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Old 07-02-2010, 08:41 PM   #1
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On April 5, 2010 I decided that I was finally ready to lose some weight. It took me eight months of weight training at the gym to realize that I can lose weight and I don't have to be afraid to try. That I won't be betraying Fat Acceptance. And that I don't have to be invisible to men to be safe to live my life.

Then I met my husband, we moved in together and I slowly gained 120 lbs over 12 years. I never thought I would have 100 lbs to lose, much less 120. I'm afraid that I will fail. I am afraid if I succeed I will be tempted to fool around or attract abusive or stalkerish guys. But I'm more afraid of feeling badly all the time, not being able to wear what I want and not being able to physically keep up when people are walking.

In May I added a reduced calorie diet (1,000 - 1,200 cal/day low fat and carbs) to my gym efforts. I lost 10 lbs. over two months. This week I added Phentermine and a liter of water a day. I hope to be up to 2 liters shortly.

So wish me luck.
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Old 07-02-2010, 08:41 PM   #2
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Hi and welcome to 3FC.

Good luck with your goals.

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Old 07-02-2010, 08:50 PM   #3
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Old 07-03-2010, 12:33 AM   #4
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Welcome and good luck!

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Old 07-03-2010, 01:06 AM   #5
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Jess, its Matt! Welcome to 3fcs!
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Starting weight/ Current low weight/"redline" weight
446.8/179.2/180.0
Total: 267.6 pounds.

I will do the Komen 60 mile walk for breast cancer again this year!!
Next goal is 175: Pounds from goal = 4.2.
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Old 07-03-2010, 01:13 AM   #6
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BTW, I'm usually in the "100 pound club" forum here. Let me know if you have any questions.
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I will do the Komen 60 mile walk for breast cancer again this year!!
Next goal is 175: Pounds from goal = 4.2.
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Old 07-03-2010, 10:30 AM   #7
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Thanks DhaniCauldwell, and Hi matt_H! matt_H, thanks for letting me know about this Forum.
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Old 07-03-2010, 02:22 PM   #8
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Welcome! Good luck with your efforts!
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Old 07-03-2010, 06:13 PM   #9
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Thanks, Liliann!
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Old 07-04-2010, 08:36 AM   #10
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Welcome to the forums and KUDOS to you for taking on so much for your health and well being. Keep us updated on your progress

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On April 5, 2010 I decided that I was finally ready to lose some weight. It took me eight months of weight training at the gym to realize that I can lose weight and I don't have to be afraid to try. That I won't be betraying Fat Acceptance. And that I don't have to be invisible to men to be safe to live my life.

Then I met my husband, we moved in together and I slowly gained 120 lbs over 12 years. I never thought I would have 100 lbs to lose, much less 120. I'm afraid that I will fail. I am afraid if I succeed I will be tempted to fool around or attract abusive or stalkerish guys. But I'm more afraid of feeling badly all the time, not being able to wear what I want and not being able to physically keep up when people are walking.

In May I added a reduced calorie diet (1,000 - 1,200 cal/day low fat and carbs) to my gym efforts. I lost 10 lbs. over two months. This week I added Phentermine and a liter of water a day. I hope to be up to 2 liters shortly.

So wish me luck.
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Old 07-07-2010, 02:09 PM   #11
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Thanks, Losing It 2010!
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