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Old 10-28-2011, 01:29 PM   #271
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Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: West Virginia
Posts: 20

S/C/G: 210/160/150

Height: 5'6

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First name: Sharon

Geographical location: West Virginia

Age: 23

Marital Status: Single

Children/Ages: Mother to one wonderful toddler

Occupation: Stay at home mom

Pets: tons

Hobbies/Interests: hiking, walking, shopping, friends, scrape booking, crafts, designing etc

Height: 5 ' 6

Eye/Hair Color: Blue...brown

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: Oct 15th

Starting Weight: 196

Present Weight: 191

Goal Weight: 150

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: Stress, and thinking you have to stop eating to lose weight

Following any specific plan: calories in verse calories out (calorie counting)

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: First time eating healthy, did all crash diets before.

Anything else you would like to share with us: I hope to achieve a permanent life style change.
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Old 10-28-2011, 06:45 PM   #272
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Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: los angeles
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S/C/G: 149/149/123

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First name: Diana

Geographical location: Los Angeles

Age: 21

Marital Status: single

Children/Ages: none

Occupation: student

Pets: cat <3

Hobbies/Interests: art, music, crafts

Height: 5'5"

Eye/Hair Color: green/red

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: about a week ago

Starting Weight: 149

Present Weight: 148

Goal Weight: i just want to get to 125 and go a little bit lower from there

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: as a student, i'm surrounded by junk food and alcohol :/ also, when you're sitting at your desk and studying/writing a paper, stress & boredom eating just ends up happening all the time.

Following any specific plan: counting calories (1100 a day). i also just ordered a couple of work out dvds, so i'll try to work out 2-4 times a week.

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: i always wanted to see an immediate change, like 20 pounds in a month or something. so that obviously is unhealthy & i would become discouraged & binge eat and stop weighing myself. this time, i am taking it slow. i am motivated because i know that i will be much, much happier. because i know i am capable and willing. just like the rest of you.

Anything else you would like to share with us: i would love any friends/support. all of my friends have quick metabolisms & eat all they want, so i'm discouraged when i hang out with them.
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Old 10-28-2011, 09:17 PM   #273
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Join Date: Oct 2011
Location: Minnesota
Posts: 247

S/C/G: 184/Ticker/140

Height: 5'6"

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First name: Leah

Geographical location: Minnesota

Age: 22

Marital Status: Single

Children/Ages: Nada

Occupation: Broke college student

Pets: Dog: Pepper & Cat: Toby

Hobbies/Interests: Drawing, painting, making fabric flower hair clips.

Height: 5' 6"

Eye/Hair Color: Hazel

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: Oct 24th

Starting Weight: 184

Present Weight: 181

Goal Weight: 140

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: Over-restricting. I have a history of restricting calories down to very extreme and unhealthy numbers.

Following any specific plan: Calorie counting. This time I plan to stick to a healthy caloric goal and make sure the calories I eat are nutritious.

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: I'm trying to stick to slow and steady instead of the fast weight loss that rebounds with fast weight gain.
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Old 11-02-2011, 07:46 AM   #274
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Location: Éireann
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S/C/G: 129/129/110

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First name: Let's stick with Sonas

Geographical location: Ireland

Age: 29

Marital Status: Married

Children/Ages: None

Occupation: Animal Welfare Worker

Pets: 2 dogs, working on getting the 3rd

Hobbies/Interests: Dogs, dogs and more dogs!!!

Height: 5' 1.5"

Eye/Hair Color: Blue eyes, blonde hair

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: 1st Nov 2011

Starting Weight: 129 (highest weight 147 lbs)

Present Weight: 129

Goal Weight: 110

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: Chocolate, overeating, eating when hungry, eating just because I WANT CHOCOLATE!!!

Following any specific plan: Planning to up exercise more and make better food choices. Deprivation always leads me to failure.

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: I will be 30 in less than 3 months. I want to look and feel good in my 30's, since I spent my teens and 20's feeling crap about myself.

Anything else you would like to share with us: Used to smoke 20 cigs a day. Stayed off them for 2 1/2 years but started smoking again a few months ago. Want to stop again. On day 2 ...
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Old 11-09-2011, 02:55 PM   #275
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Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Texas
Posts: 1

S/C/G: 193/175/125

Height: 5'3

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First name: Jennifer

Geographical location: Texas

Age: 28

Marital Status: Single

Children/Ages: None

Occupation: Paralegal

Pets: None

Hobbies/Interests: Running, reading spending time with family

Height: 5'3"

Eye/Hair Color: Brown eyes, Brown Hair

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: 01/30/2010

Starting Weight: 193

Present Weight: 175

Goal Weight: 125

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: Fast Food, overeating, not
seeing results and giving up.

Following any specific plan: Calorie counting and a workout plan

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the
past: I am getting married Next September. *Friends around me have lost
weight and say how easy it is and tell me I'm just not ready...I am more
than ready!! *I want to prove all of them wrong and to show that I can
do it without the help of weightloss products as they have used and try
to push on me.

Anything else you would like to share with us: No
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Old 11-09-2011, 03:13 PM   #276
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Join Date: Aug 2011
Posts: 152

S/C/G: 335/188.5/165

Height: 5'10 1/2

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First name: Aishah

Geographical location: Texas

Age: 23

Marital Status: Single

Children/Ages: None

Occupation: Full Time Student. Majoring in Elementary Education. I graduate in a year. I also work part-time.

Pets: 4 dogs.

Hobbies/Interests: I love being outdoors, walking, swimming. Reading, painting, writing, volunteer work.

Height: 5'10 1/2

Eye/Hair Color: Hazel/Dark Brown

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: Late 2009, but true healthy start was this year April 5, 2011. (73 pounds lost since then).

Starting Weight: 335

Present Weight: 206.5

Goal Weight: 165

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: Insecurity

Following any specific plan: Quick Weight Loss Center

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: I was on diets as a young child, because I have been overweight since I was very young. In 2009, I started college and naturally started losing weight without trying too hard. I started swimming and lost 35 pounds. This year in April, something clicked inside of me and I just jumped into getting healthy. I was 280 in April when I signed up for the gym for the very first time. And then I lost a little weight, but wasn't eating like I knew I should be. So on July 27, at 257 I joined Quick Weight Loss Program. As of today, I'm 206.5.

Anything else you would like to share with us: I'm very excited about being so close to onederland. Last time I was under 200 pounds was when I was 12 years old. I remember having to get a physical to start a new school and finish sixth grade. I weighed 189 pounds at 12.
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2009: 300+
Healthy Re-Start:
April 5, 2011: 280 (Joined Gym)
July 27, 2011: 257 (New Diet Plan)
September 10, 2011: 235 (100 pounds gone!)
Mini-Goal: Onederland by New Year's ~Met 11/23

Mini-Goal: Normal BMI at 173
Daily Weigh-In: 1/25/12 - 188.5
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Old 11-11-2011, 07:03 AM   #277
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Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Pennsylvania
Posts: 530

S/C/G: 215/201.5/155

Height: 5'6

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First name: Meghan (Though I prefer to go by Daki or Meghz online)

Geographical location: Pennsylvania

Age: Almost 27

Marital Status: Boyfriend, hopefully fiance in a few months? Hehe.

Children/Ages: No kids

Occupation: Data entry/office clerk

Pets: Oh boy, haha. There are two cats, Misha (2.5) and Ellie (4? Rescue didn't know her age). One corn snake, Sage (8). One crested gecko, Brody (1). Two guinea pigs, Raymond Q. Smuckles (Ray; 3) and Roast Beef (Beef; 3)

Hobbies/Interests:

Height: 5'6

Eye/Hair Color: Eyes are green, I dye my hair red.

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: There is no real start date. I've kind of been making a half-assed effort the entirety of of 2011.

Starting Weight: Start weight for this particular attempt was 207.

Present Weight: 197.8

Goal Weight: I could die happy at 120 but realistically anything up to 140 is acceptable.

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: Emotional eating, whether it's happy feelings and celebration or having a bad day.

Following any specific plan: Slow Carb

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: Well, this is the most weight loss effort I've ever put into one year. Something about consistently trying to lose weight even after I fail makes it feel like I'm close to having weight loss click in my head, even if I fail this time. It just feels like it's close to "holy crap, it's really working this time"

Anything else you would like to share with us: My boyfriend use to weigh 410 pounds until he got the lap band and now I think he's 250 (He's a 6'4). He wants to lose 50 more pounds (I think he's nuts and will be emaciated at 200 but we'll see). After he loses the last of his weight he wants to start plastic surgeon shopping. So we're doing this particular diet together =)
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Old 11-12-2011, 01:10 PM   #278
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Location: Wisconsin
Posts: 26

S/C/G: 250/246/115

Height: 5'1"

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First name: Heather

Geographical location: Wisconsin

Age: 25

Marital Status: Single

Children/Ages: None

Occupation: Retail

Pets: Two animals, one cat, one dog. Sammie and Sadie, both are seven

Hobbies/Interests: Movies. Music. Dancing. Singing. Acting. Reading. Doing sports such as tennis and baseball.

Height: 5'1"

Eye/Hair Color: Green eyes and brown hair

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: Current Journey is 11/3/11

Starting Weight: 250

Present Weight: 244

Goal Weight: 125

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss:Not letting the slowness get to me.

Following any specific plan: Portion Control

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: I have a support system in that my mom is trying to lose weight and I have a friend going to the gym with me.

Anything else you would like to share with us:
I work full time and am I a full time student. I have a very busy schedule.
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Old 11-15-2011, 02:25 PM   #279
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Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Seattle, WA
Posts: 4

S/C/G: 190/185/135

Height: 5'3"

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First name: Crystal

Geographical location: Seattle, WA

Age: 20

Marital Status: Married (1 month )

Children/Ages: none

Occupation: Office Assistant

Pets: Black Kitty named Zazmorph

Hobbies/Interests: crafts, cooking, music, video games, internet, anime, walking, books

Height: 5'3"

Eye/Hair Color: green eyes/caramel brown hair

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: August 8th, 2011

Starting Weight:190

Present Weight:185

Goal Weight:135

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: Limiting my dinning out, consumption of junk foods and exercising on a regular basis.

Following any specific plan: portion control

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: I am married now, and my husband is supporting my weight loss as we is trying to lose weight himself.

Anything else you would like to share with us: I love making things, and I can be very crafty whether with food or needle and thread.
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Old 11-15-2011, 02:54 PM   #280
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Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Toronto
Posts: 140

S/C/G: 187/190/145

Height: 5'5

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First name: Jennifer

Geographical location: Toronto

Age: 26

Marital Status: Single

Children/Ages: 0

Occupation: Currently Unemployed

Pets: None

Hobbies/Interests: Reading

Height: 5'5

Eye/Hair Color: Brown/Dark Brown

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: Novembber 1, 2011

Starting Weight: 187

Present Weight:181

Goal Weight: 135

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: Emotional eating

Following any specific plan: currently reading the Beck Diet Solution

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: Using a journal to track both diet and exercise

Anything else you would like to share with us:
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Old 11-16-2011, 12:40 PM   #281
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Join Date: Jun 2010
Location: Austin, TX
Posts: 3

S/C/G: 171/163/130

Height: 5'4"

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First name: Jess
Geographical location: Austin, TX
Age: 26
Marital Status: Married
Children/Ages: 0
Occupation: Marketing
Pets: 1 Pup
Hobbies/Interests: Painting, Reading A LOT, TV....the usual
Height: 5' 4"
Eye/Hair Color: Brown/Brown
Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: Lifelong!
Starting Weight: 171....then got down to 138....now life hurdles has me back at 163ish
Present Weight: 163
Goal Weight: 135
Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: Not gaining the weight back!
Following any specific plan: Just eating right and working out
What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: I know I can do it, now I just need to stay there
Anything else you would like to share with us: We'll learn more about each other as we go.
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Old 11-16-2011, 01:40 PM   #282
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Posts: 16

S/C/G: 239/198/160

Height: 5'4"

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First name: Jordan

Geographical location: Philadelphia, Pa

Age: 23

Marital Status: Single

Children/Ages: none

Occupation: not currently employed

Pets: none

Hobbies/Interests: Reading, shopping, music, writing, bowling

Height: 5'4

Eye/Hair Color: brown, dark brown but I dye it honey blondish...

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: 11/01/2011

Starting Weight: 234

Present Weight: 223

Goal Weight: 170

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: Skinny friends and family members. It's hard when they are eating whatever they want and I just can't! Pus I have a serious sweet tooth

Following any specific plan: South beach/ weight watchers

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past:
This time I feel that I am ready to make the lifestyle change. In the past once I reached my goal I'd go back to eating whatever I wanted.

Anything else you would like to share with us:
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Old 11-17-2011, 10:20 PM   #283
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Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Middle of the Cornfields
Posts: 95

S/C/G: 296/289/180

Height: 5'9"

Cool Here I go again, hopefully not on my own!

First name: Liz

Geographical location: Ohio

Age:22

Marital Status:Single, unfortunately

Children/Ages:None

Occupation:Unemployed for now

Pets:1 dog

Hobbies/Interests: music, tv, online stuff, reading

Height: 5'9"

Eye/Hair Color: Blue/dark blonde

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey:11/15/2011

Starting Weight:298

Present Weight:296

Goal Weight:180

Biggest hurdle(s) to overcome in weightloss: combining it with my Gallbladder(GB) sickness and not supportive family

Following any specific plan: HELP ME HERE! Please!

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: I have impairments due to GB surgery and back surgery, and trying to control new GI problems.

Anything else you would like to share with us: nope.
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Old 11-19-2011, 02:14 PM   #284
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Posts: 89

S/C/G: 190/ticker/135

Height: 5'6

Thumbs up There's a healthy woman waiting to break free somewhere in there

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First name: Rebecca

Geographical location: Texas

Age: 23

Marital Status: Single

Children/Ages: none!

Occupation: student/receptionist

Pets: two adorable cats that I rescued as 5 week old kittens. Now two years old!

Hobbies/Interests: karate or Kung fu, singing, computers, swimming, traveling

Height: 5'6

Eye/Hair Color: brown/brown

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey:

Starting Weight: 190 ish

Present Weight: 186

Goal Weight: 140

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: eating when I'm bored! I do it ALL THE TIME

Following any specific plan: no just reducing my portions, I stop eating around 6 or 7 and I'm working out more. Just a general lifestyle change

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: this site. Ive lost weight before but I need a support system otherwise I lose my motivation

Anything else you would like to share with us: Im so glad I found this website!
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Old 11-19-2011, 08:07 PM   #285
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Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: New Mexico
Posts: 8

S/C/G: 220/176/160

Height: 5' 11'

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First name: Kevin

Geographical location: New Mexico...better than the old one!

Age: 20

Marital Status: Single

Occupation: Student

Pets: Chihuahua and a Dachshund

Hobbies/Interests: Listening to kpop, watching kdramas, and thinking about life

Height: 5' 11''

Eye/Hair Color: Brown/Black

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: May 2011

Starting Weight: 220

Present Weight: 176

Goal Weight: 160

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: The mentality and starting of it

Following any specific plan: Hacker's!

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: I am more knowledgeable

Anything else you would like to share with us: I'm a guy ._.
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