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The day I weighed in at a Weight Watchers meeting on July 1, 2008, was a new low number in the 4 years I had been married--25 pounds lost. That morning, I also found out I was pregnant with my son. My pregnancy added 50 lbs, and the day I went to the hospital I was 200.2--a number I never wanted to see. Now that my son is running and climbing, I'm determined to lose the last few pounds to get back to my pre-pregnancy weight--and then lose some more after that.

Member Since: 1/16/2010

My Goals:
Goal #1 get to my pre-pregnancy weight of 156. REACHED 8/24/10!!!

Goal #2: 150 lbs by my 28th birthday Sept 24. REACHED 149.2 on 9/23/10!!!

Goal #3: 145 lbs by October 13. REACHED 144.8 on 11/5/10 (better late than never, right?!?!)

Ultimately, I would like to see 140s again. My husband's never known me that little (it would be 40 lbs lighter than when we got married!).

My Program:
I walk almost every day. Most of the time I don't want to, but my son loves being in a stroller and getting outside. I have a good loop I do that ends up being about 2 miles. It's all I have time for once I get home and try to make dinner and relax, but it's way better than nothing!

Personal Information:
Resident of Cowlitz County, WA. I moved from SoCal in 2003, was thought crazy by everyone I know, and yet I love living in Washington State. It's gotta be one of the prettiest states in the US.

Other Information:
I got whistled at the other day while I was pushing my son in his stroller on a walk. If that doesn't make you appreciate all the hard work you've been doing, nothing will! :-)

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    Thanks for the pumpkin chai! Maybe the virtual one will satisfy me and keep me from drinking a real one. emoticon
    3639 days ago
    The main reason I didn't like the oatmeal was the texture (think pumpkin guts). It didn't have much flavor, maybe I needed more spices, and it was slimy. I couldn't even eat the one bowl I had made. I had to throw it away. emoticon
    3649 days ago
    Hey you! Just saw your message on my balloon pic! The salesmen in the store we were at (in VA - where they sell guns right in the outdoorsy stores) thought I was crazy taking a picture of their balloons. It just tickled me. You too!
    3670 days ago
  • v BKACKG
    You are almost to your goal...that's great! Hey my husband is in law enforcement too and so he can handle pretty awful coffee too... not me though! I hope you got some decent coffee today. emoticon emoticon
    3695 days ago
  • v DANDY_LION_317
    Happy LONG weekend!! Enjoy the last few days of summer. :)
    3701 days ago
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