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me at my bachelorette party (169 pounds!)

Me and my husband Aaron

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I'm Jess, I'm 35 and I live with my amazing husband and son who are incredibly supportive. I got married in April of 2008. I need to get motivated to lose some of this weight and hoping to get my life on track and get healthier for myself and for our future. I began Sparkpeople at 194 pounds, I lost almost 30 pounds for my wedding in April 2008, however I gained a few pounds back after the wedding. In March 2009, my husband lost his job and I gained back pretty much everything and then got pregnant with our son and lost some weight after pregnancy and now heavier than ever at 275 pounds. I just had a miscarriage and I need help to lose weight right this time and lose the weight and some motivation to do it... so I'm going to work on eating healthier and exercising more. My mid-weight loss goal is to weigh 160 pounds. Eventually I would like to be somewhere between 120 and 130 pounds which is ideal for my height (5'2"). Just going to take some time, but I'll reach it. "We all have big changes in our lives that are more or less a second chance. " -Harrison Ford

Member Since: 1/15/2007

Fitness Minutes: 10,301

My Goals:
I'd like to get back to a healthy weight for my height, since I'm short (5'2").

My Program:
I'm trying to be more careful about what I eat and how much, also incorporating more exercise into my week. I began doing Pilates and some kickboxing as a way to exercise more and I enjoy it so far.

Personal Information:
I live in Attleboro, MA but grew up in Brockton, MA

Other Information:
I love reading, my favorite books are by John Grisham and Nicholas Sparks. Movies are a hobby, especially 80's movies, like The Breakfast Club which is my favorite.

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  • v WILLOW49
    Welcome to the EE team :) Good luck on your new healthy journey!

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    3091 days ago
  • v LINDA!
    Welcome to the Emotional Eaters team. Best wishes on your journey.

    3091 days ago
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    ¸.•♥´ .•´¨¨ ¸´¸.•´¨Welcome to the EE team!!
    I’ve belonged to a lot of teams here on spark-- i really do believe that the Emotional Eaters team is one of the very best, it’s a great group of people- very supportive and encouraging-- and it is very refreshing to talk with people who "get" what you're going through!! ¸¸.•¨¸♥¨`*,¸.•*´¨`*• .¸♥.*¸.•´¸.•*¨¸.•*¨¸.•´¸.•*¨) ¸.•*¨)
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    Spark has a lot of great tools, and you will learn which ones work best for you. The best tools are the people tho, always willing to lend a hand, an ear, or a shoulder. I’ve been here for over a year now, and I still am overwhelmed, every day, by the kindness and goodness of others on this team!! That has made a world of difference for me. I hope you have the same success! ¸¸.•¨¸♥¨`*,¸.•*´¨`*• .¸♥.*.•*¨¸.•´¸.•*
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    3091 days ago
    Thank you very much and welcome to the Living Life on a Shoestring team...You will find our team full of positive energy and support for all the members..Feel free to post as often as you like because everyone has ideas and thoughts that are helpful...Good luck on your journey to good health and wellness emoticon emoticon
    3255 days ago
  • v KBLCP08
    awww Thank you so much! Things are going well here! Friday we heard the heartbeat which was exciting! Other than that I haven't been too throwing and knock on wood! I have been pretty tired and not wanting to do much of anything and being on my feet sometimes kills! Other than that seriously I am doing well and feeling good! Thank you for asking and I hope you are doing well!
    3504 days ago
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