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i have decided to take my health into my own hands and change my lifestyle for good. i am trying to become the healthy person i always wanted to be!
this will be the year i succeed!!

Member Since: 9/2/2010

Fitness Minutes: 14,055

My Goals:
my goals are to finally live free of this outer shell that has been a constant in my life since i was really little. i want my kids to know that being healthy is a good thing and that healthy food is awesome and that it doesn't have to be seen as a "bad" thing. i want my whole family to be happy and healthy so we can all enjoy what life has to offer together.

My Program:
i have decided to get professional help with losing this weight for good. i struggled for a year to lose 70 lbs by myself because i didn't have much support. it is hard to do this by yourself. so now i go weigh in once a week and see a doctor once a month in a weight management clinic. it keeps me accountable.

Personal Information:
my name is shannon and i am from southwest louisiana. i am married with three kids, my son is grown and my daughters are still at home. my youngest daughter struggles with the same weight issues that i do so we are going to make this journey together.
i am also a very compassionate person. i try to help other people and animals that are in need of love and support.

Other Information:
i love to read, especially stephen king! i try to spend as much time as i can at the beach and outdoors, in general. i have become quite fond of feeding the birds and the squirrels in our yard, actually i think it is the whole neighborhood by now! try to do my best to set a good example for my kids in every aspect of our lives.

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