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My friend and I before my wedding - I was about 175 here (10/4/08)

Left: May '11 at 178 Right: May '10 at 198 - Do you see the difference? I DO!!


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Jenna. 29. Married. Mom to one lil doggie. Licensed esthetician. Work from home running my busy Etsy shop (ThePinkLantern) I want to lose around 30 pounds and get healthier overall. :) I woke up one day and decided I was sick of always being the fatest person in a group. I love traveling, a good book and spending time outside.
One of my ultimate goals is to run a 5k. I have never been a runner so this is huge for me!
I can and will do this FOR myself - to prove it TO myself!

"Unless you puke, faint or die, keep going."- Jillian Michaels

"Give yourself a finish you can be proud of" -Coach Nicole

"When you feel like giving up, remember why you held on for so long in the first place."

"Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed by the things that you didn't do than by the ones you did do. So throw off the bowlines. Sail away from the safe harbor. Catch the trade winds in your sails. Explore. Dream. Discover" - Mark Twain

*Starting Stats 2013*
Height - 5'2"
October 2013 - weight 200 (highest ever)
Goal - 170 & good health!

8/17: 189
8/27: 186
9/4: 184
9/19: 185
9/25: 184
10/8: 184
10/22: 183.4
10/29: 181.8 (YESSSSSSSSSS!!!)
11/5: 182.8
11/12: 178.8 (thank you stomach flu!!)
11/19: 180.8
11/26: skip
12/3: 178.8
12/10: 178 (20lbs down!!)

11/11: 200 (highest ever)
11/17: 202 (wtf? :( new highest ever)
11/25: 199.8

Jenna's 30 Before 30

1-Run a 5k []
2-Learn to drive stick shift []
3-Travel to 4 Phillies away games (1 each year) []
4-Have a child []
5-Go on a real ghost hunt []
6-Lose 30 pounds []
7-Walk across the Mackinac Bridge on Memorial Day [X]
8-Get another tattoo [X]
9-Visit all 50 states (ok, doesn’t have to be all before 30) [16]
10-Buy my own house, renovate and make it exactly what I want []
11-Spend one night in a ridiculously expensive hotel []
12-Go kayaking [X]
13-Update my family genealogies to actually include myself []
14-Go to Disney World when it is decorated for Christmas & Halloween [] (Halloween-done)
15-Keep a plant alive for at least 6 months [X]
16-Visit all of the Smithsonian Museums []
17-Learn to actually walk naturally in heals []
18-Get a massage [X]
19- []
20-Climb to the top of the Statue of Liberty []
21-See a Cubs game at Wrigley Field [X]
22-Go for a real, all-out picnic []
23-Go to New Orleans for Mardi Gras []
24-Go to Vegas [X]
25-Dye purple streaks in my hair [X]
26-Get drunk on champagne in #11 []
27-Go to a drive in movie []
28-Go to Phillies Spring Training [X]
29-Go on a zip line []
30-Get my Esthetician License [X]

Member Since: 8/3/2010

Fitness Minutes: 5,516

My Goals:
*Lose 40 pounds*

*Eat more fresh foods, less processed*

*Run a 5K*

*Get to a healthy BMI*


My Program:
*Track my food everyday
*Eat between 1200-1500 cals
*Drink lots of water
*More whole foods, less junk
*Vitamin every day
*Work out 5 times a week
*Running 3x, Strength 2x
*Weigh in once a week - NO MORE!

Personal Information:
* I am done deleting pictures because "i'm so fat"
* I am done comparing myself to my friends
* I am done with double digit pant sizes
* I am done putting it off until tomorrow
* I am done having the Wii fit voice say "That's obese" when I weigh in
* I am done being the fat girl
* I am done missing out
* I am done saying "That's so cute but not on me"
* I am done feeling ashamed
* I am done getting winded walking to my 3rd floor apartment
* I am done letting life get out of my control
* I am done with having a double chin
* I am done living an unhealthy lifestyle

Other Information:
"Save your strength for things that you can change, forgive the ones you can' gotta let it go"
-Zac Brown Band

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  • v TURTLE69
    Happy Belated Birthday Done Girl! emoticon
    1382 days ago
    Happy belated birthday! I look forward to checking out your etsy shop!
    1387 days ago
    1387 days ago
  • v JIBBIE49
    emoticon emoticon Happy Birthday, DONE GIRL

    This is the best time of the year for you to begin anew as your Sun sign gives you strength to make a fresh start. Cancer is a wonderful sign for a woman to be as it is the sign of the mother, who is in control of her family. You have tenacity to stay with and finish any task you start. You can be a nag and you want everything don't yesterday and done your way. Often you are the "Little Red Hen" who ends up doing it all. Learn to direct others so they take part in the work. Cancer can certainly have a weight problem as she loves to cook and to eat. But, she also has tenacity and can exercise and keep herself fit if she wants as this is her way to setting an example to those around her. She gets along with Virgo, Capricorn, Taurus, Pisces and Scorpio. She is a saver and most often has her secret cash account.
    She can have health issues with her breasts.
    In Cancer the Sun is receptive and moody. You are a very sensitive person who is easily influenced by your environment. You are likely to be exceedingly protective of your feelings, as well as the feelings of those to whom you are close. Emotions are strong in your nature. You approach life with many feelings and a strong nurturing tendency. Your moods are varied and changeable. They are synchronized to the Moon, flowing in and out like the tide. You are acutely aware of the atmosphere of feelings surrounding you. You're skeptical and distrustful of people. It's not what they say, but simply the way they say it and the way you interpret their meaning.
    You need to tell your deepest thoughts. When those around you are not receptive, you can become quite difficult to reach. The "crabby" part of Cancer shows up once in awhile, as well. When these moods are in control of your behavior, you can snap someone's head off for no reason at all. People you live around have to learn that you are not really angry with them. This is just the way Moon children are sometimes. By nature you are quiet and somewhat reserved, frequently retreating or putting up a protective barrier when you feel in any way threatened.
    You are attuned to the past. You tend to cling to reminders and memorabilia of your family and of earlier times. Many Cancers are attracted to collecting antiques. You may be one of those people who collects just about everything. It's hard for you to part with something when there may be a chance need some rainy day, no matter how remote that chance may be. Cancers are the original "pack-rats."
    You place much importance on the home and family. Your family or your "family of friends" is the center of your life. They provide you your sense of security and belonging. Your role in this environment is the source of your self-esteem and often overshadow your sense of individuality. It's hard to break away from your early upbringing and depart from the family traditions you have experienced. Cancer is the sign of motherhood. In both sexes, it produces a parenting instinct that is caring, protective, and indulging. Even unmarried Cancers adopt friends, co-workers, and neighbors in an extended family situation.
    Hardworking and dedicated, you make an excellent employee. You are loyal and respect authority. This makes you supportive and protective of the boss and rarely questioning company policy. You do find it very difficult to handle change and disruption. If you are the boss, you like your employees to be dedicated as you are. Unfortunately, sometimes you may surround yourself with "yes men" who simply reinforce your decisions. You don't take chances or risk sweeping change.
    Money is very important to you. Not for what it will buy or for the freedom it provides, but for the sense of security it provides. No matter what else is to be said of Cancer, security and having the protective shell in place, is overriding. -
    1388 days ago
  • v ICECUB
    1388 days ago
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