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Old 01-13-2006, 11:55 AM   #1
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Hi all!

I signed up to be a member of this site eons ago (or at least it feels that long), so I doubt any of you will remember me. I'm Kim and I have been overweight since I was 10 years old. I am currently the heaviest I have ever been which depresses me beyond belief. I have a little boy named Austin. He's two and a half. I really want to lose weight not only for myself but for him. I want to be able to play with him. And I don't want him to be ashamed of his mom when it's time for him to start school. My only problem is I have a self defeated attitude. I have tried so many diet plans in the past and haven't stuck to any of them, that whether I want to believe this or not I end up telling myself, "why start anything? you'll never stick to it anyway!" I have really good intentions, but just no follow through. I feel like a kid in a grown-up's costume. I have NO self-discipline.

Do you think there's any hope for me?

If you've read this far, thanks for listening!!
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Old 01-13-2006, 12:03 PM   #2
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There is always hope!! Just take it a day at a time. When you look at how far you want to go it will seem daunting but if you take it a day at a time or 10 lbs at a time it's much more achieveable. My HW was 254 so I know where you're coming from. Best of luck to you!
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Old 01-13-2006, 12:06 PM   #3
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Hi Kim~

Of course there's hope for you! There's hope for us all. Hang in there and use your resources such as this forum. GOOD LUCK!!
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Old 01-13-2006, 12:13 PM   #4
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I just have to say the you have a very good reason to lose the wieght Auston is a very cute boy!!!!!!!!! He looks like a doll ....I know you love him and you will do this for him just keep thinking about much fun the two of you will have playing

Have a great day and give Auston a kiss for me...

Stay with it I know you can for Auston
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Old 01-13-2006, 12:16 PM   #5
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Kim,
Yes there is hope, you have made a good start by coming back here! There is so much support to give and receive here. Take one day at a time, you'll make it!
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Old 01-14-2006, 01:09 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Mom2LibnAustin
"why start anything? you'll never stick to it anyway!"

Do you think there's any hope for me?

Kim -- Six months ago (or seven now) I said the EXACT SAME THING. I don't know if I will be here six months from now, or six years from now, but I am doing everything in my power to prioritize this new lifestyle. So, there better be hope for people like us who say that!
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