See this image larger
David and I

See this image larger
Me at 436 pounds!

See this image larger
Me as a child. As you can see I've always had a weight problem.

go to goodies page
Best Wishes
go to goodies page
go to goodies page
Balance Board

Shared Food & Fitness Trackers
Interact with COOLAUNT1961
Add as SparkFriend Send Private Message Leave Comment

I'm looking for friends, other people who know what it is to struggle with life and the way it affects weight loss. Losing weight is easier, it seems, when you have others who understand because they, too, are going through the same problems. I'm looking for support in my efforts to slim down and hope to support others as well.

As you can see from the pic on this page, I was once 436 pounds. Perhaps at one time I weighed more. I don't know. I just know that was the highest my weight ever was when I was weighed by a doctor. Worst of all, I had become diabetic. That was not something I had expected. But, I am glad to say, with the loss of weight was also the loss of the diabetes. I am proof that you CAN beat Type-2 Diabetes.

For the last few years I have been regaining and losing the same 50 pounds. 50 pounds!?!? That is insane. It's time for me to take back my life, to lose that weight plus more, and to keep it off!

Member Since: 5/14/2011

Fitness Minutes: 18,039

My Goals:
My goal is to become healthier, to lose more weight and finally get off this plateau where I have found myself for years. After regaining 50 pounds of what I had lost from my highest weight of 436, I decided it was time to become serious.

My Program:
Healthy eating and exercise. That is my program.

Personal Information:
My name is Jane, and I'm from Athens, TN. I have a BA in history. I currently work 3rd shift in an office for a distribution center for Kroger. I've been in a relationship with a wonderful man for 3 years now, but we unfortunately live 2 hours apart and have limited time together, Thank God for cell phones!

Other Information:
Having grown up in the South, I grew up with that wonderful Southern cooking, much of it fried, from my Mom, and Greek and Italian cooking from my Uncle George.

Read More About COOLAUNT1961 - Profile Information moved here. (Updated June 19)

Shown if member clicks "Read More"

(Shown after Message Board Posts)
Add a Link
Save Changes
My Ticker:
 current weight: 300.0 
Login to Leave Comment
    Hope things are going well. Haven't seen you around in a very long time. Wishing you a Wonderful and Happy New Year!

    emoticon emoticon

    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

    215 days ago
    Just checking in to say good morning!
    1742 days ago
    It's a new day, a new month! Let your Black Panther and Gold Team strength move mountains this month and conquer! You CAN do it!!
    1764 days ago
    emoticon Weigh-in Wednesday emoticon

    Please log your Week 1 stats no later than 11:59pm your time tonight.

    Let's show that Panther pride!

    Hugs, Linn
    1781 days ago
  • v AMY_1217
    The Dragons challenge you today!

    Spell your name, repeat 2 times:

    A = 50 jumping jacks
    B = 20 crunches
    C = 30 squats
    D = 15 pushups
    E = 1 min wall sit
    F = 10 burpees
    G = 20 sec arm circles
    H = 20 squats
    I = 30 jumping jacks
    J = 15 crunches
    K = 10 pushups
    L = 2 min wall sit
    M = 20 burpees
    N = 40 jumping jacks
    O = 25 burpees
    P = 15 sec arm circles
    Q = 30 crunches
    R = 15 pushups
    S = 30 burpees
    T = 15 squats
    U = 30 sec arm circles
    V = 3 min wall sit
    W = 20 burpees
    X = 60 jumping jacks
    Y = 10 crunches
    Z = 20 pushups

    Let me know how you do!
    1781 days ago
Member Comments (188):  123Next >Last >>