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June 2014: at around 175 pounds at my daughter's high school graduation.

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January 2014: somwhere in the 190s. This photo motivated me to get serious.


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This journey started with me charting my weight taken every six months for the past seven years. Seeing the pattern visually in a chart format has motivated me to get serious about establishing healthy habits in a way that looking in the mirror or at pictures of myself has not.

Since 2007, I have been a consistent yo-yo dieter, going from a low of 145 to a high of 200 with many stops in between. The overall trend has been up: higher high points and higher low points. I am ready to end this pattern and get to a healthy weight that I can sustain for the long haul.

Besides weight loss, I'd also like to establish a consistent exericse routine and eliminate the need for high blood pressure medications.

*** Update: as of June 2, 2014, I am happy to report that my weight is headed in the right direction again. From January to June 2014, I lost 15 pounds. Yay!

Member Since: 2/18/2014

Fitness Minutes: 3,437

My Goals:
Overall Goal: 202 to 145 lbs

Mini-Goal #1: Reach 170lbs by June 1st

Mini-Goal #2: Reach a healthy BMI (159 lbs) by August 31st

Mini-Goal #3: Reach a maintenance range in the mid 140s by the end of 2014

My Program:
No binge eating.

No mindless eating.

Renew my motivation daily through reflection and positive affirmations.

Feed all of my senses.

Exercise a minimum of 60 minutes, three days per week to start.

Make nutrient dense meal and snack choices.

Personal Information:
Born and raised in Pennsylvania, currently reside in Florida.

Married with two children.

5' 7" tall, medium build

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