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Team Name: Summer Has Started Cleanse!
Members: 55
Location: 10023



Last posted: Thursday, July 18, 2013, 11:43 PM

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Members profiles:
Having turned 65 this year, I recognize that, if I wish to continue my active and independent lifestyle for many years to come, it is up to me to take the best possible care of my body and mind. I intend to do that through detoxing, cleansing, dropping weight, increasing my exercise levels, and feeding my mind with all things positive. PEERtrainer seemed like a great place to start.

I'm a 38yr old stay at home mom. I have gone up and down in weight since my last child. 5yrs ago I found out I have hypothyroidism and it is a battle just to maintain. I hate having to watch everything I eat and just back slid 10 months ago from the first significant progress I had been making.

I am a mother of two sassy, funny little divas. I love history, art, traveling and fitness. I have completed 5 10k races and am always looking for a new challenge. At only 5'1" I am considered obese, although I don't feel that way. Through diet and exercise I lost 70 pounds, and kept it off for 3 years but after a very difficult, emotionally challenging year I gained back 30 pounds. In many ways I feel like I am starting from scratch but I am ready and excited to finally reach my goal!

Retired in December 2011 after working 45 years for the Federal Government. Loving retirement. I lost 95 pounds with lap band surgery in 2005 but have gained 60 back since June 2010 You can cut portions but if you aren't eating right......

live with my partner, work full time, no children. active. running a half marathon for the first time in october. Main problem is inconsistency. All or nothing approach means I lose then put on then lose. Have successfully cut down on sugar, need to do the same with wine, but like to drink ! looking for moderation and new approach over the long term. have tried weight watchers and been successful but cannot muster enthusiasm to go to meetings any more. Point system does work for me though. need support of accountability etc.

I am 44, wife and mother of 3 boys. I love to exercise but find that I am always making excuses or I am too busy with my other daily activities with my kids and home.

57 yr old accountant, diagnosed with Type Ii three years ago after quitting smoking and putting on 20 lbs. No meds yet, and I want to keep it that way so I really need to lose some weight permanently.

I am 33 years old, recently married, living in the UK. I love acting, sewing and living in different cultures. I need to lose about 30 pounds, I would like to start running again, but am a bit scared to since I tore the cartilage in my knee last time I trained for a 10km run. I currently do Zumba twice a week and walk a bit but am looking to really increase this.

53 year old architect. Married. Two children in college. Work out of my home. At least 50 pounds overweight.

I'm 50 years old and tired of being overweight! Last year I lost around 40 lbs., but gained about 10 back during the Christmas holidays. I started a fitness program with a personal trainer in January and gained another 10 lbs... I have been maintaining for the past month and feel that even though I have to really push myself to workout (I don't get those promised endorphins!!) I am in a really good routine and can now focus on the food side of things. I am currently following the PT Cheat System and have joined the Point of No Return Program..... and with the help of everyone here at PEERtrainer I aim to reach my goal and stay there!!

Military wife of 10 years with a precious 14.5 year old black lab and 1.5 year old black lab. I love to read, quilt, sew, workout, and fish with the hubby.

I have been working out and thoughtfully eating for 5 years, but never any change. My body is in shape, just not the ultimate shape I think it should be with all that I do.

My most recent health challenge was breast cancer in 2011. I had surgery but no chemo or radiation. I am a member of Inspire Health integrative Cancer care clinic using therapies for body healing e.g. acupuncture, diet, meditation, exercise etc. My background is nursing; author; Cordon Bleu trained chef, which incorporated live and media shows back before cable was established. I am now enjoying a new, full life in retirement, and trying to attain optimum wellness.

Milestone birthday next year. Want to enter next decade excited without the extra pounds. Passion is downhill skiing. No exercise last 5 months due to injury, so more weight gain.

I am 54 years old and I work with special needs children.

58 year old special education teacher.

I'm almost 37 years old, single and have 2 fur babies (cats). I live by myself so it's really easy to throw in the towel and fall off the wagon. I need to grow up a little when it comes to some personal habits like eating a healthy diet, exercising and keeping a more organized home. I started a new job almost a year ago, which I absolutely love, but it's also very stressful. I feel like I'm super organized and successful at work, but I have nothing leftover for myself when I get home.

Age 59, elementary teacher, nana to 15 grandkids, fairly active, love gardening, reading, traveling

I am 25 years old and have had self esteem issues (all weight and body related) ever since I can remember. I go through yo-yo cycles of losing and gaining between 10-12 kg. I have done this now 5-6 times, where I have fluctuated so greatly in size (as I am only 5"1 in height). I am deeply depressed about the way a look and have been for over 10 years. The thoughts on how I look consume me. There isn't a day that goes by where I don't stop and look in the mirror and have obsessively negative thought about myself. As a teenager I remember crying myself to sleep every night because I felt so ugly, I would get out of sports day and all PE lessons because I was so embarrassed. As I have quit smoking (to become healthier) I have gained more than 5kg and feel so awful about it. I feel that I have replaced my smoking addiction with an eating addiction. This is what I have been afraid of for so long, this is why I put off quitting. I have so many memories if feeling like my old self where I am becoming more and more reserved and lacking in confidence. I want to enjoy life and become happy. This is why I have decided that this is it! I am changing my life and breaking this cycle. I'm finally going to set myself free and be the person that I want to be!

I am 50 years old. I am 5' 3" and I weigh 241 lbs. I've been at this weight for 17 years, but now I want to be healthy. I can't wait to detox!!

Age 54 ,married, work in daycare. Have two children that are on their own.

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