New Guy joined today and I am over 300lbs with over 140lbs to lose. Needs buddies!!!!

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Posted: 20 Nov 2013, 14:06
Due to the many health problems I have,I am forced to make changes in my diet and exercise to lessen the problems. I need diet buddies who can support me and so I can support them through good and bad times. I am quite deaf too.

I would love male as well as female buddies from all over the world.

Hugz Dan


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Posted: 20 Nov 2013, 18:46
Welcome aboard, danban42! I sent you a buddy request. There are a lot of amazing people here on the FS site with great insight and information, and we love to encourage and support each other. As you read posts and journals, find members whose ideas you like or whose story resonates with you and send them a buddy request. Just take small steps a little at a time and soon you will see and feel success. Good luck to you!

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Posted: 21 Nov 2013, 06:46
Hi Dan

I've sent you a buddy request. I've registered a while ago but have only recently committed to a weight loss program. Like you, I need support and encouragement. I have to lose more than half my body weight and it is so daunting.All I can say is; don't give up.

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Posted: 21 Nov 2013, 07:18
Hi Dan. I was in your shoes. Went from 325 to 213 and on my way to 190 using FatSecret. Carried that weight since the early 90s until this past year. Will be glad to share tips and strategies. Bill
Bill Pratt - Links to calorie calculators and IF info

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Posted: 21 Nov 2013, 08:59
glad your here. I am trying to lose about 50 pounds but having to take the Chemo drug has proved to be a big wall to me in my weight loss. Hope you fair better.

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Posted: 21 Nov 2013, 09:54
Hey my friend. You're in the exact right place to drop some weight - and it doesn't even have to be all that hard, as long as you dedicate yourself to it.

Trust me - it's ALL worth it!

I used to weight 360 lbs. I dropped to literally half my size, have had excess skin removed, and I am now at 165 lbs, with PLENTY of muscle to armwrestle the youngsters and a whole new lease on life.

Fatsecret has been my best friend through this entire process.

Feel free to add me as a buddy. Smile


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I went from morbidly obese to being the owner of TABDIG - a weight loss coaching service that helps people worldwide losing weight. It's been an amazing journey. 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, living healthy and helping people to reach the very same goals. I am stronger, healthier, thinner, happier! If you feel that you need help losing weight, don't hesitate to send me an inbox message.

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