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At the beach with my sister Easter Week, actually my lowest weight to date--185!!

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July 2009 My family came to visit us here in Mexico. Still starting out, maybe 220.

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This picture was taken fall 2008. Probably around my highest weight (225-ish)

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Update January 4th, 2010

I have lost about 30 pounds so far! More importantly, I have more energy and I am really doing much better at managing my portions and eating foods that truly nourish my body. Finally, I am less than a month away from running my first 5K!! I run very slowly, but as a lifelong ¨runaphobic¨ I never thought I would get to a point where I could run 40 minutes straight! I will update after the race, but I´m hoping to make it in about 35 minutes. This year I hope to continue along my weight loss and fitness path. I am really enjoying learning how to live in a way that makes me feel and look great!

Original Info:
I have spent too many years acquiring bad eating habits and not exercising consistently. It has taking me a while to figure out that slowly but surely gaining weight over the past several years has led me to a point where I am not healthy. I am finally trying to fix these habits, so when I stumbled across SparkPeople it seemed like a good fit. The big things for me are eating healthy portions, especially when it comes to sweets, and exercising on a regular basis, not just every once in a while. No more excuses!

Member Since: 5/19/2009

Fitness Minutes: 71,389

My Goals:
Control my portions.
Exercise consistently.
Enjoy what I am doing.
Be healthy.
Eat lots of fruits and veggies.
Drink lots of water.
Sleep enough.

My Program:
So far I'm just logging my food, trying to stay within my calorie recommendation.
For exercise I have been walking at least an hour a day and I am starting to try and figure out what my strength training will look like. I moved on from walking to step aerobics and then to jogging. I hope to move into a more mixed workout and have added situps and pushups.

Personal Information:
I'm Molli.
I'm from Georgia, went to school in Vermont, currently living in Mexico with my wonderful fiance, who is joining me on my way to a healthier me!

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  • v _DASH_
    ah that was an awesome message!!!! thank you so much. yeah the trip was unbelievable. thought about christina and paige the whole time though - but it was good. there are really no words, but you captured it. it is unthinkable. i'm so glad i had the opportunity to do something like B&B to really savor every second out of being alive - and i did- and i learned so much. have you thought about doing it?? not sure how old you are now, but hey... could be a possibility!!!?
    3496 days ago
    Are you kidding, I live to crack people up. I'm not funny at all in real life, so I need to get all the funny out here, on Spark.
    3537 days ago
    Thanks for your comment on my blog! It's true, going somewhere I love does change my outlook. As for the mud, it is still here and shows no signs of drying up. We had a mix of rain and snow all day yesterday and more of the same is expected this week. We haven't had a mud season this sloppy in YEARS -- I have a feeling that what the rest of the country calls Spring won't arrive here until May, lol.
    3616 days ago
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    3693 days ago
    Aww thanks for the blog comment! emoticon
    3853 days ago
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