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Old 06-18-2006, 01:54 PM   #1
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Default I'm new! *waving*

Not sure if there is a sticky thread for newbies (and I'm sorry if I missed it!), but I'd just like to say hi! I've been reading the board for about an hour, and it is very inspirational. A quick background on me:

I'm 33 (34 on Tuesday), and I have 2 teenage daughters. I've been battling my weight for longer than I can remember, and I've come to the point where I am tired (literally). I am 5'2-5'3, and my highest weight was probably close to 290 lbs. I am now down to 223. I have a long way to go, but I have a determination that I have never had before. I walk about 40 minutes every night, which helps tremendously. Anyway, enough of my novel! I hope that you beautiful and friendly people welcome me with open arms!!
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Old 06-18-2006, 02:15 PM   #2
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to 3FC!!! The 100 lb clubbers are a wonderful bunch of supportive people. Here is the thread so you can post your profile:

100 lb Club Bios

Congratulations on your success and much luck and strength as you continue your journey!!!!

My before and current pictures!
I have an impersonal trainer. We meet at the gym, we don't talk, he works out alone, and I go home

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Old 06-18-2006, 02:24 PM   #3
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Welcome! congratulations on your choice to get healthy.
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Old 06-18-2006, 02:27 PM   #4
fighting the sugar demon!
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Welcome and congrats on the weight lost so far! That is awesome!
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Old 06-18-2006, 03:42 PM   #5
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Welcome, dreamnofsz7!

Well done for dropping 67 pounds. That's tremendous. Stick around, and post often.

[I'm not sure why the weight-tracker in your signature isn't showing up for me. ]
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Interim goals
  • Previous High Weight of 247 (Oct 2005)
  • No longer morbidly obese at 232
  • Quit-Smoking Weight of 224 (Jan 2008)
  • Return to Onederland
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Old 06-18-2006, 06:51 PM   #6
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and congratulations on your phenomenal loss so far!!
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Old 06-18-2006, 07:01 PM   #7
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Thanks everybody for the warm welcome! Even though losing weight can be stressful at times, I will enjoy sharing triumphs with everybody here.
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Old 06-18-2006, 07:12 PM   #8
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I too am 33 and will be 34 in september also am 5'2"-5'3". I have 2 children but they are much younger boy age 5 girl 22 mo. I am glad that you joined us and have a great time. I am sure you will get a lot of what you need here.

overall goal:

mini goal 1:
10% body weight
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Old 06-19-2006, 07:55 AM   #9
One pound at a time...
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Post often so we can get to know you!
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Old 06-19-2006, 08:03 AM   #10
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Welcome! Glad to have you join us.
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Old 06-19-2006, 10:11 AM   #11
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Welcome to 3FCs look forward to getting to know you!
Congrats on your loss so far!

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Old 06-19-2006, 02:24 PM   #12
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It sounds like you are off to a great start...congrats!!!!!!!! I'm so glad you joined us and I can't wait to get to know you better.....



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Old 06-19-2006, 02:48 PM   #13
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welcome, you're doing really well so far!

SW - 260, Original GW - 160 - achieved 21 March 2006, CW erm... I'll get back to you on that

4 sub-4 hour marathons! (PB 3:44:05)!
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Old 06-19-2006, 02:49 PM   #14
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Glad you joined us. You'll love it here.

Best of luck on you weight loss journey. Looks like you have done really well so far. Keep up the good work.

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Old 06-19-2006, 04:07 PM   #15
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Welcome ~ you are doing well so far. This is a great place with such wonderful people ~ hope you enjoy.
One day at a time ~ never giving up!!

Nobody can force you to have a certain attitude. But life will go so much better if you will simply choose to be positive. When you wake up, choose to be happy. Choose to be grateful for the day. (Joel Osteen)

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