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Old 07-24-2006, 08:56 PM   #1
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Hi all... lets see......my name is Theresa and I am mom to three kids; Danielle (15), Patrick (13) & Zac (8). I have been married to my love, Tim, for almost 19 years. I work as a school bus driver (now you know why I lost my marbles!! ) and I have 108 lbs to loose. I have tried WW 4 times it just doesn't work for me. Not a bad program but I don't care for our speaker very much and I only have one to choose from in my town. I have been walking 2 - 3 miles a day. I have a walking buddy that keeps me going she is however, 85 lbs heavier than I am so when we are walking although we can get the miles in it is not at a cardio work out pace for me so I try to add something else into my day. I have been having a hard time the last couple of days with the heat being so bad, 90 F by 9:00 am, and my walking buddy is on vacation. I have been a semi veg. for some time now ( no eggs, milk, or red meat) I am trying to be a little stricter about my carbs, which I have been living on, and make my plate higher in green and yellow veges and cut out the fat, except for avocados. I am also trying to eat breakfast every morning. I am really bad about not eating until I am starved and then binging. Anyway, that's just about where I am at right now I hope to get to know all of you better on this journey.


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Welcome Theresa!!! I hope you find this site very supportive, and motivating!! Gosh, sounds like you are doing things right though... I hope you have great success making the lifestyle changes needed to lose the weight you want!!! Feel free to post in the support groups, we have a thread going about 3 mile walking ( or running or whatever...) I love reading about everyone's successes!!! Good luck!!!!
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Old 07-27-2006, 02:22 AM   #3
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hey theresa, I hope you hang in there, its going to get better just think of whats motivating you.You sound just like me that I use to skip breakfast and I also went to weight watcher. It didn't work for me what ended up working for me was counting calories. just hang in there and just think of a strong motivation like your children. there shouldn't be anything stronger then that. If you fall from the wagon get back on it. good luck and welcome.
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