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Welcome to my page!

It's time to start getting serious about my health, and this seems like a good place to start. I am interested in losing weight, eating healthier foods, and working out regularly with the objective of getting back into running.

I think this is a great place for me to be as I don't have much in the way of support for these sorts of goals in real life.

2010 Goals:

Weight-related Goals:
* 10% by mid-January - DONE! - Reward was a spinning bike.
* 25 lbs by February 3 - DONE! - Reward was Jillian Michaels Biggest Winner DVDs.
* 15% by March 10 - DONE!
* 20% by April 21 - DONE! (goal met 4/7/10)
* 50 lbs by May 20 - DONE! (goal met 5/20/10)
* 25% by June 11 - DONE! (goal met 6/23/10) - Reward was P90X!
* 60 lbs by August 15 - DONE! (goal met 8/14/10)
* 30% by September 15 - Reward to be ChaLEAN Extreme!
* 75 lbs - TBA
* 35% - TBA
* Goal Weight - TBA - Reward will be elliptical or rowing machine.

Running-related Goals:
* Run 5K without stopping or walking by my birthday (early June) - DONE! (goal met 4/4/10)
* Goal added 4/4/10 (Peachtree Roadrace Training) - Run 4 miles without stopping or walking by April 30 - DONE! (goal met 4/25/10)
* Goal added 4/4/10 (Peachtree Roadrace Training) - Run 5.5 miles without stopping or walking by May 31 - DONE! (goal met 5/22/10)
* Run 10K without stopping or walking by Thanksgiving (amended 4/4/10 to July 4 - Peachtree Roadrace!) - DONE! (goal met 6/13/10)
* Run in Peachtree Road Race - July 4 - DONE!

2011 Goals:
* Run 2011 Marine Corps Marathon (October 2011)

Fitness Videos/Video Sets I Use In My Program:
Power 90
Slim in 6
Turbo Jam
Hip Hop Abs
Jillian Michaels DVDs
Kathy Smith Step Aerobics
Biggest Loser DVDs
Leslie Sansone In-Home Walking DVDs
SparkPeople Cardio Blast
Gilad DVDs & occasionally, on FitTV
Prevention DVDs w/Chris Freytag

Hope to eventually get in good enough shape to do ChaLEAN Extreme, P90X, and Insanity!

Member Since: 11/1/2007

Fitness Minutes: 10,959

My Goals:
1. Lose weight. I would like to lose about 80 lbs.
2. Get in better shape through regular exercise, the goal being to get back into running.
3. Eat healthier as a lifestyle.
4. Improve my sleep habits - get at least 7 hrs per night.
5. Meet some new people and develop a better support network.

My Program:
1. I plan to eat 1200 - 1400 calories per day of healthy foods.
2. I plan to walk/run (moving toward running only) 5-6 days per week, 40 - 70 minutes per session.
3. I plan to cross-train on my spinning bike or by using segments of various fitness DVDs for 10 - 30 minutes 2-3 times per week.
4. Finally, I plan to do some strength training 2 - 3 days per week.

Personal Information:
On December 6, 2009, I began a virtual walk/run across America - 457.9 miles complete and in the state of Virginia.

I am a member of Weight Watchers and weigh-in on Wednesdays.

Other Information:
Hobbies: Scifi TV/films (Star Trek, Babylon 5, nuBSG, Firefly, Farscape, Roswell, Stargate, Buffy/Angel, etc), nuWho, Classic Film (TCM junkie), Computer Graphics, and International Travel.

I am a borderline-obsessed LOST fan.

I own two Yorkshire Terriers and am a confirmed 'dog person'.

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  • v _UMAMI_
    Welcome to Film Buffs! Wow, is that really you in China? The closest I've gotten to that is the China Pavilion at Epcot. That must have been an amazing experience. Once day, I hope to see some of China and India, at the very least. (maybe compromise and go to Nepal, eh? Bad joke.) Anyway, welcome and Happy Sparking!
    5020 days ago
  • v HELLO15
    Hi there. Welcome to Cooking for One or Two. Looking forward to having you on the team. We're a pretty friendly bunch. : 0)
    5022 days ago
  • v GETTO140
    Hello, PKTREKGIRL. Welcome to the IBMer's team! I'm also LOVEROFANIMALS here...

    Let me know at either place if I can help you!
    5022 days ago

    Welcome to the LOSE 10 POUNDS OR MORE - HALLOWEEN TO NEW YEARS 2007 Challenge team!

    Hope to see you around the message boards!

    (Co-team leader)
    5022 days ago
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