New again & need encouragement/buddies!

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truffles

Joined: Jan 11
Posts: 14

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Posted: 13 Aug 2011, 10:44
hello! i signed up several months ago, lost a little weight, & started to eat Horrible again! of course i gained the weight back. i want to get serious this time! iam tired of being unhappy with the way my body looks and not fit into my clothes! any encouragement is greatly needed! buddies, anyone?
mehardies

Joined: Aug 11
Posts: 5

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Posted: 13 Aug 2011, 10:54
I'm not sure how to do the buddies thing, i just joined today! First off, way to go, taking control of your life. are you just changing how you eat or also working out? I find that when i work out, i'm so much more likely to stick to it because I don't want to undo all that hard work!
a little about me.
i have been using the app on my phone for a couple months. i lost 6 pounds and kept it off.
i'm down another 2, but you know you can't really count it til you weigh in 3 times in a row and it's the same number!
i lost a ton of weight in college and slowly over the past 11 years it's crept back up. I was nearing 160 and had to take action...my goal is 147 so i can fit in all the suits in my closet!
I'll encourage you if you encourage me! i need someone to hold me accountable so i don't go face first into a cake (yah, that might have happened last weekend)
skinny_love

Joined: Jun 11
Posts: 7

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Posted: 13 Aug 2011, 11:17
hiya, im pretty new aswell i'll add you on here so we can support each other Smile
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AllieAna

Joined: Aug 11
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Posted: 13 Aug 2011, 11:26
I'm also new and need a lot of enc0uragement and motivation!!..
You sh0uld add me aswell PLEASE!! Xxx Smile*
fallenstar85...

Joined: Aug 11
Posts: 9

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Posted: 13 Aug 2011, 11:32
I just joined this site a couple of weeks ago. I am also looking for some buddies. Initially started at 176 and got down to 143, using a diet that I found in Glamour magazine. Somehow I lost all motivation for anything and have gained weight and am back up to 165. Currently lost about 4 lbs, so I'm working on getting to 135.
truffles

Joined: Jan 11
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Posted: 13 Aug 2011, 11:59
Mehardies- i have been watching what i eat, as well as using my elliptical machine or swimming. i guess when i lost a little weight i got too confident thinking i could eat whatever i wanted! i almost peed myself when you said about weighing 3 times!! i do that too (because the scale could be wrong depending on how i stand on it)! i don't like cake, but a huge bowl of pasta gets me every time. glad someone saved you last weekend! thanks for buddying up!
truffles

Joined: Jan 11
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Posted: 13 Aug 2011, 12:00
skinny_love- we all need lots of encouragement! i'll kick you in the butt if you do the same for me!
truffles

Joined: Jan 11
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Posted: 13 Aug 2011, 12:01
AllieAna- definitely! if we have people we can count on, we'll be able to succeed!
truffles

Joined: Jan 11
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Posted: 13 Aug 2011, 12:03
fallenstar85- i understand about losing motivation. every time i start being good again, i truly believe it will be the last! this time i need help! buddies are essential to my success! i am currently 147, hoping to get down to 125. let's do this!!
jenxner

Joined: Jun 11
Posts: 7

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Posted: 13 Aug 2011, 22:33
Welcome back! I'm fairly new, been here about 2 months, and am looking for buddies too. I'll try to see if I can "friend" you all. *crosses fingers that I figure it out* lol
Victoriaelle...

Joined: Feb 10
Posts: 19

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Posted: 13 Aug 2011, 23:10
Me too! Joined again today after gaining back 8 lbs since April. My husband and I eat together and enable each other, so any encouragement from those of you in a relationship like this would be greatly appreciated!



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