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Old 09-11-2008, 06:32 AM   #331
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DATE: 09/11/08

USERNAME/REAL NAME: woundedbrunette/Elizabeth

AGE: 18

BIRTHDAY: April 8

MARITAL STATUS: Sadly single

SPOUSE’S NAME: See above

CHILDREN/AGES: None yet

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: Reading, writing, website designing

PETS: 5 dogs, 2 cats (Petey, Rosie, Lucy, Cricket, Copper, Buzz, Tribble)

TOP WEIGHT: 350

CURRENT WEIGHT: 340 (I gained five pounds since my last weigh in. Not good)

GOAL WEIGHT: 180

HEIGHT: 5'6

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HAIR COLOR: Brown

OCCUPATION: Student

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Ohio

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS: Lack of motivation

WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL: I have learned how to motivate myself and I have learned coping skills to help me deal with the things that may happen down the road.

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT YOU? I'm opiniated. Just thought you should know that.
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Old 09-11-2008, 09:27 PM   #332
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DATE: 9/11/2008

USERNAME/REAL NAME: erricah/Errica

AGE: 37

BIRTHDAY: 7/09/1971

MARITAL STATUS: s

SPOUSE’S NAME: n/a

CHILDREN/AGES: son 16/daughter 9

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: having fun

PETS: ferret

TOP WEIGHT: 285

CURRENT WEIGHT: 260

GOAL WEIGHT: 160

HEIGHT: 5'7 1/2"

EYE COLOR: brown

HAIR COLOR: black

OCCUPATION: clerk

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Trenton, NJ

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS: Depression and Emotional Eating

WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL: Not as depressed like I used to be and have a handle on the emotional eating

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT YOU? Usually a happy go lucky person
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Old 09-24-2008, 10:21 PM   #333
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DATE: 09/24/08

USERNAME/REAL NAME: barbarajean2605/Barbara

AGE: 34

BIRTHDAY: April 4

MARITAL STATUS: Single

SPOUSE’S NAME: N/A

CHILDREN/AGES: Michelle/3

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: Reading, listening to music, writing, being with family and friends, the outdoors, and watching sports.

PETS: N/A

TOP WEIGHT: 240

CURRENT WEIGHT: 218

GOAL WEIGHT: 140

HEIGHT: 5'3

EYE COLOR: Brown

HAIR COLOR: Brown

OCCUPATION: Mommy

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Minnesota

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS: Trying to exercise and if I don't see results right away I get frustrated.

WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL: Wanting to be healthy for myself and my daughter. Finally taking care of everything in my life.

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT YOU? I have been diagnosed with PCOS, Depression/Anxiety/traits of Personality Disorder. I just had bloodwork show my cholesterol and sugars are getting up there. I don't want anymore health problems. I want to lose the weight and maybe take care of everything.
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Old 09-25-2008, 12:26 AM   #334
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DATE: 9/25/08

USERNAME/REAL NAME: Lizzie060955/ liz

AGE: 53

BIRTHDAY: 06/09/55

MARITAL STATUS: married for 37yrs

SPOUSE’S NAME: Carl

CHILDREN/AGES: 2 sons steve 36 and robert 34, both married and have 3 girls between them.

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: crafts, any, reading, swimming, scrapbooking, puzzles, computer, making friends

PETS: 3 small dogs, 1 cat and 3 parrots

TOP WEIGHT: 292

CURRENT WEIGHT: 278

GOAL WEIGHT: 160?

HEIGHT: 5'4"

EYE COLOR: brown

HAIR COLOR: brown [only hairdresser knows] hehe

OCCUPATION: disabled

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: NEAST, PA

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS: depression, feelings, binging, etc.

WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL: not really sure just want to get weight off.

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT YOU? i have 3 granddaughters, jordan is 14, jenna is 10. they are my youngest sons girls.
hannah is 16 months, she is our oldest sons daughter. they are the apples of my eye, my heart swells.
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Old 09-25-2008, 09:36 PM   #335
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AGE:30

BIRTHDAY:2/10/78

MARITAL STATUS:Married

SPOUSE’S NAME:Jason

CHILDREN/AGES:Jacob,Ethan, Matthew (3yrs old) and Olivia (1yr old)

HOBBIES/INTERESTS:Crafts, WoW, Science, blogs. computer, WW, My kids

PETS:2 dogs

TOP WEIGHT 282

CURRENT WEIGHT: 247

GOAL WEIGHT:125

HEIGHT:5'2"

EYE COLOR:brown

HAIR COLOR:brown

OCCUPATIONre nursing student, and Elder care

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATIONN

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS: staying motivated and emotional eating

WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL: It is the only aspect of my life that is still going down hill

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT YOU? i am a very busy mother of triplets + 1 and I work full time, go to school part time. I love food and I have severe issues with depression. I have been diagnosed Bipolar.
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Old 10-01-2008, 07:46 PM   #336
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USERNAME/REAL NAME: whisperinghope/Michelle

AGE: 40

BIRTHDAY: 7\2\68

MARITAL STATUS: blissfully married (13 years!)

SPOUSE’S NAME: Bryan

CHILDREN/AGES: Son-Robbie/24, his fiance Teri/24, daughter-Heather/21, her husband-Luis/25, granddaughter-Faith Anne/3, granddaughter-Nevaeh Hope/18months.

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: I love to read and listen to music and travel.

PETS: One dog-Schmoo

TOP WEIGHT: 272.2

CURRENT WEIGHT: 262.2

GOAL WEIGHT: 135

HEIGHT: 5'2"

EYE COLOR: Green

HAIR COLOR: Brown

OCCUPATION: Desk Clerk

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Texas, USA

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS: Emotional eating and not knowing when to stop.

WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL: I am sick of being fat, my feet hurt all the time.

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT YOU? I have a real hard time sticking to things.
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Old 10-02-2008, 11:48 AM   #337
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DATE: October 2nd, 2008

USERNAME/REAL NAME: tmignemi2/terri

AGE: 36

BIRTHDAY: 12/10/1971

MARITAL STATUS: married

SPOUSE’S NAME: Chris

CHILDREN/AGES: Christopher, age 6

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: drumcorps, colorguard

PETS: none

TOP WEIGHT: 227

CURRENT WEIGHT: 217

GOAL WEIGHT: 160

HEIGHT: 5'7"

EYE COLOR: brown

HAIR COLOR: brown

OCCUPATION: stay at home mom

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Staten Island, NY

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS: willpower

WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL: i am determined this time. i've gotten way too big.

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT YOU? Just ask
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Old 10-03-2008, 07:32 AM   #338
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DATE: October 3, 2008

USERNAME/REAL NAME: AngieH75/Angie

AGE: 33

BIRTHDAY: April 9, 1975

MARITAL STATUS: Unmarried/In a relationship

SPOUSE’S NAME: N/A

CHILDREN/AGES: N/A

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: Reading, scrapbooking, sleeping (!)

PETS: My kid if you will, she’s a miniature Doberman/sheltie mix and tons of attitude! I’ve had her since she was 8 weeks old.

TOP WEIGHT: 176

CURRENT WEIGHT: 162

GOAL WEIGHT: Mid 150’s

HEIGHT: 5’ 9”

EYE COLOR: Dark Brown

HAIR COLOR: Black but turning salt and pepper rapidly. I have a nice big chunk of white hair almost dead center in the front. A lot of people ask if I “have it done”, no it’s natural

OCCUPATION: Tax Associate, Payroll department for a major US Retailer

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Minnesota

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS: Falling off the wagon and eating all sorts of unhealthy things – pasta, chocolate, chips, cookies, you know. . .

WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL: Organic and natural foods are more available/affordable and they taste good.

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT YOU?
I just started back on Prozac yesterday and will be going back to counseling. I’ve done both before (I was in counseling from age 11 – 20. Prozac for about a year or so when I turned 19) and I’m wondering if I really have Dysthemia (chronic depression) because I seem to have a major episode every year or so.
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Old 10-06-2008, 01:49 AM   #339
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I like this idea, it makes things easier; something like this would've been easier in the main introduction forum too.

DATE: October 6, 2008

USERNAME/REAL NAME: TracysBabygirl/ Lillian

AGE: 23 in a few days

BIRTHDAY: October 11th

MARITAL STATUS: Newly Married on June 7, 2008

SPOUSE’S NAME: Tracy Greg

CHILDREN/AGES: None yet and not until I get my Master's Degree and tenure, LOL!

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: Watching CSI & FoodNetwork, Yoga, fixing up our house, teaching

PETS: Hubby has a coon dog named Jimbo and I'm looking into if I want to get a Poodle/Westie mix (they're hypoallergenic and don't shed.)

TOP WEIGHT: 221

CURRENT WEIGHT: 214

GOAL WEIGHT: 163 to start; 135 when it's all said and done.

HEIGHT: 5'4''

EYE COLOR: Blue

HAIR COLOR: Brown

OCCUPATION: Elementary Teacher

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Kentucky, USA

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS: Not planning well

WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL: If I don't lose weight for my health I won't be around much longer, let alone even be able to think about having a child in the future.

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT YOU? I recovered from an eating disorder my senior year of high school only to go the opposite way into compulsive overeating. I suffer from anxiety/panic disorder and major depressive disorder which ultimately affects my actions in trying to lose weight.
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Old 10-09-2008, 08:10 PM   #340
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USERNAME/REAL NAME: Joslynn/Dara

AGE: 35

BIRTHDAY: 07/12

MARITAL STATUS: Divorced

SPOUSE’S NAME: NA. My current mates name is Andy

CHILDREN/AGES: 1 son named Simon

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: All things Italian, bass guitar, singing, creative writing, producing my music (just started so I'm not very good at this yet), learning Italian.

PETS: One cat, Yossarian Eugene Pearl

TOP WEIGHT: 206

CURRENT WEIGHT: 204

GOAL WEIGHT:
150

HEIGHT:
5' 2"

EYE COLOR: Dark brown

HAIR COLOR: Dark brown

OCCUPATION: Educational marketing

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Iowa, USA

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS: Weight loss.

WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL: This is really the first time I've ever been overweight. I have always been a skinny person until the past couple of years.

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT YOU? Nope
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Old 10-22-2008, 07:08 AM   #341
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Smile Happy October

DATE: 10/21/2008

USERNAME/REAL NAME: Verrine

AGE: 39.5

BIRTHDAY: April 8

MARITAL STATUS: Married 9 years

SPOUSE’S NAME: Rich

CHILDREN/AGES: Son age 4, stepdaughter age 24

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: online game, boardgames, baking

PETS: >^.^< named Izzy & some small tropical fish

TOP WEIGHT: 168

CURRENT WEIGHT: 168

GOAL WEIGHT: 130

HEIGHT: 5'1"

EYE COLOR: brown

HAIR COLOR: brown

OCCUPATION: keep students in college

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Baltimore, Maryland

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS: I food.

WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL: 10 year anniversary in July

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT YOU? can't think of anything right now
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Old 10-22-2008, 02:46 PM   #342
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DATE: 10/22/08

USERNAME/REAL NAME: sct/ Sarah

AGE: 30

BIRTHDAY: 02/04/78

MARITAL STATUS: Not married-long term relationship

BF's NAME: Denis

CHILDREN/AGES: none

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: Reading, Sewing, Yoga

PETS: none

TOP WEIGHT: 165

CURRENT WEIGHT: I don't know, I don't own a scale , I'd guess around 160

GOAL WEIGHT: 140

HEIGHT: 5'-10"

EYE COLOR: Blue

HAIR COLOR: Blonde

OCCUPATION: Electrical Technician

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Omaha, NE

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS: I don't have enough time to exercise, plan healthy meals. I'm also addicted to sugar.

WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL: I'm not so much concerned with losing weight as I am living a healthier lifestyle. I think weight loss will come with the changes I am trying to make

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT YOU? I'm a workaholic.

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Old 11-11-2008, 04:33 PM   #343
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USERNAME/REAL NAME: Gypsy Severina/Elizabeth

AGE: 19

BIRTHDAY: November 23

MARITAL STATUS: Single

SPOUSE’S NAME: none

CHILDREN/AGES: none

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: Drawing, writing, watching movies, Disney World, reading, painting, singing, cooking low-fat

PETS: 1 beta fish bent on taking over the world

TOP WEIGHT: 312

CURRENT WEIGHT: 284.6

GOAL WEIGHT: 140

HEIGHT: 5' 7 3/4" ~ 5' 8"

EYE COLOR: Green

HAIR COLOR: Purple in the front, brown in the back

OCCUPATION: Student

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Florida

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS: No motivation

WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL: I'm seeing a nutritionist and a counselor at school to help me work out my issues that are holding me back

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT YOU? I have a very dry sense of humor, very sarcastic. Be forewarned.
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Old 11-11-2008, 08:17 PM   #344
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DATE: 11/11/08

USERNAME/REAL NAME: Arlene Dallas/Arlene

AGE: 48

BIRTHDAY: January 18th

MARITAL STATUS: Separated but in a long term relationship

SPOUSE’S NAME: Jeff but my BF is Hamid

CHILDREN/AGES: none

HOBBIES/INTERESTS: Reading, cooking, jewelry making, computer stuff, BUNCO

PETS: a bichon name Augie and a poodle named Teddi

TOP WEIGHT: 341

CURRENT WEIGHT: 267

GOAL WEIGHT: 150 by my 50th

HEIGHT: 5' 7"

EYE COLOR: Brown

HAIR COLOR: Bottle blonde

OCCUPATION: healthcare consulting

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION: Texas

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS: sticking to a diet more than a couple of days

WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL: I dont know

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT YOU? I lost my marriage, my job and my dad in the past two years and I am just trying to pick up the pieces and move on
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Old 11-12-2008, 12:57 AM   #345
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DATE:11/11/2008

USERNAME/REAL NAME: Satisfaction/Jamie

AGE:19

BIRTHDAY:April 17

MARITAL STATUS:In a relationship

SPOUSE’S NAME:Not yet

CHILDREN/AGES:Not yet

HOBBIES/INTERESTS:Crocheting, Gym, Reading, Cooking, Music & Movies.

PETS:None at the moment

TOP WEIGHT:265LBS

CURRENT WEIGHT:235LBS (Maybe lower, havent checked in lately )

GOAL WEIGHT: 175LBS, but eventually maybe lower like 150-155lbs.

HEIGHT:5'6"

EYE COLOR:Brown

HAIR COLOR:Real hair color is brown but I dye it red all the time

OCCUPATION: I work as a customer rep for a security company

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION:MB, Canada

WHAT IS YOUR BIGGEST PROBLEM IN WEIGHT LOSS:
-Emotional eating
- "Forgetting" about what's important
- Eating whatever I want because it tastes good, and taking too much.
WHAT IS DIFFERENT THIS TIME THAT WILL MAKE YOU SUCCESSFUL:
- This time I have asked for the Lord's help
- I remind myself everyday this is important
- I NEED to do it for my health, no one else is going to take care of me but me.

ANYTHING ELSE YOU WOULD LIKE PEOPLE TO KNOW ABOUT YOU?
- I don't really know, can ask if you want, lol.
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