Marilyn Monroe

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When you've eaten too much and you can't write it down,
And you feel like the biggest failure in town.
When you want to give up just because you gave in,
And forget all about being healthy and thin.
So what! You went over your points a bit,
It's your next move that don't you quit!

It's a moment of truth, it's an attitude change.
It's learning the skills to get back in your range.
It's telling yourself, "You've done great up till now.
You can take on this challenge and beat it somehow."
It's part of your journey toward reaching your goal.
You're still gonna make it, just stay in control.

To stumble and fall is not a disgrace
If you summon the will to get back in the race.
But, often the strugglers, when losing their grip,
Just throw in the towel and continue to slip.
And learn too late when the damage is done,
That the race wasn't over...they still could have won.

Lifestyle change can be awkward and slow,
But facing each challenge will help you grow.
Success is failure turned inside out,
The silver tint in a cloud of doubt.
When you're pushing to the brink, just refuse to submit,
If you bite it, you write it...but DON'T YOU QUIT!

-Author Unknown

You Said That I Wasn't Pretty
So I Just Believed You
And You Said That I Wasn't Special
So I Lived That Way
With Critical Gazes And Brutal Amazement
And How My Reflection Could Be So Imperfect
With All Of My Blemishes, How Could Somebody Want Me?
But God Loves Ugly
He doesn't see the way I see
Oh, God takes ugly
and turns it into something that is beautiful
apparently I'm beautiful

Height 5'5"
Weigh Ins:
Starting Weight when I joined SparkPeople 230 Lbs.
11/01 230 lbs.
11/11 221.8 lbs. (-8.2)
11/18 210 lbs. (-11.8) Total (20)
11/25 205.8 lbs. (-4.2) Total (24.2)

12/02 206.6 lbs. (+.8) Total (23.4)
12/09 206.6 lbs. (0) Total (23.4)
12/16 203.4 lbs. (-3.2) Total (26.6) A Day Late.
12/23 199.6 lbs. (-3.8) Total (30.4)
12/30 201.6 lbs. (+2) Total (28.4)

01/06 203 lbs. (+1.4) Total (27)
01/13 201.5 lbs. (-1.5) Total (28.5)
01/20 201.5 lbs. (0) Total (28.5)
01/27 198.8 lbs. (-2.7) Total (31.2)

02/03 ----
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02/17 ----
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B.M.I. Range for me at 5'5".
Starting B.M.I. 38.3.
Current B.M.I. 33.2.
Obese: 30+ BMI. 180 lbs. or Higher.
Overweight: 29.9-25 BMI. 179.9 -150 lbs.
Normal: 24.9-18.5 BMI. 149.9-112 lbs.
Underweight: 18.4 or Lower BMI. 111.9 or Lower

Marilyn Monroe Facts:
Born - June 1, 1926, Los Angeles, CA
Died - August 4, 1962, Los Angeles, CA
Measurements( studio's claim): 37-23-36
Measurements (dressmaker's claim): 35-22-35
Hair: Natural Brown, dyed Blonde
Eyes: Blue
Height: 5 feet, 5� inches
Weight: 118 pounds
Dress size: 12
Pant Size: 8
Bra Size: 36D

What I find fascinating is that at 118 lbs. She was in a size 12 dress. I'm 5'5" and I fit into a size 14 at a little less then 200 lbs. imagine what size she would fit into today. A size 2 maybe?

Member Since: 1/13/2008

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My Goals:
My Goals are to stop dieting and get fit for life. I have to stop Yo-Yo dieting. I want to be the beautiful cool mom. Not the fat mom who won't go out and play with her kids and their friends because she doesn't have the energy.

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Personal Information:
I prefer to be called Leilani. I am 23 years old. I have a beautiful son Anakin. You can reach me at

Other Information:
I live in Bridgeport CT for now moving to South Beloit IL on Feb 25th. I love to hang out at the mall. I don't drive so it is hard for me to get around. I would love to meet people in my area that wouldn't mind getting together or talking on the phone to support each other.

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  • v JIBBIE49
    3399 days ago

    Comment edited on: 3/1/2009 1:13:28 AM
  • v JIBBIE49
    Glad you are working toward your goal.
    This is MARCH 1st, so let's make this a FRESH START and do this month up right.

    We can do this! March just came in like a LION! emoticon

    3399 days ago
    emoticon to Lez Singles! Feel free to jump on the boards and share, stimulate and support. We give tenfold in return.

    3408 days ago
  • v SUSSUDIO83
    Thank you for your sweet comment! The best thing about SP is meeting so many wonderful, encouraging people who really root for each other! I hope you are well and that you have a great week!
    3418 days ago
  • v SUSSUDIO83
    Wow! You are making such amazing progress! I really like your page--I think it's very inspiring. I am in the "Lose 50 by Christmas" team and clicked on your page when I saw your screenname. I am also a fan of Marilyn Monroe and other Hollywood starlets from that era! Congrats on the hard work and progress!
    3421 days ago
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