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Old 01-30-2003, 04:40 PM   #1
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Angry Hi!! I'm a newbie

All of you are encouraging and supportive of each other.

I am a single mom of two boys, ages 10 & 11. I had been thin all of my life until my marriage broke up 9 years ago. I work full time. I am the sole support of my sons. During the past 9 years I have gained 90 lbs.

I finally decided I need to do something, as I was so disgusted with the way I looked and felt. I hated to shop because even if I could find clothes to fit me, they did'nt look very good on me.

I am now going to start doing for me. I haven't had a date in 9 years, and I think I need to start exploring this part of my life also.
But first, I need to feel better about myself first.

I am trying to do this on my own, I just started last week. I am trying a vegetarian diet (I don't care for meat anyway). Low fat of course.

I haven't been really exercising, as it is so cold right now in the east, and I really want to walk.

It's very nice to meet all of you.

Current weight - 212 (as of 1/25/03)
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Old 01-30-2003, 04:45 PM   #2
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Sharri - WELCOME!!! Taking better care of ourselves is the single best thing that we can do for oursleves. You have come to the right place if you are looking for support. These girls are the best!

Feel free to jump right in! Check out the Februray points challenge - you might be interested!!

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Old 01-30-2003, 05:15 PM   #3
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Welcome. I've been here almost a month. Check out the profiles at the top of the list to learn a bit more about us.
Starting again in 2006!

start 2-20/current/short term goal/long term goal

I don't suffer from insanity. I enjoy every minute of it!!
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Old 01-30-2003, 05:43 PM   #4
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Welcome to our little group

get out of the 230s by July 23rd: Met 7/23/2009
52 lbs. in 52 weeks (12/31/2009): Met 10/29/2009
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Old 01-30-2003, 05:44 PM   #5
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Welcome to our group, hope you'll be able to find the support you need here.

No one can make you feel inferior without your consent - Eleanor Roosevelt
Winners must have 2 things - definite goals and a burning desire to achieve them
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Old 01-30-2003, 06:06 PM   #6
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Weight Jan 2006- 257 lbs
Current weight-202.8 (5'7 1/2)
Goal weight-155 lbs.
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Old 01-31-2003, 01:59 AM   #7
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Welcome, Sharri! Pick a thread & jump in!

"It's never too late to be what you might have been." -George Eliot
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Old 01-31-2003, 07:42 AM   #8
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Default welcome!

Welcome Sharri,

You will find much support here! Glad you're here. Please post often!

Take care,
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Old 01-31-2003, 10:25 AM   #9
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Welcome Sharri,,

Hope you like it here as much as we all do! Feel free to post often and ask as many questions you need to ! We are all nice and supportive.


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Old 01-31-2003, 11:26 AM   #10
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Welcome aboard Sharri. You'll like it here.

If you are facing in the right direction, all you have to do is keep walking.
ancient Buddhist saying

2007 at highest wt, 265#
started SBD 3/11/2010 at 210.5#
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Old 01-31-2003, 01:21 PM   #11
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Welcome Sharri
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Old 02-01-2003, 02:40 PM   #12
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Hi Sharri!

I'm so glad you're here. I'm looking forward to seeing you around the board,

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Joined WW 2/11/06
Total WW loss to date: 2.6 lbs
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