over 50 and looking for a buddy

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LadyDi1

Joined: Dec 09
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Posted: 26 Dec 2009, 08:53
I'm over 50. Need to lose over 50lbs. Live in the Plattsbugh Ny area. anyone interested in buddying up to lose?
SantaCruz

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Posted: 29 Dec 2009, 20:21
Sure, I'm over 50 & need to lose about 70 lbs. I'm new on this site; just kind of checking things out.

Live near Washington DC, but I've lived in many parts of the country, including Buffalo, NY.
Pillsbury...

Joined: Dec 09
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Posted: 30 Dec 2009, 01:17
I'm 55, would really like to lose from 40-60 lbs, live clear across the country in Seattle, WA, and would enjoy supporting each other in this challenge!
Lyndy228

Joined: Dec 09
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Posted: 31 Dec 2009, 06:42
Count me in...I seem to "fit" the profile. lol Wouldn't it be great to support one another in achieving a NEW profile? I am 57 and need to lose 70 pounds...a new high for me and one I never dreamed I'd see. No excuses here but it seems that stopping smoking, getting a sedentary job, and thyroid failure have been the perfect scenario for this weight gain. I WILL conquer this last issue and will enjoy the rest of my life participating in it rather than just watching it. "Try" is not in my vocabulary as I was told trying is looking good while failing. No trying here...just DOING.
How shall we be motivators for one another? Would texting be helpful?
digitalthink...

Joined: Dec 09
Posts: 3

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Posted: 01 Jan 2010, 10:03
I'm 53 and I need to shed 50 pounds. I have a large belly that has to go. I got addicted to cigars in 1997 and had had a tough time quitting until I had a heart attack in 2004. That did the trick. So my plan is watch what I eat and exercise at least 5 days a week. My bad habit is drinking red wine in the evening. I checked out Jorge Cruise's Belly Fat Cure and I'm encouraged. I live in South Carolina.
thinisme

Joined: Jan 10
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Posted: 03 Jan 2010, 14:56
I'd be eager to be a buddy too! I just found this site this morning. I will turn 52 on Thursday and I need to lose at least 40 pounds. I lost a big chunk of weight in my early 30's, but now I am back to square one. I live in Louisville, KY. I also am unsure how everything on here works for now, but will be exploring. How do we actually be buddies for one another? Just talking right here????
Mary O

Joined: Nov 06
Posts: 21

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Posted: 03 Jan 2010, 16:19
Everyone here sounds just like me! Can I be a buddy too???
MsRRR

Joined: Jan 10
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Posted: 03 Jan 2010, 23:23
I'm up for joining a group. This is my first venture at social networking. I'm 51. I have 70 lbs to lose. I'm a bit nervous that I'll spend too much time here, but look forward to the support. I work at home. A lot of time at the computer. I look forward to this new venture in the new year.
LMJ114

Joined: Dec 09
Posts: 13

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Posted: 04 Jan 2010, 07:46
I turn 50 this year. Have 30 pounds to lose. I am not quite a match... but this Post has received so many hits, from so many fun people, that is seems like the place to be. I'm from the midwest, but I travel all across the East, and Southeast... including DC, the Carolinas, Louisville. If you'd like another buddy, one only just starting the 50s club, please include me!



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