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 GHK1962
    Heya....how're you doing on the 500? So far I am at 325...it's 1:30pm here...and likely I will go to the gym near 5:30pm or so...and think I will get them done then.

    Hope you're doing ok on them too...but mostly I hope you are having a good weekend. :)
    3598 days ago
  • v GHK1962
    Nebraska?
    3599 days ago
  • v GHK1962
    Uhhh...I just mapped Battle Ground, WA to Cape Cod, MA. It's over 3,150 miles...and would take me over 2 days of solid driving to get there. I do NOT think that is quite fair that I'd have to drive 3,150 miles to your 5.

    We meet in Kansas is what I am thinking. heh.
    3600 days ago
  • v GHK1962
    We totally have to figure out one day how several of us can do a meet up! I think between the bunch of us...normally I'd say the mid point to meet would be somewhere in Nebraska or something. However, if we toss the Kimster in I think it would be more like somewhere in the middle of the Atlantic ocean. And...at that point I suspect the only eating optios would be seafood. (Or humans if we are in the midst of a sharkfest!)
    3601 days ago
  • v TEENY_BIKINI
    Hey fabulous! Have an amazing week.

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    Woot!!
    3605 days ago
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