My Story: My Triumphs // My Goals // My Dreams // My Why
My interests include health and fitness as I am learning to become a personal trainer. As of October 10, 2008 I passed my NASM written exam. Woo Hoo! I am a model and actor always looking to grow in this field. I have two beautiful children who are grown and a wonderful loving husband who supports all of my endeavors.
More About My Life Story and What Made Me ME
My sponser is Dena Anne
My Transformation Experiences: (start point / obstacles / milestones / triumphs)
My transformation came after my mother passed away from lung cancer. I realized as I sat there on the edge of her hospital bed that she had sacrificed for everyone in her life and there was still so much more for her to do. The regrets of not having done all the things she wanted to do carried over to me. I had always said I would live to be 116 with all of my faculties because I enjoyed the Bi-Centenial so much I thought I would stick around for the Tri-Centenial. Those words and all of the dreams I had hidden away in my heart came flooding back to me. It was then I became aware that time wouldn't wait for me. With the support of my family and the help of a personal trainer, I worked very hard and competed in 3 NPC competitions. I never came in first but that was okay. Having the guts to walk on stage was quite a triumph of it's own. I have taken a year and a half off from the stage. It's time once again to set the bar and reach as far as I can. Win or lose, I know I will give it my all. I plan to have fun doing it too!
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Well, so far, aside from having some really great pictures and coments, I have done a shoot for Sony corporation. I did hear they loved the pictures and hope to work with me again. I would really enjoy that too.
One thing I almost always forget to mention. I got to be in a Meadowgold Milk commercial. Of course that was when I was in high school......
In becoming the ME i desire to be, I Dare myself to master my empowerment in the following ways AND here is why:
Don't wait to follow your dreams. You have nothing to lose. If you don't like it, go back to what you were doing. At least then you will know you didn't miss out on something that was very special.
I Feel Passionate About:
Hi! My name is Debra. I am 49 years young and loving each day. My background is the dental field for the last 30+ years. I have since embarked on a quest to start over from scratch.
Type of People I want to Associate With // Learn From and Why:
Currently, I work with a dental temp agency as it allows me more freedom with my schedule in the event of a shoot.
I am on several modeling web sites, LA Castings and currently listed with Central Casting in Burbank, Ca.
Lesson That Changed My Life / People who Inspire(d) ME
My Message to You (and all those who relate to ME and my Story)
I am so grateful for the love from my family and friends. I am so glad to have my health. AFter the sudden death of my father on Jan 20th of 2009, I am now accutely aware of my mortality so I choose to live each day as if it were the last day on earth.
Dena Anne Weiner
Web Presence / Awards / Recognition / Self-Plugs:
I love the excitement and the friends I have made. My motivation is my health and my dreams of one day being on television either in a commercial or sydicated show. I have to say, I also love the way I feel when I am "show ready". I feel alive and sexy. It is an honor when a friend or stranger approaches me and tells me I inspire them. Wow! It gives life and all of the hard work meaning beyond myself.
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My current goals are starting a mobile training company with my best friend whom I finally convinced to move from Chicago. We have a bit more to learn but we are both NASM certified and raring to go! She has managed the personal training division at Bally's so she brings a wealth of knowlage with her. I am very grateful.
I continue to dental assist on a temp basis as this free's my schedule up for the occasional shoot and of course, my own training.
I am also very happy and grateful for the friend I found in Dena Weiner. She has helped a great deal with my motivation and energy level. She coached me on my visits to her house, also via e-mail and phone calls. Dena is amazing and just finished her 80th competition. What an inspiration!
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Greetings Debra Jean. I want to congratulate you for your birthday. I wish you the best of the best in your special day and enjoy it to the maximum in company of your dear beings. I hope your birthday brings to you the good luck for your next projects. Congratulations again and keep going on. An affectionate greeting and hug of my part.
Thanks Debra...just mostly eating tuna and chicken, with salad, veggies, and some rice, and lots of protein shakes too...trying to tweak it to keep the results coming, but as long as I`m avoiding those nasty cookies I seem to be ok...they`re just SO darn good:( LOL