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Phoenix Rising in Albany

Well, I have chosen a phoenix to represent a "weight lose" re-birth. I use to be very average in size (not thin but not fat, a solid size 8) and completely happy with myself. I think I was around 160.
One thing lead to another, I met my husband (gained weight (about 10 pounds)), got engaged (gained more weight (another 15)), got married (gained even more (another 15)), got pregnant - GAINED 80 POUNDS at the height of my pregnancy (270pounds)! Yikes!!!
I tried nutrisystem (wasted ...
Well, I have chosen a phoenix to represent a "weight lose" re-birth. I use to be very average in size (not thin but not fat, a solid size 8) and completely happy with myself. I think I was around 160.
One thing lead to another, I met my husband (gained weight (about 10 pounds)), got engaged (gained more weight (another 15)), got married (gained even more (another 15)), got pregnant - GAINED 80 POUNDS at the height of my pregnancy (270pounds)! Yikes!!!
I tried nutrisystem (wasted money lost 5 pounds & gained 7 in the end), tried curves (not a fan), tried a few fad diets (did ok, but gained it all back).
As of today, I weigh in at 214. Time to get back in control of my eating, I am tired of changing what I need/want for those around me, particularly my husband. He is my Saboteur, we've had countless fights over him sabotaging my diets - before this over & over...and those ALWAYS ended in me giving in. He constantly derails all my efforts, part of me thinks he's insecure for whatever reason if I lose weight & get to my goal - that I'll leave him...maybe I will....maybe I won't....and maybe he needs to get his head out of his butt and think that maybe I want this for me!
Case in point. I told him I was to be starting my diet Jan 1 - on Jan 1 ----he says let's got to dinosaur bbq for lunch. I said no, so he sat downstairs sulking, Dinosaur for dinner - no - sulking again! Sunday....Dinosaur for lunch ---NO GO BY YOURSELF! Dinosaur for dinner? NO!!!!! Did he go, nope sulking again! Argh! I am so frustrated, and he sees he's doing nothing wrong.

IT'S TIME FOR ME AND I WILL NO LONGER ALLOW OTHERS TO SET MY DESTINY!I look forward to rising up and shedding more weight – restoring myself.
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WRITEAWAY
6/20/2008 8:46:25 PM

You are absolutely amazing. You RUN after that precious biker-child of yours!! :-)!



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MICHELAR
6/19/2008 3:26:39 PM

Hi doll! Thanks for stopping by my page & adding me as a firiends! I did likewise!
I am doing great! I hope you are better after your gazebp fiasco! emoticon
Not cool thing to happen! Happy to hear you enjoyed my pics! It is awesome underneath the deep blue sea!
Take care come see me again anytime!
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BRIELLFAM
6/19/2008 8:54:36 AM

Hey there!

I am one of you admns for the May 18-24 class. Isn't it fun to break through a certain number? I love it!

Do you live in Albany NY? (I ask because there is an Albany, GA down here in da' south). I saw that your husband was going to Lake George...one of our favorite places! My SIL owns Twin Birches at Lake George. Have you ever been there?

Hope you have a great weekend!

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LKPBUTTERFLY
6/17/2008 9:59:54 PM

Colet73, Wow you were so nice to leave a note on my sparkpage and I have not been reading them, am I bad! You are doing awesome, congratulations! I am really enjoying getting my fingernails dirty lately! Last year I put in two climbing "bareroot" roses and this year there are over 100 buds and flowers on it. I was growing a little hideaway for my grandsons with sunflowers and tonight the mommy and baby rabbit ate half of them! grrrrrr emoticon Linda



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FIT_4_ME_4_LIFE
6/15/2008 12:11:45 AM

Thanks so much!! emoticon



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