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Old 05-13-2009, 04:10 PM   #1
1 day at a time!
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Red face Getting around to Introducing Myself

to the 100lb Club Finally .

I've been reading this board everyday since mid-April and slowly working up to actually joining in - It seems like today is the day! Everyone here is really amazing and positive - I wish all my friends were like everyone here! I'd hang out with them more

I have learned more about weight loss this past month than ever before. I always heard drink 8 glasses of water but never knew why! (I used to just drink 8 glasses of liquid.. Juice and Coffee were my FAVS and only choice!)

I have initially been eating low-carb (more like a Pre-Atkins Induction because I have slipped up a few times). I really have been missing some comfort foods (yoghurts and fruit mainly). I know Atkins will introduce it back in eventually, but with so much to loose (130lbs) It is going to be a long time. Sigh.

Anyways... Just wanted to introduce myself properly - Here is to my journey of losing 130lbs, becoming fit and learning to Maintain my weight loss for life.
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Old 05-13-2009, 04:17 PM   #2
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Welcome emmalee! Quite the semi-lurker myself, but I totally agree with you that these forums are amazing - the people here really are fantastic

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Old 05-13-2009, 04:21 PM   #3
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Welcome to 3fcs!
Height: 6'2
Starting weight/ Current low weight/"redline" weight
Total: 267.6 pounds.

I will do the Komen 60 mile walk for breast cancer again this year!!
Next goal is 175: Pounds from goal = 4.2.
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Old 05-13-2009, 04:47 PM   #4
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It's great to have you! I look forward to reading your posts...
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Old 05-13-2009, 04:53 PM   #5
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Welcome Emmalee! You'll find lots of great support here.
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Old 05-13-2009, 05:50 PM   #6
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Hello there, EmmaLee!

I suspected we had another ninja warrior lurking in the shadows, but you guys are so darn effective at being sneaky, I could never spot you! Boy, did you surprise us when you de-cloaked next to the ice dispenser at 100+ headquarters --- I was so shocked I fell off the pogo stick!

Seriously, I am very glad you decided to take the big step out into the light and join us in our quest to become healthy, active and dangerously silly people here on the board. I agree that this is one of the most supportive, well-informed group of people I have ever run into. You know that there is a lot more on this site than the great communities, right? Recipes, fitness and health articles, even shopping links --- just go to the home page of this wonderful site: http://www.3fatchicks.com/

I look forward to hearing more about your weight loss adventure --- and, of course, learning the secret ninja tricks for slaying those obnoxious pounds of fat! WELCOME!

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Old 05-13-2009, 08:33 PM   #7
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Old 05-13-2009, 10:39 PM   #8
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"Nobody in life gets exactly what they thought they were going to get. But if you work really hard and you're kind, amazing things will happen." - Conan O'Brien
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Old 05-13-2009, 11:13 PM   #9
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Welcome EmmaLee! My starting stats are very similar to yours (as is my name, haha)! I just wanted to say that I know you can do it and that you'll find lots of help and advice here!

“Always behave like a duck — keep calm and unruffled on the surface but paddle like the devil underneath.” –Jacob Braude
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Old 05-14-2009, 03:20 PM   #10
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Welcome welcome!!!
On my own personal journey I started on September 27, 2008
Starting weight 377, Weight in spring of 2010 198, Weight in August 2011? In the 240's.
Still plugging along on this weight loss highway!
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