CPLATT1

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Feb 14, 2009 - 270lbs, Not where I wanted to be for my wedding but I am so happy anyway




November 2008 - 280lbs, Getting ready to go out - Can't wait to wear something other than black




December 2006 - I was at 356lbs just before this photo. I think I was around 350 mark


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Before joining SP I lost 74lbs. December 2006 I hit my all time high of 356lbs. I decided that I did not want to keep going up that I need to do something about it. By May of 2007 I lost 50lbs. I than fell off the wagon and went back up 20lbs. Through battling for my mom's life and lost I bounced around the 330lb mark. November 2007 my doctor sent me to a Nutritionist to learn how to eat healthy. I so wanted to get this weight off for the sake of health. I was also in a relationship with an amazing supportive man. I did very well with the small changes the nutrionist made with me. At least what started small. She taught me a lot. She was always asking me to journal my food. I would start and stop and start and stop. I lost 52lbs in 2008. I was pleased but wanted to loose more and learn to journal more.

My dear friend Laura from Texas introduced me to Sparkpeople. What an amazing sight. I loved how easy it is to journal. I showed my nutritionist the sight and gave her my information so she can see my food journals. She was very excited about it as well.

I decided that eating wasn't enough and with the cold Canadian winters I decided to start going to my brother's house to use his treadmill. Money is a huge factor so joining a gym isn't in the cards. I have weights at home and my brother's treadmill. Although as of March 16th I still haven't used the weights but will in April. I want to be below 250 before picking up a weight. I mastered the eating for the most part. Now I want to get the treadmill going than the weights. I am enjoying the journey but the stresses in life always creep up, and set me back. I am very pleased with my progress and look forward to making my final goal weight.

Thank you to all for your encouragement. Emotional Eaters Team is the greatest. I really find the posts are so helpful to keep me on track.


Member Since: 12/1/2008

Fitness Minutes: 7,305

My Goals:
To live a healthier lifestyle. To look at my pictures and be happy with what I see.


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Journal and excersise and read as much as I can



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    "Procrastination makes easy things hard, hard things harder."~Mason Cooley

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    2220 days ago
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    Just passing through to wish you an AWESOME week...

    "The willingness to change can be inspired by others but change itself is a personal choice. It is “Choice” not “Chance” that determines your destiny."~~Gary Eby


    HUGS,

    Melissa
    2227 days ago
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    "Keep your mind on the great and splendid things you would like to do and then, as the days go gliding by you will find yourself unconsciously seizing the opportunities that are required for the fulfillment of your desire. Picture in your mind the able, earnest, useful person you desire to be, and the thought you hold is hourly transforming you into that particular individual you so admire."-Elbert Hubbard


    HUGS,

    Melissa
    2245 days ago
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    Thank you for being you

    The key to our success
    rests in people like you,
    who embody the spirit of greatness
    by saying, "Yes I can, and so can you!"
    Thanks for your inspiring dedication
    and tremendous example to the world.
    2257 days ago
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