GIRAFFA335

SparkPoints
 
Photos
See this image larger
A before picture, Me and Bryan, in August... BOOOOO Double Chin!!!



See this image larger
An after picture. Hard to see, but i'm much thinner! Double chin almost gone! Yay!



See this image larger
This is Zelda - the little monster who forces me to stay active.... she doesn't sit still!


Awards

Shared Food & Fitness Trackers
 
Interact with GIRAFFA335
Add as SparkFriend Send Private Message Leave Comment Recent Message
Board Posts


Just when I decided to tone-up, I get hit with a whammy! On June 11, 2008, I was diagnosed with Multiple Sclerosis. But it is not the end of my story!

About 18 months ago, I decided to start a Biggest Loser Club where I work. I was 25 lbs over weight, and because I'm tall, I looked like a behemoth! I lost 25 lbs in 6 months, and was the biggest loser! I credit much of my weight los to SparkPeople, and I’m so thankful I found it. I've maintained that weight for over a year, and am proud to say I’m skinny! But, I'm flabby, so time to tone up! Plus I'm getting married in October, and have to look fantastic in my dress!

Now I must learn how to exercise with my disease. The road will be bumpier than I thought it would be before my diagnosis, but it’s not impossible!


Member Since: 9/27/2006

Fitness Minutes: 1,981

My Goals:
"I want to weigh 145 again."- That's what I said when I first started this. Now I say, what the heck, lets go for 137! I don't mind weighing more as long as I'm fit and don't have the flab jiggling around.

I love cycling, but not just road cycling.... I want to ride the rocky trails on my mountain bike! There are trails around her, so my big goal is to do them with ease!

I want to start running again. I used to run 3 miles every day, and it was wonderful. I want to be able to do that again!


My Program:
At least 30min of cardio 3x a week. Biking when the weather is nice, elliptical when its not. And lots of dog walking!

Strength training 3x a week.



Personal Information:
I'm 27 years old and in the worst shape of my life. My goal is to be 137 lbs, but I don't care how much I weigh as long as I'm fit and my clothes fit great.

I love my dogs, and being active with them. They force me not to be lazy..... they never stop!

I live in North Brunswick, NJ with my fiance. He wants to lose weight too, so we're supporting each other!


Other Information:




Read More About GIRAFFA335 - Profile Information moved here.




Shown if member clicks "Read More"








(Shown after Message Board Posts)
Add a Link
Save Changes
My Ticker:
 current weight: 156.4 
165
158.75
152.5
146.25
140
Login to Leave Comment
Comments
  • v LEEPFROG95
    emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon emoticon

    emoticon Hello , I was SPARKING past your wonderful page, and I see how hard you have been working. We would like you to come join us on the QUICK FIRE team.

    It is first of all FUN, second it is NOT a boot camp type ... it is about adding a few extra things to your day to give you a BIG advantage in reaching your goals..... Everyone has a few minutes they can QUICK FIRE through the day. If you spend your day at a desk, take a few minutes every 2 hours to get up, get moving and get closer to a body you can be proud of. You will return to your desk refreshed, with more mental clarity and a renewed sense to continue working knowing you are closer to reaching your fitness goals. Giving your metabolism a QUICK FIRE boost several times through the day, adds up to more fat burning.

    WARNING!! It is proven that QUICKFIRING can lead to a HOT BODY!
    I dare you to come join us!
    What do you have to lose?
    So please come check out the team and the daily challenges... www.sparkpeople.com/myspark/groups_i
    ndividual.asp?gid=31185

    Make change happen.....QUICK FIRE Your LIFE!!!
    emoticon ~ emoticon ~~ emoticon ~~ emoticon ~~ emoticon
    ~~Mic~~~~ Lynn ~~~ Karen~~~Rosie~~~ Wendy

    3745 days ago
  • v RAJANIEMI
    Hello,
    I am searching out all agility members.
    I am gettting ready to start learning agility with my almost 6 mth old toy aussie.
    Any suggestions you can give us, we are newbees?
    emoticon
    Barb
    4563 days ago
  • v LABRYANT
    Steph, just checking in with you, girl.....how's it going??? :)

    L.
    5018 days ago
  • v LABRYANT
    YEAH! I love to see that you are getting active again! :) Hope to see you on the Mini-Challenge Team...and I mean, ALL OVER it! Hee hee

    Hugs,
    L.
    5074 days ago
  • v TESHIV
    Your dog is ADORABLE.

    My dog when I was a kid was named Lady Luck. Which was a pretty cool name, up until the part where she’s running down the block and my ginormous extremely hirsute father is yelling “DAMMIT GET OVER HERE *NOW*, LADY” and freaking out all the passers-by.

    Khan is a good name for a dog, though.
    5185 days ago
Member Comments (11):  123Next >