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Old 10-09-2005, 10:09 AM   #1
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Its been a long time since I've been here...I was in the small group of us who started the 100lb club years ago. We started out in a thread in Buddy Up and soon after they reformatted the board and we had our own little home. I was fairly active here through late 2001, but health problems got the best of me and I've been pretty off track since then. I've decided I need to get back on track- I am a lot further away from my goal then I ever was.

I see a few familar faces from way back then and lots of new people too- I can't wait to get to know everyone again. I'm single, 33 & live in mid-Michigan. Due to my medical problems, I am no longer able to work or go to school (had been working on my PhD when my life got turned upside down). I have 2 cats- Maxwell & HoneyDew- and a dog- Maggie. My mom lives with me to help with all the medical stuff. I hope that by getting my weight down that some of my medical problems won't be as severe- I can't imagine never working again and can't believe its been 5 years already...it seems like yesterday.

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Old 10-09-2005, 10:17 AM   #2
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Welcome back Christine!
Height: 6'2
Starting weight/ Current low weight/"redline" weight
Total: 267.6 pounds.

I will do the Komen 60 mile walk for breast cancer again this year!!
Next goal is 175: Pounds from goal = 4.2.
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Old 10-09-2005, 12:21 PM   #3
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Welcome back to the forum Christine! It sounds like you've been through and are still going through a rough period with your health. I'm looking forward to seeing more posts from you!
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1st Goal: Enter Twoterville. Goal was met on 8/17/05.
2nd Goal: Get my 50 lb. magnet from WW. I met the 50 lb. goal on 9/14/05, but had to make my own magnet since I got kicked out of WW!
3rd Goal: 100 lbs gone.
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Old 10-09-2005, 01:21 PM   #4
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Welcome back Christine ~ I remember you for way back when. Glad to see you back and back on track ~ you can do it!!
One day at a time ~ never giving up!!

Nobody can force you to have a certain attitude. But life will go so much better if you will simply choose to be positive. When you wake up, choose to be happy. Choose to be grateful for the day. (Joel Osteen)

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Old 10-09-2005, 02:34 PM   #5
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Hi! Welcome back Christine. How cool to have one of the original 100 lb. clubbers back on board! I'm glad you've found your way back here, and are ready for a fresh, new start!

New goal: staying binge free and losing those last few again, but for the last time!!
"Never trade what you want at the moment for what you want the most." -unknown
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Old 10-09-2005, 04:25 PM   #6
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Welcome back. I'm sorry to hear about your health problems. Good for you for coming here again to try and redice some of the health issues through weight loss!

Started Sonoma Diet 1/9/06. St. Patty's Goal:

Started 7/11/05 @ 278
Weight loss to date: 38 lbs.
Goal: 160

Program: pure foods, weight lifting, cardio

Body for Life 9/26/05-12/19/05 after about 8 weeks of non BFL lifiting
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Old 10-10-2005, 03:05 AM   #7
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BACK! As you know, you've come to the right place for support. Looking forward to seeing you lose some weight and lose those health issues. You can do it!
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Old 10-10-2005, 09:19 AM   #8
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Welcome back!

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Old 10-10-2005, 09:48 AM   #9
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back! I remember you!!! Glad to see you found your way back home. I know you can do this!!

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Old 10-10-2005, 10:37 AM   #10
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Welcome back. I too remember you from way back when.

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Old 10-10-2005, 11:57 AM   #11
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Welcome back, Christine!

And a big thank you for being one of the founders of the 100lb. Club. Just the best place on the 'Net for support.
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Interim goals
  • Previous High Weight of 247 (Oct 2005)
  • No longer morbidly obese at 232
  • Quit-Smoking Weight of 224 (Jan 2008)
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Old 10-10-2005, 08:49 PM   #12
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Welcome back Christine. I look forward to getting to know you.
Goal of 245 Made 12/21/05 Half the man.
New Goal to regain the above goal.

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you do, do all to the glory of God. 1 Corinthians 10:31

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Old 10-10-2005, 09:21 PM   #13
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Welcome back Christine

So nice to have you "home"

TRYING to leave the batteries out of my scale!!
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Old 10-10-2005, 11:57 PM   #14
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Thanks everyone! I kept saying I would get back on track at some point, and suddenly I realize how much time has passed by- its shocking & embaressing! I did pretty good yesterday & today- I did most of my monthly grocery shopping & picked up a few things I needed...and left lots of things at the store that I would have liked- if you know what I mean I'm trying to not do my typical over planning & wanting 100% perfections of myself- I know its not realistic...but wouldn't it be nice? I'm still figuring out just how to do this with all my health problems- I've spoken with my doctors, but other then the 'lose weight', it seems most don't think of the 'how' part & what it means in relation to everything else.

I need to get some of my exercise equipment set back up...did I mention I have enough to fill a gym? Okay...not quite that much, but more then any one person should have...especially if you don't ever use it. Ironically there is a lot of it I can't use anymore due to my knee, but I don't have the heart to get rid of it (and beside, my mom might not like if I got rid of the things she uses regularly). I know I am start at a lot different point then I was 6 years ago, when I was much more healthy. I have to just get back to were I was starting at before- I have a long uphill battle ahead of me.

I really look forward to getting to know everyone again & helping each other out on our journeys toward health~
Christine Restarting all over....again...but at least I'm trying
Taking little steps~ 10- 15 pound steps to be exact
1st Step~12/20/05 ~~~ 2nd Step~1/31/06
~~~2/21/06 I've released 10% of my body weight!!!~~~
Now onto Step #3 of 10- Releasing another 15 pounds~
One for each 5 pounds released
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