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Right before my first 1/2 marathon!


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I have been overweight for as long as I can remember. Food has always been a way for me to cope with every emotion you can think of. It is time to end the cycle that has caused me to be overweight for my entire life.

I want this to be my time to shine. I want to push myself to the limits and see what I can really do. It's time for me to prove to myself that I am more than just a pretty face. I want to feel as good on the outside as I do on the inside.

I am going to show the world that I am done being the "fat girl," and that I am no longer going to settle for the weight I am now. I am stronger than anyone realizes, and it's about time I start believing that.

I refuse to believe that I will always be the biggest one out of my friends and family. I refuse to accept that I will be over 200 pounds for the rest of my life. It is time to come to terms with all of my demons and once and for all show what I am truly made of.


Member Since: 1/19/2010

Fitness Minutes: 37,042

My Goals:
To be under 200 pounds by January 2011!! Met!!! Dec 17, 2010

To lose 100 pounds by July 15 2011
Missed by 1 pound... boo.
Met on October 1st

To be at 160 pounds by July 2012!

To run a half marathon by Spring, 2011. Done!!!! May 1


My Program:
I do a combination of a lot of cardio and ST. My new favs:

Circuit Training
Tabata
Zumba


I have been working on eating more frequently, and eating MORE. I have found that if I eat consistently every 2-3 hours I keep my metabolism up up up!

I have cut out all white flour and refined sugars for awhile, just to see if I can reset my body. It seems to be working!



Personal Information:
I am from Upstate NY, not to be confused with NYC.... which is what everyone thinks. :) I went to Culinary School in San Francisco, which is where my weight took on a life of it's own. I was there for a little over a year and gained 70 pounds! Hello French food... butter, cream, potatoes and cheese! Which are all so delicious, but not so good for the waistline!

I moved back to NY, where I currently am working with my parents at our family owned bar and grill! Which causes it's own obstacles... I am the only Chef, so I am the one who prepares all the food. I have to constantly be conscious of not snacking and not tasting every little thing.

I have a 2 1/2 year old daughter who keeps me busy all of the time! I am lucky enough to be able to spend the day with her until her daddy comes home and is with her while I am at work. I can't imagine my life without her, and I want to be healthy and fit to be a great role model for her.


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  • v LINDA!
    Welcome to the Emotional Eaters team. Best wishes on your journey.
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  • v SPARKLINJEWELLS
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    ¸.•♥´ .•´¨¨ ¸´¸.•´¨Welcome to the EE team!!
    I’ve belonged to a lot of teams here on spark-- i really do believe that the Emotional Eaters team is one of the very best, it’s a great group of people- very supportive and encouraging-- and it is very refreshing to talk with people who "get" what you're going through!! ¸¸.•¨¸♥¨`*,¸.•*´¨`*• .¸♥.*¸.•´¸.•*¨¸.•*¨¸.•´¸.•*¨) ¸.•*¨)
    Check out the main page of the EE team- there are “stickied” topics you may be interested in to get involved- a buddy thread, a place to introduce yourself, weigh-in challenge, a birthday post. ¸.•*¨¸.•´¸.•*¨(¸.•´ (¸.•´ (¸.•´¸¸.•¨¸♥¨`*,¸.•*´¨`*• .¸♥. ¸.•♥´ .•´¨¨ ¸´¸.•´¸.•*¨)¸¸.•´ ..•-~'¸.•*¨)
    Spark has a lot of great tools, and you will learn which ones work best for you. The best tools are the people tho, always willing to lend a hand, an ear, or a shoulder. I’ve been here for over a year now, and I still am overwhelmed, every day, by the kindness and goodness of others on this team!! That has made a world of difference for me. I hope you have the same success! ¸¸.•¨¸♥¨`*,¸.•*´¨`*• .¸♥.*.•*¨¸.•´¸.•*
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    You are- WONDERFUL-cuz you’re you!!! BELIEVE IT!!! operationbeautiful-- END THE FAT TALK!!! ¸.•*¨¸.•´¸.•*¨(¸.•´ (¸.•´(¸.•´¸¸.•¨¸♥¨`*,¸.•*´¨`*• .¸♥.
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    4199 days ago
  • v MACHOL
    Hello from Belmont, NC!
    4199 days ago
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