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Old 08-26-2013, 11:21 PM   #1
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Hi everyone! Although I know this website has been around for a long time and I've browsed it for info before, I've never posted.

I'm a mom of 2 little ones (4 & 2)...I was in the best shape of my life in 2010, lost over 100 pounds after my first baby, became a fitness instructor...then became preg with my second baby and let it all go, thinking I lost it all before, I'll do it again. Not the case this time. I'm really struggling and I have been for a couple years now. I lost all my weight on a very popular plan that worked wonders for me in the past, but not this time. I don't know what my problem is. I also made a very big move while preg with my second baby and I have been extremely homesick ever since. That was 2.5 years ago.

Anyway...I know how supportive this board is and I'm hoping to make some friends here who know what I'm going through.

Thanks! <3
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Old 08-26-2013, 11:26 PM   #2
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Hello there! Huggles to you, and welcome to the best, most supportive weight loss forum I've ever been on.

As a former athlete who gained over a hundred pounds myself, I know the feelings that come with that situation. And I want you to STOP thinking about how you got here, and what failed, and concentrate on what's going to work!
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Old 08-26-2013, 11:30 PM   #3
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Maybe you don't have a problem. maybe the path is just different this time. that's okay. it happens. you'll be fine. you can do this again. maybe just a little differently.

I'm also sorry your move is so difficult. I know what it's like to be alone or feel out of place, and I sincerely hope you find connection soon.
""When October 31, 2013 comes upon us, I will be so happy I have kept at it!!" I said this back in August 2013 and it became my mantra throughout the summer of 2013. When October 31st came around, I was, indeed, deeply grateful I had remained committed to losing weight. 19 months & over 110 lbs lost later, and I remain grateful every day.

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Setbacks happen and slip-ups happen. But they don't have to define our futures. It's possible to say "enough", and to re-set the course. It's WORTH IT!

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Old 08-26-2013, 11:52 PM   #4
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welcome, glad to have you join us.

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Old 08-27-2013, 01:38 AM   #5
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Glad you decided to join up! I have only been around for a short while but came from a similar situation as before now I only browsed...but it really makes a difference to be part of the community, and it also helps to ask specific questions based on your individual situation. So, best of luck to you on your journey. We're all in this together.
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Old 08-27-2013, 03:10 AM   #6
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Good to have you here ... from one newbie to another :-)
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Old 08-27-2013, 03:11 AM   #7
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Sending you hugs. We are here for you!

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Old 08-27-2013, 12:04 PM   #8
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Welcome!! I've been done that road before where I would lose the weight for a few years, keep it off, but if I gained it back I wouldn't stress too much because I "knew" I could always take it back off again. Not so easy this time around...and I'm sure your stress is compounded by being homesick You sound like a very strong person so you've got this!
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Old 08-27-2013, 03:03 PM   #9
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Thanks for the support! I'm so looking forward to learning from you all!
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Old 08-27-2013, 03:08 PM   #10
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Hi NYer! and You are going to get lots of support here and you know what it takes to lose weight. You might have to try a different weight loss plan, but you know all about fitness, so you can do this and you will! Glad to have you! Good luck!
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