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Creating a new me! Taking better care of myself.

I had nearly decided to wear fat pants for life, but I am on a new diet that is actually working! So excited to see a new me and to avoid obesity related health issues.
I had nearly decided to wear fat pants for life, but I am on a new diet that is actually working! So excited to see a new me and to avoid obesity related health issues.

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DIETROCKSTAR I tried on two pairs of jeans last night that have not fit since 2006. And it wasn't even a struggle. :)
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 current weight: 173.6 

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Member Since: 4/16/2010

SparkPoints: 24,490

Fitness Minutes: 36,406

My Goals:
To get healthy and slim.

My Program:
Medifast as of 7/27/2013

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I am from Los Angeles, born and raised.

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i love goth music and clothing.

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12/9/2013 11:15:55 AM

thanks for the comment on my blog, that last visit to the surgeon was well over a year ago, sept 2012, and i walked out of there filled with anger, over her telling me, lap band wont work for me i NEED gastric bypass, and also, I walked out of there determined to show her and the world., and i did, i walked and i worked out and i ate healthy and i lost 70 pounds, without her help or any magic miracles, just hard work.
thanks again, and i was just having the conversation with my brother sat night, about the very thing you said, surgery is just a physical intervention, it does nothing to change the goals of the person, it does not keep them from being a food addict, or from abusing food or abusing themselves, even the ones who go thru extreme counseling.
i have many friends who have had these surgeries and not one single one of them, NOT EVEN ONE, has gone more than 2 years without gaining part of the weight back, having to have bowel, or espogeal surgery, or kidney problems, etc.
not for me, i would rather learn how to eat healthy, learn how to exercise and learn how to deal with my own addictions and live with them, maybe i will never lose all the weight, but i bet i will be alot healthier, thanks again.

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12/9/2013 10:51:02 AM

Thanks for the comment on one of my pics. I have a graphics addiction - LOL. Just love pics of all kinds. Hope you are staying warm. Huggss!!!!

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11/22/2013 4:14:22 PM

Ugh, relationship issues. You know whenever I fight with my SO I always end up drinking. emoticon

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11/15/2013 2:49:00 PM

I tried the peanut butter soft serve and it was OK. I'm just not a fan of ice cream or smoothies in general. But yea, crappy jobs will do that. I was 135 then gained weight because I was poor and unemployed out of college. Then got a job as a cashier at a discount clothing store. Gained 20 lbs. Then got a job in my field but crappy pay still and gained another 30 lbs in stress. Then I quit when I got my current job's offer and never looked back. emoticon

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11/15/2013 1:49:43 PM

Thank you so much for your wonderful comments on my blog!! I just have to repeat something you wrote there, that I absolutely love:

"My doctor telling me I was obese didn't help. The weight watchers thing didn't help (although it might now!) Not fitting into any pants didn't help. People calling me "Fatty" didn't help.

In the end I had to decide that I was tired of what seemed like an endless yo yo. And it was up to me to find a REAL solution."

THIS!! This is so beautiful - it was my experience too!! Yes, I had a health crisis - but it was *ME* that decided, "I NEED to do this for myself!! I am worth the money for MediFast, I don't like where I am right now, I need to take a chance and try to be healthier." And when your head is in the game, it's not so hard. (Still a bit hard - hey, there is food temptation EVERYWHERE!!)

And yes, it doesn't matter the price - a crack addict will pay whatever to get his/her next high, as will a shopaholic or an alcoholic or whatever. An addiction is an addiction.

Thank you again for your wonderful story!! I am so happy that MF has worked so well and CONGRATS on being so close to a healthy BMI!! emoticon

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