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Old 06-16-2004, 02:50 PM   #1
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Smile New here!

Hi all!! I'm new here, wanted to introduce myself. I'm Amber, 27yr old mom of 2 boys, 7yr old Billy & 4mo old Payton. Wife of Billy. I'm a Nurse and am ready to get this long carried weight off! I guess you could say I started the SBD today. I am currently 176lbs and am hoping to lose 46lbs to be down to 130 at the highest. That's my goal! I look forward to getting to know you all and sharing our ups & downs!

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Old 06-16-2004, 03:17 PM   #2
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Welcome to The Beach, Amber. I will move your post into the Fat Chicks On The Beach Forum where you will find lots of support and suggestions.
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Old 06-16-2004, 04:21 PM   #3
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Welcome, Amber! Thanks for joining us on the beach!
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Old 06-16-2004, 05:39 PM   #4
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Welcome to the Beach, Amber!
I am a runner!

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Old 06-16-2004, 05:54 PM   #5
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Welcome, Amber! Glad to see you on the beach!

There are two other nurses and one phlebotomist on this board right now (RNMOM and ADDFlower, Mamacita)...I think we're going to be the healthiest forum on these boards!

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Old 06-16-2004, 06:41 PM   #6
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Hi Amber! I am also a new chick to the beach, I started last Monday. I think that you will enjoy SBD and I wish you lots of luck!
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Old 06-17-2004, 02:43 AM   #7
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Welcome Stacey and Amber!!

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Old 06-17-2004, 02:12 PM   #8
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Hi Amber... I'm not an RN yet... I graduate in December.

This is a great place full of friendly people... welcome!

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Old 06-17-2004, 03:53 PM   #9
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Hi Amber and Stacy,

looking forward to getting to know you both!
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Old 06-30-2004, 02:58 PM   #10
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Default new to the message boards and sbd

I have been doing sbd for about 4 weeks. I lost five pounds in the first two and a half weeks but i am stuck at five pounds now. Any suggestions?undefined
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Old 06-30-2004, 03:01 PM   #11
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Just stick with it, it'll come off.
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Old 06-30-2004, 03:08 PM   #12
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I hope so. It would be really encouraging if I could even just lose one more pound. I would feel like I was on the right track.
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Old 06-30-2004, 04:56 PM   #13
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Welcome to SBD.
Never be afraid to try something new.
Remember.... Amateurs built the ark,
Professionals built the Titanic.

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WW 186/125.75/120 May 2002
SBD 170/127.0/130 May - Nov. 2004
SBD 188/179/130 May 2012

May Goal: 10 pounds
Start Weight: 188
Present Weight: 179
Lost: 9 pounds
Remaining: 1 pounds
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Old 06-30-2004, 07:56 PM   #14
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Most people stall in weeks 3-4 but if you take your measurements you will find that your size is probably getting smaller. Make sure you are eating plenty of vegies, drinking lots of water and getting some exercise. Stalls are common, you just need to work through them.
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Old 07-01-2004, 05:33 AM   #15
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Hi there all and welcome to the beach. As to the stalling after around a month, it does seem to happen for a lot of people. Best to focus on how much looser your clothes feel. xx

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