Real name: Vicki
Geographical location: Alabama
Marital Status: Happy (single)
Children/Ages: 1 - male - 15 going on 30
Occupation: Glorified paper pusher
Pets: Gator Hawg Dawg (big ole yeller lab), Rosie Frawg Dawg (cocker/shitzu/lhasa mix), Smokie the Stupid (husky/lab mix), Sassy Marie (gray and white long hair cat - can't meow), Gateway (black and white spotted cat - explains the name, huh) and Lil-Bit (very tiny sealpoint cat)
Hobbies/Interests: Painting children's furniture (anything artsy), gardening, walking, home improvement (not really an interest - just an necessity)
Eye/Hair Color: Blonde/Green
Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: 5/9/02
Starting Weight: 321
Present Weight: 280
Goal Weight: 150-170
Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: Drinking the water and getting in enough protein.
Following any specific plan: WLS
What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: So far this one actually works!
Anything else you would like to share with us: My personal goal is to lose 100 pounds total by Christmas. That should put me in a size 18/20. So far 41 pounds down in 2 months - I think I can do it.