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Old 11-03-2006, 06:34 PM   #1
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Hi, my name is Heather. Im 22yrs old and a full time nursing student. I just joined today. I have about 100lbs to lose and am having alot of trouble getting started. I hope someone in a similar situation can offer some advice for me or if anyone wants to be a diet buddy I would love to have someone to chat with and help along as well. Thanks. Look forward to hearing from everyone.
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Old 11-03-2006, 07:02 PM   #2
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Welcome Heather. This is a great site for encouragement and information. I look forward to seeing you around.
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Old 11-03-2006, 07:13 PM   #3
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Welcome Heather ~ this is a great place ~ the people here are wonderful ~ so encouraging and supportive. Looking forward to getting to know you.
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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Old 11-03-2006, 07:27 PM   #4
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Hi Heather! I just started too. This is a great place to get support. I make sure to check in every day. It helps to know their are other people that are doing the samething. Good luck! Jelly

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Old 11-03-2006, 07:36 PM   #5
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I also have about 100 lbs.to lose. It is a journey that takes one step at a time. I just keep telling myself I can do it and when I don't think I can I come here for encouragement. Just reading the past post helps me.
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Old 11-03-2006, 07:56 PM   #6
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Hi Heather I'm in a very similar situation as you. I'm 23, a full time law student, when I started I had 165 pounds to loose, and now I have 105 pounds left . I believe if I can do this then anyone can. I wish you the best of luck! Also check out the 20-something forum there are a bunch of great people there too (I frequent both forums).
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Old 11-03-2006, 08:45 PM   #7
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I am also 22, a full time nursing student, and thanks to some weight loss, at 238 right now! And I'm 5'5 or '6 too!


Mini-goal 1: Reach 257lbs
Mini-goal 2: Reach 222lbs
Mini-goal 3: Reach 209lbs
Mini-goal 4: Reach 199!
Mini-goal 5: Reach 179 lbs (overweight BMI category!!)
Mini-goal 6: Reach 160lbs
Final goal: Reach 145lbs

Mini exercise goal 1: Begin running September 2012
Mini exercise goal 2: Celebrate graduation with a 5K
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Old 11-03-2006, 09:34 PM   #8
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Old 11-06-2006, 09:29 AM   #9
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to the site Heather! Post often so we can get to know you!
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Old 11-06-2006, 07:27 PM   #10
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Welcome to the forum Heather!!

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