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One of my favorite pictures of me before I got chubs it's just inspiration. *Sigh*

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My dog "Sonic" all grown up! He's two years old now. I just love him so much!

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My Pom as a puppy when I just got him...he's only two pounds in this picture & was born Jan 1st 2012

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Once upon a time my depression led me to fall off the wagon and I gained a bunch of weight...AGAIN. I have always been very short so the weight became very noticeable. Members of my family would say that I was "fluffy", this hurt me and made me feel even worse about myself. I gained all the weight from emotional eating and binging. Whenever I was feeling bored/depressed I'd go to the corner store and get a whole bunch of candy and chocolate then eat it ALL!

BUT NOW...It's time for me to get back into shape again, lose that icky weight I fit for summer!

I want to be fit and active, continue to eat healthy so I can lead a healthy, happy and full-filling life!

My goal is to feel healthy, confident and strong!

*I want to lose the weight I gained.

*I want to have more energy to do the things I love.

*I want to feel STRONG and fit!

*I want to feel good about myself.

Member Since: 4/27/2009

Fitness Minutes: 15,011

My Goals:
* Stop bad binge eating habits.

* Exercise minimum 5 times a week.

* Drink 8 cups of water per day.

* Eat within my daily caloric ranges.

*Maintain goal weight

*Work on gaining muscle tone

My Program:
* Exercising 3 - 5 days a week.

*1,250 - 1,550 daily calorie intake.

* Lots of water, healthy food/snacks readily available

Personal Information:
I'm a very ambitious 26 year old female living in Beautiful British Columbia, Canada.

I love painting, reading, animals and camping! My favorite exercises are rollerblading and dancing!

However, my world pretty much revolves around music.
There isn't a single day that goes by where I don't listen to my beats!

I have a beautiful pure black Pomeranian with a bit of white/gray on his muzzle who's two years old. I absolutely adore him and he goes everywhere with me!

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Goal Achievements and rewards:


115: New work-out outfit.

110: New shoes!

105: New Red & black skinny jeans and a new top!

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    No problem - thanks for adding me back! You actually caught me at a good point... I've been having difficulty for several months now but for the past week I've started counting calories again and have been doing well. Time to start adding exercise back because I also haven't done that in a while. Hoping to use The Biggest Loser show (just started yesterday!) as motivation... how are you doing?
    3777 days ago
    Hey there - I found you on the slim for summer team and checked out some of your pictures - you look awesome! Congrats on reaching your goal weight and keep up the great work! I've been struggling myself, so it's nice to see someone making such progress!
    3791 days ago
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    Hey Ara! Just checking in on you! How are things going in your part of the world? emoticon emoticon
    3861 days ago
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    Thanks for the fruit basket! That rocks!
    Have a great weekend! Enjoy your festival!
    3880 days ago
    Ara, I haven't asked my neighbors about borrowing their german shephard dog yet. Will let you know when I do and how it turns out.

    3895 days ago
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