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christy102194

christy102194
Date Joined: March 23, 2013
Last Online: April 18, 2021
Birthday: October 21, 1994
Country: United States
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About Me

Hello there!

You have stumbled upon the profile of a true swap-bot addict!!!

ZAZZLE is the site where I make all my custom addy labels, stickers, swap cards, and more! SO many swappers have asked me how I get my stuff made. If you wanna check it out, please use my Zazzle referral below! :)

My Zazzle link!

For the BOOK LOVERS: My BOTM referral link

Motivate me!

So over the years I've struggled with my weight, due to bad eating habits and being a couch potato that never exercised. Towards the end of high school I decided to make a change, and I'm never looking back.

MY STORY:

At my heaviest I weighed 230 lbs... Even at 5' 11", that was considered obese. I had experienced cycles of binge-eating followed by cutting off food - a terrible cycle. I was at dangerous health risks before entering high school. Gym kicked my butt, and I had dropped down to 200 lbs by [around] sophomore year.

Junior/senior year was when I decided to join a local gym, and I began seriously working hard on my weight. I got down to around 180-190 lbs post-high school.

Entering my freshman year in college, I had so much coursework and stress and I fell back into my old habits. The stress would make me want to eat, and then I would feel guilty about what I was eating and then end up eating more. I was definitely a binge-eater. Still between 180 and 190 lbs, I was overweight.

After leaving a degree that left me feeling overworked, underappreciated, and unsatisfied, I finally found a field of study I really loved. Sure there was still stress and all... But liking what you do makes things a lot better. I had more time to work on my body and health as well, and worked my way down to 170 lbs - a normal BMI!

Now, in 2016, I have reached 160 lbs, with my goal body weight in the near future! My blood pressure has gone down as well as my resting heart rate. I am able to participate in athletic activities I never used to be able to.

I have come so far, and it hasn't been easy. Every day I learn to love my body and become more mindful of my eating. I am working on indulging in foods I love without the guilt - a practice of meditation. I look forward to what the future holds for me, and I refuse to give up That's my story so far :)

Never give up on what matters most to you!

STUFF I LOVE [wish list ^^]

If it's a package swap, I'm really into...

-anything Tuca and Bertie themed ^^

-anything UNICORN-themed!

-ANYTHING from Lush Cosmetics

-Kawaii anything. Especially plushies and letter sets!

-Art materials: Copic markers, Prismacolor colored pencils.

-anything PUSHEEN! ^^ This cat is my SPIRIT ANIMAL ^^

-Tokidoki ANYTHING!!! - OBSESSED with Simone Legno's art! ESPECIALLY ANY of the blind box figurines - LOVE.

-Rick and Morty stuff: comics, T shirts, art...

-Bojack Horseman stuff

-Paperchase brand journals ARE THE BEST.

-Precise v7 colored pens [I swear by these for journaling. No lie.]

-boxed postcard sets

If you are sending clothing...

I wear a size M women's T-shirt and a size 10 pants. Size 10 women's shoe.

If the swap has a food theme / option...

-weird-flavored nut butters why stop at simple peanut butter??

-pumpkin spice anything

-anything you can find at Trader Joe's [lol]

-Vegan / plant-based food items, especially CHOCOLATE!

ATCs

I love to draw! ATCs are a great way to use my creativity in a swap-able, share-able way(:

I prefer to hand-draw my ATCs because it is my preferred medium and keeps postage reasonable.

Some of my favorite media when creating ATCs or other art works are:

  • Prismacolor colored pencil
  • mixed media
  • pencil
  • Faber Castell Pitt Pen

I love YOUR ART!!!

Hobbies ETC

In my spare time I enjoy reading a TON. [A TON.] I have an obsession with Goodreads - if you want to add me here is the link to my profile :) There are ALWAYS more than 50 books on my "currently reading" and WAY to many on my "to-read" :P

https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/4996577-christy

An ACTUAL gif of me trying to find a book in my collection ^

I really enjoy snailmail obviously and postcrossing is my favorite :)

I also occasionally enjoy videogames, and I play multiple genres / multiple platforms. 3DS/Wii/WiiU/Xbox/PC you name it!

My music taste? ECLECTIC as can be... I literally listen to any and all.

Some of my all-time favorites are Animal Crossing [all of them] and Sims 3.

Ratings

Rita rated for Stuff the Mailbox #27 on Apr 17, 2021
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Comment: Thanks!
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Comment: Thank you so much I loved your letter and the kawaii paper was so Adorable
KyraSmith rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 124! on Apr 13, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the card :)
Fabriqueen rated for 🐈Cat Postcard Swap USA #19 on Apr 5, 2021
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Comment: I love the Yoga Cat! Thank you so much! Have a wonderful day! Hugs, Diane
howdyholly rated for Coloring Collab 2021 #3 on Apr 4, 2021
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Comment: Thank you.
debbiespoms rated for Adult Coloring PC #107 INTL on Apr 3, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the amazing Sharks coloring PC!
Cellolady rated for TGIF Weekend Notecard #237 on Apr 1, 2021
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Fairydollmilk rated for 📚Book-Themed PC Swap USA #4 on Mar 28, 2021
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Comment: Thanks for the neat card. What a neat library. This month I fell back a bit on my reading goals but some books I recently finished this year are Annihilation by Jeff VanderMeer and My perfect life by Lynda Barry which is more of a comic but Have you read any of her stuff?
megan1230 rated for 📚Book-Themed PC Swap USA #4 on Mar 27, 2021
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Comment: Great postcard! I just finished reading Stella by Starlight and I'm about to read Wings of Fire.
brooklynbunch rated for 🐈Cat Postcard Swap USA #19 on Mar 24, 2021
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Comment: I like the cat yoga card--thank you! I've been doing yoga online for the last couple of months, since in-person classes were cancelled last march. Susan (brooklynbunch)
Maddashin rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 124! on Mar 15, 2021
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Comment: Ty
kayebubbly rated for Stuff the Mailbox #27 on Mar 14, 2021
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Comment: Hello! I got your resend! thank you for re sending it :)
nuieng rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 124! on Mar 13, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the postcard!
matt319 rated for Stuff the Mailbox #27 on Mar 6, 2021
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SETSigningOFF rated for Adult Coloring PC #104 INTL on Mar 6, 2021
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Comment: I received your card, thanks.
LizzieC rated for Stuff the Mailbox #27 on Mar 6, 2021
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beachchicken rated for Coloring Collab 2021 #2 on Mar 5, 2021
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Comment: Love this spring time postcard! I am awaiting the warmer weather. Have a great day!
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Comment: Thanks for the cute card and stickers!
Pcescareno rated for Stuff the Mailbox #27 on Mar 1, 2021
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Comment: thank you for such a wonderful mail i loved everything
heidiblooms rated for Postcrossing Obsessed?! 124! on Feb 27, 2021
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Comment: Thank you for the cute PC!

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Comments

bringitb on Feb 7, 2021:

Hi! Just made two new swaps in the Washi Tape Lovers group. I’d love to have you join in the fun! =)

SeleneW on Jan 6, 2021:

Happy New Year and Welcome Back!

wolfeagle on Dec 24, 2020:

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SeleneW on Dec 3, 2020:

Hello! And Merry Christmas!

LindaW on Oct 22, 2020:

Happy Belated Birthday to you!🎁

SeleneW on Aug 13, 2020:

Thank you for the RAK! I love it!

Snaileditcrafts on Jun 11, 2020:

Hi Christy! I just sent out the swap, "Summer ATC Series INTL 1/9 - Summer Fruits!" Have a wonderful Summer! l

Mimosagirl on Mar 24, 2020:

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stopping by to say hello and don't forget to wash hands! :) Take care and stay well.

cherlita on Mar 19, 2020:

Animal Crossing NH 🏝️Profile Decoration INTL

Enjoy Animal Crossing!

Cherlita

witchyv on Mar 17, 2020:

Animal Crossing NH Profile Deco Swap!

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