3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community  

Go Back   3 Fat Chicks on a Diet Weight Loss Community > Support Forum > Support Groups > 100 lb. Club

Thank you

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 04-25-2008, 11:19 AM   #1
start march 29 2008
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: ontario
Posts: 255

S/C/G: 286/140/135

Height: 5'4''

Default Thank you

I just wanted to express my thanks for this site. I started on my life change on March 28 2008 and if it wasn't for this site I am not sure I would still be committed and moving forward. 150 lbs of weight loss seemed daunting at first. In fact when I woke up on March 28 and decided that I was changing my life- my health and the way i eat there was no way I was going to get on a scale. I found this site and started looking at it differently- it can be a motivator. When I saw the number on the scale I was devastated. It is funny I on my spreadsheets I am tracking 86 lbs and down not 286. I am afraid someone will see it. As if they don't realize I am fat just by looking at me. Ridiculous. Anyway, not fat as a teenager, but I have always had body image issues. Anorexic at age 14 due to some family stress stituations. Gained some at university. Lost 30 lbs before I got married 19 yrs ago- stayed fit and active but stopped getting on the scales. Weight krept up- 2 children- then lost about 90 lbs (220-130 around 8-9 yrs ago)yada, yada.
So why am I thankful. This site drives home how many of us have the same story the same struggles. Weight loss the first two weeks were great, nothing really in week 3. If I hadn't searched your site and realized it was the loss of water in the first two weeks balancing out, I might have given up.
I don't have a problem with will power once I make my decision, but if i get frustrated that is a different story. I have also realized that I need to stop looking for reasons for my weight gain. The bottom line is I like food. There was nothing better for me than sitting down with a good book and a bag of doritos. No more. I also know that I will need to monitor my daily food intake and weight for the rest of my life or I will gain the weight back as I did previously.
I know that I will gain strength from reading other posts through my journey, it really helps to see everyones successes and frustrations.
Thanks!! This time it is for good.
lifechange is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-25-2008, 11:44 AM   #2
Tai
Senior Member
 
Tai's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Posts: 1,471

S/C/G: 272/136/maintaining

Height: 5'4"

Default

A warm welcome to you! 3FC's is a wonderful site to be sure. Try not to get overwhelmed by the total amount you'd like to lose; just take it one pound at a time and you'll get there!
Tai is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2008, 11:52 AM   #3
Former Quitter
 
GirlyGirlSebas's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Atlanta
Posts: 5,500

S/C/G: 310/310/180

Height: 5'7

Default

I'm so glad you decided to join us. And, keeping track of he number 86 rather than the whole pictre (286) is not such a bad idea.
__________________
- Rhonda

"Live the life you've always imagined." Henry David Thoreau


GirlyGirlSebas is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2008, 12:40 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
findingfawn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2008
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 1,700

S/C/G: high285/resrart276/ticker/140

Height: 5'3"

Default

I love the idea of the 86 instead of the big picture. I'm so happy you have joined us! We all have so much to learn and share with each other!
__________________
~~Sommer~~
Determined to find "Fawn", the skinny chick within me!


findingfawn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-26-2008, 01:35 PM   #5
Senior Member
 
michellenew's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 426

S/C/G: 250/242/150

Height: 5'7''

Default

Glad that you decided to join us! 3fc rocks!
michellenew
__________________
100 LB GOAL

michellenew is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply
Posts by members, moderators and admins are not considered medical advice
and no guarantee is made against accuracy.


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 06:03 PM.






Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.6.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Search Engine Optimization by vBSEO 3.3.2