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USERNAME/REAL NAME: d_rowland/Debra
AGE: 34, cause when I hit 40 I started going backwards
MARITAL STATUS: Divorced
FAMILY INFO (anything you care to share about your family, children, hubby, etc.): My 17 yo daughter lives with me and is doing Atkins with me. I have a 20 yo son who is living in Augusta Georgia and a 25 yo daughter who is married and lives about an hour away. Was married 17 years the first time. Goofed and married, unbeknownst to me, a manic depressant who wouldn't get help - that lasted two years. Been on my own for the last three years.
HOBBIES/INTERESTS: Love doing lots of things, when I have time. I use to garden alot until I sold my house and now rent. I love doing remodeling projects, spending time with friends playing cards and just talking. I went back to school 2 years ago to be a Paralegal and finished, now I'm going to look for a job.
PETS: Dog - Abby - 1/2 cocker spaniel - 1/2 springer spaniel
ATKINS START DATE: This time 9/8/03
WHAT MADE YOU CHOOSE ATKINS: It worked before, until I got away from this WOE. I don't have to give up much that I really like
TOP WEIGHT: 191 - 8 years ago
CURRENT WEIGHT: 165
GOAL WEIGHT: 140
EYE COLOR: Hazel
HAIR COLOR: Brown
OCCUPATION: Credit Support Coordinator (glorified secretary)
GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: NW Illinois
WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS: CHOCOLATE cravings . . . I eat for comfort and when I'm bored.
WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL: My daughter is doing it with me. We are setting mini-goals with rewards, so I have more motivation.
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