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I'm an Apostolic Pentecostal Christian, a minister's wife (he's working on his local license), a Sunday school teacher and a stay at home mom. I have three children so far, with the promise of a fourth. My husband and I homeschool our kids. God delivered me from depression in the winter of 2012/2013, after having dealt with it for 22 years. There are times I still fall back into old mindsets and I have to rely on God to bring me back out of the pits I've created but deliverance is a process. My weight does not help me one bit. I went from 320 pounds to 182 pounds from 2012 to 2016, but then I gained it all back except 5 lbs in 2 years time. In 2019, I got rid of 14 pounds and in 2020, I got rid of 12 pounds. I'm focusing on losing it slowly because that's what works for me. I deal with chronic pain every day and I do not take medications because they are a trigger for me from my past 22 year long depression that God delivered me from. I listen to my body's cues and only do what I can for fitness. It's the whole eating thing that I'm slowly conquering.

Member Since: 10/3/2010

Fitness Minutes: 182,276

My Goals:
I aim to be a healthier me...choose better foods, get more fitness...don't go back to my old ways!

2012: Lost 40 lbs
2013: Lost 51 lbs
2014: Lost 23 lbs
2015: Gained 8 lbs.
2016: Lost 8 lbs.
2017: Gained 66 lbs due to stress, not enough exercise and old eating habits
2018: Gained 32 lbs due to poor eating habits
2019: Lost 16 lbs.


My Program:
My goals are to get 60+ minutes of fitness a week and get rid of at least 15 pounds of excess body fat (and drop inches) by the end of 2020.



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  • v RYANDEJONGHE
    Hi there! Thanks for swinging by my blog and posting. It is always nice to know there is someone out there that can relate to me.

    I like your attitude about the baby steps. That is a great way to build up motivation and momentum. Once you take those first few steps, it'll be hard to stop. Just like your baby reference, once my kids started going, there was no stopping them!
    3872 days ago
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