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Weigh-ins of Christmas Past:
I lost 15 lbs when I was a freshman in college because I was homesick. It wasn't worth it, though, because I was too depressed to eat and I couldn't enjoy my skinnier body. I ended up getting happy and gaining it all back... probably because I met my boyfriend.
Boys make girls fat.
Then I broke up with him, lost ten pounds, met a new boy, and gained it all back. I'm sticking to my first hypothesis. This boyfriend will be easier to diet with though. He actually eats vegetables.
I broke up with him, too. LOL
Now I've been single for well over a year, and I'm not blaming my weight on anyone but ME.

Since 8/08, I have decided to start eating a more innate diet. Like the stuff our bodies are programmed to eat: low carbs (wheat, corn) --Agricultural revolution really made people fat.
high fat (the good kind!) olive oil, nuts, avocados, etc.
And higher protein. This is challenging for me because I'm not a fan of meat. I've discovered, unfortunately, that meat really makes me full. Vegetables and nuts don't, grilled chicken does. It's sad but I've been trying to eat this way for a week now and my stomach has already flattened out some and my skin has cleared up. So... sweet! And it's not even hard. I dont feel deprived at ALL!

Oh, gosh! I need to eat like that again!!! (9/15/11)

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UPDATE: 9/3/08

I'm too broke to afford to eat an innate diet, so I'm just going to try and go low carb instead until I can spend my money better. I hate salad. It wilts before I can eat it all. AND starting today, I'm counting calories again. That worked really well last summer :)

UPDATE: 4/12/10

I'm back to attempting the innate diet! I just finished my first marathon. I've been going all over the scale because I lost a ton of weight when my ex and I broke up, but now I'm dating an amazing new man, and I'm happy and fat again. So It's time to get down to business. I'm gonna be in a wedding in 2 months!!!

UPDATE: 10/14/10

Here I am again!!! Trying to get comfortable in my own skin. Trying to make friends with the scale. SO I have a new desk job. 40 hours a week sitting in a chair=no good. But i am teaching classes at the gym still:

5:15AM Group Power Tue, Th. Spin at 7:00PM on Tuesdays, and Group Power on Sundays at 2:00PM. Also kickboxing 7:00 pm on Monday and Wednesday.
Plus marathon training...

----update 2015---

Stopped starving myself, started doing crossfit. Gained about 15 more lbs. I don't run distance anymore but I can clean and jerk 205lbs. And Snatch 165. I'm happier now... i think. I mean I don't really fit into clothes any more, but I like being strong.


HEIGHT: 5'8''- ish


6/1: 161 *panic*
7/1: 156
8/1: 150
9/1: 151 ...plateau-ish.
10/1: 151
11/1: 151
12/1: 155


1/1: 156... this is just bad.
1/28: 151.5 yay!
2/1: 154.5
3/1: 151
4/1: 152
5/1: 155
6/1: 156
7/1: 158 Ok, so I ate at shake's a couple of times.
8/1: 155
9/1: 160... seriously.

2010: (Back after short hiatus)

1/1: 151
2/2: 155
3/1: 158
4/1: 161
10/1: 160


10/13/07: I ran my first 10k! I ran the Chile Pepper in 48:29!

10/27/07: Personal Record 5k time at the ROTC Campus 5k! I ran a 21:35!!!

2/16/08: Freezing 10k 3rd place, and PR! I ran a 44:57! :) 7:14 pace. Wayyyy too fast!

9/1/08: Run For A Child 10k in 48:28. I weighed 160 while I ran that one, ok!?

10/18/08: Chile Pepper 10k of 46:32. A 7:30 pace ;) Gettin' back in the groove!

3/13/10: Bentonville Half-Marathon 1:46:12 (8:07/mi) First half-marathon EVER!

4/11/10: Hogeye Marathon!!! 4:07:00 FIRST MARATHON!!!

10/16/10: Chile Pepper 10k 48:23

10/30/10: First adventure race! 14 hours... its a team thing and impossible to evaluate ;)

12/12/10: Fayetteville Half Marathon 1:50:01

3/8/11: Little Rock Marathon 4:07:48

9/17/11: Winslow Half Marathon 1:46:15

10/23/11: Adventure race 2 -- 3rd place overall!!!

12/04/11: White Rock Marathon 3:53:41 IN THE RAIN!

10/29/11: Adventure race 3 -- 4th place in our division, 5th overall!!!

Member Since: 6/20/2007

Fitness Minutes: 12,477

My Goals:
To lower my BMI to something under 20.

To walk without my thighs rubbing together.

To feel confident in a bikini! (No more shorts!)

My Program:
Cardio at least 4x a week.
Strength training five times a week.
Calorie counting.
Eating healthy foods.

*I'm going to eat more zero-point soup, and less mexican food.
And less dessert!!!

And more primal foods:
homemade dressing.
smart chicken.

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    Was just talking to my boyfriend about that first diet you were on. We weren't made to eat like we do today, and if we would eat like we did before agriculture, and hunted, exercised like we did we would have more stamina than a horse! I saw it in a science mag.. thats crazy! Im trying that diet as wll emoticon
    4508 days ago
    We'll get there! Have faith!!! With the end of the year coming we have lots of motivation as well as temptation. Let's both say goodbye to that cellulite!

    4561 days ago
    Hey! Yeah definitely look into the YMCA or local gyms for swimming lessons! I am deathly afraid but this swimming thing has GOT to be overcome. I have to believe I can do it and get over that fear, I feel so weak! And yeah, I need a bike too. I've been scanning for used bikes, but even those are pretty pricey. If I shoot for 2009, I'll have time to get the stuff I need little by little. The good thing is that Tri season seems to be summer, so that is plenty of time to prepare! Keep me posted!
    4637 days ago
  • v JENNY448
    You are looking great! And yeah I can totally see thinner legs and toned abs in the updated bikini pics. And the pic with you next to the outdoor escalators- I was there! We actually stayed at the MGM in April. Anyways, Good luck reaching your goals, you are already on your way...besides you look hot already!

    4638 days ago
    PS - I saw that you can't swim. Guess what? Neither can I!! But I WILL do a Tri, and I'm hoping for 2009, so I'm taking swim lessons at the YMCA starting September 4th. If my clumsy and uncoordinated body can do it, which has yet to be seen, anyone can.
    4638 days ago
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