VIVIANLEE5689
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Costa Maya April 2018. You've got to start somewhere. I'm at the far left.



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(Update 3/6/17). I am back on sparkpeople after a very difficult time in my life. I had achieved my weight loss goal and married a wonderful man. The only thing I didn't realize is that he had cancer. We found out six weeks after we were married and I cared for him the next 8 months while we battled his cancer. Unfortunately he died April 4, 2013 and I had already gained a lot of weight. It took me quite a while to grieve and my weight just kept climbing. I met a man (my now husband) in November 2014 and he loved me just the way I was. I continued to gain weight and we got married in June. We had some wedding pictures and I almost cry every time I look at them. I gained a lot of weight. Then I got mono and a cluster of other ailments that made me miserable most of 2016, but I am back at it with renewed focus and a husband who is losing weight with me. If you have read my story before, you know I can do this, just like I know I can do this. I wasn't sure if I was going to post this new information as I didn't want to discourage people on their journey's; however, life happens and it is never too late to save yourself. So I picked myself up, dusted myself off and here I am. Let's do this thing together.
(Updated 1/6/11) I started this journey wanting to look in the mirror and smile at myself. Well I have accomplished that goal. I have come a long way from that size 18/20 woman who was simply miserable. I am now a size 2. The workouts have helped so much. I am a 41 year-old mother of two teenagers. I have learned so much about myself and what I want in my life. I want to live and that is what I am doing.

Oh btw if you have been reading since I started this journey you may notice the name change. My given name is Joyce, but as the journey continued I picked up the nickname Vivian. It stuck and I like it so that is what I go by most of the time.

My weight loss progress
10/01/08 226 pounds
12/19/08 212 pounds
12/28/08 206
01/31/09 195.6
02/08/09 192.4
02/15/09 188.8
02/21/09 190.4
2/28/09 186.2
3/07/09 186
3/14/09 184.4
3/21/09 180
3/28/09 179
4/04/09 177.2
4/11/09 173.6
4/18/09 173
4/25/09 168.6
5/08/09 165
7/31/09 163
8/10/09 162
11/11/09 152
12/07/09 149.9
12/15/09 143
03/29/10 138
02/14/11 123
01/05/12 133

Rewards
199 New shirt (met 1/20/09)
194 Manicure (met 2/8/09)
189 New pants (met 2/15/09)
184 tanning bed package (met 3/14/09)
179 new pants (met 3/28/09)
174 pedicure (met 4/11/09)
169 professional hair dye (met 4/25/09)
164 facial (met 7/31/09)
159 night out with hubby (met 9/26/09)
154 new workout clothes (maybe Christmas)
149 new shirt (met 1/5010)
144 new pants (met 2/15/10)
139 pedicure (met 5/1/10)
134 buy a bathing suit (met 7/1/10)
129 new outfit


Member Since: 12/19/2008

Fitness Minutes: 36,175

My Goals:
I am working very hard to lose 100 pounds and get to 126. I want to be strong and healthy and look really hot in my competition dresses.


My Program:
I am walking and riding a bike. I am also tracking my food and exercise at SP. which really has helped.



Personal Information:
My name is Vivian, I have two grown children, a husband and two dogs. I work as a school psychologist, which keeps me busy.


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