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My last highest weight was 151 when I moved to this small town 4 years ago. There was a job opportunity at Curves so I grabbed it. I did their lo cab diet and exercised at least 3x a week (sometimes more because I was teaching others how to workout lol). I managed to lose 21 pounds in one year. Ok I was at the dreaded 130 pounds!!

The last time I weighed 130 I was going to a gym and working out 1 hour every day, every 2nd day was strength training. I had lost 6 pounds and then got stuck at 130. I changed my diet, I worked out harder, I lifted heavier.....nothing worked I stayed at 130 and my inches didn't change!! I eventually gave up and quit. Not a good idea I then gained 21 pounds.

I was sooo nervous being at this weight again!! I had visions of stalling and quitting again and I refused to let it happen. I quit my job and started working out at home. The curves workout uses hydraulic machines and well you can only work those so hard!! It really is a beginners workout only to be used for a certain length of time! My home workout was based on the their circuit though. I just increased time intervals from 30 sec to 1 min and increased total time from 30 min to 1 hour. I broke that weight and I was sooooooo elated to do it.

I maintained 115-125 from Apr 08-June 10 and decided to lose more. I started running 3x a week 45-60 min and am now maintaining 111-115 since Sept 10. My low weight is now my high weight lol! I have lost another 1/2" off my hips and thighs though my weight is the same as below now.
I joined Spark when I weighed 126 lbs.

July 19/06...Apr 26/08......Inches lost!!!!!
(1 wk post

weight 159.......115 .............-44 lbs
chest 36..........31.5 .............-4.5
waist 29.........23.5..............-5.5
abs 37.5.........28.5...............-9
hips 43..........34.5.......... ....-8.5
thigh 25.25.....18.5...............-6.75

Member Since: 3/11/2008

Fitness Minutes: 63,783

My Goals:
To maintain 110-115lbs
To do a 5K run for charity
To keep the tone and definition I have achieved

My Program:
weight lifting 3x
maintenance calories
running/step aerobics 3x

Personal Information:
I am from Alberta, Canada
I have been married 16 years and have 3 sons.
Caleb is 13 Jarod is 12 and Gavyn is 5 years old.
I am a private Personal Care Aide

Other Information:
I love gardening, camping, reading, knitting, cross stitch, healthy eating, running and weight lifting.
My passion is being a Cub Scout Leader since March 2007.

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  • v LYNNBERRY338
    Was impressed with your 5K Your Way time, so I stopped by to visit your page. What an inspiring journey. You look great! Thanks for sharing on SP!

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    2569 days ago
    CONGRATULATIONS on your 'low' weight becoming your 'high'. We're the same height and I hope to be your weight in the next 3 months. I also want lower body fat. I hope these last 10lbs takes me closer to your body image.
    2659 days ago
  • v MBUSSAN210
    I love the new pics! You are amazing.
    2680 days ago
  • v MBUSSAN210
    Thanks for the add! I am going to look up the author you talked about. I do tons of cardio and very little weight/strength..... You have done a great job!
    2687 days ago
    Hi! Welcome to the At Goal and Maintaining Team. Congrats! I read your reply to "The Best..." on the team forum page. Raspberries to your inlaws for neglecting to feel happy for you. But as I posted, I've been on their end. It is hard to acknowledge someone else's success when you feel so bad about yourself. So feel good for your success, and don't rely on others to comment; coz you might or might not get that. You've done phenomenal. Rejoice in the healthy, fit you! Merry Christmas!
    2687 days ago
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