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May 2009: DH & I at our 20th Anniversary party ~ 40 lbs. down!

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Hi, I'm a 43-year-old working, married, mother-of-2. I'm a piano teacher, and I also have my own online sales business. I need to lose weight and get healthy and fit...for me and for my family. A couple years ago a friend introduced me to SparkPeople, and I'm glad she did! It's a great place, with lots of helpful tools...and when I use them, they work!

5/6/08: 32 pounds gone
2/2/09: 10 pounds gone (re-started after 8 month break and gain of 22 pounds)
3/2/09: 19 pounds gone
4/6/09: 28.5 pounds gone
5/4/09: 38 pounds gone
6/2/09: 45 pounds gone ~ over halfway to goal! Woo-hoo!
6/29/09: 51 pounds gone
6/7/10: 22.5 pounds gone (gained 28.5 pounds in the last year!!!)
2/21/11: 18.5 pounds gone

Member Since: 1/23/2008

Fitness Minutes: 6,985

My Goals:
My goals are beyond the scale this time. While, I do want to lose weight, I want to be fit and healthy even more than I want to be thin.


1. Log 10,000 steps per day.
2. Drink at least 64 oz. of water daily.
3. Get my 5 servings of fruits/veggies in daily.
4. Exercise for a minimum of 150 min. per week.

My Program:
I am trying to follow the dietary guidelines found in the book "YOU - On a Diet" by Dr. Oz. Basically, staying away from white flour, white sugar, unhealthy fats, etc. Eating lots of fruits, veggies, and whole grains!

I use the SparkPeople nutrition tracker to track my food intake every day ~ you can gain weight eating too much healthy food, too!

Personal Information:
I live in sunny South Texas, and I am happily married with 2 beautiful children, ages 14 and 10.

I love to read, and I am also a closet eBay fanatic (both buying and selling).

Other Information:
"Ninety percent of the game is half mental."
~ Jim Wohford

"Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer but wish we didn't." ~ Erica Jong

"I intend to live forever. So far, so good." ~ Steven Wright.

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  • v LUCKIEST24
    I"m so sorry for the late Sparkversary wishes! I hope you celebrated with style!!!! WTG!!!!! emoticon emoticon emoticon
    3395 days ago
  • v MISSM66
    emoticon emoticon Happy Sparkversary emoticon emoticon
    3398 days ago
    Happy Sparkversary!
    3398 days ago
    emoticon Happy Sparkversary! emoticon Have many more! Keep Sparkin'!
    3398 days ago
  • v KRYS210
    HAPPY Sparkiversary!

    S is for all the SparkPeople you meet along-the-way!
    P is for the Points on the wheel you keep spinning!
    A is for ALL the friends you´ve made and will make!
    R is for healthy recipes you´re adding to your collection!
    K is for the Keys to your successes!
    I is for Investments you keep making in your health and well-being!
    V is for the Victories you have cuz you´re persistent!
    E is for Everyone YOU spark!
    R is for rewards you earn and give yourself!
    S is for the Satisfaction you have on this special day!
    A is what you get from ME, from US, for your hard work!
    R is for the Recognition YOU deserve for ev´ry effort!
    Y is all about YOU, girl, cuz we are so proud that YOU are with us on this journey!

    3398 days ago
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