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Member: wendymc
Member Since: 3/7/2006
City: Seattle area

I feel like a fat cat. I used to be really lazy but now I've become more active....
I want really defined, toned arms like Jillian - in fact, I'd love to look like this all around!

My Goal:
Goals/Personal Weekly Challenge
Stop sugar
Stay hydrated; drink plenty of water
Increase vegetable intake
Eat enough protein
Take supplements/vitamins
Increase exercise (Chalene Extreme, cardio hula)

I am a certified nutritional therapist, by hobby. In hopes to make it my career change one day. I want to be more fit and healthy and I want to eat better. I want to feel good about myself. I find it very difficult to stay motivated with certain activities. I appreciate life and I want to take care of my body, mind and soul - inside and out while I have the energy, the health and the will to.

My goal is to lose 30 pounds.


My diet is "Paleo'ish". With it being almost summer, I found that it's a lot easier integrate the raw lifestyle. Therefore, I am eating Paleo'ish with an emphasis on integrating the raw lifestyle. also believe in eating with the seasons and supporting local farmers.

I don't like to pigeon hole myself into a specific label. I do what works best for me. I am flexible when it comes to eating. But the main thing I focus on is eating gluten free, GMO free, no processed foods, MSG, high fructose syrup (I try and limit my sugar/desserts to special occasions), no hydrogenated oils/fats and nitrates and preservatives. I do allow myself a little dairy now and then but it's from pasture raised cows, organic and raw if possible - if not, non-homogenized. I do allow myself some dessert on special occasions. I like to eat whole foods and eat as close to natural as possible and eat protein when I need to. This works for me. It may not work for you. I am completely non-judgemental to the views and lifestyles that you choose. I realize that there is not one plan that works for all body types.

I will start the Chalean Extreme and cardio hula videos soon.

I want to be a good rolemodel for my daughter. I want her to eat well and appreciate good food. I want her to be optimally healthy. I want her to grow up on wholesome food unlike myself; I grew up on sugar and processed foods.

I am also trying to get into running. June 2012, I was training for a "from couch to 5K run" and I injured my back. I just received clearance from chiropractor to try running. Would like to run a 5 K by Fall 2014.

About me:
Since my late 20's I've been gaining a comfortable 5 pounds per year. 30 pounds later, I am having so much trouble losing just 1 pound and keeping it off! I think about food or look at it and I gain weight!

Diets I like:

Workout of choice:
I love all kinds of dance classes. Strength training.

My plan:
1. Do not eat past 8 p.m.
2. Eat fresh and local; support farmers markets; eat more veggies and fruit
3. Exercise more consistently and more often

CHALLENGE - 7/3/2013
Exercise at least 5 times per week. Start with Cardio Hula 5 times per week; working up to Intermediate 30 days from now.

I need the most help with:
I need motivation to work out even in the rainy weather.

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