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Old 07-20-2009, 08:47 PM   #76
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Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Vancouver Island, Canada
Posts: 125

S/C/G: 201/183/155

Height: 5' 5"

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First name: Helene

Geographical location: British Columbia, Canada

Age: 45

Marital Status: Married for 13 years

Children/Ages: 2 boys, 5 and 6 years: one adopted, one in process of being adopted

Occupation: Civil engineer/project manager - not working right now due to latest adoption. I have started taking some accounting courses while I'm looking for work in order to have more skills that better suit the city where I now live

Hobbies/Interests: reading, learning, health, family, traveling

Height: 5' 5"

Eye/Hair Color: Brown/Brown

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: almost 20 years ago, when my PCOS kicked in

Starting Weight: 198

Goal Weight: 138

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: PCOS, multiple food sensitivities too numerous to list

Following any specific plan: counting calories on Spark People and exercise

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: this time, I don't have a time deadline. I'd rather lose weight slowly and keep it off. I have learned a lot about what works and what doesn't and I'm sure I'll learn lots more.

Anything else you'd like to share with us: I really like the people here!
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