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Old 06-22-2009, 09:08 AM   #45
Recovering Pantry Pest
Join Date: Dec 2008
Location: Michigan
Posts: 3,245

S/C/G: 174.5/157.2/149 for now

Height: 5'7.5"


NAME: Becky
PARENTAL STATUS: Mom of very cool son, 9
TOP WEIGHT: 174.5 (2 lbs above where I was 2 days before giving birth)
GOAL WEIGHT: not quite sure - 150's a good start, but we'll see.
HEIGHT: 5'7"
EYE COLOR: greenish hazel
HAIR COLOR: medium reddish brown, but in reality, it's all 100% rather boring gray. Thinking hard about just letting it be.
HOBBIES/INTERESTS: learning piano, reading, writing fiction, surfing the 'net, anything having to do with reptiles and amphibians.
PETS: None at the moment. Nurturing the snakes and frogs and turtles that visit the yard.
OCCUPATION: Quality engineer/manufacturing process wonk
FAVORITE COLOR: Greens and purples
FAVORITE FOODS: Venison tenderloin, wild salmon, really spicy salsas, dark beer, great Scotches, berries, and mushrooms
FAVORITE BOOK(S): Fantasy (Jordan, Goodkind), economic histories, Ultrametabolism by Mark Hyman.
FAVORITE MOVIE(S): The Matrix. Star Wars (4, 5, and 6), Fight Club, Office Space, any stand-up comedy videos - the raunchier, the better (Chris Rock, Doug Stanhope, Dave Attell, Katt Williams ...)
FAVORITE TV SHOW(S): House, 24. Getting some evil pleasure from Wipeout. Just about anything on Discovery Channel or Animal Planet.
FAVORITE BAND/MUSIC: Stuck in 70's classic rock - Rolling Stones, OLD Chicago, Queen, Velvet Underground, Animals, etc.
PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS: Spouse is a FABULOUS cook, portion control, and unhealthy relationship with salty/crunchies.
WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL: Accountability - I'm 110% responsible for this outcome.
WEIGHT LOSS PLAN: Literally, eating less and moving more. Calorie counting and "you bite it, you write it" journaling.
RELIGION: My definition of God got so big that only the pagans will have me any longer.
POLITICS: Libertarian wherever practical, but social progressive and fiscal conservative.
PIERCINGS: Just one set of earrings.
TATTOOS: None at this time. Had some thoughts about an antique compass to remind me to stay the course and find my "true north".
~ Becky ~
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