yourself on map) and Click the spark teams
    6)you are now looking at all your teams and what you would like
    New Member; new topic;Dispay on Spage;Show on Team Map under that label check the box that you want to appear on the Team Map
    I hope that this will help you. Kay & The Pups from 518 Team
    2588 days ago
    Thanks to you I found the 5k walk to jog link! I'm going to check it out...good luck and keep up!
    2641 days ago
    Thanks for the goodie! I saw the email come through on vacation and it gave me motivation to stay on track. Well I did eat a lot on vacation but I got a lot of exercise too. ;) Have a great day!
    2652 days ago
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