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AmandaPlus4 05-01-2009 08:01 PM

First name:Amanda

Geographical location: Pittsburgh

Age:29

Marital Status: Married for 10 years

Children/Ages: ds Tyler is 10, dd1 Chloe is 8, dd2 Anna is 4 and dd4 Caroline is 14 months

Occupation: SAHM

Pets: Oh, a bunch- 2 dogs, 2 cats, a bearded dragon and a corn snake

Hobbies/Interests: Mainly photography

Height: 5'1"

Eye/Hair Color: Brown/Brown

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: Well, this go-around would be 2/25/08, when dc4 was born lol

Starting Weight: 145

Present Weight: Not sure, because one of my kids dumped a cup of water on my digital scale.

Goal Weight: 115

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: Right now it's that I am still nursing my youngest; my body really holds onto weight while I am bf.

Following any specific plan: no

Anything else you would like to share with us: I am a crunchy, vegetarian, homeschooling kind of Mom :p

katsb 05-01-2009 11:44 PM

First name: Katharine

Geographical location: California

Age: 23

Marital Status: engaged

Children/Ages: none yet, I'm hoping to be healthier when we start trying in a couple of years

Occupation: college student

Pets: 1 dachshund

Hobbies/Interests: spending time with my friends/fiance/mom, reading, the internet

Height: 5'4''

Eye/Hair Color: brown hair (with blonde highlights), hazel eyes

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: April 19, 2009

Starting Weight: 207

Present Weight: 205

Goal Weight: 140

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: lack of self-control around food, wanting to give up on exercise

Following any specific plan: just going to the gym 5 days a week (2 of those with a personal trainer) and watching what I eat

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: I'm being serious about the gym!

Anything else you would like to share with us: 3FC is a fun place to be :)

JerseyRockerGal85 05-03-2009 01:02 PM

First name: Sheril

Geographical location: New Jersey

Age: 23

Marital Status: In a relationship

Children/Ages: None yet

Occupation: Retail / Working at the Starbucks in Target (ooh the temptation)

Pets: 2 cats (chelsea and mystic), some fish and a pet mouse

Hobbies/Interests: educating myself on nutrition, hanging out with friends, exercising! I'm definately not myself if I don't exercise, Being a Barista...coffee is life to me lol, drawing, painting, reading, writing, being a computer nerd, photography

Height: 4'9"

Eye/Hair Color: Grayish/bluish/green eyes, dark brown hair

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: had to have been sometime in mid april

Starting Weight: 225

Present Weight: 217

Goal Weight: at the moment it's 199, then 180...I want to make small goals for myself instead of looking at the big picture

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: the cravings! getting started definately.

Following any specific plan: really portion control and Weight Watchers. I have a wonderful group :)

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: I feel like i've finally gotten real, i've been yoyoing my since I was atleast 15 years old and it's time to stop.

Anything else you would like to share with us: Love this community so much! Anytime i'm feeling discouraged I come here and it picks me right back up

KEmery08 05-03-2009 10:37 PM

First name: Kimberly

Geographical location: Kansas

Age:22

Marital Status:Married

Children/Ages:None

Occupation:Special Education Para/Student

Pets:One dog, 7 chickens & a duck

Hobbies/Interests:Reading, photography, movies, cooking

Height:5'2

Eye/Hair Color:Blue/Blond

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey:May 1, 2009

Starting Weight:176

Present Weight:176

Goal Weight:120-125

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss:Food temptations, accountability to work out

Following any specific plan:Considering WW

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past:I'm not angry, sad, mad, etc. I'm motivated.

Anything else you would like to share with us: I'm SO glad I found this site. :hug:

BrennaDawn 05-05-2009 08:31 PM

First name: Brenna

Geographical location: Vancouver, WA

Age: 25

Marital Status: single but in an amazing relationship <3

Children/Ages: 0

Occupation:teacher

Pets: 1 cat - Mr. Bojangles

Hobbies/Interests:videogames, painting, hiking, Spanish, reading

Height: 5'7

Eye/Hair Color: blue/brown

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: a long, long time ago... Restarting today, bought wiifit last night and recently joined a yoga studio

Starting Weight: 187

Present Weight:187

Goal Weight:140

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: food, I love it. Dieting works wonders but I find it incredibly difficult to stick to it

Following any specific plan: 45 mins a day on wii fit, more fruits and veggies, more water, 3-5 yoga/dance classes a week

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past:This is the heaviest I've been and I'm just sick of the self loathing

Anything else you would like to share with us: If anyone is interested in a weight loss buddy I'd love to have another person to share with and to be accountable to =)

MadameZombie 05-06-2009 01:42 PM

First name: Zombie

Geographical location: Pittsburgh PA

Age: 21

Marital Status:
Single but it might change soon

Children/Ages:
None yet and hopefully not for a long time!

Occupation:
Still in college

Pets:
Doberman, Odin

Hobbies/Interests: Video games, art, illustration, comics, porn, fine dining

Height: 5'4"

Eye/Hair Color: Brunette/ Green

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey:
May 1st

Starting Weight: 183lbs technically

Present Weight:
180lbs

Goal Weight:
135lbs

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss:
Wings, Alcohol

Following any specific plan: Eat 5 times a day and exercise!

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: I graduate in December and I want to look good! I don't want to shy away from the camera.

Anything else you would like to share with us:
This forum always keeps me motivated!

cara0017 05-08-2009 08:33 PM

First name: Caroline

Geographical location: Ontario, Canada

Age: 25

Marital Status: Single

Children/Ages: None

Occupation: Graduate student

Pets: One dog (poodle-pomeranian mix) named Brandy

Hobbies/Interests: videogames, creative writing, anything Japanese

Height: 5'7

Eye/Hair Color: Green / Dark brown

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: 2009-03-17 (this is the LAST time)

Starting Weight: 185

Present Weight: 170

Goal Weight: 140

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: I'm surrounded by feeders! My family and friends all show their affection through food. Especially my best friend (who is a fantastic chef!) It'll be hard to turn down his weekly pan of home-made cinnamon rolls.

Following any specific plan: Stay away from fatty stuff. Eat plenty of vegetables. Exercise 5 times a week.

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: I have Jillian Michael's books and dvds! I never really knew how to exercise. Now I do. The woman is a genius!

Anything else you would like to share with us: Umm... I love the dancing broccoli icon. LOL. :broc:

wantstoloseweight 05-09-2009 12:53 AM

First name:Lynne

Geographical location:Central Florida

Age:23

Marital Status:single

Children/Ages:1 beautiful daughter-2 years old

Occupation:Waitress

Pets:none

Hobbies/Interests:art, music, exercise, dance, yoga, watching tv. (Bones, Grey's Anatomy, What not to Wear, Project Runway, and So you think you can Dance) and movies (Crash, Slumdog Millionare, The Notebook... to name a few of my faves)

Height:5'3

Eye/Hair Color:Blonde/Brown

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey:3/14/2009

Starting Weight:219

Present Weight:206

Goal Weight:130

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss:Changing my eating habits... and not getting discouraged when I mess up.

Following any specific plan:Just a low calorie diet and plenty of exercise.

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past:I'm committed to losing weight for myself and no one else... and I'm doing it the healthy way.

Anything else you would like to share with us:Just that i'm so happy I found this site. I am loving seeing other peoples progress. It's incredibly motivating and I cant wait to be able to post my before and after photos.

BigBreezy 05-09-2009 03:31 AM

First name: Brittany, but you may refer to me as Brit or the Britness.

Geographical location: The South. I see no need to classify myself as further redneck by specifying state.

Age: 21, almost 22.

Marital Status: Single, single, single.

Children/Ages: None, thank Krishna.

Occupation: Weeell, job searching at the moment.

Pets: Miniature Schnauzer. His name is Martin Scorsese.

Hobbies/Interests: Travel. Reading. Soccer. Softball. STL Cardinals. Writing. Politics. Longboarding. Manchester United. The beach. Art. Live shows. Playing guitar/piano. Singing. Bars. Fun. Apple products.

Height: 6 foot.

Eye/Hair Color: Brown (turquoise contacts occasionally)/Dark brown.

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: Uhh, 5/9/09.

Starting Weight: Yo Momma. Too much.

Present Weight: See above.

Goal Weight: Ehh...175 - 200. Any smaller and I think I'd look weird since I'm so tall.

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: Hm...southern food?

Following any specific plan: Oh, you know, the old exercise and eat better thing...

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: Well, there haven't been any before now.

Anything else you would like to share with us: Obsessed with Twilight. Yup.

sassybangs 05-10-2009 02:39 AM

First name: Allison

Geographical location: Washington, dc

Age: 23

Marital Status: semi-serious boyfriend

Children/Ages: nada

Occupation: lab scientist

Pets: cat (mary jane), chihuahua (jack), and a chinchilla (little jimmy halpert)

Hobbies/Interests: sim game fanatic. zelda. tv. and i wonder why im fat!!!

Height: 5'6

Eye/Hair Color: green/blonde (dont let the pic fool you)

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: im going with may 2009

Starting Weight: 189...scary

Present Weight: 185

Goal Weight: 160 for now

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: binge eating

Following any specific plan: attempting exercise. eating more natural foods, food journaling, and calorie counting

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: dont really know. i want it more this time around?

newself09 05-10-2009 09:37 PM

First name: Courtney

Geographical location: Ohio

Age: 25

Marital Status: Married

Children/Ages: 5 year old son

Occupation: Self employed - antiques and collectibles

Pets: cocker spaniel puppy

Hobbies/Interests: vintage costume jewelry, reading, garage sales

Height: 5'7"

Eye/Hair Color: blue/brown

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: May 10, 2009

Starting Weight: 360

Present Weight: 360

Goal Weight: 150

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: food addiction

Following any specific plan: FA (Food Addicts In Recovery Anonymous)

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: I am doing this for me. :)

Anything else you would like to share with us: Check out my blog for my story

RubyGuggenheim 05-11-2009 12:06 PM

First name: Lucy

Geographical location: NY

Age: 21

Marital Status: Single

Children/Ages: None

Occupation: Legal Assistant (going to law school in August)

Pets: None

Hobbies/Interests: Reading, jewelry making, piano

Height: 5'6

Eye/Hair Color: Blue eyes, brown hair

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: 1/1/09

Starting Weight: 205

Present Weight: 172

Goal Weight: 140

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: increased appetite from quitting smoking

Following any specific plan: Nope

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: I'm being healthy about it (in the past I've eaten too little)

Anything else you would like to share with us: Hi!

Muffin Top 3 05-11-2009 11:53 PM

First name: Neetu

Geographical location: Alberta, Canada

Age: 19

Marital Status: Single

Children/Ages: None

Occupation: Unemployed (Fulltime Student)

Pets: None, but I want to get a puppy.

Hobbies/Interests: I usually have to copy and paste what other people have. I always tend to draw a blank when it comes to questions like this hahaha. But TV, now exercising & yoga, CLEANING!

Height: 5'6

Eye/Hair Color: Brown eyes, dark brown hair

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: May 11, 2009

Starting Weight: 215

Present Weight: 215

Goal Weight: 150.. for now.

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: the cravings, knowing when to stop eating, taking the bus all the way to the gym.

Following any specific plan: Nope, just the old fashion way. Eat healthy and excersice like a mad man.

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: This time I'm determined to lose it and I'm going to stay commited. I've had enough of being overweight.

Anything else you would like to share with us: I'm so glad I found this site. Good luck guys!

roobear 05-12-2009 08:12 PM

First name: Rachael

Geographical location: Somerset. England

Age: 22

Marital Status: In long-term relationship (with member slimmingsi)

Children/Ages: None

Occupation: Student (not for much longer)

Pets: 2 cats (Frank and Max), 1 brother (Henry)

Hobbies/Interests: Singing, dancing, badminton.

Height: 5'2

Eye/Hair Color: Eyes:Grey/blue/green ish Hair: mousey brown dyed blonde

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: ages ago

Starting Weight:159

Present Weight: 162

Goal Weight 126

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: actually losing instead of gaining

Following any specific plan: Nope

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: Umm

Anything else you would like to share with us: I am very bad girl and i keep falling off the wagon, i am a constant yoyo and i have very little motivation.

miss shelly84 05-14-2009 09:34 PM

First name: Michelle (Shelly)

Geographical location: Memphis, TN, moving to St Charles, MO by August 1st

Age: 24.5

Marital Status: Recently single

Children/Ages: No kids

Occupation
: Technical/Grant Writer, but going back to school soon.

Pets
: 2 kitty cats: Frodo and Legend

Hobbies/Interests: yoga, recreational writing, reading, occasionally hiking/backpacking

Height: 5'3"

Eye/Hair Color
: Eyes: blue; Hair: naturally ash blond, superficially red (it needs redyeing badly)

Starting Date of Weightloss Journey: Off and on since aged 14, but more recently, May 13, 2009

Starting Weight: 230

Present Weight: 230, give or take (don't have a scale at present)

Goal Weight: 115

Biggest hurdle to overcome in weightloss: Motivation, Financial Issues (how to pay for the whole foods and such), Eating too much at night

Following any specific plan: Vegan/Vegetarian Diet

What is different this time in your weight loss efforts than in the past: I have a reason to diet, primarily that I will be in a new environment and I want people to judge me based on my personality, however ostentatious it may be, and not, "Wow, look at the funny fat chick." : )

Anything else you would like to share with us: Um... that about covers it, methinks.


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