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Rebirth – Sprint to May Challenge – My Story

Today, I’m featuring Gabrielle’s challenge bio. Gabrielle, author of allkindsoflovelies, is our resident makeup and beauty product guru. She is brilliant in her assessments of products and I highly recommend you read some of her reviews. Gabrielle, has faced a lot of obstacles throughout her life, and no one would have blamed her if she decided to give in, but she didn’t. Instead, Gabrielle is choosing to fight and work to achieve her goals. She is seeing this Challenge as her rebirth. Read the rest of her story in her bio and find out just why she makes this group of participants truly amazing.

Gabrielle Angevine

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In the spirit of ‘having confidence is the best beauty tip,’ I’ve decided to dive in and write this post. As a newbie to the WordPress community, I stumbled upon CarolinaFitness and her blog New Found Fitness. They are doing a “Sprint to May Challenge” to support and encourage participants to work out and get more fit and healthy by May 2014. While I’m tempted to give up this fruitless battle of trying to lose weight, I woke up feeling quite angry with my defeatist attitdue.

MY STORY:

I’m 43-years old and I’ve been overweight my entire life, and I’m a real emotional eater. I gained 30 pounds when my father died in 2000 and 25 pounds in the summer of 2012 when I became sick and needed lots of medications to help me through.

I have a very bad ankle which severely restricts my life. I have a handicap placard, can’t walk any…

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About carolinafitness

Determined to succeed so that I can live the healthy and happy life that I know I'm capable of. Everything else there is to know about me will be aired in the blog with time.

2 responses »

  1. You can do this! Were here to support each other.

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  2. Keep up the good fight, Gabrielle! I’m happy that you’re doing this challenge.

    Reply

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