First name: Sandy
Geographical location: Brooklyn, NY
Marital Status: Single
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, surfing the web, trying out new recipes, Dance Dance Revolution, needlepoint, crafts
Eye/Hair Color: Boring brown
Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: October 2010
Starting Weight: 200
Present Weight: 169
Goal Weight: 140
Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: I love food! It is so hard to control myself! Also, I hate exercising and as a full time graduate student, I don't have much time to devote to exercising anyway.
Following any specific plan: South Beach Diet
What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: When I finally hit the 200 pound mark, it was a wake up call for me that I have to take charge of my life instead of allowing the pounds to creep up every year.