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180 lbs. the heaviest thus far I've been.. At work, the place where most of my stress comes from...

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I want to be healthy again. I want to be myself, happy and energetic.

Hi there all, I've been a member of Sparkpeople for years now, but I yo-yo quite often... something I'm not proud about. But it's all about getting up, dusting off and getting back on the wagon, right?

I'm a 5 ft. 2 in Mexican gal that has a little more extra weight in these God given curves of mine ;) My goal is to reach a healthy weight of somewhere between 130-140lbs. I do have muscle and I don't want to lose that!

The highest I have weighed thus far is 200 or so, I don't know exactly because when the scale hit 189.5 I stopped weighing myself out of denial and I'm sure I went up a little higher than that.

I have a pretty high stress, full time job in the insurance industry. Yup, I'm sure you can imagine. It's an office job and there are so many goodies that come around there. If it's not doughnuts, it's bagels, if not bagels, cookies, if not cookies, cake... you get the idea, right? I sit most of the day, but I've changed that recently, with walks during my break times and going upstairs to the restroom instead of going to the one on my floor.

So you see, I don't do so well with stress, because I'm an emotional eater. If I'm having a bad day, I figure, "f$(! it, I don't care" and I eat. Then... I feel horrible for doing so. Recently, I've been transferring that to exercising to get my emotions taken care of. Believe you me, though, there are days where eating cheesecake sure sounds better than sweating for an hour! :)

I used to be more active, and actually liked exercising, but now a days I've kind of let myself go.

Thank you all for the wonderful support and for this community.

Much love and peace to all.

Member Since: 8/16/2007

Fitness Minutes: 6,727

My Goals:
*Be a runner
*Mountain climb
*Be able to find peace within myself so that I can re-teach myself to deal with stress and other negative emotions in a better way, rather than eating.

My Program:
I am watching my calorie intake as well as working out at least three times a week. I was blessed with the means to purchase an elliptical machine, so I'm able to work out at home. I am drinking lots and lots of water and no caffeine at all.
I like to run on the treadmill, get on the elliptical. I enjoy a good work out DVD such as Tae Bo or Turbo Jam.
I enjoy yoga as well!

Personal Information:
I'm a shorty, 5 ft 2 in, so weight really tends to slow me down.
I'm a sucker for sweets.

Other Information:
I enjoy reading, photography, drawing, cooking, baking, sewing, music, singing.... man, I think I enjoy many things... can't list them all. :)

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  • v FIREWIFE9900
    Welcome to being DONE Girl!!! emoticon
    3092 days ago
    Welcome to Done Girls!
    3092 days ago
  • v DEB2448
    Welcome to the Done Girls Team. Good luck with your goals.
    3092 days ago
    I just warmed up the karaoke machine... Join in to sing the classic by Katrina & The Waves (and covered by a bunch of other people)!

    I used to think maybe you're DONE GIRL, now baby I'm sure
    And I just can't wait to know ya, when you post in the boards
    Now every time I go for the mail box, gotta hold myself down
    'Cause I just cant wait 'til you write back, you're coming around

    I'm walking on sunshine (whoa DONE)
    I'm walking on sunshine (whoa DONE)
    I'm walking on sunshine (whoa DONE)
    And don't it feel good? (HEY!) DONE girl now
    And don't it feel good? (HEY!) DONE girl now
    All right now yeah! (HEY!)

    You know that the fat will melt off now, I know that it's true
    And we won't spend all of our lives a slave to the food
    (not a slave to the food)
    Now I don't want fat back for the weekend, not back for a day,
    (no, no, no)
    Baby we're done with all that crap now, and that's how it'll stay

    I'm walking on sunshine (whoa DONE)
    I'm walking on sunshine (whoa DONE)
    I'm walking on sunshine (whoa DONE)
    And don't it feel good? (HEY!) DONE girl now
    And don't it feel good? (HEY!) DONE girl now
    All right now yeah! (HEY!)

    Walking on sunshine
    Walking on sunshine

    I feel done love, I feel done love,
    I feel DONE love that's really real
    I feel done love, I feel done love,
    I feel DONE love that's really real

    I hope you feel it too!
    Welcome to the Done Being the Fat Girl team!
    (I'm on the Shutterbugs team too! I can't wait to see your pics on the weekly assignments!)
    3092 days ago
    Welcome to Shutterbugs! I hope you'll check out and participate in the weekly photography assignments; they're a lot of fun. I'm looking forward to seeing some of your photos. Good luck in reaching your goals.
    Cindy emoticon
    3385 days ago
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