Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 06-01-2005, 07:51 PM   #1  
Long-necked Leaf Eater
Thread Starter
 
VeggiMom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Humidityville - or Florida
Posts: 13

Default Howdy! I'm new again ...

Well - Here I am. 5'7" tall. 36 years old. And 308.0 pounds. Zoiks. What have I done to myself?!?!

I've been here before - a couple of years ago. But I'm just so sick of being fat. So I'm working on kicking my bad food habits to the curb so I can start eating healthier.

I don't even have an ultimate goal weight in mind since I have to loose 100 pounds just to be considered fat. Right now I just want to concentrate on making changes and feeling better about those changes.

But I don't know a single person in my real life who struggles with significant weight issues so I often feel very isolated and alone in all of this. Which is where, I hope, this board will come into play!

So there I am ... in a nutshell ... a big nutshell ... but a nutshell none the less!
VeggiMom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2005, 09:13 PM   #2  
Losing 1/2 of Myself
 
treefrogtoes's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2003
Location: Appleton, WI
Posts: 212

S/C/G: 324/195/170

Height: 5'9"

Default

Welcome to the club! Enjoy the company of 'real' people!
treefrogtoes is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2005, 10:22 PM   #3  
Linda
 
famograham's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2005
Location: Beautiful Vancouver Island, B.C. Canada
Posts: 1,781

Height: 5'0"

Default

Welcome Carole!

I can honestly say that I really don't think you could have found a better place for support, or a more wonderful group of friends

I've only been here for around six weeks and the motivation and support is just amazing, not to mention the fact that the people here are so inspiring and ...succeeding! There's nothing like joining a group who really means it this time!

You really can fall in love in six weeks....I'm in love with all of you here REALLY!

Welcome again, make yourself at home!

xox
Linda
famograham is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2005, 10:34 PM   #4  
missaprylj
Guest
 
Posts: n/a

Default

Welcome, welcome, welcome!

Feel free to jump right in anywhere. Our June Points Challenge just started if you want to be accountable for the whole month. Good luck!
  Reply With Quote
Old 06-01-2005, 11:16 PM   #5  
Senior Member
 
hautbois's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: Michigan
Posts: 458

Height: 5'7"

Default

Welcome!!! Isn't it nice to have support from people dealing with the same issues you are? Makes a big difference. GL!
hautbois is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2005, 01:03 AM   #6  
Senior Member
 
djs06's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2004
Posts: 2,383

S/C/G: 274/?/175

Height: 5'8

Default

hi there! good luck
djs06 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2005, 01:12 AM   #7  
Born Loser
 
howie6267's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2003
Location: Newark, OH
Posts: 2,528

S/C/G: 490/See Tracker/245

Default

Welcome and jump right in. Look forward to getting to know you.
howie6267 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2005, 01:18 AM   #8  
Junior Member
 
ArmyGirl1974's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 16

Smile Welcome!

I loved what you said about needing to lose 100 pounds just to be considered "fat". Ain't it the truth! I weigh three hundred pounds (on the nose, just got back from a WW meeting) and I thought something along those very same lines tonight! Ah well....at least we've kept our sense of humor. I am new here too, but it seems like a GREAT place, and I have gotten a lot of hope, inspiration and motivation from these boards and the journals.
ArmyGirl1974 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2005, 02:55 AM   #9  
if only she'd lose weight
 
SuchAPrettyFace's Avatar
 
Join Date: Sep 2002
Location: Midwest, USA
Posts: 3,249

S/C/G: 360/see ticker/180

Height: 5'7

Default

Welcome to the club. Has anyone told you about the initiation?
SuchAPrettyFace is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2005, 10:35 AM   #10  
Long-necked Leaf Eater
Thread Starter
 
VeggiMom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Humidityville - or Florida
Posts: 13

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by SuchAPrettyFace
Welcome to the club. Has anyone told you about the initiation?
Not yet ... Just hoping I don't have to eat any bugs!
VeggiMom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2005, 10:55 AM   #11  
Senior Member
 
Inca's Momma's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2001
Location: Greensboro, North Carolina
Posts: 673

Default

Hiya and welcome to our family! Nope the initiation is you have to eat fruits and veggies not bugs, they are too many calories Please stop by often and join all of us on our journeys.
Inca's Momma is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2005, 10:56 AM   #12  
Long-necked Leaf Eater
Thread Starter
 
VeggiMom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Humidityville - or Florida
Posts: 13

Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by Inca's Momma
Hiya and welcome to our family! Nope the initiation is you have to eat fruits and veggies not bugs, they are too many calories Please stop by often and join all of us on our journeys.
That I can do! Thanks for the welcome, everyone!
VeggiMom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2005, 01:06 PM   #13  
IR/PCOS/Pre-Diabetic
 
synger's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 1999
Posts: 1,797

S/C/G: 310/*ticker*/150

Height: 5'4"

Default

Quote:
Nope the initiation is you have to eat fruits and veggies not bugs, they are too many calories
Actually, bugs are fairly high in protein, low in carbs, and usually fairly low in fat. There is a movement, small but growing, to revive interest in Entomophagy (the eating of insects) in the "industrialized" nations. Insects have been a stape food for millenia, and are MUCH less labor, land, and water-intensive to raise than cattle.

Nutritional value for various insects

An article

A page with some very interesting links...

We now return you to your regularly scheduled morning reading...
synger is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2005, 01:09 PM   #14  
Long-necked Leaf Eater
Thread Starter
 
VeggiMom's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jun 2005
Location: Humidityville - or Florida
Posts: 13

Default

Uh ... thanks synger... ewwwwwwww
VeggiMom is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 06-02-2005, 02:37 PM   #15  
Senior Member
 
zoritsa's Avatar
 
Join Date: Feb 2005
Posts: 489

S/C/G: 256/???/150

Default

Hi there! I don't post as often as I'd like to,but I do come here alot to read the posts.They are very inspiring and have helped me stay on plan even when I didn't want to.I've even noticed that I avoid coming here when I'm not as on plan as I should be ....so and stick around.
zoritsa is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off



All times are GMT -4. The time now is 03:45 PM.


We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to Amazon.com and affiliated sites.
Copyright 2018 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.