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Hello! I feel I have lost and gained 500 pounds over my life time. I lose some I gain some, I lose some more and I gain some more. My heaviest was 220, my lowest (in my adult life) was about 120. My biggest success was losing 75. My biggest regret is gain all but 8 back. I blame it on health issues but in reality it was just lack of motivation and self control. The health issues did contribute a little since I had anxiety and when my heart rate rose I freaked out, and I had chronic headaches but I also wasn't eating as well. I am a work in progress and I always will be. I am not a failure bc I have yet to give up on myself. I have faith in me and what I can do. I may fall off the wagon and lose and gain but in the end I know I can make my goals. I will do this. I have to. I want to be around for my husband, kids, and grandkids. I need to do it to find me again. The me who was bad a** and kicked a@@.. The me who was motivated and wouldn't let anything stop her. The me I know I am deep down inside. The me who is confident and sure of herself. Not the 200+, insecure, lacking self confidence me. I may never hit my weight loss goal but I will work hard to reach the lowest weight I can.

Member Since: 6/5/2009

Fitness Minutes: 145,394

My Goals:
Staarting weight: 220.4 07/01/2011
-1-2 pounds a week
-Eat more vegtables
- eat 3 meals and 2 healthy snacks everyday
-Be more active (walk 3-4 times a week, play outside more with the kids)
-Not diet but make healthy food and lifestyle choices
- When I near my goal talk to a dietician on how to ease back into "normal healthy eating" to maintain the weight loss
-Become a Zumba fitness instructor
-Inspire some one to make healthy life chages

My Program:
-I am trying to eat around 1200 -1500 calories a day.
-To walk or do cardio for atleast 30 minutes 3-4 days a week.
-Track my food daily
- Drink atleast 64 ozs of water every day.

Personal Information:
-Weekly Weigh-In-
Starting weight 220.4
July: -3.4
Aug 2: -5
Sept: -.3.4
Oct -5.2
Nov -6.4
Dec: -.4
Jan -6.4
Feb -4
March -6.8
April -7.4
May -3.8
June -6.6
July -3
August -5.8
Sept .6
Oct +.4
Nov +5 Totally icky!
Dec +3
Jan -6.8
Jan 28 150.6 (-.6)
08/01 169.6
08/19 173.2

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