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This si a current face shot............. oh and the Zebra's name is Bo

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A more full body shot of me and hubby............ and Taj

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My Motivational collage.... I used to think I was fat, I wish I looked like that now. about 115lbs

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I have always struggled with my body and self image. I have very low selft esteem and some people would say it is the the lowest self esteem they have ever encountered. This creates a constant battle every day, some days I just look in the mirror and cry. I need to remember my healthy ways and get all the resources I can.

I am trying to get the the gym 4-5 days a week. TRYING is the key word. I love the gym, once I get there. I work a very stressful job, so some nights I just don't want to make one more stop before heading home. I really need to recommit and remember I have lost 35lbs, just 5-10 more!

I know what my weaknesses are(WEEKENDS), and I need to attack those with full force. There is no reason I should not make my body what I want. MY BODY!!! I only get one in a life time, and if not now, when?

So here is my journey.......... Any support is GREATLY appreciated

Member Since: 12/27/2006

Fitness Minutes: 1,483

My Goals:
18%BF (Currenly 21%)
108-110 lbs (Currently 117)

My Program:
45-60 mins Cardio Mon-Fri

Full Body workout M, W, F


Personal Information:
So, my real name is Jennifer and I am married to the most amazing man ever. He is my inspiration in life, and my reason to get through the day.

Other Information:
I have given up on losing weight before, and I am SICK of failure and it is no longer an option. I WILL be slim for the first time in my life and I WILL be happy with what I have achieved. I WILL NO LONGER look down upon myself and I WILL NO LONGER avoid any and all mirrors. I WILL SUCCEED!!!!

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  • v ALT10NIS
    hey! I'm new on sparkpeople and we have the same goals! Reaching 115 to 120 in a healthy way is my goal too :)
    4599 days ago
  • v GREENKP41
    hi! thank you so much for adding me as a friend :) i love being able to connect with people here on spark, especially when they have similar interests and goals to me! stay motivated ... it looks like you're already well on your way to achieving your goal weight :D let me know if i can be any help for you, and keep in touch!

    4821 days ago
    Advice? For the husband who won't workout?

    JUST DO IT!!!

    Don't wait for him or anyone else to work out with you! My hubbie didn't workout with me, in the beginning. But when he saw my dedication and commitment, he couldn't help but jump in!

    Be HIS motivation!!

    4823 days ago

    Comment edited on: 2/25/2008 4:55:10 PM
    Just wanted to stop by and say hello!
    Keep strong and visualize your goals.

    It is so COOL that your husband trains Elephants! I think I was an Elephant in my previous life - I LOVE THEM! My house is full of Elephants......

    4824 days ago

    Hope this weekend is finding you on the mend!

    4825 days ago
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