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Supergirl79

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Posted: 14 Oct 2010, 03:23
Hi everybody! I am 31yrs old, single, 165 pounds and have about 40 pounds to lose to get to my ideal weight!! I am quite small only 5'2" so this extra weight is really 'weighing' me down both physically and mentally. 2 years ago I had brought my weight down to 145 pounds and stopped there and now the weight has come back to 165 Sad but no sense in dewelling in the past i've got to get through this again and this time no stopping till i reach my ideal weight because i owe it to myself! I really hope i can find some nice friendly buddies here who can help me stay on track and I will also do my best to be there for them.
I want to start a system by which we send an email to each other everyday to report on our progress i.e. calories eaten, weight (if you want), exercise and most importantly motivation level and anything else you want to talk about. We can motivate each other and also help each other keep in track. What do you guys think?? i think 5 buddies with similar goals would be really great! Lets become the supergirls and kiss the weight goodbye!
“Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else”
JC63

Joined: Sep 10
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Posted: 14 Oct 2010, 08:37
I think that's an awesome idea, I like the sound of supergirls! Im 31 also and I have at least 60 or 80 pounds to drop. Ive only been on here a couple weeks but I love using the app on my droid phone, so easy! Right now i'm 201 lbs and 5'7". You would be my first buddy Smile JC63
sajehoff

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Posted: 14 Oct 2010, 08:44
Hey Supergirl,

I am also 31, single and trying to lose some weight. I find that I do so much better when I have some accountability so I just love this idea! I am friending you now, you too JC63!

-Sara
Supergirl79

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Posted: 14 Oct 2010, 09:38
Thank you ladies!! I guess we are all in the same boat here. OK so what do you think if we exchange daily progress with each other? it'll be like our club. I find that if its a small group its much easier to keep in track and support each other. How about we create a private group called Supergirls and we can post our daily progress there? Here's something i think might work:

Calories Goal: Calories Eaten:
Exercise Goal: Exercise Done:

Weight:

How was the day?:

That's it! We can keep it simple and if one of us is slipping, we can help them back up again.

I hope you guys will like the idea.
“Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else”
kmg3366

Joined: Aug 10
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Posted: 14 Oct 2010, 09:41
Hi I'm 23 and have a little over 40 pounds to lose. I really would like to be in a group that checks in everyday so we can all stay accountable. I would love to join if you'll have me. =)
Kristin
Supergirl79

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Posted: 14 Oct 2010, 09:48
Why not Kristin! It'll be great. I hope we can be atleast 10 members it'll keep us all motivated and even a little competitive i dare say Wink
I'm sending u a buddy request now and if its ok with all i will create the private group and invite everyone?
“Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else”
kmg3366

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Posted: 14 Oct 2010, 09:54
Sounds good to me.
Kristin
FitMrsPearso...

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Posted: 14 Oct 2010, 09:58
o0o this sounds like a great idea and just the motivation I need to get back on track! Can I be a supergirl too?
Supergirl79

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Posted: 14 Oct 2010, 10:04
I have created the group and invited all of you. Lets get started! No time like the present Smile
“Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else”
babysophie

Joined: Nov 07
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Posted: 14 Oct 2010, 10:21
I am interested. Please let me know if you have room for one more.
wnt2bsknny

Joined: Oct 10
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Posted: 14 Oct 2010, 10:27
I guess I was too late Sad I am 32 years old 202 lbs and need to get to 150 lbs...... good luck to you!!!!
Supergirl79

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Posted: 14 Oct 2010, 14:03
hello babysophie and wnt2bsknny i am adding you as buddies and will invite u too!!
“Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else”
lotus2009

Joined: Dec 09
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Posted: 20 Oct 2010, 06:42
Hi I'm 30 and have 50pounds to lose,present weight is 160,want to be 110 and need an everyday buddy.I am doing Atkins
acmickey

Joined: Oct 08
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Posted: 20 Oct 2010, 06:53
Hi - I'm 34 and I want to lose about 20 lbs. Looking for buddies if there is still room available. Smile
Foodlady

Joined: Sep 10
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Posted: 20 Oct 2010, 08:56
I'm 5'2" as well and would love to join in if you still have room? I'm down 48Lbs, and still have 22Lbs to go, but they just don't want to go! The more support the better Smile
SW: 184 Lbs.
CW: 148 Lbs.
GW: 114 Lbs
Adrienne54

Joined: May 10
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Posted: 20 Oct 2010, 13:53
I too would love to join. I'm 30, following Atkins, have about 35 to lose (shooting for 135) and need some good buddies. I'm in Delaware & there aren't really any local people for me to connect with.
~~We cannot direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.~~
sarahfelix

Joined: May 10
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Posted: 27 Oct 2010, 08:43
I am 28 with just over 40 pounds to lose, would love to join if you will have me!
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kmg3366

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Posted: 29 Oct 2010, 07:54
lotus2009, acmickey, Foodlady, Adrienne54, and sarahfelix I added you all as buddies so I can invite you to the group. I feel it is really important that we have about 10 active members that will post everyday or most days (everyone knows sometimes life can interupt that). Anyway, we have 7 members in the group, but there are only about 3 and recently 2 that post almost everyday. If you still want to be involved I'll invite you. We all need this support.
Kristin
dandersonjr3...

Joined: Apr 10
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Posted: 29 Oct 2010, 09:21
Hey, is this only for the ladies? I'm 43, and I have my final 15 pounds to lose, and I have to keep it off.

I'd love to join in.
marahp

Joined: Sep 09
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Posted: 29 Oct 2010, 09:52
i have a bit more to lose than the rest, but would still love the motivation and support and to be there for others... any room left??



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