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Halloween 2012 -- Chewbacca!

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Newly updated 90# difference progress photo

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2015 Update: Job stress, planning a wedding, family drama, and being happy with my husband all led to me gaining a lot of weight in 2014. I''m aiming to get back on track in 2015. April 2011 I had a reality check. I was 25, single, overweight, and not happy about it... so I started to change. After I lost 40 lbs I found SparkPeople and it has kept me motivated to lose more! As a treat to myself I had a brachioplasty in August of 2012. The revision surgery in December 2012 made my left arm fantastic... but the right one -- not so much. its all healed now and I wouldn''t change a thing. I was aiming for 150 when I started (I''m 5''10") but I don''t think I''ll be able to really get there. I''m pushing for 170 realistically, 160 hopefully, and 150 delusionally. I have a gallery of my progress pics here:

Member Since: 8/8/2011

Fitness Minutes: 29,466

My Goals:
Always drink at least 15 glasses of water a day (I'm usually good, but sometimes it slips...)

To be a "oneder" (aka--under 200 lbs) by the end of the year. **Accomplished 12/11

My Program:
I'm eating smart. This doesn't mean no chocolate and only veggies though. I try to balance my calories and meals while eating healthy 85-90% of the time.

I spend a lot of time on my core doing situps and using a balance ball to help prevent my sciatica from coming back (when you have sciatica at 23--you've got issues!). I also try and walk fast on my treadmill a few times a week on at least a 5% incline.

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Im on instagram and Pinterest as : saradrenk

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    Hey! Just wanted to welcome to the Done Girls team! The girls are so motivational and supportive and we will do our best to help you on your journey however we can. Hope to see you on the message boards soon!

    Welcome Done Girl!!!

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    emoticon to SparkPeople and to the DONE Girls Team! The DONE Girls are the BEST, and I know you'll find the support you need to help you reach your goal weight! emoticon emoticon
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    3635 days ago
    emoticon Hey there! emoticon Join me in a DONE Girls dance!! WoOoo HoOooo!!

    I just wanted to welcome you to the DONE Being the Fat Girl Spark Team!!! We are always happy to have a new DONE Girl with us. Take your time, feel your way around our various threads, and please feel free to ask any one of us if you have any questions,concerns, needs, or anything! We are DONE Sisters and here to support each other!
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    Good luck on your goals! So glad you joined us!
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    3636 days ago
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