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Old 07-01-2010, 05:15 PM   #233
SweetEpiphany
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Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Washington, D.C.
Posts: 187

S/C/G: 365/284.2/200

Height: 5'9

Default Meet me, SweetEpiphany!

First name: Erva

Geographical location: Washington, D.C.

Age: 27

Marital Status: Dating

Children/Ages: No kids

Occupation: Attorney

Pets: No pets

Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Salsa Dancing, Music, Learning about Fitness, Scrabble, Window shopping , Bikram Yoga, Learning how to ride my new bike on actual streets, not the sidewalk

Height: 5'9

Eye/Hair Color: Brown Eyes / Black Hair

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: 6/27/2010

Starting Weight: 293.4

Present Weight: 288.4

Goal Weight: First Goal is 250; Second Goal is 200; Third Goal is 180.

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: I love chocolate, and candy, and like many I am an emotional eater. Learning how to channel my stress eating into another activity will be a challenge. Also controlling my portions is a huge hurdle.

Following any specific plan: I am measuring and pre-packaging my food; tracking my calories on sparkpeople.com; working out for at least 30 minutes every day; trying to get 7-8 hours of sleep each night; taking a good multivitamin; weighing in every morning; and keeping an Excel spreadsheet of daily weight, so I can make a chart of my progress.

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: The biggest difference is that I am measuring and pre-packing my food before I eat. Portion control is hard, and this really helps a lot. I bought a little scale, which makes it easier for me to keep track of everything I eat. I have never minded going to the gym, but I was also bad with portions, so hopefully getting my calories/nutrition in check will give me results.
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Starting Weight: 365 lbs | Goal Weight: 200 lbs | On Medifast 5&1 Plan
**Progress**
360 lbs 350 lbs 340 lbs 330 lbs 320 lbs 310 lbs 300 lbs

290 lbs


Success is neither magical nor mysterious.
Success is the natural consequences of
consistently applying the basic fundamentals.
- Jim Rohn


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