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Old 03-31-2010, 01:05 PM   #121
LAWL ups and downs
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Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: South Dakota
Posts: 42

S/C/G: 166/151.4/135

Height: 5'6"


First name: Ashley

Geographical location: Rapid City, SD

Age: 25

Marital Status: love him!

Children/Ages: still figuring out how to wipe my own you know what, so no babies yet

Occupation: Graphic Design

Pets: 2 kitties (Foxy, Bella), 1 puppy (Kelby- Shiba Inu)

Hobbies/Interests: I grew up dancing (ballet, jazz, etc..) but for some reason got too busy in college. I'd like to start back up. I also love art and occasionally get the inspiration to create something pretty.

Height: 5'6"

Eye/Hair Color: blue/blonde

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: up and down since Spring 2003

Starting Weight: 166 this time around

Present Weight: 156.2

Goal Weight: 135 would be my favorite number, but I'm thinking 140 will be more attainable and realistic to maintain. Any suggestions?

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: I love to sit down and drink a really cold beer with green olives. Mmmmm... but my main issue is maintaining my weight loss. I get to a size that I'm reasonably comfortable at, then get too comfortable and balloon up just to do it all over again. Each time I lose weight seems harder than the last, plus its terrible for my body. My goal is to reach a healthy weight and stay there.

Following any specific plan: LA Weight Loss, but I'm very curious about how you guys plan to lose and maintain, because I feel like I've been a bit brainwashed by LA since this is my 4th time around.

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: I have made up my mind that this is a long term commitment, not just "oh I need to get skinny for summer!". I am very scared of losing control and never being able to drop the weight again. I'm determined to stop the cycle and be aware of everything I eat.
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