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Old 01-02-2011, 03:13 PM   #1
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Default Newbie... 100lb to lose

hi everyone! I'm Emma (27), mummy to two girls - Gabrielle (4) & Emersyn (6.5mo).. I've decided to bite the bullet & finally start doing something about my lifestyle... I weigh approx 253lb now & would like to get down to 153lb. 110lb is my 'ideal' weight according to my BMI, but I am being realistic & know that that isn't going to happen, but I'd be more than happy to drop 100lb - and after that, reassess things & perhaps try to get closer to the 110lb mark...

I hope I'm thinking right & that this board is for members with 100lb to lose? If it is for those who have lost 100lb, then I apologise for posting in the wrong area!
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Old 01-02-2011, 03:32 PM   #2
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Old 01-02-2011, 03:34 PM   #3
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Old 01-02-2011, 04:22 PM   #4
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Hi Emma! Welcome to 3Fc and the the 100 lb club - you've come to the right place.

I think your plan to lose weight and then reassess your final goal makes perfect sense. I bet by the time you get there going on to 110 pounds won't seem to impossible but there's plenty of time to figure things out. The folks here at 3FC have so much good experience and advice and I know you'll do great!

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Old 01-02-2011, 04:55 PM   #5
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Hi Emma You are in the right place
I wish you success in your weight loss journey!
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Old 01-02-2011, 06:43 PM   #6
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Hello Emma and welcome to 3fc's!
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Old 01-02-2011, 06:59 PM   #7
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Old 01-02-2011, 07:00 PM   #8
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Welcome, Emma! Like the others said, you are in the right place. I hope this forum is as helpful to you as it has been to me. I look forward to hearing more from you!

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Old 01-02-2011, 09:32 PM   #9
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Hi Emma! Welcome!

This place is awesome for support and motivation. Stick around and I'm sure you can meet your goals.
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Old 01-03-2011, 01:45 AM   #10
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Welcome Emma, pleased to meet you!!
I will:Journal every bite * Be gentle to myself and my family * Exercise to the best of my ability * Drink at least 8 glasses of water * Focus on colorful veggies, salads, low gycemic fruit, lean proteins and healthy fats * Limit grains * Get up at the same time everyday and get back into routine * Visit 3FC every day, it makes a big difference to my attitude, thanks to the wonderful folks here.

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Old 01-03-2011, 01:53 AM   #11
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Hi Emma!

Don't worry too much about posting in the "right" forum. Other than plan-specific forums (where advice and questions tend to be about that specific plan), a lot of people just post everywhere...I definitely do. So feel free to look around and post wherever you would like. But this is a great place to start!

Can't wait to get to know you better!
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Old 01-03-2011, 04:11 AM   #12
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Hi Emma, welcome!
This is a lifesaver of a place!

Now; How're you going to do this? What's your plan?

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Old 01-03-2011, 04:48 AM   #13
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This is an amazing little corner of the world, and you're definitely in the right place.

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Old 01-03-2011, 05:42 AM   #14
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Glad you posted. Folks here are very helpful, supportive and have much wisdom to share.

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Old 01-03-2011, 06:18 AM   #15
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Welcome emma. I just started too and have the same goal of losing 100lbs too. Yake full advantage of the site. Tons and tons of support from people who all can relate to each other. Its a struggle to change and suport is what can make it or break it. I get on here every day now. This place keeps me motivated and feelng good. Add me as a friend. My name is stasia. Hope to find more post from you
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