JOHNA629   3,933
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November 2015





June 2007 - 380 lbs





June 2008 to Sept 2008 - 35 lbs off with Medifast



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Such a pretty face....

I'm Johna. I've been overweight since I was about 5 years old. I've lost count of the number of diets I've attempted and failed. An acquaintance I ran into lost 105 lbs using SparkPeople, so I came to give it a try!

Two years ago, I joined a club I'd never thought I'd be joining. I got divorced after over 17 years of marriage. Amid the myriad emotions coming with this change was work I did on myself and my boundaries. I'm now in a relationship with a man who has helped me ...
I'm Johna. I've been overweight since I was about 5 years old. I've lost count of the number of diets I've attempted and failed. An acquaintance I ran into lost 105 lbs using SparkPeople, so I came to give it a try!

Two years ago, I joined a club I'd never thought I'd be joining. I got divorced after over 17 years of marriage. Amid the myriad emotions coming with this change was work I did on myself and my boundaries. I'm now in a relationship with a man who has helped me discover things about myself I never thought possible. I'm also in a different career that takes me out of my comfort zone. I'm a work in progress, but I'm taking steps I haven't taken before.

I wish I'd taken charge of myself and my health a long time ago. I wish I had a nickel for every time some (supposedly well-meaning) person had told me in my youth, "You should lose a little weight, dear, you have such a pretty face...."
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Member Since: 6/18/2007

SparkPoints: 3,933

Fitness Minutes: 855

My Goals:
I want be healthy and live my life; go motor cycle riding, traveling, enjoy outings, stave off diabetes and joint problems.

My Program:
I'm taking the first steps to battling my food addiction:
journaling
portion control
analyzing foods
emotional introspect
increasing activity

Personal Information:
Married 11 years (met DH on the 'net)

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Likes: Harry Potter movies, animals, music, reading, anything water (snorkeling, SCUBA), travel

Dislikes: Rude people, crowds, crowds of rude people

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REALTYLADYLISA
7/10/2014 10:58:58 AM

Happy Birthday Johna, I'm in your Path to Freedom group, but haven't "met" you online yet...hope all is well...have a great birthday!



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DIFROMWYOMING
6/3/2014 10:53:55 PM

We believe the Path to Freedom is in loving ourselves.
Please know we're still here if you need us.
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SBG842
7/20/2013 3:21:14 AM

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QUILTINGB52
7/11/2013 8:40:09 PM

Thank you for your kinda thoughts over my loss of Wayne. When I don't want to face reality - I still think of him as just being on vacation...



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DIFROMWYOMING
7/11/2013 1:46:57 PM

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So happy to be on the Loving Ourselves Healthy team with you!
Choose healthy. Choose YOU.
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