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Would like to get back to this size! - (July 18, 2010 ~ 193 Pounds)

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Highest Weight of 283 ~ May 2005

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1/2/2019: It's been 13 years since I started my Spark journey. It has been a very long meandering path, with major highs and depressing lows, but I keep trudging along. Here is a quick recap of the past 13 years, along with my weight on January 1st of each year.

1/1/19: 208.8
1/1/18: 258.0
1/1/17: 245.4
1/1/16: 269.6
1/1/15: 248.6
1/1/14: 269
1/1/13: 252.6
1/1/12: 241
1/1/11: 206 (Lost it the 2nd time - then Baby!)
1/1/10: 228.2
1/1/09: 230.6
1/1/07:204.2 (Lost it the 1st time)
6/1/06: 283

2006-2007: Joined Sparkpeople at my HW of 283 pounds. Lost 86 pounds. Gained back almost all weight loss

2008-2010: Went to the Dr. was Diagnosed with PCOS / Insulin Resistance and started taking Metformin. Lost almost 90 pounds again, over the course of a year and a half. Got pregnant in Late 2010

2011-2015: Had a baby, gained a bunch of weight post partum, + about 20 pounds more over the course of the next few years.

2016: "The I don't Want Weight Loss Surgery 13 Week Challege" I lost 40 pounds in 3 months to prove to my Dr. that I didn't need weight loss surgery. Gained 22 pounds back.

Member Since: 5/15/2006

Fitness Minutes: 29,232

My Goals:
HW: 283
LW: 193 (7/2010)
PW: 242 (40 Weeks PG 6-2011)
New SW: 270.4 - (2/16/16)
5% Loss: 268.8 - (2/23/16)
10% Loss 254.8 - (3/8/16)
15% Loss 240.6 - (4/11/16)
20% Loss 226.4 - (6/19/18)
25% Loss 212.2 - (8/14/18)
30% Loss 198
35% Loss 184
40% Loss 170
45% Loss 155.6
50% Loss 141.5

My Program:
Give up fast food, drink less soda, cook more....(baby steps)

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"Do I contradict myself? Very well, then I contradict myself, I am large, I contain multitudes." ~Walt Whitman

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  • v LINNJA
    HAHAHAHAHA!!!!! I LOVE your new avatar!! It's perfect!! Where did you find it?
    4849 days ago
  • v LALA91973
    Thank you for the comment! You are doing so great yourself!!! I like your pics..youa re all smiley. Sweet!
    4851 days ago
  • v LINNJA
    Hi Michelle, thanks for showing me this site. LET"S DO IT!!!!!!!
    4851 days ago
  • v GRAMMIE4
    Hi Michelle -
    Great to meet you through GOG. I wanted to drop by and say "hi" ... and what a cute puppy .. I have 3 of my own, they are great companions ... I am looking forward to starting the SCF discussions.

    talk to you later,
    4909 days ago
    HI Michelle

    Glad to hear from another Apostolic!! I have a couple more Apostolics on my page. Its always good to have same-minded frinds here in SP! Hope to stay in contact and help encourage each other. I will be e-mailing you soon!
    heres my e-mail RALPHMRED@aol.com and invite to another site (BEBO)
    its where all my pictures are of us and our children and doggie Tinker.
    and Iam also over in Everyonesconnected.com under RALPHMRED--Rosie McNeely check it out----alot of Apostolics over there!
    hee hee I also left you a comment over on my page.
    4909 days ago
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