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Hi there, my name is Jennifer and I started my lifestyle change the January 2009. It was not a resolution, but a need to change things. When I started this journey I thought it would be a piece of cake, I learned differently. My first 12 weeks did have me down 22 pounds and 22 total inches. Then I kinda hit a plateau for about 4 months. Now that was frustrating. I started my P90X journey the first week of June 2009 and at the end of my 90 days I had lost 11 pounds and 11 total inches. Then I did gain a few pounds and was struggling to keep it down to 30 pounds lost. I have finally conquered that goal. Now I only have 7 pounds to go til my ultimate goal. I can say that this has been a long hard journey, but I have loved every minute of it. I consider myself to now be a workoutaholic. My fiance' never thought I would get this far. In the past I would do something for a couple of months and if I did not lose or feel better about myself I would just quit. This time I decided to make a commitment to myself. To be healthy and feel good about myself. So far it has worked. I feel awesome. I am feeling more confident in myself. This is the best thing I could have ever done for myself and I will continue to commit to myself.
On October 7, 2009, I ran my first ever 4 mile run. I will make it because I am determined to never quit again. Now, I am training for a Half-Marathon in October 2010. For a person who refused to run, because my body was not made for running, I am sure showing myself who is boss. This is all for a better and happier me and it is working.
I wish everyone the best in their journey to a happier and healthier you.


Member Since: 6/18/2009

Fitness Minutes: 6,824

My Goals:
To lose my last 7 pounds.


My Program:
Half-Marathon training with upper body strength training and core work.



Personal Information:
I live in Iowa and love it. I can not wait for the snow.


Other Information:
I am an aspiring singer and hopefully soon I will be in the studio recording a few songs. I also love to read. Right now the Twilight series is my favorite.




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    3407 days ago
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    Lee Iacocca
    You've got to say, I think that if I keep working at this and want it badly enough I can have it. It's called perseverance.

    Romans 5:3-5 3 Not only so, but we also rejoice in our sufferings, because we know that suffering produces perseverance; 4perseverance, character; and character, hope. 5And hope does not disappoint us, because God has poured out his love into our hearts by the Holy Spirit, whom he has given us.
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    3435 days ago
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    thanx for stopping by

    yup-- couple days a week in hotels for the next couple months.. getting lots of books read!!

    hope to get khloe's 1st b-day pics posted on my blog today or tomorrow-- how fun!

    hope you had a great week

    another week, new month........

    wow...........time does fly

    enjoy every moment!
    3459 days ago
  • v RHYNIC
    running on your wedding day OMG!!! hehehe

    breathing help - humm - to run your best it is suggest you breath deeply - from the bottom of your belly and not the top of your lungs. Your breath while running should not be short. I quite often match my breathing with my steps, breathing out longer then I breath in. When you totally exhale all the air in your lungs you have no choice but to take a deep breath. For me that just naturally happens, for others it's not so easy. gail
    3462 days ago
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    don't worry, I knew you were joking about your age. this year I ran a marathon in New Orleans in February. I ran a 1/2 marathon in Halifax Nova Scotia in May. I just ran another half in Barrington Nova Scotia on Sunday. I am planning to participate in a 60 mile relay race in September and another 1/2 marathon in October. what I am most excited about is a 10k in November. the race goes through a vineyard and there will be wine on the hydration tables...and who knows, maybe a 1/2 marathon in Miami in January.
    3462 days ago
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