My Introduction

previous topic · next topic
nonetheriche...

Joined: Mar 12
Posts: 2

      quote  
Posted: 06 Mar 2012, 10:19
My name is Ashley. I'm a college student in Arkansas, and will be turning 20 in May. At the age of 17, I was 250 lbs. Now I'm 177 and trying to reach my goal of 135 lbs. Of course, that goal is secondary to my goal of being healthy, happy, and fit. If I can reach those, I feel I'm doing alright.

A little excess information about me: I'm a telecommunications technician during the summer. Working on construction sites means that I need to be physically able to do the demanding work required of me (lifting cable spools/boxes, carrying 8 ft. ladders up and down stairs many times a day). Last year my boss commented that he noticed I'm not as physically capable as the other employees, and while it hurt, it was just a fact. I want to make my job easier by getting in shape.

I'm a Mass Media major with a minor in Women and Gender studies. Film, photography, and writing are my passions. Next semester I'll be replacing the graduating copy-editor on our campus newspaper.

One of my goals is to also look like a whole new me in my college graduation photo.

I'm here because I've been dieting and exercising all on my own, and I felt I needed that extra boost of support. I want to be here for everyone trying to lose weight, and I trust that you all will do the same. Thank you for following me on my journey, and I hope I can get a couple of buddies. Very Happy
Lynda22

Joined: Feb 12
Posts: 7

      quote  
Posted: 07 Mar 2012, 07:12
Sounds like you are so on the right track and a huge kuddo's to you!!! You have a terrific outlook and I see a whole new you in your college grad photo!!



Forum Search
Advanced forum search



Latest Posts

M 26 touching 96
You are welcome and thank you :-)
by snezica on 28 Jul 14 02:19 PM
trying again
I am trying again this time I am doing weight watchers .I started ww on 3/1/14 starting weight was 163.2 now I'm 146.6 I haven't been in to get weighed so it could of changed .I really need s ...
by rozbudz13 on 27 Jul 14 03:01 PM
I am a new member today
Thank you both! I see you showing great support already. Love it! I should be here to stay ;))
by CuriousCD on 23 Jul 14 03:12 PM
New From Alabama
I can relate, EnkeFox. Take one day at a time. :)
by positive_reality on 23 Jul 14 12:35 PM
My name's Claudia but you can call me Cloudie :)
Welcome to FS and good luck. ALSO: it is generally accepted that you cannot spot reduce fat. That is, remove fat from just one area of the body. Exercise and reducing calories will greatly help reduce ...
by Glaun on 23 Jul 14 10:05 AM