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February 12th, 2009, 01:01 PM
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I'm Heather, Mommy to Addison.

I have always been overweight my whole life, but the summer of my Senior year in high school I was bound and determined to loose weight so I did it the unhealthy way...I just quit eating. Now, I would eat a little like maybe one healthy choice meal a day....and drink tea....but that was it.

My body started having issue with that of course.

I got my eating under control when I met my hubby and gained a few pounds. My smallest was 145 even with the bad eating habits. I would really like to be around 180 again. Honestly, it's achieveable I'm sure. I'm 253 right now. I'm setting a goal for myself of getting at least to 217 where I was before I had my daughter almost 2 years ago.

I recently tried WW and failed at it of course when I didn't succeed loosing weight like I'd hoped. I felt good though.

My daughter had colic, then ear infections, and now just being a cranky clingy toddler keeps me from exercising.

CAN YOU GUYS HELP ME! I did go to the doctor for my cold and my blood pressure was elevated. I'm only 30 and I really don't need to start having health problems.

I want to look sexy for my husband again instead of a fat blob.
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February 12th, 2009, 01:07 PM
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welcome! You are definitely a step forward already with your decision to do this in a healthy way. A lot of your story reminds me of myself! I did the same thing in 7th grade and yeah, I saw results but it was unhealthy and I got sick and as soon as I started eating again it came back like THAT. I was 247 the day I delivered my almost 15 month old and today I am 176. It is very achievable for you!!!! You can do it and these ladies are AWESOME motivators!
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February 12th, 2009, 01:13 PM
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Hi and welcome my name is Becky i am 25 i have 3 kids scottie 4, haley 3 and katie 1 on sunday... i started out at 243 on Jan 1 and lost 20lbs and am now 223 i dont have will power and need to stop makeing excuses not exercise lol but i feel where you at the girls are great here i could have never done this without these girls deff start filling out the food adn exercise chart that keeps me on my tippy toes good luck
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February 12th, 2009, 01:32 PM
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Hi there! welcome to our board, we are more than happy to have you here. We all need to be a team and be supportive to one another. I don't want you to think that if you aren't losing weight that you're not welcome. If you need extra TLC we want to try to do what we can.

I know many of us has been losing weight lately and we want that for you too, healthy of course!
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February 12th, 2009, 01:44 PM
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Welcome!! You've definitely come to the right place! This ladies on this board are so supportive and friendly. Make some healthy changes and stick around and you WILL lose weight!! And take a look at some of the Before/After weight loss pics. They're really inspiring.
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February 12th, 2009, 02:56 PM
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