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I need to lose about 40 pounds. I signed up with a gym, and am determined to get my body to a point where I feel more energetic, look better, and have a LOT more muscle mass. Because you can''t out-exercise a bad diet, I''m going to concentrate on portion control and less processed food. Whole grain instead of white, no trans fats, and lots of leafy greens. Here goes nothing! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ This is my second time around. When I was close to my first goal weight (155 pounds, my goal was 150) I found out I was pregnant with my second child. I gave birth to a beautiful little girl on April 28th 2008 and am now at the point where I want to try and lose the weight again. I didn''t gain that much during pregnancy but afterwards I went a little overboard and ate pretty much everything that wasn''t nailed down. So now it is time for common sense and some restraint, and I am ready to buckle down and do the work. Spark People works, I have been there and I know from experience. Here''s to losing another 35 pounds! ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ ~ I am 37 years old, married and mom to a beautiful 11 month old baby girl. I am trying to lose 30 pounds because I want to be healthy and fit for my daughter. Since I am still nursing (yes lol, at 11 months) I''m not going to adher to the number of calories that SparkPeople gave me, I am adding 500 a day to their advised number. That''s the amount of energy it takes to breastfeed round the clock, which is what I do.

Member Since: 10/18/2006

Fitness Minutes: 1,043

My Goals:
Losing 27 pounds by September 1 2012. Fixing the neverending urge to snack on junk foods like chocolate and chips. Most of all: being a good, active, fit, healthy role model to my three children.

Losing 30 pounds by February 16 2011. Eating healthy and staying active, and finding time for self care in spite of having two small children to care for.


Losing 36 pounds by May 1st 2007. Working on my physical condition by walking more.


My Program:
Eating in moderation, leaving out salty and/or fatty snacks, and trying to get more exercise.



Personal Information:
I live in St. Catharines, Ontario, but I grew up in the Netherlands.


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Even a journey of a thousand miles starts with one single step.
An unbelievably overused quote, but still true... and appropriate for this weight loss journey.




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  • v MY_2BLESSINGS
    Hello! I am a member of the group Parents of preschoolers (2 to 5 years old) and just read your post! Many Blessings on your journey ~

    Your daugther was born on my dad's birthday ( He is with the Lord now)

    God Bless Christnia emoticon
    3967 days ago
  • v SFDALLAS
    How do I get starting weight and goal weight girl??? emoticon
    3969 days ago
  • v RUNNING2FITNESS
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    TO Biggest Loser TEAM
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    3974 days ago
  • v CLADY326
    Just thought I would stop by and say emoticon and see how things are going for you? Things look emoticon ! You are putting a nice DENT in the emoticon . GOTTA TELL YOU, I LIKES WHAT I SEE, YOU ARE DOING A FANTASTIC JOB.

    KEEP UP WITH THE GOOD WORK!

    The children in the photor are adorable!! GIVE THEM A emoticon from INTERNET GRANNY!! emoticon

    4070 days ago
  • v CLADY326
    emoticon Thank you for the coffee. I love what I do here with Spark!! I have found my calling!! I love giving back what I've been given from the founder of Spark People (Chris). Everybody I come into contact with, they hear about Spark this, Spark that and Spark this again. LOL.

    I am just waiting to Administrator gets all the reports in and I will post that in one of the threads. That way everybody can see where the Turquoise Team is compared to the other teams.

    I LUV IT emoticon , Anna
    4084 days ago
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