I really only have another year of being a 20-something, but I've decided to take this diet thing by the balls since coming back from Korea, and getting serious about getting fit, so hear I go.
First name: Jennifer
Geographical Location: Decatur, GA (about 20 min southeast of the big ATL)
Age: 29 (turn 30 in January, oy!)
Marital Status: Single
Occupation: Working as a support associate at a group home for four ladies with intellectual disabilities currently, and serving at banquets for extra cash. The first job I love, the second, not so much. I'm going to be in grad school for Speech Pathology and Communication Disorders this spring.
Hobbies/Interests: Writing, reading, all crafting, yoga
Eye/Hair Color: Green eyes, red hair from a bottle. Naturally dark honey blonde
Starting Date of Weight-loss Journey: April 16, 2011
Starting Weight: 196
Present Weight: 182
Goal Weight: Shooting for 145
Biggest hurdle to overcome in weight-loss: busy schedule, working all the time, chocolate, in that order. LOL.
Following any specific plan: I'm following South Beach currently. Lost 8 lbs in two weeks worth of phase 1. Maintaining during phase 2 currently, for four weeks. Maybe time to go back to phase 1 and get some more things straight.
What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: Doing it with the support of this community!