SUNGIRL_JB

SparkPoints
 
Photos
See this image larger



See this image larger
OH MY!



See this image larger
"Cheese!"


SparkGoodies
go to goodies page
Fruit Basket
From:
JENNY888
go to goodies page
Personal Trainer
From:
SUNGIRL_JB
go to goodies page
Flowers
From:
SHEBA14721
Awards

 
Interact with SUNGIRL_JB
Add as SparkFriend Send Private Message Leave Comment Recent Message
Board Posts


"You have brains in your head. You have feet in your shoes. You can steer yourself in any direction you choose."
~Theadore Seuss Geisel

"A positive attitude may not solve all your problems, but it will annoy enough people to make it worth the effort"
~Herm Albright


***4/5/08***
Here’s the thing. I’m overweight and it’s doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out why. I eat because I’m stressed, sad, mad, bored, and happy (gotta love happy hour and the snacks to go with it!) . I love food.

I've been dieting for as long as...well my whole adult life and pretty much the majority of my childhood. I can remember the first time my mother put me on a diet. I was in 5th grade. I've yo-yo dieted ever since.

In my mid 20's I remember seeing a reflection of myself in a mirror and thinking, "Is that really me?". I was quite large. So, I started dieting was able to take off a lot of weight. I was actually thin. It was great. I felt great. And then I gained it back a couple years later.

When I turned 30, my sister and I were sending emails back and forth writing down how our day went and what we ate as a way of dieting. It worked. I got down to 128 pounds and kept the weight off for a couple of years until my sister got pregnant. And, you guessed it, I gained the weight back. Apparently I REALLY need support to be able to keep it off.

About 5 weeks ago (feb 29, 2008) I was at my highest weight ever. I about fell off the scale when I saw what it registered. It was bad enough to kick me in gear. I tried getting my sister involved again but she wasn't ready to start yet. I've managed to lose 10 pounds in the last 5 weeks on my own. I still have a long ways to go but it's a start. It hasn’t been nearly as easy without someone there for me. I found this site this morning and am really excited about it. The fact that it is free support is awesome. I don’t seem to do well with things I have to pay for. If I feel obligated because I’m paying for a diet program or paying for a gym membership then it makes me want to do it all the less. I don’t like the pressure so I fight it. So, you can see why this site would be ideal for me. :)




Member Since: 4/5/2008

Fitness Minutes: 1,468

My Goals:
10/10/08 LONG TERM GOALS

My goal is to weigh 128-138 lbs, have overall great health with very little stress and lots of energy.

Do something meaningful that helps others

Get all house projects I need done on my house

*** 4Q-2008 GOALS ***
Lose 25 pounds by Dec 31, 2008

Figure out 1 or 2 ways I can contribute to a good cause whether it be family or a charity

Get garage door and back door to house replaced.




My Program:
Break goals up monthly and weekly goals.

Health:
OCTOBER
LOSE 1-2 pounds/week
TAKE a multi-vitamin
GET 8 hours sleep/night
DO SOMETHING active for 30 min/day 5-6 days/week

SOMETHING MEANINGFUL
OCT-
Spend time with Dad at least twice throughout month, use goodsearch search engine to help raise money for ozarks food harvest

HOUSE
OCT-call about garage door



Personal Information:
My name is Jen

Height: 5'5"
Goal: Lose 60-70 pounds




Other Information:
Affirmations:

I love and approve of myself.

I am grateful for all the wonderful things I have in my life.

I have a happy fun filled life.

I do things that make me happy, eat things that make my body feel good, and see the the positive in all.

I experience love and acceptance where ever I go.

I have fantastic overall health.

I am releasing the patterns in me that have created turbulence in my life.

I am a giving person that helps those in need.

I am smart and learn things quickly and easily.

I I am grateful for my job where I work with people that appreciate what I do and value my opinion.

I am grateful that sales come to me easily and frequently throughout each week without much effort on my part. I make more money than I know what to do with.





Read More About SUNGIRL_JB - Profile Information moved here.




Shown if member clicks "Read More"








(Shown after Message Board Posts)
Add a Link
Save Changes
My Ticker:
 Pounds lost: 9.1 
0
17.075
34.15
51.225
68.3
Login to Leave Comment
Comments
Member Comments (15):  123Next >