November 2010- a good hair day.

This is me now 2010. :(

I was this skinny twice and gained it back. :(


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I am in such a precarious place. Having just finished a 16 week Optifast program and I only was able to really "fast" perfectly for about 8 weeks and then I started doing it "my" way. Eventually I stopped doing it all together.

I just made a huge move geographically back to the town I grew up in. I have never lived here as an adult. So far so good, but I don't have any connections.

I'm in line to get the "surgery" and I a fully aware that it is just a tool but it is scary and I don't want to lose weight again just to gain it back.

I've lost 200 pounds already TWICE!! I've gained it back twice and I'm just so burned out. The magic is gone.

Looking to connect with folks and perhaps get inspired again.

Member Since: 2/3/2008

My Goals:
To get on track with something that will benefit my health. I am at a crossroads and am puzzled as to how to proceed.

My Program:
No program yet. Trying to do a lot of stuff right now and focusing on my AA recovery but the weight recovery has got to be just as important. I am cooking my own meals. I am very inspired by Marianne Williamson's book. I'm no stranger to OA FA and all the 12 step programs. However, the food 12 step programs are not sparking for me right now. :(

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I just moved to Sacramento after having lived in the Bay Area for the past 25 years. I'm adjusting okay but it is a change.

I have a pug who runs my life and I love him and my kitty.

Was laid off in March 2010 and still haven't found a job. Looking....

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I have a dog named George who runs my life and this economy is scaring the bejeezus out of me and I am really feeling the pinch of the economy.

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  • v CONNIE48036
    Hi there. Not sure if you are still on SP, but just wanted to say hi. Shoot me a note. Hope you are doing well. Have a great weekend! emoticon
    288 days ago
    Hi There, I thank you for adding me as a friend, I added you back.
    It's hard to look at your Spark name, just happens to be my favorite cookie. Ha!!
    I almost broke down and bought a mix the other day. had them in my hand , but I put it back and walked on. But seeing the name "Snickerdoodle" is tempting.
    I am going to be thinking of cookies all day long. Smile!!!
    I hope you are enjoying the Spark experience and will embrace all it has to offer.
    Be strong, stay positive,
    Hugs Tisha
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    1473 days ago
  • v EMMABE1
    Just dropped by to say - Hi. and welcome you to “Team ~INDYGIRL” emoticon
    We aim to create a friendly, and supportive environment in SparkPeople land!! - Please feel free to jump in and join in the message boards. It has been proved that people who contribute regularly to message boards and blog regularly lose more weight, more easily than those who don’t, so come on in.
    It is a great place to be and you will find lots of friends, and ideas to help and support you at all stages on your journey, so please don’t ever be afraid to ask questions. Even if it seems a small thing it is important to you – and someone will have the answer, or will have been there.
    I hope you succeed in all the goals you set
    Please leave your Sparkmail on for this team as ~Indygirl sends out a new challenge each week
    Enjoy the journey
    emoticon Hi from Australia
    Ann (Co-leader Team ~Indygirl, and Chair Exercise Team)

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    Catch a smile - be part of the SMILE EPIDEMIC!!

    1474 days ago
  • v KATIE2U2
    Hi! Just read your page & I have done the same thing--lose 200 lbs several times only to put it all back & then would gain more. Each time I got bigger than when I started to diet. I felt so good & had pep & energy. I loved buying new smaller size clothing. I want to feel like that again. I'm tired of yoyoing. So let's get healthy & drop this weight once & for all. emoticon emoticon
    2099 days ago
    Hey there beautiful! How are you today! I was thinking about you and figured maybe I would pop by to see how you are doing! Smile big and keep your head high!

    2104 days ago
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