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Old 07-14-2006, 12:49 AM   #226
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Screen Name:kissesmomof4

Age/Age Range:29

Family Life:married, stay at home mom of four

Occupation:taking care of my husband, children, and home

Hobbies and Interests:historical reenactment, paranormal research, reading, cooking, thrift and frugality

Favorite Music:I like everything but country

Favorite Color(s): plaid

Favorite Exercise/Workouts:at present NONE, I was addicted to exercise a couple years ago and then I suddenly burned out, since then I do not enjoy it at all

What are your fitness/health goals? I do not want to become diabetic or get heart disease, both run in my family

What was the "trigger" or incident that made you decide it was time to lose weight and become more fit? see above

What do you struggle with the most on this journey to health? portion control, snacking and exercise

What are three things in the area of diet/exercise you need to improve? less snacking and desserts, portion control, get my butt moving more

(Evil motivation ) Who do you want to look better than? : I want to look better than MYSELF NOW lol

What can you not wait to wear when you are at goal weight or size? smaller dresses
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Old 07-15-2006, 09:09 AM   #227
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Age/Age Range:29

Family Life:married

Occupation:real estate agent and kindergarten teacher

Hobbies and Interests:my son and husband, family, friends, and reading magazines

Favorite Music:I like everything!

Favorite Color: pink

Favorite Exercise/Workouts:walking

What are your fitness/health goals? To be able to run and things not jiggle

What was the "trigger" or incident that made you decide it was time to lose weight and become more fit? Stated above and being uncomfortable in clothes

What do you struggle with the most on this journey to health? portion control, snacking and exercise

What are three things in the area of diet/exercise you need to improve? portions and getting up to exercise

(Evil motivation ) Who do you want to look better than? : I want to look better than myself

What can you not wait to wear when you are at goal weight or size? shorts
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Old 07-16-2006, 01:59 AM   #228
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Age/Age Range:33

Family Life:Married almost 8 years

Occupation:disabled so I don't work at this time

Hobbies and Interests:Birds(parrots) I have 2 cockatiels and 2 parakeets

Favorite Music:Like alot of kinds

Favorite Color(s):Pink

Favorite Exercise/Workouts:Stationary Bike

What are your fitness/health goals?To be healthy

What was the "trigger" or incident that made you decide it was time to lose weight and become more fit? I'm starting to have more and more health problems

What do you struggle with the most on this journey to health?Fast Food!

What are three things in the area of diet/exercise you need to improve?
Eat less fast food
Workout regularly
Learn more about what I'm putting into my body(nutritional breakdown)

(Evil motivation ) Who do you want to look better than? :Jessica Simpson!

What can you not wait to wear when you are at goal weight or size?Good fitting Jeans
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Old 07-22-2006, 02:06 AM   #229
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Age/Age Range: 20

Family Life: married, no kids yet

Occupation: fitness instrutor at curves for women

Hobbies and Interests: movies, music, tv, reading, writing, hanging out with friends and spending time with my husband

Favorite Music: pop / rock / alternative

Favorite Color(s): pink

Favorite Exercise/Workouts: curves and walking

What are your fitness/health goals? losing weight and feeling better about myself

What was the "trigger" or incident that made you decide it was time to lose weight and become more fit? my husbands mom talking about how fat i am and how she never wants to look like me. even though i am smaller than her i dont want to give anyone a reason to think that way about me.

What do you struggle with the most on this journey to health? i am a recoverying bulimic

What are three things in the area of diet/exercise you need to improve? when i fall off track, i fall hard and its hard for me to get back on track.

(Evil motivation ) Who do you want to look better than? : i want to look better than my sister in law. she is 5'2" and 110.

What can you not wait to wear when you are at goal weight or size?: i want to be under 120
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Old 07-24-2006, 01:22 AM   #230
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S/C/G: 189/170/135

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Age/Age Range:35

Family Life: Single, no kids

Occupation: Social worker

Hobbies and Interests: reading, shopping, knitting, cooking/baking, spending time with friends

Favorite Music: U2

Favorite Color(s): Blue, Celadon

Favorite Exercise/Workouts: Elliptical

What are your fitness/health goals? Though i hate running, i would like to be able to run 5 miles

What was the "trigger" or incident that made you decide it was time to lose weight and become more fit? I wanted to lose weight before my 35th birthday. Well, that didn't happen. I spent the weekend at the beach and i was completely uncomfortable and mortified. I knew it was all under my control and i needed to gain control.

What do you struggle with the most on this journey to health? confusion of what to eat, what program to join, what excercises to do... a lot is a stuggle. My friends are all rail thin with great metabolisms and love eating so that has been difficult.

What are three things in the area of diet/exercise you need to improve? endurance
self control
not snacking


(Evil motivation ) Who do you want to look better than? : any one of my friends

What can you not wait to wear when you are at goal weight or size?
itsy bitsy teenie weenie yellow polka dot bikini! or any bikini will do!
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Old 07-26-2006, 03:54 PM   #231
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S/C/G: 187/169/140

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Age/Age Range:29

Family Life:married 3 children 11, 7 and 2 months

Occupation: stay at home mom

Hobbies and Interests:horse back rideing, canoeing, camping, fishing,dancing

Favorite Music:anything I can dance to

Favorite Color(s):Black

Favorite Exercise/Workouts: Jogging, Denise Austins shrink your female fat zones

What are your fitness/health goals? to lose 50 lbs and tone up

What was the "trigger" or incident that made you decide it was time to lose weight and become more fit? When my husband and I met I weighed 130 and had my first child from a previous marriage. I got pregnant with my second child and gained 60 lbs. I kept almos all of it. Then I recently had me third and gained 40 but lost all but 5 pounds of it, but my stomache is very very unattractive. And my butt and thighs are unsightly. Lets just say my hubby showed me he wasn't attracted to me any more.

What do you struggle with the most on this journey to health? Depression

What are three things in the area of diet/exercise you need to improve? I am not sure, I keep my calorie intake at around 700 a day. and exercise 5 times aweek, videos and jogging.

(Evil motivation ) Who do you want to look better than? : my evil motivation is the old me

What can you not wait to wear when you are at goal weight or size? a bikini!!!
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Old 07-26-2006, 04:26 PM   #232
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S/C/G: 202/188.5/135

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Age/Age Range: 28

Family Life: Married 5 Years tomorrow (7/27) 2 Girls Kate 5 and Kamryn 2 in October. 2 Stepsons Caleb 9 and Jacob 6

Occupation: Graphics Designer, Website Design Own my own business

Hobbies and Interests: I love walking, and being with my family. We are active in the March of Dimes.

Favorite Music: I love all music

Favorite Color(s): I love Blue

Favorite Exercise/Workouts: Walks with my kids

What are your fitness/health goals? To lose 58 lbs and firm up.

What was the "trigger" or incident that made you decide it was time to lose weight and become more fit? When my scale said 202 and I got a vericose vein.

What do you struggle with the most on this journey to health? Eating higher protein. It's hard to find foods with high protein and low carbs.

What are three things in the area of diet/exercise you need to improve? 1. Counting my calories 2. Avoiding Sweets 3. Making healthy choices

(Evil motivation ) Who do you want to look better than? : Sarah Evans

What can you not wait to wear when you are at goal weight or size? A bikini!
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Old 07-28-2006, 10:49 AM   #233
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S/C/G: 186/177.5/120

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Age/Age Range:33

Family Life:Me, Boyfriend and 1 cat

Occupation: Quality Control

Hobbies and Interests: Spending time with friends and family

Favorite Music: Rock

Favorite Color(s): Blue

Favorite Exercise/Workouts: Pilates

What are your fitness/health goals? Lose weight and be healthy

What was the "trigger" or incident that made you decide it was time to lose weight and become more fit? Seeing photos of myself and not recognizing the person in the picture.

What do you struggle with the most on this journey to health? Motivation which isn't a big issue now because I've got a weight loss buddy

What are three things in the area of diet/exercise you need to improve?
1. more water intake
2. motivation to exercise
3. eating better while at home


(Evil motivation ) Who do you want to look better than? : I want to look hotter than these young girls with their belly shirts and low rise pants.

What can you not wait to wear when you are at goal weight or size? belly shirt and low rise pants... lol
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Old 07-31-2006, 06:53 PM   #234
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S/C/G: 146/138/135

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Age/Age Range: 27

Family Life: widowed mother of 2

Occupation: mom

Hobbies and Interests: shopping, scrapbooking, reading, watching movies and tv, listening to music, church, going to the gym, spending time with my kids

Favorite Music: anything good

Favorite Color(s): pink

Favorite Exercise/Workouts: step aerobics, body sculpting, yoga

What are your fitness/health goals? to lose 20 more pounds and get rid of cellulite

What was the "trigger" or incident that made you decide it was time to lose weight and become more fit? i was pretty comfortable with my weight and how i looked when my husband died, but the grief made me eat A LOT and i gained weight. i know that my husband would be very disappointed in how i have neglected my body and i want to be able to keep up with my 2 kids!

What do you struggle with the most on this journey to health? craving, craving, craving! portion control is also a big issue for me - i'm used to eating until i POP!!!

What are three things in the area of diet/exercise you need to improve?
1. getting to the gym
2. getting the motivation to work my butt off (literally)
3. not giving to temptation when i have a craving

(Evil motivation ) Who do you want to look better than? : my friend laurie. she's a skinny minnie and i am so jealous!

What can you not wait to wear when you are at goal weight or size? my skinny jeans again and a bathing suit comfortably without reservation!!!
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Old 08-02-2006, 10:30 AM   #235
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Age/Age Range:39

Family Life: no kids

Occupation:cook

Hobbies and Interests:cooking, video games, football, movies, net

Favorite Music: R&B, Hip Hop

Favorite Color(s):Blue, Red

Favorite Exercise/Workouts: Walking, lifting light weights

What are your fitness/health goals? to get down to 199 pounds

What was the "trigger" or incident that made you decide it was time to lose weight and become more fit? Fitting on rides at six flags

What do you struggle with the most on this journey to health? the waiting

What are three things in the area of diet/exercise you need to improve? more vegetables

(Evil motivation ) Who do you want to look better than? : nobody, I don't care about looking better than anybody

What can you not wait to wear when you are at goal weight or size? smaller shirts.
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Old 08-02-2006, 05:47 PM   #236
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Age/Age Range:37

Family Life:live w/boyfriend, no kids (he has 3)

Occupation: sen. library specialist

Hobbies and Interests: jewelry making, ceramics, reading

Favorite Music:country & 80s hair bands

Favorite Color(s): purple

Favorite Exercise/Workouts:anytime I get myself in the gym I end up so happy I went. I love doing weights though!

What are your fitness/health goals? smaller, stronger

What was the "trigger" or incident that made you decide it was time to lose weight and become more fit? not really one

What do you struggle with the most on this journey to health? eating right

What are three things in the area of diet/exercise you need to improve? portions, choices, water intake

(Evil motivation ) Who do you want to look better than? : just better than the old me!

What can you not wait to wear when you are at goal weight or size? I have no idea, I've never been that size as an adult!
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Old 08-03-2006, 04:30 PM   #237
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S/C/G: SW/172 CW/159 GW/145

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Age/Age Range: 42
Family Life: Happily married for 12 years, 2 girls (ages 7 & 10)

Occupation: Work for an Electric CompanyHobbies and Interests: Spending time with family, movies, swimming, walkingFavorite Music: Country (mostly) but like most types of music

Favorite Color(s): Lime, orange, red, lavender

Favorite Exercise/Workouts: Walking & swimming, some free weights
What are your fitness/health goals? To BE healthy and LOOK healthy

What was the "trigger" or incident that made you decide it was time to lose weight and become more fit? My youngest DD was watching TV one day and saw a commercial advertisement for a weight loss program and they used a lady that looked a lot like I used to look on the Ad..........Well, she commented that I used to look that "skinny" and asked why I didn't look like that, anymore! Hmmm, I didn't think she had noticed but she did. Kids......you got to love them!

What do you struggle with the most on this journey to health? Sweet temptations, fast food, and mindless eating in front of the TV
What are three things in the area of diet/exercise you need to improve? Pushing myself to do a little more exercising each week.
Eating more healthy. Cooking more healthy meals.
Even though I've gotten better at drinking my water.......I could always do better.

(Evil motivation ) Who do you want to look better than? : The actress on the weightloss commercial!!!!!!!
What can you not wait to wear when you are at goal weight or size?
A size 8 maybe. Wearing shorts in public was a huge goal for me......I just achieved that goal recently! (yeah me!!)
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Old 08-07-2006, 01:14 PM   #238
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Age/Age Range: 33

Family Life: Live with boyfriend

Occupation: Grad student/research assistant

Hobbies and Interests: Seeing live music, swimming and rowing, reading fiction, following politics

Favorite Music: Death Cab for Cutie, Feist, Sufjian Stevens

Favorite Color(s): Depends on my mood

Favorite Exercise/Workouts: Step, latin aerobics, free weights

What are your fitness/health goals? Lower my body fat, maintain my strength, weight in the 135-145 range

What was the "trigger" or incident that made you decide it was time to lose weight and become more fit? After a bad breakup, I quit smoking and started exercising. What an improvement!

What do you struggle with the most on this journey to health? I like to live la dolce vita, and spontaneity and food plans just don't mix! It's also hard for me to cut down on eating out at restaurants and drinking wine with friends.

What are three things in the area of diet/exercise you need to improve? Portion control, social eating, mindless eating.

(Evil motivation ) Who do you want to look better than? : I just want to look more fit than last month, every month!

What can you not wait to wear when you are at goal weight or size? tank tops
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Old 08-07-2006, 01:48 PM   #239
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Family Life: Live at home unfortunately

Occupation: soon to be Graduate student

Hobbies and Interests: reading, writing, dancing, listening to music

Favorite Music: sixties, seventies and eighties music---BeeGees, Queen, Beatles, Elton John

Favorite Books; Don't be sad, Plato's Republic

Favorite Movies; Godfather Trilogy, Scarface

Favorite Color(s): Blue

Favorite Exercise/Workouts: walking

What are your fitness/health goals? Lower my body fat, weigh 115

What was the "trigger" or incident that made you decide it was time to lose weight and become more fit? No particular incident, just aghast at the scale

What do you struggle with the most on this journey to health? Remembering why it's important to eat right

What are three things in the area of diet/exercise you need to improve? Portion control, eating the right things, wanting to exercise.

Who do you want to look better than? : The ***** who told me that I couldn't date a guy in her workplace

What can you not wait to wear when you are at goal weight or size? bikinis, tanks, a size 0
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Old 08-17-2006, 07:30 PM   #240
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Age/Age Range: 44

Family Life: Married, 2 daughters ages 20yrs and 15yrs

Occupation: Shift leader

Hobbies and Interests: Tropical fish, cats, camping, kite flying, beachcombing, cooking, swimming

Favorite Music: Rock

Favorite Color(s): Purple, blue and red

Favorite Exercise/Workouts:Stationary bike, swimming

What are your fitness/health goals? To be able keep up with my husband when we go hiking

What was the "trigger" or incident that made you decide it was time to lose weight and become more fit? After my last Doctors visit

What do you struggle with the most on this journey to health? Eating less chocolate

What are three things in the area of diet/exercise you need to improve? Not feel too guilty if I eat a little more than I should.

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What can you not wait to wear when you are at goal weight or size? A sexy little black dress
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