I've been struggling with my weight off and on since 2006 and I've decided to finally get to a vibrant, healthy weight! I'm happily MARRIED and have 3 kids and live in NE Ohio. I started losing weight in January 2012. I joined My Fitness Pal in June 2012. I became an ACE Certified Group Fitness Instructor September 2013 and an ACE certified Personal Trainer November 2013!
I use a heart rate monitor, a Polar FT40, to get my calorie burn!
Yes it's all my REAL hair! I have dreadlocks!
My Hair blog: http://dreadmama.net
My Personal blog: http://trula.org
My Fitness blog: http://supplemama.com
Why I want to get in shape
I want to get in shape to avoid obesity-related health problems and disorders. Many health issues run in my family such as heart disease and diabetes, and I want to avoid triggering these things.
Highest weight January 1st 2012: 238 pounds
Starting weight MFP June 12th 2012: 214 pounds
Current weight as of September 5th 2014: 156 pounds
Goal Weight: 130 pounds
I'm 5 feet 6 inches tall.
I didn't start taking measurements until June 2012 so I don't know what they were when I was heavier prior to that. So I have actually lost more inches!
Starting Measurements June 14th 2012:
Current Measurements as of September 5th 2014:
My food and exercise diary is open! I promise you, what you see is what I've been doing. I don't have any 'secrets' to weight loss. Check out my diary!
On my profile click 'View Diary' it takes you to my food diary. Scroll to the bottom and click 'View Exercise Diary' to see the workouts I do. It shows day-by-day. If nothing is listed for today that means I haven't logged it yet, be patient. Feel free to check previous days!
- My health is my main inspiration!
- My lovely children, I want to be around for them and their future!
- My wonderful husband, I want to enjoy a long and happy, health-filled marriage!
- When I am elderly I want to be a healthy, active person like Ernestine Shepherd!
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