Me and my husband.

My wedding day and getting fatter by the day then. It'd be a few months before I realized I could no longer fit into my wedding dress.

My first goal is getting back to this shape.


Happy Face

Thank You Card

Workout DVD

Shared Fitness Tracker
Interact with LSSCHWARTZ
Add as SparkFriend Send Private Message Leave Comment Recent Message
Board Posts

I've been having weight problems since I was about 16. I've done it all. Pills, weight watchers, crazy diets, nutricionist, more pills, more crazy diets, and the weight keeps creeping on me again and again. But all the other times I had my mom supporting me, and this time I'm at it alone since now I live in a different country from her and my husband is the laid back type.

I joined SP at the beginning of 2007 when my weight reached the highest ever of 220 lbs. I lost 15 lbs fast, then kept oscillating between 205-210 for the rest of the year, until the holidays when I reached 215 again. It's a new year and decided that I need to put a stop on this weight situation, so I'm back at it and strong. Made my way from 215 to 202 in less than a month by adding lots of exercise to my day and paying lots of attention to what I eat.

At 28 I do realize it's harder each time to lose weight which is why I want this one to be the last!

I have recently bought a new weight loss diary where I input my weight weekly and add a star each week depending on how I did. I got shiny stickers for those and they work great as a visual reminder of how I am doing, and it's really nice to see green stars when I flip the pages of my diary.

My method:
Green star for the week I lose weight;
Blue star for the week my weight stays the same;
Red star for the week I gain weight;
Silver star for every 5 lbs lost;
Gold star for every 10 lbs lost.

Member Since: 2/21/2007

Fitness Minutes: 2,067

My Goals:
To become healthier, thinner, so I can feel better about myself and fit into the clothes in my closet.

My Program:
Cutting back calories, doing more exercise, making healthier choices. Gradually.

Personal Information:
I'm brazilian, but married a puertorican and have been living here in Puerto Rico since October,2006. I'm 27, 5'3" and have been a yo-yo since I was 16 and did an exchange program in US (kingdom of fast food). Since then I've been losing and gaining weight, 20 lbs up, 30 down, 40 up, 50 down, etc., until now I've reached my peak and can't do this anymore.

Other Information:
I love reading and movies, as well as hanging out with friends.

Read More About LSSCHWARTZ - Profile Information moved here.

Shown if member clicks "Read More"
My Goals:

My Program:

Personal Information:

Other Information:

Personal Signature: (Shown after Message Board Posts)
Add a Link
Save Changes
My Ticker:
 current weight: 194.0 
Login to Leave Comment
  • v ROBB1N
    I haven't heard from you in a while. How are things?
    3892 days ago
  • v ROBB1N
    I haven't heard from you in a while, how are things?
    3911 days ago
  • v ROBB1N
    Great job on the progress so far!
    3937 days ago
    Welcome /Bienvenida!!

    I hope you will enjoy a lot in the team.. Always we have the energy to motivate us and others.. I know you will like this team...

    Try to participate in the challenge, are really useful and challenging

    Animo animo animo and go go go!!..

    Derby Ann
    BORICUA (team)
    3938 days ago
    Hi LSSCHWARTZ hope all is well. I love the picture you have as a background. Everything their looks delicious and healthy. Great choice. Hope things are going well for you. Just wanted to let you know that we have our exercise Challenge and it looks like it will be a great month for all. Come and join us. We are also posting our Pedometor steps and everyone is very motivating. I'm sure it will rub on to you. Best of luck on reaching your goals. Wilma
    3938 days ago
Member Comments (14):  < Previous123Next >