SASSYSAPPHIRES

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I wore this dress when I heard "OMG! That girl is as big as a bus!"



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I want to be able to enjoy an evening with my husband without pain



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MY SHAME: My joints feel like I'm 70 years old. Now, not only do my knees hurt but my hips hurt too. I get rude comments about my weight when I walk on the boardwalk with my family. I'm not proud of how I look in a swimsuit but yet I love to spend the day at the beach. I'm out of breath by the time I walk through the sand to get back to the car and have to take the ramp instead of the stairs back up to the parking lot. I have to pause before I step off a sidewalk curb because if I just walk off the curb, it will make my knees give out and I might fall. My children, now pre-teens, are overweight and starting to be teased about their weight. I've led my family into an addiction to fried food and sugar filled sweets. I'm ashamed of myself!

THAT'S GOING TO CHANGE!
I want to go to the beach and feel good about how I look in a swimsuit. I don't want to wear "granny swimsuits". I want to shop in the regular size clothing again. I want to walk on the boardwalk and get looks, not because I'm "as big as a bus" but because I look good! I want to have the energy to ride my bike with my kids after I get off work. I want my daughter to be influenced by my healthy lifestyle and change her lifestyle with my help. I want my daughter to be proud of how she looks and not be teased because she's overweight. I want my son to care about his health, get off that computer and enjoy running and playing outside. I want to live to be as old as my granny lived. I don't want to die at 60 before I even get to retire because my choices were so devastating to my health. It's time to take control of my life again!


Member Since: 7/25/2008

Fitness Minutes: 16,282

My Goals:
I want to Feel good, look good and be able to play hard!
I want to go to the beach without being self conscious of how I look in a swimsuit.
I want to quit having joint pain.
I want to go to my annual physical next year and not be told that I should be taking cholesterol medication.


My Program:
I am tracking my food intake and will stay between 1200 and 1500 calories per day. I will eat atleat 5 fruits and vegetables per day. I will start drinking some water instead of only coffee and diet soda.



Personal Information:
I live in Daytona Beach, FL. I am happily married (15 years) with 2 teenagers. I am a nurse.


Other Information:
I love to shoot my 12 gauge Mossberg and my little .22 semi-automatic. I love to fish and swim. I enjoy reading books and magazines and spending time with my two children.




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  • v GRKG1970
    Wow! I was not aware that you actually started out at 254 you are down to 238 now. That;s a big drop. Good job baby but as always whether you are 250 or 170 I love every inch of you.
    2212 days ago
  • v TURTLE69
    Welcome to the Done Being the Fat Girl Team! emoticon Feel free to add me to your friends. If you need any support or just someone to talk with, give me a holler.

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    Vanessa
    2221 days ago
  • v NEVERORNOW
    emoticon to the Done Girls team!!

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    Karen
    2228 days ago
  • v CORKYTHEMOM1
    Renee, WELCOME to the DONE GIRL'S team that we both belong to! Sending you lots of support and hugs from my sparkpage to yours. Together, let's turn our goals into the results we are striving for! Have a WOOHOO Wednesday!

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    emoticon G = Go For It because You CAN Do It!
    emoticon O = Overcome Each Obstacle by Mastering Results!
    emoticon A = Attitude Consistency by Believing in Yourself!
    emoticon L = Live a Healthier Lifestyle by Making Positive Changes!
    emoticon S = Share Your Success with Others because You Are an Inspiration!


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    2228 days ago
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    Greetings DONE Sister!
    I just wanted to welcome you to the DONE Being the Fat Girl Spark Team!!! We are always happy to have a new DONE Girl with us. Take your time, feel your way around our various threads, and please feel free to ask any one of us if you have any questions,concerns, needs, or anything! We are DONE Sisters and here to support each other! I wish you the very best in accomplishing your goals, and congratulate you for becoming a part of this Done Sisterhood!
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    2228 days ago
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