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I LOVE being a mom, but am not too pleased with what happened to my body after having a child every other year (2001, 2003, 2005). I joined Spark because I wanted to get fit and be a good role model for my kids, never see #s like 220 on the scale again, and just plain feel good about myself!

I had always been a little on the chunky side, but after gaining over 60 pounds with each of my pregnancies I was downright fat. I finally admitted it and it was the best present I could have given myself. The realization came that it wasn't just going to go away, so I laced up my sneakers and RAN! With the help of Spark I lost all the weight and more and felt awesome. I am now in better shape than I was in highschool!

It's tough fitting in exercise with 3 young kids. It is my biggest challenge, but when I'm committed I MAKE IT WORK.

Words to live by :D

now whip it
into shape
shape it up
get straight
go forward
move ahead
try to detect it
it's not too late
to whip it
whip it good


Member Since: 3/22/2006

My Goals:
*Keep the weight off! Genetically speaking: my body wants to be FAT!

*Be consistent

*I want to get comfortable in my own skin and feel confident with my body

*Run a marathon

*Be a good example to my kids

My Program:
*I cook 99% of our family's meals and always go with whole grains and as much fresh stuff as I can.

*I have started milling our own flour. It is awesome!

*I try to run 3-4 miles a day;

*I "just say no" to soda!

*TRY to get in strength training a couple days a week (not my favorite)

*I've started doing Turbo Jam for my indoor option.

*I've started a photo blog here on spark to keep tabs on myself.

Personal Information:
*My name is Liz

*I live on the Central Coast of California

*I have the best husband in the universe.

*I have 3 kids (9,6,& 4)

*I'm a stay at homer

*I'm 32

Other Information:
If you'd like to see what I am up to you can check me out on my art blog:
I LOVE all things art! I love to draw, paint, make cards, photography, I just love to create.

Eat this or that

Grow thin or fat

Never mind...

I wouldn't do that,

I'm fat enough now!

~~Conjunction Junction: SchoolHouse Rock

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    Hey you!! I just checked out your new blog and all those treats look AMAZING!!! I can't get over how real they look! I never would have thought they were cookies!! I had a tear in my eye reading John's amazingly romantic story too!! What a doll!!
    3706 days ago
  • v LIL_EZZY
    Awww thankyou. I am doing really well I have had a few ups and downs in the way of my healthy only due to me being lazy. I am back on track and slowly losing the weight that I need to. Kids are good work to so all is good. Have a wonderful day. Its so good to catch up with you.
    3770 days ago
  • v LIL_EZZY
    Hey there Liz. Thanks for the comment on my blog. He is cute isn't he. Im so glad to hear from you. How are things with you. I always check in and look at your blog ArtyMcgoo. You are so talented and creative. Are things going Ok.
    3771 days ago
    Hey, Liz!

    I am back... are you? ;) Miss ya! Hope all is well & you are having a great week!

    3811 days ago
    "Beautiful Woman Award! Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the wall of 8 women who deserve it. If you receive more than 3, you know you're really beautiful! If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out"
    3831 days ago
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