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paulacolette

Joined: Mar 13
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Posted: 18 Mar 2013, 13:19
Hi fellow dieters, healthy people!!! I just joined this month, and I am looking for some moral support. I have already lost about 60 pounds on my own, and with the help of TOPS. I have over 190 pounds left to lose. If you have been where I am, and are successfull, I want to be your buddy.
yankgal46

Joined: Feb 13
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Posted: 23 Mar 2013, 14:44
What are TOPS?
eKatherine

Joined: Aug 12
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Posted: 23 Mar 2013, 15:48
Isn't TOPS a 12 step program?
paulacolette

Joined: Mar 13
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Posted: 04 Apr 2013, 14:29
No, TOPS is Taking Off Pounds Sensibly. Its a support group, and we follow our own individual plans. I am really enjoying it. We meet once a week. We are held accountable for our weight. Look it up on the internet, I bet there is a chapter in your area!! Can never have too much moral support!!
paulacolette

Joined: Mar 13
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Posted: 04 Apr 2013, 14:30
And, by the way, I went yesterday, and I was the biggest loser of my chapter for the month of March!! Its very inspirational!!
Katuchi

Joined: Apr 13
Posts: 2

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Posted: 04 Apr 2013, 14:44
Wow. Great Job! What an inspiring story! What are some of your tips to stay on track? I have just started as well.
paulacolette

Joined: Mar 13
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Posted: 04 Apr 2013, 18:59
Katuchi, I think the fact that somebody besides me is holding me accountable is really helping. I am feeling good, and so much better. I just keep thinking about how bad I was feeling, and that's almost motivating enough. I have two girls, 7 & 11, and they have so many things to do in life, and I want to see it all! I don't have time to waste! I have to make everyday count! And, that's what I'm doing and have been for 3 and a half months! My life quality is not what I want, and for a second I forgot that I deserve to be happy. I just need to keep it one day at a time.Wink
jade1623

Joined: Apr 13
Posts: 2

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Posted: 04 Apr 2013, 21:52
Great job! So far on this diet I have lost 51 pounds total..I'm not doing tops but I'm right along there with ya ...I have 145 pounds more to lose before I reach my goal weight. Which at this point is discouraging , but one step at a time! Good luck with your weight loss ...keep up the great work!
paulacolette

Joined: Mar 13
Posts: 10

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Posted: 05 Apr 2013, 10:26
Hi Jade, thanks for the encouragement!! Keep it up! You are doing good so far too!! You have to set some small goals, and then it will go by fast!! Good luck to you!!
paulacolette

Joined: Mar 13
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Posted: 05 Apr 2013, 10:28
By the way, yesterday I walked a mile!!! I havent walked a mile since I was in High school!! Two days in a row I have done it. It probably doesnt seem like alot, but to me, what I was doing, it is alot. I am proud of myself. I will do it again today!!



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