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

Just wanted to share...

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 08-20-2009, 12:37 PM   #1
Junior Member
 
scgirl1080's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 20

S/C/G: 300/282/175

Height: 5'11"

Default Just wanted to share...

I just joined 3FC yesterday, so I am still getting the hang of this. I am 28 years old, have a 10 year old son & a great boyfriend (of almost 2 years).
I have gradually put weight on over the years & in the past 3, my weight has yo-yo'd a LOT. I started weight watchers back at the end of 06 & lost about 25 pounds. Then my ex & I started having problems & he left. Therefore, I lost another 30 (stress diet). I met my boyfriend later that year & started putting the weight back on. Meanwhile, I went to the doctor & found out my thyroid level was VERY high. After about 9 months of going back to the Dr. every couple months, they finally got my level right. Since then I have continued to gain weight & I am now the heaviest I have ever been in my life. I am so embarrased about myself & the way I look. The last few months, I have really been trying to focus on what I am eating, but still do not seem to be loosing. Tuesday night I decided I have had ENOUGH! A little boy at football practice (maybe 4 years old) asked me why I was so fat. I told him I don't know and I after he walked away, I CRIED. That was it for me. I went home & rode my stationary bike 3 miles. I felt great afterward. Yesterday I kept track of my calories & rode the bike another 3 miles & walked a mile on the treadmill. I am drinking lots of water & one Green Tea a day. This morning I rode the bike harder, but only for 2.5 miles. I am going to walk a mile durning my lunch again. I am not trying to push myself too hard, but I know I have to do this full force for me to stick with it. Like many out there, if I dont see results soon, I get discouraged & give up. I have many reasons to loose this weight (cruise in Nov, cousins wedding in April, hopefully my wedding soon(no, he has not asked yet, but I am hoping), more babie, etc) but the main reason I want to loose this is for ME & my family. I want to be happy with myself, to be able to do things with my family & to be there for many many more years.

Thanks for listening to my long story
I have many people to support me, but it is so nice to have thousands here that have been and are going through what I am.
Good Luck to all!
scgirl1080 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2009, 12:46 PM   #2
Kae
. * . * . * . * . * . * .
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Posts: 1,141

Default



It sounds like you are off to a great start. I would just say to make sure you are eating enough calories still if you are going to be exercising at full force when you first start out.

Good job, keep us posted, and I'm sure you'll be seeing and feeling results in no time!

Last edited by Kae : 08-20-2009 at 12:47 PM.
Kae is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2009, 01:06 PM   #3
Junior Member
 
scgirl1080's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Posts: 20

S/C/G: 300/282/175

Height: 5'11"

Default

Thank you Kae!
And congrats on your success so far!
scgirl1080 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2009, 01:12 PM   #4
Senior Member
 
shasha17a's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2009
Location: California
Posts: 426

Height: 6'1

Default

Welcome! Sounds like you are doing a great job so far.
shasha17a is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2009, 01:24 PM   #5
Diane
 
Slashnl's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2007
Location: Colorado
Posts: 4,442

S/C/G: 294/228.8/180

Height: 5'6"

Default

Welcome! Let me tell you that you can do this. You are definitely young enough so that you can have a restart for the rest of your life! (Some of us take a little longer to figure it out, but......)

Good luck to you! Keep posting. It really helps.
__________________


This time, I'm going to be stronger, I'm not giving in. - Rudimental
Slashnl is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2009, 01:31 PM   #6
Senior Member
 
ajowens's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 646

S/C/G: 180/180/130

Height: 5'2"

Default

WELCOME TO 3FC!!! We are delighted to have you here!
__________________
~ I am proud to hold my head low with my tail between my legs if it means that I am back here and trying again. ~




ajowens is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2009, 01:46 PM   #7
Senior Member
 
kuhrisuh's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,011

S/C/G: 249/175/149

Height: 5'8"

Default

00h I'm the same way - if I don't see physical results, I wanna give up. But WE CANT! It sounds like you're doing this for all the right reasons. Stay strong and you CAN do this! Good luck!
__________________


Mini goal -




Ultimate goal -

kuhrisuh is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2009, 01:48 PM   #8
Mind-Mouth-Muscle-Motion
 
Judy Lynn's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2008
Location: Alberta, Canada
Posts: 1,278

S/C/G: 274/ticker/174

Height: 5'10"

Default

Welcome!
__________________
Calorie Counter
Judy Lynn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2009, 01:49 PM   #9
Resident Pixie
 
Onederchic's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: Upstate NY
Posts: 14,659

S/C/G: Pant Size - 28/12/8

Height: 5'2"

Default

Welcome to 3FC and good luck with your goals
__________________
Stopped smoking October 21, 2008
Made it to Onederland July 16, 2009


Transformation in Pictures

My Facebook


Achievement seems to be connected with action. Successful men and women keep moving. They make mistakes, but they don't quit.
- Conrad Hilton

Disclaimer: I am not a registered dietitian, nutritionist, any kind of health professional or fitness expert...I'm just a woman who's lost 161.5 pounds so far with a lot of hard work.
Onederchic is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2009, 01:58 PM   #10
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

Sounds like you are lining up your ducks just right! It's not easy, but a great many on here have been where you are and have shown that any one of us can do it!

Welcome to 3FC!!

(Oh.. and you are taking an amazing step... that gives you the right to not be embarrassed by yourself any longer! Now give yourself a hug and be proud of who you are, you are strong enough to take this step and deserve to love yourself for who you are, not what you look like!)
__________________
~~Sommer~~
Determined to find "Fawn", the skinny chick within me!


findingfawn is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2009, 02:01 PM   #11
Token rooster
 
matt_H's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2002
Location: Boston, MA
Posts: 1,508

Height: 6'2

Default

Welcome to 3fcs! I had a similar experience many years ago. I was a movie rental place and a little boy came up to me and asked me what I weighed. It was really embarassing.
__________________
Height: 6'2
Starting weight/ Current low weight/"redline" weight
446.8/179.2/180.0
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.
matt_H is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2009, 02:22 PM   #12
NEVER EVER going back
 
cfmama's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Posts: 3,747

S/C/G: 377/240's/150

Height: 5 feet 5 inches

Default

Welcome to our wonderful little home on the web. You'll find tons of great advice and wonderful men and women here that will help you through. Great job on already getting started! You sound determined! I look forward to watching you shed your old skin
__________________
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!
cfmama is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2009, 03:05 PM   #13
❈ 1 w/ the wind 'n sky ❈
 
Elladorine's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2009
Posts: 1,960

S/C/G: 360/236/150

Height: 5' 8"

Default

I had one of those moments... I was in a dollar store with very narrow aisles, and squeezed against one side to let a family pass by. The little girl said "mommy, that lady's fat!" The mother quickly shushed her.

It hurt, but surprisingly wasn't enough to get me off my duff... I guess that didn't happen until I realized I couldn't buy any jeans big enough for me at the store!

We all have our wake up calls, I think. I'm glad that yours called to you and that you've found your way here. Good luck to you!

Oh, and we all get off track at times... Don't ever feel embarrassed or ashamed of yourself. Take this moment to embrace all the good in yourself and move forward.
__________________

Visit Elladorine.com to see my 150 lb. progress photos & more!Facebook Twitter

★ Goal for 2013: Healthy Pregnancy, Healthy Baby REACHED 12-11-13]
★ Goal for 2014: Get under 200 pounds once and for all!!! ★
Elladorine is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2009, 03:34 PM   #14
Live with Intention
 
Pita09's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2007
Location: Georgia
Posts: 1,100

S/C/G: 260.6/see ticker/160

Height: 5'7"

Default

Welcome to the board!
__________________
This is my final time 6/16/09


One for every 10lbs-->
Just when the caterpiller thought the world was over, it became a butterfly!
Pita09 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 08-20-2009, 04:15 PM   #15
Senior Member
 
haleysmommy5402's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jan 2009
Location: the mistake on the Lake
Posts: 176

S/C/G: 290/ticker/165

Height: 5'7"

Default

Welcome and congrats on starting .. give it time and you'll see wonderful results .. I have just started back myself .. and I've learned its MUCH MUCH easier to eat right if your exercising .. the way i seen it was y am i working my butt off in the gym to come home and eat garbage food .. and w/ in 2 weeks i started to see results it know its a lot but I dropped 10 lbs in my first two weeks my energy level is getting so much better and overall just feel better about myself .. keep up with it it'll be SO worth it in the end .. and there's lots of wonderful help here for you when you need it
__________________
I will no longer allow myself the choice to be unhealthy and overweight!!




One for every 5 lbs lost!!
haleysmommy5402 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 07:14 PM.






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