SPARKININFL
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I want my skinny face back AND the energy levels I had in 2010.



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2010: 119 lbs. I did it before. I can do it again!



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170+ pounds in 2009.


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July 2020: Life has thrown me many curveballs since I hit my goal weight in 2010. I obviously didn't learn all the lessons I needed to because here I am again. Thankfully, Spark is still here, right where I left it. πŸ’• ------ ++++++++++++ 11/15/2010: I have spent most of 2010 working on me. I started this journey at 170 pounds, but it was not my highest weight. At 5'2", 170 pounds is considered Obese. With the awesome tools on Sparkpeople and the even more awesome support of all my SparkFriends, I have transformed myself into someone I hardly recognize. Not only am I lighter and thinner, but I am happier and healthier! While getting to my goal weight will be a victory, I feel like I have already won. I have my life back! I have more energy than I've had in more than a decade. I run and play with my children and sometimes outlast them! I don't have to catch my breath walking through a mall or climbing stairs. I am no longer battling the constant fatigue I have felt for years. To me these are far more precious victories than reaching that number on the scale, NOT that I'll complain when I see 120. ;0) So here is to all my SparkFriends, new and old. Thank you for all your support. Thank you for pushing me when I didn't want to exercise, for making suggestions when I hit plateaus, for helping me be reasonable in my goal setting, and for loving me even when I whined. You all are the best and I wish you many victories in your Spark Journeys.

Member Since: 1/2/2008

Fitness Minutes: 62,319

My Goals:
Updated Goals:
1/19/11
* Maintain the new me and maybe lose another pound or two.
* Tone up and build strength.
* Buy a beautiful swimsuit for summer!

Goals Met as of
12/22/10
* Reached my goal of 50 pounds total!

11/2/10:
* Dropped 46.5 pounds
* No longer considered "Overweight."
* No longer get winded when playing with my kids!
* Now have the energy to play with my kids.
* Circulation is greatly improved.
* No more insomnia.
* No more "carb crashes."
* Down 4 pant sizes
* No longer considered "obese."


My Program:
Exercise:
* Walking
* Exercise Bike
* Roller skating
* Wii fitness games
* A variety of workout DVDs including some of the following: BL Weightloss Yoga; Leslie Sansone's Walk Away the Pounds; Billy Blanks Cardio; AM & PM Tai Chi

Diet: Spark Plan



Personal Information:
Melissa Palmer
Jacksonville, Florida


Other Information:
People always ask how tall I am. I'm a shortie at only 5 feet 2 inches. 170+ pounds is considered Obese at my height.




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    Thank you so much for adding me as your friend! I have added you also! It is very important to have friends on SP to express your feelings whether they are good or (bad) cause we all have those days and here we are able to just be ourselves and get the love and support we need.
    Please never hesitate to yell if you ever need to talk or have a question, I am usually lurking someplace close by! LOL!




    Have a wonderful Day and Keep Smiling!
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    Barbara
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