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October 2008 One Year Later Reception/Anniversary...pretty close to same weight I am now.


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I am starting yet another journey with this weight loss battle....again and again and again. I have been overweight most of my life. Now in my 30's with 3 young children (ranging in age from 4 years, 3 years, and my youngest 8 months)...I have realized I NEED to get healthy for me and for them. After the delivery of my youngest I have also battled with thyroid cancer...have had surgery, had treatment, and am trying to adjust to this new life as well as be a mother, a wife (my husband is in the military and is often gone, plus the fact that we move often). I know I have a lot on my plate, but I have to ask myself how much longer am I going to use that excuse or find another one. There are always going to be excuses.....I just don't want to use them anymore. I don't want to be the girl with the beautiful face any longer. I want to feel good, have energy, feel fit, shop in regular stores (Lane Bryant love ya...but I need variety!) and so much more. Most importantly I know what I don't want to be...obese any longer! I want to have a healthy self image. It is going to be a long road ahead of me, I know that. I know what I HAVE to do....it's doing it that's the problem...it's self control and picking myself up once I get down and keep on blowing ahead!

Member Since: 11/2/2009

My Goals:
~ 10lbs at a time
~ drink more water
~ cut back on coffee
~ track my food intake
~ exercise
~ plan meals and snacks


My Program:
~ hold myself accountable
~ plan ahead in order to track calories
~ do the best I can do and take small steps



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My name is Morgan. I live in CT and am a stay-at-home mother to 2 beautiful preschoolers and a beautif baby. I am also a military wife to the most wonderful husband.


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I am always looking to meet people. I love to talk. I love to play with my kids and watch them learn knew things everyday. They are my life! I want to be a better mom and have more energy to keep up with my children...they are exhausting...especially at my size!




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  • v LUVMYCRAZYKIDS
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    Happy Thursday! Just checking in to see how it's going! My kids go back to school next week so I am planning on kicking the exercise into gear! Gotta get movin'!! Have a great weekend!

    Dawn
    1867 days ago
  • v LUVMYCRAZYKIDS
    Thanks for adding me as a friend! I have added you as well. You are beautiful, beyond your pretty face (don't let anyone tell you otherwise!)

    It helps to have friends that are on the same journey and "understand" the struggle.

    Good Luck on this journey! Let's keep in touch about what works!

    Dawn
    1889 days ago
  • v PBGWILLIAMS
    Just wanted you to know that I am thinking and praying for you daily. I hope you are well. God Bless!
    1974 days ago
  • v FIERCESTCALM
    just checking in to see how things are going for you. hope all is well! isn't your concert coming up really soon? or has it already happened?
    2009 days ago
  • v AL-PHIL
    Hi my name is Anna, I am a thyroid cancer survivor..I also had papaliarry carcinoma. My story sounds very similar to yours. I have boys and my yougest was 4 at the time. my biopsy was also inconclusive, so had surgery and had the cancer in both the right and left lobes.. Went through low iodine diet also, the had RAI. My endo had me stay away from for 7 days, because of my children and our dog. I stay in my moms basement, my hubby ansd kids would come to my moms house and sit in the front yard. they would talk to me through the window. It was hard not being w them. But it went by fairly quickly. I don't have any books, but I went to the thyca website quite a bit. If you have questions you think you can ask. You are in my prayers. God Bless.
    2035 days ago

    Comment edited on: 3/4/2011 9:35:43 AM
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