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Old 10-07-2005, 07:16 PM   #1
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Red face New here. Hi all!

Hi all! Just thought I'd introduce myself properly since I've been lurking around for days. Let's see. I'm 5'10 (nurse at doc's office said 6'0", I say no way), weighed 283 at the doc's. how'd that happen? I'm working on losing about 110 lbs. I'm very determined (I've done it before, I just want to keep it off this time!) I'm 21 (I know, I know). I welcome all suggestions and support. And I can tell this is a good place to find it! I know I'm off to a good start (2 weeks in now) but I don't have a scale at the moment. Anyway, nice to meet you!

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Old 10-07-2005, 07:20 PM   #2
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Welcome Shannon ~ great place here ~ jump in and enjoy.
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Old 10-07-2005, 10:08 PM   #3
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Welcome Shannon,
It's wonderful to have you here

Keep on posting, so we can get to know you better.

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Old 10-08-2005, 09:12 AM   #4
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Welcome Shannon. Don't worry about the scale you are probably better off. Glad you could join us.
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Old 10-08-2005, 04:53 PM   #5
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Hi Shannon - welcome to the 100lb club!

Congrats on a good start to your diet - not having the scales around is probably a good thing as they are ! Can you tell I am not happy with my scales at the moment?

Good luck!

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Old 10-09-2005, 03:50 AM   #6
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I'm also 21 and 5'10". I'm trying to get down to 145 lbs. (I actually have a tiny frame under all this weight.) Would you be interested in being buddies? I am very committed, and I'm sure I can be extremely supportive.
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Old 10-09-2005, 12:25 PM   #7
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Thanks everyone for responding! I didn't expect such positive support.

Winter Wonder: I literally just posted to your thread asking you if you want to be buddies! I'd love to! I need all the help that I can get.

Shannon

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Old 10-09-2005, 12:32 PM   #8
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Welcome to the forum Shannon! I agree with Howie - you're probably better off without the scales! The important things are that you do your best to eat right, drink your water, exercise, and of course that you come back here often.

Good luck!
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Old 10-09-2005, 02:39 PM   #9
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Hi Shannon! Welcome to the group. Glad you decided to join us, please make yourself right at home.

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Old 10-10-2005, 03:02 AM   #10
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Hi Shannon! Glad you've joined us. Jump right in and post often so we can get to know you!
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Old 10-10-2005, 09:22 AM   #11
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Hi Shannon! Welcome to the group! I also agree with Howie... no scale is probably a good thing. On the other hand, I know that I want to chart once a month at least so when I look back I can be like WOOHOO and see the weight as it came off. It's nice to see so many new people in the group!
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Old 10-10-2005, 09:38 AM   #12
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Hi there!! Welcome to the group!!! Feel free to jump right in on any of the posts or challenges! Be sure to let me know if you need anything!
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Old 10-10-2005, 10:36 AM   #13
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Hi and welcome. You've come to the right place.
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Old 10-10-2005, 12:15 PM   #14
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Hello, Shannon!
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Old 10-10-2005, 12:57 PM   #15
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Hi Shannon! I joined this group a week or so ago and everyone is SO supportive! You're definitely in the right place.


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