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Update 4/23/11:
I want to get back into this... I don't know if it'll be full-force or not, but I want to get healthy again. I've been too lazy for too long!

Update Feb 5, 2009: WELL all, I am pregnant!!! I am in my 7th week right now and will not be dieting to lose weight or working out to lose weight at this point. ;) I am around 128 lbs as of right now, so I haven't gained all sorts crazy weight even though only carbs sound appetizing to me in this stage!
I'm still going to stick around though because I love the food ideas and exercise advice on here! :)

December, 2008:
I'm resetting my goal to 125! I'm going to try and make it by my birthday next month, but realize that it might take longer than that....so if it happens by Valentine's, I'll be happy!!

For safe keeping!

Starting date:
9-30-08: 152 lbs
10-5-08: 146.4
10-9-08: 146.2
10-11-08: 145.6
10-13-08: 143.8
10-23-08: 142.0
11-13-08: 138.6
11-21-08: 136.4
11-26-08: 135.0
12-2-08: 133.8
12-7-08: 132.8
12-12-08: 131.4
12-14-08: 130.2
12-24-08: 129.8
12-25-08: 129.0
12-28-08: 131 (I can't imagine what this # would be like if I hadn't exercised like crazy this week!!! Back on track now!)
12-29-08: 130
12-30-08: 129.6
1-1-09: 130.6 (Darn New Year's Party! Back on track and really excited to get out of the 130s!!!!)
1-6-09: 129.4
1-8-09: 128!!
1-16-09: 126.8

Measurements 1/4/09:
Waist 33.5
Hips 36.25
Neck 12.5

Longterm goal: 125

Update 12/24/08: Well as you can probably see from my progress on the weight loss, getting to my goal took a bit longer! That would totally be because it's the holidays!!!!!!! BUT if my current weight holds true, I'm at goal!!!! I think I'm going to set a new goal in a few days...let's get through Christmas first! :)

Update 11/26/08: I'm a little over 3/4 of the way to my goal!! I've lost 17 pounds and feel really great about that! I am planning on participating in a 5K run on my birthday in 2 months, so I better get started training!
My wonderful husband is getting me an ipod shuffle and some new running shoes as an early Christmas present to help with my training! :) I am really excited to see how running will change my body and to see how well I do! I have a feeling that if I make it to the 5k on my birthday, I won't want to stop there..... :)

Update 10/30/08: I'm .2 lb away from being HALFWAY to my goal! In a MONTH! I've lost quite a few inches...I didn't measure until I was almost 3 weeks into this journey, so I'm not sure how much I've lost total, but from just the short time I've been measuring, it's been a nice chunk!! :) I love doing Tae Bo (MY FAV!!!) and Walk Away the Pounds!

Starting date: 9/30/08:
I am not overly unhappy with myself, although I do admit that I certainly have at least 20 or more pounds to lose! What I am really seeking is motivation to keep myself healthy and maybe be able to feel my muscles again! :) I want my family to be healthier, too! I've found in the past that being healthy is actually a LOT cheaper!

Not only in health care costs (of course!), but the food is healthier and cheaper when I'm cooking at home instead of eating out all the time! :)

Thanks for checking out my page!!

Member Since: 7/10/2006

Fitness Minutes: 5,814

My Goals:
Eat healthier
Eventually lose about 30 lbs

My Program:
I want to start working out regularly again. Eat healthier. Track more..

Trying to stay in my calorie range and not completely giving up the foods that I love!

I'm getting more active - when I don't feel like working out, I watch Leslie Sansone's Youtube videos of her MiniWalks (2 and 3 minutes each) ... those usually inspire me to do more for the day!

I am in LOVE LOVE LOVE with Tae Bo and it's almost always my exercise of choice..

Also, and as nerdy as it is, I'm trying to use my hubby's Wii Fit to get some exercise in! Now that I've unlocked some better stuff, I can get a real workout. lol

Personal Information:
I'm from Texas - mom to 3.... Homeschooling, VBACing (homebirthing), breastfeeding, non-vaxxing, etc etc mom. :) I'm a massage therapist, doula, and childbirth educator as well.

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  • v CANDR723
    Sorry I haven't been responding much lately, my job was ending so there was little time to be online with everything I had going on. Now that I am home, I have plenty of time to actually get on spark and keep up with everything. Luckily enough, I didn't get off track so still doing ok. How have you been? Hope everything is still good for you!! Have a blessed Thursday.
    3952 days ago
    Congratulations on your new family addition. I was wondering if you would be interested in walking (with baby stroller - big wheeled is best). There is a walking club in your area and they have laid out 4 trails in Midland-Odessa and all say they are stroller friendly. If you interested go to http://www.ava.org and click on either find club or find event and follow the links to Midland-Odessa.

    I know for a fact the walk in Odessa has no shade..... may want to do it later in the year when it cools down.

    Best Wishes
    3993 days ago
    Congratulations on the new addition to your family!

    Thank you for the earlier support. Sorry I didn't reply earlier!
    4034 days ago
    Hi Jenn! How's it going? Just wondering if you are still here and losing weight. I'm back and starting all over again! Hope all is well with you and your family! looking forward to hearing from you! take care!
    4106 days ago
    Hey I noticed that you're a breastfeeding mom(your post on losing the baby weight and more) you should join Breastfeeding moms team: http://www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_

    It has been helpful for me so that I could find the right balance: consume enough calories for milk production while still staying active and losing the baby weight.

    I also noticed that you've been active on spark people for quite awhile-well, I'm a newbie and I hope to make some friends, can I add you as a friend?

    Have a wonderful day!
    4171 days ago
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