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In case you are wondering why I picked the nickname OMsome, my real name is Olga M. and I wanted my nickname to sound like awesome, to motivate myself. I joined Spark People 4 years ago, this website helped me reaching my goal for the year 2007.
However, I am now back to same point, actually at much much lower point. Last 2 years were very stressful with lots of changes in my life: Married, unplanned move, lost family members, finished my Ph.D. and more ... As a consequence I did not only gained weight , my self-esteem and mental health also suffered with it.
After a long period of denial about my situation, I am currently undergoing treatment for my depression.
It is time to care of my physical health too.

Maximum weight in 2011: 190 lbs, 86 kgs :-(

Re-starting my SP life!

07/21/2011: 185 lbs, 84 kgs

07/28/2011: 178 lbs, 81 kgs (I always lose tons of weight during the first week but then it slows down)

08/04/2011: 176 lbs, 80 Kgs

08/09/2011: 175 lbs; 79.5 kgs

08/16/2011: 174 lbs; 79 kgs

08/24/2011: 172 lbs; 78 kgs

08/31/2011: 171 lbs; 77.6 kgs

09/14/2011: 169 lbs; 76.7 kgs

09/21/2011: 168 lbs; 76.4 kgs

09/28/2011: 172 lbs; 78 kgs first step back :(. Feeling to good to give up.

Member Since: 12/15/2007

My Goals:
To regain my mental and physical health by taking care of my body and mind.

My first goal is to get back to a healthy BMI. After reaching that goal I am planning to move forward and tune my body to my dream body. Nonetheless, I will be happy just to achieve the first goal.

My Program:
My daily challenge:

- Plan my meals and workouts.

- Read 1 article about self-motivation or self-esteem.

My weekly challenge:

- Write down a work plan with goals I want to achieve for this week.
- Weight and measure.
- Ask for help at least to 1 person.
- Do something for someone else.
- Look back, reward good behavior, see what I have to improve.
- Relax, let it go but do not give in.

My weekly cardio workout:

- Zumba : Mondays, Fridays; 30 to 50 minues sessions

- Jogging: Tuesdays, Thrusdays and Saturdays; 40 to 50 minutes. Goal: run 5 miles without stopping by the end of 2011.

- Wednesdays: Hip hop and kickboxing; 30 minutes each.

My weekly strength training:

- Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. Goals: Do 2 sets of 15 push-ups by the end of 2011.

Personal Information:
Actually, I am from another planet :-P

Other Information:
No, I am not a reptilian. I am a cylon ;-)

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