1/1/2010: at my heaviest, around 267

Dec. 2011 at 217

199 vs. 265


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UPDATE: I've finally reached Onederland!! It's an amazing feeling. I've decided that I'm not going to focus on how long it takes me to lose, as long as it moves in the right direction.

I'm back! After a very tumultuous 2013, I'm ready to get back to focusing on my weight. I ended up gaining about 20 pounds from my lowest weight so far of 211 lbs.

I'm working on becoming healthy and staying healthy! My name is Corina and I'm 31 years old. Weight has been a constant struggle for me all of my life. Thankfully, I was never teased or belittled because of it but I always felt like the "fat one" with my family and friends. I've tried the standard diets: weight watchers, low carb, low fat, shakes and diet pills. These all worked for a time but I would always put the weight back on plus some. No more! I want to be someone who loves being active and outdoors. I understand now that there is no quick fix. This journey will be hard but in the end it will be very worth it.

Focus on the goal, not the struggle!
It'll be hard, it'll be WORTH it!

Member Since: 12/14/2010

Fitness Minutes: 12,780

My Goals:
~~ Be active!! Get out there and DO SOMETHING!
~~ Eat 1600-1700 calories per day
~~ Go from 265 to 135, however long that may take me!

5% loss: 247(43.75) -DONE!
10% loss: 234(41.45) - DONE
15% loss (Massage): 221(39.14) - DONE
20% loss (Facial): 208(36.84) - DONE
25% loss (New shoes): 195(34.54)
30% loss (Barnes and Noble shopping spree!): 182(32.24)
35% loss: 169(29.93) - not obese!
40% loss (New tattoo): 156(27.63)
45% loss: 143(25.33)
49% loss: 135 (23.90) GOAL ARUBA!

My Program:
I follow a paleo/primal lifestyle (also fairly low-carb) 90% of the time. Marksdailyapple.com is my go to! I just find I feel WAY better when I don't eat grains, rice, beans, and processed food.
I want to be more active all around, trying not to sit at home. I started running!! I"m starting to love it!

Personal Information:
The name is Corina. I'm from MN. I've lived here all my life and love it! I live with my husband and our 2 dogs. Beethoven and Mozy are my babies!

Other Information:
I love to read more than anything else. Hopefully, soon I'll be saying I love to exercise!

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  • v JIBBIE49
    emoticon I see your Spark Friend, emoticon SMCBR0031 is The Motivator of the Day. What an honor for her. emoticon
    1148 days ago
    Hey lady! I saw that you liked my update! Hope to see more of you around spark people!
    1524 days ago
    Welcome to BLC 18!!! Just wanted to stop by to say hello and wish you good luck with your goals! I hope your week is going well so far!
    1866 days ago
    Omg omg omg. You're SO CLOSE TO ONEDERLAND! :D
    2085 days ago
    Welcome to the Ebony Cats team for BLC #16!!!! You should have received an invite to join the BLC sparkteam, but if I missed you for some reason, please let me know and I'll send the invite ASAP!

    There is no "week 0" for this BLC like we've had in BLCs past, so if you haven't already, please try to post your starting weight in the BLC sparkteam forum by Tuesday, September 11th. Week 1's weight is due one week from today (Sunday, September 16th).

    If you have a few spare minutes, please take the time to explore the BLC sparkteam forums! We have a team chat specifically for the Ebony Cats so we can get to know each other and encourage each other throughout the challenge. There are a ton of other threads too, so it's definitely worth checking out!

    I'm excited to get to know you and to see you make a lot of progress toward your goals during this BLC! GO EBONY CATS!!! emoticon
    2086 days ago
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