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Be Proactive with Your Health Goals #LifeSum


Today I share how Lifesum is helping me to stick to my goal of living and eating healthier.


I'm on a journey, a life-changing journey. As a mother of 4, my life can get really hectic. As a mother of a pre-schooler it can get even worse. I remember being in the best shape of my life when I was in the military. I could run 5 miles in under an hour, do push-ups and sit-ups like there was no tomorrow and still be able to do everything that I needed to do. However, upon retiring two years ago, I have really let myself go. You don't see it but I do. For those that see my photos that I post online, you may think and say that I look great, however, what you don't really see is the belly fat and the love handles, as I like to call them. The things that truly make me feel insecure about myself, and almost stopped me from sharing the true me online.

I want to get in shape, I want to eat healthier and be healthier. What I'm going to be doing is not just for me, but also for my children. This is my body and it's my health and it's definitely worth investing in. After all I have a 5 year old who I would love to see grow up, graduate from college and get married.


Here's something that you may not know, but I want to be transparent with you. I am 5' 10" and 180lbs. My ideal weight is 160lbs, so I currently have 20lbs to lose. I know, I know, it doesn't look as if I'm overweight, but I am. I have been looking into ways for me to start monitoring what I eat, and to keep me accountable. I know that in the long run it's really all going to be me, but I wanted a head start. I recently downloaded Lifesum premium and I have to say that I love it, and I have already lost 2lbs since I have started using it. It might not seem like a lot, but when you've been struggling to lose weight, every pound is an achievement.


With Lifesum I am able to track my meals, my exercises, and also my water intake. I don't drink as much water as I should, not because I don't like drinking water, but because I don't think that I need it. However, we all know how important water is to your body. With Lifesum, I am able to see how much water I drank that day so I could do better the next day, or even catch up and drink more if I can. I was able to unlock recipes that matches my healthy eating plan that I've decided on doing, but they also have vegetarian and vegan recipes for those who follow that lifestyle.

I have started going back to the gym because I'll be taking our family summer vacation in just a few short weeks and I'd love to look great in my swimwear when I do. When I'm not able to go to the gym, I work out on my treadmill at home and use my free weights. I can track my workout so that I don't overdo it. Sometimes it's the little things that keep us in check. Lifesum premium is just what I've been looking for and I'm enjoying the full experience.


So join me on this life-changing journey. Maybe you want to lose a few pounds, or monitor what you eat. Maybe you want to start eating healthier and increase your water intake or maybe even work out more. Lifesum can help you do all that, so download Lifesum and let it help you reach your health goals.

Annmarie John
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  1. I LOVE this! I didn't really start to feel healthy until I started actively working towards a better me. You have to get up and get moving towards your goal.

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  2. I do want to lose a few pounds this year. I have been stress eating like crazy and I need to stop and get back on track.

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  3. You do look great but I understand the need to lose weight for yourself. It's pretty awesome that you want to get fit and live healthier. This app sounds amazing!

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  4. I need this! I am working to get healthier but the struggle is real. I stay so busy that I tend to make excuses. This might help me out and help me to stay on track!

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  5. I will try anything to lose those last 5-10 lbs. Lifesum seems like a great way to monitor all your intake and this will help keep track.

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  6. This is so great! I have gotten back in the gym too, it's nice to have that added motivation.

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  7. Taking control of my health is something I am struggling with. I have downloaded an app to help me track my food, water and exercise

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  8. I need to download Lifesum. I think if I keep tracking of my eating and exercise it will help me stay on track.

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  9. This looks like a great app to keep you on track! I have downloaded a few apps like this but always slowly stop using it for some reason.

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  10. Being able to easily track your meals and water intake should help a lot. Once you have that information in front of you, it's easier to make some adjustments.

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  11. This seems like a really great app! I have about 20lbs to lose as well. I am 150 but only 5 foot 2! My son is almost 9 months old now and I still need to get this baby weight off.

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  12. Now this sounds all sorts of awesome! I definitely need some help with my health goals this year - I'm going to check this out!

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  13. I really need to download this. I am so bad about keeping track of things like water intake.

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  14. I love it when people decide to live healthier and make healthier choices. You are absolutely right, this isn't just for you but for your loved ones as well. It's always good to focus on your health and to make the right decisions when it comes to your body. This app is a blessing and I'd love to try it!

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  15. This is such a handy tool. It always helps a ton to be able to see it written down.

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  16. This is app is on point! Girl, you look great but I definitely need to lose a few.

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  17. Good luck with your weight loss goal Annmarie! I'm not overweight either, but I'd feel better if I could tighten up my mom belly and lose about 5-10 pounds for the sake of my joints. I have autoimmune rheumatoid arthritis so less weight feels better when I move, and with 3 sons, I'm always moving. Thanks for this app recommendation, I am supposed to be tracking what I eat in my health journal but I haven't done well with it lately.

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  18. I also need to lose a few pounds I put on the colder months here. So, thanks for the goal setting here as I truly need to get on this ASAP, as well now.

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  19. Apps can be so helpful. I like to track things and it helps keep me accountable. I am drinking my breakfast shake right now.

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  20. This is a must for me. After 7 babies and a round of gestational diabetes things just aren't the same and I need to get back on track! - jeanine

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  21. Oh I am going to download this! I need to really start being accountable for my health!

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  22. I so need this in my life! Downloading it today!

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  23. This looks like a fab app, I am always looking for ways to be more proactive and since I always have my phone with me it would be a great way to keep track!

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  24. Thanks for letting me know about this app. Its not that I need to lose or gain weight. It is just watching what I eat that I need to track. I'm downloading this today and see if it helps me.

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  25. I could use this app to keep track of my water intake and my food intake. I have a bad habit of not eating when I get in the writing zone and know that isn't healthy at all.

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  26. I love how technology can help you reach your goals. An app that lets you keep track of your fitness and food intake can really make a difference.

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  27. omg there is an app for everything and this one is so helpful! I normally just write my meals in my notes but this would be so much easier!

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  28. I think this just might be the perfect thing for me, a motivator is what I need to get me going.

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  29. I've never really been able to figure out why I don't drink enough water. I definitely could benefit from this app. I'm slim, but that doesn't mean healthy. I definitely get more tired than I should and eat a lot more ice cream than I should!

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  30. This is smart. I could definitely use this app. I would love to remember to drink water and eat regularly.

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  31. This app sounds absolutely amazing to helps us with our hectic schedule. I am sometimes forgetful so this is perfect for me.

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  32. This is the first time I have heard of lifesum!!! It's always a great feeling to loose those few extra pounds so I may have to download this app!

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  33. I'm going to check out LifeSum! It seems like a really good app and I've been wanting a better way to keep track of what I eat!

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  34. I would love to be able to keep track of my health, not for myself but for my family who depends on me. I cannot me a great mom if my body is not in tip top shape. I will check out this Lifesum

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  35. Wow, this is really great news, one app just for everything you need to be healthier! Kudos to the people behind Lifesum. I would love to have this app!

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  36. I really need to stick to my health goals this summer! I will look into this app!!

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  37. I just started a new health and fitness plan 2 weeks ago. So far I'm loving these healthy changes and having a gym membership again. I am also 5'10 and 180 lbs. I'd like to get down to 165. I'm going to try this app!

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  38. I too need to drink more water, or at least keep track of it so I know if I drink enough. I'm going look into that app. Thanks!

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  39. I need to jump on this journey. I have to do better with my health for so many reasons, plus I want to lose weight and get back in shape!

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