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Hi I am Heather and I HAVE made a lifestyle change. I am sick of yo-yo dieting......I am in it for the long haul this time....I CAN and I WILL do it!!! I HAVE DONE IT......I AM DONE!

"The ONLY things that stands between a person & what they want in life are the will to try &the faith to beleive it is possible"

"If you don't stand for something, you will fall for anything"

"It is a choice, not chance that determines your destiny"

Updated 10/2/08

The past 10 months have brought many battles and obstacles my way. I have learned many things........the most important being that life is too short to be miserable......I was miserable in my own skin....I was depressed and I was shutting the world out because of my own unhappiness.....I was so embarrassed that I let myself get out of control AGAIN.....Gosh was I ever going to stick to something?

The answer to that question is simple to me now.......I am DONE

DONE Being the Fat Girl

DONE Being the Fat Friend

DONE shopping in the plus sizes

DONE making excuses

DONE blaming everyone else

DONE not making time for ME

DONE feeling sorry for myself

DONE with using food to comfort me

DONE regaining the weight I worked SO hard to lose


This journey has been so rewarding to ME.......I have come to terms with many things in my life.......I have a better understanding on what makes me tick.

Kicking these pounds to the curb has uncovered more than just pounds....there is a sexy woman just waiting to be unveiled......somewhere in there.........come out, come out wherever you are.........LOL

My rewards.......

20 pounds nails DONE
50 pounds Knit Picks knitting needle set DONE
60 pounds 2 new pairs of sandals DONE

to kiss 80 pounds Bye Bye before 4th of July.........reward will be a new bathing suit for my vacation **** DONE*****07/04/08
Bought 2 new suits........Woo Hoo!


To be healthy and confident in my new skin....I want to be comfortable and at a weight that I can maintain......I am there now just shooting to be right under 140...to be 100 pounds DONE forever!...Met GOAL on 9/5/08

Change to 80 POUND REWARD.......A NEW BIKE!
Got my bike 7/28/08....woo hoo

A bike is a more practical option and one that is connected to maintaining and keeping this healthy body going.....LOVE it......I WILL get an IPod too down the road......I AM WORTH IT! Hoping to be able to say that I am completely DONE with all the weight loss by the time I get my new bike......if not I will ride off the remaining pounds to get there.

The stage I am at now is actually just the beginning of this journey for me......heck getting the pounds off is the easy part......maintaining and NOT putting them back off will be my true test.......Never mastered this stage in life before....I am confident that this time will be different.....I have changed so much on the inside that I am sure I can do it......I will continue to weigh myself everyday until I figure out what to do and what it will take to stay at my goal weight....once I figure it out I will share what I have learned with others to help them on their own personal journey too.......I am SOOO DONE!


Run a race with JELLYBEAN72 - DONE 2/6/09

Compete in a longer distance run - DONE 4/4/09...1/2 Marathon

Bike with SWEETZMIX -

Compete in 1st Triathlon - DONE 8/9/09

Participate in MS100 2 Day Ride - DONE 9/26/09-9/27/09

Do a Century Ride - DONE 10/11/09

Run with BOTZZZ -

BYE BYE Yo-Yo...........I am DONE!!

Member Since: 3/9/2006

Fitness Minutes: 84,016

My Goals:
To be a strong, beautiful woman for ME first...

To be confident and regain the self esteem that I destroyed years ago

To be DONE being the Fat Girl once and for all......FOREVER!

My Program:
Swim - 5 miles a week

Spin - 3-5 times a week

Weights & Strength Training 3-4 times a week

Stay as active as possible.......walk/bike more....sit/drive less

Personal Information:
I am a mother to 2 beautiful girls....19 years old and 2 years.

Other Information:
Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery. Today is a gift, that is why its called the present.

People are often unreasonable and self-centered.
Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you of ulterior motives.
Be kind anyway.
If you are honest, people may cheat you.
Be honest anyway.
If you find happiness, people may be jealous.
Be happy anyway.
The good you do today may be forgotten tomorrow.
Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough.
Give your best anyway.
For you see, in the end, it is between you and God.
It was never between you and them anyway.
--- Mother Theresa

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