KATJABETCHA
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Hurray! wearing size 16 jeans!



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100 pounds down!



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This is the worst before picture I could find. I was a bit over my starting weight of 325# here


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I may have fallen off track, but I'm not out of the game! After losing over 120 pounds, I moved to a new city, started teaching full-time at an elementary school and taking classes full-time for my master's degree. I was stressed and my mental health was bottoming out. I gave up on myself and let myself get distracted from my goals, and gained all the weight back. ugh...but now I'm back. I've put a ton of effort into my mental health and now I'm more motivated than ever to reach my goals! So far, 100 lbs down! I am a Done Girl. I am DONE hiding. I am DONE with negativity. I am DONE with giving up. I am DONE eating to fill emotional holes. I am DONE missing opportunities. I am DONE hating myself. I am DONE selling myself short of my full potential. I am a DONE Girl!

Member Since: 4/29/2011

Fitness Minutes: 44,108

My Goals:
Long-term goals:
-reach goal weight of 149#
-reach a healthy BP
-Wear a short dress without shame!
-run a 5k

Short-term goals:
-get to the gym 5x a week
-get a support system
-get 5-6hrs of sleep/night (yes that's a goal for improvement)
-no alcohol outside of holidays, then in moderation
-keep track of ALL food intake
-drink at least 8 cups of water a day
-cut down on sugar and artificial sweeteners

Professional Goals
-write a book
-get my doctorate
-work in a leadership position


My Program:
-track ALL food and activity
-small meals every two hours to keep metabolism humming
-celebrating small accomplishments

Weight Goals/Rewards
325# (starting weight)
305# (20 lbs. down!) *MET 6/12/2011*
299# (out of the threes!) - ipod shuffle *MET 6/25/2011*
286# (NEW MOON challenge - 8/21/2011) - New outfit & new makeup *MET 8/1/11*
275# (50 lbs down! Fallin' challenge) - new jeans * MET 8/28/2011*
265# (Sexy Beast Challenge - 10/31/2011) - perfume
250# (75 lbs down!) *MET 8/29/2013*

Take 2!

280# - perfume
270# - new shoes
260# - new jeans
250# - new profile pic
240# (down to Class II obesity BMI)
225# (100 lbs down!) -new pants
210# (down to Class I obesity BMI) - new outfit
199# (one- derland!) - rollerblades
179 (no longer obese!) - swimsuit
150# (GOAL WEIGHT) - vacation of some sort
149# - Normal BMI - set new goals!



Personal Information:
I teach 1st grade in Minnesota. I just moved to a new town and for the first time, am living on my own.


Other Information:
I have quite the list of hobbies! I love reading, but I feel like I never have time for it. I also love music. I play the flute and piano and whatever other instruments are lying around. I also really love theater and going to plays and musicals. My favorite musical is a toss up between Rent, Les Mis and Wicked. I really enjoy going to movies with my family and watching netflix at home (I really love documentaries). I also really love craft projects (and quilting) :-)




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  • v MERAINA
    emoticon TO THE emoticon !!

    WELCOME TO THE emoticon DONE GIRLS TEAM!

    DONE GIRLS CAN'T STOP ROCKIN'!!

    DONE GIRLS R.O.C.K!

    DO YOU KNOW WHAT TIME IT IS?

    Time to do the Done girls dance!

    Ok...Ready?
    Shake it baby, shake it!

    That's the way! Shake it one more time!

    emoticon ON BEING DONE! emoticon

    Glad you are a Done girl too!

    Keep on Dancing,
    Linda
    "Tiny Closet Dancer"

    3488 days ago
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