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Assignment 2 - Jackie Gaylis ID: 1679998 This past summer I...

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Jackie Gaylis ID: 1679998 This past summer I was hit with a wake up call—I was on the path towards diabetes. My doctor sat me down and told me that if I didn’t loose the 20 pounds I had gained from my freshman year at Emory, I was bound to become diabetic and fall into the category of medically obese. For a 5’1’’ nineteen year old girl, the news struck me loud and clear; I needed to make a life style change. In high school, no matter what season it was, I was always playing a sport. From tennis to soccer to softball, I always kept myself busy and active with fitness and athletics. Having won numerous awards for my achievements, I knew I wanted to continue to grow as an athlete and possibly play a sport when I would attend Emory in Fall 2009. After exploring my athletic options for college, I came to the conclusion that playing a sport in college would not work out for me, but I promised myself to stay active. Even though I kept telling myself that I would stay healthy and fit, I completely let myself spiral into a downward hole. My freshman year of college I had gained 18 pounds resulting in adding pre-
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This note was uploaded on 02/15/2012 for the course ANTHRO 231 taught by Professor Dr.lampl during the Spring '11 term at Emory.

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