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I am here for a purpose...I will strain my potential until it cries for mercy. - Og Mandino

Being healthy is not about going through a short period of torment and sacrifice in hopes that you lose weight. There's no quick fix or magic pill. Being healthy is a lifestyle that is formed by following good habits. It takes work and it takes time. Most importantly it takes making changes you can live with and improve upon.

Member Since: 11/6/2006

Fitness Minutes: 175,600

My Goals:
In the beginning my goal was to lose weight, but as I have gained distance on my journey my goals have changed to do what I can to live a happy healthy life. Exercise, Eat Clean and Challenge Myself.

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Getting out from under the Holiday slump by doing Core de Forece and the Whole 30.

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I live in Indianapolis. I have a full-time job as a graphic designer. I love sports, music and food. I've always been active and involved in sports, which helped me maintain a healthy weight for most of my younger years. However, my habits as a young person didn't work as I got older. I gained weight, and I didn't understand why I couldn't lose any of it. I was depressed, disappointed in myself and in denial. Then thankfully, one day in September 2011 I decided I needed to make a lifestyle change. I swallowed my pride, took a deep breath and took the the first step. I haven't looked back since. I've learned that being healthy isn't about feeling deprived. It's about making good choices and developing good habits that I can live with. I've lost 30 pounds and I continually make changes to improve my health. As my body shrinks my confidence, positivity and personality grows. I'm a different person than I was on that September day. Being proud of yourself is an amazing feeling that everyon

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  • v AMY_1217
    The Biggest Loser Winter Challenge will be starting in early December and we'd like to invite you to join one of our 10 teams to work toward your goals during our 10 week challenge!

    If you're interested in participating in a Biggest Loser challenge, please go to my page and click the BL Fall Challenge ALL Teams team. You can join the all-teams page and put your name on the list for the Winter challenge! Or if you'd like to join my team, the Scarlet Dragons, let me know and I'll get you signed up for our team!

    Come join in the fun, meet some great people and work toward your goals!!!
    1733 days ago
  • v MOEE45
    How exciting working out with Chalene!!
    You know I love Turbo Fire!!!
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    2200 days ago
    Hey there - just wanted to say hi on your page! :)
    2200 days ago
  • v JHARMON31
    Hey looking forward to this
    2281 days ago
  • v IVELINIKA1977
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    People come and people go,
    in and out of your life and so,
    When one shines bright among the rest,
    And is there when needed , you're truly blessed.
    That is how I see you, friend of mine,
    And why I'm sending this Valentine.
    By Karl Fuchs
    2358 days ago
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