Family - Feb 2010

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I've struggled with my weight all my life, though I was at least almost in a healthy range until I went to college. I did WW twice, the first time losing about 30 lbs, which I gained back, then on the second try - online, I lost about 60 lbs, but then got pregnant with our first. I was all set to go, but a year later, found out we were expecting our second. It's been nearly 2.5 years since I had our little boy and I'm nearly back at the weight I was when I gave birth to him.

I have found with the little ones, it's pretty difficult for me to maintain a good schedule for workouts that lasts more than a few weeks. Something always seems to happen. I vow that I won't let it interfere anymore. It is time to stop making excuses or allowing circumstances to take my control away.

Member Since: 8/26/2007

Fitness Minutes: 4,814

My Goals:
Short term (2 mos): COMPLETED
-Track food.
-Schedule workouts for 3-5x/wk

Medium (3-6 mos):
-Move toward more whole foods.
-Decrease processed foods.
-Increase intensity of workouts 2-3x of 4-5x/wk

My Program:
I do a DVD (Tae Bo, FIRM cardio/strengh, Jillian Michaels 30 Day Shred or No More Trouble Zones) and/or run/walk 3-5 miles at least 4x per week. My goal is to run a 5k by the end of summer, as I had a 3 week set back with hip/back problems.

Personal Information:
My name is Michele and I am 31. I am a stay at home mom of 2 kids, Noah is 2.5 and Em is 4.

Month 1: 8.6 lbs lost, 13.5" lost
Month 2: 6.6 lbs lost, 4.25" lost
Month 3: 4.2 lbs lost, 3.5" lost 10% loss reached

Other Information:
I love hiking, spending time with family, knitting, crossword puzzles, music - piano, guitar & voice

I have started running and LOVE it!

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    Get your booty back on here girlfriend! The M&M's have changed their name to the "We Are WORTH It!" team. Drop in, say hello and get active on SP again. We CAN do this!
    1982 days ago
    Have a SPARKtastic day my friend!
    2325 days ago
    emoticon so much for the advice! And that is exactly what I did, I went to the gym for the kickboxing class, only my second class for this, and I noticed an incredible difference from the first to the second class, the first one I was having trouble focusing on some of the moves, and this time Ty, the personal trainer, said my focus was like, razor sharp in comparison, and I had way more focus on the kicks and punches. Hmm, wonder why that could have been. emoticon I had explained to him some of the stuff that happened this last week and he told me to focus everything on how I felt about all that stuff happening, and well, that's what happened. emoticon
    2508 days ago
    Welcome back Michele!

    M&M's Thought Of The Day:

    Fitness in is earned, not bestowed - a process, not a magic trick - an investment, not a miracle.

    :oD Momma She-She
    2549 days ago
    emoticon Back Michele! emoticon
    Stop by and visit the mommas, we all need to motivate each other! emoticon
    2552 days ago
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