First name: Ashley
Geographical location: Chilliwack, BC, Canada
Marital Status: Engaged
Occupation: Assistant Manager
Pets: 1 dog, Prudence
Hobbies/Interests: Cooking, Baking, Pilates, Camping, Reading
Eye/Hair Color: Green eyes, Brown hair
Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: July 16th 2009
Starting Weight: 297
Present Weight: 225
Goal Weight: 168
Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: Understanding how many calories I need to consume to keep losing weight safely and to keep it off for good.
Following any specific plan: Calorie counting
What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: I'm determined to lose the weight for good. I'm not following fad diets but rather trying to make permenant lifestyle changes that will allow me to keep the weight off for good.
Anything else you would like to share with us: I'm really hoping to make some good friends on here that I can share my weight loss achievements with and to get the encouragement I need to stick to my goals as well as help encourage other girls to stick to their weight loss plans as well.