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LILSPARKGIRL Posts: 2,740
9/13/11 4:43 P

18 and in college - I have one of those!

Sorry mom...at 18 and in college? If he lives at home give him physical chores - washing the cars, taking out the trash, mowing a lawn (a push mower is great), cleaning the pool. Only stock fruits and vegetables in the house. If it comes in a wrapper don't bring it in.

Living at school? Don't send care packages that include food or fast food cards. And...that is it. He is 18. We had 100 percent food control from birth to middle school and from middle school to high school we had 80 percent control.

When they are in college and 18, you hope for the best.

You could have pulled strings - get him in a dorm furthest from classes, helped pick a hilly college in an active state.

It's hard! I have wanted to be more involved in my kids college life, but you just have to pray and let them know you are supporting them.

1st Goal: 18lbs by June 1 - Met goal on 4/28

2nd Goal: Onederland by July 31

LUANN_IN_PA Posts: 16,796
9/13/11 2:00 P

What exactly do you need to find?

“We cannot change the cards we are dealt, just how we play the hand.”
~ Randy Pausch

"There's a difference between interest and commitment. When you're interested in doing something, you do it only when circumstance permit. When you're committed to something, you accept no excuses, only results."
~ Art Turock

"We have a saying in Tibet: If a problem can be solved, there is no use worrying about it. If it can't be solved, worrying will do no good."
~ 7 Years in Tibet
PRUITTE1 Posts: 3
9/13/11 1:33 P

I need to find something for my son, who is a freshman in college and weighs over 300 pounds. He has a problem with food.

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