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Hi my name is Destiny! I am 31 years old,and I am married with 4 children! I have struggled with my weight since I was a child! I have always thought that if I could just be thin I could finally be Happy,but today I have made a decision to quit trying to be thin so I can be happy. Im going to be happy so I can be thin!! I am absolutely, positively, DONE!! No longer will I be afraid to go into public places. I will no longer envy the skinny girls!! I have made big changes in my life and all because I AM DONE!! I am glad that I can share this experience with SP and the DONE team!!!

Well I am now going on week 10 of really being committed to eating better and exercising, minus a day here and there I splurged a little but I was fast to get back on track!! I have come too far to quit now!! I have lost a total of 25.5 pounds, I have finally made it out of the 230's and Im on to the 20's!! There was once a time I thought this was not possible, I had come to the conclusion that I was just going to be the fat girl the rest of my life, and maybe some of you reading this have either felt that way too or is feeling like that right now!! But beleive me and many other sparklers when we say...IT IS ABSOLUTELY POSSIBLE!! I still have a long way to go but I know that I can do it and you can too!!

Peace is not something you wish for; it's something you make, something you do, something you are, something you give away.
Robert Fulghum

*“People often say that motivation doesn't last. Well, neither does bathing -- that's why we recommend it daily.” Zig Ziglar

Every day do something that will inch you closer to a better tomorrow.
Doug Firebaugh

There is only one person who could ever make you happy, and that person is you.
David Burns, Intimate Connections

Heaven never helps the man who will not act.

Happiness depends upon ourselves.

Bad habits are like a comfortable bed, easy to get into, but hard to get out of.

The only journey is the journey within.
Rainer Maria Rilke

Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.
Lyndon B Johnson

All we are saying is give peace a chance...
John Lennon

When you believe you can-you can!
Maxwell Maltz

People are just about as happy as they make up their minds to be.
Abraham Lincoln

There are no shortcuts to life's greatest achievements.

“To give anything less than your best is to sacrifice the gift.”

“A man who wants something will find a way; a man who doesn’t will find an excuse.”

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however

“May you live every day of your life

“Set yourself up for success and anything is possible.”

It is never too late to be what you might have been

If we wait for the moment when everything, absolutely everything is ready, we shall never begin.”

“Set your goals high, and don’t stop till you get there

“You will never find time for anything. You must make it.”

““Life is not easy for any of us, but what of that? We must have perseverance and, above all, confidence in ourselves.” ”

“Fall seven times. Stand up eight

“Many of life's failures are people who did not realize how close they were to success when they gave up.”

“People are always blaming their circumstances for what they are. I don’t believe in circumstances. The people who really make it in this world are the ones who get up and look for the circumstances they want and if they can’t find them, they make them.”

Yesterday's the past, tomorrow's the future, but today is a gift. That's why it's called the present.
Bil Keane

You can't have a better tomorrow if you are thinking about yesterday all the time.
Charles Kettering

You are never given a wish without also being given the power to make it come true. You may have to work for it, however.
Richard Bach

It's a funny thing about life; if you refuse to accept anything but the best, you very often get it.
W. Somerset Maugham

The greatest amount of wasted time is the time not getting started.
Dawson Trotman

Take the first step in faith. You don't have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.
Martin Luther King, Jr.

Forget the mistakes of the past and press on the greater achievements of the future. Give everyone a smile. Spend so much time improving yourself that you have no time left to criticize others.

For a long time it seemed to me that real life was about to begin, but there was always some obstacle in the way. Something had to be got through first, some unfinished business; time still to be served, a debt to be paid. Then life would begin. At last it dawned on me that these obstacles were my life.
Bette Howland

I was angered, for I had no shoes. Then I met a man who had no feet.
Chinese Proverb.

What a wonderful life I've had! I only wish I'd realized it sooner.
Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

* I have come to the frightening conclusion...

That I am the decisive element.
It is my personal approach that creates the climate.
It is my daily mood that makes the weather.
I possess tremendous power to make life miserable or joyous.

I can be a tool of torture or an instrument of inspiration,
I can humiliate or humor, hurt or heal.
In all situations, it is my response that decides
whether a crisis is escalated or de-escalated,
and a person is humanized or de-humanized.

If we treat people as they are, we make them worse.
If we treat people as they ought to be,
we help them become
what they are capable of becoming.

MAY 1, 2008: 246.
MAY 12,2008: 245
MAY 19,2008: 242.5
MAY 26,2008: 239
JUNE 1, 2008: 236.5
JUNE 8,2008: 234.5
JUNE 16,2008:231
JULY 4, 2008:226.5
JULY 14,2008:224.5
JULY 21,2008:222.0
AUG. 2, 2008: 217.0
SEPT. 18, 2008:211
OCT.26, 2008: 206
NOV. 17, 2008: 199
DEC. 5, 2008: 196
JAN. 5, 2009: 193
FEB. 15, 2009:191
FEB. 21,2009: 189
FEB. 28,2009: 188
MAR. 30, 2009:186

Member Since: 2/29/2008

My Goals:
TO BE CONFIDENT AND COMFORTABLE WITH THE WOMEN I AM TODAY! To not focus so much on my weight and more on being healthy. I want to be healthy, mind, body and spirit. I want to be a good example to my children.

My Program:
I have a SP buddy that I have started walking with twice a week and I am walkin at home to Leslie Sansone walk away the pounds!! I also sometimes do the jumpstart cardio with nicole on Sp! Im still working on my eating. Basically right now I am focusing on trying not to binge!! And on portion controll!!

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    Where are ya, Done Girl!? I hope no matter where you find yourself in life, you are definitely enjoying it this birthday!!

    All the very best,
    3827 days ago
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    Happy Belated Birthday ... May all your wishes come true !!!

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    Happy Belated B_ Day! Done Girl!!
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    Capricorn: The Capricorn woman was often the oldest child in the family and had a difficult childhood, so when grown she wants to save money and NEVER be without or until to control her own life, because she lacks money or education or job skills. She can amass a LOT of money, but she never feels she has enough as something "might happen." Because of this, she learned to be a hardworker and to take on responsiblity at a very early age. In school, she was seen as a serious student, and one who didn't have time to act silly and be a "clown." (Dolly Parton was the 5th child of 12, but the oldest girl, so she said "I raise 7 kids by the time I was 18.) That makes a mature person.
    She can be fat, but it certainly is NOT the state she wants to be in. The Capricorn woman wants to make an impression when she walks into a room. She is most likely a petite woman and she never feels happy with a lot of weight on her. She can be an athlete, but she has to compete (running, gymnastics, or dance are good for her) as she LOVES to win at anything she does. She wants to be the best. (She can dream of being a Rock Star - even though she is shy by nature.) Golf, tennis and Yoga can be other things she can love.
    The Sun is in this tenth sign of the zodiac from 23 December until 20 January every year. The symbol of Capricorn is the Goat. Capricorn is associated with the harshness of winter and its stark realities.

    In Capricorn, the Sun is strongly goal-directed and persistent. Ambitious, serious and dedicated to duty, life is difficult, but you are the type of person who will triumph and achieve success. Your aptitude to persevere, no matter how difficult the road, sets you apart from most of your peers. You are anxious to climb the ladder of fortune, and you can usually reach your goals because of your sense of the right way of doing everything. Your patience is never ending.

    You are a very thoughtful and serious person, thinking everything through carefully before you set off in any direction. You possess excellent reasoning skills, and you can be counted on to select options that are both practical and that provide an economic advantage. Your attitude is conservative; conservative with time, money, and all other resources. Your philosophy is waste not, want not. You are also likely to be conservative in your political and social attitudes, although your age, upbringing, and education perspectives may influence this somewhat.

    You are especially well suited to business and government because of your sense of organization and structure. You combine a talent for management with an ability to carry out instructions with care. You are the quintessential careerist, taking job and duties very seriously. Therefore, you are never one to shirk responsibility and you have very little use for those that do. That which matters most to you is your public image. You show your best face to the public. You enjoy being in a position of power and authority, although you are not very much inclined to enjoy the limelight. You may prefer instead to run your business from an isolated perspective. You are loyal and dedicated, and you demand utter loyalty and dedication from subordinates. Advancing up the ladder of success is all important. You are unconcerned about, sometimes even ruthless toward, those getting in your path as you move upward.

    You don't handle chaotic situations very well. You may need to develop the ability to lighten up a little and not take life, and everything else so seriously. Although you are self-disciplined, responsible, and practical, at times you can wallow in self-pity. It's essential for you to remember that your most important asset is self-esteem, and you should never devalue this. Rigidity and fear of change may be your biggest stumbling block.

    Sober and reserved in your dealings with others, it takes you a good while to warm up enough to anyone to be considered a close friend. Yet once you do, you are a very caring, reliable, and most steadfast ally. Your private side is different from your public side. In private you are shy and sensitive. The harshness of your public image disappears. Emotionally demanding relationships are very difficult. Love relationships may be more like business relationships, and you are unsure of yourself in most intimate situations
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