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My name is Amanda. I live in Southwest Ohio. I am 33 and have always struggled with my weight. There have been time periods where I have lost a lot of weight but I always put it all plus some back on. In January of 2013 I hit my highest weight ever and was so unhappy. I started taking an anti-depressant which seems to be helping my moods. I also started working with a personal trainer / nutritionist and she is helping me a ton! In the last 14 months I have completely changed everything I ...
My name is Amanda. I live in Southwest Ohio. I am 33 and have always struggled with my weight. There have been time periods where I have lost a lot of weight but I always put it all plus some back on. In January of 2013 I hit my highest weight ever and was so unhappy. I started taking an anti-depressant which seems to be helping my moods. I also started working with a personal trainer / nutritionist and she is helping me a ton! In the last 14 months I have completely changed everything I eat and have lost 97 pounds! I have a ways to go but I can't remember the last time I felt positive and excited about the future. I have learned to love exercise again - It really is an escape for me after a long day at work. And, for the first time in several years, my weight officially starts with a 1!!!
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Member Since: 7/31/2005

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I have been so up and down for so many years that the last 14 months have been quite a whirlwind for me. My trainer/nutritionist has become one of my best friends. I am happier and healthier than I ever thought I could be. I still have 30-40 lbs that I'd like to lose. And, I know it will happen in time.

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To be honest, I still look at calories but they are not as big a part of my plan as they used to be. I really look at the nutrients, eat lean protein at least twice a day and I eat every 2-3 hours.

I exercise every day, although some days I do less than others. Just being active is a great feeling.

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Amanda from Fairfield, OH - I am a single young adult who is finding that losing weight is allowing me to enjoy life again!

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"Live each day as if it were your last . . . because you just never know . . ."

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ALLFORME4EVER
7/12/2009 10:21:48 PM

Hello and welcome to the EE team! You have joined a very supportive team and I'm glad you found us! Best wishes to you for a beautiful day! emoticon



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SPARKLINJEWELLS
7/12/2009 7:28:59 PM

Welcome to the EE team!!

Iíve belonged to a lot of teams here on spark-- i really do believe that the Emotional Eaters team is one of the very best, itís a great group of people- very supportive and encouraging-- and it is very refreshing to talk with people who "get" what you're going through!!

Check out the main page of the EE team- there are ďstickiedĒ topics you may be interested in to get involved- a buddy thread, a place to introduce yourself, weigh-in challenge, a birthday post.

Spark has a lot of great tools, and you will learn which ones work best for you. The best tools are the people tho, always willing to lend a hand, an ear, or a shoulder. Iíve been here for over a year now, and I still am overwhelmed, every day, by the kindness and goodness of others on this team!! That has made a world of difference for me. I hope you have the same success!

~~best of luck to you on all of your goals!!!
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7/12/2009 3:34:37 PM

Welcome to the Emotional Eaters team. emoticon



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SEEMAINE
7/12/2009 3:21:28 PM

Welcome to the Emotional Eaters team! Everyone is very kind and supportive! Best wishes on your success!



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SAMODER
6/29/2009 8:03:19 PM

Hi, I am on the teacehrs Learning to Lose team. We don't live too far form one another. I'm just over the border in Indiana

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