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Old 03-05-2008, 03:33 PM   #136
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10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? Mr. Capote has your martini, he has a lot to tell you!
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Old 03-20-2008, 04:48 PM   #137
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First name (if you want to tell): You call me Aja (pronounce aya)
Meaning of user name: Round as a tomato? LOL I could not come up with anything better at the moment.
Geographical location: s-w Ontario, Canuckstan
Age: 49
Marital Status: Divorced
Children/Ages: None
Occupation: Technical Support Analyst (3rd level)
Pets: 2 greyhounds
Hobbies/Interests: Movies, books, gardening, home improvement
Height: 5'9'
Eye/Hair Color: Green
Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: February 2007
Starting Weight/Present/Goal Weight: 208/not sure/170 (at least)
Problem: Emotional eater
Plan/Way of Eating No diet, I try to eat everything but with moderation
Favorite exercise None! I exercise because I have to; although I do like Tai Chi (when I practiced it), yoga and Pilates.
Favorite movies: Psychological dramas, romantic comedies.
Favorite books/plays: Oh God, I read almost everything and my taste evolves
Music: Classical opera. Also Bruce Springsteen.
Favorite Quote(s): "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated."
(Gandhi)
Favorite People (dead and living):
People I canít stand: Too many to list, I am afraid
Places youíve been: Hungary, Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, Austria, Germany, UK (all over), the Orkneys, Germany), most countries of the former Yugoslavia, Venezuela, Equador
Places you want to visit: Peru. India. Tibet. Thailand.
Pivotís questions (donít think too long, answer as fast as you can)
01. What is your favorite word? rain
02. What is your least favorite word? ? not sure
03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? Passion
04. What turns you off? laziness
05. What is your favorite curse word? f**ckity f**k
06. What sound or noise do you love? Rain, ocean
07. What sound or noise do you hate? Other people's loud music
08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Interior Decorator
09. What profession would you not like to do? Dentist
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? All your dogs are here and waiting for you.
Any other tidbits you would like to share: I am a dog person[/quote]
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Old 03-20-2008, 11:19 PM   #138
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First name (if you want to tell): Stephanie
Meaning of user name: Well, when I don't straighten my hair it's Irish/Jewish curly = FRIZZY! And for some reason, I add McGee to everything...like my husband is Scruffy McGee, my daughter is Boogs McGee, my dog is Slobber McGee...I don't know. I'm odd!
Geographical location: Shorewood, IL
Age: 26
Marital Status: Married
Children/Ages: Daughter 2, Dog 3
Occupation: Stay at home mom
Pets: Guinness is a Stonehenge Bulldog - 105 lbs of LOVE! lol
Hobbies/Interests: Art, music, painting, music, reading, music, going to the salon, did I mention music??
Height: 5'5.5"
Eye/Hair Color: Green/Grey/Blue, Blonde/Red (at the moment)
Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: March 20, 2008
Starting Weight/Present/Goal Weight: 197/197/150
Problem: compulsive overeating, avoiding relapsing into anorexia
Plan/Way of Eating: Removing junk food, reducing portion sizes, Slow transition to vegetarianism then hopefully veganism
Favorite exercise : Walking, Dancing crazy w/ my daughter
Favorite movies: Moulin Rouge, Empire Records, Pulp Fiction, Kill Bill
Favorite books/plays: Anything by Shakespeare, Wicked, Anything by Steven King
Music: Wow...I am a huge music lover, but if I had to pick a band to listen to for the rest of my life it would be Pearl Jam
Favorite Quote(s): "Of all the things I lost, I miss my mind the most" - Ozzy Osbourne "The greatest thing you'll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return" - David Bowie
Favorite People (dead and living): Marilyn Monroe, Eddie Vedder, Jim Morrison, Dave Grohl, Dave Matthews, My husband, my daughter
People I canít stand: Now...this list is too darn long...
Places youíve been: Chicago, Orlando, Kentucky, Tennessee, Wisconsin, Indiana, Arkansas, Mammoth Cave in KY
Places you want to visit: Ireland, England, Scotland, New Zealand, Australia
Pivotís questions (donít think too long, answer as fast as you can)
01. What is your favorite word? Supercalifragilisticexpealidoshus
02. What is your least favorite word? C-U-Next-Tuesday....argh!!!
03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? music
04. What turns you off? stupidity
05. What is your favorite curse word? Bloody ****!
06. What sound or noise do you love? birds
07. What sound or noise do you hate? dogs barking
08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? I would like to own a coffee shop
09. What profession would you not like to do? Doctor
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? Well, this is all in what you believe. Since I do not believe in said "God" he/she would not be saying anything.
Any other tidbits you would like to share: um....I can curl my tongue into a W and I have a tattoo.
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Old 03-22-2008, 12:21 AM   #139
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First name (if you want to tell): Sarah
Meaning of user name: I got healthy and lost 60 lbs once before...and I know I've got it in me to do it again!
Geographical location: Ohio
Age: 21
Marital Status: Engaged
Children/Ages: None
Occupation: Student/Communications
Pets: A sweet Sheltie
Hobbies/Interests: Writing, reading, art, movies, TV (I'm an outer couch potato)
Height: 5'4''
Eye/Hair Color: brown/ dark brown
Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: This re-newed journey March 21, 2008
Starting Weight/Present/Goal Weight: 222/222/170
Problem: Binge eating, grazing
Plan/Way of Eating: portion control, and no more grazing all day long
Favorite exercise Walking, belly dancing (I'd like it to not have dual meanings soon!)
Favorite movies: Little Miss Sunshine
Favorite books/plays: The Great Gatsby, The Catcher in the Rye
Music: I like a lil bit of everything...
Favorite Quote(s)oo many too name for now.
People I can’t stand: Paris Hilton for sure!
Places you want to visit: I want to travel all over the place!!!
Pivot’s questions (don’t think too long, answer as fast as you can)
01. What is your favorite word? Sasparilla
02. What is your least favorite word? @#% (starts with a c)
03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? love and inclusion
04. What turns you off? close-mindedness
05. What is your favorite curse word? piss-whistle
06. What sound or noise do you love? a baby's belly laugh
07. What sound or noise do you hate? My alarm clock ripping me from sweet slumber
08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? I'd dig film-making (on the acting and producing sides)
09. What profession would you not like to do? Funeral director
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? Isn't it even better than you imagined?

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Old 03-29-2008, 06:57 PM   #140
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Middle Name: Alexis
Meaning of user name: See above.
Geographical location: Daegu, South Korea (for another 11 months)
Age: 25
Marital Status: sexy single
Children/Ages: nope
Occupation: English Teacher
Pets: none
Hobbies/Interests: Languages, Music, Movies, Literature, Reason.
Height: 5'8"
Eye/Hair Color: Brown/Brown
Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: This one: 4/1/08
Starting Weight/Present/Goal Weight: er... 70 kgs. ish?
Problem: Carb-fiend, over-eating, emotional eating, binge eating. Bouts of bulimia. Ew. Using food as a crutch.
Plan/Way of Eating: Calorie counting, staying away from non-beneficial carbs, fresh/unprocessed foods
Favorite exercise: yoga, jumping rope, running
Movies: The Crying Game, Heartbreakers, Breathless, Ma Femme est Une Actrice, Persuasion (w. Amanda Root) The Lion in Winter, Amadeus.
Favorite books/plays: The Lion in Winter, M.Butterfly, Invisible Man, Moby-Dick, My Utmost for His Highest, Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man.
Music: Cat Stevens, Antonio Lotti, Kylie Minogue, The Pierces, Bach.
Favorite Quote(s):
"Ever tried. Ever failed. No matter. Try again. Fail again. Fail better." Samuel Beckett.
From QueenoftheHouse-- "Self-control is knowing you can, but deciding you won't."
Favorite People (dead and living): My mom, Oswald Chambers, Mr. Rogers, Hugh Laurie & Stephen Fry, Liz Cho, Christiane Amanpour.
People I canít stand: I'm working on that.
Places youíve been: US, Canada, Mexico, France, Czech Republic, Israel, Palestine (border), South Korea, Jamaica
Places you want to visit: I would like to circle the globe... Twice.

Pivotís questions (donít think too long, answer as fast as you can)
01. What is your favorite word? integumental
02. What is your least favorite word? impossible
03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? discipline
04. What turns you off? ignorance
05. What is your favorite curse word? f*cker!
06. What sound or noise do you love? Rain
07. What sound or noise do you hate? ignorance
08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Pilot
09. What profession would you not like to do? Don't know 'till I've tried it.
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? Hug time!

Any other tidbits you would like to share: I'm really bad at falling asleep.
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Old 03-29-2008, 10:45 PM   #141
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Meaning of user name: A combination of two other online names I use

Geographical location: Hamilton, New Zealand

Age: 28

Marital Status: Married (been with him for 11.5 years!!)

Children/Ages: None

Occupation: Biology tutor

Pets: Wazzmonkey, Kahn and Bogart (all cats), and about 60 goldfish

Hobbies/Interests: Reading, movies, swimming, music

Height: 5'3''

Eye/Hair Color: hazel/brown

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: August, 2007

Starting Weight/Present/Goal Weight: 126/98.3/60 (kg)

Problem: Food addiction/obsession/binging

Plan/Way of Eating: Weight watchers and lots of self talking to

Favorite exercise: Swimming and the gym

Favorite movies: Kids movies like Monsters Inc, Shrek, etc, The Notebook

Favorite books/plays: Enders/bean series; historical fiction and crime/mystery/suspense genres

Music: Shihad, NIN, Tool, The Doors, Foo Fighters, The Killers, Muse, Opshop, Eight

Favorite Quote(s): "Come to the dark side... we have cookies", "don't drink the water, fish have sex in it", "there is no such thing as failure, only feedback"

Favorite People (dead and living): my husband Jim Morrison

People I canít stand: Can't think of anyone

Places youíve been: Just Japan and all over NZ

Places you want to visit: Everywhere!

Pivotís questions (donít think too long, answer as fast as you can)
01. What is your favorite word? pft (I know not really a word but I say ita lot!)
02. What is your least favorite word? Abominable (because I can't pronounce it)
03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? Intelligence
04. What turns you off? Closed-mindedness
05. What is your favorite curse word? mother-mofo
06. What sound or noise do you love? cat purring
07. What sound or noise do you hate? alarm clock
08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? An author
09. What profession would you not like to do? anything like business management high stress blah
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? We made a mistake get your butt back to Earth
Any other tidbits you would like to share: nope
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Old 04-11-2008, 02:19 PM   #142
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Oh yeah guess I should've introduced myself before I just started spewing my thoughts
And sorry, I deleted some, I'm far too ADD to answer them all =P


First name (if you want to tell): Heather
Meaning of user name: Because the fat needs to be gone!
Geographical location: Charlotte, NC
Age: 27
Marital Status: Single, never married
Children/Ages: No thanks
Occupation: Auditor for public accounting firm
Pets: Darcy the dog (English mastiff)
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, movies, music, tennis, eating obviously - trying to lose that one
Height: 5'7''
Eye/Hair Color: brown/brown
Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: um since forever?
Starting Weight/Present/Goal Weight: 239/235/160
Problem: Binge eating/compulsive overeating
Plan/Way of Eating: Calorie counting, learning to read my body's signals
Favorite exercise Walking, Tennis, Yoga (if I can ever make it to the class)
Favorite movies: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory ( it never occured to me before how appropriate that is ), Reality Bites
Favorite books/plays: I really enjoy reading but I really don't have a favorite, weird huh?
Music: Pearl Jam, Evanescense, Damian Marley, 30STM, Led Zeppelin, etc etc etc. Pretty much all but country and stupid bee bop teenie crap (well except of course Justin Timberlake, he's allowable)
Favorite Quote(s):


Pivotís questions (donít think too long, answer as fast as you can)
01. What is your favorite word? Lavender
02. What is your least favorite word? tits
03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? intelligence
04. What turns you off? stupidity and intolerance
05. What is your favorite curse word? f*** ( I Know its terrible, I'm working on it)
06. What sound or noise do you love? when my dog does her "talking" noises
07. What sound or noise do you hate? alarm clock - amen my sister above
08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? professional rock goddess
09. What profession would you not like to do? elementary teacher (I'm sorry kids scare me)
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? Oh yeah no worries I was asleep during your college years.

Any other tidbits you would like to share: not now thanks
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Old 04-23-2008, 09:17 PM   #143
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Meaning of user name: That's where I live!
Geographical Location: Philadelphia, PA
Age: 39
Occupation: Clinical Social Worker
Pets: Coby, a rottweiler - Oliver, a shepard mix and Shemesh a big fat cat!
Eye colour: green
Height: 5'6
Hobbies/Interests:Hiking, being with my husband and our animals, travel and cooking.
Weight: currently a lovely 253 pounds.
Problem: compulsive overeating/food addict.
Start of weight problems: Young! I remember dieting at age 10. I wasn't even overweight then. Unfortunately, I always thought I was. After college, in grad school I really began to gain significant amounts of weight.
Favourite exercise: walking
Favourite Movies: Little Miss Sunshine, Fire, Driving Ms. Daisy
Favourite books
: A Man's Search For Meaning, Victor Frankel , Skinny Legs and All - Tom Robbins and A prayer for Owen Meany -John Irving.
Favourite Music: Disco! Old school rock. Blues and classical. I love lots of venues.
Favourite People: My husband, my brother and best friend from childhood.
Least Favourite people: Hitler and other haters.
Place I want to Visit: South American and Asia (all over)
Things I worry about: my parents health, the state of the world, animal cruelity and violence.
Pivotís questions (donít think too long, answer as fast as you can)
01. What is your favorite word? quintessential
02. What is your least favorite word? bits
03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? miracles
04. What turns you off? hatred
05. What is your favorite curse word? jackass
06. What sound or noise do you love? running water
07. What sound or noise do you hate? high pitched music notes
08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? stand up comedy
09. What profession would you not like to do? an undertaker
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? Everyone you love is waiting for you, go forward.
Any other tidbits you would like to share: i hate my eating disorder
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Old 06-25-2008, 12:40 PM   #144
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Just a suggestion: Include birthdate and YM / AIM / Skype Acct. =)

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Old 06-25-2008, 03:24 PM   #145
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First name (if you want to tell): Katie
Meaning of user name: My name is Katie and I'm KRAZY!
Geographical location: Texas
Age: 30
Marital Status: Single, never married
Children/Ages: None
Occupation: Electronics Industry
Pets: Cats: 2 cats: Harley Davidson and Bob-Cat, various fish, plants
Hobbies/Interests: coupons, belly dance
Height: 5'2''
Eye/Hair Color: brown
Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: June 2008 (I mean it, this time!)
Starting Weight/Present/Goal Weight: 148/148/125
Problem: Binge eating, over eating
Plan: I don't know yet. Weight Watchers?
Favorite exercise: belly dance, walking
Favorite movies: The Full Monty, any Monty Python film, Ice Age 1/2, Shrek 1/2/3, The Fifth Element, The 13th Warrior, The Birdcage, The Adventures of Priscilla Queen of the Desert, To Wong Fu....
Favorite books/plays: can't think of any
Music: Middle Eastern, Classic Metal, anything worldly (i'm willing to listen at least once!)
Favorite Quote(s): "In my attempt to kill a fly, I drove into a telephone pole." - Unknown person's accident report.
Favorite People (dead and living): My family, they rock! My friends, they rock too!
People I canít stand: Gas mogules, my ex, the guy at work.
Places youíve been: Texas, Utah, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nevada, California, North Carolina, South Carolina, New Mexico, Tennesee, Mississippi...
Places you want to visit: Egypt, UK, Mexico, Canada, Hawaii, Alaska... much more
Pivotís questions (donít think too long, answer as fast as you can)
01. What is your favorite word? i don't know if i have one..
02. What is your least favorite word? bills
03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? hmmm
04. What turns you off? tattoos and piercings in men, men who smoke and drink like it's going out of style
05. What is your favorite curse word? f*ck
06. What sound or noise do you love? my wind chimes, my cats' meows
07. What sound or noise do you hate? trickling water, finger licking, the sound people make when they chew with their mouths open, crunching
08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? I want to have a greenhouse.
09. What profession would you not like to do? animal control
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? Your ex is in ****
Any other tidbits you would like to share: Nope
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Old 06-30-2008, 12:35 PM   #146
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First name (if you want to tell): Kris
Meaning of user name: A concertina is a nifty little accordion type of instrument, and I love them.
Geographical location: Boston
Age: 20
Marital Status: Living with 2 year partner.
Children/Ages: None
Occupation: Freelance composer/Musician
Pets: A chinchilla named scooter, 3 Degus named Dmitri, Johannes, and Bubba, and a blueberry hamster named "Purps"
Hobbies/Interests: Music, composing, physics, acoustics, chemistry, literature, playing my instruments, glass sculpture
Height: 5'7"
Eye/Hair Color: Green/Black
Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: Not entirely sure
Starting Weight/Present/Goal Weight: 180/147/139
Problem: COE>Bulimia>Anorexia>Bulimia>Recovered and trying to get back to my happy weight without resorting to eating disordered behavior.
Plan/Way of Eating Calorie counting: Be safe, and eat healthy nutritious foods.
Favorite exercise: Elliptical machine, or, dance!
Favorite movies: The Pianist, Requiem for a Dream, The Science of Sleep, Finding Nemo, and Tentatively, Wall E.
Favorite books/plays: I'm just going to go with authors: Chuch Palahniuk, David Sedaris, Bukowski, William S. Burroughs
Music: Don't get me started. Phillip Glass, Steve Reich, Mozart, Debussy, Webern, the list goes on for so long I'll stop there.
Favorite Quote(s): "You are wherever your thoughts are."
Favorite People (dead and living): Phillip Glass, Mozart, Beethoven, my Mom, my s/o, my best friend.
Places youíve been: Russia, Ukraine, East coast USA, Canada, Prague, Italy, France, Munich, The Aland Islands.
Places you want to visit: Singapore, Japan, South Africa, New Zealand
Pivotís questions (donít think too long, answer as fast as you can)
01. What is your favorite word? Arugula
02. What is your least favorite word? Webinar (ew, right?)
03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? Intelligence
04. What turns you off? Negative attitude
05. What is your favorite curse word? Eh, I'm equal opportunity.
06. What sound or noise do you love? Bass clarinet
07. What sound or noise do you hate? The drippy sound my fridge makes sometimes
08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Cosmetology!
09. What profession would you not like to do? Anything related to a lot of writing.
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? "What up."
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Old 06-30-2008, 07:56 PM   #147
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First name (if you want to tell): Ellen
Meaning of user name: It's from a Patrick Wolf song of the same title where he sings: 'My name is Tristan - and I am alive!'. He's my favorite musician, and has meant so much to me during some of my harder times.
Geographical location: Sweden
Age: 17
Marital Status: Single
Children/Ages: None
Occupation: Still in school .____.
Pets: A cat called Ronja
Hobbies/Interests: Writing, reading, music, playing my guitar, hanging out with my friends,
Height: 5'6"
Eye/Hair Color: Blue/grey
Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: Starting a week from now, although I'm starting to take control over my overeating as of today.
Starting Weight/Present/Goal Weight: 175/175/130
Problem: Binge eating/compulsive overeating
Plan/Way of Eating: Calorie counting
Favorite exercise: Long walks, jogging, yoga or dancing.
Favorite movies: Ghost World, The Science Of Sleep, Farvšl Falkenberg, Juno, Rec, Cabaret, Pan's Labyrinth.
Favorite books/plays: 'To The Lighthouse' by Virginia Woolf, 'The Golden Compass' by Philip Pullman, 'Svarta Vykort' by Marcus Birro, 'Doctor Romand' by Emmanuel Carrťre, 'Across the Nightingale Floor' by Lian Hearn.
Music: Patrick Wolf, Bright Eyes, Stars, Cake, Blood Brothers, M.I.A., Beirut, Cocorosie, Joy Division, Arcade Fire, Andrew Bird, David Bowie, BjŲrk, Billie The Vision and The Dancers, TV On The Radio, Robots In Disguise, The New Pornographers, SlagsmŚlsklubben, Two Or Three Guns, Lykke Li, Okkervil River, Sigur Růs, Joni Mitchell, Hot Chip, Elliott Smith, Flogging Molly, The Cure, Camera Obscura, Britta Persson, Fosca, Lasse Lindh, Manu Chao, Rufus Wainwright, Rocky Votolato, Anthony And The Johnsons, The Postal Service, Final Fantasy and I think I should stop there...
Favorite Quote(s): "Break a mirror and plant some seeds!", "Arms are made for hugging".
Favorite People (dead and living): My friends, my siblings, Patrick Wolf, Virginia Woolf, Nelson Mandela, Conor Oberst.
People I canít stand: People who try to put everyone around them down.
Places youíve been: Norway, Denmark, Finland, Germany, England, Italy, France.
Places you want to visit: Japan, Brazil, USA, India, China, Germany (Berlin).
Pivotís questions (donít think too long, answer as fast as you can)

01. What is your favorite word? Bellybutton.
02. What is your least favorite word? Umbilical cord.
03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? Honest smiles and words .
04. What turns you off? Negativity.
05. What is your favorite curse word? Well, I like to say: "That's bloody mental!" with a really British accent.
06. What sound or noise do you love? Harps! <3
07. What sound or noise do you hate? Chewing sounds.
08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? I don't have a profession yet.
09. What profession would you not like to do? Anything with chores that involves too much repitition.
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? I'd like to know which one of all religions is the "right" one.
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Old 07-08-2008, 12:27 PM   #148
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First name (if you want to tell): Tammy
Meaning of user name: You know - tamIam - greeneggsandtam? It all goes.
Geographical location: Beautiful Saskatchewan
Age: 36
Marital Status: N'gaged
Children/Ages: None
Occupation: Teacher
Pets: None
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, Soccer, Visual Arts
Height: 5'7"
Eye/Hair Color: Black. Black.
Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: 2004
Starting Weight/Present/Goal Weight: 185/150/140
Problem: Bulimia/Binge Eating
Plan/Way of Eating: Hmm. Sensibly.
Favorite exercise: Soccer
Favorite movies: Shawn of the Dead, The Snapper, Falling Angels
Favorite books/plays: Anything by Vonnegut
Music: Folk, Jazz, and 70's schmaltz.
Favorite Quote(s): "There are two things a woman should never be to a man a Nurse or a Purse."
Favorite People (dead and living): My mom.
People I canít stand: Jerks.
Places youíve been: I've never been to me. Hahahahahaha
Places you want to visit: Scotland. Eastern Canada.

01. What is your favorite word? tammy
02. What is your least favorite word? late
03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? awareness
04. What turns you off? jerks
05. What is your favorite curse word? ****tard
06. What sound or noise do you love? heartbeats
07. What sound or noise do you hate? rhetoric
08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? none.
09. What profession would you not like to do? entymology
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? hey. Nice shoes.
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Old 07-14-2008, 03:22 PM   #149
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Join Date: Jul 2008
Location: Massachusetts
Posts: 6

S/C/G: 377/377/150

Height: 5' 4"

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First name (if you want to tell): June
Meaning of user name: I follow a nature based spirituality
Geographical location: Massachusetts
Age: 55
Marital Status: Married for 31 years..sort of.. complicated ..but I do love him
Children/Ages: 8 - 7 adopted and 1 birth child from 36years old to 16
Occupation: disabled ..was a nurse
Pets: 2 doggies- Bonnie and Toby
Hobbies/Interests: Mystery and Horror Flicks , Reading, Gardening, Scrabble, Crosswords and Cribbage
Height: 5'-4"
Eye/Hair Color: green/red
Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: first diet when I was 10 (back in 1963)- today is July 14th 2008 (in the last year I have lost about 35-40 lbs)
Starting Weight/Present/Goal Weight: 377/377/???
Problem: compulsive overeating - emotional eating - self loathing
Plan/Way of Eating: no refined carbs and no white sugar (cause it makes me feel good)
Favorite exercise: pushing my luck
Favorite movies: Lost Boys, Big Trouble In Little China, Matrix, Princess Bride, and too many others to list...
Favorite books/plays: anything by Anne Rice or Strphen King or Agatha Christie, or Robin Cook, or Sue Grafton, or the Bronte Sisters, and a bunch of others..
Music: BLUES- hot and smoky to blue eyed blues...love 'em all! Rock, Reggae, just about anything..
Favorite Quote(s):
The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.

-Lao Tzu
Wisdom is Wisdom, no matter where it comes from


Favorite People (dead and living): Eric Clapton, BB King, My Nana (RIP), My Grandsons
People I canít stand: life is too short to waste time on hating others.. besides I have no good places to hide the bodies...
Places youíve been: New England and the Entire East Coast of US to Florida, Kentucky, West Virginia, Ohio, California, Quebec, England, Scotland, Wales, Italy, Switzerland, France.
Places you want to visit: more like places I want to go back to- Florida, England, Italy, White Mtns in NH, Green Mtns in VT, Beach at Cape Cod
Pivotís questions (donít think too long, answer as fast as you can)
01. What is your favorite word? seashell
02. What is your least favorite word? hate
03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? MUSIC
04. What turns you off? hatred and crudeness
05. What is your favorite curse word? son of a macaroni thrower!
06. What sound or noise do you love? Ocean Waves
07. What sound or noise do you hate? Burping
08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? Archeologist
09. What profession would you not like to do? Judge
10. If Heaven exists, what would you like to hear God say when you arrive at the Pearly Gates? see, you were right all along!
Any other tidbits you would like to share: I have suffered with depression and anxiety for over 10 years and I believe it is emeshed with my weight/food issues.
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Old 07-15-2008, 10:52 AM   #150
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Join Date: Jun 2008
Location: Miami, FL
Posts: 51

S/C/G: H 286/S 196/C 187/G 155

Height: 5'7.5"

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First name (if you want to tell): Crystal
Meaning of user name: First and middle name
Geographical location: Boca Raton, FL...by way of Charleston, WV, Myrtle Beach, SC and Spokane, WA
Age: 26-27 beginning of August
Marital Status: great boyfriend
Children/Ages: none
Occupation: graduate student/teacher
Pets: none
Hobbies/Interests: Reading, anything outside-hiking, snorkeling, scuba, cycling
Height: 5'-8"
Eye/Hair Color: blue/brownish
Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: January of 2006 I think
Starting Weight/Present/Goal Weight: 286/163/146
Problem: over-eating I'd say...just not paying attention
Plan/Way of Eating: *******ized Weight Watchers
Favorite exercise: cycling with boyfriend, hiking and such
Favorite movies: sooooooo many
Favorite books/plays: soooooo many
Music: pretty much love everything
Favorite Quote(s):
"I have not failed...I've just found 10,000 ways that don't work"-Edison
"The most exciting phrase to hear in science, the one that heralds new discoveries, is not 'Eureka!' (I've found it!), but 'That's funny..."-Asimov
Favorite People (dead and living): boyfriend, family, and friends
People I canít stand: hmmm
Places youíve been:all over the US-except SW states, Canada, Mexico, Bahamas
Places you want to visit: Anywhere overseas....AUSTRALIA!
Pivotís questions (donít think too long, answer as fast as you can)
01. What is your favorite word? too many to choose
02. What is your least favorite word? anything that I can't say-(speech impediment)
03. What turns you on creatively, spiritually or emotionally? happiness
04. What turns you off? ignorance
05. What is your favorite curse word? f...i say it way to much
06. What sound or noise do you love? laughter
07. What sound or noise do you hate? nails on chalkboard
08. What profession other than your own would you like to attempt? hmmm....maybe another science field instead of geology-I do love what I do though
09. What profession would you not like to do? i'll try almost anything

Any other tidbits you would like to share: I just added up yesterday and discovered that I've lost 56 inches so far off my body and I got a little excited....
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