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Old 05-28-2004, 07:43 PM   #1
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Talking Hi all Newbie here

My name is Victoria and I am pretty new here. I posted a few times about a year ago but never really stuck with it. I am hoping that being involved with this group will help me stay on track. I will post my profile soon but I just wanted to say hi for now
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Old 05-28-2004, 07:52 PM   #2
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Cute dog! Welcome to our group.

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Old 05-29-2004, 04:19 AM   #3
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Welcome, Victoria. Do stick around......its a very motivating and supportive group, and it really helps to share our experiences along the way....look forward to reading your posts!
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Old 05-29-2004, 11:24 PM   #4
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Talking Welcome, Victoria!

Hey there, Victoria -- welcome to the group! It's great to have you join us. I know you'll find here plenty of support and positivity, and you just can't have enough of that when you're working to enact powerful change in your life. Make sure you read and post often; that has really helped me to stay on track. The folks here at 100+ are so wonderful and so supportive....it's such a gift.
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Old 05-30-2004, 07:17 AM   #5
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Hi Victoria,

I am new here as well! Looking forward to learning more about you! We have made the first step by reaching out. Let's step out together!

Looking forward to hearing from you!

~~~Make it a point to do something everyday that you don't want to do.~~~ Mark Twain


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Old 05-30-2004, 11:39 AM   #6
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Welcome Victoria and Jen. You are taking a great step by posting here. We have tons of support and motivation to offer.

If you learn from your suffering, and really come to understand the lesson you were taught, you might be able to help someone else who's now in the phase you may have just completed. Maybe that's what it's all about after all...

~ Anonymous ~

Highest weight: 261
Starting weight: 248 August 26
Current weight: 193
Current pounds lost: 55 lbs
Goal weight: 145 by August 26, 2006

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Old 05-30-2004, 12:30 PM   #7
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Hey Victoria! (What a beautiful name, by the way!)

Welcome welcome welcome! The more the merrier here, honestly. This is a great place, a true gem of the internet. Post often, jump right in!
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Old 05-30-2004, 10:05 PM   #8
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Hi Victoria! Welcome and jump on in. This is the place to be for support and motivation~ This is a wonderful group. Welcome again! and Good Luck!
On this rollercoaster ride for the last time!

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Old 05-31-2004, 12:41 PM   #9
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Hi Victoria and welcome to the 100lb club!

I've just read your profile, and I'd like to say that I completely understand about being scared. I actually think that fear will be a really positive thing for you - it is a great motivator!

I gave up smoking 6 months ago because I was scared for my health - I was terrified of getting some horrible cancer and having to have my voicebox removed or something. The thing is, I used that fear as my motivation - i looked at loads of cancer websites and looked at statistics related to smoking and cancer - and guess what? I successfully gave up smoking on my first attempt! So I say embrace your fear!

It's a bit harder with dieting, as we can't quit food altogether - but it can be done! look at the successes on this forum - these people were scared too - and turned their fear into POSITIVE ACTION!

Sorry, I've gone off on one a bit!

stick with us and you'll be fine!

Love Amanda x

PS: Cute dog and username! What exactly happens at a 'pug party'?

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Old 05-31-2004, 12:50 PM   #10
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Welcome. I'm new too though.

Cute dog. I wanna get a puppy my daughter loves dogs. She giggles when they come in and give her kisses. MIL has a dog but the dog won't come near her, they have her so spoiled.

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Old 05-31-2004, 01:52 PM   #11
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Welcome Victoria,

I read your profile and I definitely understand. I didn't weigh myself for a long time, then a few years ago I did and saw the scale hit 364. I was scared and imagined myself creeping to 400, that is when I decided I needed to keep better track of my weight and start working on myself. Even though I am only 20 lbs below that point now, it is something that has kept me from gaining the weight back completely. I am restarting yet again, but I have never given up on myself. You can do it, we all can do it, it just may take some time.
You can't out-exercise poor eating habits.
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Old 05-31-2004, 03:37 PM   #12
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Hi Victoria

I just want to welcome you. I'm new here too. So lets enjoy the ride

Highest Weight 284
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Old 05-31-2004, 04:27 PM   #13
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Welcome, Victoria! Love the pug!

The grand essentials of happiness are something to do, something to love and something to hope for - A. K. Chalmers.
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Old 05-31-2004, 11:52 PM   #14
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Look at all the newbies!! How cool is this!?!?! Welcome!! We are glad to have you!! Please feel free to jump right in on any of the threads!! Maybe try one of our challenges!

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Old 06-01-2004, 12:09 PM   #15
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Welcome Victoria, you came to the right place.
Goal of 245 Made 12/21/05 Half the man.
New Goal to regain the above goal.

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