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My Brother, Jeff and Sister, Jamie are two of my best friends! They're so supportive! Easter 2007



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I am worth it! Hi everyone...I'm Jennifer from Ohio and have made up my mind to live a healthier life. My 10 year high school reunion has come and gone and i did lose 27 pounds since I joined SP. Over the last year I've put that right back on. :( My 30th birthday is coming up in 2 months, so that is my next goal date. I would like to at least lose that 25 again...more, if I work really hard.

I invested in new exercise equipment and joined a gym to help myself reach this goal. I 'm grateful for the motivation and support I have found on SP. I even got a friend at work to join SP so we can motivate each other!

I'm so lucky and so grateful that I have so many people encouraging me. I love that I get the motivation I need when I feel down or praise when I reach a goal. I'm determined to be healthier and WILL reach my goals! My next short term one is to lose another 15 by the end of the year.

Good luck to everyone else trying to reach a goal.


Member Since: 2/8/2006

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My Goals:
Drink more water everyday, build endurance for exercise, lose minimum 20 more pounds by December 2007


My Program:
Joined Lady of America (Fitness Center), Bought stationary bike, treadmill, new Taebo:Cardio DVD and hand weights.



Personal Information:
Hi I''m Jennifer from Cleveland, Ohio I''m determined to live a more healthy lifestyle and am so glad Spark People can give me to tools to do that.


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Avid reader, movie collector, and photographer. Extremely organized and perfectionist. I''m also a writer..have had poem published and am currently writing a novel. Recently taken up scrapbooking and want to learn how to knit.




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  • v MDULZER
    Jen,
    Hi I also live in Cleveland. I love this site. It has helped me to loose 24 pounds since January. I am half way there. If you would like maybe we could get together an walk. I have more time during the week because I stay at home with our daughter. Just let me know. Your dog is great. Ours is a JR mix, but we aren't sure what he is mixed with.
    mdulzer@wwdb.org
    Best wishes.
    Michelle

    5359 days ago
  • v PERMANENTCHANGE
    Jen here is the recipe I promised you for Polenta

    INGRED
    5 cups water or stock
    1/2 teaspoon salt
    1 cup polenta or corn grits
    2 teaspoons extra-virgin olive oil or butter
    2-3 tablespoons parmesan cheese

    Prep
    Bring water to rapid boil. Add salt and oil or butter. Slowly add polenta, stirring continuously with a whisk. Lower heat and continue stirring in a clockwise motion with a wooden spoon for 20-30 minutes until mixture can hold the spoon upright on its own. ( add cheese now.) Lightly oil an 8-by-8 pan. Pour polenta into pan and smooth the top. Let cool. Slice and servewith homemade gravy over it and Parm grated over it.

    5373 days ago
  • v PERMANENTCHANGE
    Jen...I will look for an old recipe for polenta that I had for you sweety.
    5384 days ago
  • v PERMANENTCHANGE
    Jen....wonderful familia photos!!!
    5394 days ago
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