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SCRAPPINPOLLY SparkPoints: (83,133)
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11/30/13 11:15 A

Hi and welcome! This is a great place to get inspiration and support! Jump right in and make yourself at home!! We're happy to have you here!

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Co-leader SP Class of November 10-16, 2013
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Co-leader SP Class of June 23-29, 2013

RNY date: 4/9/2012
Initial weight: 508
Consult weight: 482.2
Pre-op weight: 420
LKEITHO SparkPoints: (330,562)
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Posts: 16,125
11/29/13 8:42 P

Welcome to SparkPeople! You'll find lots of support, information and inspiration here. All the best on achieving your goals!


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LIVINHEALTHY9 SparkPoints: (241,116)
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Posts: 13,526
11/28/13 8:10 P

Hi Jill,
Welcome back!
Just take it one day/ one step at a time.
Use all the tools SP has to offer and be active on your Spark Teams. We are all here to help and support each other.

Best of luck to you!

Northern Ky.

"No one is useless in this world who lightens the burdens of another."
-Charles Dickens (1812-1870)

"Most people don't change until the pain of staying the same is greater than the pain of changing."

GYMCHICK30 SparkPoints: (15,536)
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11/25/13 2:33 P


CAPTATHLETICA SparkPoints: (3,771)
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11/25/13 1:24 P

Hey Jill! I've dealt with anorexia at one point and the past few years with emotional eating. Let me tell you, exercising/eating healthy will do wonders for mental health. I used to have to take lots of medications with horrid side effects to keep me level headed. Since I started, I no longer need pills and feel better than ever before. I'm here if you ever need help or someone to talk to. Remember, we're all in this together! You can do anything you set your mind to. Good luck!

Never give up! Free yourself!!
HEALTHYJILL124 SparkPoints: (581)
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11/25/13 12:07 P

Hi all!! I am new (again) to Sparkpeople. I have not been on here for a while, but this is the time I am going to recover and get healthy! I am 35, in college and working, have a great family, boyfriend, 2 (kind of) stepsons, a dog and a cat. I am trying to enjoy this journey of getting healthier and ridding myself of a dangerous eating disorder. Please feel free to share any words of wisdom or your own stories. Thanks!!!!! I can use all the support i can get!!

Have a great day!!!

Progress, not perfection!
182.6 on 11/25/13 -The beginning (I'm 5'3")
181.0 on 12/2/13
172.0 on 3/29/14

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