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Old 03-30-2003, 07:41 PM   #1
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Angry Newbie Here

Hello Everyone! I've been lurking here for a while now and decided to post today. I've got a good friend that I met on these forums about 4 years ago and we still E-mail each other a couple of times a week, but I figured I could use even more support as I struggle with this weight loss again.

I lost about 60 pounds 4 years ago during my last pregnancy. The weight came off really fast and easy, but after my son was born I was just too tired to worry about eating healthy and exercising (he was my 6th child). Then I got discouraged because the weight was coming off slower (my doctor said that your metabolism is much faster during pregnancy), so of course I put it all back on and then some.

I finally topped off at 330 pounds. I started this year out at about 322 pounds, and now I'm down to 256. It's taken me 4 years to get my act together again and really get motivated to do this, but I think I'm finally on the right track.

I'm kind of extreme dieting right now. I eat about 850 calories a day and work out between 45 minutes and 1 1/2 hours each day. No lectures please, I know the calories are low, but my doctor is okay with it and he's keeping an eye on me, and I'm really doing very well with it.

I feel like I know you all since I've been lurking, so I just wanted to introduce myself and say "hi".

330/ 256 / 140
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Old 03-30-2003, 09:02 PM   #2
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Well welcome and we will support you any way we can!

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Old 03-31-2003, 01:10 AM   #3
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Old 03-31-2003, 03:26 AM   #4
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Welcome Aboard!


285 Highest weight 01/20/03
235 current weight
quit smoking and maintain while doing it - mini goal by 05/26/03
220 and stay away from the cigarettes - next mini goal by June 28
150 goal weight

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Old 03-31-2003, 09:06 AM   #5
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Thanks everyone! This is such a warm, friendly and supportive group!

330 / 256 / 140
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330 / 162/ 140
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Old 03-31-2003, 09:09 AM   #6
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This club is jumping! Welcome aboard.
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 03-31-2003, 09:10 AM   #7
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Welcome an dI hope you like it here. We are all friendly and willing to help in any way!


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Old 03-31-2003, 03:01 PM   #8
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Old 03-31-2003, 06:36 PM   #9
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Hi Mother Goose!

6 children! Wowie. Congrats on all of your weightloss so far and your ability to stick with the extreme dieting. That takes some will power!
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