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Old 11-01-2013, 10:53 PM   #1  
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My name is Hannah. I am from the US and I am 20 years old. I love to paint, draw, and sketch. I love my two cats and I have 7 brothers and sisters. I am recently struggling with my weight. Before I left for college, I was at my lowest weight of 169. 2 years later and 40 pounds gained, I am at 225. I am unhappy and I need to get back on track with my health and eating habits. So Im struggling to get back on track. I use to count my calories and weight out all my portions. But I work constantly and go to school and just have not had the ambition to start doing this again and to work out. I want to start working out again. I need motivation!!! One of my biggest faults are eating at night, eating before bed, or eating because of boredom. I need to break this habit but I find it hard for some reason. :/ Anyway, I just am trying to get my habits back on track and my weight and motivation back on track too! I hope everyone else has lots of success in their endeavors
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Old 11-01-2013, 11:57 PM   #2  
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Welcome, Hannah! So cool that you like to make pictures -- I love the visual arts.

For me, motivation isn't that helpful because I have a hard time making it last. What worked for me was creating structures that helped me keep good habits. For exercise, I give myself a monthly goal and then track it here with a group of encouraging folks. When I'm not feeling motivated, they help me get my energy back. If you want to join us, we just started the November challenge:

Good luck! This is a very supportive place, but a little overwhelming at first. Take your time and find some part that you want to hang out in. You might check out the 20-somethings here:

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Old 11-02-2013, 09:58 AM   #3  
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Hi Hannah! Welcome to the site!
My niece has the same name and interests as yours!
I'm a student too, I got finished with my A levels this june and just got into a med school which starts on monday. I need some serious motivation too. Lets see..
Best of luck to you.
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