New person jumping in!
Real Name: Violet
Location: New York
Married 10 years, with 2 boys, ages 3 and 6
Joined TOPS: 10/20/99 -- going on my 2nd year as TOPS Leader
Height: 5', 11"
Starting Weight: 412
Heaviest Weight: 430 (after son Dylan, in 1998)
Current Weight: 327
Goal: somewhere around 195 -- right now I'd be happy to see 250!
Exercise: Tae Bo, Richard Simmons Videos, XL Glider (similar to Gazelle), Ab-doer, Body Flex -- I try to vary it so I don't get bored!
I'm happy to see so many TOPS people over here! I try to get active on all the TOPS boards/loops, etc...helps me to stay focused and I need it! Been struggling for a while, and I still have a long way to go, but I figure so long as I can maintain it, I will start losing again someday! I've been overweight my whole life and once I reach my goal, I plan to keep it for the rest of my life! My boys deserve a healthy and happy Mom! Looking forward to getting to know everyone here!
"You may have a fresh start any moment YOU CHOOSE, for this thing that we call "failure" is not the falling down, but the STAYING down." -- Mary Pickford (1892-1979) actress