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I am a reired Kindergarten teacher, librarian, and 6th grade teacher. I have been large all my life. I started off in life being a nearly 9 lb baby. I was 165 lbs. my senior year from highschool. I was considered fat then. My son looked back on my HS picture and said, " Mom you weren't fat", but back then everyone was lighter than they are now. I should have weighed 125-155.

I got married had a child and gained weight to 260. I lost weight and was back to 200, then ...
Hello,
I am a reired Kindergarten teacher, librarian, and 6th grade teacher. I have been large all my life. I started off in life being a nearly 9 lb baby. I was 165 lbs. my senior year from highschool. I was considered fat then. My son looked back on my HS picture and said, " Mom you weren't fat", but back then everyone was lighter than they are now. I should have weighed 125-155.

I got married had a child and gained weight to 260. I lost weight and was back to 200, then all of a sudden, or so it seemed I was 255 again.. up up up went the scales and I was in denial of where I was on the scales. Next I hit 315 and hung there for years. I had to have back surgery and I lost weight but then it found me again after I remarried. I have been up to about 360 and lost down to 294. I want to go down to 150. My dad is a diabetic and I have been told that I am too.

I decided after the diabetic diagnosis to get a hold on my weight. I am down to 294 and feel so much better. I have always suffered from depression too so I have new medicine for that and that is helping tremendously! NEW NEWS! I AM OUT OF THE DIABETIC RANGE. MY DOCTOR TOOK IT OFF MY CHART. I WAS IN THE NORMAL RANGE AS OF OCT. 31, 2008. THIS WAS ACHIEVED BY WEIGHT LOSS.

Thanks for any help that I can get! I have to do this! We are the campground hosts this year and I am really loving that too.




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Member Since: 7/22/2008

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Fitness Minutes: 125

My Goals:
Reach 150

Live and have a fuller life

Enjoy my family

Enjoy my dogs

Enjoy friends

My Program:
Cutting back

Taking CLA

Watching my Carbs

Trying not to eat sweets

Thinking about exercise!

Personal Information:
Birthday October 31

Mother of 2 dogs Jazzy, Nipper and one son, Gary

Married (2nd time around) MUCH BETTER!

Loves dogs, wild life

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Name: Bren

Reading constantly

Love Libraries






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CROYDONJOHN
1/22/2010 11:28:51 AM

Hi! Thanks for your nice comments on my page. Yes, I love the mountains. Well done on your weight loss so far and it's great to hear you are out of danger with the diabetes.
Best Wishes,
John



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BONMACK
12/31/2008 8:06:27 PM

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10/11/2008 4:27:25 AM

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CROYDONJOHN
9/1/2008 8:06:31 AM

Thanks for the message! Yes I love walking up in the mountains although sadly living in London I only get to do it about once a year. I went to Snowdonia a couple of years ago and climbed Cader Idris which was the first mountain I'd climbed after I'd hurt my ankle running. It was great to know I could still get up and down the hills although the fact I could hardly walk for a couple of days afterwards made me realise I needed to join the gym! The photo on my profile is from the Mamore range in central Scotland. This year I went to the Lake District although the weather was pretty wet! After being very fit as a runner about three or four years ago I got injured and had about a year of not being very active and putting on a bit of weight. I joined the gym last year and am much fitter now. Still a bit heavier than I was when I was running but I think I was a bit *too* thin then and I think you are allowed to put on a *bit* of weight as you get older! Either way I am not deliberately looking to lose any at the moment. Crikey I've written a book!

Good luck with your goals anyway!



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SKWRLYGRL
8/31/2008 9:14:28 PM

Hey There! Thanks for stopping by my page and addng me as a friend! I love the pics of your pooches! How cute that Jazzy is a diva! I've never owned a female pug, I've only had boys.

I am wishing you much success with your health goals and cant wait to learn more about you on the Pug Lovers team!

Sharon



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