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DH, DS, and me on a train ride, 9/2012

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40 is looming large for me. I topped out around 190 lbs after my daughter was born and dropped about 25 lbs within a year and a half after just by living life. However, now that my 40th birthday is on the horizon, I realize that I'm not getting any younger and it's high time I start treating my body accordingly. I have about 25 lbs to shed at this point to get me into a comfortable BMI.

I have a pretty devoted and balanced workout routine, including cardio, strength, and stretching. I've seen an increase in my muscle mass in the past few months since I've been consistent, and I'm pretty pumped about that. 😊

Food is my trouble spot. I love it, and it loves my hips. I know I need to watch portions, eat more nutrient-rich foods and less junk, but I need the discipline and motivation to do it.

I was very active on SparkPeople years ago, but kind of forgot about it until recently. I've checked out Noom and a few other diet programs, but I ended up being led back here. It worked before, so I'm sure it can work again!

Member Since: 6/21/2007

Fitness Minutes: 48,000

My Goals:
To make small, gradual, PERMANENT changes toward a healthier lifestyle.

My Program:
-1250-1550 calories/day

- At least 10 minutes of exercise a day (preferably 20 minutes or more), cardio nearly every day and strength training 3-4x a week.

Personal Information:
Hi! I'm Mary Anne. I work full time as a public high school choral director, and when I'm not there I'm home with my husband, two elementary-aged kids, and dog.

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Today doesn't last forever, but tomorrow never comes.

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  • v JANTWO
    Welcome to Wii Fit Plus!!!! We are so glad to have you on our team!!!! Please check out the message boards and challenges. They can really keep you motivated!!!! This is a fun team with wonderful, supportive people. Feel free to jump in and get healthier with us!!!! We can do it together!!!! If you have any questions or suggestions, just ask!!!!
    3784 days ago
  • v *MADHU*
    emoticon to the Official 10-Minute Daily Exercise Streak Challenge SparkTeam! emoticon

    Studies show that even ten minutes of brisk exercise triggers metabolic changes that last at least an hour. If you have any questions & need help, don't hesitate to ask!

    So what are you waiting for? Start Streaking emoticon emoticon
    3810 days ago
    MerryChristmas, Mary Anne& to your precious family! Wow! Baby's FIRST Christmas! What joy!!!!----Betsy emoticon emoticon
    3831 days ago
    Hi! I'm sorry I haven't been by lately--say ,months?!! --Have no excuses --except a busy preschooler! Anyway,I wanted to wish you a Happy Thanksgiving and hope you're doing ok.---Betsy
    3865 days ago

    Comment edited on: 12/23/2010 8:11:27 PM
    emoticon on your new baby and your new life together as a family!!! emoticon emoticon Thanks for the add as a sparkfriend! I added you,too! emoticon
    3978 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/30/2010 3:55:08 AM
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