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30 lbs lost, June 2011

me at my smallest after 114 lbs lost - i've since gained 108 lbs back, but want to get back here!

my old pants after 114 lbs lost. (taken 2012) Back on the bandwagon to do this again!


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Recovering bulimic and working on bettering the quality of my life.. Working on building building my strengths and motivation to push myself out of the box daily. i am on a journey to a happier, healthier & more well balanced me..

Starting weight in 2011 was 315 lbs.
Lost 114 lbs and weighed in at 201 lbs.
This last year I have regained 108 lbs, putting me at 309 lbs.

This journey will primarily be about healing mentally and emotionally first, and then followed by physical. I was diagnosed as bulimic at the very young age of 9 years old and have a lifetime of food abuse and self abuse to heal. I learned to stuff the food and ignore the feelings and it became my safety net and best friend (the food). So, feeling really vulnerable and confused when I take my known safety net away. It's like re-learning everything from the very start.

I am tired of being miserable and having self-pity parties. I'm ready to get right for me and me only, no one else. I want to feel better, feel joy within and find inner peace. I also want to build my self-esteem and find my inner supergirl!

I'm ready to fly!

i have a blog about my weight loss & recovery journey.. link is below ..


Member Since: 11/11/2011

Fitness Minutes: 3,301

My Goals:
- lose weight
- good health
- build self-esteem
- love myself
- Appalachian 2018 or 2019
- run a 5k
- to love the skin i am in
- to NOT be so obsessive
- to log on SP each day
- to always move forward
- to inspire & help others
- to keep positive like-minded friends
- work on anxieties/fears

My Program:
- exercise daily
- eat intuitively/mindfully
- meditate !!
- blog / journal
- use all of my tools
- water, water, water
- proper sleep
- practice MINDFULNESS
- no restricting
- no binges / purges
- practice gratitude

Personal Information:
- from Saint John, NB, Canada
- Live in Fredericksburg, VA
- Buddhist
- love my Halfside & wife, KC!
- mom to 2
- work in healthcare
- love music
- Aquarius
- graphics artist
- i smile LOTS!
- family-oriented

Other Information:
- stop & breathe
- forgive myself often
- reach out for help
- i am NOT alone
- progress not perfection

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