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Kick Start for Softball mom! 

Posted by softballmom41 on Feb 4, 2010 2:01:12 PM

Who wants to get active??  I DO!  Well, here I go! I was so excited to be chosen to participate in this great opportunity. Luckily, I stumbled across this from looking into coaching tips on the active website.  I applied, and next thing you know I'm blogging for the first time!      I am 37 years old and live in southern California.  I have three beautiful daughters and a great husband! I am so blessed to be able to stay home and raise my girl's. They are involved in softball, dance, piano, church and school activities. I don't know how I keep up sometimes.  I have realized that I have lost myself and the things that I like to do to keep myself fit.      It's time for mom to get healthy!  It's time for mom to start feeling good about 'mom'.  When I do this, everyone benefits. I know that this program will give me the kick start that I need to be on my way to success!  I was very athletic growing up, and never had weight issues.  I was the thin one!  I love sports and especially softball! Well, as I got older, had kids, and neglected exercise, things didn't look or feel so good anymore. Sure, I've gone on diets and lost weight, but I now realize I need to make it a lifestyle change. Also, when reality hits, it's a little scary!  My father is on his third cancer, has had numerous strokes, diabetes, and most recently open-heart surgery. I need to make changes now! I want to be around for a long time. I want to see my girl's grow up to marry and have children of their own. I want to run and play without the aches and pains.  I love being active and am excited to start this journey. I would love to lose about 65 pounds by the end of the year. But, as for this eight week plan, I want to challenge myself and work hard to achieve a realistic, attainable goal. I look forward to team support, advice, and encouragement along the way!       We can do this!  Let's Rock 'n' Roll!

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