COOLCUKE

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September 3, 2011, hamming it up backstage before the 2nd to last show



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virtual me at 130 lbs (NEED the mojo!)



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with my sunshine girl, nov 2010


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a thing in motion stays in motion

about 3 years ago, my physical motion came to a screeching halt, while at the same time my emotional mojo revved up bigtime.

after living in europe for close to 17 years, lots of personal changes for the better led me to move myself and my daughter back home to cape cod in 2007. since then, i have had to adjust to sitting at a desk all day and driving everywhere in my car instead of walking everywhere in the city and taking public transportation.

while these changes have been positive in many ways, the effect on my weight just about sent me to trajikistan!!! i gained about 25 lbs in 6 months. i quit smoking and then started up again. i felt like a pile of stones at the end of each day after sitting for 8 hours. and my nerves were wrecked.

in march 2010, i stumbled across sparkpeople.com and have gained more and more motivation ever since.

on 13 may 2010, i quit smoking for the LAST time. i am so done with that scene, no more addiction for me.

four days later, i started a major nutrition and exercise challenge for myself and have been progressing forward (mostly) ever since. losing weight and gaining muscle are secondary to my desire to accomplish my goals and set an excellent example for my daughter.



Member Since: 3/16/2010

Fitness Minutes: 31,815

My Goals:
130 lbs & 15% body fat by the end of 2011


My Program:
after stalling at a very annoying plateau for 3 months, i found sparkpeople.com in march 2010. after that, i joined a gym and quit smoking. since mid may 2010, i have lost close to 4% body fat, 48 inches total and 7 lbs of fat, while gaining 4 lbs of muscle. and i am down 2 dress sizes as of 21 dec 2010, from a 12 to an 8. although i would like to see the fat melt away more quickly, i am pretty happy with my progress so far!



Personal Information:
in october 2007, i moved from germany back home to cape cod. now im surrounded by family again, lol. lucky to be raising my amazing 10-year-old daughter, my sunshine girl.

at the end of 2010, i earned my life coaching certification (CPC) and launched my website, www.elasticitycoaching.com. check it out!


Other Information:
some things i love to do:

DANCE
READ
WRITE
LAUGH
YOGA
TRAVEL
GOLF




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  • v PUNZIE73
    Go ahead with your P90X yoga! I was just trolling some of my Spark peeps pages, I haven't done it in awhile and wanted to send you some Spark love. I hope you're doing well!

    -Lea
    2881 days ago
  • v TEENY_BIKINI
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    Hey gorgeous. Keep it rocking! You are fabulous :)

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    2909 days ago
  • v GHK1962
    Ohh....we didn't have a challenge this weekend. However, did you at least move about? I have been having suuucchhhh a non sparky week! But that's ok I guess. I think I will try to get back into it this week.

    Are you taking the little one out in costume tonight? Or does she think she's too old?
    3038 days ago
  • v FIT-WHIT
    Hey Pam-- Just checking in and saying "hi." I wanted to let you know that I registered for classes to begin my training as a Health Coach!! I am soooo excited! I decided to go with a year long program through Integrative Nutrition, which focuses specifically on health-coaching and gives you all the tools to get started with your own business (including start-ups like business cards, website, and brochures/handouts!). I will be starting "classes" (online work) on Oct. 31, and be officially certified by Oct. 2012! I'm sooo excited. I really appreciate all you've shared with me and how much you've motivated and helped me to get to this point of action. I'm excited to keep you posted on how things go!! Perhaps we can check in sometime again on the phone or email. :)

    Have an awesome week, rockstar. Oh, and btw, I enjoyed your interview on YouTube!! ;)

    Whit
    3044 days ago
  • v GHK1962
    Ok...I got my 500 done at 7:10pm tonight.

    I actually did near a hundred in the late afternoon. Then prior to dinner, I got wifey to do 100 with me!

    3080 days ago
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