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May 2011 - Mother's Day at the zoo with my kiddos!

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March 2010 - my baby girl's 2nd birthday with her castle cake!

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My babies and me on Easter (April 2011)

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Hi! I am Kristin, a 32 year old stay-at-home mom. I have always struggled with my weight, bouncing up and down the scale. I recently hit my highest weight ever (even higher than when I was pregnant!) and got a reality check from my doctor. I am working hard to lower my blood pressure and my blood sugar, trying to fight off heart disease and diabetes. As a wonderful side affect of tackling these two issues, I am dropping weight and having much more energy than ever before. This site is really helping me stay on track!

Member Since: 3/7/2010

Fitness Minutes: 17,905

My Goals:
My main goal is to lower my blood pressure enough to go off of my medication. I'm too young to be on medicine for the rest of my life! I would also like to lose about 20 more pounds. Lastly, I want to continue to improve my fitness level, by increasing the amount of cardio I do each week. I want to make fitness a regular part of my life, as well as my family's lives.

Running has become a huge part of my life and I would like to gradually work toward a 1/2 Marathon! The Disney Princess race in particular!
10/2010 - Kelso 5K (35:40)
04/2011 - Go! STL 5K (35:20)
04/2001 - Gebken 5K (35:01)
06/2011 - Komen STL 5K
08/2011 - Phoenix Crisis Center 5K
10/2011- Go! STL Halloween 5K
01/2012- Disney Princess 1/2 Marathon

Another random goal: I want to be able to do 10 full push-ups in a row!

My Program:
1. Control meal portions and limit the amount of sweets and sodium I eat, staying within the guidelines on the Spark.
2. Work out at least 3 times per week - including 9 miles of running, 2 weight sessions, and at least 1 yoga session.

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    Thanks for the great tips on my blog. I will definitely be spending some time saving my most frequently eaten things to my favorites this weekend. I am curious..are you doing the Disney Princess 1/2 next month? I did it last year and it was an awesome experience!

    Need to edit this post..just read your last couple of blog entries. I am so sorry to hear of all you have been through in the last couple of months. Sounds like you are a fighter and are continuing to persevere. I will say some prayers that you find some momentum in a more positive direction!! Keep plugging away step by step...that's what I have been telling myself..hoping it will work.

    3381 days ago

    Comment edited on: 1/19/2012 9:18:19 PM
    Hope all is well with you. Just stopped by to say hi and Happy New Year. Hope you have a wonderful year.
    3389 days ago
    "Beautiful Woman Award! Once you've been given this award, you have to paste it on the wall of 8 women who deserve it. If you receive more than 3, you know you're really beautiful! If you break the chain, nothing will happen, but it's always good to know someone thinks you're beautiful inside and out"

    3446 days ago
    Hope your having a great weekend.
    3469 days ago
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    Thank you for the comment on my "Firsts" blog. Good guess on where I work and what company I work for...LOL. Yes I do work in car rentals for the same company as your husband.
    3475 days ago
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