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Old 11-20-2008, 02:22 PM   #150
Eating for two!
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Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Northern VA
Posts: 6,018

S/C/G: 324 highest known/on hold/150

Height: 5' 5"

Default guess I will "officially" join the group!

Real name: Jill

Geographical location: Northern Virginia (outside DC)

Age: 26

Marital Status: Engaged

Children/Ages: none, yet, but I like to spoil my 2 nieces, Jackie (8) and Izzy (almost 2)

Occupation: Proposal Manager for a government contractor

Pets: 2 dogs - Corgi/Jack Russell/Chihuahua mixes, Bean (female) and Bowser (male); toad, unnamed; blue/purple Betta fish on my desk at work, unnamed

Hobbies/Interests: music, editing, desktop publishing, movies, cartoons

Height: 5' 5"

Eye/Hair Color: Brown for both

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: around June or July 2008 is when I started researching seriously

Starting Weight: 324 (that's my highest known)

Present Weight: about 295-300

Goal Weight: 150 (to be adjusted as I approach that weight)

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: keeping both my weight and my type 2 diabetes in check

Following any specific plan: limiting carbs

Anything else you would like to share with us: I was against WLS for myself until my diabetes diagnosis at age 25. Now I am seeking the DS as a means of potentially curing my diabetes.
Highest known weight: 324
Weight on morning of DS surgery: 308.5
Got down to about 185 before pregnancy;
Benjamin David born March 24, 2012, 7 pounds 11 ounces
Post-pregnancy: 206.5
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