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blackbanditg...

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Posted: 16 May 2012, 08:16
I am a 28 year old stay at home mom. I am new to this site. I am hoping it will help me stay motivated. I would really like to be healthy and feel better about myself. This seems like a good way to have some support.
sngglebnny

Joined: Feb 10
Posts: 153

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Posted: 16 May 2012, 08:24
Oh yes, it is a great place for support. Also, it is a great place to find information like recipes, and read people's personal experiences on different diets. You might read someone's journal and think, "oh, so that's what I'm doing wrong" or even "been there, done that let me reply to them and tell them how to get through it". I love this community.
Dieting is like religion. There are the basic rules that everyone should follow. The rest you personalize to a lifestyle for the best results.

Current Size: 14/16
Goal Size: 8/10
Goal Date: December 31, 2014
pam-u-la

Joined: Aug 11
Posts: 298

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Posted: 16 May 2012, 08:28
Welcome to the site. It is a very effective tool to assist in both the physical and emotional side of losing weight.
I am sure if you put your mind to it and with support from people here you will do great.
lovingmomma

Joined: Oct 11
Posts: 102

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Posted: 16 May 2012, 10:39
Welcome! I am a 27 year old stay at home mom, I love this site, I have tried other weight loss communities, but I personally like this one best. It's a great support!


Starting weight- 219 lbs May 2011
Goal 150 lbs- my original main goal, reached 6/22/2012! Yipee!

Pregnant with baby # 4. Gained 55 lbs. Weight at end of pregnancy 8/9/2013 204 lbs
Goal 1- 175 lbs reached February 23, 2014
Goal 2- 160 lb
posterchild6...

Joined: Apr 10
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Posted: 16 May 2012, 10:46
It works really good to keep you in the mindset, make some friends and support, and recipes. Welcome aboard!
kingkeld

Joined: Sep 09
Posts: 1,980

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Posted: 16 May 2012, 12:52
Welcome aboard - this IS the place to be if you want to drop some weight. I started out unsure whether I could do this or not, and look at me now. If I can do this, anyone can. Seriously.
As already suggested, stick around, participate and read, read, read. Write a journal, ask questions. The more we learn, the better we do this.
Enjoy your journey - I know I have, and it's ALL worth it.
"Losing weight is never about eating as little as possible"
- Kingkeld.
"You wouldn't worry so much about what others think of you if you realized how seldom they do.
― Eleanor Roosevelt
"Do. Or do not. There is no trying."
- Master Yoda.

From October 4th 2010 to April 3rd 2012 I lost half my body weight - 80 kilos/170 lbs. Since then, I have had two cosmetic surgeries to remove excess skin. I have now quadrupled my strength, gained several kilos in muscle mass, and today I focus on building muscle, optimizing my diet, and living healthy. I am stronger, healthier, thinner, happier!



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