KRISTELROBIN

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February 2012, just before becoming pregnant with my second child.



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My name is Kristel and I am 39 years old, living in sunny Orange County, California. I have successfully lost weight (several times) in the past. But I was always looking for an easy way to lose weight, diet pills, a "diet" that didn't require exercise, etc. So it's not too surprising that I always gained the weight back, plus a few more. I'm ready to break the cycle.

After successfully losing weight in 2007, I was pregnant most of the year in 2008. I used my pregnancy as an excuse to get comfort from food -- back to all of my old habits. Well, not surprisingly, I gained more than 60 pounds. Keira was born on November 3, 2008 but -surprise, surprise - much of the weight was still here in 2012.

In 2012, I was once again pregnant. While I did not gain nearly as much weight during my second pregnancy, I hadn't even come close to losing all of the weight from the first. So I am re-starting this journey at a nearly lifetime high weight.

This year, I've recommitted myself to get back on program. I want to get *at least* to my pre-baby weight -- as in the weight I was 5 years ago, before the FIRST pregnancy. My husband is also committed to good health and we both want to set a good example for our children. And I have a great group of friends that is here to support me every step of the way.


Member Since: 9/13/2006

Fitness Minutes: 625

My Goals:
Losing all of the baby weight and more. I would love to get down to a size 6 or at least back to an 8/10 like I was pre-baby #1.


My Program:
Eating clean, watching my portion sizes. As a nursing mother of an exclusively breastfed infant, I will need to add around 500 calories to the range given to me by SP, since I'd rather not use Babyfit.com.

My exercise plan is still a work in progress.



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    4848 days ago
  • v JAYJAY1984
    Welcome to A Calling For Christ! I’m Jonathan your team leader. I pray that God will lead and bless you in your weight loss journey. If you have any questions or concerns feel free to SparkMail me. Have a blessed day!
    4851 days ago
  • v LATOIJA
    Welcome to the team and congradulations on your weight loss!!!
    4852 days ago
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    Hello! I'm a member of BBQ and Calling All Devastating Divas. I want to invite you to join a newly formed group named A Calling for Christ. If it sounds like something you'd be interested in, feel free to visit my sparkpage and check out the team from there. Have a blessed day!

    P.S. Congrats on your weight loss so far!

    4852 days ago
  • v POCOHANTAZ
    Welcome to BBQ. You have selected the BEST group for support on your weight loss journey. If you have any questions or just need a friend....I am your girl...Please dont hesitate to call on me..CONGRATULATIONS!!!! on your weight loss so far!!!..Much love and success....
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