Real name: Amy
Geographical location: Washington
Marital Status: Married (11 years)
Children/Ages: Son-9yo, Son-6yo, Daughter 4-yo
Occupation: Web Designer, SAHM/WAHM, cheif cook and bottle washer
Pets: 1 Cat, calico and persian mix...
Hobbies/Interests: My family, community theatre (yes I can dance act and sing) Playing piano, working on my house
Eye/Hair Color: Dark Brown
Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: Surgery date 12-18-02
Starting Weight: 262 was my heaviest (before surgery)
Present Weight: 223
Goal Weight: 150 (or even a size 14)
Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: So far it's battling my will power (which is why I choose the Lap-Band, to help with this battle)
Following any specific plan: Lap-Band Surgery on Dec 8, 2002
What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: Perhaps because I am making a HUGE decisions not follow a fad diet but to do something more semi-permanent
Anything else you would like to share with us: I just want to be one of the 'normal sized' people. Not too thin, a size 14 would be nice.