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I am a 42 year old mother of 4. My 3 girls were born about 2 years apart from each other, so it made it very hard to lose the baby weight after each birth. I have a very hard time sticking to an exercise program, and my husband and I have a hard time eating healthy. My husband, however, is one of the lucky ones because he has a very high metabolism. I love the outdoors, and being active, but for some reason for the last 5 years, I just have not been as active as I used to be.

Update: For the first couple years that I was a spark member, I just didn't find the time to make a healthy lifestyle my priority. I let life get in the way, and used it as an excuse. In August of 2010, I made the decision that it was high time that I made a healthy lifestyle a priority for me, not anybody else, but for ME!! I was able to lose 30 lbs within those first 4 months, then I maintained that weight for sometime. A plateau is what I found myself on, it was frustrating, but also an excuse to maybe let life try to take control again. However, I was able to maintain the loss for the most part and not gain much, but I also stopped being really active on Sparkpeople again. April 2011 rolled around and I realized that I was the only ONE who could make a positive change for me, so Sparkpeople here I come again. I became really active on the site again, and low and behold the scale is moving again. Even better though, I think is the fact that I have found a way to tone those flabby arms and legs of mine--Strength training, who knew? Sparkpeople of course and many others!! I have decided that for me to reach my goals, I need to find challenges here that I can do because too often if I try to do things on my own, I just fall flat on my face! The scale may not be moving much, but I think I am learning that a little here and a little there, may actually be a better way. Like the saying goes "Slow and steady wins the race". I really want the weight loss to be a lifestyle!!


Member Since: 8/22/2006

Fitness Minutes: 58,147

My Goals:
**To keep up with my programs--see below
**Track my weight weekly-see below


My Program:
New Challenges:
*BLC 23:
9/25-12/18

*5k Your Way Running program:
May 5-June 16
~The Color Run-
June 16th ~ DONE!
~The Color Me Rad-
August 17th ~ DONE!



Personal Information:
Originally from Colorado, lived for a year in Louisiana, lived in Wyoming for 2 years, back in Colorado again!

Name:Lisa
Nickname:Lucylu


Other Information:
Today, I promise I will not quit.
I pledge that no matter, how many ups and downs I pass through,
I will continue on my journey.
I pledge to make a NEW START today, and forgive myself for my past, and to stop being so critical of myself.
I pledge to take control of myself, to Stop making excuses, and stop blaming other people or situations.
I pledge to treat myself as I would my Best Friend, because that is who I am.
I pledge to stay in the race and to be a WINNER!

My BLC pledge: (shared by Healthygrammy49)

Signed: Lisa Burns 4/30/12




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  • v OKBACK2MEAGAIN
    emoticon BeLeaf in Yourself emoticon This is important as what you put into the challenge you will get back from m the challenge. BeLeaf that you can and you will. emoticon

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    1012 days ago
  • v FMD518
    Hello. Wishing you good luck on the BL challenge.
    1022 days ago
  • v CAROLYNINJOY1
    Congratulations on your weight loss success! Way to go! Glad you're rocking the Purple Passion Summer Team. Awesome Biggest Loser!

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    “The more you see yourself as what you’d like to become, and act as if what you want is already there, the more you’ll activate those dormant forces that will collaborate to transform your dream into your reality.” – Wayne Dyer
    1063 days ago

    Comment edited on: 7/17/2018 12:03:14 AM
  • v CAROLYNINJOY1
    Just a quick "Hello" to let you know I was thinking about you. I hope you will have a 'move your body' Monday and that you will have a better week planning your meals. Go Purple Team

    "You control the ultimate result of where you will end up, what you may become, and how successful you can be. No matter what your current circumstances are always maintain a strong belief in your ability to succeed, and then put your beliefs to work. Do so, and in time you will amaze yourself."-Nicole Wilkins
    1077 days ago
  • v no profile image KITTYLADY1259
    Thank you for all of your cheery support! I hope you have a fun weekend!
    Hugs, Glenna
    1080 days ago
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