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I am a 43 year old mother who is 150 pounds over weight. I want more children while I still can, but my weight is keeping that from happening. I have a beautiful husband who is so supportive, and I have a fifteen year old who is inspiring beyond words, as he battles Leukemia in the bravest way possible. I am a lucky mom who is head over heels in love with my family. I want to be as healthy as I can be for them, for myself, and god willing maybe one or two more babies before I get too old. Most of all, I want to set a good example for my son. If I can do it, he can do it too. It's more important than ever that he gets healthy. Otherwise, I may never forgive myself. It's time to get to work!
My goal is to lose 150 pounds
* to track my diet and exercise daily.
* to eat lots of vegetables, protein, nuts, and seeds.
* to limit my carbs, including fruit.
* to limit fatty dairy products.
* to cut out sugar and refined foods totally. I have a sugar and carbohydrate addiction. Yes, a real addiction!
* to practice portion control and keep my calories in check.
I have been away for a long time. I have recently returned to try and get my weight headed in the right direction. After several failures, I had previously decided that enough was enough. I made a series of bad choices that rocketed my weight up to an unbelievable 302 pounds. My first mistake was in making the conscious decision to stop trying to lose weight. I had convinced myself that I gain more weight each time I tried. With each failure came a spiraling vortex of shame and guilt. Instead of telling myself to try again, I told myself that each failure solidified my idea of who I was, and that was a failure. If I could go back, I would say, at least you are still trying. Hang in there. Don't give up. It will be worth it... My second mistake was dragging my family into my vortex of shame. Now my son, who is battling cancer, has developed my same bad habits that I have. We eat loads of healthy foods, but we never watch our portions, and we pair the healthy stuff with sneaky servings o
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| current weight: 297.4