BIRTHDAY: January 26th
MARITAL STATUS: Living with my boyfriend.
TOP WEIGHT: 163 lb
CURRENT WEIGHT: 154 lb
GOAL WEIGHT: 120 lb
EYE COLOR: Brown, with a blue spot.
HAIR COLOR: Dark brown. Most of the time.
HOBBIES/INTERESTS: Drawing, painting, comics, video games, reading, DIY projects.
PETS: Two kitties. Well, one for me, one for my boyfriend.
GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Southern California.
FAVORITE COLOR: Orange + white, together.
FAVORITE FOODS: Mahi mahi tacos and beer. Mmm.
FAVORITE EXERCISE: Swimming and bicycling. And Wii Fit yoga.
FAVORITE BOOK(S): Atwood, Palahniuk, Sedaris, lots more.
FAVORITE MOVIE(S): Anything by Wes Anderson. Punch Drunk Love. Kick ***. District 9. The Coen Brothers can't go wrong. I especially love O Brother, Where Art Thou?
FAVORITE TV SHOW(S): 30 Rock, Mythbusters, some random cooking shows like Spice Goddess. Oceans Blue. Flight of the Conchords. (
FAVORITE BAND/MUSIC: The Decemberists, the Pixies, Arcade Fire, Apples in Stereo, Gorillaz, Pavement. Many more.
PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS: I always seem to lose my motivation too soon.
WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL: I have a support network of IRL friends that I know will help me this time. Before, I was just moping in my apartment after work every day. Now I have running buddies
WEIGHT LOSS PLAN: Run, bicycle, swim, skate!! I wanna be in roller derby!
RELIGION: Raised Christian, hard-core Christian actually. I grew out of it sort of unwillingly when I turned 19, but I'm so, so glad now. I simply believe in my art and my dreams.
POLITICS: I voted for Obama because I was optimistic. I'm disappointed in him, but for simplicity's sake I'll call myself a Democrat.
PIERCINGS: Snug and labret. When I reach my mini-goals of 140 and 130 lbs, I'm getting second earlobe piercings. And possibly a nostril stud, if my face starts to look better as I reach my goals.
TATTOOS: If I can reach my goal and maintain for a year, I've promised myself a tattoo across my whole upper back. I'll have until then to design it.