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This is me at my top weight 245, 15 years ago (at age 23)





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This is me in 2000, before my 40 lb. weight gain. An example of the miracles that abound in OA -HOW!



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Coming Back to Life

My name is Lisa. I have been working on living a life free of compulsive/emotional eating for many years. I lost 110 pounds 15 years ago, and maintained that weight loss until I had my daughter 5 years ago. I have gained 55 pounds back. In January I declared 2008 the year I take myself back. I did lose 15 pounds, but gained it all back plus 5. I returned to SP for the motivation it offers on April 1. I know I cannot do it alone. I have been praying and looking for a way.

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My name is Lisa. I have been working on living a life free of compulsive/emotional eating for many years. I lost 110 pounds 15 years ago, and maintained that weight loss until I had my daughter 5 years ago. I have gained 55 pounds back. In January I declared 2008 the year I take myself back. I did lose 15 pounds, but gained it all back plus 5. I returned to SP for the motivation it offers on April 1. I know I cannot do it alone. I have been praying and looking for a way.

"Now with God's help I shall become myself." Kierkegaard




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Member Since: 4/21/2008

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Fitness Minutes: 2,292

My Goals:
To take care of myself physically, emotionally & spiritually.

To follow this program one day at a time.

To enjoy moving my body and exercising.


My Program:
1. Daily tracking my food in Diet Power program.

2. Cardio at least 3 times a week.

3. Journal daily.

4. Read material that inspires my well-being daily.

5. Participate in team discussions to give and receive support.

Personal Information:
I am 40 year old mother of a 5 year old daughter Hannah. I am a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist in private practice with my husband who is also a therapist. We live in Minnesota.

Other Information:
Booklist:

Transformation Soup, SARK

The Truth will Set you Free, Alice Miller

The Body Never Lies, Alice Miller

Parenting from the Inside Out, Daniel Siegel

7 Principles for Making Marriage Work, John Gottman

Changes that Heal, Henry Cloud & John Townsend

Boundaries, Henry Cloud & John Townsend

Homecoming, John Bradshaw

Healing the Shame that Binds, John Bradshaw

The Alchemist, Coehlo



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ARARUTH
9/12/2010 3:35:02 PM

How have you been? I was gone for a while and just wanted to say hi!



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WEENGAN
8/31/2009 1:07:36 AM

Hello Lisa,
I know its been a while, but I just wanted to stop by and see how you are doing. I know that you were having some struggles just as I have the last time we talked, but I pray things are better now and that you are on the right track. If not, this is a new day. Come on lets do this. We owe it to ourselves to be healthy. You inspired me so much when I first got started, now I want to be here for you. Look forward to talking with you soon. Edwina



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JAVAJO47
7/7/2009 6:22:46 PM

Hi Lisa~

You've been in my thoughts lately and I just had to see if you were around. Hope all is well with you and your family. Wishing you all the best!

Jo Ann emoticon



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CRAZY_CAROLLYNN
6/24/2009 8:09:26 PM

Hey,
How are you, I pray you are taking action and making progress in all your endevors. You are an amazing person, worthy of the good life and love. I am grateful to you for all your help in my efforts to do the same. United We Stand!

With Love and Support,

Carollynn




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WEENGAN
5/6/2009 12:34:21 AM

Hi Lisa,

Just wanted to stop by and check on you. I pray that all is well. emoticon

Edwina



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