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January 26, 2014. About 194.4 pounds

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A recent foto of myself on Valentines Day 2016. I thought that I was fat that day, but I look ok.

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After Thanksgiving. 216.0

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I want to lose 30-45 pounds. My start weight is 196. I am planning my meals according to calories and trying, for the most part, to keep the carbs low and to stay away from processed foods. I had been at 174-180 for the last 4 years while I lived in Mexico. I moved back to the US and gained 20 pounds. Before then I weighed 227 at my highest, and even though I have made good progess overall, I am not done yet. I am getting older and I realize that I need to be smarter in how I try to lose weight because the old ways don't work for me anymore. I aim for daily cardio and hopefully add some strength training. I do not have an end point to my weightloss until I get to my goal, however long that will take. My goal weight is between 135-145.

Member Since: 2/5/2008

Fitness Minutes: 23,985

My Goals:
Lose 35-45 pounds. Drink plenty of water throughout the day. Take fiber supplement to aid in digestion daily. Get in 40-60 minutes of cardio daily. Get good sleep. Do daily measures to help control stress, like getting off of the computer, slowing down, and even take a nap if I need it.

My Program:
Make Meal Plan to follow all week so that I don't question amounts or calories. Daily cardio. Some strength training when able. Witch's Brew 3 Xs a day (glass of water, 1tsp ground ginger, 1 tsp tumeric, 1/2 tsp ground black pepper, 1 tsp Red Pepper Flakes, 2 TBSP Apple Cider Vinegar), Daily Fiber supp. Daily Complete Vitamin.

Personal Information:
SAHM. Live in Indiana, United States. 4 children. Married to a wonderful man. Crochet artist. I love to work with my hands. Christian who loves positive energy!

Other Information:
Start weight:227.5
Goal weight:135.00
Been obese since 2007 when I had my son, Victor. Been trying to lose weight since then, but never had too much success. In 2013, the family and I moved to Mexico. In 2019 we moved back to the United States. Trying to keep overeating out of the picture. Keeping as active as I can while juggling family life.

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