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Old 05-01-2009, 09:01 PM   #241
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S/C/G: 165/stuck in the 130's/120

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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
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Old 05-02-2009, 12:44 AM   #242
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Location: CA
Posts: 11

S/C/G: 207/ticker/140

Height: 5'4"

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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
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Old 05-03-2009, 02:02 PM   #243
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Location: Bricktown NJ
Posts: 8

S/C/G: 225/209/205

Height: 4'9"

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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
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Old 05-03-2009, 11:37 PM   #244
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Location: Kansas
Posts: 91

S/C/G: 181/150.2/125

Height: 5'3

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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.
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Old 05-05-2009, 09:31 PM   #245
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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 pasthis 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 =)
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Old 05-06-2009, 02:42 PM   #246
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S/C/G: 185/ticker/135

Height: 5'4.5"

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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!
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Old 05-08-2009, 09:33 PM   #247
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Location: Ontario, Canada
Posts: 57

S/C/G: 225/ticker/140

Height: 5'7

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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.

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Old 05-09-2009, 01:53 AM   #248
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Location: Auburndale, FL
Posts: 20

S/C/G: 219/197/130

Height: 5'3

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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.
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Old 05-09-2009, 04:31 AM   #249
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Location: the south, unfortunately
Posts: 4

S/C/G: fat/fat/unfat

Height: 6ft

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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.
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Old 05-10-2009, 03:39 AM   #250
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Join Date: May 2009
Location: Washington, DC
Posts: 61

S/C/G: 189/159.6/150

Height: 5'6

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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?
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Old 05-10-2009, 10:37 PM   #251
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Location: Ohio
Posts: 51

S/C/G: 360/357/150

Height: 5'7"

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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
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Old 05-11-2009, 01:06 PM   #252
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Posts: 165

S/C/G: 205/ticker/140

Height: 5'6"

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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!
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Old 05-12-2009, 12:53 AM   #253
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Location: Alberta
Posts: 8

S/C/G: 215/213/150

Height: 5'6

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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!
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Old 05-12-2009, 09:12 PM   #254
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Location: Coventry
Posts: 214

S/C/G: 202.5/189/120

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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.
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Old 05-14-2009, 10:34 PM   #255
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Location: St Louis, MO
Posts: 121

S/C/G: 237/194/125

Height: 5'3"

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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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